Privacy Statement and Policy
What information does WCA collect?
WCA itself does not collect information about persons or entities that visit its websites.
The only information collected is that which is input by the party accessing the site or
wishing to access other sections of the website requiring the input of data,
or data input about becoming a member.
locate, or gather any data from persons or entities that visit our websites.
Our information is limited to what you input.
If you input nothing, we have nothing, and do not know who you are.
How does WCA use the data it collects?
WCA provides services to its members. A large part of those services involve identifying its members to other freight forwarders that need partners, agents, assistance etc all over the world. Hence the data that is provided to WCA by visitors is used to identify partners and agents among our membership for mutual business interests. If you are, or become, a member of WCA, the information you input is contained on our member listing and is accessible by anyone who accesses our sites. WCA uses the data it collects to enhance its ability to provide its members with the largest number of business opportunities available. Its members are all ‘businesses’ as opposed to ‘individuals’ and by virtue of their input of their data are authorizing WCA to use the information for the purpose of assisting them in enhancing their business opportunities.
Security measures in place include the use of username and password protection for certain parts of the website, accessible only to members and WCA. While we strive to keep the information that you supply directly or indirectly secure, please be aware that the internet is not a fully secure medium. Some of the services available through WCA websites are offered in conjunction with a third party. We cannot be responsible for the content of third-party websites.
Credit card payment gateway:
WCA via its agreement with its banking institution has a credit card payment system accessible via a gateway provided by the bank. After you enter the gateway from our website to make a payment via credit card, no personal information you input is captured by WCA. WCA takes all the necessary steps to ensure that any data input is protected and WCA will not release any information to any persons or entities beyond those required to facilitate the transaction(s).