This policy is intended to help
you understand how freeclassifieds.com, its subsidiaries and affiliates
(“freeclassifieds.com,” we,” or “us”) collect, use and safeguard the
information you provide on our websites.
What we collect
We aggregate both anonymous and personal data. What we collect
depends on what you do when you use our websites and on what personal
information you elect to give us.
We collect anonymous data when
you visit our websites, including your internet address, the time of your visit
and the pages that you view. We use this information to monitor and improve
the performance of our websites so that we can continue to effectively and
reliably provide useful services for our visitors and our company.
If you wish, you can provide us
with personal information about yourself by using the contact forms and email
addresses on this site. This information includes your name, business name,
mailing address, email address and phone number. We only collect this
information directly from you and only when you elect to provide it. If you
accept the opportunity to be contacted by us, either by personal email,
telephone, mail or email newsletter, you can revoke that acceptance at any time
by contacting us at the contact points specified below.
Depending upon which of our
services you are utilizing, the types of non-public personal information that
we may collect include:
Name, postal address, email address, and telephone number, birth date, shipping
address and credit card information;
Information we receive from you on applications, forms and in other
communications to us, whether in writing, in person, by telephone or by any
Information about your transactions with us or others;
Information from your transactions with us;
· Information we
receive from your computer when you visit our website that is unique to
e-commerce transactions. It may include the website you visited before ours,
your operating system and statistical information on Web traffic and usage
· Information we
receive from you pertaining to content, remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics,
reviews or comments, advertisements or listings for products and/or services,
or other information communicated to freeclassifieds.com through this website
(“Submissions”) that you have experienced.
information we gather through our online forms or information that you
otherwise provide to us for purposes of conducting business may be released to
our business partners. We may sell client personal information, and may
provide client personal information to persons or organizations outside
freeclassifieds.com that are doing business on freeclassifieds.com’s behalf for
their own marketing purposes. Any personal or anonymous data may be used by
freeclassifieds.com for any purpose.
We may store information that we collect
through cookies, log files, and/or clear gifs to create a profile of our
users. A profile is stored information that we keep on individual users that
details their viewing preferences. Consequently, collected information is tied
to the user’s personally identifiable information to provide offers and improve
the content of the site for the user. This profile is used to tailor a user’s
visit to our websites, and to direct pertinent information to them. Your
profile with other third parties.
What we share
freeclassifieds.com may share aggregate and personally
identifiable information pertaining to your profile and Submissions that you
have provided to us. Information pertaining to the Submissions may be sold,
leased, or otherwise provided to our business partners.
We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by
law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform
to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on
freeclassifieds.com or its websites; (b) protect and defend the rights or
property of freeclassifieds.com; or (c) act to protect the personal safety of
the employees of freeclassifieds.com and other users of the websites.
Use of Personal Data
Personal information provided by users may be used for marketing
and informational purposes by freeclassifieds.com, its subsidiaries and
affiliates, and its business partners. freeclassifieds.com may rent, sell or
otherwise distribute to its business partners, your personal information
entered on this site. While we use all reasonable efforts to safeguard the
confidentiality of your information, freeclassifieds.com will have no liability
for disclosure of any information obtained due to errors in transmission or the
unauthorized acts of third parties.
We believe that protecting the privacy of children is very
important. Our websites are not designed to attract individuals under the age
of 13. Use of our websites is restricted to those over the age of 13. In
accordance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), we do not
collect or store any personal information, even in aggregate, about children
under the age of 13. If we discover we have received any information from a
child under the age of 13 in violation of this policy, we will delete that
information immediately. If you believe that freeclassifieds.com has any
information from or about anyone under the age of 13, please contact us at the
contact points specified below.
As of January 1, 2005, California law permits users that reside in
California to request certain information regarding the disclosure of personal
information collected by freeclassifieds.com to third parties for marketing
Our websites may contain links to various other websites.
freeclassifieds.com assumes no responsibility for the content or practices of
websites linked through our websites and such linking should not suggest or
imply any affiliation or endorsement by freeclassifieds.com of the linked
website. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to
read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally
identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information
collected by our websites.
Our users are given the opportunity to ‘opt-out’ of having their
information used for marketing and information communications. Users can
change or opt-out on how they are contacted at any time by writing to the
contact points specified below.
freeclassifieds.com goes through a business transition, such as a merger,
acquisition, or sales of a portion of its assets, your personal information
will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred. You will be
notified via prominent notice on our website for 30 days prior to a change of
ownership or control of your personal information. If, as a result of the
business transition, your personally identifiable information will be used in a
manner different from that stated at the time of collection, you will be given
choice consistent with the one outlined in “Revisions to this Policy” (below).
We follow industry standards and practices to safeguard all of the
information, anonymous and personal, that we collect. If users have any questions about the security at our websites, users can
contact us at the contact points specified below.
Revisions to this Policy
freeclassifieds.com reserves the right to periodically revise this
policy. Please check this page periodically for changes. The document
revision date displayed below will indicate when this policy was last revised.
privacy statement, and other places we deem appropriate so our users are always
aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances,
if any, we disclose it. We will use information in accordance with the privacy
policy under which the information was collected.
we are planning to use your personally identifiable information in a manner
different from that stated at the time of collection, we will notify you via
email. You will have a choice as to whether or not you allow us to continue to
use and maintain your information under our new policy. Of course, if you have
opted out of all communication with us or deleted/deactivated your account, you
will not be contacted and your personal information will not be used or
maintained under the new policy.
Questions about this privacy
policy should be directed to :
matters. For all other inquiries, refer to the Contact Us section of our home
This document was last revised on 11/05/2010.