Usage Terms & Conditions
By registering for Tradogram, you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions of using this service (“terms of service”). Any new features or tools added to the current service shall be also subject to the terms of service. The following information constitutes the current version of the terms of service. Platinum Integrated Business Connections Inc. (PIBCI) – the owner and the Tradogram service provider – reserves the right to update and change the terms of service by posting updates and changes to the Tradogram website. The terms ‘PIBCI’, ‘us’ and ‘we’ will be interchangeably be used to refer to the service provider, and the terms ‘you’, ‘user’ ‘client’, and ‘customer’ will be interchangeably used to refer to the service receiver. Check the ‘Terms of Service’ from time to time for any updates or changes that may affect you.
An account must be linked to a Company and a branch, and a minimum of one user must have a sub-account that belong to the Company/branch account. Each sub-account will have a separate profile, username, password and set of permissions. A Company account may have any number of branches and users.
To register a Company and its first branch, you are required to provide the full legal name of the Company, its current address, and a valid email address.
To register as a user, you are required to provide your full legal name, a valid email address, and optionally a phone number.
The first user to register a Company and its main branch is given full authority to administer the Company and the branch account. As the account administrator, you may add any number of users to the account and you are responsible for determining the permissions provided to these users. PIBCI will try to verify the authority of the person signs up on behalf of a Company but will not be held liable for any loss or damage from or as a result of misrepresentation and/or misconduct and/or failure to appropriately manage the account by one or more of the account administrators.
The account administrator(s) of a Company is/are responsible for managing the passwords associated with the account. We cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage from the failure of the account administrator(s) to maintain the security of the account and passwords.
You may not use Tradogram for any illegal or unauthorized purpose, nor may you, in the use of the service, violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws) as well as the laws of Canada and the province of Ontario.
As a Tradogram user, you are responsible for all the activity and the contents including any data, graphics, photos, and links that are uploaded under your Tradogram account.
You must not transmit any worms or viruses or any code of a destructive nature.
If you breach or violate any of these terms of service according to our sole discretion, we will have the right to immediately terminate your account and take any legal action we find suitable.
You must read, agree on and accept all the terms and conditions contained in this user agreement and you may become a Tradogram user.
You must be at least 16 years of age.
You understand that your content (not including your personal data and your credit card information), may be transferred unencrypted and involve (a) transmissions over various networks, and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.
You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of the service, use of the service or access to the service without PIBCI’s express written permission.
You shall not purchase search engine or other pay per click keywords (such as Google AdWords), or domain names that use Tradogram or Tradogram trademarks and/or variations and misspellings thereof without PIBCI’s express written permission.
The validated email registered in your account will be used by the Tradogram team to communicate with you. Any messages sent to this email is considered to be delivered.
Any questions about the terms of service should be sent to email@example.com.
As part of this Agreement, PIBCI is committed to the following levels of service delivery:
1. Urgent priority issue is defined as:
- an issue which affects the entire Tradogram application not functioning.
- an issue which significantly impacts your business due to not being able to use the application (e.g. server outage)
During business hours (9:00am to 5:00pm – EDT), PIBCI is committed to resolving all Urgent priority issues within four (4) hours of receipt of the support request where possible.
2. Regular priority issue is defined as:
- an issue is affecting a part of the system that you use a significant part of the time to manage your business.
- an issue is significantly affecting your ability to deliver effective customer service to your customers.
During business hours (9:00am to 5:00pm – EDT), PIBCI is committed to resolving all regular priority issues within forty eight (48) hours of receipt of the support request where possible.
3. Low priority issue is defined as:
- an issue is moderately impacting your business with some functionality of the system being affected.
- a temporary work around can be implemented until the issue can be resolved.
During business hours (9:00am to 5:00pm – EDT), PIBCI is committed to resolving all the low priority issues within a period of time will be determined based on the amount of work needed.
PIBCI, in relation to the Tradogram service, is committed to an uptime target of 99.9% at all times. We have chosen and will always make sure to use a highly reputable hosting partner to ensure that we have the best possible chance of achieving this target at all times. We, however, cannot guarantee this target due to out of control factors such as telecommunications / network issues, hosting party issues, and client-related telecom issues.
As an effort toward meeting our legal obligation we reserve the right to use the contact information you provided us through signing up for the service or any other method of communication to contact you in order to verify that the information you’ve provided is true and the purpose of the communication you initiated is legitimate. We will provide you with the information you need to decide whether or not this is what you’re looking for. If we don’t receive any response from you for one year, we have the right to cancel your account and remove your data from the system. You can opt out and/or request that your account be terminated at any point.
We reserve the right to terminate the service for any reason, with sixty days-notice at any time. Upon termination of your Tradogram account, PIBCI will offer you a copy of your data via an appropriate data medium.
PIBCI may delete your Tradogram account and remove your data after the termination of this agreement, except for any documents involving other parties, like; Purchase Orders, Bills, and Contracts.
We reserve the right to refuse to offer the service to anyone for any reason at any time.
We reserve the right to terminate accounts containing content that we determine, in our sole discretion, to be unlawful, offensive, threatening, libellous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene or otherwise objectionable or that violates any party’s intellectual property or these terms of service.
Verbal or written abuse of any kind (including threats of abuse or retribution) to any of PIBCI customers, employees, users or officers will result in possible immediate account termination.
We reserve the right to monitor the activities in all the accounts in the system for quality assurance and to confirm that everything is inline with the terms of this agreement. All system admin activities are logged and fully controlled to only do what’s needed for it’s objective to be achieved.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
You expressly understand and agree that we shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses resulting from the use of or inability to use the service.
In no event shall we or our suppliers be liable for lost profits or any special, incidental or consequential damages arising out of or in connection with our site, our services or this agreement (however arising, including negligence). You agree to indemnify and hold us and (as applicable) our parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, officers, directors, agents and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of this agreement or the documents it incorporates by reference, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third party.
Your use of the service is at your sole risk. The service is provided on “as is” and “as available” basis without any warranty or condition, express, implied or statutory.
We do not warrant that the service will be uninterrupted, timely, 100% secure or error-free.
We do not warrant that the results that may be obtained from the use of the service will be 100% accurate or reliable.
We do not warrant that the quality of any of our products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you will meet your expectations, or that any errors in the service will be corrected according to your wishes.
WAIVER AND COMPLETE AGREEMENT
The failure of PIBCI to exercise or enforce any of the rights or provisions in this terms of service agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. The terms of service constitute the entire agreement between you and PIBCI and governs the use of the service, superseding any prior agreements between you and PIBCI (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the terms of service).
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND CUSTOMER CONTENT
We do not claim any intellectual property rights over your material that you provide through and in Tradogram. You may request Tradogram to delete your account. Doing so will also remove all the content you have stored on the system except for any documents involving other parties like Purchase Orders and Contracts, to avoid making changes to the data of the other involved parties without their consent.
By uploading images and item description content to Tradogram, including information uploaded through the import function, you agree to allow designated users to view them, you also allow us to store them and you agree that we can, at any time, review all the contents submitted by you on Tradogram.
We support the protection of intellectual property and expect Tradogram users to do the same. It is our policy to respond to all notices of alleged intellectual property infringement. If individuals believe that one of our users is infringing their intellectual property rights, those individuals may send us formal notices with supporting documents to our address provided on the Contact page. Upon receiving the notice with the appropriate supporting documents, we may remove or disable the disputed account and allow for corrective actions, or notify the current account holder about the complaint. Once provided with a notice of takedown, the user may reply with a counter notification with supporting documents, if the user objects to the complaint. The original complainant must respond promptly, otherwise, we restore the material.
PAYMENT OF FEES
Account holders who register for Tradogram packages that require payment need to use a valid credit card to pay for the service. People and organizations that register for Tradogram packages that do not require payment, do not need to submit credit card information.
Account holders must prepay for the service, if applicable. Your service expires at the end of the service agreement period. For example, if you choose a monthly service package, the service will expire in 30 days. If you choose recurring option it will be automatically renewed at the end of the service agreement period.
