When completed with registration you must go back to bid on interested item if not signing up ahead of time by hitting auction button. No bid is completed until it tells you you have have successfully bid. The email address is used to notify you if you are outbid. Please dont use your email password but make up a new one for this site. No information given is shared or given out or sold to anyone, this is an SSL certified site. The last part is to mark the box that you have read and understand the terms and conditions of the site.