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Last updated: March 1, 2024


Interpretation and Definitions


The words of which the initial letter is capitalized have meanings defined under the conditions specified in the 'Definitions' section below. The following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear in singular or plural.



For the purposes of these Disclaimers:

  • Company (referred to as either "the Company", "We", "Us" or "Our" in this Disclaimer) refers to Segistics which owns the Gavel auction house.

  • You or User(s) means the individual(s) accessing the Service, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Service, as applicable.

  • Website or Site refers to the following site: https://www.gavel.segistics.io/ and all affiliated pages.

  • Application refers to the mobile application used by bidders to participate in auctions listed on the Gavel Platform.  Also called “Gavel” or “Gavel by Segistics.”


Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies.


As you navigate through and interact with our Site, we may use “cookies”, pixels, and other automatic data collection technologies to recognize your browser or device, learn more about your interests, and collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:

  • Details of your visits to our Site, including traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Site.

  • Information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, browser type, and the duration of your visit.

The information we collect automatically does not include personal information unless explicitly provided by the user. We may associate the collected data with personal information provided by the user or received from third parties with user consent. It helps us to improve our Site and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:

  • Provide essential features and services by estimating our audience size and usage patterns, improving security, and preventing fraudulent activity.

  • Store information about your preferences, allowing us to understand your specified interests and customize site activity according to those interests.

  • Speed up your searches.

  • Recognize you as a guest user when you return to our Site.

  • Provide you with recommendations for items for sale, display personalized content, recognize you as a Gavel by Segistics member, enable you to use 1-Click purchasing (if available), and provide other customized features and services.

  • Delivering content, including ads, relevant to your interests on third-party sites, subject to your explicit consent.

  • Analyze the performance of our Site service and compile aggregate data to provide you with increasingly better site experiences.


The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:


  • Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer by a site or its service provider. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate settings on your web browser. However, if you select this setting, some features on our Site may be disabled and it may affect your experience by preventing some of the Site services from functioning properly; though, you may still place orders. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Site.


  • Flash Cookies. Certain features of our Site may use locally stored objects (or Flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from, and on our Site. Flash cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as are used for browser cookies. For information about managing your privacy and security settings for Flash cookies, see Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information.


  • Web Beacons. Pages of our Site and our emails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related Site statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain Site content and verifying system and server integrity).


Third-Party Use of Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

Some content or applications, including advertisements, on the Site are served by third parties including advertisers; ad networks and servers; search engines; content, measurement, and analytics providers; and application providers. These third parties may use cookies alone or in conjunction with web beacons or other tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use our Site. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information and they may collect additional information about your online activities over time and across different Sites and other online services. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content, only with your explicit consent.  If you wish to opt out, please send an email to us at: gavelsupport@segistics.io.


We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly. For information about how you can opt out of receiving targeted advertising from many providers, see Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information.


Managing Browser Cookies


The “Help” feature on most browsers will inform you of how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to block cookies, how to receive notifications of new cookies, how to remove cookies, and when cookies will expire. If you block all cookies on your browser, we will not transfer cookies to your browser. However, you may be unable to utilize all of our Web services or be required to manually adjust preferences every time you visit our Site.


See our Privacy Policy for more information about the types of information we gather and how we use it.

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