By using the PakistanTex marketplace and the services available on it, or any part thereof, you agree to and acknowledge the following:
PakistanTex.com Srl (the company owner of the PakistanTex marketplace) is totally committed to maintaining the privacy of all user and customer information. PakistanTex collects information from you submitted during the voluntary registration process, information submitted during use of Business Shops, Auctions, Buying Groups and other services available at our marketplace.
All information is safely stored on our computers and only some qualified managers of the PakistanTex staff may have direct access to them.
Additionally, we automatically track users access to areas within our marketplace just to collect pure statistical behaviour: our ultimate goal is to enhance Users' business experience with PakistanTex. Read more about tracking.
Users have the opportunity to change registration and demographic information previously provided: simply follow the directions within the marketplace or write to customercare@PakistanTex.com
USE OF COLLECTED INFORMATION
When registering voluntarily to PakistanTex or using some of its services, you will be required to provide certain personal information (example: full name, E-Mail address, company name, WEB site, etc.) and demographic information (e.g. position, business type, business interest, etc.). This information is leveraged only by PakistanTex to deliver you newsletters and E-Mail messages loaded with news and business opportunities.
You may prevent our use of your personal and demographic information by "opting out" from all mailing lists maintained by PakistanTex: simply send, at any time, a message to remove@PakistanTex.com More, PakistanTex allows you to ask for an excerpt of your personal data stored in its archives: just send a message to customercare@PakistanTex.com to ask for it (please report clearly your name, surname and E-Mail address to speed up the process).
Unless explicitly stated otherwise, the information you enter through any PakistanTex service, including, without limitation, requests for information, products and services, items for sale and other information are directly posted on the marketplace. PakistanTex may use this information to let you know about possible suppliers, products or services available through the markeplace or any that may interest you, or just for marketing or promotional purposes.
As a necessary part of completing some transactions, your contact information must be shared with the other party/parties involved in the business relationships arising from the marketplace services, in accordance with the PakistanTex "Terms and Conditions".
In order to complete some transactions over the marketplace, for example those related to Professional Auctions and Buying Groups, you may be required to provide your credit card number, cardholder's name, expiration date, billing address and other billing information. PakistanTex will collect such information through secure SSL-based servers and will use such data solely as a warranty of your identity and commitment to activate such possible business transaction. No charge to your credit card will be applied by PakistanTex if not expressely stated.
PakistanTex sometimes makes use of the collected information to assist site administrators in assessing marketplace use and traffic patterns, and to insure that users are in compliance with the PakistanTex "Terms and Conditions".
You may opt-out of receiving such information at any time: simply send a message to remove@PakistanTex.com (a short explanation of your decision would be very kind and appreciated, just to understand if and where we went wrong).
The PakistanTex marketplace may include links to other web sites ("Links"). PakistanTex will not share personally identifiable information about users with the operators of such Links but may provide them with aggregate information. PakistanTex is not responsible in any way for the privacy policies of the Links, does not share their contents and expressly disclaims all responsibility and liability, which may arise there from.
PakistanTex will not disclose direct user information to any third parties other than in connection with a transaction in which you are involved (example: when your data must be necessarily transferred to an Pakistani supplier after your request of business through a Electronic Commerce system, auction or other commercial service within the PakistanTex marketplace).
PakistanTex will only release information when compelled by court order, or when we believe, in our reasonable discretion, that such disclosure is warranted to cooperate with inquiries by law enforcement agencies or in emergencies where physical safety is at risk.
PakistanTex may supplement the information provided by users with information that it may receive from third parties.
By registering to PakistanTex or supplying personal data through one or more of its services, all users fully understand and unambiguously consent to the collection and processing of their personal information.
COOKIES AND TRACKING
PakistanTex sometimes uses a feature of your Internet Web browser called a cookie to assign a unique identification code to your computer.
Cookies are tiny files that your Web browser places on your computer hard drive. These cookies are used to tell us whether you have visited the PakistanTex marketplace before (through your unique User ID and your session identifiers) and to help us determine if you came to from a particular Internet link. This information is used just to improve the marketplace and the overall PakistanTex service.
Cookies cannot be used to retrieve personal information from your computer, unless you knowingly and willingly provide such information to us.
Since cookies are stored in human-readable form, PakistanTex does not store any other user data such as passwords, preferences, etc. in cookie files. PakistanTex does not read cookies from your cookie file other than those placed there through your browser's interaction with the PakistanTex marketplace.
We strongly recommend to leave your browser support to cookies on, just to allow you to take full advantage of your PakistanTex experience.
When you use the marketplace, PakistanTex automatically tracks certain information about you. This information includes your domain name and IP address, your browser version, your operating system, the URL you came from (including third party URLs), the pages you visit within the marketplace, the URL to which you go upon leaving the Site (including third party URLs) and some other minor data (including duration of your visit and screen resolution).
PakistanTex may use this information to target marketing and business opportunities announcement to you, to monitor Site performance, utilization of features and services, traffic trends, and browser versions.
PakistanTex may conduct surveys in connection with the marketplace in which we may ask you to provide personal information (example: E-Mail address) and demographic information (example: country).
We will use the information collected from such surveys to improve the features, functionality, appearance, and content of the marketplace or to process aggregate statistics about poll results of general interest for PakistanTex users.
Users are not required to participate in any surveys and may "opt out" of receiving requests to participate in surveys, just following the simple directions included in the invitation messages.
PakistanTex uses industry standard security enhanced systems and physical restrictions in order to prevent third parties access to your user information.
Although we do our best efforts to maintain the privacy of your user Information, we cannot guarantee that your user information will not be intercepted by third parties illegal efforts and you provide the information at your own risk. However, such a possibility remains highly unlikely.
You acknowledge that you are aware of security and privacy limitations, including but not limited to:
1. the limitation of security, privacy and authentication measures and features in this system
2. that data or information on the marketplace 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.
PROTECTING YOUR USERNAME AND PASSWORD
Each user has direct responsibility to maintain the privacy of his/her possible username and password, as both will provide access to the user information you have submitted and give access to some PakistanTex services on your behalf. Please keep your username and password in a safe place and don't give it away.
You should not disclose your password to any third party. Any such disclosure or other loss of control of your password could result in adverse consequences to you, including unauthorized transactions that bind you and disclosure of your personally identifiable information.
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