Privacy Policy

Taurus Concepts, LLC Privacy Policy

Taurus Concepts, LLC has a strong commitment to providing excellent service to all customers and visitors to its websites, including respecting your concerns about privacy. Taurus Concepts, LLC adheres to the policies and practices described in this Privacy Policy for the treatment, use and protection of the personal information provided to us by visitors to the, website (collectively, the "Websites"). Please take a minute to read this Privacy Policy so that you can better understand Taurus Concepts, LLC' information practices. If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at

Taurus Concepts, LLC adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use and retention of personal data from the European Union.

The Taurus Concepts, LLC Privacy Policy governs information gathered by Taurus Concepts, LLC from visitors and customers to the Websites. As used in this Privacy Policy, "Taurus Concepts, LLC" and "we" refers to Taurus Concepts, LLC USA, Inc. and any of its affiliates and subsidiaries.

Business Information Collected and How It Is Used

Taurus Concepts, LLC collects Business Information necessary to enable us to respond to your requests for Taurus Concepts, LLC products and services and to send you information regarding Taurus Concepts, LLC products and services from time to time. Since most of the users of Taurus Concepts, LLC products and Websites are doing so in their capacity as employees or companies, most Business Information we collect will be in that capacity (rather than information about you individually, such as your personal tastes, etc.). For these purposes, we have defined "Business Information" as any information that identifies or may identify a specific individual or a company or that allows others to contact a specific individual or a company.

Business Information is collected on the Websites when you complete an online form, application, survey, request for information, or when you provide contact information for purposes of establishing a user identification and password where required to access customer portions of the Websites. You will be informed at the time you provide Business Information whether the information is required or optional.

Through the use of cookies, Taurus Concepts, LLC may also collect information from you in ways that may not be apparent to you. Please see the section entitled Cookies below in order to understand these processes and your options in this regard.

Below we describe how the Business Information collected at each interface on the Website is used by Taurus Concepts, LLC. Taurus Concepts, LLC does not sell, rent or trade information collected on the Websites, and does not disclose the information collected on the Websites to third parties except to act upon your requests or queries as described in this section, or as otherwise permitted under this Privacy Policy. From time to time, we may collect information other than as described below. In these cases, unless it is clear to you that we are collecting such information (e.g., through customer feedback forms) or the information we collect cannot be used to identify a specific person or company ("Non-Personal Information"), we will provide you with notice of how such information is intended to be used.

Requests for Information

Customers, members of the media and other visitors to the Websites are invited to fill out information forms in order to request more information about Taurus Concepts, LLC and its business solutions. These information forms generally require that you provide Business Information such as name, title, company name, address and contact information, as well as indications of specific interest (if applicable). Taurus Concepts, LLC uses this information to respond to your requests, to assess customer response to its business offerings, and to contact you with respect to the product and service offerings that you indicate are of interest to you.

Prospective Partners and Employees

Taurus Concepts, LLC invites Website visitors who may be interested in becoming Taurus Concepts, LLC partners or employees to submit information for consideration by Taurus Concepts, LLC. Prospective partners will be required to supply Business Information including your name, company, and contact information on the Partner Information Form. Prospective employees are required to submit their resumes. Business Information submitted to Taurus Concepts, LLC in this manner will be used in order to consider your application and to respond to your request.

Other Internal Uses

In addition to the uses outlined above, Taurus Concepts, LLC may internally use your Business Information in order to establish and verify your identity if you submit information to Taurus Concepts, LLC, provide services and support to visitors to the Website, provide you with updates, promotions and other information about Taurus Concepts, LLC, tailor the Website to your preferences, and maintain the security and integrity of its systems. To the extent you no longer wish to receive information from Taurus Concepts, LLC, please see "Communications from Taurus Concepts, LLC and Opting Out" below.

For Customers

Taurus Concepts, LLC  allows Taurus Concepts, LLC' customers to exchange mission-critical business documents with their trading partners, regardless of the data format or network connectivity standards. The customer determines what data will be exchanged, as well as the trading partners with whom it will be exchanged. Taurus Concepts, LLC archives the data that flows through Taurus Concepts, LLC  for a limited time period so that customers can recover data and documents in the event of a system failure or other catastrophic event. Each customer controls the data that flows through Taurus Concepts, LLC, and the entities to which data access will be permitted.

Customers are required to establish user identification names and passwords to access Taurus Concepts, LLC or the Taurus Concepts, LLC customer web portal for services and/or support. An individual name and contact information is required to obtain a user identification and password.

