Privacy Policy

OVERVIEW

Technoline LLC and its subsidiaries (“Technoline”) provides technology and services that enable industry-leading companies (“Technoline Client(s)”) to use online marketplaces to acquire customers (“Buyers”) and maximize inventory yield. Technoline is committed to maintaining the privacy of all users of the website (Technoline Clients, Buyers and other website users collectively “Users”). If you have accessed this Privacy Policy by clicking on the privacy policy link on a site other than the Technoline website, your information may be collected by Technoline as a service to the entity that controls such other website and the Technoline Privacy Policy terms will apply to the collection of your personal information.

This Privacy Policy describes the Technoline practices for gathering, storing, using and disseminating personally indentifiable information. By visiting this website you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the terms and conditions set forth below, please do not use or access the Technoline services or website. By accepting this Privacy Policy, you expressly consent to the use and disclosure of your personally identifiable information as outlined below. This Privacy Policy may be changed from time to time. All changes will be posted to this site and you are encouraged to periodically check back to this site for any changes to the Privacy Policy.  By continuing to use this website after any posted revision, each User agrees to abide by it.  This version supersedes any previous draft.

INFORMATION COLLECTION

All Users.  Technoline may collect automatically submitted information regarding your computer and connection, including previous and subsequent URL, IP address and page viewing data.  Technoline will collect any comments you may send to Technoline and any information you may post to the Technoline site or a Technoline Client site powered by Technoline. Technoline may also collect information through the use of Cookies (as defined below).  Technoline collects personally identifiable information when you: (1) register with Technoline, (2) become a Technoline Client, (3) participate in the purchase/auction for a product listed by a Technoline Client, (4) complete a checkout page for a product purchased from a Technoline Client, (5) provide comments or submit a problem to Technoline or a Technoline Client, (6) request information from Technoline and provide your name or return contact information, or (7) respond to special offers, contests or surveys.

Buyers and Technoline Clients.  If you are using the online services of Technoline (“Services”), whether through the Technoline website or a Technoline Client site powered by Technoline, Technoline may collect personally identifiable information about you including email, billing and shipping addresses, credit card or bank account numbers, purchasing information, product information and product order information. In addition, Technoline may also collect information about your bidding, buying and selling history as well as third party comments regarding your bidding, buying and selling behavior. Bidding and buying history may specifically include your history with respect to any failure to complete sales on winning bids.  As part of the registration or checkout process, you may be asked to provide contact and billing information and other personally identifying information. Providing some of the requested information is optional and Technoline will indicate what information is required and what information is optional.  You can always choose not to provide information even though it may be needed to make a purchase form a Technoline Client or take advantage of Technoline Services or features.

COOKIES

Cookies” are small data files that may be placed on the hard drive of your computer when you visit the Technoline site or a Technoline Client site powered by Technoline.  Cookies permit the Technoline server to identify your browser whenever you interact with the Technoline site or a Technoline Client site powered by Technoline.  Technoline uses cookies to improve the functionality of its site, to recognize repeat visits by users of its site, and to collect information about its users’ interactions with the Services. These Cookies contain identification information that enables us to streamline your experiences using the Services and the Technoline site. You are always free to set your browser software to decline cookies.  However, if you decline cookies, you will be required to reenter your login information each time you access the Services, and you may not be able to optimize the features of the Services. In some cases, you will not be able to access Services if cookies are disabled.  By agreeing to accept cookies from Technoline’s site or a Technoline Client site powered by Technoline, the following types of cookies could be placed on your computer.

  • Social Media Cookies: These cookies are used to integrate our site with popular social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, etc.).  Social Media cookies allows visitors to share content quickly and easily with their social networks.
  • Analytics Cookies: These cookies are used to measure website traffic and activity.
  • Advertising Cookies:  These cookies help correlate online advertising to a visitor’s interests by displaying marketing messages that are relevant to a user based on a user’s browsing history and preferences.

NOTICE

Technoline will inform Users about the purposes for which it collects and uses personally identifiable information, the types of third parties to which Technoline discloses that information, and the choices and means, if any, Technoline offers Users for limiting the use and disclosure of personally identifiable information.

