BrickLink Privacy Policy

Read our summary of BrickLink's Privacy Policy.


  • Personal data shared with sellers for order fulfillment.
  • Public forums expose user data; personal contact information is prohibited but may be temporarily visible.
  • Automatic data collection via cookies and other technologies.
  • Users can manage communication preferences in the preference center.
  • Data may be shared with affiliates and third parties for marketing purposes.
  • Must be 18 years old to register and use the forums.
  • Seller verification requires submission of legal documents.
  • Buyers and sellers may publicly rate each other, impacting account reputation.
  • Data may be transferred internationally, including to countries with different data protection laws.
  • Users have legal rights to access, correct, and delete personal data (specific to EU and certain other regions).
  • Data retention is for as long as necessary for business purposes or as required by law.
  • Opt-out of targeted advertising requires action from the user and may not be comprehensive.
  • Credit card information is handled by service providers that meet PCI standards.
  • Policy changes will be communicated, but continued use after changes implies consent.

Data Collection

  • Email address
  • Username
  • Region and country
  • Profile information (e.g., interests, photograph)
  • Name, shipping and billing address, phone number
  • Payment card data
  • Communication on the platform regarding orders
  • Information about items listed for sale by sellers
  • Transaction-related disputes
  • Information posted in forums
  • Information collected from social media interactions
  • Automatically collected data (e.g., IP address, device ID, usage data)

Things to watch out for

  • Personal data may be used for marketing by BrickLink, affiliates, and non-affiliated entities.
  • Information in forums is public and can be used by others in ways that may violate privacy.
  • Opting out of targeted advertising and tracking requires user action and may not be fully effective.
  • Data may be shared with third parties for marketing without explicit consent in some jurisdictions.


What personal data does BrickLink collect from me?

BrickLink collects data such as your email, username, region, profile information, name, address, phone number, payment details, and any communication on the platform.

Can I control how BrickLink uses my personal data for marketing?

Yes, you can manage your communication preferences in the preference center, but note that sellers you've purchased from may still contact you.

What are my rights regarding my personal data under BrickLink's policy?

Depending on your region, you may have the right to access, correct, delete, or restrict the processing of your personal data, among other rights.

(Last updated: 04th April, 2024)

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