China Trade Monitor LLC publishes news and informational content online at While we strive to minimize any data we collect from users, the hosting company we use and a couple of the services we rely on do collect data.

Your use of China Trade Monitor shall indicate your understanding and acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with all of the terms herein, you should not use the site. This Privacy Policy is subject to change. Any such changes will be posted on this page to keep you informed about our practices, including by revision date.

Note that the Site contains links to other websites. China Trade Monitor LLC is not responsible for the content or privacy policies of other websites to which it links. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected on

Information we gather and track

China Trade Monitor LLC collects certain information from you or your subscribing organization that you provide when you purchase a subscription, such as your name, email address, or IP address.

The site is hosted by Ghost, which collects data through the use of “cookies” or other codes used to identify a computer and/or a computer user.

Payments are made through Stripe, which requests, and can store, your payment information.

And we use Google Analytics to monitor usage in order to improve our service.

You may also opt in to our Mailchimp mailing list by providing your name and email address in order to receive email alerts from us.

Disclosure to EU Residents

We use servers and databases provided by Ghost. Their web page entitled "How does Ghost comply with GDPR?" is here.


All questions, inquiries, or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy should be directed to: Simon Lester, by e‐mail at support [at]