The Information We Collect
From time to time, as
you utilize the Xbridge website ("the Site"), we will request
that you submit certain information to us so that we can
serve you better. Specifically, our site's registration
form requires users to give us contact information, unique
identifiers, financial and demographic information. In addition,
our needs assessments that help generate requests for quotes
("RFQ"s) ask for specific information about your business
that enables our Vendors to provide you with quotes. Please
be aware, however, that you are under no obligation to provide
requested information and you can decline to provide any
requested information at any time. However, you may not
be able to participate in certain activities at the Site
if certain information is not provided.
Use and Disclosure of Information
you submit to us may be used for the administration and
operation of this Site and services and products offered
through it, to assess the needs of the users of the Site,
to select the appropriate Vendors for you, and to market
the services available on the Site and from our Vendors,
and for the purposes set out below, including registration,
order processing, surveys, advertising, and compilation
of industry statistics.
Since the success of the Site is based on shared information,
we may disclose your demographic information on an anonymous
basis to third parties participating in the Site We use
customer contact information from the registration form
to send you information about the Site. We will use information
internally in the administration of this Site. This information
will also be provided to suppliers of products and services
through our online marketplaces who express an interest
in contacting you, but only after you expressly consent
for us to do so.
Demographic and profile data is also collected at the Site.
We may share this data with our website participants to
permit them to contact you with information about certain
products and services, unless you elect not to be contacted.
We use this data to prepare broad aggregate information
relevant to website participants, such as industry trends.
We may also use and publish all data generated in connection
with the Site in any manner provided thatyour identity remains
In the event that our purposes for processing information
about your business change, then we will notify you as soon
as reasonably practicable.
Financial information is used ONLY
to help generate RFQs that enable our Vendors to provide
you with quotes and to process your orders for goods and
services. Financial information that is collected from you
is used by us and our Vendors to check your qualifications/eligibility.
It may be necessary for us to verify certain types of financial
information before processing your RFQ or order. We will
not share your financial information with any other parties
unless they need to know the information to process your
We will not, without permission, wilfully disclose a participant's
financial information to any third party except as provided
herein, or when we believe in good faith that it is required
by law or regulation (including any relevant stock exchange
Third Party Links
This Site contains links to other
websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices
or the content of such other websites. The parties at these
linked websites are not under a duty to abide by the Privacy
Policy of the Site.
Third Party Participation on Our Web Site
is provided in order to facilitate sharing of information
and commerce between website participants. If you interact
with these participants on the Site, they may collect information
from you over which we have no control. Please be aware
you provide to third parties such as our website participants.
If you inquire about or participate in a transaction with
a third party in one of the marketplaces on the Site, then
your identity and information relating to that transaction
will be forwarded to such third party.
identity and selections. Cookies may be used to deliver
content specific to your interests and for other purposes.
The Site may make 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 and you should exercise
caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.
The Site has security measures in place
to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information
under our control. While we seek to protect your personal
information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of
any information you transmit, and you do so at your own
The Site provides you with the opportunity
to opt-out of receiving communications from us and our partners
at the point where we request information from you. In addition,
you may request that we remove your information from our
database in order not to receive future communications or
to no longer utilise our service.
You can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
or using the details set out below.
Access to your Information and Correcting/Updating your
You may at any time request us to make available
to you a copy of the personal information held about you.
You may change information previously provided to us. You
can contact us at the details set out below.
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:
Attn: Customer Service
94 Maltings Place
Tower Bridge Road
London SE1 3LJ
phone: +44 (20) 7378 9800
fax: +44 (20) 7378 7378