All fees are exclusive of all and any federal, provincial, state or other governmental sales, goods and services, harmonized or other taxes, fees or charges now in force or enacted in the future (“taxes”). If you are a resident of Canada, you are responsible for all applicable taxes that arise from your subscription to a plan. These taxes are based on the rates applicable in the province of the billing address you provided. Such amounts are levied in addition to the payment for the plan and will be billed to your credit card.
If you are exempt from the payment of such taxes, you must provide an original certificate that satisfies applicable legal requirements attesting to tax exempt status. Tax exemption will apply only from the date we receive such a certificate.
If you are a non-Canadian resident who uses Tradogram, you should be exempt from Canadian taxes. If you move to Canada, we must levy taxes. Therefore, if you move to Canada, you must advise us immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CANCELLATION AND TERMINATION
You may cancel your account at any time by emailing email@example.com
Once your account is cancelled, all of your content will be deleted from the system except for any documents involving other parties like Purchase Orders and Contracts, to avoid making any changes to the data of other parties without their consent.
We do not provide refund except if we decide to terminate the account without giving legitimate reasoning. In this case you’ll be entitled to receive a refund proportional to the remaining period.
We reserve the right to modify or terminate the Tradogram service for any reason, with a sixty days-notice at any time.
With respect to fraud, without limiting any other remedies, we may suspend or terminate your account if we suspect that you (by conviction, settlement, insurance or escrow investigation, or otherwise) have engaged in fraudulent activity in connection with Tradogram.
PIBCI confirms that in the event that it experiences an acquisition, or insolvency it will ensure that all your data in Tradogram remains your property. You will have full physical and electronic access to your data which can be retrieved and transferred to your choice of storage media. This same access is to be granted should either party elect to terminate the Agreement. PIBCI confirms that should Tradogram be acquired, purchased or taken over by another entity, this Agreement shall still be upheld.
MODIFICATIONS TO THE SERVICE AND PRICES
We may provide notices regarding modifications to the service and prices by posting the changes to the Tradogram website and/or email notification.
You will be entitled, to new product enhancements when they become implemented in Tradogram.
You will be notified, from time to time, of any significant new optional chargeable features.
We reserve the right to start and/or stop any special offer at any time without prior notice.
We reserve the right at any time to modify or discontinue the service (or any part thereof) with a sixty days notice.
We shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, price change, suspension or discontinuance of the service.
We may provide you with access to third party tools. We do not provide input for these tools, nor do we monitor or control them. You acknowledge and agree that we provide access to such tools as is without any warranties, representations or conditions of any kind and without endorsement. We shall have no liability whatsoever arising from or relating to your use of optional third party tools.
Any use by you of the optional tools offered through Tradogram is entirely at your own risk and discretion. You should ensure that you are familiar with and approve the terms on which tools are provided by the relevant third party provider(s).
This Agreement and any action related thereto will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein, without regard to conflicts of law principles. Any lawsuits in relation with this Agreement must be initiated in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, and the parties irrevocably attorn to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts therein.
Platinum Integrated Business Connections Inc. (“we” or “us”) is committed to protecting the privacy of those who visit our websites, register to use Tradogram, and register to attend our corporate events (our “Services”).
To protect your privacy, we promise to comply with Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (S.C. 2000, c. 5) and Regulation 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46/EC.
In the course of providing our Services to you, we collect, store and use some of your personal data (“Personal Data”). Your Personal Data will usually be stored in Canada, but from time to time, we may store some of it on servers located in the United States of America and the European Union.
We collect, store and use the following Personal Information:
- Telephone Number (optional), and;
- Photograph (optional).
Our lawful justification for collecting, storing and using your Personal Information is either:
Consent: we ask for your consent to collect your name, email and (if you provide them) your telephone number and photograph when you set up an account with us or immediately when you first login if your account has been set up on your behalf by an administrator.
- Legitimate Interest: We have a legitimate business interest in collecting the business contact information of suppliers so that our users can conveniently review their suppliers’ contact information and send them procurement documents generated by our software.
We collect and store this Personal Information so that we can:
- Create a user account that gives you access to our services;
- Communicate with you, and;
- Generate purchase orders and other procurement documents for you that include you and your suppliers’ information.
