We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the Web Site, track user’s movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
Links to Other Web Sites
BirchTrader.com’s site contains links to other Web Sites. Please be aware that BirchTrader.com is not responsible for the privacy practices of other such sites. We encourage our users to read the privacy statements of each and every Web Site that they visit from our Web Site or through the interactive sessions.
Users Outside of the United States
While we make every effort to honor the laws and wishes of all users, this Web Site is available for users throughout the world but located and operated exclusively in the United States of America and therefore may not recognize foreign laws.
In order to use many features of the Web Site and to participate in interactive sessions, you will be asked to complete a registration form. During registration, you are required to provide contact information. BirchTrader.com may use this contact information as a means of confirmation of your identity.
Information Collection and Use From Registered Users
When you register with BirchTrader.com, we ask you to share limited information about yourself. Only disclose information that you are authorized to disclose. During interactive sessions, we may also collect your opinions and preferences regarding certain products or services. We use this information to provide you with quality services and refine or add to our Web Site content and service offerings.
Using your contact information, BirchTrader.com may also send you e-mail messages under the following circumstances, among others:
- To respond to an inquiry or request for information;
- To thank you for contacting BirchTrader.com;
- To welcome you to BirchTrader.com and to its products and services; and
- To communicate with you regarding customer service or sales related issues.
Out of respect for your privacy, we do not provide copies of our email subscriber database information to third parties. Once you register on the site, you are providing BirchTrader.com with personally identifiable information. BirchTrader.com may share certain aggregated demographic information with our sponsors regarding the users of the Web Site and responses we receive from you through the interactive sessions. The aggregated information that we provide is not linked to any personally identifiable information.
Notification of Policy Changes
We may update or amend this Privacy Statement from time to time. This Privacy Statement is subject to change at any time without notification. BirchTrader.com welcomes comments and questions on this statement.
We monitor how our users use the Web Site including search terms entered, pages visited and documents viewed. This information is stored with each registered user’s registration information. It is unique-number identifiable, and is used solely for purposes of enabling us to provide you with a personalized Web Site experience. Aggregated forms of this data may also be used in order to help us understand areas for future research and to identify future features and functions to develop for the Web Sites. This data may also be used by BirchTrader.com, in the aggregate, to identify appropriate offerings and alterations to the Web Site design.
BirchTrader.com takes precautions to protect data and information under its control from misuse, loss or alteration. BirchTrader.com’s security measures include industry-standard technology and equipment to help protect your information, and BirchTrader.com maintains security measures to allow only the appropriate personnel and contractors access to this information. Unfortunately no system can ensure complete security and BirchTrader.com disclaims any liability resulting from use of the Web Site.
Other than as set forth above, BirchTrader.com will not otherwise use or disclose any of your personal information except to the extent reasonably necessary to: (i) process your information and to correct technical problems and malfunctions in the Website or the computer systems supporting the Website; (ii) protect the security and integrity of the Website; (iii) protect the rights and property of BirchTrader.com and others; (iv) take precautions against liability; (v) respond to claims that your information violates the rights and interests of third-parties; (vi) respond to judicial or administrative process or otherwise comply with applicable law; and (vii) to assist law enforcement agencies in connection with investigations or matters related to public safety.
Updating Personal Information
You may update or correct information you previously provided to BirchTrader.com at any time.
Questions or Comments Regarding the Privacy Statement should be addressed here