Privacy Policy

We at unitscrap.com ("we", "us") recognize the importance of privacy and confidentiality of personal information. Unitscrap.com (the "Platform") is a B2B & C2B platform which connects and facilitates sales and purchases of products and/or services between suppliers (or "Sellers") and buyers (or "Buyers").This Privacy Policy sets out the ways in which unitscrap.com collects, uses and discloses information in connection with its operation of the Platform including personal information about Platform visitors and representatives and employees of Buyers and Sellers ("you"). This Privacy Policy also applies to the use of our Platform via a mobile device, either through mobile applications or mobile-optimized websites. For details of the personal information that we collect when you use or interact with other Unitscrap services, please refer to the applicable Privacy Policy of those services. 

If you have any questions or concerns about the use of your personal information, then please contact us using the contact details provided in section F 'HOW TO CONTACT US' at the bottom of this Privacy Policy.


A. COLLECTION OF INFORMATION

The personal information that we may collect about you broadly falls into the following categories:

Information you provide to us If you are a representative or employee of any Buyer or Seller or a sole trader Buyer or Seller: you will be asked to provide certain contact information that is necessary for the registering for a Platform account on behalf of a Buyer or Seller, including name, address, phone number, email address, job title and department;  you will be asked to provide certain identity information, tax registration and/or related information about your business, such as your company name, business type and industry, corporate registration details and information about your business license; If you are a Seller we will also ask you to provide details about the goods and products that you intend to sell via the Platform and details about your sales/transactions on unitscrap.com; If you are a Buyer we will also ask you to provide details or preferences about the goods and products that you may be interested in buying via the Platform and any details or preferences relevant to your. If you are successfully certified by unitscrap.com as a blogger or an influencer, in addition to the information mentioned above, we may also collect your live stream videos, your social media account names and profile photos, and posts or comments made by other users of the Platform; Information you submit to the Platform for publication may be made publicly available on the Platform and therefore accessible by any internet user. You should exercise caution when deciding what information you submit to us for publication.

Information that we collect automatically If you contact us (such as via our customer services department chat service, telephone or email) with we may record a copy of your correspondence and may ask for additional information to verify your identity.

We will collect contact details and other information of users from publicly available sources for the purposes of verifying the users and performing due diligence on the users. We will collect details of user activities, transactions and interactions on the Platform including information relating to the types and specifications of the products and services purchased, pricing and delivery information, dispute and complaint records, communications between users and any information disclosed in any discussion forum. From time to time, we may also collect information about the existing and prospective users, during or in connection with trade shows, industry events and/or other functions Including representative contact names, addresses, phone numbers, fax numbers and email addresses.  A Information that we receive from third parties, We may receive personal information about you from social media platforms if you choose to register for a Platform account via a social media account. Exactly what information we receive will depend on your privacy settings with the applicable platform, but it would typically: 


include basic public profile information such as: 

Your user name or nickname

Your profile picture

Country 

Company name

Contact details

We may receive personal information about you from third parties that are engaged by us to assist with providing verification services, and conducting suitable money laundering and KYC (know-your-customer) checks on users, and to improve our marketing efforts. This may include your name, email address, company details and contact information for company representatives.

If you choose to participate in reviewing or rating products and/or services on unitscrap.com, we may receive personal information about you from third parties that work with us to conduct reviews into our services and/or rate us. 


B. USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We collect and use your personal information for the following

verifying your identity and conducting security, KYC (know-your-customer) and anti-money laundering diligence and background checks in order to set up user accounts;

verifying your eligibility to register as a Platform user in accordance with our Terms of Use here;

setting up / administering user accounts, including providing log-in IDs and developing a Platform profile;

providing users with customer service support; responding to queries, feedback, and managing claims and/or disputes;

sending and serving tailored marketing and advertising that we believe will be of interest to you  based on the ways in which you use the Platform, your browsing records, and order history;

performing research or statistical analysis in order to improve the content and layout of the Platform, and to improve the product offerings and services on unitscrap.com, including, for example, using anonymized data for machine learning purposes;

identifying, developing and marketing and advertising products and services that we believe you will value, including across browsers and devices, in accordance with applicable laws. Cookies or other similar technologies may be used to provide you with advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests Where we are required by applicable law, we will seek your consent prior to sending you communications for marketing purposes; 

if you are a Buyer, we will share details of the last viewed products on the Platform to enable Sellers to contact you with details of products and/or services that might interest you. You can opt not to share this information with Sellers via the Buyer Privacy Settings here https://unitscrap.com/privacy-policy

We may also use your personal information for other purposes that are not incompatible with the purposes we have disclosed to you (such as archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes, or statistical purposes) if and where this is permitted by applicable data protection laws.


