MAY 12, 2011 − WPWebHost, a hosting company acquired by Exabytes Network Pvt. Ltd on 2008 has recently been awarded TRUSTe Privacy Seal effective from 5th May 2011 by TRUSTe , a company which operates the world’s largest privacy seal program, certifying more than 3,500 websites including Facebook, Microsoft, Apple Inc., eBay and many more.
WPWebHost, a key industry player in the niche market of WordPress hosting had been keen to obtain the Privacy Seal by TRUSTe to ensure a peace of mind among its customers when providing personal information for online purchases as well as greater confidence regarding the handling of consumer data by WPWebHost. “Not only do we want to assure our customers the best privacy practices at WPWebHost, we are fully aware that privacy and data security practices keep evolving nowadays. With the award of TRUSTe Privacy Seal, we are confident to constantly keep up with the evolving regulatory standards of online privacy,” Luis Ku, the manager of WPWebHost was quoted as saying.
TRUSTe earlier introduced the concept of ‘Truth in Privacy’, which incorporated the privacy values of transparency, choice and accountability. According to its CEO Chris Babel, thousands of companies rely on TRUSTe’s leading privacy trustmark to enhance consumer trust, drive increased registrations and transactions, and comply with complex privacy requirements. Consumers know that when they see the TRUSTe seal they can “Click with Confidence” because the certified website is responsible with their personal information. TRUSTe has certified more than 40 percent of the top fifty websites including Facebook, Yahoo, Microsoft, eBay, AOL, Adobe, AT&T, Comcast, Disney, Weather.com, Apple, LinkedIn, Web MD, and Yelp.
“At WPWebHost, we understand customer concerns more than anything else. We greatly welcome the recent award of TRUSTe Privacy Seal in line with our constant effort to increase customer satisfaction,” according to Luis.