Data Privacy is Important to Us

Please be assured that your privacy is of utmost importance to us. We comply with all applicable data privacy laws including the General Data Protection Regulation, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the UK GDPR (UKGDPR), the UK Data Protection Act 2018 (UKDPA), the Swiss Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP) regarding personal data collected and processed concerning residents of the European Union and European Economic Area, the United Kingdom and Switzerland (the “Data Privacy Requirements”). The specific practices outlined in this privacy statement apply to privacy practices and procedures maintained by or on behalf of and its affiliates (the “Company”). Some of our web pages contain links to websites outside the Company. Please be aware that when you follow a link to another site, you are then subject to the privacy policies of the new site.

Who is the controller for the personal data processed?

A “controller” is a person or organization who alone or jointly determines the purposes for which, and the manner in which, any personal data is, or is likely to be, processed. This notice is issued on behalf of Unless we notify you otherwise, is the controller of your personal data. Where we are acting in the capacity of a data processor, we only process your personal data to the extent, and in such a manner, as is necessary for the business purposes in accordance with our business customer’s written instructions. We will not process your personal data for any other purpose or in a way that does not comply with those written instructions or the data protection legislation.

All questions, concerns, or complaints should be directed to the Company’s Chief Information Officer by e-mail at

What Personal Data We Collect and Process

The Company collects business contact (e.g., name and title of contact, address, e-mail, phone number) and financial information (e.g., payment method and history, accounts payable) from our business customers and vendors. We collect personal contact information (e.g., name and title of contact, address, e-mail, phone number), purchase information (e.g., purchase history), and customer experience information (e.g., survey responses) from individuals who purchase products and services from our business customers.

How and Why We Process Personal Data

The Company processes personal information for the following purposes:

  • Providing products and services to our business customers. The Company collects and processes the business contact information of the individuals working for our business customers so that we can enter into and perform contracts with our business customers to provide our products and services.
  • Working with our vendors. The Company collects and processes the business contact information of the individuals working for our vendors so that we can enter into and perform contracts with our vendors.
  • Generating customers for our business customers. The Company collects and processes the personal contact information and business contact information of individuals through Company-created websites, display banners, chat boxes, social media platforms, telephone calls, and interviews. Personal information is also collected through forms completed by individuals to register for events and subscribe to publications. This personal information is shared with our business customers to assist them in their customer acquisition efforts.
  • Enhancing the customer experience for the benefit of our business customers. The Company collects and processes personal contact information and business contact information about individuals who purchase products and services from our business customers as well as their impressions of their purchase experience and experience with the products and service. We collect this personal information through surveys, telephone calls and interviews. This personal information is shared with our business customers to assist them in their customer relations efforts.
  • Making our websites more useful. For each HTTP (which is what your web browser generates when you request a page or part of a page from a website) request received, the Company automatically collects and stores only the following information: the date and time, the originating IP address, the type of browser and operating system used (if provided by the browser), the URL of the referring page (if provided by the browser), and the object requested completion status of the request pages visited. We use the information that we collect to measure the number of visitors to the different areas of our sites, and to help us make our sites more useful to visitors. This includes analyzing these logs periodically to determine the traffic through our servers, the number of pages served, and the level of demand for pages and topics of interest.

Interaction with Children

We do not collect personal data of, and our websites do not target or provide content to, children under the age of 16.


Cookies are small files that web servers place on a user’s hard drive. The Company does not use “persistent cookies” or any other persistent tracking methods to collect personal information about visitors to its websites. Cookies serve several functions:

  • They allow the website to identify you as a previous visitor each time you access a site;
  • They track what information you view at a site (important to commercial sites trying to determine your buying preferences);
  • In more advanced cases, they track your movements through many websites but not the whole Web;
  • Businesses use them for customer convenience to allow them to produce a list of items to buy and pay for them all at one time and to garner information about what individuals are buying at their sites;
  • Advertisers use them to determine the effectiveness of their marketing and offer insights into consumer preferences and tastes by collecting data from many websites.
  • They are used to help a website tailor screens for each customer’s preference.

To protect your privacy, be sure to close your browser completely after you have finished conducting business with a website that does use cookies. If you are concerned about the potential use of the information gathered from your computer or mobile device by cookies, you can set your browser to prompt you before it accepts a cookie. Most Internet browsers have settings that let you identify and/or reject cookies. Before collecting personally identifiable information, we will prominently disclose why we are requesting the information, how it will be used, how long it may be retained, under what conditions, and with whom, it may be shared.

Marketing and exercising your right to opt-out of marketing

We will not use your personal data to send you marketing materials if you have requested not to receive them. If you request that we stop processing your personal data for marketing purposes, we shall stop processing your personal data for those purposes. We would encourage you to make such requests via the forms and links provided for that purpose in the marketing materials we send you by contacting our Vice President of Information Security by e-mail at

We Also Collect and Use Non-Personal Data

In addition to personal information, we collect and store non-personal (such as search engine queries and anonymous survey responses) to help us better understand and meet the needs of our visitors. We may share non-personal information with others, including the public, in aggregated form (for instance, in a list of our most popular search engine queries), in partial or edited form (such as in a report summarizing responses to a questionnaire), or verbatim (for example, in a complete listing of survey responses).

