Privacy Policy

This Website, (www.wsme.co) is owned and operated by World Startup Market Exchange, Inc. In this privacy policy, "WSME" ("us", "we" or "our") refers to World Startup Market Exchange, Inc. and our affiliates that link to this privacy policy. WSME respects the privacy of every individual who uses this Website. This privacy policy ("Privacy Policy") outlines the information we collect from the Website (as defined below) and how we use, disclose and otherwise manage that information, as well as the choices you have concerning such information.

PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE.

This Privacy Policy applies only to the information collected on our Website. For purposes of this Privacy Policy, "Website" means the Website of WSME available to the general public and located at www.wsme.co and other WSME websites where this Privacy Policy is posted, or any software application made available by WSME for use on a computer, tablet, mobile phone or other mobile device. By submitting your personal information to WSME through the Website, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
Your use of this Website and our services, and any dispute over privacy, is subject to this Privacy Policy and our Terms and Conditions/Site Disclaimer, available here and from our homepage, including any applicable limitations on damages and the resolution of disputes. Our Terms and Conditions are incorporated by reference into this Policy.

1/ CHANGES TO PRIVACY STATEMENT
This Privacy Policy is current as of the effective date set forth above. We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. Changes and modifications to this Privacy Policy will be effective immediately upon posting of the changes and modifications on the Website, except where prohibited by law. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the current Privacy Policy. If at any time, you choose not to accept the terms of this Privacy Policy, you should not use this Website.

2/ COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
We collect personal information from you when you use our website; the type of information that we collect from you depends on your particular interaction with our Website and services. We require you to register with our Website to access certain features; we may collect the following information from you during the registration process: your name, country of residence, address, phone number, job title, company, investor type, email address, and a password that you select.
If you choose to purchase a product or service through our website, we also will collect your credit card information. Currently, we use a third-party service provider to process credit card transactions on our behalf. The third party will collect from you contact information (such as your name, address, and e-mail) and financial information (such as credit card number and expiration date).
Information We Collect About You Automatically. We and our third-party service providers, use cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies to collect information about you automatically as you use our Website. Examples of this type of information include, but are not limited to, the dates and times of your use of this Website and the route by which you choose to access it, including your IP (Internet Protocol) address, your browser type, your operating system, or domain name, and your use of any hyperlinks or downloadable content available on this Website. We may combine this information with other information that we collect about you. For additional information about our use of these technologies, please see “Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies” below.

3/ USE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We primarily use your information to provide our services to you and to respond to your inquiries. We also may use your information as follows:
To help us understand our customers, to tailor and enhance our product and service offerings, anticipate and resolve problems with any products or services supplied to you, create products or services that may meet your needs, communicate with you about our products and services, provide access to restricted pages or contents of the Website.
To facilitate your purchases and to identify you when you log into your account on our Website.
For marketing and advertising purposes. For example, where permitted by applicable law, we will send you emails about products and services that we believe would be of interest to you, including products and services offered by third parties. We do not, however, share your information with third parties for their own marketing purposes. We also will use the information that we collect to evaluate the success of our advertising campaigns.
For Website development, research, analytics, assessing patterns of use, regulatory purposes, planning and assessing marketing initiatives by WSME.

4/ COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES
[Cookies]
This Website uses cookies. Information about cookies and our Cookie Policy is available here and from our home page.

[Web Beacons]
WSME employs a software technology that serves as a web tracking device to collect certain information about traffic to the Website. This device is classified as a "web beacon" which means that the scope of its collection is restricted to the Website traffic data. It is similar in function to cookies. The main difference between cookies and web beacons is that web beacons are invisible on the page and are much smaller, about the size of the period at the end of this sentence. A P3P-compliant JavaScript cookie is set and collected by the tracking device to allow for differentiation between visitors to the sites. This data is used for tracking and reporting aggregate usage patterns on the Website as well as to enable us to track email response rates (e.g., whether you opened/ or forwarded an email).

