This Privacy Statement was last updated on July 11, 2011.
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Privacy Information for socialbusinessindex.com
Dachis Group, (and referred to as 'Socialbusinessindex.com' 'we' 'us' 'our'), operator of this Website, recognizes the confidentiality of information that may be disclosed by members in registering or making purchases from our Website and we are committed to protecting your privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this Website.
The specifics of our use of personal information are best described in the answers to the following Frequently Asked Questions:
What information do we collect?
We collect information on businesses and business professionals. We collect identifiable business information from website visitors when they decide to contribute information to the site, register for an account, or purchase a product or service online. We also collect information offline from business owners and principals, third-party data providers, and from public records such as business registrations. The business information that we collect includes the following:
Company and business professional contact information, including name, title, address, phone number, fax number and e-mail address;
Detailed company profiles and statistics, including number of employees;
Company operational histories, including territories, subsidiaries, affiliates, brands and lines of business;
We also collect information about website visitors indirectly through standard web logs, such as IP addresses, browser types (e.g. Internet Explorer), areas of the website that are visited and the website from which a visitor came. We routinely use this web log information in the aggregate in order to administer and improve our website. While some of this data may be traceable to an individual, we only seek to identify individuals whom we believe are using our website for improper purposes.
As a member of socialbusinessindex.com, you can also chose to share further information about yourself and/or your company. The type and quantity of profile information you share in this way is entirely your choice.
How do we use and share information?
We use the information that we collect to offer customers a variety of business information products and services for analyzing and improving your company's social business presence. We also license the information to third party businesses for marketing purposes.
We share information with third party service providers, such as business information services. We contractually require that these recipients only use the information for the intended purpose of the disclosure. When necessary or appropriate, we may disclose information in response to a court order, subpoena, law enforcement proceeding, regulatory inquiry or when otherwise legally required. We may also disclose information as required or appropriate in order to protect our website, business operations or legal rights, or in connection with a sale or merger involving socialbusinessindex.com assets or businesses.
Will you disclose any of my personal information to third parties?
We will not disclose your personal information provided in connection with membership registration or participation, except as described in this Privacy Statement or as may be required by law, or to protect our rights or property.
Under protection of confidentiality agreements, we use third party processors in some cases to help us provide services and manage our Websites and relationships with you. Third-party processors and providers will be given access only to that information needed to perform their support functions, and are prohibited from using it for other purposes.
Do you use "IP Addresses" and cookies?
We do use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our Website. Your IP address is also used to gather broad demographic information such as geographic distribution of our members and may be used to "geolocate" our members to allow us to provide services appropriate to your place of residence.
Here is how to contact us with questions about our privacy statement and practices or your activities on socialbusinessindex.com.
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
By mail: Social Business Index
c/o Dachis Group
515 Congress Avenue, Suite 2420
Austin, TX 78701