Topaz International Privacy Policy

Topaz International Privacy Policy

Topaz International, Ltd. is the global leader of auditing services to the corporate travel industry. We are committed to protecting the privacy of both our corporate clients and their travelers by exercising complete data confidentiality. Topaz is dedicated to the protection of data for our clients, and will not sell, distribute, release or provide any client specific data, including but not limited to traveler name, addresses, credit card numbers or any personal information.

Topaz International complies with the EU Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union and Switzerland to the United States, respectively. Topaz International has certified to the Department of Commerce that it adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles. If there is any conflict between the terms in this privacy policy and the Privacy Shield Principles, the Privacy Shield Principles shall govern. To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, and to view Topaz International's certification, please visit

We have no intentions on ever transferring any personal information in entirety or partial form to any third party. As a company we never transfer any information to any third party.

As part of the comprehensive policy of these privacy standards, we provide the following promises to each of our clients:

a) Notice: If we were to collect any personal information, we will provide timely and appropriate notice describing what personal information we are collecting, how we will use it, and any third parties we will be sharing this information with.

b) Choice: We will always give you choices about the ways we use and share your personal information, and we will respect and follow the choices you make.

c) Relevance: While we have no intentions of collecting any information, if we do, it will only be what we fully disclose to you and what we obtain your approval to collect.

d) Retention: While we have no plans to retain any personal information, we will communicate and mutually agree upon the time we will retain any personal information.

e) Accuracy: We will take all appropriate steps to make sure that any information we retain is accurate, however we have no plans to retain any personal information.

f) Access: We will provide ways to access your personal information, as required by law, so you can correct inaccuracies.

g) Security: We will take extensive measures to protect any personal information, including but not limited to physical, technical and organizational measures, to protect from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alternation and destruction.

h) Enforcement: We subject ourselves to FTC enforcement.

i) Arbitration: In the event of a dispute, we allow binding arbitration. Additionally, in some scenarios, individuals may have the right to invoke binding arbitration before the joint EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Panel.

j) Personal Information: We are required to disclose personal information to government authorities to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.

Topaz International uses a self-assessment approach to ensure compliance, and will resolve any dispute internally. If a complaint or dispute cannot be resolved through our internal process, Topaz has selected ICDR/AAA as our independent recourse mechanism (

For any information or questions regarding this policy, please contact us directly at:

Bradley J Seitz
Topaz International
PO Box 1350
Kennebunkport, ME 04046

Policy Updated September 21, 2016

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