Updated on: 20 June 2019
1. The information we collect about you
2. How this information is used, and
3. Your information choices
BIA GlobalLinker collects information which enhances your experience with us.
This ranges from identifiable information & linkable information
We collect your personal information (“Personal Information”) as shared by members of your company and/or our partners to facilitate BIA GlobalLinker group sign up activities and when you sign up on BIA GlobalLinker to create your Account to become a BIA GlobalLinker member (”Member”) and create your profile. Personal Information means and includes all information that can be linked to a specific individual or to identify any individual, such as name, address, mailing address, telephone number, e-mail address, and any and all details that may be requested while any Member visits or uses BIA GlobalLinker.
Additional information about yourself, your business and Company, your contacts and other information, if included in your profile at your sole discretion, could enrich your experience on BIA GlobalLinker. Your profile details may be shared with BIA for analytical purposes and to contact you in connection with its product and service offerings.
When you link your Facebook or Google account or any other third-party account services to BIA GlobalLinker, we get access to basic information, including but not restricted to your name and email address, from these accounts in order to create your account on BIA GlobalLinker. In addition, as you permit BIA GlobalLinker, we may also access contact information like of your friends and contacts from these accounts to enrich your networking experience on BIA GlobalLinker.
The information that we receive from these services may also depend on your settings and their privacy policies too. Hence, we advise you to check those details too.
BIA GlobalLinker collects or determines device & log information to analyse trends to help improve the overall experience
When you view and interact with BIA GlobalLinker pages, features, and functionality, including BIA GlobalLinker mobile applications, features(like adding to your profile, participating in Groups and Company Buzz, uploading contacts, Chats etc) and platform technology (like “Share on BIA GlobalLinker” buttons or third party applications), we also collect your IP address, browser type, operating system, mobile carrier, and your ISP, and receive the URLs of sites from which you arrive or leave BIA GlobalLinker, or sites that have embedded BIA GlobalLinker.
Through cookies and other technologies that allow us to recognize you, we customize your experience, and serve content, offers, features, information, messages, advertisements etc., on and off BIA GlobalLinker, when you participate in initiatives offered by BIA GlobalLinker or by third parties on BIA GlobalLinker including surveys, polls or other third party research undertaken with your consent.
You may choose to import or sync your information, link information or your Account onto BIA GlobalLinker, as it would help enhance your experience on BIA GlobalLinker. In addition you may also link third party sites, applications with BIA GlobalLinker. You will be required to provide information not related to BIA GlobalLinker.
We may share information, as required, with our Affiliate Partners to help them offer you privileges and their services in the most appropriate manner.
In order to fulfill your requests for services that require payments, we may share your payment information with our payment processor(s)/payment gateway partner(s) and other fulfilment agencies.
In case, you declined such a request, you will be requested to input such details every time you need to connect with such third party sites for transacting.
We may serve our own ads and may also allow third party advertisements and/or messages on BIA GlobalLinker to Members and Visitors.
We may also include a file, called a Web beacon, for research and analysis of your site usage behavior.
We use Personal Information you provide to:
a. display your profile to prospective and existing BIA GlobalLinker Members, through searches within and outside BIA GlobalLinker including in the form of your eBiz card, profile and in other forms to identify content and other inputs posted by you as a part of content contributed or other activities performed by you on BIA GlobalLinker
b. authenticate, administer your Account with us and to assist, support, orient, coach and to tailor/customize your experience on BIA GlobalLinker through the presentation of, including but not limited to, contextually relevant content, offers, messages, advertisements etc.
c. provide you Service(s)and/or promotional communications through email, SMS and other forms of communication including but not limited to notices on BIA GlobalLinker and based on your message preferences either directly or through BIA and/or our Affiliate Partners.
d. connect you to other BIA GlobalLinker and community Members to provide greater opportunities for you to grow the business of your Company
e. perform actions initiated by you & perform actions which will help you grow your business on BIA GlobalLinker
f. data analysis
g. surveys, polls
h. provide important communications and notices
i. searches on and outside BIA GlobalLinker
j. resolving queries & other communication through our helpdesk
k. to comply with legal matters
l. sharing relevant information with partner and third party-sites
m. for you to communicate with other Members on BIA GlobalLinker which may include, but is not limited to, messages, shares, comments with linked & un-linked Members, or outside BIA GlobalLinker. All such content shared will be shared by you via BIA GlobalLinker features and functions or with each other. Such content may be available for others to view unless specified & you are advised to exercise caution before posting content which you may deem to be confidential or violate your or any other Member rights.
