Privacy Policy

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1. General Policy.  Wake Up Media Inc., an Oregon corporation doing business as "" ("BidMyTradein"), owns and operates this Website (this "Website").  BidMyTradein knows that you, its visitors, care about how information about you is used and shared.  BidMyTradein promises that it will use information about you carefully and sensibly.  This document describes the information that BidMyTradein collects about visitors to this Website, how BidMyTradein uses that information and how BidMyTradein protects that information.  It also discusses certain choices you have regarding your personal information.  This Policy does not apply to information you post on a Forum (as that term is defined in our Terms of Use) and your rights and obligations with those posting is set forth in those Terms of Use.


2. Personal Information BidMyTradein Collects.  BidMyTradein collects and stores the following information about visitors to this Website:


 2.1 Automatically Generated Information.  Whenever you visit this Website, BidMyTradein receives and stores information about that visit.  For example, BidMyTradein uses "cookies" that will obtain information about you and your Web browser, including: (a) the Internet Protocol (IP) address that connects your computer to the Internet; (b) email address and confirmation when you open an email sent from this Website; (c) password; (d) browser type and version, operating system and platform and other computer and connection information; (e) vehicle posting or bidding information; (f) the date, time and full Uniform Resource Locators (URLs) of your clicks to, through and from this Website; (g) vehicles you search for, view and/or trade in; (h) sections of this Website you visit; and (i) phone numbers you use to telephone our 800 number.  "Cookies" are alphanumeric identifiers that we place on your computer's hard drive through your Web browser to enable our servers to recognize your browser as more specifically described in Section 3.6 below.  Due to the design of this Website, if you set your browser to refuse cookies, BidMyTradein services will not function properly.  If you become an Account User, as defined in Section 2.2 below, you must accept cookies in order to utilize the services offered through this Website.  


 2.2 Information You Provide.  When you visit this Website, you may provide information in order to take advantage of the services offered through this Website.  For example, to sign up for a user account ("Account User"), or participate in a contest or sweepstakes, you might provide your name, address, phone number, and email address.  We use a third party service provider to process credit card and other sensitive financial information, and your use of a credit card to pay for goods and services is subject to Section 3.5 below.  All payments from dealers who have signed a binding subscription agreement ("Subscription Agreement"), are not subject to this Privacy Policy, but governed by the terms and conditions of the Subscription Agreement.  You may always choose not to provide the information we request.  However, you may then be unable to take advantage of the features and services we offer on this Website.  


 2.3 Information from other Sources.  From time to time BidMyTradein may purchase or otherwise acquire information about you from other sources and add it to BidMyTradein database, including updated delivery and address information, customer lists, email address lists, etc.


3. How BidMyTradein Uses Information.  BidMyTradein uses information about you in order to provide the services described in this Website.  In addition, BidMyTradein shares customer information with its affiliates and as described below.  


 3.1 No Sale of Personal Information.  BidMyTradein will not sell your personal information to others except as follows: (i) if an Account User posts a listing with their vehicle information on the Website, third-party dealers who have signed a Subscription Agreement (each a "Dealer") will have access to the vehicle information you provide; (ii) if a Dealer submits a winning bid, the winning Dealer will have access to the Account User's name, address, phone number, and email address; (iii) each Account User will have access to the name, address, phone number and email of each Dealer; (iv) in connection with the sale of all or substantially all of the assets of BidMyTradein related to this Website.


 3.2 Third Party Service Providers.  BidMyTradein may from time to time engage others to provide services to BidMyTradein, to you and to other visitors to this Website.  For example, BidMyTradein may engage other companies to host, operate and maintain this Website, analyze data, provide marketing assistance, process credit card payments, perform inventories or assessments and provide other services.  BidMyTradein will give them access to your personal information to the extent necessary to do their jobs.  BidMyTradein cannot guaranty that those companies will protect your personal information to the same extent described in this Privacy Policy.  


        3.3 Statistical Information.  BidMyTradein sells or otherwise shares some information about its visitors with advertisers, business partners, sponsors and other third parties.  However, that information is statistical in nature and does not identify specific individuals. For example, BidMyTradein counts the number of visitors for purposes of managing its banner advertising business or it may report that X percent of BidMyTradein' visitors are from big cities and Y percent are small towns.  BidMyTradein uses that data to, among other things, customize content, services and advertising to better suit the needs of its visitors and customers.  


 3.4 Emails.  From time to time, BidMyTradein may send email messages to Account Users.  BidMyTradein may use a bulk email service to distribute that information.  If you do not want to receive bulk emails, please indicate that preference on your registration information or contact BidMyTradein at  Except for email messages that you send to BidMyTradein or as provided in Section 6 of the Terms of Use, BidMyTradein will not monitor, edit or disclose the contents of your email unless required in the course of normal maintenance of this Website and systems.  

 3.5 Credit Card Information Provided to Others.  If you use a credit card to pay for goods or services from a service provider who provides services through this Website (each, a "Third Party Provider"), you will be subject to the privacy policy and terms of use of that Third Party Provider, and BidMyTradein will not be responsible for the use of that information.  BidMyTradein will not store your credit card information unless you authorize it to do so.


 3.6 Cookies.  Upon your first visit to this Website, our Website sends a "cookie" to your computer.  A cookie is a file that identifies you as a unique user. It stores personal preferences and user data. Cookies do not identify you by name.   BidMyTradein has two primary uses for its cookies.  First, BidMyTradein uses them to specify unique facts.  For example, cookies can identify visitors' zip codes.  This way you don't have to tell us over and over again in which state you live.  Secondly, BidMyTradein uses cookies to track user trends and patterns.  This helps BidMyTradein better understand and improve this Website and its services.  Due to the design of this Website, if you set your browser to refuse cookies, BidMyTradein services will not function properly.  If you become an Account User, as defined in Section 2.2 below, you must accept cookies in order to utilize the services offered through this Website.  


 3.7 Other Disclosures/Use.  BidMyTradein will disclose your personal information if BidMyTradein in good-faith believes it is required to do so:  (a) by law or to comply with the law or legal process served on BidMyTradein; (b) to protect and defend BidMyTradein ' rights or property; or (c) in an emergency to protect the personal safety of BidMyTradein ' customers, visitors or the public.


4. Links to Other Websites.   When you visit this Website, you could be directed to websites of Third Party Providers and to other websites that are beyond BidMyTradein 's control.  There are many links to other websites from this Website that may take you outside BidMyTradein 's service.  BidMyTradein believes that this is one of the strengths of this Website.  For example, if you "click" on a banner advertisement link or if you click on a Third Party Provider link, the "click" may take you from this Website to the website of that other person.  Those other websites may not have privacy policies or may have privacy policies that are not as protective of your personal information as BidMyTradein 's policy.  These other websites may send their own cookies to visitors, collect data or solicit personal information.  BidMyTradein strongly recommends that you review and understand the privacy policies of the websites you visit, whether you visit those websites directly or through a link from a page on this Website.


5. Forums.  Whenever you give out personal information online, including via forums, message boards or chat groups, that information can be collected and used by others. While BidMyTradein strives to protect its visitors' personal information and privacy as outlined in this Privacy Policy, BidMyTradein cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online and you do so at your own risk.  See, the Terms of Use for more information.


6. Policy Regarding Children.  This Website is for people 18 years of age and older.  If you are under 18 years of age, please do not submit any information to BidMyTradein without the consent of a parent or guardian.  BidMyTradein does not intentionally collect any information about children under the age of 18.


7. Disputes regarding use of Personal Information.  All disputes regarding BidMyTradein ' use of your personal information and/or the terms of this Privacy Policy will be resolved as more specifically provided in the Terms of Use.  This Privacy Policy is a part of and is subject to the Terms of Use.


8. California Privacy Rights.  California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits our visitors who are California residents to request certain information regarding its disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes.  To make such a request, please send an email to: , or write to us at the address indicated below in Section 9.


9. Questions/Changes to Personal Information.  If you would like us to access, update, change or delete information about you in our database (subject to any applicable legal exceptions), would like to opt out of receiving further communication from us, or have questions about our Privacy Policy that you would like answered, please contact at us via, or write to use at:


Wake Up Media Inc.
PO BOX 219157
Portland, OR 97225

9. Miscellaneous.  BidMyTradein ' policy does not extend to anything that is inherent in the operation of the Internet, and therefore beyond BidMyTradein' control.  BidMyTradein uses reasonable precautions to keep your personal information secure.  However, BidMyTradein is not responsible for any breach of security or for the actions of any third parties.


BidMyTradein reserves the right at its discretion to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time.  Please review this page periodically for changes.  


If you at any time have questions about this Privacy Policy, please send your question via email to or send via first class mail to Wake Up Media, Inc.


LAST UPDATED: 05/25/2012


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