Privacy Policy

Technical Communities Privacy Policy

Effective Date: February 15th, 2021

Technical Communities, Inc. (TCI) and all affiliates and brands including, GSAMart, itmart, medmart,,  and TCI Marketing Services is committed to protecting your privacy. The policy below describes how TCI processes and handles personal data in our capacity as both a determiner of what Personal Data is collected and what it is used for. This policy also describes your choices regarding use, access, and correction of your personal data.

When you visit any Technical Communities, Inc. website (including the TestMart website), we provide you with the opportunity and help to allow you to maintain control over your personal data on the Internet. Below are the guidelines we use for protecting the information you provide us during a visit to our Internet sites.

If you have questions or complaints regarding our privacy notice or practices, please contact us at

Information Gathering and Usage
TCI gathers information about you from data that you provide through such things as optional or required registration, online surveys, and communications made through our websites and other communication methods including email. The types of personal information collected can include name, mailing address, phone number, email address, transaction and credit card information. We may also ask you to provide us with demographic information such as your job function, industry, application, contact preferences or usage and/or experience with our or our business partners’ products. TCI may enhance, aggregate or merge your information collected on our site(s) or provided directly to us with other operational data as well as data from third parties for purposes of marketing products or services to you. Such information enables us to better tailor our content to your needs.

The information you provide will be used to support your professional relationship with TCI and the products and services we offer. Among other things, we want to help you quickly find information on TCI and all our affiliate sites and brands and alert you to information on our products, services and programs. We also use this information to help you complete a transaction and to contact you for market research.

Electronic Newsletters
TCI produces and offers various free electronic and print newsletters including catalogs, data sheets, promotional offers, etc.. Users may easily and simply remove themselves from this mailing list by replying to any email with ‘unsubscribe’ as the subject. You may also opt out of all communications other than those necessary to complete transactions by sending an email to

Log Files
We use log files to automatically log information such as internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks. We log this information to analyze trends, administer the site, track user movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. For areas of our site that require registration, we log the user’s email address and specific information concerning the user’s activity on the site. This information may be tied to the user’s other personal information and, if so, it is used to support the user’s professional relationship with TCI and our affiliates, brands, and products.

Cookies and Similar Technologies
We use cookies and similar technologies in analyzing trends, administering the website, tracking users’ movements around the site, and gathering demographic information about our user base as a whole. We do this mainly to improve services we offer you, to improve marketing, analytics, and/or website performance and functionality. Most web browsers support cookies and users can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level. Please note that if you choose to disable cookies, it may limit your use of certain features or functions on our Websites and services.

Information Sharing and Sale of Personal Information
TCI will not disclose your personal information to any outside organization unless it is affiliated with TCI such as suppliers, affiliates, contractors, or other business partners of TCI who have access to your personal information in support of your customer relationship with TCI and our affiliates, brands and products. Typical uses include (but are not limited to Suppliers who use the information to fulfill orders placed by you on TCI and/or one of our affiliates and/or brands or for such requirements as processing credit card purchases, shipping goods to customers, and providing information to potential customers. We will not share your email address or other personal information with any outside organization. We do not store credit card information.

Legal Requirements
TCI may be required to disclose personal information in response to a court order or other legal requirement.

Information Correction, Updating, and deletion
If you seek access to, or wish to correct, update, modify or delete personal data (hereinafter referred to as a “request”) which forms a part of collected data, please contact us at We respond to all requests we receive from individuals wishing to exercise their data protection rights within a reasonable timeframe in accordance with applicable data protection laws.

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) : Applicable to California Residents Only
If you are a California resident, please click HERE for additional information about your privacy rights.

TCI operates secure data networks protected by industry-standard firewall and password protection systems. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorized individuals have access to the information provided by you. Any particularly sensitive information is encrypted prior to transmission. TCI does not store credit card numbers

Sale of Business
TCI may transfer personal information to a third party that acquires a business from TCI where the information is provided as an important asset of that acquired business unless explicitly disallowed by law.

Contact TCI
For Privacy Policy questions, contact via postal mail, email or telephone at:

1840 Gateway Drive Ste 150
San Mateo, CA 94404

Notification of Change
All updates to this Privacy Statement will be posted on this statement. Last updated February 15, 2021. If we make a material change to this statement with respect to the use of personal information, we will place a notice on our website(s).