GENERAL USE AND DISCLOSURE INFORMATION

Data Integrity; Choice. Technoline will use personally identifiable information only in ways that are compatible with the purposes for which it was collected or subsequently authorized by a User. Technoline will take reasonable steps to ensure that such information is relevant to its intended use, accurate, complete and current.  Technoline will offer Users the opportunity to choose (opt-out) whether their personally identifiable information is to be disclosed to a third party or used for a purpose other than the purpose for which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized by the User.  For sensitive personally identifiable information as described in the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles (as defined herein), Technoline will provide Users the opportunity to affirmatively and explicitly (opt-in) consent to such use.

Other Disclosures. Technoline may disclose a User’s personally identifiable information if required to do so by law or if Technoline has a good faith belief that such disclosure is necessary to protect and/or defend the rights and interests of Technoline or others. Technoline may, as permitted by applicable law, disclose your personally identifiable information to Technoline Clients, other Technoline users or third parties in connection with an investigation of fraud, infringement, piracy or other unlawful activity and you expressly authorize Technoline to make such disclosures.

Domestic and International Use. All personally identifying information collected by Technoline may be used in the United States or if the Services are undertaken by Technoline for a foreign Technoline Client, such information may be transferred to the United States for use of the Services by a Technoline Client, or such information may be transferred to that Technoline Client outside of the United States and you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.

Merger or Acquisition. If Technoline is merged into or acquired by another entity, personally identifiable information may be transferred to such entity as a part of the merger or acquisition.  Should such a transaction occur, we will require that the other entity follow this Privacy Policy or one substantially similar that complies with the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles.

USE AND DISCLOSURE OF PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION FROM BUYERS AND Technoline CLIENTS

Bidding and Buying Process. If you are a buyer involved in a transaction with a Technoline Client (for example, purchasing an item from a seller) (“Buyer”), we share personally identifiable information about you with that Technoline Client in order to assist you with the bidding and buying process as well as to assist Technoline Clients with the selling process. Technoline will retain your information at Technoline to support the transaction. To the extent that Technoline Clients or Technoline’s agents have access to a Buyer’s personally identifiable information, these entities will treat this information in no less a secure manner than they treat the personally identifiable information of customers who purchase directly through the website of that Technoline Client. If you are a Buyer, you are encouraged to review the privacy policies of the Technoline Clients that provide the products or services related to your bid or purchase. Buyers should contact Technoline Clients directly and review their privacy policies should you have questions concerning their use of your information such as, for example, communications you may or may not wish to receive.

Customer Support. Contact information provided by a Buyer in connection with problems, comments or requests is used only to respond to those problems, comments or requests and may be provided to Technoline Clients or third parties as necessary to respond to the comment, problem or request.

Marketing/Special Offers/Solicitation from Technoline. Technoline may use a Buyer’s information to provide updates and other business purposes related to making available the features and functions of Services. Technoline also may use information a Buyer provides to make a Buyer aware of new products or special offers or promotions. Technoline will abide by requests from you to discontinue such use.  As a Buyer, if you receive communications directly from a Technoline Client, you should contact the Technoline Client directly concerning such communications and review their privacy policies.  A Buyer will receive such information as described in this Section unless a Buyer has opted out of receiving such information from Technoline as part of the checkout process.  Outside of the checkout process, Buyers may also opt out of receiving such information (if you have not already opted out of receiving it) by sending a request as described below.

Providing Your Information to Third Parties for Marketing/Solicitation (Buyers). If you are a Buyer, Channel Advisor does not sell your personally identifiable information to third parties for purposes of marketing or soliciting you, provided however, we may share personally identifiable information, including credit or debit account information, with a third party upon your prior consent (opt-out).  To the extent that Technoline Clients (for example, a seller of an item you purchased) have access to your personally identifiable information as a result of your bidding or buying, where Technoline provides your information to Technoline Clients as part of a transaction you may be involved in with such Technoline Client), these entities may solicit or market to you in accordance with their policies. As a Buyer, you are encouraged to review the privacy policies of the Technoline Clients that provide the products or services related to your bid or purchase. You should contact Technoline Clients directly and review their privacy policies should you have questions concerning their use of your personally identifiable information such as, for example, communications you may or may not wish to receive.

