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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is for visitors and signed members of the BusinessAhead cluster of websites, with the primary website hosted at OneStopb2b.com, its parent website at BusinessAhead.net, and a set of subsidiary websites. Whosoever visits this website as a public visitor (here after referred as Website Visitor) or using this website extensively, as a signed up member (here after referred as BusinessAhead Club Member), is deemed to agree to our Privacy Policy as stated below.

Basic Philosophy

OneStopb2b.com is a b2b community website where you sign up to become a Club Member and then engage in communication with other signed up members. This website (viz. onestopb2b.com) is an integral part of it's parent website www.BusinessAhead.net. The two websites work together to provides various services to the business community. Also, several subsidiary websites draw data from onestopb2b.com & it's parent, and present them for public view. Some of these websites include WorldDirectory.ws, Business-India.in, IndiaDirectory.info, ReferMumbai.com, and so on.

When you sign up at onestopb2b.com as a Club Member and post your firm's profile, your product catalog, requests for quote, sell offers, and other information, such information is made available for public view at all of the websites mentioned above. However, we are sensitive towards your privacy and take care not to share certain type of information across the board. We only share those information of yours that are necessary and relevant for the functioning & purposes of this website.

For instance, we have designed our system in a manner so that your email address is never revealed to any of the Club Members unless you explicitly choose to do so. All b2b interactions happen via our internal messaging system and none of the recipients of your messages would get to know your email address. Also, certain registration data that are collected during signup such as your login id, password, order and transaction data, etc. are kept confidential and not shared with anyone.

When you verify your firm through the Firm Verification system, you may choose to provide additional information related to your company registration, id and address proofs, bank statement, fiscal health documents, etc. Such information are explicitly collected from you with your full knowledge that they are meant for view only by other logged in Club Members (not by any public Website Visitors) for the purposes of assessing the credentials of your firm before they engage into any business transaction with your firm.

Privacy of a mere website visitor

If you are not signed up as a member of the BusinessAhead club at onestopb2b.com and are only browsing the public pages of this website, we collect very minimal information about yourself.

Our policy is to collect no personally identifiable information about you when you merely visit this website unless you affirmatively choose to make such information available to us. However, our web servers do automatically recognize some non-personal information such as volume and timing of access as well as the Internet domain and IP address from which you accessed our website. Information about your visit is gathered in an aggregate manner for quality control, security and improvement of our website.

Publishing in Business Directories

Your firm's information, products information, trade leads, etc. furnished here as a Club Member is publicly visible to all and may also get published in printed directories and other related publications, with the sole purpose of letting your prospective buyers know of your existence and providing them with your business profile, contact address, phone nos., fax no., etc. so that they can reach you for doing business with you.

What information we collect

The various types of information we collect at the OneStopb2b cluster of websites can be categorized as below.

Signup Data: At the time you sign up to become a member of the BusinessAhead club, you are asked to complete a registration form which requires you to provide information such as your name, designation, company name, address, phone/fax/mobile numbers, email address and other personal information.

Business Information: As a Club Member you are required to submit information to be published on the website through the publishing tools under your account control panel, including but not limited to your Firm's Profile, Firm Verification information, Product Catalog, RFQs, Sell Offers, etc. By providing such information, you are deemed to have given consent to the publication of such information.

Order & Transaction Information: If you establish a credit account with us or our providers or if you purchase a product or service from OneStopb2b.com or any associated website, we may collect additional information, including billing information, credit card numbers and expiration dates, your bank details, and tracking information from cheques or wire transfer.

Statistical Information: In addition, we gather aggregate statistical information about our website visitors and signed up members, such as IP addresses, browser type & version, operating system, pages viewed, number of sessions, unique visitors, and so on.

Signup Data, Business Information, Order & Transaction Information, Statistical Information and any information we may collect from you through the use of cookies or other means, are collectively referred in this policy as Collected Information.

How we may use Collected Information

In general, we may use your Collected Information to improve our marketing and promotional efforts, to statistically analyze website usage, to improve our content and product offerings and to customize our website's content, layout and service to give you a better browsing experience. We may use your collected information to service your account with us, including but not limited to investigating problems, resolving issues and enforcing compliance to our terms of use. We do not sell, rent, trade or exchange any personally identifying information of our Club Members. We may share certain aggregate information based on analysis of collected information with our partners, customers, advertisers or potential members. We may use your collected information in marketing campaigns, promotions or advertising messages on behalf of third parties. However, in these circumstances, your collected information will not be disclosed to such third parties unless you respond to the marketing, promotion or advertising message.

Signup Data: We may use your Signup Data to provide services that you request or to contact you regarding additional services about which you may be interested. Specifically, we may use your email address, mailing address and phone numbers to contact you regarding notices, surveys, product alerts, new service or product offerings and communications relevant to your use of our website or may be otherwise relevant for your type of business. We may generate reports and analysis based on the collected signup data for internal analysis, monitoring and marketing decisions.

Business Information: All of your Business Information will be publicly available on this website and other associated websites, and therefore accessible to any internet user. Any business information that you disclose to OneStopb2b.com becomes public information and you relinquish any proprietary rights (including but not limited to the rights of confidentiality and copyrights) in such information. You should exercise caution when deciding to include personal or proprietary information in the Business Information that you submit to us.

