Privacy Policy

August 13, 2003

AncientCoinage Privacy Policy for the Internet

We strongly believe in protecting the privacy of the personally identifiable information [PII] [1] 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 your preferences.
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.

Your choices

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.  

Sharing information

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 [2] 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 may differ from our Privacy Policy.

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

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 at

Contacting us

If you would like to contact us for any reason regarding our privacy policy you may click the "Contact Us" button in the office menu, or write to us at:

AncientCoinage Customer Care Centre
Hollandselaan 3
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 number or e-mail address.
2 At present Sonja Lambert & Co BVBA-SPRL, Kleinewinkellaan 58, B-1853 Strombeek, is the sole selected company.

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