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Privacy Policy

IndustryHuddle, Inc. (“IndustryHuddle”) values individual privacy and we want to give you and other visitors to our website the opportunity to understand the kind of information that we collect about you and how you can limit the use of personally identifiable information to those purposes for which it was provided to us.


We collect information that you supply to us voluntarily through the use of the Website (including by joining, creating a profile page, registering as a seller, or advertising on IndustryHuddle), such as photos, contact information, employee information, product information, promotional information, payment information, and more. We also received information about you from other users that you interact with via the IndustryHuddle website.

We may use that information to respond to an email or other inquiry or request, to help improve the Website or our services, to customize your experience using the Website, to send updates or email notices about our company or the products and services we offer, including our HuddleSavings program and HuddleMall, to allow advertisers to more effectively reach you with their advertising on the Website, to provide you with information about the industries that you are identified with, or to measure the effectiveness of ads that you and other users see. We may combine this information with other generally or publicly available information in order to help us identify the preferences or interests of visitors to the Website. We may also provide information that identifies you to companies that we utilize to assist us in these types of activities, including helping us fulfill your request for information or placement of an order for products or services.

By providing information to the Website, you give IndustryHuddle permission to use your name, profile picture, and information in connection with advertising content, subject to the limits you place with your privacy settings. You understand that we may not always identify paid services and communications as such.

We also reserve the right to disclose your information, including personally identifiable information, if: (1) the disclosure is necessary or useful to our provision of services; (2) we believe in good faith the disclosure is required by law (such as a search warrant, subpoena or court order); (3) we believe in good faith the disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, interests, or property; or (4) we are acting in good faith to protect an individual’s personal safety.


In order to become a Seller in the Online Sales portion of our site, users are required to place a credit card or ACH direct payment information on file with us. We will use this information to authorize a charge for fees you accrue as a result of using the Site. You authorize us to consolidate balances from any duplicate accounts you may have created on our Site and bill them to your credit card or ACH direct payment account. You may revoke your authorization by sending us a written request to IndustryHuddle, Inc., 9200 Montgomery Road, Building C, Suite 11A, Cincinnati, OH 45242. We may continue to bill your credit card or direct payment account for any fees for any services rendered or actions by you or by us taken prior to the receipt of your written revocation. Our billings may appear under the name “IndustryHuddle, Inc.” or “” We do not release your credit card or other account information to third parties unless you authorize us to do so or it is necessary to fulfill our responsibilities to you, including, but not limited to, delivering the product or performing the service that you ordered. Your payment information will be encrypted and stored safely to prevent malicious use.

Employment Inquiries

If you apply for employment or otherwise inquire about employment with our company on the Website, we may collect information from such submission, including your name, address, telephone number, and email address, for inclusion in our job applicant or recruiting records. This information will be used for internal purposes only, including the identification of candidates for employment, recruiting, and hiring of employees.


We use traditional HTML “cookies” in the administration of our website in order to keep track of movement of an individual user from one screen to another. This information may be used by us to detect or resolve website problems and to assist with customer support issues. We do not collect any personally identifiable information about your visit to our site in this purely administrative process.

If you do not wish to share this information, please refer to the “Help” category on your browser’s toolbar for information on how to customize or disable cookies.


Like most websites, we automatically gather and log information about your computer and navigation patterns, including your IP address, browser type, operating system, internet service provider, referring/exit pages, the specific web pages that you visited during your connection to our website, and time/date information about your visit. None of this information, when used or provided in aggregate form, contains any information that personally identifies you.

We may use this information, in aggregate form, for system maintenance or to gain a better understanding of how our website is used. We may also share this information, in aggregate form, with third parties for research or marketing purposes. We do not link this automatically-collected information to any personally-identifiable information you voluntarily provided to us.


In your Settings menu, you have the ability to determine the extent to which people can see your profile information. The privacy setting options include the following:

  1. Public

    When you select “Public,” this means that your information will be visible to everyone, including people outside of the IndustryHuddle website. Choosing the “Public” option also means that your information can show up when someone does a search on a public search engine (such as Google).

  2. Semi-Private

    When you select “Semi-Private,” this means that your information is visible to only users of the IndustryHuddle website that are signed in.

  3. Private

    When you select “Private,” this means that only users that “HuddleUp” with you, or users that you “HuddleUp” with, will be able to see all of your information.

Some information will always be public and visible to anyone, regardless of the privacy setting you select. This “public information” includes information on your profile page such as your profile name or company name, profile picture, company identification (i.e., manufacturer, distributor, retailer, etc.), industry identifications (i.e., janitorial & sanitary supply, welding & gasses, etc.), general contact information, product categories, company information and selling points, industry associations, number of employees / sales volume, company officials, companies that are a member of your company’s huddle, sponsorships, and any advertisements that you purchase. These are treated just like information you choose to make public by selecting the “Public” setting in your settings menu.

As a general rule, you should assume that information posted on an Industry Page (a page that is dedicated to a specific industry) will be available to anyone signed into the IndustryHuddle website. On these pages, you will not be able to select an audience when you post something (for example: when you post in the classifieds area, discussion board, online sales area, etc.) and therefore these types of posts are always “Semi-Private” posts.

This helps your friends, customers, and potential customers find you. If you are uncomfortable sharing this information, you can always delete it, “close your account” on your settings page, or choose not to sign up to join IndustryHuddle.

Promotions and Their Visibility

As an IndustryHuddle user, you are able to upload “promotions” in the promotions area of your profile page. You are also able to select which types of companies (e.g., distributors, end-users, etc.) and which types of industries are allowed to view these promotions. A promotion will be hidden from any user that does not match your company-type and industry selections for that promotion.In addition to having your promotions accessible from your profile page, the promotions you create will also be displayed in the “promotions section” of the Industry Pages (pages that are dedicated to a specific industry) that you select. When creating or editing your promotion, you have the ability to select which Industry Pages, if any, that you would like your “promotions” to be displayed in.


Other websites that you visit, including those linked from or to our website, may have separate privacy policies or no policy at all. Other websites may use personal information differently than our policy permits so we strongly encourage you to review the privacy policies of any site before you provide your personal information on the internet.


We utilize information technology security to keep the information that you provide to us via our website secure. We also attempt to have privacy protection controls in place with our vendors in order to ensure that your personal information is protected from unauthorized access or disclosure. All of our employees must abide by our Privacy Policy. Only authorized employees are permitted to access your personally identifiable information or that of other visitors tour website. Keep in mind that any such access is limited in scope and provided only to those employees who reasonably need the information in order to perform his or her job duties or responsibilities, such as providing updates or notices or customer service. If an employee violates our privacy policies, he or she will be subject to our disciplinary action, up to and including termination.


IndustryHuddle is not designed to attract individuals under the age of 18. In accordance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), we do not collect or store any personal information, even in aggregate, about children under the age of 13. If we discover we have received any information from a child under the age of 13 in violation of this policy, we will delete that information immediately. If you believe that IndustryHuddle has any information from or about anyone under the age of 13, please contact us at the contact points specified below.


If IndustryHuddle goes through a business transaction, such as a merger, acquisition, or asset sale, your information will be among the assets transferred. We will notify you via prominent notice on our website of any such change of ownership or control of your information.


IndustryHuddle reserves the right to periodically revise this policy. It will be incumbent upon you to check our Privacy Policy regularly to see if we have made any modifications.


You can access our contact information under the Contact Us section on our website or you can contact us at our corporate headquarters at:

9200 Montgomery Road
Building C, Suite 11A
Cincinnati, OH 45242

Last Revised: August 14, 2015