Order & Transaction Information: OneStopb2b.com may share your Order & Transaction Information with banks or vendors relevant to the transaction in order to enable transactions to be completed. In addition, OneStopb2b.com may use Order & Transaction Information to determine your credit-worthiness and, in the process of such determination, OneStopb2b.com or its parent website BusinessAhead.net, may make such Order & Transaction Information available to banks or credit agencies. Any credit card information that you provide through these websites is directly submitted to a payment server of the credit card processing bank. OneStopb2b.com or its parent website BusinessAhead.net, does not maintain electronic or physical copies of your credit card information. While we have in place a secure technology and internal procedures to guard your Order & Transaction Information against intruders, there is no guarantee that such technology or procedure can eliminate all of the risks of theft, loss or misuse.

We shall not be liable to you or any other person for any damages that might result from unauthorized use, publication, disclosure or any other misuse of your order & transaction information, including credit card information.

Statistical Information: We use Statistical Information to help diagnose problems with and maintain our computer servers, to manage our website, and to enhance our website and services based on the usage pattern data we receive. We may generate reports and analysis based on the statistical information for internal analysis, monitoring and marketing decisions. We may provide statistical information to third parties, but when we do so, we do not provide personally identifying information without your permission.

Disclosure of Information

We reserve the right to disclose your Collected Information to relevant authorities where we have reason to believe that such disclosure is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be infringing or threatening to infringe, or who may otherwise be causing injury to or interference with, the title, rights, interests or property of OneStopb2b.com, our members/users, customers, partners, other website users or anyone else who could be harmed by such activities.

We also reserve the right to disclose the collected information in response to a subpoena or other judicial order or when we reasonably believe that such disclosure is required by law, regulation or administrative order of any court, governmental or regulatory authority.

If we have reason to believe that a Website Visitor or a Club Member is in breach of the Terms of Use Agreement or any other agreement with us, then we reserve the right to make public or otherwise disclose such a user's collected information in order to pursue our claim or prevent further injury to OneStopb2b.com or others.

Co-Branded Relationships

We have established relationships with other parties to offer you the benefit of other products and services which we ourselves do not offer. We offer you access to these other parties either through the use of hyperlinks to their websites from our website, or through offering co-branded websites in which both ourselves and these other parties share the same uniform resource locator, domain name or pages within a domain name on the Internet. In some cases you may be required to submit information for purposes of registering or applying for products or services provided by such third parties or co-branded partners. The privacy policy of such other parties may differ from ours, and we may not have any control over the information that you submit to such third parties or co-branded sites. We therefore encourage you to read their policies before responding to any offers, products or services provided by such other parties.


We use cookies to store specific information about you and track your visits to our website. Now-a-days, it is quite common for websites to use cookies to enhance identification of their users. A cookie is a small amount of harmless data that is sent to your browser and stored on your computer's storage device. A cookie can be sent to your computer's storage device only if you access our website using that computer. If you do not de-activate or erase the cookie, each time you use the same computer to access our website, our web servers will be notified of your visit to our website and in turn we may have knowledge of your visit and the pattern of your usage. Generally, we use cookies to identify you and enable us to access your Signup Data, Business Information or Order & Transaction Information so you do not have to re-enter it. We also use cookies to gather statistical information about usage by members/site visitors, research their visiting patterns and help target advertisements based on user interests. Cookies also assist our partners to track user visits to the website and process orders, and track progress and participation in promotions.

You can determine if and how a cookie will be accepted by configuring your browser which is installed in the computer you are using to access this website. If you desire, you can change those configurations in your browser. By setting your preferences in the browser, you can accept all cookies, you can be notified when a cookie is sent, or you can reject all cookies. If you reject all cookies by choosing the cookie-disabling function in your browser, you may not be able to carry out those functions at our website that require you to log in.

Security Measures

We employ commercial class security methods to prevent unauthorized access, maintain data secrecy & accuracy and ensure correct use of information. The BusinessAhead cluster of websites store and process all collected information on world class servers in reputed data centers that are protected by physical as well as technological security devices & systems.

As a Club Member, your Signup Data, Business Information and Order & Transaction Information (if any) can be viewed and edited through your Account which is protected by Password. We recommend that you do not divulge your Password to anyone. Our staff will never ask you for your Password in an unsolicited phone call or in an unsolicited email. If you share a computer with others, you should not choose to save your login credentials such as Login Id and Password on the computer. Remember to sign off and close your browser window when you have finished your session.

No data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. While we make an earnest effort to protect your information, no website or company, including ourselves, can absolutely ensure or guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk.

Changes to Privacy Policy

We review our privacy policy from time to time and make changes to it to adapt to new service offerings and technology changes. All such policy changes are applied with immediate effect and would apply even on all data collected from Website Visitors and Club Members prior to policy changes. In case you disagree with the new policy changes, you can send us a clear instruction from your registered email address advising us to delete all data pertaining to your account. We will take prompt step to process your request and eventually delete your account at OneStopb2b.com and other connected websites.