We recognize the importance of privacy and the confidentiality of personal information at Third-Market.com.
Third-Market.com ("Platform") is a B2B platform that connects and facilitates the sale of products and / or services between a supplier (or "seller") and a buyer (or "buyer"). This platform is used for business-to-business transactions and is therefore intended for business use only, not for individuals or individuals.
The personal information we may collect about you is broadly divided into the following categories:
Information you provide us
If you are the representative or employee of any buyer or seller, or a separate buyer or seller dealer:
You will be required to provide certain contact information required to register a platform account on behalf of the buyer or seller, including name, address, phone number, email address, title and department;
You will be required to provide certain identity information, tax registration and / or information related to your business, such as company name, business type and industry, company registration details and information about your business license;
We will also ask you to provide details or preferences about the goods and products you may wish to purchase through the platform, and any details or preferences related to your purchases;
In connection with facilitating transactions, purchases and payments through the platform, you will be asked to provide certain payment information. This may include bank account numbers, billing and delivery information, credit / debit card numbers, expiration dates and security codes, and tracking information from checks or money orders to facilitate the sale of products or services and the settlement of purchase prices. Transactions are conducted through the platform Or purchase
We will handle disputes related to us or any information supporting complaints related to the platform or goods and / or services purchased through the platform. Please note that buyers and / or sellers may lodge complaints about the products and services on the platform and / or disputes between the buyer and seller on the platform, in which case we will process the data provided to us by the buyer and / or seller , Related to the dispute or complaint submitted.
The information you submit to the platform for publication may be publicly available on the platform and therefore accessible to any internet user. You should exercise caution when deciding what information to submit to us for publication.
Information we collect automatically
If you contact us (such as through our customer service chat service, phone or email), we may record a copy of your letter and may request additional information to verify your identity.
We will collect user contact and other information from public sources to verify users and conduct due diligence on users.
We will collect detailed information on user activities, transactions and interactions on the platform, including information related to the type and specifications of the products and services purchased, pricing and delivery information, dispute and complaint records, communication between users and in any forums Any information disclosed in.
We may also collect information about existing and potential users from time to time during or in connection with trade shows, industry events and / or other functions. Includes representative contact name, address, phone number, fax number, and email address.
If you visit our platform, we will automatically collect certain information from your device. In some countries, including European Economic Area countries, this information may be considered personal information under applicable data protection laws. Specifically, this information may include IP addresses, device types, unique device identification numbers, browser types, broad geographic locations (for example, country or city-level locations), how you browse and how you interact with our platform And details of the goods and services offered above. In addition, we collect statistical information about the platform and platform visitors, including browser software, operating system, software and hardware attributes, pages viewed, sessions, and unique visitors. Collecting this information allows us to better understand the visitors who visit our platform, where they come from, and what they are interested in. We use this information for internal analysis purposes and to improve the quality and relevance of our platform. Certain information may be collected using cookies and similar tracking technologies, as further explained in this section under "COOKIES".
Use of personal information
We collect and use your personal information for the following purposes:
Verify your identity and security to establish user accounts;
Set up / manage user accounts, including providing login ID and development platform profile;
Promote communication between buyers and sellers through the platform, handle transactions and settlements between buyers and sellers through the platform, and evaluate seller withdrawal requirements;
Provide logistics and warehousing services (including but not limited to customs declaration through the platform);
Promote customs declaration / application through the platform;
Personalize our marketing and communication with you based on your browsing history and your order history;
Conducting research or statistical analysis to improve the content and layout of the platform, and to improve products and services on third market websites, including, for example, machine learning using anonymous data;
Identify, develop, market, and promote products and services that we believe you will value, including across browsers and devices, in accordance with applicable laws. Cookies or other similar technologies can be used to provide you with advertisements based on your browsing activity and interests (see the "COOKIES" section below). Where required by applicable law, we will obtain your consent before sending you communications for marketing purposes;
If applicable, and where applicable, we may also use your personal information for other purposes that are not inconsistent with the purposes we disclose to you (such as archival purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes Or statistical purposes) data protection law.
We will retain your personal information for as long as we have a continuing legitimate business need (such as the provision of services or products to you), or as required or permitted by applicable laws (such as tax and accounting laws).
If we do not have an ongoing legitimate business to process your personal information, we will delete or anonymize it, or, if it is not possible (for example, because your personal information is already stored in a backup file), we will securely Store your personal information and isolate it from further processing until it can be deleted.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser and stored on the hard drive of a computer or mobile device. If you do not deactivate or clear cookies, your web server will be notified of your access to the platform each time you access the platform using the same browser or mobile device, and we may then understand your access and your use the way.
The cookie set by the website or application owner (third-market.com in this example) is called a "first-party cookie." Cookies set by parties other than the site owner are called "third-party cookies." Third-party cookies allow third-party functionality (for example, advertising, interactive content, and analytics) to be provided on or through the website. The parties that set these third-party cookies can identify your device when you visit relevant websites and when you visit certain other websites.
Cookies can also be divided into session cookies (which are erased when you close your browser or device) and permanent cookies (which are retained even after you close your browser or device / app), and every time you visit the platform ). Session cookies use encrypted data to authenticate you. Persistent cookies do not store account numbers or passwords. We use both session cookies and persistent cookies.
We use first-party and third-party cookies for a number of reasons. For technical and / or security reasons, certain cookies are required for our platform to function, and we call them "essential" or "strictly necessary" cookies. First-party cookies are primarily used to enable basic features on our platform; including web analytics cookies that help us understand how users use our pages and how we can improve their usage. For example, we use basic or absolutely necessary cookies to enable us to remember items added to your third-market.com shopping basket and identify you when you log in to a third-market.com account.
We also use social media cookies. You can sign up for platform membership and "share" platform content via social media, such as Facebook and Twitter. These websites have their own privacy policies that govern the use of their information, which you can find on the corresponding websites.
Cookies we use
The following table describes the specific categories of first-party and third-party cookies provided through our platform and the purpose for which they are executed (please note that the specific cookies provided may vary):
Basic cookies These cookies are absolutely necessary to enable access and use of our platform. They provide the necessary features to ensure the proper performance, security and functionality of our platform. These cookies cannot be disabled.
How do I control cookies?
You can determine whether and how to accept cookies by configuring the privacy settings of the browser used to access the platform or the "Privacy Settings" of your device. Because browsers and browsers reject cookies through the web browser control differently, you should visit your browser's help menu for more information. If you adjust the privacy settings in your browser, the device will continue to collect data unless you adjust the device's privacy settings, and vice versa.
You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies. If you choose to set your web browser controls to reject cookies, you may still use our website, although your access to certain features and areas of the website may be restricted.
In some cases, we are required to restrict your right to the processing of personal information or to request the portability of your personal information.
We will send you the right to opt out of advertising at any time. You can exercise this right by clicking on the "unsubscribe" or "opt out" link in the marketing email we send you. To choose another form of marketing, such as post marketing or telemarketing, please contact us.
If we have collected and processed your personal information with your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Withdrawing your consent will not affect the legality of any processing we have performed prior to the withdrawal, nor will it affect the processing of your personal information for legitimate processing reasons other than consent.
The right to complain about a data protection agency regarding our collection and use of your personal information. For more information, contact your local data protection agency.
We respond to all requests received by individuals who wish to exercise their data protection rights in accordance with applicable data protection laws.
If you know that your information has changed or is incorrect, you should notify us of such changes so that our records can be updated or corrected.
How to contact us