Privacy Policy

Last Updated: August 2, 2016

This Privacy Policy describes our collection, use, disclosure, retention, and protection of your personal information.

By registering for using our service that allows you to purchase products/services or list products/services for sale directly on, you are accepting the terms of this Privacy Policy, and you are consenting to our collection, use, disclosure, retention, and protection of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy. If you do not provide the information we require, we may not be able to provide all of our Services to you.

A. Collection of Information

We collect, process, and retain personal information from you and any devices you may use when you use our Services, register for an account with us, update or add information to your account, participate in community discussions, or dispute resolution, or when you otherwise correspond with us regarding our Services.

Website Visitors

You may choose not to sign in or register for our service while you visit We will collect certain standard information that your browser sends to every website you visit, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, your browser type and capabilities and language, your operating system, the date and time you access the site, and the website from which you linked to our site. We will also collect information about your visit to our sites, including what pages you view, the number of bytes transferred, the links you click, the materials you access, and other actions taken within our websites.

Website Users

If you choose to sign in or register for our service, will collect certain personal information in order to provide services or carry out transactions. The personal information we collect includes but not limited to the following:

  • Contact details, such as your name, title, company/organization name, e-mail address, telephone and fax numbers, and physical address;
  • Information about your company, and job function;
  • Financial information (including credit card or bank account information);
  • Your e-mail marketing preferences;
  • Information such as your nationality and country of residence that allows us to determine your eligibility under export control regulations to receive information about certain technologies;
  • Information used to customize and facilitate your use of our websites, including login and technical information;
  • Inquiries about and orders for our products and services;
  • Information that assists us in identifying the products and services that best meet your requirements;
  • Event registration information;
  • Feedback from you about our websites and the products or services generally.

We may allow you to share information with social media sites, or use social media sites to create your account or to connect your account with the respective social media site. Those social media sites may give us automatically access to certain personal information retained by them about you. You control the personal information you allow us to have access to through the privacy settings on the applicable social media site and the permissions you give us when you grant us access to your personal information retained by the respective social media site about you. By associating an account managed by a social media site with your account and authorizing us to have access to this information, you agree that we may collect, use and retain the information provided by these social media sites in accordance with this Privacy Notice.

B. Use of cookies and web beacons

Cookies are small files that websites save to your hard disk or to your browser's memory. We may use them to track the number of times you have visited our websites, to track the number of visitors to our websites, to determine and analyze visitors' use of our websites (including the effectiveness of online advertising), to store information that you provide, such as your preferences, and to store technical information useful for your interactions with our websites. We may use session cookies (cookies that are deleted when your browser session ends) to store your user ID, elements of your user profile, to facilitate your movement around our websites (particularly in connection with information searches and order placement) and other information useful in administering the session. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies or to notify you when a cookie is being placed on your computer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the features of our websites or other websites that you visit. Our websites also may contain electronic images known as web beacons - sometimes called single-pixel gifs - that allow us to count the number of users who have visited those pages. We may include web beacons in promotional e-mail messages or Newsletters in order to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon.

C. Use of Information

We use the personal information we collect to provide and improve our Services, such as to deliver services or carry out transactions you have requested, provide information on products, register purchased products, process product orders, facilitate use of our websites, and so forth. We may use your personal information to improve our websites and related services, or to make our websites easier to use by eliminating the need for you to repeatedly enter the same information or by customizing our websites to your particular preference or interests.

The personal information we collect may also be used to contact you about your account and provide you customer service. When collecting information that might be used to contact you about products or services, we will always give you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving such communications.

The personal information we collect may also be used to prevent, detect, mitigate, and investigate fraud, security breaches, potentially prohibited or illegal activities. It may be used if requested by law enforcement agencies, courts, legal proceeding, or other governmental agencies.

In connection with a job application or inquiry, you may provide us with information about yourself, such as a resume or curriculum vitae. We may use this information throughout our websites and our controlled subsidiaries and affiliates for the purpose of employment consideration. We will keep the information for future consideration unless you direct us not to do so.

D. Disclosure of Information

We may disclose your personal information to other members of the Capsule Innovations, LLC. corporate family or to third parties. This disclosure may be required for us to provide and to provide you access to our Services, to comply with our legal obligations, to enforce our Service Agreement, to facilitate our marketing and advertising activities, or to prevent, detect, mitigate, and investigate fraudulent or illegal activities related to our Services. We minimize the amount of personal information we disclose to what is directly relevant and necessary to accomplish the specified purpose. Except as provided otherwise, personal information you provide to us through our websites and APP will not be shared outside of us and its controlled subsidiaries and affiliates without your permission.

We contract with third party companies to provide services on our behalf, such as hosting websites, sending out information, processing transactions, and analyzing our websites. We provide these companies with only those elements of your personal information they need to deliver those services. These companies and their employees are prohibited from using that personal information for any other purpose.

We may disclose your personal information to comply with our legal requirements, enforce our Service Agreement, respond to claims that a listing or other content violates the rights of others, or protect anyone's rights, property or safety. We may also disclose your personal information to law enforcement agencies, or governmental agencies, or authorized third-parties, in response to a verified request relating to a criminal investigation or alleged or suspected illegal activity or any other activity that may expose us, you, or any other of our users to legal liability. We may disclose personal information if required to do so by law, through a subpoena, court order or substantially similar legal procedure or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with legal requirements or with legal process served on us, to protect and defend our rights or property, or in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of any individual.

Circumstances may arise where for strategic or other business reasons we decide to sell, buy, merge or otherwise reorganize businesses in some countries. Such a transaction may involve the disclosure of personal information to prospective or actual purchasers, or receiving it from sellers. It is our practice to seek appropriate protection for information in these types of transactions.

E. Retention of Information

We retain your personal information as long as it is necessary and relevant for our operations. In addition, we may retain personal information from closed accounts to comply with national laws, prevent fraud, collect any fees owed, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigation, enforce our Service Agreement and take other actions permitted or required by applicable national laws. After it is no longer necessary for us to retain your personal information, we dispose of it in a secure manner according to our data retention and deletion policies.

F. Protection of Information

We protect your information using technical and administrative security measures to reduce the risks of loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure and alteration. For sites to which you login, it is your responsibility to ensure the security of your password and not to reveal this information to others. When you move around a site to which you have logged in, or from one site to another that uses the same login mechanism, we verify your identity by means of an encrypted cookie placed on your machine.

G. Consent to international transfers of personal information

The personal information we collect on our websites may be sent to the United States or to any other country in which we or our affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities. We may also store and process the information there. Although the laws that protect personal information in those countries may differ from the laws where you live, we will take reasonable steps to ensure that your privacy is protected. By using our websites and giving your information to us, you consent to the transfer of the data outside of your country.

H. Children's information

We do not knowingly collect information from children and does not target or direct our websites to children.

I. Links to other websites

Our websites may contain links to other websites such as professional and government organizations, and publications. We also link to third-party providers that host, maintain and operate on-line training curricula. While we try to link only to sites that share our high standards and respect for privacy, we are not responsible for the content, security, or privacy practices employed by other sites.

J. Changes to this privacy policy

We may occasionally update this privacy policy, and in our sole discretion. When we do so, we will revise the "last updated" date at the top and bottom of the Privacy Policy. We will obtain your opt-in consent for any updates to this privacy statement that materially expand the sharing or use of your personal information in ways not disclosed in this privacy policy at the time of collection. We encourage you to frequently check this page for any changes to the Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.