Privacy Statement
Effective as of March 2006
If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact CarrierDesk.com's security administrator by email at security@CarrierDesk.com.

CarrierDesk.com Privacy Statement:
CarrierDesk.com has created this privacy statement ("Statement") in order to demonstrate our commitment to member privacy. Privacy on the CarrierDesk.com web site (the "Site") is of great importance to us. Because we gather important information from our visitors and members, we have established this Statement as a means to communicate our information gathering and dissemination practices. We reserve the right to change this Statement and will provide notification of the change at least thirty (30) business days prior to the change taking effect.

Collected Information:

We require members who register to use the services offered on our Site (collectively, the "Service") to give us contact information, such as their name, company name, address, phone number, and e-mail address, and financial qualification and billing information, such as billing name and address, D&B number, and the number of users within the organization that will be using the Service. At the time you express interest in attaining additional information, or when you register for the Service, we may also ask for additional personal information, such as title, department name, fax number, or additional company information, such as annual revenues, number of employees, or industry. Members can opt out of providing this additional information by not entering it when asked. Members can update or remove their personal information at any time by logging into the Website and editing their User Profile Information within Account Manager. Members can view their updated profile to confirm their edits have been made.

CarrierDesk.com uses the information that we collect to set up the Service for individuals and their organizations. We may also use the information to contact members to further discuss member interest in our company, the Service that we provide, and to send information regarding our company, such as news and events. Members are invited to receive email updates and news by providing an email address. Member email addresses and any personal member information will not be distributed or shared with third parties, except that carrier member profiles can be viewed by shipper members. Members can opt out of being contacted by us, or receiving such information from us, at any time by sending an email to support@CarrierDesk.com. Separately, members are also asked to provide an email address when registering for the Service, in order to receive a username and password. We may also email information regarding updates to the Service or company. Again, email will not be distributed or shared, except as provided above, and members can opt out of receiving any communication by emailing support@CarrierDesk.com at the time it is distributed, or at the time any member registers for the Service.

Except as we explicitly state at the time we request information, or as provided for in the CarrierDesk.com Master Member Agreement, we do not disclose to third parties the information provided. All financial and billing information that we collect through the Site is used solely to check the qualifications of prospective members and to bill for the Service. This billing information is not used by CarrierDesk.com for marketing or promotional purposes. CarrierDesk.com uses a third-party intermediary to manage the credit card processing. This intermediary is solely a link in the distribution chain, and is not permitted to store, retain, or use the information provided, except for the sole purpose of credit card processing. Other third parties, such as content providers, may provide content on the web Site but they are not permitted to collect any information nor does CarrierDesk.com share user information with these parties.

Members of the Service will be using the Site to host data and information ("Data"). CarrierDesk.com will not review, share, distribute, print, or reference any such Data except as provided in the CarrierDesk.com Master Member Agreement, or as may be required by law. Individual records may at times be viewed or accessed only for the purpose of resolving a problem, support issue, or suspected violation of the Master Member Agreement, or as may be required by law. Of course, members are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of their user registration and password.

CarrierDesk.com may also collect certain information from visitors to and members of the Site, such as Internet addresses. This information is logged to help diagnose technical problems, and to administer our Site in order to constantly improve the quality of the Service. We may also track and analyze non-identifying and aggregate usage and volume statistical information from our visitors and members and provide such information to third parties.

Cookies:
When you interact with the CarrierDesk.com Website we strive to make that experience easy and meaningful. When you come to our Web site, our Web server sends a cookie to your computer. Cookies are files that Web browsers place on a computer's hard drive and are used to tell us whether members and visitors have visited the Site previously.

Standing alone, cookies do not identify you personally. They merely recognize your browser. Unless you choose to identify yourself to CarrierDesk.com, either by responding to an offer, opening an account, or registering for a trial, you remain anonymous to CarrierDesk.com. Cookies come in two flavors: session and persistent-based. Session cookies exist only during an online session. They disappear from your computer when you close your browser software or turn off your computer. Persistent cookies remain on your computer after you've closed your browser or turned off your computer. They include such information as a unique identifier for your browser.

CarrierDesk.com uses session cookies containing encrypted information to allow the system to uniquely identify you while you are logged in. This information allows CarrierDesk.com to process your online transactions and requests. Session cookies help us make sure you are who you say you are after you've logged in and are required in order to use the CarrierDesk.com application. CarrierDesk.com uses persistent cookies that only CarrierDesk.com can read and use, to identify the fact that you are a CarrierDesk.com member or prior CarrierDesk.com Website visitor (whatever the case may be). We are especially careful about the security and confidentiality of the information stored in persistent cookies. For example, we do not store account numbers or passwords in persistent cookies. Users who disable their Web browsers' ability to accept cookies will be able to browse our Website but will not be able to successfully use our Service.

Third Party Cookies: We may from time to time engage third parties to track and analyze non-personally identifiable usage and volume statistical information from visitors to our website to help us administer our website and improve its quality. Such third parties may use cookies to help track visitor behavior. Such cookies will not be used to associate individual website visitors to any personally identifiable information. All data collected by such third parties on behalf of CarrierDesk.com is used only to provide us with information on site usage and is not shared with any other third parties.

Third-Party Sites:
The Site contains links to other web sites. CarrierDesk.com is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other web sites. Members and visitors will need to check the policy statement of these others web sites to understand their policies. Members and visitors who access a linked site may be disclosing their private information. It is the responsibility of the user to keep such information private and confidential.

Security:
Our Site has security measures in place to help protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the Data under our control. When our Site is accessed using Netscape Navigator, or Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 5.5 or higher, Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology protects information using both server authentication and data encryption to help ensure that Data is safe, secure, and available only to you. CarrierDesk.com also implements an advanced security method based on dynamic data and encoded session identifications, and hosts the Site in a secure server environment that uses a firewall and other advanced technology to prevent interference or access from outside intruders. Finally, CarrierDesk.com provides unique user names and passwords that must be entered each time a member logs on. These safeguards help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of Data.

Opt-Out Policy:
CarrierDesk.com offers its visitors and members a means to choose how we may use information provided. If, at any time after registering for information or ordering the Service, you change your mind about receiving information from us or about sharing your information with third parties, send us a request specifying your new choice. Simply send your request to support@CarrierDesk.com.

Correcting & Updating Your Information:
If members need to update or change registration information they may do so by editing the user or organization record. To update a User Profile, log on to BestShippers.com or CarrierDesk.com and select Account Manager to add or update information. To update the Company Profile data, log on to BestShippers.com or CarrierDesk.com and select Profile Manager. To update billing information please email support@CarrierDesk.com or call 866-741-2378. To discontinue the Service and to have data returned, email support@CarrierDesk.com or call 866-741-2378. CarrierDesk.com will respond to your correction or update request within at most 30 days from the date of your request.

Additional Information:
Questions regarding this Statement or the practices of this Site should be directed to CarrierDesk.com's Security Administrator by e-mailing such questions to security@carrierdesk.com or by regular mail addressed to CarrierDesk LLC., Attn: Security Administrator, 400 West Wilson Bridge Road, Columbus, OH 43085.

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