Please note that we do not sell, rent, or otherwise provide Personal Information to third parties without your consent except where it is necessary to carry out your instructions (to process your payment information, for example) or to add efficiencies and economies to our systems and operating processes.
a. Review, enhance or edit your Personal Information through your settings and your personal profile page
b. Control the messages you receive from BIA GlobalLinker and other Members within and outside of your network on BIA GlobalLinker
c. Change your profile and manage your network on BIA GlobalLinker to control visibility and accessibility through BIA GlobalLinker
d. Control whether BIA GlobalLinker uses your name and profile photo in social ads; and
e. Close your BIA GlobalLinker Account
While using the Services offered on BIA GlobalLinker you are also obligated to respect the information of other Members/users of BIA GlobalLinker and not misuse the access you have through search, networking facilities and other means available on BIA GlobalLinker. You must also endeavor to maintain confidentiality of other Member’s Personal Information and transactions if the same are shared with you.
You consent that the information you provide us on BIA GlobalLinker, about yourself or your business, is ‘authorized’ and voluntary on your part.
From time to time, we may add or enhance services available on BIA GlobalLinker. To the extent these services are provided, and used by you, we will use the information you provide to facilitate the service requested. For example, if you email us with a question, we will use your email address, name, nature of the question, etc. to respond to your question. We may also store such information to assist us in making BIA GlobalLinker better and easier to use.
The Company Admin of your Company will be provided additional controls to monitor Company information and activities and that of its Members. Your Company Admin may be acquainted with additional information regarding your use of Company related modules and functions on BIA GlobalLinker.
In addition, the Company Admin will be able to allow, deny usage of functions and activities and also assign authority to the Members of the Company.
If you do not agree to the revised terms you may close your Account on BIA GlobalLinker.
Personal information you provide will be secured in accordance with industry standards and technology. Since the Internet is not a 100% secure environment, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to BIA GlobalLinker. There is no guarantee that information may not be accessed, copied, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. You are responsible for exercising caution while selecting and managing your BIA GlobalLinker sign-in/access credentials (including the single sign-on access), maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and Account information, and for controlling access to your email communications at all times.
Effective on August 01, 2018
BIA GlobalLinker aims to provide you with an experience that is contextually relevant and useful. Cookies help us provide you with a customized experience on the desktop, mobile or native clients. Cookies, however, do not store any Personal Information, Sensitive Personal Information or any information that can identify you (collectively referred to as “Personal Data.”)
By continuing to use BIA GlobalLinker website https://bia.globallinker.com/ (the “Site”) you agree that we can store and place cookies on your computer and mobile devices to improve your online experience.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device by a Site. A cookie contains certain data related to your GlobalLinker experience which helps us function optimally and communicate with your browser to provide you with a seamless experience. These files may contain unique identifier created by Site and other data about your visit.
However, please be assured that:
Cookies will NOT store any personally identifiable data (like email, phone number, etc.), AND
Cookies do not collect any data stored on your hard drive or computer.
To find out more about cookies, visit:
Following Cookies are used on the Site:
The ‘Remember Username’ option on the sign in page is the only persistent cookie we use
BIA GlobalLinker may also use “Web Beacons” or similar technologies on our Site to enable us to know whether you have visited a web page or received a message. In general, Web Beacon is a transparent graphic image of size 1 pixel x 1 pixel, which is placed on a webpage or in an email. This enable us to know the behavior of the user visiting the webpage or viewing the email. This is often used in combination with cookies.
Web Beacons do not provide an option to decline. However, BIA GlobalLinker collects only anonymous and / or aggregate information about users. This technology helps us in measuring effectiveness of our online content, features, advertisements, and other communications. They may also enable us to relate your viewing or receipt of a web page or message to other information about you, including your Personal Data.
For other browsers, please consult the documentation that your browser manufacturer provides.
To opt-out of participating in Google Analytics data, follow the instructions here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout