Privacy Policy

Who We Are

At Western Bridges, we’re dedicated to connecting businesses across the globe. Our digital platform can be found at http://westernbridges.com, serving as your comprehensive guide to bridging Eastern and Western markets.


We value your insights and encourage you to leave comments. To enhance the discussion, we collect the data shown in the comments form, your IP address, and browser user agent string, which aids in spam detection.

For those using Gravatar, an anonymized string from your email address may be provided to the service to verify usage. The Gravatar service’s privacy policy is available here. Once your comment is approved, your profile picture becomes public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to our website, please avoid images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) as other visitors can extract this data.


If you comment on our site, you can opt-in to save your name, email, and website in cookies, which spares you from re-entering this information in the future. These cookies last one year.

Our site will also set a temporary cookie to check if your browser accepts cookies when you visit our login page. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When logging in, we set cookies to save your login information and screen display choices, which last for two days to a year, depending on your choices. If you log out, these cookies will be removed.

Embedded Content from Other Websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content. Such content from other websites behaves exactly as if you visited the website directly. These sites may collect data about you, use cookies, and embed additional third-party tracking.

Who We Share Your Data With

Should you reset your password, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How Long We Retain Your Data

Comments and their metadata are retained indefinitely to recognize and approve follow-up comments. For registered users, we also store the personal information provided in their profile. All users can manage their personal information at any time, although usernames cannot be changed.

Your Rights Over Your Data

If you have an account or have left comments, you can request an export of your personal data, including any data you’ve provided to us. You may also request the deletion of your personal data, which does not include data we’re obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where Your Data Is Sent

Visitor comments may be screened by an automated spam detection service.