At USTECH, we are committed to protecting the privacy and security of all data, entrusted to us by our customers, partners, and employees. This Privacy and Data Handling Policy outlines our practices for collecting, processing, storing, using, sharing, and disposing of data to ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations and to maintain the highest standards of data protection.

1. Collection of Data:

Data is collected using authorized methods and channels, in accordance with applicable terms of service and privacy policies. We ensure that only necessary data is collected to fulfill specific business purposes and that consent is obtained where required by law or regulation.

2. Processing of Data:

All data is processed securely and lawfully, adhering to principles of fairness, transparency, and accountability. We implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data throughout the processing lifecycle.

3. Storage of  Data:

Data is stored in encrypted formats on secure servers located within controlled environments. Access to stored data is restricted to authorized personnel only, and strict access controls are enforced to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure.

4. Use of Data:

Data is utilized solely for legitimate business purposes, including order fulfillment, customer support, analytics, and marketing activities. We ensure that data is used in accordance with the purposes for which it was collected and that individuals’ rights to privacy and data protection are respected at all times.

5. Sharing of Data:

Data is shared with third parties only when necessary to fulfill contractual obligations or legal requirements, or with explicit consent from the data subjects. Prior to sharing data, appropriate safeguards and contractual agreements are established to ensure the security and confidentiality of the data.

6. Disposal of Data:

Data is disposed of securely and responsibly when it is no longer needed for business purposes or when its retention period has expired. Disposal methods include permanent deletion from electronic systems and secure shredding of physical documents containing sensitive data.

7. Compliance and Oversight:

We are committed to compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards relating to the collection, processing, storage, use, sharing, and disposal of data. Regular audits and assessments are conducted to monitor compliance with this policy, and appropriate corrective actions are taken as necessary.

8. Employee Training and Awareness:

All data employees receive comprehensive training on data protection policies and procedures. Regular awareness campaigns and updates are provided to ensure that employees remain informed about their responsibilities and obligations regarding data privacy and security.

For What Purposes Does USTECH Use Your Personal Information?

We use your personal information to operate, provide, develop, and improve the products and services that we offer our customers. These purposes include:

Purchase and delivery of products and services

We use your personal information to take and handle orders, deliver products and services, process payments, and communicate with you about orders, products and services, and promotional offers.

Improve Our Services

We use your personal information to provide functionality, analyze performance, fix errors, and improve the usability and effectiveness of the Services.

Recommendations and personalization.

We use your personal information to recommend features, products, and services that might be of interest to you, identify your preferences, and personalize your experience with Services.

Comply with legal obligations.

In certain cases, we collect and use your personal information to comply with laws. For instance, we collect from sellers information regarding the place of establishment and bank account information for identity verification and other purposes.

Communicate with you.

We use your personal information to communicate with you in relation to Services via different channels (e.g., by phone, email, chat).

At USTECH, we take the privacy and security of data seriously. This Privacy and Data Handling Policy reflects our commitment to maintaining the highest standards of data protection and ensuring that data is collected, processed, stored, used, shared, and disposed of in a manner that respects individuals’ rights and complies with legal and regulatory requirements.