We may share your Personal Information with the following people and organizations:
- Our employees, officers and directors;
- Our Subcontractors, who are:
- LiquidWeb, our server host
- Intercom, our customer messaging platform
- Hubspot, our customer service platform
- Other people or organizations who are registered to use our Services and who visit your profile.
You have the right to:
- Ask us to correct, delete or return your Personal Information;
- Contact our Privacy Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about your Personal Information.
Our websites may contain links to other websites, which may include privacy statements that govern those sites’ information practices. You should review those sites’ privacy pages to ensure that you understand and are comfortable with their practices.
Unless we are required to do so by law, we will never sell your data or disclose it to a third party without obtaining your consent first.
We use Web Beacons: Used with cookies, web beacons are small transparent images, usually no larger than 1 x 1 pixel, placed on websites. We use web beacons to monitor how people use our sites—how long a user visited one of our webpages, for example. We then use this information to understand which webpages people access most often and which areas are not visited as frequently, so we can enhance our site to meet users’ needs.
General Network Security
Tradogram takes a proactive approach to security when playing in the cloud. Industry best practices are followed for the encryption of user login credentials and banking information. Network security controls include:
- Firewall Protection
- Anti-Spam & Anti-Virus Protection
- HTTP Intrusion Protection
- Server Hardening
- Daily Security Audits
- Daily Backups
PCI DSS (Level/1) Compliance
Tradogram uses a fully managed PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards) scanning service, which is an invaluable tool in the PCI Compliance process – a process ensures that our customers’ sensitive information are fully protected. PCI Compliance is absolutely necessary to reassure our customers that Tradogram has taken all the required steps to protect their data and to be sure that our environment will remain secure in a rapidly evolving digital world.
EV SSL Certified
Tradogram is EV SSL certified, which is regarded as the highest standard in security with SSL certificates, in order to guarantee the most secure connection from our web server to your browser. These certifications are the first in a series of “padlocks” on your information, using the SHA-2 encryption and functioning for both geographically extreme and/or sensitive facilities. The EV SSL certification indicates an extended validation of SSL, and is noted by a green address in the browser bar. Tradogram provides maximum security while eliminating phishing attacks, as EV SSL requires specific company information that provides our customers with a clear affirmation of identity.
Tradogram aligns with the American Institute of Certified Public Accounts’ Service Organization Control (SOC) reporting framework with SSAE-16 Compliance, as well as SOC-3 Third Party Audits. These standards are relevant for financial systems and also concern data security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality, and privacy. Third party reports can be distributed for general use with completion of an NDA – protecting your information is our first priority.
Tradogram uses numerous layers of security controls to protect your data. Firewalls, network segmentation, secure data centres, and daily data backups are just a few of the protective methods within the application. All data stored in the server is encrypted using AES256 security standards.
- Safe transfer protocols are used for critical infrastructure
- Multi-failure disaster recovery capabilities are provided
- Internal systems have regularly updating malware protection
- Networks are consistently reviewed using vulnerability scanning tools
- Regular PCI SSD level 1 compliance reports completed by third-party
- Daily and weekly backups on all parts of the infrastructure
If you have any questions about security on our website, email us at email@example.com
CLIENT DATA STORAGE
We own the data storage, databases and all rights to the Tradogram application. We make no claim to the rights of your data. You retain all rights to your data and we will never contact your clients or suppliers directly, or use your data for our own business advantage or to compete with you or market to your clients.
We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time. Review it frequently. If we change the policy, we will notify you here or by means of a notice so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.
UPDATING AND DELETING YOUR INFORMATION
As a Tradogram user, you may change your registration information by editing your user profile. To update the profile, login to (tradogram.com/login) with your Tradogram username and password and click “My Profile”, which will take you to your profile. If you need help retrieving the data in your account, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. To discontinue your account, email email@example.com. We immediately delete all the information associated with the discontinued accounts, but the users’ activities related to their participation in any business transactions cannot be deleted, because this would impact other peoples’ data.
PIBCI Platinum Integrated Business Connections Inc.
245 Menten Place, Suite 102,
Ottawa, Ontario K2H 9E8 Canada
Local Number: 613-656-0807
Toll-free within Canada and the U.S.: 1-844-328-9523