The ib2bglobal.com website is an electronic commerce platform that does not generally involve the collection of personal information of individuals. iB2B Global recognizes the importance of privacy, as well as the importance of maintaining the confidentiality of personal information.
Your privacy is important to us, therefore, when you visit our iB2B Global website; know that we have taken steps to ensure that we do not collect more personally identifiable information about you than is necessary, except when you specifically and knowingly provide it. For instance, while many areas of our website are free to all users, we do require registration for some services. If you decide to register for these services, or if you request information from us, you may be asked to provide certain information and details, including your name, company, title, country and e-mail address. If you do not provide such information to us, or subsequently withdraw any consent given for our collection, use and disclosure of your personal information, we may not be able to provide you with our products and services, and/or respond to your requests. You will receive information only for the products and/or services that interest you.
Our system uses the following types of cookies to collect information:
* "Google Analytics" cookies (a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc). Google Analytics sets four cookies that allow us to analyze traffic on the website. Google Analytics cookies allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors to this website and to see how visitors move around the site (in particular, what pages of the website are being visited). This helps us to improve the way ib2bglobal.com works.
* Display and preference settings cookies - for example, if you changed the size of the text on ib2bglobal.com when you last visited, a cookie will remember that so that you don't need to do it again.
* "Session cookies" - to identify and maintain a browsing session, and to remember whether you have rejected cookies through your browser settings.
* Cookies that track whether a social networking option has been used to forward material from our website (so that we know which social networking tools are in use).
We will not sell, trade or rent personally identifiable information about our users to other parties, without our users' consent.
We do, however, share certain aggregate information about our users with advertisers, e.g. XX% of site visitors is from North America. This enables us to constantly build a large database of products and suppliers, giving you wider sourcing options.
We also reserve the right to disclose user information in special cases, for example, when we have reason to believe that such disclosure is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be infringing (or threatening to infringe) or who may otherwise be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally), our title, rights, interests or property, or those of other web site users, or of anyone else who could be harmed by such activities. We also reserve the right to disclose, without notice to you, personal information in response to a subpoena or other judicial order or when we believe in good faith that such disclosure is required by any local or foreign law, regulation or listing requirement, or by any stock/securities exchange, governmental or regulatory authority.
We may use the information you provide to respond to your requests for additional information, to contact you, if necessary, to service your account or for other administrative purposes. We may also access your information to resolve disputes, to troubleshoot problems, to enforce agreements between us, or for marketing purposes. In addition, for certain transactions, our system may use your transaction details to automate and to streamline your transaction by checking for electronic data compliance, providing reporting features, and transferring data from previous forms to those of the current transaction.
We may also use the information you provide for certain mailing initiatives. For example, you may sometimes receive an invitation to answer surveys or try out new products and services from iB2B Global. Your feedback helps us develop new products and services based on your needs.
You always have a choice about receiving mailings, surveys or information about products and services from us. Each e-mail and SMS you receive has an "Unsubscribe" option. We use e-mail and SMS to communicate news and special promotions to our ib2bglobal.com members. If you'd rather not receive these messages, you can click the unsubscribe link on the email and you will be unsubscribed from the mail list immediately.
For the above stated purposes, we may share your personal information with:-
* our other group companies;
* third party service providers who process your personal information on behalf of us and/or our group companies;
These entities may be situated within or outside your local jurisdiction and your personal information may be transferred to a place outside your local jurisdiction. Subject to applicable privacy law, we will take steps to ensure that the standard of protection accorded to your personal data transferred is comparable to the protection under the applicable privacy law in your local jurisdiction.
We are committed to providing reasonable and practical access to you to identify and to correct any inaccuracies in or to update the information you may provide. Our users who have provided information on our web site can access and/or correct their personal information by contacting our Data Protection Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or our Customer Services Department by phone: (702) 683-8946 or e-mail: email@example.com, or by using the relevant automated updating system (where applicable) to make corrections or updates.
You may notice that some services available through our website are "Powered by" or "Provided by" other third party content or technology service providers. We contract with these third party providers to help us provide you with better value and service. To fully access and use such services, you may sometimes be required to register for them or to otherwise provide certain information and data. In order to provide you with the services in question, such information and data may have to be made available to the third party provider, who may then process or update such information and data and transmit them back to us. We are highly selective in choosing these third party providers, and they are allowed to use your information and data only for the purpose of and in connection with providing the services which we have contracted with them to provide.