Non-Personal Information

Taurus Concepts, LLC may also anonymize Business Information by cleansing it of any information which might allow a specific person or company to be identified or contacted, and combine this Non-Personal Information with that of other visitors to the Website. Taurus Concepts, LLC uses Non-Personal Information for internal business purposes, such as analysis and planning by its marketing and other departments, and assessment and improvement of Website functionality and performance.

When you visit the Taurus Concepts, LLC Websites, like when you visit most other websites, certain information is automatically logged about your visit. This information may include your IP address, which is the number assigned to your computer whenever it is connected to the Internet, your operating system, screen settings, Web browser software, and referring website. None of this information can be used to identify a specific person or company. It is used for system improvement and administration, security, statistical analysis purposes, and other internal business purposes.


We also use cookies to enhance the user experience, and collect information about the use of the Websites. "Cookies" are small computer files that we transfer to your computer's hard drive. Cookies allow us to statistically monitor how many people are using the Websites and for what purposes, how often someone visits the Websites, the content that is viewed and the length of their stay. We also use cookies to prevent you from having to re-enter your Business Information in order to access Taurus Concepts, LLC newsletters, if you have already registered for access to them. Cookies are not designed to retrieve personal or business data from your hard drive, your e-mail or any other source of personal information. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies, but users can change the setting to refuse cookies or to be alerted when cookies are being sent. Although acceptance of cookies will not interfere with the ability to interact with most of the Websites, you will need to accept cookies in order to avoid re-entering Business Information in order to access the newsletters or other types of marketing information published by Taurus Concepts, LLC. The cookies are renewed each time a user logs on to the Websites.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

Taurus Concepts, LLC will not license, sell, rent or share your Business Information with any third party except as set forth below, to act upon your requests as detailed in Business Information Collected and How It Is Used, or with your consent.

Contractors and Agents

Taurus Concepts, LLC may employ third party contractors to provide services to us or to perform functions on Taurus Concepts, LLC' behalf. Taurus Concepts, LLC may share Business Information with such contractors in order to assist us in using the data for the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy. These contractors are contractually required to maintain the confidentiality of the information and are restricted from using the information for any purpose other than those authorized by Taurus Concepts, LLC.

Compliance with Law and Legal Requests

Taurus Concepts, LLC may provide your Business Information to government agencies as required by law or regulation. In addition, Taurus Concepts, LLC may release your Business Information in the unlikely event Taurus Concepts, LLC deems release necessary to comply with the law, or to legally protect Taurus Concepts, LLC, its customers or partners, or as Taurus Concepts, LLC determines to be reasonably necessary to protect the property, safety, or rights of others.

Business Transfers

In the event that all or a portion of Taurus Concepts, LLC, or substantially all the assets of Taurus Concepts, LLC, is sold or offered for sale to another business entity, Business Information collected from the Websites may be among the assets transferred to such business entity in connection with such a transaction or potential transaction.

Communications from Taurus Concepts, LLC and Opting Out

Some of Taurus Concepts, LLC' Website interfaces provide you with an opportunity to indicate whether you wish to receive communications from Taurus Concepts, LLC beyond those necessary to respond to your inquiry or request at the time that you submit Business Information to Taurus Concepts, LLC. In addition, you have the option at any time of opting out of further communications from Taurus Concepts, LLC by sending a message to or by following the specific opt-out instructions provided on communications from Taurus Concepts, LLC.

Accessing and Deleting Your Personal Information

If at any time you wish to access your information in order to update, modify or delete it, please contact Taurus Concepts, LLC at the address or phone number listed below. As soon as reasonably possible upon receipt of your request, Taurus Concepts, LLC will modify your Business Information or comply with your request. If you request that Taurus Concepts, LLC delete your Business Information, Taurus Concepts, LLC may make the information unavailable for use rather than fully deleting it from its systems. Please also note that Taurus Concepts, LLC may not be able to provide you with certain products and/or services once you are removed from Taurus Concepts, LLC' contact lists.

Taurus Concepts, LLC USA, Inc.
12 Debrosses Street
New York, NY 10013
Attn: Privacy Officer
Phone: 1-917-791-1005


Taurus Concepts, LLC treats your information as an asset that must be protected against loss and unauthorized access. We employ information security techniques to appropriately protect confidential information from unauthorized access by users inside and outside Taurus Concepts, LLC.

