August 13, 2003
We strongly believe in protecting the privacy of the personally identifiable
information [PII]  you share with us, and respecting the permission you
give us to use that information. We also believe that it is important to disclose
how we will use your information, and to give you choices about how it will
be used or modified.
Why should you share information with AncientCoinage?
Sharing your personally identifiable information enables us to offer you a
number of benefits. This will make it easier and more convenient for you to:
· buy our products online;
· register your purchase so you can receive all
the benefits to which your purchase entitles you;
· request information specific to your interests;
· participate in online communities;
· adapt web-ads to your taste and preferences;
· receive personalized messages and special offers
that are relevant to your interests; and
· avoid rework together with save time by storing
It will also allow us to conduct market research, to help us to improve our
propositions, to provide responsive customer service and to continuously adjust
our website .
You may choose to share information with us by: completing an online registration
form in exchange for your login ID, your participation in the AC collection,
and/or publication in Coin Gallery; registering a purchase or an inquiry; participating
in an event; subscribing to a newsletter or by direct communication. Registration
of your personal identifiable information, however, always involves filling
in a form.
Knowing you better enables us to improve our serves to you. But the choice
of whether you desire this kind of service is up to you for, with AncientCoinage,
you always stay in command. We do not oblige visitors to our web site to share
their personally identifiable information with us, however, when they do this
enables us to gradually adjust the interface to their personal taste.
We will only collect, use or share your personally identifiable information
after explicit permission to do so. By completing any online registration
form (and checking/ticking the opt-in box where required by law), you are giving
us the permission to collect, use or share your information under the rules
set out below.
If you provide us with personally identifiable information, you will
have reasonable access to that information so you can change it, delete it
or withdraw your permission for us to use or share it.
You may do this by accessing your online profile, or by e-mailing us to request
a copy of your profile at the contact address listed below.
You should know that by registering you are giving us permission to transfer
your personally identifiable information from your home country to B-|-L Consultants,
or selected companies  around the world, who may communicate with you about
products, ancient coins or special offers you may find useful. Some
of these partner companies may repackage the information and even use it under
rules and conditions specified by AncientCoinage.
We will not share any personal financial information you provide (such as credit
card information) with other companies. From time to time, this web site may
provide links to other web sites where you are may be asked to share information.
Please remember to carefully review the privacy policies on those sites; they
Our web site will send a "cookie", a small summary file, to your
computer. This allows us to recognize your computer the next time you visit
AncientCoinage, without bothering you with another request to register. Our
cookies do not collect personally identifiable information. If you do not wish
to receive cookies please refer to your Internet Browser to learn how to block
all cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. To learn more
about cookies we encourage you to visit www.cookiecentral.com
Safeguarding the information you share with AncientCoinage
We recognize our responsibility to protect the information you entrust to us.
AncientCoinage and/or B-|-L Consultants use a variety of secure techniques
to protect your information, including secure servers, firewalls and encryption
of financial data.
Our web site makes also chat rooms, forums, message boards and/or newsgroups
available to you. Please remember that any confidential and/or personally identifiable
information that you provide here becomes public information, and you should
exercise caution in deciding to disclose it.
It is important to note that we will release personally identifiable information
if compelled by law.
Special information for children and parents
While our web site is generally not targeted to children under the age of thirteen,
it is our policy to comply with the law when it requires that a parent's or
guardian's permission is secured before knowingly collecting, using or disclosing
personal information of children under the age of 13.
We strongly recommend that parents take an active role in supervising the online
activity of their children. For more information we recommend that you visit
the following website:
· Kids Privacy Campaign of the Federal Trade Commission
you may click the "Contact Us" button in the office menu, or write
to us at:
AncientCoinage Customer Care Centre
1213 AM Hilversum, the Netherlands
If you have any problem with our use of your information, please let us know
and we will make all reasonable efforts to correct it.
Other sources of information about privacy you may find helpful
There are a number of excellent sources of information about online privacy
and related issues. They include:
European Union Guide
to data protection .
Last Update : July 23, 2003
1 PII: (Personally Identifiable Information) is information that
can identify you by, for example, your ID, your name, address, telephone
2 At present Sonja Lambert & Co BVBA-SPRL, Kleinewinkellaan 58, B-1853 Strombeek, is the sole selected company.
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