C. DISCLOSURE OR SHARING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION 

We may disclose (or provide access to) personal information to the following categories of recipients:

Other Platform Users where necessary in connection with the facilitation of purchases and communications made between you and the other users. Third party business partners, service providers and/or affiliates of unitscrap.com engaged by us or working with us to assist us to provide services to you or who otherwise process personal information for purposes described in this Privacy Policy or notified to you when we collect your personal information.  Categories of these partners or service providers include:

Members of Unitscrap and their respective affiliates and/or their designated service providers that work with us to provide processing services such as software, tools, systems and messaging services for purposes described in this Privacy Policy; 

our business partners (for example, in order for them to provide you with discounts or offers that may interest you);

Marketing and advertising platforms, such as Google, Twitter, Linkedin, Whatsapp, Telegram, Facebook and Instagram, and providers of analytics services relating to users’ behavior, in order to tailor the content you see when visiting our Platform. These platforms may combine information they collect on our Platform with data on their platforms and data they collect from other websites or through other sources in order to conduct targeted advertising.  The processing activities of these third party marketing platforms are governed by their own privacy policies, not this Privacy Policy;

Payment service providers who collect and process personal information to assist with settling the payments for transactions or process withdrawal requests for Sellers. The activities of payment service providers may be governed by their own privacy policies, not this Privacy Policy; 

Credit risk assessment providers to conduct risk assessment on Sellers to determine whether a Seller can be permitted to make a fund withdrawal;

Customer service providers to provide after-sale services; 

Risk control service providers to assess the security of users’ accounts and transaction risks; and Third party rating / reviewing service providers to carry out reviews of our services with customers if you choose to participate in reviewing or rating Unitscrap products and/or services; 

To our professional advisers, law enforcement agencies, insurers, government and regulatory and other organizations where we believe it is necessary to comply with applicable laws or to exercise, establish or defend our legal rights or protect your vital interests or those of any other person, we may also disclose and transfer your personal information or as otherwise required or permitted by applicable laws. To an actual or potential buyer (and its agents and advisers) in connection with any actual or proposed purchase, merger or acquisition of any part of our business, provided that we inform the buyer it must use your personal information only for the purposes disclosed in this Privacy Policy. We may provide aggregated or anonymized data to third parties, but when we do so, the information we share is in a de-identified format that does not personally identify you. 


D. RETENTION

We retain your personal information as long as we have an ongoing legitimate business need to do so for example to provide services or products to you, or as required or permitted by applicable laws, such as tax and accounting laws. When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymize it or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.

 
E. SECURITY MEASURES

We employ commercially reasonable security methods to prevent unauthorized access to the Sites, to maintain data accuracy and to ensure the correct use of the information we hold. For registered users of the Sites, some of your information can be viewed and edited through your account, which is protected by a password. We recommend that you do not divulge your password to anyone. Our personnel will never ask you for your password in an unsolicited phone call or in an unsolicited email. If you share a computer with others, you should not choose to save your log-in information (e.g., user ID and password) on that shared computer. Remember to sign out of your account and close your browser window when you have finished your session.

No data transmission over the internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be perfectly secure. As a result, while we try to protect the information we hold for you, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk.

We respond to all requests we receive from individuals wishing to exercise their data protection rights in accordance with applicable data protection laws. If you are aware of changes or inaccuracies in your information, you should inform us of such changes so that our records may be updated or corrected.


F. HOW TO CONTACT US

If you have any requests, questions or concerns about our use of your personal information and this Privacy Policy, please contact us at DataProtection@service. unitscrap.com.

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