Privacy Policy

Table of contents

  1. General
  2. What personal information do we collect
  3. How we use your personal information
  4. Marketing Purposes
  5. Cookies
  6. Access to, review and rectification of your personal information
  7. Protection and retention of your personal information
  8. Other Information
  1. General

This privacy policy describes the policy of   row180.com   regarding the collection, use, storage, sharing and protection of your personal information. This Privacy Policy applies to the Row180.com.

Scope and consent: By using row180.com  you give explicit consent to Row180 for the collection, use, disclosure and retention of your personal information, as described in this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use.

Row180 may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We advise you to read it regularly. Substantial changes to our Privacy Policy will be announced on our Website.

  1. What personal information do we collect?

You can visit our Website without registering for an account. When you decide to provide us with your personal information, you agree that such information is sent to and stored on our servers. We collect the following types of personal information:

Information we collect automatically: When you visit our Website, post an advert or reply an advert or other content, we automatically collect the information sent to us by your computer, mobile device or other equipment that provides access. This information includes, but is not limited to:

  • information from your interaction with our Website and Service, including, but not limited to, device ID, device type, geo-location information, computer and connection information, statistics on page views, traffic to and from www. row180.com, referring URL, ad data, IP address and standard web log information; and
  • information we collect through cookies, web beacons and similar technologies.

Information you choose to give us: We collect and store any information you enter on our Website or that you provide to us when you post an advert. This information includes, but is not limited to:

  • product or service location , email address, telephone number and images you upload ;
  • information provided in the context of dispute resolution, correspondence through our Website or correspondence that is sent to us; and
  • information about your location and the location of your device, including your device's unique identifier information if you have enabled this service on your mobile device.
  • Information from other sources: We may receive or collect additional information about you from third parties and add this to our account information. This information includes, but is not limited to: demographic data, navigation data, additional contact data and additional data about you from other sources, such as public authorities, to the extent permitted by law.
  1. How we use your personal information

You agree that we may use your personal information (see above) for the following purposes:

  • to provide you access to our Service and Customer Support by means of e-mail or telephone;
  • to prevent, detect and investigate potentially prohibited or illegal activities, fraud and security breaches and to enforce our Terms of Use;
  • to personalize, measure and improve our Services, content and ads;
  • to contact you, by e-mail, push notification, text message (SMS) or by telephone, to inquire about our Service and the service of companies that are part of Row180 professional network  for the purpose of targeted marketing activities, updates, and promotional offers based on your message preferences (where applicable), or for any other purposes as set forth in this Privacy Policy

Transfer of your personal information to third parties: We may disclose your personal information to third parties in accordance with this Privacy Policy and applicable legislation and regulations. As further described under Section 4, we will not disclose your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without your explicit consent. We may share your personal information with:

  • certain third parties (such as intellectual property rights holders, supervisory authorities, tax authorities, police and other regulatory authorities) if we are required to do so by law, or in accordance with our Privacy Policy.
  • We may share your personal information:
    • to comply with legal obligations or a court order; or
    • if this is necessary for the prevention, detection or prosecution of criminal offenses, such as fraud, deceit or prosecution, or
    • If it is necessary to maintain our policies or to protect the rights and freedoms of others.
  • companies that we intend to partner with;
  • an intellectual property owner if the owner of an intellectual property right or an intermediary in good faith believes that an advertisement violates the rights of the owner. Before personal information is provided, the advertiser will enter into an agreement that, inter alia, stipulates that information is only provided on the strict condition that it may only be used in the context of legal proceedings or obtaining legal advice.

Without limitation to the foregoing, we shall moreover - in our efforts to respect your privacy and to keep the website free of malicious persons or parties - not disclose your personal information to third parties without a court order or formal request from the government in accordance with applicable law, unless we believe in good faith that such disclosure (i) is necessary for the purpose of, or in connection with, any legal proceedings (including prospective legal proceedings), for the purpose of obtaining legal advice or is necessary for the purposes of establishing, exercising or defending legal rights, (ii) is necessary for the prevention or detection of crime, the capture or prosecution of offenders, (iii) is requested by a body that performs public regulatory functions.

Information you share on row180.com: Our Website allows users to share advertisements and other information with other users, thereby making this shared information accessible to other users. Since our Website also enables you to directly contact a buyer or seller, we recommend that you consider how you share your personal information with others. You are solely responsible for the personal information you share through our Website and therefore we cannot guarantee the privacy or security of the information shared by you with other users.

  1. Marketing Purposes

You agree that we may use the information collected by us to send you offers, whether personalised or not, or to contact you by telephone regarding products or Services offered by Row180.com.

We will not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without your explicit consent. We may combine your information with information we collect from other companies and use it to improve and personalize our Services and functionalities.

  1. Cookies

When you use our Service, we and our service providers may place cookies (data files on your phone or mobile device's drive) or web beacons (electronic images that are placed in a web page's the code) or similar technologies. We use cookies to help us identify you as a user, to provide you a better experience on our Website, to measure promotional effectiveness and to ensure trust and safety on our Website.

  1. Accessing, Reviewing and Changing Your Personal Information

We cannot modify your personal information or account information. You can modify your own information by logging into your Row180 account with the log in details you acquire after posting an advert. When you place a classified advert, you may not be able to change your listing or delete your message. If you want to close your account (where applicable) with us, please send us a request via contact form. We will process your request within a reasonable period of time and process your personal information in accordance with applicable law.


  1. Protection and retention of your personal information

We protect your information by using technical and administrative security measures (such as firewalls, data encryption, and physical and administrative access controls to the data and servers) that limit the risk of loss, abuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, and alteration. Nevertheless, if you believe your account has been abused, please contact us through the Contact Form.

We retain personal information no longer than is legally permissible and delete personal information when it is no longer necessary for the purposes as described above.

  1. Other information

Abuse and unsolicited commercial communications ("spam"): We do not tolerate abuse of our Website. You do not have permission to add other Row180 users to your mailing list (e-mail or postal) for commercial purposes, even if a user has purchased something from you, unless the user has given his explicit consent. If you notice that someone is abusing our Website (spam or spoof emails), please notify us here.

It is not allowed to use our member-to-member communication resources to send spam or content that violates our Terms of Use in any other way. For your security, we may scan messages automatically and check for spam, viruses, phishing and other malicious activity or illegal or prohibited content. We do not permanently store messages sent through these resources.

Third Parties: Unless explicitly provided otherwise in this Privacy Policy, this Privacy Policy applies only to the use and transfer of information we collect from you. Row180 has no control over the privacy policies of third parties that may apply to you. When we work with third parties or use third party tools to provide certain service, we will explicitly indicate which privacy policy applies to you. We therefore encourage you to ask questions before you disclose your personal information to others.

Contact: If you have any questions about Row180 and our Website please contact us via the contact form.