[IP Addresses]
We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer the Website. We may also use your IP address to identify you when we feel it is necessary to enforce compliance with this Privacy Policy or the terms of use for services purchased through the Website, or to protect our services, Website, systems, information, employees, business partners, service providers, users, customers or others, and for other purposes as described in this Privacy Policy.

5/ DISCLOSURES AND ONWARD TRANSFERS
We share your information with the following persons/entities and in the following circumstances:
Third Party Service Providers: To enable us to more efficiently provide the products and services you have requested from us, WSME may share your personal information with selected third parties that act on our behalf as our agents, suppliers, or providers, or these third parties may collect your personal information on WSME ‘s behalf. You acknowledge that the collection, transfer, storage, and processing of your personal information may be undertaken by these selected third parties for the purpose for which the information was collected. Our service providers are given the information they need to perform their designated functions, and we do not authorize them to use or disclose your personal information for their own marketing purposes.
In some cases, we may provide personal information to a third party only if that third party agrees (1) to provide adequate protections for your privacy interests that are no less protective than those set out in this Privacy Policy, and (2) to use the personal information only for the purposes for which the third party has been engaged by WSME.

[Transfer of Business Assets]
As we continue to develop our business, we might acquire or buy other businesses or assets. In such transactions, customer information generally is one of the transferred business assets. Also, we may transfer any information we have about you as an asset to third parties in connection with a merger or sale (including transfers made as part of insolvency or bankruptcy proceedings) involving all or part of WSME, or as part of a corporate reorganization or stock sale or other change in corporate control, for the purposes of such third parties carrying on the business of WSME in relation to the continued provision of our services to you as described in this Privacy Policy.

[Disclosure for Other Lawful Purposes]
WSME, our affiliates and our French, European, US, Canadian and other service providers may provide your personal information in response to a search warrant or other legally valid inquiry or order, or to an investigative body in the case of a breach of an agreement or contravention of law, or as otherwise required by applicable law. We may also disclose personal information where appropriate for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims, or as otherwise permitted by law.

6/ ACCESSING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
If you have submitted personal information through an WSME Website and you would like to access, update, or correct inaccuracies in your personal information, or have your name removed from our databases, please contact WSME via email at privacy (at) wsme.co.
If you are a registered user of our Website, you may also access your personal account information online and make changes by logging into your account.

7/ SECURITY AND DATA INTEGRITY
We have put in place certain safeguards to help prevent unauthorized access and maintain data security with respect to your personal information. Please see our list of security procedures and technical mechanisms on the security section for a complete description of these safeguards. Despite these protections, however, we cannot guarantee that your data will be 100% secure. You should take measures to protect your personal information.

8/ YOUR SECURITY OBLIGATIONS
Your online access to certain of your personal information may be protected with a password you select. We will never ask you for your password in any unsolicited communication (such as letters, phone calls or email messages). You have an obligation to keep your user ID, password and personal information secure. As part of maintaining this obligation we recommend that you do the following:- Keep your user ID and password confidential;
- Utilize a unique password and change it frequently;
- Make sure others are not watching you enter your user ID and/or password on your keyboard when using protected areas of the Website; and
- Do not leave your computer unattended while logged onto protected areas of the Website. After you finished accessing your information, exit the protected area.

9/ OTHER SITES
Our Website may contain links to other sites that WSME does not own or operate. Also, links to our Website may be featured on third party websites on which we advertise. Except as provided herein, we will not provide any of your personal information to these third parties without your consent. We provide links to third party websites as a convenience to the user. These links are not intended as an endorsement of or referral to the linked websites. We recommend you read carefully the privacy statements, notices and terms of use of any linked websites. We do not have any control over such websites, and therefore we have no responsibility or liability for the manner in which the organizations that operate such linked websites may collect, use or disclose, secure and otherwise treat your personal information.

10/ COMPLAINTS/COMMENTS
WSME takes your privacy concerns seriously. If you have any questions about this policy or if you believe that WSME has not complied with this Privacy Policy with respect to your personal information, you may write to privacy (at) wsme.co.