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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy discloses the privacy practices for the entire saarctrade website. It applies solely to information collected by this web site. Since internet technologies are rapidly evolving underlying business models are also evolving. Accordingly, guidelines to TIP privacy policy may change. Any changes will be posted here.

What does the portal do with the information it collects and/or tracks?

The portal is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. The portal only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give via email or other direct contact from you. The portal will neither sell/rent this information nor share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request or under special circumstances, as described in our Terms and Conditions of Use/User Agreement.

The portal may perform statistical analysis of user behavior in order to measure interest in the various areas of our site (for product development purpose) and to inform advertisers as to how many consumers have seen or “clicked” their advertising banners. The portal also uses demographic information to allow advertising banner on our Web site to be targeted to the readers for whom they are most pertinent. This means that readers see advertising that is most likely to interest them, and advertisers send their messages to people who are most likely to be receptive, improving both the user’s experience and the effectiveness of the ads.

Data Security

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the appropriate use of information, the portal has put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to protect the information we collect online.  Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personal identifiable information. The computer/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

Who does the portal share information it gathers and/or tracks?

The portal shares the information it gathers in a compiled format with our partners and advertisers. We do not release personal information about you as an individual to third parties, except when we have your permission or under special circumstances.


A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier that is sent to your browser from a web site's computers and stored on your computer.

The portal may set and access the portal cookies on your computer.

The portal may allow other companies that are presenting advertisements on some of our pages to set and access their cookies on your computer. Other companies' use of their cookies is subject to their own privacy policies, not this one. Advertisers or other companies do not have access to our cookies.

Use of cookie can also enable us to track and target the interest of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.

Changes in Privacy Policy

The portal may amend this policy from time to time. If we make any substantial changes in the way we use your personal information we will notify you by posting a prominent announcement on our page.

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