Information We Collect
Some features of this website may require users to register and provide personal information such as their name and e-mail address. This data allows us to provide information to those who visit www.globaledge.us and helps us develop new features and services which match the needs and interests of our clients. If you would prefer not to share this information, you can choose to not use the parts of the website for which registration is required. Global EDGE will collect personally identifiable information only with your knowledge and consent. We also collect limited, non-identifiable web traffic information through our website logs to help gather statistics regarding which sections of our website receive the most traffic and during which hours we receive the most visitors. We use this information only for aggregate reporting. We do not use it to analyze or identify the use of our site by any specific visitor.
Privacy of Information You Provide
Under no circumstances will Global EDGE disclose your personal information to a third party without your specific consent or as required by law.
Personally identifiable information (PII) is information that can be used to identify or contact an individual, including but not limited to: name, home address, email address, phone number, government issued ID (i.e. SSN, SIN, driver’s license number) and health and benefits information.
How do we collect, use and disclose PII?
We are a business-to-business service provider, and as such we process data on behalf of our clients. We collect transactional data from, or on behalf of, our clients in order to perform the requested services. Information obtained from or relating to clients or former clients is subject to the terms of any contractual arrangements with the client, this Statement, as well as applicable laws and professional standards.
When we collect PII, our use of PII is limited to:
- The purposes stated in the applicable notice or consent form,
- Other purposes for which the individual would reasonably expect the information to be processed,
- Other purposes as required or permitted by law,
- Customary internal purposes, such as benchmarking, reporting or quality assurance purposes, and
- To contact you about products and/or services that may be of interest to your company.
Global EDGE, LLC collects Social Security Numbers in the ordinary course of its business in certain records we process for our clients. We have implemented reasonable technical, physical and administrative safeguards to help protect the integrity and security of all personal information.
Access to SSN is limited to those employees and service providers who have a need to access the information to perform tasks for us and our clients. SSN are only disclosed to third parties in accordance with our established policies. We only disclose SSN to 1) those service providers, auditors, advisors, and/or successors in interest who are legally or contractually obligated to protect them or 2) as required or permitted by law.
Personal billing information we collect and what we do with it
In addition to personal contact information, we will ask for billing information, such as your billing address and credit card number for access to Global EDGE platform and services. We use secure servers to gather and process your billing information. Your credit card number is NOT retained in our database – it is transmitted encrypted to our PCI compliant merchant account.
Use by Third Parties
PII provided to us may, in limited circumstances, be shared with third party service providers. We screen third parties that would receive such information and review the intended use of the data before providing any information to them.
We may use contractors and other service providers to help us deliver a service and fulfill requests of our clients. In these circumstances, these third parties are required to adhere to our privacy and security policies according to the appropriate contracts.
In addition, and at the request of a client, we may provide that client’s data to a third party for additional services arranged by the client.
If you have any questions, please contact us at email@example.com.
The Global EDGE website may place a small file called a “cookie” in the browser files of your computer. The cookie enables our computer to recognize your computer when you visit www.globaledge.us. Usage of a cookie is not in any way linked to personally identifiable information while on the Global EDGE website. The placement of cookies is a common industry practice that allows you to enjoy easier use of our website. If you would prefer to not have cookies placed on your computer you may disable all or some cookies; however, doing so may limit your ability to access all or portions of some websites. For instructions on how to disable cookies, see your browser’s help menu.
This website contains security measures to protect against the loss, misuse, alteration, or disclosure of the information under our control. All information you provide is encrypted so that it cannot be intercepted and read. Only authorized individuals have access to the information you provide.
Protection of Children
This site does not offer content directed to children under the age of 13, nor do we permit collection of information from children under the age of 13.
The Global EDGE website may contain links to content that Global EDGE believes may be of interest to you. Global EDGE accepts no responsibility for the privacy practices or the content of linked websites.
Disclosure of Ownership and Funding
www.globaledge.us is entirely funded by Global EDGE, LLC, and does not accept payment from third parties for advertising or any other service. Global EDGE LLC is the sole owner of www.globaledge.us and is responsible for the growth, development and maintenance of the website. Please note that we may use or disclose any information as required by law, when necessary for health or safety purposes, or when needed to protect our legal rights. For example, we may disclose information in response to a subpoena or court order. We may also disclose information in connection with the transfer or sale of our business.
Removal from Global EDGE’s Database
Contacting Global EDGE About This Website
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