Last updated: April 2015
Summary of Key Points
- We collect Personal Information when you provide information to us through the Site, when you register for an examination, or through other communications with us.
- We use Personal Information to provide our courses and services to you. For example, we collect Personal Information to create admit card for you to enable you to appear in the examination.
- We share Personal Information with exam preparatory providers and other TnB partners which provide products and services that may be of interest to you.
The Information We Collect
Information you provide to Trade and Beyond
You may provide Personal Information to Trade and Beyond in a number of ways, including: (1) through your use of the Site, such as registering for an account and signing up to receive newsletters; (2) through your online account with Trade and Beyond; (3) upon registering for any Trade and Beyond examination (4) upon communicating directly with Trade and Beyond either electronically or by providing hard copies of documents; and (6) upon registering for Trade and Beyond conferences or events.
The Personal Information that we collect may include: your full name, business address, home address, email address, telephone number, education, job description, employer, gender, marital status, and date of birth.
Information collected by the Site through cookies and other tracking devices
Information collected by third party cookies and other tracking devices
Trade and Beyond uses selected third parties to conduct analytics on the Site, as well as to serve relevant ads on third party Internet sites. Trade and Beyond currently uses Omniture for these purposes. Trade and Beyond does not provide any Personal Information to these companies to allow them to use such information on their own behalf, or for the benefit of any other party.
How We Use Information
Trade and Beyond may use Personal Information to provide you with Trade and Beyond products and services and inform you about other Trade and Beyond products and services that may be of interest to you. In particular, we may use your Personal Information to:
- Process applications that you submit to Trade and Beyond;
- Provide examination services, including processing your candidacy for, administering, and scoring an examination;
- Register you for Trade and Beyond programs and events;
- Process orders that you place with Trade and Beyond;
- Correspond with you regarding examinations, events, or other Trade and Beyond-related products or services; and
- Maintain the online Trade and Beyond Member directory.
Trade and Beyond may also send you Trade and Beyond newsletters and other informational materials that may be of interest to you. We will provide you the opportunity to opt out of receiving such information in each such communication.
How We Share Information
Trade and Beyond may share Personal Information as follows:
Third Party Processors and Transaction Processing
We may engage third parties to perform services in connection with the operation of this Site and our organization. Examples of these third parties may include website hosting service providers, technology service providers, payment processors, legal advisers and consultants, examination supervisors and/or related services. We may share Personal Information with these third parties, but we authorize them to use this Personal Information only in connection with the services they perform on our behalf. Such parties are bound by contract to establish reasonable measures to protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. In addition, we may share certain Personal Information with third parties as necessary to facilitate our offering of products and services to you.
Third Party Products and Services
We may share Personal Information with select third parties that offer services or products that we believe may be of interest to you. These third parties may contact you with communications regarding their own services or products. Such third parties may include exam preparatory providers, exhibitors at and sponsors of Trade and Beyond events, University Program Partners, and other Trade and Beyond partners. If you prefer that Trade and Beyond not share your Personal Information with such third parties, you may opt-out by contacting Trade and Beyond. Please note that, if you receive any communications from such third parties, you may also wish to contact them directly to opt-out of receiving further communications from them.
Trade and Beyond Member Directories
We may make Member name, location, and status information publicly available through the Trade and Beyond online Member Directory, which is searchable on the Trade and Beyond public website, as well as by phone and email upon a third party’s request. Members may choose to make additional information available on the Member Directory by changing their account preferences. Names of individuals holding any Trade and Beyond issued certificate may be made available to the general public
For some Trade and Beyond events, we may make certain Personal Information of all event attendees available to other event attendees and event sponsors. The Personal Information made available may include name, employer, address, and email address.
Trade and Beyond Networking Sites and Social Media Sites
The Site may offer opportunities to engage in social networking, interact with others and/or submit or post messages or other content, such as on Trade and Beyond blogs (“Trade and Beyond Networking Sites”). The Site may also provide for interactions with third party websites or services including social media websites through plug-ins. Please note that any information or materials that you post or submit through such Trade and Beyond Networking Sites will be publicly posted to everyone that has access to the relevant Site. Posts to third party social media or other sites (“Social Media Sites”), including any content on our Site that you “share” or “like,” will be controlled by and subject to the terms of such social media or other sites. We encourage you to use caution when you submit any information or materials on or through any Trade and Beyond Networking Site or interact with third party websites or services through plug-ins.
Accessing and Updating Personal Information
You may login to your dashboard and edit your personal information whenever required.
Trade and Beyond maintains reasonable and appropriate technical, physical, and administrative measures to protect the security of your Personal Information. Access to Personal Information is limited to only those employees, contractors, or authorized agents of Trade and Beyond who have authorization to access such Personal Information and such access is limited to the extent such information is needed to fulfill the task for which the Personal Information was collected. While we strive to protect your Personal Information, we cannot ensure the security of the information you transmit. We recommend you to take every precaution in protecting your Personal Information when you are on the internet. For example, change your passwords often, use a combination of letters and numbers when creating passwords, and make sure you use a secure browser.
Changes to This Policy
If we make any material changes to our privacy practices we will post a prominent notice on our website notifying users of the change.
Please Contact Us
For further information about Trade and Beyond’s privacy practices, please contact us.