SUPPLIER.IO ONLINE PRIVACY POLICY collects a limited amount of personal information on this website to enable small and diverse businesses to more easily apply to become suppliers to Participating Companies to enable them to connect and collaborate with others on potential opportunities and to allow them to gain access to training and development-related tools to contribute to their business growth.

This Statement discloses the information practices for the website, including what type of information is gathered on this site, how the information is used, and with whom the information is shared.

This Statement applies to the website only. It does not apply to Participating Companies' own websites.

Collection of Personal Information

When you register to use, we will collect basic information such as your name and e-mail address.

When you apply to become a supplier to one (or more) of our Participating Companies, you will be asked to give us core business and certification-related information relating to your organization and its employees, including information about yourself and others within your organization, that Participating Companies require for supplier consideration.

Use of Personal Information

We use the information you provide at the time of registration to give you access to restricted content and tools on, including supplier application forms,'s blog, and other content and tools of interest. This information will also be made available to the Participating Companies.

We use the information you provide as part of your supplier application to enable you to register as a potential supplier with our Participating Companies, and, in that regard, the information you provide is shared with the Participating Companies to whom you are applying.

For the small and diverse business enterprises that complete the universal application, the following data elements from the application will be visible to other small and diverse business suppliers that have completed applications: Company Name, Company Address (Address, City, State, Zip), Contact email, Telephone, Industry, Commodity (Good or Service provided), Federal vs Commercial marketplace, Diversity Certifications and Affiliations.

We may also use your information to communicate with you about training, development-related tools and other related content to assist you with capacity building and business growth.

In connection with our interactions on the website, we may also contact you as part of our surveys or for research purposes.

We may also use information we collect about you to provide you with a personalized experience on our Web site, such as providing you with content in which you may be interested and making navigation on our site easier.

Certain online transactions may involve you calling us or us calling you. They may also involve online chat. Please be aware that these calls and chats may be monitored or recorded for staff training, quality assurance purposes or to retain evidence of a particular transaction or interaction. may provide social media tools, such as a blog, on the website to enable online sharing and collaboration among Participating Companies, potential suppliers, business partners and others who have registered with Any content you post in these tools, such as pictures, information, opinions, or any other type of personal information that you make available to other participants on these social platforms, is not subject to this Privacy Statement. Rather, such content is subject to’s Terms of Use. Please refer to them to better understand yours, Participating Companies', and other parties' rights and obligations with regard to such content. You should be aware that the content you post on any such social computing platforms may be made broadly available to others inside and outside and

To allow you to interact with other websites on which you may have accounts (such as Twitter, and other social media sites) or join or others' communities on such sites, we may provide links or embed third-party applications that allow you to login, follow postings, post content or join communities from our website. Your use of these links and applications is subject to the third parties' privacy policies, and you should become familiar with the third party sites' privacy policies before using the links or applications. When you visit our sites, these links or applications may log certain information such as your IP address, browser type and language, access time, and referring website addresses, and, if you are logged in to those social media sites, they may also link such collected information with your profile information on that site.

Sharing of Personal Information and International Transfers

The information you provide on is shared with Participating Companies. Once this information is in the custody of these organizations, it becomes subject to each organization's privacy policies.

Participating Companies may in turn decide to share this information within their organizations and with their business partners or suppliers to enable you to become part of the Participating Companies' supply chains. The and Participating Companies, and any other entity within these organizations who receive your information, will not use your information for sales or marketing purposes, and will not sell or lease such information. may use your information offer you its products and services.

Likewise, you agree not to sell or lease any information you may receive you receive on and may transfer your information outside of the United States in support of its business objectives. Regardless of where your information is stored, accessed or otherwise processed, it will be treated in accordance with this Privacy Statement (or, by Participating Companies, in accordance with their respective privacy policies).

From time to time, also uses third parties to verify that the information you provide remains accurate over time, and to validate the information provided in your application to become a supplier.

Please be aware that in certain circumstances, information may be subject to disclosure to government agencies pursuant to judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process. We may also share your information to protect the rights or property of Participating Companies, our business partners, suppliers or clients, and others when we have reasonable grounds to believe that such rights or property have been or could be affected.

Security intends to protect your information. We implement reasonable physical, administrative and technical safeguards to help us protect your information from unauthorized access, use and disclosure, and require others who may have access to your information, including Participating Companies, business partners and other suppliers to protect it from unauthorized access, use and disclosure.

Cookies, Web Beacons and Other Technologies

As mentioned above, we collect information from your visits to our Web site to help us gather statistics about our Web site usage and effectiveness, personalize your experience on our site, and tailor our interactions with you.

We do so through the use of various technologies, including one called cookies. A cookie is a piece of data that a Web site can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your computer as a tag that identifies your computer. While cookies are often only used to measure Web site usage and effectiveness and to allow for ease of navigation or use and as such, are not associated with any personal information, they are also used at times to personalize a known visitor's experience to a Web site by being associated with profile information or user preferences. You can set your browser in most instances to notify you before you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it or not. You can also generally set your browser to turn off cookies. Since cookies allow you to take advantage of some of our Web site features, we recommend that you leave them turned on. may also use Web beacon or other technologies to better tailor those sites to provide better customer service. These technologies may be in use on a number of pages across websites and email. When a visitor accesses these pages, a non-identifiable notice of that visit is generated which may be processed by us or by our suppliers. These Web beacons usually work in conjunction with cookies. If you don't want your cookie information to be associated with your visits to these pages, you can set your browser to turn off cookies. If you turn off cookies, Web beacon and other technologies will still detect visits to these pages; however, they will not be associated with information otherwise stored in cookies.

Some of our business partners set Web beacons and cookies on our site. We have no access to, or control of, these third party tracking technologies.

Links to Companies Web sites

The website may contain links to other sites that are not affiliated with and its Participating Companies are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those other websites.

Notification of Changes

We will post a notice for 30 days at the top of this page notifying users when this Privacy Statement is updated or modified in a material way. We will provide Participating Companies with thirty (30) days prior written notice when this Privacy Statement is updated or modified in a material way.

Privacy Questions

If you have a question about this Privacy Statement or Participating Companies' handling of your information, you can send an email to

You may update the information you provided on the online at any time.