When you create a business profile on the Website, we collect the following master data: Your name, company address, domain, company name, country, password and your email address. The purpose of the collection of this information is to identify you as a customer when you log on to the Website. Furthermore, you can choose to add more information to your business profile, such as your details, website and company information. If you are a customer of TrustedCompany.com, we also collect information relevant to the fulfillment of the agreement between you and us.
When you write a reply to a review made by a user about your company, we collect the information you state in the reply, including company details and your name.
When visiting the Website, the IP address of your computer is registered. The IP address is the numerical address of the computer used when visiting the Website. The IP address is registered to enable TrustedCompany.com to trace the used computer in case of misuse or unlawful actions in connection with the visit on or use of the Website. Further, the IP address is used to derive your approximate location (city level).
If you sign up for TrustedCompany.com's newsletters, TrustedCompany.com registers the information supplied by you (e.g. your name, email address etc.). If you no longer wish to receive newsletters from TrustedCompany.com, you can unsubscribe by logging on to your profile and edit your information.
The company information you insert when signing up or when updating your company profile page will be available for other users of the Website. Other information Other information provided by you on the Website, including your replies to users' reviews, are automatically made available for other users of the Website. If you are a customer of TrustedCompany.com, we may also include information on our Website about whether you are or have been a customer of TrustedCompany.com.
A main purpose of TrustedCompany.com is to increase the exposure and the availability of the reviews made on the Website. Hence, we permit other services to show the reviews, including but not limited to companies' replies, created on the Website thus increasing other consumers' knowledge of TrustedCompany.com and the reviews. The categories of third party services to which the information is disclosed are:
If you write a reply to a review, your reply is disclosed when you make it available on the Website and disclosed in accordance with the above mentioned.
TrustedCompany.com may be required to disclose information by a court order from a competent court of law or public authority in accordance with the existing legislation.
TrustedCompany.com shall be data controller of the data mentioned under section 1.
If you are a customer of TrustedCompany.com, you may be offered the possibility of using TrustedCompany.com's review invitation service to invite your customers (consumers). When enabling the review invitation service you are in accordance with applicable data protection legislation regarded as a data controller of the consumers' personal data, which is provided to TrustedCompany.com when you use the review invitation service. In such cases TrustedCompany.com is regarded as the data processor. You are also the data controller of the replies you write on TrustedCompany.com's website.
TrustedCompany.com will see to that the recorded data, including the personal information, is handled carefully and protected properly following the currently applicable safety standards. TrustedCompany.com regularly audits its system for possible vulnerabilities and attacks. However, since the internet is not a 100% secure environment, TrustedCompany.com cannot ensure or warrant the security of information you transmit to TrustedCompany.com. Emails sent via the Website are not encrypted, and TrustedCompany.com therefore advises you not to communicate any confidential information through these means.
Cookies are small information units which the Website places on your Internet connected browser device. Cookies contain information that the Website uses to make the communication between you and your web browser more efficient. The cookie does not identify you as an individual user but identifies your computer. There are two types of cookies - session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are temporary bits of information which are deleted when you exit your web browser. Persistent cookies are more permanent bits of information that are stored and remain on your computer until they are deleted. Persistent cookies delete themselves after a certain period of time but are renewed each time you visit the Website. The Website uses session cookies and persistent cookies.
Measuring Website traffic i.e. number of visits on the Website, which domains the visitors come from, which pages the visitors visit and the actions taken on the Website and in which overall geographical area the visitors are located.
Optimizing your experience with the Website, including but not limited to performing split tests and remembering your user ID and password when you return to the Website so you do not have to log in again.
Displaying relevant advertisements on third party sites and for automated marketing purposes.
Remembering your user ID and password while you are logged in so you do not have to log in again each time you click on different pages on the Website.
Google Analytics by clicking on this link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Mixpanel: for statistical purposes. You can decline cookies from Mixpanel by clicking on this link: https://mixpanel.com/optout/
Visual Website Optimizer: for optimizing purposes, including split tests. You can decline cookies from Visual Website Optimizer by clicking on this link: http://visualwebsiteoptimizer.com/opt-out.php
Eloqua: for the purpose of automated marketing and to recognize a return visitor as a unique user and linking the information stored in the cookie to personally identifiable information provided while on the Website. You can decline cookies from Eloqua by clicking on this link: http://www.eloqua.com/trust/privacy-policy/opt-status.html
Google Remarketing: for the purpose of displaying relevant advertisements on third party sites.
If you want to delete the cookies already on your equipment, you can, if you use a PC or a more recent browser, press CTRL + SHIFT + DELETE simultaneously. If the shortcuts do not work on your browser, please visit the support page for the browser in question. Please note that our Website may not work in its full extend if you delete the cookies.
Upon request to TrustedCompany.com via the contact information stated in section 9, TrustedCompany.com shall inform you of the purpose of the processing; who receives the information and from where the information originates. Requests regarding the above shall only be processed if more than 6 months have lapsed since your previous request, unless you can substantiate a special interest in obtaining the information earlier.
If you discover that the information which TrustedCompany.com as the data controller process about you is incorrect or misleading, TrustedCompany.com shall make the correction hereof on your request. You may at any time correct or delete any content and information on the Website for which you are the data controller, cf. section 0. TrustedCompany.com reserves the right to block the access to your business profile and/or delete your profile in accordance with the agreement between you and us. If we block your business profile, you will be informed as well as on the reason for blocking by email to the address you have stated when signing up.