WHO WE ARE
Bulkitrade is a proprietary, web-based application through which we provide the products and services of our affiliated contractors, distributors, and other associated partners to retail markets in the United States and select international markets. Our mission is to offer a best-in-class platform for opening, facilitating and supporting access to new and emerging markets to our brand partners, while similarly providing a viable, effective and efficient sourcing tool to our selected retail communities.
This Policy is an enterprise-wide policy and shall apply to Bulkitrade and Bulkitrade subsidiaries’ and affiliates’ owned and managed websites and applications.
Compliance to privacy and data protection regulations such as the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) or the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) requires Bulkitrade to explain how we collect, protect, use and disclose Personal Information (defined below in the Definitions section) when visitors use our Sites and applications.
HOW BULKITRADE COLLECTS PERSONAL INFORMATION
Bulkitrade may collect personal information from its customers, suppliers and other Site users in several ways:
WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION BULKITRADE COLLECTS
The categories of personal information we may collect through the Sites, use, and disclose for a business purpose as described below are as follows:
We also reserve the right to use outside companies to display ads on our Sites. These ads may contain cookies. Cookies received with banner ads are collected by such outside companies, and we do not have access to this information. These outside companies also may collect and combine information collected on our Sites and emails with other information about your online activities over time, on other devices, and on other websites or apps, if those websites and apps also use the same partners.
We currently use programs such as Google Analytics to collect and process certain Site usage data. To learn more about Google Analytics and how to opt out, please visit https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites. You may be able to change browser settings to block and delete cookies when you access our Sites through a web browser. We respect your right to do so, but please note that in the event of such activity, our Sites may not work properly or most efficiently. Our Sites do not respond to browser do-not-track signals.
You may be able to opt out of receiving personalized advertisements on this browser or device from advertisers, or other advertising networks who are members of the Network Advertising Initiative or who subscribe to the Digital Advertising Alliance’s Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising by visiting the opt-out options of each of those organizations. Links to those websites are as follows:
When you opt out of personalized advertising, you may continue to see online advertising on the Sites and/or our ads on other websites and online services.
HOW BULKITRADE USES PERSONAL INFORMATION
If Bulkitrade provides information to other parties in aggregate form, such data will not include any specifically identifiable personal information concerning specific customers, suppliers or individuals unless authorized to do so.
DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Personal information is used to complete and support your use of the Sites and the services provided thereon and to comply with any requirements of law. Bulkitrade may share personal information with third parties as described below:
PROTECTING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Personal information collected on the Sites may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which Bulkitrade or its affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, or third-party service providers maintain facilities and/or infrastructure, and by using the Sites, you acknowledge that such transfers of information outside of your country to the extent permissible under applicable law occur.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR INDIVIDUALS IN THE EEA
LAWFUL BASIS FOR USING PERSONAL INFORMATION
We use the personal information you provide to us (either orally, in writing, through your use of our website, or as a result of our dealings with you) and any data we obtain from third parties to provide the service requested by you.
We recognize that we have a legitimate interest in processing the personal data we collect about you for a number of reasons, including, but not limited to: marketing purposes, to enable us to enhance, modify, personalize, or otherwise improve our services, identify and prevent fraud, enhance and protect the security of our network and systems, and market research. “Legitimate interests” means the interests of our business in conducting and managing our business to enable us to give you the best service and most secure experience.
When we use your information for our legitimate interests, we make sure to consider and balance any potential impact on you and your data protection rights. Where applicable, legitimate interest assessments are conducted to ensure that these rights are protected.
You may inform us of any changes in your personal information, and in accordance with our obligations under applicable data protection laws we will update or delete your personal information accordingly.
You may have the right to: (a) Request access to your personal information we hold about you; (b) Request that we correct an inaccurate persona information we hold about you; (c) Request that we delete any personal information we hold about you; (d) Restrict the processing of personal information we hold about you; (e) Object to the processing of personal information we hold about you; and/or (f) Receive any personal information we hold about you in a structured and commonly used machine-readable format or have such personal information transmitted to another company. If you would like to exercise any of your rights, please contact [email protected].
RETENTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We will hold your personal information in accordance with the applicable principles of the GDPR (and associated legislation) and for as long as reasonably necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected. We may obtain your data for a longer period in the event of a complaint or if we reasonably believe there is a prospect of litigation in respect of our relationship with you. We are obliged and permitted by law and regulation to retain certain types of data for a minimum period. The minimum period tends to be for six years but can be longer if the statute or regulation requires.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS
The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) went into effect on January 1, 2020. The CCPA grants certain California residents five new rights respecting their personal information. If you are a California resident, you may have the following rights:
Bulkitrade does not rent, sell, or share personal information (as defined by California Civil Code §1798.83) about you that we collect on the Site with other people or unaffiliated companies for their direct marketing purposes, unless we have your permission, and Bulkitrade has not “sold” (as that term is defined in the CCPA) your personal information in the last 12 months
Note that, in connection with the exercise of the above rights, Bulkitrade may need to collect information from you so that Bulkitrade can verify your identity.
You may exercise these rights by contacting us. Please go to the REPORTING & INVESTIGATIONS below for additional information.
PROTECTING THE PRIVACY OF CHILDREN ONLINE
Bulkitrade’s Sites are not directed to children under the age of 13 and do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. Notwithstanding the foregoing, please note that we expressly do not authorize users under the age of 18 to use our site.
Please use the Contact Us email below if you have concerns regarding the potential collection of your child’s information.
OTHER PRIVACY RIGHTS
In addition to the jurisdictions addressed above, other jurisdictions have specific legal requirements and grant specific privacy rights, and we will comply with restrictions and any requests you submit as required by the applicable law. For example, you may have the right to review, correct, and delete personal information we have about you, or to consent or withdraw consent to certain uses or sharing of personal information. If you would like to request access to personal information that we maintain, or to request that we update, correct, or delete your personal information, please go to Reporting and Investigations for additional contact information. When you make a request, we may require that you provide information and follow procedures so that we can verify a request you make (and determine the applicable law) before responding to it. The verification steps we take may differ depending on the applicable law and the request you make.
LINKS TO OTHER SITES
REPORTING & INVESTIGATIONS
US AND NON-EEA REQUEST
To exercise any of your rights in connection with your personal information, please contact [email protected]. We will process any request in line with applicable local laws. You additionally have the right to lodge a complaint about how we process your personal information with the supervisor authority in your country.
Associates may immediately report any known or suspected violations of this Policy. To do so, please contact us directly at [email protected], or submit a report via our website at www.Bulkitrade.com . Any such report will be kept confidential, and anyone reporting a suspected or actual violation of this Policy in good faith will be protected from retaliation under Bulkitrade’s applicable policy and codes of conduct. You must cooperate with all investigations of alleged Policy violations.
DISCIPLINE & OTHER CONSEQUENCES
Employees who violate this Policy shall be subject to appropriate disciplinary action or other remedial measures up to and including termination of employment if warranted under the circumstances and permissible under applicable law.
The provisions of this Policy shall not be waived. Bulkitrade management does not have the authority to approve waivers to this Policy or any legal/regulatory requirement.
REVISION & REVOCATION
LOCAL POLICIES & PROCEDURES
Bulkitrade operates in multiple U.S. and international jurisdictions, and it is Bulkitrade’s intention to comply with all applicable legal requirements. Accordingly, if a provision of this Policy conflicts with applicable local legal requirements, Bulkitrade may adopt regional or country-specific policies on this subject to accommodate local conditions or legal requirements; You must comply with all applicable local laws, regulations, policies and procedures that apply.
The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) 2018 – regulation in EU on data protection and privacy for all individual citizen of the European Union and the European Economic Area. It also addresses the transfer of personal data outside of the EU and EEA areas.
California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) 2020 – A bill that enhances privacy rights and consumer protection for resident of California, USA
Personal Information: Personal information is generally data that relates to a single identifiable person.
Business Customer: An entity who has entered into a prime contract with Bulkitrade or a subsidiary to provide business services and/or product.
EEA: European Economic Area
Associate: Person who is employed by Bulkitrade or a subsidiary -otherwise identified as an employee.
POLICY REVIEW AND REVISION
This policy shall be reviewed annually or more frequently as required by changes in legal, regulatory or Bulkitrade requirements, or to correct identified deficiencies.
This policy supersedes all previous versions.
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