Privacy Policy

Our mission at Clear-Trade is to be your one stop resource. We understand that achieving this status requires us to earn the trust of our users in everything we do.

Accordingly, we are committed to protecting users' online privacy and security. We collect data from visits to our website for the purpose of customizing the online experience in ways we hope will save our users time and money. On occasion, we share this data with third parties who work with us to enhance the various services we offer. These companies must sign an agreement that prevents them from any use of the data except as authorized by us.

Clear-Trade users always have the ability to control the flow of information received from us. We recognize that our continued success derives from establishing confidence among the constituency we serve, and keeping their interests foremost in mind.

Following is a detailed description of our privacy policy, building on the principles

The Information We Collect and How We Use It


We collect the following types of information from you, and use it as follows:

Demographic Information

When you visit or register with Clear-Trade, we collect demographic information such as a job title, corporate affiliation, e-mails address, etc. We also collect demographic information in other ways, such as when we administer online surveys and promotions (e.g., contests). Demographic information is used to tailor your experience at our site, so we can provide you with content that is likely to be of interest, and display that content according to your preferences. We share demographic information with existing and potential affiliates and advertisers on an aggregate and anonymous basis only, in a manner that cannot be linked to any particular individual user.

Contact Information

When you register with Clear-Trade, request information from us, or begin any process through our web site, we collect contact information (such as your name, address, telephone number, email address, etc.). We also collect contact information in other ways, such as when we administer online surveys and promotions.

We use contact information to verify your identity, send you the things you have purchased or requested, and to send you information and promotional material about us and our affiliates and advertisers. We may also use the contact information to contact you when necessary. You may opt-out of receiving such communications in the future, as described below. We also use contact information to generate aggregate, anonymous demographic information, which is used as described above. Clear-Trade will not provide any personally identifiable contact information about you to any third party.


The Things You Buy and Request

We collect information about the things that you buy or request. We use this information to generate aggregate, anonymous demographic information, which is used as described above. We may also use this information to determine your individual preferences for the purpose of directing offers and appropriate material to you. You may opt-out of receiving such offers and material in the future, as described below. The particular things that you buy or request are not disclosed to other companies or third parties in ways that can be linked to any particular individual user, except to the extent necessary to fulfill your order or request.

Browsing Activities

When you visit our web site, we collect standard web traffic data such as the time and date of your visit. We use this information to administer our web site and help enhance services such as managing your shopping cart.

We use Cookies to help keep track of your visit to our site. We also collect other browsing activity information such as traffic patterns, click-stream patterns, search terms entered by users, and the URL of sites that directed you to our web site. These cookies will not be used to determine any personally-identifiable information about you.

The Browsing activity information is compiled to form aggregate and anonymous demographic information, which is used as described above.


Miscellaneous Privacy Terms

This site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. In particular, when you place orders or access your account information, we offer the use of a secure server that encrypts all information you input before it is sent to us.

Notwithstanding any statements to the contrary, we may disclose any information if we are compelled by law to do so, or in legal proceedings where such information is relevant.

By using our web site, you consent to our collection and use of information as described above.

Changes to this policy will be posted on our web site, and can be accessed by clicking on a link located on our home page.

To opt-out of receiving communications from us, to change previously provided information, or to request information about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by sending a blank email message to
dgkassoc@clear-trade.com