Last Revised: January 14, 2020

Trade Efficient and its affiliates, including but not limited to TradeEfficient.com(collectively, the “Site”) respects your privacy. Here’s our Privacy Policy for this Site:

Acceptance of Privacy Policy

Each time you access, use, post, submit a post or reply or browse the website, its services offered, meeting portals, live streams, electronic communication, and on social media channels, you signify your acceptance of the then-current Privacy Policy. If you do not accept this Privacy Policy, you are not authorized to use the website, its services offered, meeting portals, live streams, electronic communication, and on social media channels, and must discontinue use of the website, its services offered, meeting portals, live streams, electronic communication, and on social media channels, immediately.

Collection and Use of Personal Information

We collect personal information about you whenever you engage in commerce transactions on the Site, use the Site’s products or services, request information or materials, create or update account information, place orders or make purchases, communicate with us, or visit the Site. The personal information we collect and store about you may include without limitation your first and last name, email address, credit or debit card number, billing, and shipping information, order history, and other non-public information about you.

We may use the information we collect:

  • Provide excellent services;
  • Keep you apprised of information and developments that you may find of interest; newsletters.
  • Alert you to new features, terms, content, products or services;
  • Contact you regarding your posts, replies, and/or account information;
  • Process and respond to your inquiries;
  • Improve the website;
  • Administer, monitor and control use of the website, including posts, replies, and account information (collectively, the “Activities”).

You authorize the website to transmit email to you to respond to your communications and administer activities.

Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties

We may disclose your personal information to agents and operators under confidentiality or similar agreements, including shippers, vendors, payment processors, and advertisers, who we believe should come into contact with that information: (i) to provide products or services to you; (ii) to administer our business or the Site, including fulfilling and shipping orders; (iii) to provide customer service; (iv) to update account information; (v) to forward updates, announcements, and newsletters; (vi) to respond to your communications, and communicate with you about the Site and other activities related to the Site; (vii) in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or disposition of all or any portion of the Site’s business or operations (including without limitation in connection with bankruptcy or any similar proceedings); or (viii) as otherwise authorized by you.

Disclosure in Special Circumstances

We may disclose also your name, email address, or other information about you, including personal information, if (i) required to do so by law, court order or subpoena, or as requested by other government, law enforcement, or investigative authority, (ii) we in good faith believe that such disclosure is necessary or advisable, including without limitation to protect the rights or properties of the Site, (iii) we have reason to believe that disclosing your personal information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing interference with our rights or properties, or has breached an agreement, or if anyone else could be harmed by such activities or interference, (iv) if we determine an ad posted violates our Terms of Use or the rights of a third party, or (v) there is an emergency involving personal danger. We may also provide information about you if we believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, or as otherwise required or permitted by law.

Please note that if you post any of your personal information on the website, meeting portals, live streams, electronic communication, and on social media channels, such information may be collected and used by others over whom the website, meeting portals, live streams, electronic communication, and on social media channels, has no control. The website, meeting portals, live streams, electronic communication, and on social media channels, is not responsible for the use by third parties of information you post or otherwise make public.

Collection of Non-Personal Information Using Cookies

We automatically receive and record non-personal information on our server logs from your browser as well as through other analysis of the Sites. Non-personal information includes without limitation your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, cookie information (as described below), the pages you request, type of computer operating system you use (e.g., Microsoft Windows or Mac OS), the type of browser you use (e.g., Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer), the domain name of the Internet service provider, your activities while visiting the Site, and the content you accessed.

“Cookies” are small text files that allow Web sites to store and retrieve information about you from your computer system. The Site does serve cookies to track individual site usage for later aggregation. But we do not use cookies in order to retrieve any information from your computer other than information originally sent in a Site cookie, such as a user code. We have no control over whether and how our advertisers use cookies that originate from their website. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Trade Efficient services or websites you visit.

Communication from the Site/Opt-Out

From time to time, we may send you information with announcements and updates about the Site and your account. You may elect to opt-out of ongoing e-mail communication from us, such as newsletters, subscriptions, account information, promotional materials, contest results, survey inquiries, etc. by using a simple “opt-out” procedure. You need only to click the unsubscribe link in the email you receive and your name will be removed from that mailing list. However, if you opt-out of receiving our announcements and updates about your account, you may no longer have access to areas restricted to account members.

