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Welcome to IDEX Online S.A. (the "Site"). We understand that your privacy
online is important to you, especially when conducting your business. This
about our users and members. Our users visit the site but do not transact
business on the Site. Our members are registered users of the site authorized
to transact business on the Site.
"Personally Identifiable Information" refers to any information that identifies
or can be used to identify, contact, or locate the person to whom such information
pertains including, but not limited to, name, address, phone number, fax number,
email address, financial profiles, identification number, and credit card information.
Personally Identifiable Information does not include information that is collected
anonymously (i.e., without identification of the individual user) or demographic
information not connected to an identified individual.
1 | WHAT PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION IS COLLECTED?
Idex collects information from its users who apply to become members: the name, address,
phone number(s) and email of the member or member company, the nature and
size of its business, the products the member intends to trade, the type of
trade (buy and/or sell), bank reference and whether the member belongs to any
applicable trade associations. This information is collected in order for
Idex to evaluate the eligibility of the user for membership and use of the
Site services. Member applications may be verified with financial and credit
institutions such as Dun and Bradstreet, Jewelers Board of Trade, Bank and Trade
references. Information obtained from these sources will be used only in connection
with member access and use of the Site Services, and will not be transferred, sold
or otherwise distributed without the user's permission, unless required by court order.
2 | WHAT ORGANIZATION COLLECTS THE INFORMATION?
Idex collects and securely stores the information submitted by members
in their member profile.
3 | HOW THE INFORMATION IS USED?
We use personal information to customize the
Site, to make appropriate service offerings to you, and to fulfill your buying
and selling requests. We will e-mail you about the Site, about research, purchase
and selling opportunities on the Site or related to the subject matter of the Site.
We also use personal information to contact you in response to specific inquiries
you have made to us, or to provide you with specific information and services you
have requested or agreed to be notified about.
4 | WITH WHOM MAY THE INFORMATION BE SHARED?
Member information may be shared
only if you have permitted us to do so. We also offer you the opportunity to
"opt out" of receiving information or being contacted by us or by any agency
acting on our behalf.
5 | WHAT CHOICES ARE AVAILABLE TO USERS REGARDING COLLECTION, USE AND DISTRIBUTION
OF THE INFORMATION?
Users and Members may opt out of receiving unsolicited information or contact
from us by contacting us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
6 | ARE COOKIES USED ON THE SITE?
security purposes to protect our members. For example, if a member is logged on and
the site is unused for more than 1 hours, we will automatically log the member off.
7 | HOW IDEX USES LOG-IN INFORMATION?
Idex uses log-in information (including IP
addresses, ISPs, and browser type) derived from a User's visits to the Site and
links that information to personally identifiable information. We use this log-in
information to analyze trends, administer the site, track user's movement and use,
and gather broad demographic information.
8 | IS SUBMISSION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION OPTIONAL?
Users are not required to submit personal information to use the Site.
However, there are portions of the Site limited to members only. Only members
may enter into transactions on the Site and use the Site's services. Submission
of personal information is required to become a member.
9 | WHAT PARTNERS OR SERVICE PROVIDERS HAVE ACCESS TO PERSONAL INFORMATION FROM
USERS AND/OR MEMBERS ON THE SITE?
Idex has engaged in special partnerships with certain vendors. Such vendors may
have access to certain personal information on a need to know basis. Our privacy
statement and policy covers their collection of this information.
10 | DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION TO COMPLY WITH LAW.
We will disclose personal information in order to comply with a court order or
subpoena, or a request from a law enforcement agency to release information.
We will also disclose personal information where reasonably necessary to protect
the safety of our users and members.
11 | HOW DOES THE SITE KEEP PERSONAL INFORMATION SECURE?
Our employees are made aware of our security policy and practices.
The personal information of our users and members is only accessible
to a limited number of qualified employees who are given a password
in order to gain access to that information. We audit our security
systems and processes on a regular basis. Sensitive information, such as
credit card numbers or identification numbers, which is collected, used,
or disseminated, is protected by encryption protocols, in place to protect
information sent over the Internet.
12 | HOW CAN USERS CORRECT ANY INACCURACIES IN THE INFORMATION?
Users and members may contact us to update personal information about them
or correct any inaccuracies by emailing us at: email@example.com
13 | CAN A USER DELETE OR DEACTIVATE PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED BY THE SITE?
We provide users and members with a mechanism to delete/deactivate personal
information from the site's database upon request by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
However, because of backups, and records of deletions, it may be impossible to
delete a user's entry without some residual information. An individual who requests
to have Personally Identifiable Information deactivated will be functionally deleted,
and we will not sell, transfer, or use Personally Identifiable Information relating to
that individual in any way moving forward.
We will let our users and members
know about changes to our privacy practices by posting such changes on the Site.
However, if we are changing the policy in a manner that might cause disclosure of
your personal information, which you have previously asked not to be disclosed,
we will contact you to notify you of the change and allow you to prevent such
This Site is not directed at children. Users and members are required to be
18 years or older.
This web site contains links to other web sites. Please note that when
you click on one of these links, you are moving to another web site. We encourage
may differ from ours.
CHAT ROOMS, FORUMS, AND MESSAGE BOARDS.
Users are warned that disclosing
personally identifiable information online through chat rooms, forums, and
message boards makes the information submitted public information; such disclosure
may increase the chance of receiving "spam" or unsolicited e-mail. Users should be
extra careful and to use their discretion when disclosing information online.