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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy covers the www.ratedtrades.us, AKA Rated Trades Business Directory website, which is provided by Rated Trades, LLC.
Because we want to demonstrate our commitment to our users' privacy, we disclose the following information.

  1. What personally identifiable information Rated Trades, LLC. collects.
  2. What personally identifiable information third parties collect through the Web site?
  3. What organization collects the information?
  4. How Rated Trades, LLC. uses the information.
  5. With whom Rated Trades, Inc. may share user information.
  6. What choices are available to users regarding collection, use and distribution of the information?
  7. What types of security procedures are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under Rated Trades, LLC. control?
  8. How users can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

 

Information Collection and Use
Rated Trades, LLC. is the sole owner of the information collected on Rated Trades.us. Rated Trades, LLC. collects information at several different points on our Web site.
In order to use parts of our Web site, a user must first complete the registration form. Users have the option to participate in this activity for the purposes of contacting by email or regular mail and other purposes. A user must provide the navigation and click-stream data (passive activity such as pages visited), purchase information (purchase payment method and other purchase information), unique identifiers (login id or other id), user's name, user's login information, user's employer, organization department user is employed, user's job title, user's home contact information and user's business contact information. It is optional for the user to provide User's Name, User's Login Information, User's Employer and Organization Department User is employed. We encourage users to provide optional information so we can provide a more personalized experience on our site. The reason we use this information is to [purpose description], complete the current transaction, contact by email or regular mail and understand your interests. We retain this information for an indeterminate period of time, unless requested to be removed from our site.

Third-party Advertising
We currently do not use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. All of the Banner Ad’s and Offers are current listing members.

Cookies
As part of offering and providing customizable and personalized services, RatedTrades.us may use cookies to store and sometimes track information about you.
A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. Several features of RatedTrades.us require that you accept cookies in order to work properly. (See "What choices are available to you regarding collection, use, and distribution of your information" for more information on cookies.)

Generally, we use cookies for the following purposes:
(1) To identify and label all "new" ads since your last visit to the site.
(2) Optionally to permanently save your password on your computer so you don't have to re-enter it each time you visit our site.
(3) To enable you to "checklist" ads that you want to mark for future retrieval and viewing.
Members that place Banner Ads onto the Rated Trades Business Directory may also use their own cookies.
Rated Trades may also collect IP addresses for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers.

Communications from the Site
When customers provide us contact information (user participation is voluntary) we use the information to contact the user to deliver sales and product information that will be useful to them.

Sharing Information

Legal Disclaimer

Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our Web site.

Personally Identifiable Information
Personally identifiable information is not shared with any third parties.

Aggregate Information (non-personally identifiable)
Aggregate information is not shared with any third parties.
Rated Trades may disclose account information in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating the Terms of Use of the Rated Trades Business Directory or may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) the rights or property of the Rated Trades Business Directory, other users of the Rated Trades Business Directory, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities. Rated Trades, Inc. may disclose or access account information when we believe in good faith that the law requires it and for administrative and other purposes that we deem necessary to maintain, service, and improve our products and services.

Data Security
Rated Trades, Inc. has physical security in our facilities to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of information. Our company uses secure encryption technology (secure socket connection) for all sensitive financial or health data transmitted on our site.

Correcting/Updating/Deleting/Deactivating Personal Information
If a user's personally identifiable information changes (such as zip code, phone, email or postal address) they can change all information. If a user wishes to correct/update information or no longer desires our service, they can notify us of what they desire by contacting us using any of the information in the Contact section of this policy.

Links and Advertisements
Our website contains links to other sites. We, Rated Trades, LLC, are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any other web sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.

Changes to the Privacy Statement
The information you submit to us is controlled by the privacy policy in effect at the time you submit it. If we significantly change our policy, we will post a notice in a conspicuous place on our website notifying visitors of policy changes.

Choices available to you regarding collection, use, and distribution of your information
If you choose not to register or provide personal information, you can still use most of the directory but you will not be able to access areas or use features that require registration.
You also have choices with respect to cookies. By modifying your browser preferences, you have the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies. If you choose to reject all cookies you will be unable to use some of the services that require registration in order to participate. These services include the identification of new ads that have been posted since your last visit, auto-filling of the logon form, and the Checklist feature. Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online - for example in ads that you post or through email - that information can be collected and used by others. In short, if you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return.
Ultimately, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and/or any account information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you're online.

Contact Information
Using the following information, you can contact us if you have questions about our privacy policy.

     Rated Trades, LLC.
     863 Gaming Square
     Hampstead, MD 21074
     USA
     E-mail: support@ratedtrades.us

Resolving Privacy Policy Disputes
If you think we have not followed our privacy policy in some way, it can be resolved by clicking here on the Contact us feature.

Rated Trades, LLC. (revised 10/27/2014)