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Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) collects personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Industrial Data Xchange (IDX). This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) does not read any of your private online communications.

Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) and Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) collects and uses your personal information to operate the Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) and its affiliates. Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Industrial Data Xchange (IDX), and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Industrial Data Xchange (IDX), in order to determine what Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Industrial Data Xchange (IDX); and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Industrial Data Xchange (IDX), or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) pages, or register with Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) site or services, a cookie helps Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) at thavenn@idx.co.za. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.