Last update: 22nd September 2010
WE COLLECT ONLY THE DATA THAT YOU NEED TO USE OUR SERVICE. YOU ARE IN CONTROL OF YOUR DATA AND WHO HAS ACCESS TO IT. EDGE HAS NO ACCESS TO THE DATA YOU RECORD WHICH REMAINS CONFIDENTIAL BETWEEN YOU AND YOUR BUSINESS CONTACTS.
EDGE International UK ltd. ("EDGE") recognizes the importance of maintaining the confidentiality of your information, and we are committed to addressing your privacy concerns. EDGE does not release information about you or your use of EDGE's service in any way that would identify you to any third party except with your consent. Please read the entire privacy statement below to see how EDGE protects and uses information relating to you and your company or organization (collectively referred to as "You") as you access the various features of the EDGE Website and all related site content, features, software, electronic communications, information and transaction services, security devices and data (collectively, the "Service"). This statement may change from time to time, as we modify our services, and you should review this statement periodically for changes.
In order to access and use most Service features, it is necessary to provide a certain amount of personal and organisational information in the registration process. We may use this information on an aggregated level to perform statistical analyses and to maintain a database of our users. The information in that database may be used:
• To verify and update your profile information
• To verify that you qualify for use of the Service
• To determine usage trends in order to make improvements to the Service
• To inform you about changes to the Service
• To inform you about possibilities to use the Service more effectively
In order to access and use content and services provided by third parties that supply content and services in connection with our Service ("Content Contributors"), it is necessary for EDGE to provide a certain amount of personal and / or organisational information to these Content Contributors. We will only provide this information to the extent you indicate you would like access to such content and services. By accessing and using such content and services you agree to permit EDGE to provide such information to our Content Contributors.
We do not provide user information to other third parties or outside parties for the purpose of independent telemarketing, electronic or direct mail marketing of any products or services of those companies.
Your communications with other EDGE users through the Service are recorded by EDGE. The content of such communications is NEVER monitored or reviewed by EDGE. It is our policy not to disclose the contents of any messages communicated between members through the Service to any third party without the expressed authorisation of all parties to such communication. However, EDGE reserves the right to disclose any information submitted to the Service as EDGE deems necessary to comply with applicable law, regulation or legal process. EDGE will NEVER disclose to any third party information relating to your use of the Service unless such disclosure is (i) expressly authorised by you, (ii) required by applicable law, regulation or legal process, or (iii) integral to your use of the Service (such as for straight-through processing with third party systems as directed by you). EDGE otherwise may use or disclose information pertaining to your use of the Service in an aggregated or anonymous form only, such that your identity is not revealed in connection with such information.
When you register with EDGE, you may be assigned or allowed to establish one or more user identifiers and initial passwords and/or other forms of authentication (collectively, "Authenticators") to be used to securely access the Service. You are fully responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and protection of these Authenticators. To protect the data transmitted through and maintained by the Service, EDGE applies the same sophisticated and rigorous security procedures, tools and technologies used by major financial institutions to transfer billions of dollars every day. EDGE constantly reviews its security procedures, tools and technologies to ensure these are effective. Nevertheless, we do not believe anyone can guarantee that transmissions of data over the Internet will be impervious to disruption or interception. By using the Service, you acknowledge that EDGE is not responsible for losses resulting from the disruption or interception by any third party of data submitted to the Service by you.