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BusinessChannel1.com understands and respects your concerns about privacy. At the same time, we do ask that you provide information about yourself in order for us to understand your needs better and make your experience at BusinessChannel1.com more valuable to you. We created this Privacy Policy to provide you with notice of what information BusinessChannel1.com may collect, how such information may be used or shared with third parties, and how such information relates to the operation of the Site. This Privacy Policy is subject to the Terms and Conditions posted on the Site, including the provisions regarding change or modification of this Privacy Policy and other policies as set forth in the Terms and Conditions. You are responsible for checking this page periodically for changes and updates to the Privacy Policy. Your use of the Site following any posted changes to the Privacy Policy will be deemed an acceptance of such changes. This Privacy Policy is part of, and incorporated into, the Terms and Conditions.

1. The Information We Collect

Registration Information: At the time you register to become a paid member of the Site, you will be asked to complete a registration form which requires you provide information such as your name, address, phone/fax number, email address and other personal information as well as information about your business ("Registration Information.")

Publishing Information: If you submit any information to BusinessChannel1.com to be published on the Site through the publishing tools, including but not limited to Company Listing, Import & Export Services Listing, Trade Leads, and then you are deemed to have given consent to the publication of such information ("Publishing Information").

Payment Information: If you establish a credit account with us or our providers or if you purchase a product or service from BusinessChannel1.com or a vendor available through BusinessChannel1.com, we may collect additional information, including billing information, credit card numbers and expiration dates and tracking information from cheques or money orders ("Payment Information").

Statistical Information: In addition, we gather aggregate statistical information about our Site and Users, such as IP addresses, browser software, operating system, pages viewed, number of sessions, unique visitors and so forth. ("Statistical Information").

Registration Information: Publishing Information, Payment Information, Statistical Information and any information we may collect from you through the use of cookies (see Cookies Section below), or any other means, shall collectively be referred to as "Collected Information".

2. With whom your information may be shared.

BusinessChannel1.com will not sell, rent or barter your personal information other than to its business partners as set forth herein. However, we may from time to time aggregate statistical information regarding our customers, traffic patterns and site usage, or sell our research, which may contain aggregate information. In addition, we may report aggregate information to our advertisers. Such aggregate information will not individually identify any user.

In order to provide you with co-branded services, and to improve our features, we will sometimes share your information with our partners.

We reserve the right to disclose any information if such action is necessary (a) to conform to the requirements of the law or to comply with legal process or subpoena served on BusinessChannel1.com, (b) to protect and defend the legal rights or property of BusinessChannel1.com, the Site, or its users, or (c) in an emergency, to protect the health and safety of its users or the general public. We further reserve the right to release any information concerning any user if that user participates (or is reasonably suspected of participating) in any illegal activity, even without a subpoena, warrant, or other court order. We cooperate with law enforcement agencies in identifying those who may be using our servers or services for illegal activities. We also reserve the right to report any suspected illegal activity to law enforcement for investigation or prosecution.

It is possible that BusinessChannel1.com, its subsidiaries, its joint ventures, or any combination of such, could merge with or be acquired by another business entity. Should such a combination occur, you should expect that BusinessChannel1.com would share some or all of your information in order to continue to provide the service. Notice of any such event (to the extent it occurs) will be posted on the BusinessChannel1.com website, and we will require that the new combined entity follow the practices disclosed in this Privacy Policy.

3. What choices you have regarding the collection, use and distribution of your information.

You may occasionally receive information about the products or services you have selected to place on your personal BusinessChannel1.com pages, which may include BusinessChannel1.com products and services, and the products and services of our partners. BusinessChannel1.com believes that these updates are interesting and informative. In the event you are requested to register, you may be given an opportunity to "opt in" to receive mailings from BusinessChannel1.com and/or its partners by "checking" a box in the registration form. (For purposes of this Privacy Policy, "partners" includes, in addition to third parties with whom BusinessChannel1.com may have co-branding arrangements or some other business relationship or alliance.) If you submit a registration form with the box checked, you thereby consent to being placed on this mailing list. You may subsequently contact us to request to be removed from this list. In every update that we send, we may include an option to discontinue receipt of future updates. BusinessChannel1.com reserves the right to limit any registrations on our Site to those who will accept our information and to those who will provide the requested information.

4. What cookies are, and how BusinessChannel1.com uses them.

As part of offering and providing customizable and personalized services, BusinessChannel1.com uses cookies to store and sometimes track information about you. A cookie is a small amount of data that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. All portions of the Site that prompt you to log in or that are customizable require that you accept cookies. No other company has access to cookies placed on your computer by BusinessChannel1.com unless you select the option, upon registering with the Site, to share user-information with BusinessChannel1.com's partners. We may use cookies technology to reduce the time required for you to submit your requests and for BusinessChannel1.com to respond to such requests. Cookies will not be used by us to retrieve any information about you, or from your computer, that you have not voluntarily given to us. Cookies may also be placed on your computer when you link from the Site to our partners' web sites or when you click banner ads provided on our Site. Cookies placed on your computer by third parties by or through the Site, if any, are not the responsibility of BusinessChannel1.com and are not subject to the TCU. Please contact the third party placing these cookies to find out what information is collected and how it is used. You can usually edit your browser not to accept cookies, but the features of our Site may not function properly if you do not accept cookies.

5. How BusinessChannel1.com protects your personal information.

For all our transactions, we employ reasonable and current Internet security methods and technologies. Where appropriate, we password protect, use encryption techniques and install firewalls. We strive to protect you. We encourage our participating service providers to adopt and honour their own consumer privacy policies. For all our efforts to safeguard your privacy, no system can be guaranteed. We cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us, or that we transmit to you, or guarantee that it will be free from unauthorized access by third parties. Once we receive your information, we use reasonable efforts to ensure its security on our systems.

6. How you can access, update or delete your information.

As part of your use of the Site, you are responsible for maintaining and updating, as applicable, your account Registration Data with current, accurate and complete information. You may view, update and/or edit the Registration Data you have provided to BusinessChannel1.com by logging in to your account and following the appropriate instructions.

7. What else you should know about your online privacy.

The Site may also contain links to other web sites and advertising. The privacy policies of those web sites and advertisers may significantly differ from that of our Site. It is your responsibility to contact such web site operator or advertiser directly to determine their privacy policy.

8. Changes to Privacy Policy

Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be communicated through our posting an amended and restated Privacy Policy on our Site. Our posting the amended and restated Privacy Policy will make such new Privacy Policy immediately effective. You agree that all Collected Information (whether or not collected prior to or after the new policy became effective) will be governed by the newest Privacy Policy then in effect. If you do not agree to the new changes in our Privacy Policy, you should contact BusinessChannel1.com in writing and specifically request that BusinessChannel1.com return and/or destroy all copies of all or part of your Collected Information in BusinessChannel1.com's possession. 

9. How you can contact us.

Any questions about our Privacy Policy, the practices of the Site, or your dealings with the Site should be directed to:

Customer Service
BusinessChannel1.com

customerservice@businesschannel1.com

 

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