Privacy Statement

This is the privacy statement of CBE Computer Brokers Exchange (“CBE”) whose web-site locations are and (the “Site(s)”).

Our contact address:

CBE Computer Brokers Exchange

P.O. Box 28 3980 CB Bunnik The Netherlands

CBE can be contacted by telephone on +31 (0)30 698 2698 and by fax on +31 (0)30 698 2690. Further information requests regarding this privacy statement can also be sent to CBE by e-mail at .

CBE is a neutral and independent business-to-business Marketplace ( in the after market of the ICT Industry. The CBE Marketplace is a closed user group and access is restricted to customers whose main activity is the buying and selling of used ICT equipment.

The CBE Marketplace provides the ability for Customers to post offers and/or requests, search and view (ICT) equipment. Additionally the customer can negotiate through the CBE Marketplace, review negotiation history and send listings to a specific ‘self created’ Focus group.

CBE Privacy Statement

CBE handles both its customers and web-site visitors information with the utmost respect, care and confidentiality. CBE takes every precaution to protect customers and visitors information both online and offline.

All Information collected by CBE is stored as securely as possible and is available only to authorised CBE staff. The CBE staff is notified and reminded about the importance of privacy, and what they can do to ensure that our visitors’ and customers’ information is protected.

CBE accepts no responsibility for the privacy policies of any web site(s) customers and/or visitors can access through CBE.

What Information does CBE collect?

As a visitor or customer enters the Site(s), CBE’s server(s) automatically log(s) domain names and IP addresses, browser versions, pages visited on the site(s) and the URL visited when leaving the Site(s). This information will be used for monitoring Site performance, Site traffic and, -utilization of features and services in order to administer the Site(s) and to ensure the efficient operation of the Site(s).

CBE also uses IP addresses to analyze trends, and gather broad non-personally identifiable information for aggregate use. CBE may not sell and/or share personally identifiable (demographic and market trend) information to/with customers or partners. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

The Site(s) will store information in a small text file on your hard disk, called a “Cookie”. This “Cookie” is activated to customise the Site(s) to a chosen format and is offered for the visitor’s or customer’s own benefit. The “Cookie” will store the chosen format onto the visitor’s or customer’s hard drive so that he or she does not need to re-enter this information on subsequent visits.

In order to provide its services, CBE collects personally identifiable and demographic information provided by its visitors and customers when completing any of the contact CBE forms, registration forms (agreements) to the CBE Marketplace and/or services, surveys and negotiation and transaction details. This personally identifiable data includes main, billing and shipping addresses, chamber of commerce registration, federal ID number, name(s), Authorized User details, titles, phone, mobile and fax numbers, e-mail and web site(s) addresses. For operational and performance purposes information may be required of browser versions, dial-up connection and operating systems. Demographic information consists of business type, industry, business function, main product lines specialism and manufacturer brands.

Each negotiation and/or transaction a customer is engaged in on the web site requires that the aforementioned personally identifiable and demographic information must be shared with other persons involved in the negotiation and/or transaction process through the CBE Marketplace.

This process includes all services related to preparing and completing a transaction through the CBE Marketplace, such order processing, financial services and logistic services.

The bid history of all negotiations done through the CBE Marketplace is stored on the web-site. This information is only visible to persons that have been engaged in that particular negotiation.

For the purpose of operating and trading on the web-site or usage of the CBE’s Services, CBE may request the customer financial information such as V.A.T. number, credit card data, bankers name and address and bank account number(s).

CBE may use its visitors’ and customers’ names and (e-mail) addresses for direct marketing purposes, such as site updates, notifications, newsletters or general information regarding transactions.

Transfer of Information outside EU

For CBE’s customers in the European Union, please note that CBE may, in the future, establish affiliates in the US or in other countries outside of the European Union, which may have less adequate data protection legislation. These affiliates may have access to personally identifiable information acquired by CBE according to this privacy statement. As the United States or some of the countries in which CBE’s affiliates are located may not have the same high level of data protection legislation as the European Union, CBE will conclude agreements with its affiliates in such countries to ensure the same level of protection.

Sharing Information

CBE will partner with third parties to provide specific services. In case a customer signs up for these services, CBE will share the personally identifiable information that is necessary for the third party to provide these services. These parties are not allowed to use such information except for the purpose of providing these services.


The CBE Site(s) may contain links to other (associated) web sites. Please be aware that CBE is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.

CBE encourages its visitors and customers to be aware when they leave the CBE Site(s) and to read the privacy statement of other Web site(s).


The servers on which CBE stores personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment. Physical, network and server security procedures and protocols are put in place. Transaction security is guaranteed through the industrial standard protocol – SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) – that makes use of public key encryption technology. All personally identifiable information is minimally 56bit encrypted on the web site.

All passwords provided to CBE’s customers are confidential and will not be available to anyone outside CBE for any reason. Please note that CBE will give access to anyone providing us with the right user password and that CBE can not be held liable for any damages caused by the unauthorised use thereof by third parties.

Only the CBE staff that need personally identifiable information to perform a specific job is granted access to such information.

Correction/Updating Personal Information

If a customer’s Authorised User changes, or if a customer no longer desires to access the CBE Marketplace and/or make use of CBE’s Services, such customer may contact CBE with a request to correct, update and/or remove its personally identifiable information.

Newsletter/ Marketing and Sales Information

On regular basis CBE may send newsletters and/or promotional information.

Any visitor or customer wishing to be excluded from any sort of mailing should notify CBE at

Notification of Changes to Privacy Statement

In case of any changes in the privacy policy, CBE will post those changes so visitors and customers are always aware of what personally identifiable information CBE collects, how CBE uses it and under what circumstances, if any, CBE discloses it. If at any point CBE decides to use personally identifiable information for a different purpose than indicated at the time of collection, CBE will notify its customers in writing. A customer will have the possibility to opt out of such personally identifiable information.