Correction/Update of Personal Information

Trade Efficient does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Trade Efficient may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Trade Efficient may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Trade Efficient, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Trade Efficient does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

If your personal information changes, you may review/correct/update your personal information previously provided at any time by sending us an email at thepipe@tradeefficient.rocks. You may also have your personal profile data deleted from our database by sending us an email to thepipe@tradeefficient.rocks. However, if you have your personal profile data deleted from our database, you may forfeit entrance rights to areas restricted to account members and certain benefits for account members.

We will not share your personal information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes if you request that we do not do so. You may make such a request by sending us an email at the thepipe@tradeefficient.rocks.

When contacting us, please indicate your name, address, email address, and what personal information you do not want us to share with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Please note that there is no charge for controlling the sharing of your personal information or for processing this request.

Age Requirements

The website, its services offered, meeting portals, live streams, electronic communication, and on social media channels is not intended for children under the age of 18 nor does the website, its services offered, meeting portals, electronic communication, and on social media channels knowingly collects personal information from children under 18. The website, its services offered, meeting portals, live streams, electronic communication, and on social media channels does not orientate this website, its services offered, meeting portals, live streams, electronic communication, and on social media channels toward children or target them as an audience, nor does it screen them from using the website, its services offered, meeting portals, live streams, electronic communication, and on social media channels. Some of the material on the website, its services offered, meeting portals, live streams, electronic communication, and on social media channels is for mature audiences, and parents and guardians should take responsibility for monitoring their children’s use. The website, its services offered, meeting portals, live streams, electronic communication, and on social media channels does not collect or distribute information indicating whether a user is a child.

Links to Other Sites

This website, its services offered, meeting portals, live streams, electronic communication, and on social media channels provides links and pointers to Web sites maintained by other organizations. The website, its services offered, meeting portals, live streams, electronic communication, and on social media channels provides these links as a convenience to users, but it does not operate, control or endorse such sites. The website, its services offered, meeting portals, live streams, electronic communication, and on social media channels also disclaims any responsibility for the information on those sites and any products or services offered there, and cannot vouch for the privacy policies of such sites. The website, its services offered, meeting portals, live streams, electronic communication, and on social media channels does not make any warranties or representations that any linked sites (or even this website, its services offered, meeting portals, live streams, electronic communication, and on social media channels) will function without error or interruption, that defects will be corrected, or that the sites and their servers are free of viruses and other problems that can harm your computer.

E-Commerce and Our Secure Server

We understand that storing data in a secure manner is important. We store personal information using industry standard, reasonable and technically feasible, physical, technical and administrative safeguards against foreseeable risks, such as unauthorized access. All commerce transactions that take place on the Site are processed through PayPal, Stripe or Square’s secure servers in order to make every reasonable effort to ensure that your personal information is protected.

Please be aware that the website, its services offered, live streams, electronic communication, and on social media channels and data storage are run on software, hardware, and networks, any component of which may, from time to time, require maintenance or experience problems or breaches of security beyond the website, its services offered, meeting portals, live streams, electronic communication, and on social media channels control. We cannot guarantee the security of the information on and send from the website, its services offered, meeting portals, live streams, electronic communication, and on social media channels.

On our website, its services offered, meeting portals, live streams, electronic communication, and on social media channels, you may have the opportunity to follow a link to other sites that may be of interest to you. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of those sites or the content provided thereon. We disclaim any responsibility for transactions conducted on those sites and cannot vouch for the security of the information submitted in those transactions.

Policy Changes and Acceptance

The Privacy Policy may be revised from time to time as we add new features and services, as laws change, and as industry privacy and security best practices evolve. You should check the Privacy Policy on a regular basis for the most current privacy practices. Each time you access, use or browse the website, its services offered, meeting portals, live streams, electronic communication, and on social media channels, you signify your acceptance of the then-current changes to the Privacy Policy applying to your personal information collected by us on and from the effective date of such changes.

Any changes to the Privacy Policy will take effect upon posting and apply only to information collected from you on and after Last Revised date unless we provide notice or have other communications with you.