Controlled Access

Taurus Concepts, LLC restricts access to its data center and server rooms to authorized personnel. Taurus Concepts, LLC limits access to Business Information to those employees, agents or contractors that have a legitimate business need to access such information. Taurus Concepts, LLC employees are trained on Taurus Concepts, LLC' privacy and security procedures. Only authorized Taurus Concepts, LLC employees, agents or independent contractors are permitted to access your Business Information, and all such employees, agents or independent contractors must agree in writing to abide by Taurus Concepts, LLC' Privacy Policy. Employees who violate Taurus Concepts, LLC' Privacy Policy are subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.

Technology Safeguards

Taurus Concepts, LLC and its supporting systems, which are currently located in the United States, employ industry standard practices to safeguard Business Information and other information, including firewall security, intrusion analysis, encryption technology and security audits.
Unauthorized Access

As outlined above, Taurus Concepts, LLC will adopt reasonable measures necessary to protect the security of Business Information. However, Taurus Concepts, LLC is not responsible for unauthorized access to such information by hackers or others who have obtained such access through illegal measures.

Linked Internet Sites

Taurus Concepts, LLC may provide links to external sites as a convenience to visitors to the Websites. The inclusion of any link does not imply Taurus Concepts, LLC' endorsement of such external website or the products and services offered at such site. Taurus Concepts, LLC is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. Please note that if you link to a third party site from the Websites, any information you reveal on that site is not subject to this Privacy Policy. Therefore, you should consult the privacy policy of each site that you visit.

Consent to Transfer

Users located outside the United States who submit Business Information to Taurus Concepts, LLC via the Websites should be aware that the information they submit will be transferred to Taurus Concepts, LLC servers within the United States. Your submission of Business Information to us constitutes your consent to this transfer. Although Taurus Concepts, LLC will collect and use your Business Information only as stated in this Privacy Policy, laws generally applicable to the protection of personal data in the United States may not be as stringent as those in some users' home jurisdictions.

Children under the Age of Thirteen

Taurus Concepts, LLC' products and services are not designed to appeal to children under the age of 13. As such, the Websites are not directed at children under the age of 13 nor do we knowingly collect or maintain information from children under the age of 13 on the Websites.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

Taurus Concepts, LLC may change this Privacy Policy at any time by posting revisions to any of the Websites. Your use of any of the Websites constitutes acceptance of the provisions of this Privacy Policy and your continued usage after such changes are posted constitutes acceptance of each revised Privacy Policy. Prior to making any decision that would result in Taurus Concepts, LLC using your information in a manner materially different from that stated at the time it was collected, Taurus Concepts, LLC will notify users and users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner.

Updated September 2009


  • Taurus Concepts is active in these sectors:
    • Manufacturing
    • Health care
    • Financial services
    • Retail
    • Food & beverage
    • Mining
  • Obstacles to improvements are:
    • Labor pool issues (poor quality of employees, staff shortage or surplus)
    • Low morale
    • High staff turnover
    • Ineffective internal communication
    • Complex legislation and regulation
  • Misalignment of staff performance and bonus metrics with corporate goals/objectives results in unfair compensation and lower productivity.
  • Senior management's inability to implement change results in lower productivity.
  • Managers, on average, spend only 11% of their time increasing productivity through active leadership.
  • Managers are buried under reports they don't use to manage.

    Only 60% of the reports are used to manage.
  • On average, managers spend 35% of their time on paper work.

    For these tasks, 25% of a manager's time is preferred.
  • Most managers believe they can increase productivity 13.8%.

    However, the actual average increase tends to be 9.8%.
  • The biggest challenge a company can face is that of a culture change.
  • On average, 70% of companies is willing to improve productivity.
  • These 4 factors are pivotal in achieving organization-wide improvements in processes and controls:
    • Management
    • Workforce
    • Communications
    • Training
  • Cost reductions can be seized through:
    • Business process streamlining
    • Effective management control systems
    • Extensive training
  • The Taurus Concepts approach results in:
    • Increased productivity
    • Proactive staff behavior
    • Strong competitive positioning
    • Involvement of company's employees
  • Supervisory competence is a key factor in improving productivity.
  • On average, managers receive only 6 days of training per year.
  • These 3 factors need to be in place to achieve organizational effectiveness & quality, and minimize waste:
    • Effective supervision
    • Workforce comprehension and support of processes
    • Transparent communication
  • During the past few years, workforce productivity has dropped to an average of 2 productive/3 unproductive days per week.

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