Providing Your Information to Third Parties for Marketing/Solicitation (Technoline Clients).  If you are a Technoline Client, Technoline may provide certain of your registration information to third parties for use in marketing and in designing or providing their own services, to send you information about its products and to notify you if you win a contest. You may opt-out of Technoline providing such information to third parties at any time by updating your Personal Account Settings or by contacting Technoline. You should contact the third party directly who may already be sending you messages in order to request these communications stop, and to review their privacy policies.

Bidding, Buying, Selling History. Technoline may use any information collected related to a Buyer or Technoline Client’s bidding, buying or selling history to generate recommendations and predictions related to likelihood of your willingness to complete a bid and may submit such history and recommendations to Technoline Clients.

ACCESS, REVIEW AND MODIFICATIONS TO YOUR PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION

If you either (i) have created a Buyer profile, or (ii) opted to receive marketing information from Technoline, you may access, modify, remove, correct or update personally identifiable information by contacting Technoline. Technoline may retain transactional history in order to document a transaction you may have had with a Technoline Client. You should contact the Technoline Client (for example, the seller of an item you have purchased) directly in order to access, modify or update your personal information with them.

LINKS TO OTHER SITES

As a part of the Services, Technoline provides links to web sites operated by third parties. Technoline is not responsible for the information collection or privacy practices or the content of those third party sites. Users should check the privacy policies of any site prior to use.

SECURITY

Technoline treats data as an asset and therefore stores personally identifiable information it obtains using appropriate safeguards. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of information, Technoline has put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to protect personally identifiable information in its possession from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure alternation and destruction. However, third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions, and other users may abuse or misuse your personally identifiable information that they collect from the website. You should consider any communication that you transmit to Technoline (such as data, questions or answers, comments, or suggestions) as non-confidential, and agree that Technoline will not be liable or responsible if information that belongs to you is intercepted and used by an unintended recipient.

CHILDREN

Technoline uses reasonable efforts not to collect, use or disclose personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. The Services are not targeted at children, and children may not register for any of the Services.

FURTHER INFORMATION; ENFORCEMENT

Technoline has established internal mechanisms to verify its ongoing adherence to this Privacy Policy. Technoline also encourages Users to raise any concerns about our processing of personally identifiable information by contacting Technoline.  Technoline will seek to resolve any concerns.  If you have any questions about anything in this Privacy Policy, or about collection of personally identifiable information, or information generally, please contact Technoline as follows:

Technoline LLC
Attn: Legal Department – Privacy Officer
55 Triangle Blv.
Carlstadt, NJ 07071
Phone: 201-729-1203
Fax: 201-729-1204

You may also use the above contact information if you think any information about you is inaccurate, incomplete, or if you want to change the sort of information about you that Technoline may have collected.

Section Headings.

The section headings contained herein are for reference purposes only and shall not in any way affect the meaning or interpretation of this Privacy Policy.

Safe Harbor Principles

Technoline adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles and complies with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework as agreed to and set forth by the United States Department of Commerce and the European Union (“EU”), http://export.gov/safeharbor. (“Safe Harbor Privacy Principles”)  For personally identifiable information received by Technoline in from Users in the EU, Technoline adheres to the following additional principles:

Dispute Resolution. Complaints based on human resources data of Technoline employees and job applicants in the EU that cannot be resolved between Technoline and a User will be referred to EU Data Protection Authorities.  All other complaints that cannot be resolved between Technoline and a User will be referred to the American Arbitration Association for resolution.

Transfers to Third Parties. When Technoline uses other third parties to perform services on its behalf or otherwise transmits personally identifiable information to third parties, Technoline will require that the third party to treat personally identifiable information consistent with this Privacy Policy and Safe Harbor Privacy Principles.