STEELeMART.com has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for STEELeMART.com.
We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our Web Site. Your IP address will not be made accessible to anyone not authorised and associated with STEELeMART.com. Your IP address is used to help identify you and your shopping cart and to gather broad demographic information.
The Site is intended only for persons legally qualified to enter into a binding contract.
Our Site's registration form requires users to give us contact information (like their name and email address), unique identifiers number, and demographic information (like their zip code). We use customer contact information from the registration form to send the user information about our company. The customer's contact information is also used to contact the visitor when necessary. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the choice/opt-out section below.
As a visitor to the Site, our web server automatically recognizes the Internet domain from which the visitor is accessing Site. As you register to become a Transaction User, we request certain information about you. In addition, when you become a Transaction User , you select an ID and password. In addition, when you register as a Buyer, you are asked for certain credit reference information which is delivered, along with your personal information, to Sellers which you have selected in order to apply to be an authorized Buyer for such Seller. Other than disclosing this information to Sellers at your request, STEELeMART.com does not disclose your specific personal information to third parties. We do, however, identify you in connection with your use of certain aspects of the Site. For example, we identify you with any posting you make to a discussion group or any e-mail message you send through the Site. In addition, we identify you with any bid or order you make with a Seller.
Financial information that is collected is used to check the users' qualifications for registration and to bill the user for products and services. Unique identifiers are collected to verify the user's identity and for use as account numbers in our record system. Demographic and profile data is also collected at our Site. We use this data to tailor the visitor's experience at our Site, showing them content that we think they might be interested in, and displaying the content according to their preferences.
This Site contains links to other sites. STEELeMART.com is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites. Except as expressly stated herein, STEELeMART.com shall not share personally identifiable information about users with the operators of such linked web sites, but may provide aggregate information regarding users to such operators. STEELeMART.com is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of the linked web sites and hereby expressly disclaims all responsibility and liability, which may arise there from.
Use of Information
The purposes for which users' personal information may be used are as follows:
- ensuring ongoing credit worthiness of the users;
- conducting credit checks;
- determining the demographics of the users which demographics will always represent aggregate information and never identify a specific user;
- complying with the requirements to make disclosure under the requirements of any law binding on STEELeMART.com;
- distributing statistics and general marketplace information of STEELeMART.com;
- the daily operation of the services provided by STEELeMART.com to users;
- protect and defend the rights of STEELeMART;
- enforce the STEELeMART Membership Agreement;
- act to protect the interests of its users or others; and
- purposes relating to the above.
Keeping the personal information confidential
All users' personal information held by STEELeMART.com will be kept confidential provided that STEELeMART.com may disclose or release such information under the following circumstances:
- where disclosure or release is made to any agent, contractor or third party service provider who provides administrative, credit check, telecommunication, computer or other services to STEELeMART.com in connection with the operation of its business;
- where disclosure or release is made to any actual or proposed transferee or assignee of STEELeMART.com, participant or sub-participant or transferee or assignee of STEELeMART.com's rights in respect of the users;
- where certain commercial data may be extracted and used in an aggregated form which no individual user, company or transaction data will be available from the aggregated data; and
- where disclosure or release is made to other group members of STEELeMART.com.
All users of STEELeMART.com will have the right to:
- access the STEELeMART.com Membership Directory;
- require STEELeMART.com to correct any personal information or data relating to it which is inaccurate; and
- ascertain STEELeMART.com's policies and practices on personal information and data.
STEELeMART internally uses your personal information to improve our marketing and promotional efforts, to improve our content and advertising and to customize the Site's content and layout. We collect personal information about you to provide you with a personalized market place experience and to provide our advertisers with an efficient means to reach the right audience. We do not, however, provide your personal information directly to advertisers. But rather, our advertisers provide us with advertisements and they indicate their target audience. We try to match these advertisements with the right audience. STEELeMART does not sell or rent your personal information to any third party.
Although we do not generally sell, rent, distribute or provide your personal information to third parties, we do aggregate personal information about our users and information about electronic commerce conducted through the Site in order to compile and distribute statistics and general market place information about users of the Site. For example, we may aggregate personal information to determine the general demographic makeup of our users, total sales volume, types of trading, etc. The aggregated information will not, however, identify your specific individual information.
Any information disclosed in the bulletin boards and/or news group of the Site becomes public information and STEELeMART.com will not be held responsible for the privacy practices or the content in respect thereof.
This Site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. STEELeMART.com uses industry-standard efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal information such as firewalls and authentication protection We maintain the highest levels of security and scalability via SSL technology accompanied by sophisticated load balancing and performance management tools. However, we do not guarantee complete security, as it does not exist on the Internet.
While STEELeMART.com strives to protect its users personal information and privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online, and you do so at your own risk. You acknowledge that you are aware of security and privacy limitations, including but not limited to:
- the limitation of security, privacy and authentication measures and features in this system; and
- that data or information on STEELeMART.com may be subject to eavesdropping, sniffing, spoofing, forgery, spamming, "impostering", tampering, breaking passwords, harassment, fraud, electronic trespassing, hacking, nuking, system contamination (including, without limitation, viruses, worms and Trojan horses) causing unauthorized, damaging or harmful access and/or retrieval of information and data on your computer, may be subject to other security or privacy hazards or may not reach its destination or may reach an erroneous address or recipient.
STEELeMART.com works with a third party that serves ads to this Site. To find out more about how such third party manages the privacy of information in conjunction with serving ads on this Site.
This Site makes chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information. The Site contains links to other web sites. STEELeMART.com is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites.
This Site supplements the information that you provide with information that is received from third parties, such as credit information
Our Site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from our partners at the point where we request information about the visitor. This Site gives users the following options for removing their information from our database to not receive future communications or to no longer receive our service.
You can send email to steele@STEELeMART.com
You can visit the following URL: www.STEELeMART.com
You can call the following telephone number :+91-22-24927000
This Site gives users the following options for changing and modifying information previously provided.
call the following telephone number: +91-22-24927000.
Contacting the Web Site
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this Site, or your dealings with this Web Site, you can contact: