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Privacy Policy

Bidscale (the "Company," "we, " "us, " or "our") respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it through our compliance with this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy describes our practices for the collection, use, disclosure and other processing of personal data that we collect through this website, including any content, functionality, and services offered therein, such as the Bidscale Connect Service (collectively, the "Service"). By using the Service, you acknowledge our collection, use, disclosure, and other processing of personal data in accordance with this Privacy Policy. We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any material changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page, contacting you via email and/or placing a prominent notice on our Service prior to the change becoming effective and updating the "Effective Date" of this Privacy Policy. You should review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.

Effective Date: November 21, 2022

Personal Data

We collect the following categories of personal information about users of the Service:

-Name;

-Phone number;

-Physical address;

-Email address;

-Job Title;

-Agency;

-Interests related to government contracting;

-Login credentials; and

-Other information users provide through the Service.

Usage Data

We also collect personal data automatically through the Services ("Usage Data"). Usage Data includes IP address, browser type, browser version, the Services pages visited, the time and date of visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data. When users access the Service by or through a mobile device, we collect other categories of User Data, including, the type of mobile device used to access the Service, mobile device unique ID, IP address of the mobile device, mobile operating system, type of mobile Internet browser, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Cookies and Similar Tracking Technologies.

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track activity on our Service and store certain information. Similar tracking technologies include beacons, tags, and scripts that are used to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some parts of our Service. Cookies can be "persistent" or "session" cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when you go offline, while session cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser. We use both session and persistent cookies for the purposes set out below.

-Necessary / Essential Cookies are session cookies administered by us to provide users with services available through the website and to enable users to use certain features. These cookies help to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts. We only use these cookies to provide users with certain services. Without these cookies, we cannot provide these services.

-Cookies Policy / Notice Acceptance Cookies are persistent cookies administered by us to identify whether users have accepted the use of cookies on the Service.

-Functionality Cookies Type are persistent cookies administered by us to allow us to remember choices users make when using the Service, such as remembering login details or language preferences. The purpose of these cookies is to provide users with a personalized experience and to avoid users having to re-enter preferences every time they access the Service.

Use of Personal Data We Collect

The Company uses personal data for the following purposes: To provide and maintain our Service, including to monitor the usage of our Service;

-To manage Service registration and user accounts to allow access to different functionalities of the Service available to registered users;

-For the development, compliance and undertaking of the purchase contract for the products, items or services you have purchased or the performance of any other contract with us through the Service.

-To contact users, which may include by email, telephone calls, SMS, or other equivalent forms of electronic communication, such as push notifications regarding updates or informative communications related to the functionalities, products or contracted services, including the security updates, when necessary or reasonable for their implementation;

-To provide users with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless users have opted not to receive such information; and

-To attend to and manage user requests.

Disclosure of Personal Data We Collect

We disclose personal data in the following situations:

-Service Providers. We disclose personal data to service providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service, to show advertisements to users to help support and maintain our Service, to contact users, to advertise on third party websites after users visit our Service and for payment processing.

-Affiliates. We disclose user personal data to our affiliates, in which case we will require those affiliates to honor this Privacy Policy.

-Business Partners. We disclose user personal data to our business partners to offer users certain products, services or promotions.

-For Business Transfers: We may share or transfer user personal information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of Company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company.

-Other Legal Requirements. The Company may disclose user personal data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a legal obligation such as in response to a valid request by public authorities (e.g., a court, law enforcement or a government agency), to protect and defend the rights or property of the Company, to prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service, to protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public, or to protect against legal liability.

Additionally, when you share personal data on or otherwise interact in the public areas of our Service with other users, such information may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside. If you interact with other users or register through social media sites, your contacts on such sites may see your name, profile, pictures and description of your activity. Similarly, other users will be able to view descriptions of your activity, communicate with you and view your profile.

Do Not Track

Some web browsers transmit "do-not-track" signals to websites. We currently do not take action in response to these signals.

Retention of Your Personal Data

The Company will retain user personal data only for as long as necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use user personal data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies. The Company will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or when we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer periods.

Transfer of Your Personal Data

Personal data is processed at the Company's operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located. It means that this information may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those in your jurisdiction. The Company will take reasonable steps to ensure that user personal data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Security of Your Personal Data

The security of your Personal Data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Children's Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected personal data from anyone under the age of 18 without verification of parental consent, we will take steps to remove that information from our servers.

If we need to rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your information and your country requires consent from a parent, we may require our parent's consent before we collect and use that information.

Third Party Technologies

Our Company shares user data submitted via our forms and solutions with third-party service providers, which engage in assisting with these efforts. Our Company will collect and maintain personal data provided by users, including names, emails, telephone numbers, company names and job titles. As a general policy, our Company will use personal data for internal purposes only. We do not sell or rent personal data.

Our Service may contain links to other websites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the privacy policy of every site you visit. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, you can contact us at info@bidscale.com.

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