Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Last updated on May 1, 2016

Our Committment to Privacy

The Partnumber Company, a service of Merchandize Inc is one of the pioneers of the B2B eMarketplace environments and has always been committed to maintaining the confidentiality, integrity and security of personal and corporate information entrusted to us by members and prospective customers. We are proud of our privacy practices, and we want you to know how we protect your information and how we use it to service your account. We hope you will take a moment to review the privacy policies of The Partnumber Company.

How and Why We Obtain Information

As one of the world's largest and most active Defense and Aerospace B2B electronic markets, The Partnumber Company uses information collected about your company to positively establish user identity, to facilitate commerce transactions between you and other members, and to provide you with the superior service you have come to expect from us.

We may use this information in order to:

  • Develop and deliver information and products and services *
  • Analyze trends
  • Gather market data for the industries we serve
  • Assist you in the processing of your requirements
  • Process transactions in your account
  • and/or Fulfill legal and regulatory requirements.

* The Partnumber Company never sells or offers specific, identifiable transactional data that contains customer specific information, unless customer permission is affirmatively obtained or The Partnumber Company is required by duly authorized law enforcement authorities. The Partnumber Company only sells aggregated data, with no specific identification as to the parties involved.

How We Protect Your Information

The Partnumber Company has always considered the protection of sensitive information to be a sound business practice and a foundation of customer trust. We employ extensive information protection controls in keeping with industry standards and practices, and we regularly adapt these physical, electronic and procedural controls to respond to changing requirements and advances in technology.

Within The Partnumber Company and among our service providers, access to your information is restricted only to those who need it. However, good security requires that all parties adhere to well thought-out policies such as routinely changing your The Partnumber Company passwords. Also, please note that subscribers and former subscribers are contractually forbidden to sell or offer-in-kind or for benefit information obtained from The Partnumber Company to third parties.

Privacy Online

The Partnumber Company considers privacy, security and service in our online operations to be just as critical as in the rest of our business. We therefore employ all of the safeguards described above, along with the following Internet-specific practices.

The Partnumber Company uses a variety of proven protections to maintain the security of your online session. For example, we make extensive use of firewall barriers and authentication procedures. We also use "cookies" and similar files that may be placed on your hard drive to facilitate site navigation and to personalize your experience on our site.

When you visit The Partnumber Company's Internet sites, we may collect technical and navigational information, such as computer browser type, Internet protocol address, pages visited, and average time spent on our websites. This information is used to improve the design and functionality of our website, primarily for the benefit of our customers.

Your Connection to The Partnumber Company

To update your The Partnumber Company account information, please submit your changes using our online services or in writing via fax, email, or letter. You are encouraged to email, write, or call us if you have questions or would like more information about our products and services.