Privacy policy

Welcome to the website (Website). We understand that online privacy is important to users of our Website, especially when doing business. This Statement governs our privacy policy in relation to its users (Visitors) who visit without conducting business and visitors who register to conduct business on the website and use the various services (Services) offered by this site (Authorized Customers).

Personally Identifiable Information

This refers to any information that identifies or can be used to identify, contact or locate the person to whom such information relates, including but not limited to: name, address, telephone number, fax number, e-mail address and information about credit card. Personally Identifiable Information does not include information that is collected anonymously (ie, without identifying an individual user) or demographic information that is not associated with an identified individual.

What personal data can be collected?

We may collect basic user profile information from all of our visitors. We collect the following additional information from our authorized customers: names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of authorized customers.

Which organizations collect the information?

In addition to our direct data collection, our third party service providers (such as credit card banks) who may provide services such as credit and insurance may collect this data from our visitors and authorized customers. We do not control how these third parties use such information, but we do ask them to disclose how they use personal information provided to them by visitors and authorized customers. Some of these third parties may be intermediaries that act only as links in the distribution chain and do not store, retain or use the information provided to them.

How does the website use personal data?

We use Personally Identifiable Information to customize the Site, provide appropriate service offers, and fulfill purchase and sale requests on the Site. We may send e-mails to visitors and authorized customers about research or opportunities to buy and sell on the website or information related to the topic of the website. We may also use personal information to contact visitors and authorized customers in response to specific inquiries or to provide requested information and inform them about our services and products.

With whom can the information be shared?

Personally Identifiable Information about Authorized Buyers may be shared with other Authorized Buyers who wish to evaluate potential transactions with other Authorized Buyers. We may share aggregate information about our visitors, including demographic information about our visitors and authorized customers, with affiliated agencies and third-party vendors. We also offer the option to “opt out” of receiving information or being contacted by us or any agency acting on our behalf.

How is personal data stored?

Personally Identifiable Information collected through this Website is securely stored and is not available to third parties or employees of this Website, except for use as described above.

What choices are available to visitors regarding the collection, use and distribution of information?

Visitors and authorized customers may unsubscribe from receiving unsolicited information from us or contact them and/or our suppliers and related agencies by responding to e-mails as instructed or by contacting them via e-mail at the foot of these Web pages.

Are cookies used on the website?

Cookies are used for different reasons. We use cookies to obtain information about the preferences of our visitors and the services they choose. We also use cookies for security purposes to protect our authorized customers. For example, if an authorized customer is logged in and the website is not in use, the system can automatically log out the authorized customer.

How does this website use login information?

This Website uses login information, including but not limited to IP addresses, ISPs, and browser types, to analyze trends, administer the Website, track user movement and usage, and gather broad demographic information.

Which partners or service providers have access to personally identifiable information from visitors and/or authorized customers on the website?

This Website has entered into and will continue to enter into partnerships and other relationships with a number of suppliers. Such vendors may have access to certain personally identifiable information on a need-to-know basis to evaluate authorized customers for service eligibility. Our privacy policy does not cover their collection or use of this information. Disclosure of personal information must comply with the law. We will disclose personal information to comply with a court order or subpoena or a request from an enforcement agency of the data publication account. We will also disclose personally identifiable information when reasonably necessary to protect the safety of our visitors and authorized customers.

How does the website store personally identifiable information?

All our employees are familiar with our security policy and practice. Information that can personally identify our visitors and authorized customers is only available to a limited number of qualified employees who have been given a password to gain access to the information. We regularly review our security systems and processes. Sensitive information, such as credit card numbers or social security numbers, is protected by encryption protocols to protect data sent over the Internet. Although we take commercially reasonable measures to maintain a secure site, electronic communications and databases are subject to errors, unauthorized changes and intrusions, we cannot guarantee or warrant that such events will not occur and we will not be liable to visitors or authorized Customers for any such events .

How can visitors correct any inaccuracies in personally identifiable information?

Visitors and authorized customers can contact us to update their personal information or to correct any inaccuracies by contacting us via email at the foot of this website.

Can a visitor delete or deactivate personally identifiable information collected on the website?

We provide visitors and authorized customers with a mechanism for deleting/deactivating data that enables personal identification from the website database by contacting them. However, due to backups and deletion logs, it may be impossible to delete a Visitor’s Entry without retaining some residual data. An individual who requests the deactivation of personal data will prevent this data from being functionally deleted, and we will not sell, transfer or use personal data relating to that individual in any further way.

What happens if the privacy policy changes?

We will notify our visitors and authorized customers of changes to our privacy policy by posting such changes on the Site. However, if we change our privacy policy in a way that could result in the disclosure of personal information that a visitor or authorized customer has previously requested not to disclose, we will contact such visitor or authorized customer to prevent such visitor or authorized customer from preventing such disclosure.

Links to other websites:

This website may contain links to other websites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are taken to another website. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked websites as their privacy policies may differ from ours.