Business Directory US ("Business Directory US") operates businessdirectory-us.com and may operate other websites. It is Business Directory US's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Business Directory US collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Business Directory US's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Business Directory US's visitors use its website. From time to time, Business Directory US may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Business Directory US also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on businessdirectory-us.com blogs/sites. Business Directory US only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Business Directory US's websites choose to interact with Business Directory US in ways that require Business Directory US to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Business Directory US gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at businessdirectory-us.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Business Directory US are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Business Directory US collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with Business Directory US. Business Directory US does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Business Directory US may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Business Directory US may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Business Directory US does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Business Directory US discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Business Directory US's behalf or to provide services available at Business Directory US's websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Business Directory US's websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Business Directory US will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Business Directory US discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Business Directory US believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Business Directory US, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Business Directory US website and have supplied your email address, Business Directory US may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with Business Directory US and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Business Directory US takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Business Directory US, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Business Directory US goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Business Directory US may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.