Privacy Policy

TDApro.com (“TDApro”, “TDALanguageProfessional”, “TDADirectBuyer”, “us” or “we”) respects the privacy of the visitors to its Web site, the home page of which is located at http://www.tdapro.com/ (“Site”). This Privacy Policy is intended to inform you of our policies and practices regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information and Anonymous Information you submit to us through our Site. This Privacy Policy is hereby incorporated in our Terms of Service Agreement, and by registering for our Services you accept the terms of this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy applies only to Users on the Site.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, please contact us.

By submitting Personal Information through the Site, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy and you expressly consent to the processing of your Personal Information according to this Privacy Policy.

Notification of Changes

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to accommodate any changes or additions to the Services we offer. If we make substantial changes to this Privacy Policy, we will post the updated policy on this page and we will post notice that this Privacy Policy has changed on the site’s homepage. The notification of revised terms will be posted on the TDApro.com website. Once any changes that we make to this Privacy Policy become effective, your continued use of the Site after such time will signify your acceptance of the new terms.

This Site Contains Links to Other Sites

TDApro.com is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any other websites to which the Site links or to which link to the Site. By clicking on a link, logo or other item, or using certain services available on the Site, including the online communication services, please note that you may no longer be on the TDApro.com Site. To check what Internet location you are on, note the URL at the top and/or bottom of your browser. We encourage you to read the posted privacy statement of that website whenever interacting with any website.

The Project and Task Workspace

The private and shared project and task workspace areas of the Site facilitate communication and the exchange and sharing of information between Buyers and Language Professionals once a bid has been accepted. The information contained in private project and task workspaces shared between Buyers and Language Professionals is used only for the purposes of facilitating communication and the exchange of information between the parties involved in the project. TDApro.com reserves the right to monitor communications in the project and task workspace in order to verify compliance with our Terms of Service, and any other applicable laws or company policies.

Information We Gather during Registration

When you register with TDApro.com as a Buyer or as a Language Professional, we gather and store Personal Information that specifically identifies you and/or your Account. Information we may require includes to submit is your first name, last name, User ID, password, company, position, street address, city, state, zip/postal code, country, phone number, email address. We may, in the future, include other optional requests for information from you to help us to tailor the Site for you and deliver personalized information to you. Without your agreement, we will not share, rent or sell any personal information with third parties in any way other than what is disclosed in this privacy statement.

Information Received from Language Service Providers (LSPs)/Language Agency

Every buyer account is associated with either the account held by a third party Language Service Provider or the corporate Language Agency’s account, the information you provide to the Site may be accessible to other Users of the Administrative Account under which your Buyer Account was added, and the Users of all related Accounts.

Information Automatically Gathered

TDApro.com automatically collects browser type and browser software version to tailor the presentation of the Site and the Services to the Visitor’s or User’s platform and to maintain a record of the User’s or Visitor’s activity on the Site. As an automatic process, our Web server software records a log file of IP addresses that access the Site. We also collect IP address information but do not ordinarily link IP addresses to User’s Personal Information. However, we can and will use IP addresses to identify a User when we, in our sole discretion, determine that it is necessary to enforce compliance with our Terms and Conditions of Use or to protect our service, Site, customers or others. When you use the Site, TDApro.com collects information about your Account transactions and TDApro.com may collect information about your computer for fraud prevention purposes. Finally, TDApro.com may collect additional information from or about you in other ways not specifically described here. For example, TDApro.com may collect information related to any information requests made or contact with TDApro.com Customer Service.

Cookies

When you use the Site, TDApro.com may place small data files called cookies on your computer. TDApro.com uses cookies to enable Users to specify unique preferences and to track Visitor and User use of the site, including trends and patterns. TDApro.com sends a session cookie to your computer when you log in to your Account. This type of cookie helps if you visit multiple pages on the Site during the same session, so that you don’t need to enter your password on each page. Once you log out or close your browser, this cookie expires. TDApro.com also uses longer-lasting cookies for other purposes such as to display your project related information. TDApro.com encodes our cookies so that only we can interpret the information stored in them. Users and Visitors always have the option of disabling cookies via their browser preferences. If you disable cookies on your browser, please note that some parts of our Site may not function as effectively or may be considerably slower.

Email invitations to Buyers and Language Professionals

TDApro.com allows Buyers to send bid requests to language professionals as well as invitations to language professionals to join TDApro.com. TDApro.com also lets LSDs/LSPs invite as many Buyers and/or Language Professionals to join TDApro.com. The invitation feature requires an email address which TDApro.com will use to generate an invitation code to send the invitation or bid request, and we use your email address to copy you on the message or to send on your behalf.

Public Information

Language Professionals may create a Profile to describe their experience and qualifications. Information in your Profile is available for any other registered User to access. We will not have any obligation under this Privacy Policy with respect to information in your Profile or information you voluntarily provide to other Users via the Site.

How We Use and Disclose Registration Information

We use Personal Information for our own internal purposes including contacting you via email to inform you about updates to our Services and providing you with information relating to e-commerce transactions that you conduct on the Site. We reserve the right to disclose your information as required by law. We do not rent or sell our Users’ Personal Information to third parties. We do, however, provide you with the opportunity to receive newsletters via email. If you decide to opt in to receive newsletters, you may opt out of receiving these newsletters at any time.

How We Disclose Information to Other Members

Language Professionals and Buyers will be provided with the other party’s email address once a project is assigned to enable work on the project to be completed. In addition, users involved in a transaction may request full contact information of the other party, including name, company name, telephone number and mailing address. If you request the contact information of another User, your contact information will also be released to that User. If another User requests your contact information, we will disclose it to him or her. You agree not to use the disclosed information of other Users for any purpose other than providing the applicable Services or resolving a dispute.

How We Disclose Information in the case of Legal Requests

TDApro.com cooperates with law enforcement inquiries, as well as other third parties to enforce laws, such as: intellectual property rights, fraud, theft, harassment and other rights. We can (and you authorize us to) disclose any information about you, including the content of your online communications, if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with relevant laws or to respond to subpoenas or warrants served on us; (b) protect or defend the rights or property of TDApro.com or third parties; (c) assist in an investigation; or (d) respond to an emergency that poses a threat to the safety of Users or other persons.

Information Disclosure: Affiliates

TDApro.com is a subsidiary of Translatus, Inc. We may share some or all of your Personal Information with our parent company, in which case we will require Translatus to honor this Privacy Policy.

Information Disclosure: Comments Submitted by Users

TDApro.com constantly seeks to improve the quality of the services we provide and the User experience on the Site. We value your input and encourage you to help us expand and make improvements to the Site by providing us with any thoughts or comments you might have regarding our services or the operation of the Site. You can submit any comments you have to us by clicking on the link "Contact us" in the top right corner of our website. The "Contact Us" page will ask you to provide your email address. We will use the email address to respond to your comments and/or send you any information requested.

Security

We will use commercially reasonable methods to keep Personal Information securely in our files and systems. Our registration system is operated using secure Internet connections, using SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) encryption, to help protect your financial data. Please note that with current technology, we cannot guarantee the security of your data as it travels over the Internet.

Regarding Children

We do not intentionally gather Personal Information about Visitors who are under the age of 13.

Correcting/Updating Your Information

You may update your registration information and personal profile using the Account Setting or My Profile pages under your account. We request that you maintain your personal information accurate and up-to-date.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the practices of this Site, you may contact Customer Service by clicking here.

Effective Date: September 30, 2009.