Privacy Policy

eSourcing Forum Privacy Policy

eSourcing Forum (the “Website”) is an online open-content collaborative forum for the promotion of strategic sourcing and procurement best practices. The structure of eSourcing Forum allows anyone who has registered the ability to alter its content. This Website is the responsibility of, Inc. (“Selectica”). Selectica can be contacted by mail at 11550 North Meridian Street, Suite 250, Carmel, Indiana 46032, by phone at (317) 594-8600, or by e-mail at The server on which this Website is housed is owned and maintained by Selectica. Your access to and use of the Website are subject to the terms of use which can be found at The following policies apply to the Website:

1. Collection of Personal Information from Site Visitors

Through your use of the Website, Selectica automatically collects and tracks information from you regarding your home server domain names, e-mail addresses, and type of Web browser. Selectica also collects information which you knowingly provide through your use of the Website, including any information you provide in registering to use the Website and information and content you modify or post to the Website. Selectica does not place Internet cookies on visitors’ hard drives except as necessary to automatically maintain web site session data. Internet cookies are stored on the visitor’s hard drive and are not stored, in any form, by Selectica. No attempt is made by Selectica to reconcile or store your submitted personal data inside cookie files.

If you contribute information or content to the Website, you are publishing every word you post publicly. You should assume that this information or content will be retained forever. Simply visiting the Website does not expose your identity publicly. When you edit any page in the Website, you are identified publicly with that edit as a registered user of the Website and its author.

2. Use of Personal Data Collected

Personal data collected by Selectica will be used by Selectica for editorial and feedback purposes, for marketing and promotional purposes, and for statistical analysis purposes. Data on visitors’ home servers is aggregated for internal review and then discarded. Names, postal and e-mail addresses, and phone numbers collected may be added to Selectica’s databases and used for future calls and mailings regarding site updates, new products and services or upcoming events.

3. Disclosure of Personal Data to Third Parties

Selectica will not disclose any personal data collected through the Website to third parties with the exception of the disclosure of information or content that becomes public through the process of publication as described in Section 1 above.

4. Selectica’s Right to Contact User

Selectica reserves the right to contact Website visitors regarding this privacy policy, or any other policies or agreements relevant to the Website.

5. Selectica’s Right to Change Privacy Policy

Selectica reserves the right to change this policy at any time by notifying visitors of the existence and location of the new or revised privacy policy.

6. Security of information

Although Selectica applies standard industry practices to protect against unauthorized access to all information and content which you provide, Selectica makes no guarantee against such unauthorized access.

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