modified: August 6th, 2009
(hereinafter bestSearch.com) values the privacy of our
visitors/customers and takes every known precaution to safe guard the
information we collect from unauthorized use. The following is a detailed
this policy does not apply to those third-party sites that you may visit by
selecting a hypertext link on one of our pages or within our search results.
You will need to consult those web sites’ privacy policies in order to
determine how your privacy is protected.
us through our email firstname.lastname@example.org
or write to us at
E Touhy Ave
Plaines, IL 60018
WHAT INFORMATION DO
believes it is important for you to know what types of information we collect
when you use our site or sign up for one of our related services. We gather
information about you when you visit our pages or the pages of certain partners
and when you register for any of our services. We automatically record the
name of the domain, the IP address (a number that is automatically assigned to
your computer when you are using the Internet) from which you access our
website; the type of browser and operating system used to access our site; the
date and time you access our site; the Internet address of the website from
which you linked directly to our site; and the pages you visit. Additionally,
technologies to keep track of your interactions with our sites and services to
offer a personalized experience.
cookie is a text file that is placed on your computer by a Web page server.
Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in
the domain that issued the cookie to you. Our cookies record your personal
preferences that you have submitted to our site at an earlier time. When you
register for any of our services we ask you to provide personal information
such as your email address, name, home or work address, telephone number, and
account password. We may also collection demographic information, such
as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites. The
information we collect may be combined with information obtained from other
companies. Each time you sign into bestSearch.com after registering for
a particular service, you will no longer be an anonymous visitor.
WHY DO WE COLLECT
use this information in order to serve the needs of our customers. We use the
information we collect to personalize the advertising and content you see on
our pages. We also use your information to process your requests to improve
our customer service, to contact you, to conduct internal investigations, and
to supply anonymous statistics for internal and external clients. One of the
primary functions of using cookies is to save you time when visiting our site.
For example, if you customize bestSearch.com‘s pages, or register for
any of our services, a cookie enables us to summon up your specific information
on subsequent visits. When you return to our web site, the information you
previously submitted can be recalled, so you can more conveniently use the
features/services you customized.
COLLECTION AND USE OF
CHILDREN’S PERSONAL INFORMATION
sites and services are intended for general audiences and do not knowingly
collect any personal information from children. When bestSearch.com site does
collect age information, and users identify themselves as under 13, the site attempts
to block such users from providing personal information.
HOW IS YOUR
use the latest in encryption technology, including 128 bit SSL encryption to
ensure that any sensitive information that is sent by you to us via the
Internet is protected from unauthorized interception. We employ the latest in
firewall protection to prevent unauthorized access into our information storage
areas. We maintain a rigorous hiring process to screen out potential employees
with criminal backgrounds. All employees that we do hire have to sign a
confidentiality agreement that forbids them from disclosing any information to
which the employee has access, to other individuals or entities. We also have
back up servers and power supplies to guard against power outages and other
natural occurrences that could pose a threat to the integrity of your personal
information. Passwords are required in order for you to gain access to your
account. When an employee is terminated or is no longer with the company, we
change the access codes that the employee used to access any customer
WHO HAS ACCESS TO MY
do not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or
nonaffiliated companies except under the following circumstances:
in our technical department may have access to your information in order to
conduct routine checks on the integrity of our system and in order to perform
necessary maintenance work. Customer service representatives may also have
access to your information in order to better serve you.
judicial requests by a duly authorized court will require us to divulge certain
information regarding you should that situation arise. We may also share your
information if we believe it is necessary in order to investigate, prevent, or
take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving
potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our terms
of use, or as otherwise required by law. Finally, should our company ever be
bought or sold, your account information would then become the property of the
may share the statistical information we gather from our web site visitors,
such as how many unique IP addresses visit our site, with advertising partners
or other third parties.
CAN I CORRECT OR
REMOVE INFORMATION FROM YOUR SITE?
always have the option to make sure the information we have collected from you
is indeed correct. You also have the option of removing any information from
our database that you wish to keep private. However, please note that removing
certain information such as your email address, contact information, and the
like may greatly hinder our ability to effectively provide the service you have
requested. We recommend, that you contact us first to discuss which
information you may remove without interrupting the quality of service we
intend to provide for you. Our email address is email@example.com
CAN I OPT OUT OF
HAVING CERTAIN INFORMATION COLLECTED?
have the option of disabling your computer’s ability to accept or transmit
cookies. This will prevent us from gathering certain non-personally
identifiable information from you. You also have the option of removing
yourself from any email distribution list that you may have signed up for.
NOTICE OF CHANGES TO
changes do occur, we will publish the changes to our web site and post a notice
take reasonable steps to contact you personally to let you know of the new
changes. Should the company be bought or sold to someone else, we will take
reasonable steps to notify you personally. You will then be given the option
to keep your account open or to terminate.
welcomes your comments regarding this privacy statement. If you have questions
about this statement or believe that we have not adhered to it, please contact
us by using our email address firstname.lastname@example.org.
999 E Touhy Ave, Des
Plains, IL 60018 USA