Privacy and Security Policy

Thank you for visiting TradePort Export Finance Online (TEFO). We are committed to the privacy of our visitors. We collect no personal information about you when you visit our Web site unless you choose to provide that information to us.

Information automatically collected and stored : If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the Web site, read pages, or download information, we gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store information like the following concerning your visit:

  • Your Internet domain name(for example, “”or “;"
  • Your IP address (a number automatically assigned to your computer whenever you're online)
  • The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
  • The date and time you access our site;
  • The pages you visit; and
  • Any links from referring sites

We use this information to evaluate the traffic levels to and from the site and to help us make improvements in the technology. We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits.

Information protection: Unauthorized attempts to upload or change information on this site is strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.

Information that you provide voluntarily: We do not collect personally identifiable information unless you choose to provide it to us. If you provide us with personally identifiable information by sending an e-mail or by filling out our request form and submitting it to our Web site, we use that information to respond to your message and to help us provide you with the information and services that you request.

When you click the “Submit” button, you are indicating your voluntary consent to use of the information you submit for the purpose stated.

Information entered on the TEFO form is encrypted before transmittal to and from our site via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. Information stored on the website is encrypted according to the Federal Information Protection Standard 197 (FIPS 197) for the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES).

Cookies: Cookies are small bits of text that are either used for the duration of a session - session cookies - or saved on a user’s hard drive in order to identify that user, or information about that user, the next time the user logs on the a Web site - persistent cookies. This Web site does not use persistent cookies or any other persistent tracking technology.

Links to other sites: Our Website contains links to federal agencies and private organizations. Once you link to another site, you are then subject to the privacy policies of the new site. It is always a good idea to read the Privacy Policy of any site you visit.