Data Security

The Company takes the security of personal data seriously. The Company has internal policies and technical measures in place to protect personal data against loss, accidental destruction, misuse or disclosure. Such internal policies and technical measures include:

  • The use of pseudonymization and encryption of personal data where appropriate;
  • Procedures and controls to ensure the ongoing confidentiality, integrity, availability and resilience of processing systems and services;
  • Procedures and controls to restore the availability and access to personal data in a timely manner in the event of a physical or technical incident;
  • Procedures for regularly testing, assessing and evaluating the effectiveness of technical and organizational measures for ensuring the security of the processing; and
  • Procedures to ensure that data is not accessed, except by employees in the proper performance of their duties.

For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage to the information on our websites. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986.

The Company retains personal information only for the period of time necessary to meet the purposes for which it was collected, to fulfill the legitimate business interests of the Company, and to comply with any data retention laws or legal requirements.

When the Company engages third parties to process personal data on its behalf, such third parties are required by contract to process the personal data based on the Company’s written instructions, are under a duty of confidentiality, and are required to implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure the security of the personal data.

When the Company shares personal information of EU, EEA, UK or Swiss residents with affiliated companies, vendors, and business customers located outside of the EU, EEA, UK or Switzerland, such as the U.S., the Company uses appropriate safeguards such as standard contract clauses to protect the personal information.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

It is our policy to post any changes we make to our privacy policy on this page. If we make material changes to how we handle personal information, we will provide notice of the changes on the website home page.

Questions and Concerns

Any questions or concerns regarding how the Company processes personal information should be directed to our Vice President of Information Security by e-mail at Dispute resolution: If for some reason you believe this site has not adhered to these principles, please notify at If our web pages are not fully in compliance with our stated policies, they will be corrected.

Addendum: Privacy Rights of California Residents

This part of this policy is intended to comply with applicable data privacy laws and regulations, including the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) and California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”).


For information about what we collect, and how this information is processed and shared, please see the “What Personal Data We Collect and Process” and “How and Why We Process Personal Data” sections above.

Consumer Rights

California residents have the following privacy rights regarding their personal information:

  • The right to know and right to access the personal information we have collected about you, including the categories of personal information, the categories of sources from which the personal information is collected, the business or commercial purpose for collecting, selling, or sharing personal information, the categories of third parties to whom the business discloses personal information, and the specific pieces of personal information the business has collected about the consumer;
  • The right to delete personal information that we have collected from you, subject to certain exceptions;
  • The right to correct inaccurate personal information that we maintain about you;
  • The right of portability, or right to have us transfer your personal information to other persons or entities upon your request;
  • The right to limit the use of your sensitive information if we decide in the future to use such information for purposes other than the purposes listed above;
  • The right to opt-out of any sale of personal information; and
  • The right not to be discriminated or retaliated against for exercising your privacy rights.

You can exercise your privacy rights by submitting a request to us by emailing us at To protect the security of your personal information, we will require you to provide us with identifying information for you such as personal email address, personal telephone number, employee identification number, and/or other information that we can match with the personal information we have collected about you to verify your identity.

You may use an authorized agent to request access to or deletion of your personal information. We will require your authorized agent to provide us with either (1) a power of attorney authorizing the authorized agent to act on your behalf, or (2) your written authorization permitting the authorized agent to request access to your personal information on your behalf. Further, we will require you or your authorized agent to provide us with identifying information to verify your identity. We may also require you to either verify your own identity directly with us or directly confirm with us that you provided the authorized agent permission to submit the request.

Within 10 days of receiving your request to know, we will confirm receipt of your request and provide information about how we will process your request. Generally, we will respond to your request within 45 days. If we need more time to respond, we will provide you with notice and an explanation of the reason we need more time to respond. We may deny your request if we cannot verify your identity or are legally permitted to deny your request. If we deny your request, we will explain the basis for the denial, provide or delete any personal information that is not subject to the denial, and refrain from using the personal information retained for any purpose other than permitted by the denial. We will maintain a record of your request and our response for 24 months.

Data Retention

We will only retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal information, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal information, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your personal information, the purposes for which we process your personal information and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements. Generally, we retain personal information for the duration of our relationship with you plus any legally required record or data retention period and/or any period of time necessary to exercise our legal rights. Thereafter, we will securely destroy your personal information in accordance with the Company’s record retention policies.

In some circumstances, we may anonymize your personal information so that it can no longer be associated with you, in which case we may use such information without further notice to you.

Personal Information of Minors

As noted above, the Company does not sell or share personal information for individuals under the age of 16.

Code Section 1798.83 Rights

Pursuant to Californian Civil Code Section 1798.83, California residents have the right to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to our Vice President of Information Security by e-mail at

Security Incidents

We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected data security breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected breach where we are legally required to do so.


Questions, including requests for an alternate format or for an accommodation to access this privacy policy, should be directed to our Vice President of Information Security by e-mail at

This privacy policy was last updated on May 12, 2023.