BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Invaluable, the world’s leading online marketplace for fine art, antiques and collectibles, has taken required steps to further strengthen users’ privacy rights and to better and more clearly inform them of the company’s policies regarding the collection, storage, and use of personal data.
Invaluable is the only live bidding online auction marketplace to be certified as Privacy Shield compliant by the U.S. Commerce Department and the European Commission. That certification, obtained in 2016, outlines requirements for securing handling personal data. https://www.privacyshield.gov/list.
“Amidst the changes, some important things at Invaluable remain the same: our commitment to keeping auction house and user data safe, our policy of not selling or renting user information to third-parties and our practice of collecting only the information we need to deliver the services our users request,” said Weisberg.
“We have worked hard to lead the online art and auction industry in protecting personal data, knowing how important privacy is to our sellers and buyers. We get it, and our track record and policies reflect that,” added Weisberg.
- Clear explanations of users’ data rights, including how EEA users can access and request to delete information from Invaluable’s database.
For more information on Invaluable, to view upcoming auctions and shop from galleries and dealers, please visit www.Invaluable.com.
Invaluable is the world’s leading online marketplace for buying fine art, antiques and collectibles. Working with more than 5,000 of the world’s premier auction houses, dealers and galleries, Invaluable helps buyers from nearly 200 countries connect with the things they love. With best-in-class online bidding technology, along with a fixed-price retail platform, Invaluable provides sellers with e-commerce and marketing solutions, as well as auction management software. Recently called “one of the fastest growing e-commerce sites in the art world” by Blouin ArtInfo, Invaluable has also been recognized by Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™ and the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® program in both 2015 and 2016. Headquartered in Boston, Invaluable also has offices in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Belgium and Australia. For more information, visit www.invaluable.com or follow us on Twitter at @InvaluableLive.