Terms of Service

Fish Trax™ Marketplace provides a service that links consumers, retailers, dealers and fishermen in the seafood marketplace for the purpose of enhancing the marketability of seafood. Although the terms “trace” and “traceability” are used to describe the Fish Trax™ Marketplace capability, it may or may not fulfill all the elements some consider essential in establishing traceability of seafood throughout the supply chain. Fish Trax™ acknowledges this and represents this to its customers. Our service is a web-based service based on information provided by our customer base. We make no claims as to the accuracy of the date provided by our users.

Fish Trax™ offers a number of free and for-fee services, as described when registering. We offer customer support through email on a work-day basis, Monday through Friday (holidays excluded), 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Pacific Time.

Fish Trax™ is committed to building a community of trust among all of the links of the seafood value chain—from fisherman to dealer to retailer to consumer. As a registered retailer or dealer of Fish Trax™ Marketplace, you agree to represent your company and catch information honestly and accurately. Companies or individuals found violating this rule may have their accounts disabled or their service canceled.

Furthermore, you agree to represent all information you supply on this site in a professional manner. This means that you will not defame or disparage other companies or products, will not use profane or offensive language, and will not post inappropriate pictures. This site is for the purpose of marketing seafood, and therefore use of the site to advocate for particular political viewpoints is considered inappropriate.

All registered users are subject to a verification review by Fish Trax™. Furthermore, from time to time Fish Trax™ may audit public-facing content to affirm compliance with Fish Trax™ terms of service. You agree to such audits being performed.

All title, including but not limited to copyrights, in and to the Fish Trax™ Marketplace are owned by Fish Trax™ Systems, Inc. All title and intellectual property rights in and to the content which may be accessed through use of the Fish Trax™ Marketplace is the property of the respective content owner and may be protected by applicable copyright or other intellectual property laws and treaties. This EULA grants you no rights to use such content. All rights not expressly granted are reserved by Fish Trax™ Systems, Inc.

Fish Trax™ expressly disclaims any warranty for the Fish Trax™ Marketplace. Fish Trax™ Marketplace is provided ‘As Is’ without any express or implied warranty of any kind, including but not limited to any warranties of merchantability, noninfringement, or fitness of a particular purpose. Fish Trax™ does not warrant or assume responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of any information, text, graphics, links or other items contained within Fish Trax™ Marketplace. Fish Trax™ makes no warranties respecting any harm that may be caused by the transmission of a computer virus, worm, time bomb, logic bomb, or other such computer program. Fish Trax™ further expressly disclaims any warranty or representation to Authorized Users or to any third party.

In no event shall Fish Trax™ be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, lost profits, business interruption, or lost information) rising out of ‘Authorized Users’ use of or inability to use Fish Trax™ Marketplace even if Fish Trax™ has been advised of the possibility of such damages. In no event will Fish Trax™ be liable for loss of data or for indirect, special, incidental, consequential (including lost profit), or other damages based in contract, tort or otherwise. Fish Trax™ shall have no liability with respect to the content of the Fish Trax™ Marketplace or any part thereof, including but not limited to errors or omissions contained therein, libel, infringements of rights of publicity, privacy, trademark rights, business interruption, personal injury, loss of privacy, moral rights or the disclosure of confidential information.

Intellectual property such as photographs and logos may be subject to U.S. Copyright law. You agree to abide by any and all laws for display of content. This means that if you do not own the content, you will have obtained permission to post the information. Furthermore, you agree that you have obtained permission from captains and vessel owners for any photos you post. Obtaining any and all permissions for posting photos is your responsibility.

Disputes between vendors will be handled through attempts by Fish Trax™ to remedy. Failure to reach an accommodation will then be transferred to independent arbitration in accordance with the laws in the state of Oregon.

Fish Trax™ Marketplace is owned by Fish Trax™ Systems, Inc. and Fish Trax™ Systems the right to refuse service to anyone. Accounts not current in payment are subject to termination. This may be invoked by a warning to remedy any noncompliance or outright termination of service. What Fish Trax™ does is our decision. Our financial liability extends only to the amount paid for the Fish Trax™ Marketplace service.

Fish Trax™ reserves the right to change its fees at any time, although services purchased will be provided for the period paid.

Billing Policy

Fish Trax™ Marketplace is a pay for fee service, subject to the rates quoted to you when you signed up for the service. Accounts are required to be current to remain active. Accounts that are not paid in full are subject to being set to inactive. An inactive account does not have fish catch data displayed on the Find Your Fish page, is not listed in the Business Locator , and is not accessible to retailers. An inactive account may also have extra services disabled such as the analytics services. Holders of inactive accounts will be able to login to their account and update their credit card information. They will also be able to view past trip data.

Data Use and Privacy

Your privacy is very important to us. Our data use policy is designed to ensure that the data you provide to Fish Trax™ for use in the Fish Trax™ Marketplace is used as it is intended, and in accordance with this policy.

Information we receive and how we use it

We will receive from you contact information, web links, photos, biographical and descriptive information of the dealers, captains, vessels, and fish catch data. This data will be used to support the seafood trace and marketing as described in Fish Trax™ Marketplace promotional material.

Fish Trax™ Marketplace may use your photos and text materials in a number of different ways, including publicly displaying them and incorporating them into promotional material.

Sharing your data
  1. We will not sell your data or provide data identified as yours to others without your consent.
  2. We will display your fish catch data as a grid box 10 miles square with the data location modified so that its exact location is not known, but is assured to be somewhere inside the box.
  3. We may independently report fish catch statistics including your fish catch data, but only when it is aggregated with other data, and we will respect the “rule of three”, meaning that fish catches occurring in a common region will be shared in aggregate
  4. We will hold fish catch data for at least one year after a user has left the program.
  5. You may download any of your fish catch data to your computer using a csv download feature.

Fish Trax™ Marketplace Trademark and Content Policy

Fish Trax™ grants the use of its logo to retailers and dealers possessing an active account in Fish Trax™ Marketplace, subject to the following conditions. If you would like to make any use of our marks that is not covered by this document, you must contact us at Fish Trax and include a visual mockup of intended use.

Fish Trax™’s marks include, but are not limited to, the Fish Trax™ name, logo, Fish Trax™ Marketplace name, and any word, phrase, image, or other designation that identifies the source or origin of any of Fish Trax™’s products. Logos are an integral part of QR codes, and may not be removed from any QR code on which the logo is placed.

Do not modify or alter the marks or use them in a confusing way, including suggesting sponsorship or endorsement by Fish Trax™, or in a way that confuses Fish Trax™ with another brand.

You may use our official, unmodified Fish Trax™ or Fish Trax™ Marketplace logos to represent our brand.

Fish Trax Marketplace Logo