Protecting the privacy of our members and providing a safe and friendly internet experience for everyone that visits our site is of the utmost importance to us.
Use of Information Collected by gobbiz.com
gobbiz.com collects user input information such as name, email address, and age to authenticate users and to send notifications to those users relating to the gobbiz.com service. gobbiz.com also collects other profile data including but not limited to: gender, age, education and occupation in order to assist users in finding and communicating with each other.
gobbiz.com also logs non-personally-identifiable information including IP address, profile information, aggregate user data, and browser type, from users and visitors to the site This data is used to manage the website, track usage and improve the website services. This non-personally-identifiable information may be shared with third-parties to provide more relevant services and advertisements to members. User IP addresses are recorded for security and monitoring purposes
gobbiz Member Profile information including members' pictures, business names and usernames/gobbiz names are displayed to people in order to facilitate user interaction in the gobbiz.com network. Email addresses are used for the purposes of inviting new friends to join gobbiz.com, to add users to members' My Network' networks, and to send inquiries and notifications related to the service. With the exception of inviting friends, adding friends, and notifications, a user's email address is not shared or displayed to people within a user's personal network Users within a personal network communicate on gobbiz.com with each other through the gobbiz.com service, without disclosing their email addresses unless they provide it in their profile under the Contact section. Users' full names are never directly revealed to other members by gobbiz.com unless the member chooses to publish it on their gobbiz page. To facilitate searching and finding members and acquaintances on the service, gobbiz.com allows users to search for members using first and last name, email address, gobbiz name, business name, and keywords/tags.
We may also use a user's email address to send updates, a newsletter or news regarding the service. Users may choose not to receive email of this type by logging into their account and clicking on the Account Settings button, and choosing the Remove Me from the Email List option.
Periodically, gobbiz.com or a partner, may sponsor a promotion, sweepstake or contest on gobbiz.com. Users may be asked to provide personal information including name, email address or home address or to answer questions in order to participate. We may transfer personal information to certain ad partners that you have explicitly requested to receive information from. It will be clear at the point of collection who is collecting the personal information and whose privacy statement will apply.
Information You Post
Please be aware that whenever you post content on your gobbiz page, that information can be accessed by the public and can in turn be used by those people to send you unsolicited communications.
Correcting/Updating or Removing Information
gobbiz members may remove or modify their personal information at any time by logging into their account and go to My Profile page or going to Account Settings.
Members who no longer wish to receive updates or notifications may choose not to by selecting the "opt out" feature from the 'Account Settings' page. Users who do not wish to receive gobbiz.com newsletters may choose not to by selecting doing the same. All notification emails and gobbiz.com newsletters also include the above instructions for opting-out of those communications in the future.
Communications to Non-members
gobbiz members can invite friends to join the gobbiz by sending invitation emails via our automated invitation system. gobbiz.com stores the email addresses that members provide so that the respondents may be added to the My Network list of the member sending the invitations, and also to send reminders of the invitations gobbiz.com does not sell these email addresses or use them to send any other communication besides invitations, invitation reminders (up to three (3) per email address). Recipients of invitations from gobbiz.com may contact gobbiz.com to request the removal of their information from our database.
Third Party Advertising
gobbiz.com member accounts are secured by member-created passwords. gobbiz.com takes precautions to insure that member account information is kept private. We use reasonable measures to protect member information that is stored within our database, and we restrict access to member information to those employees who need access to perform their job functions, such as our customer service personnel and technical staff. Please note that we cannot guarantee the security of member account information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of member information at any time. For any additional information about the security measures we use on gobbiz.com, please contact us a firstname.lastname@example.org.
Furthermore, members are not permitted to share passwords. Please be advised that you are liable for any content that is posted on your page so allowing others to access and modify content on your gobbiz page can result in action against you by affected parties including gobbiz.com.
Sharing and Disclosure of Information gobbiz.com Collects
Contacting the Web Site
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, please contact us at: email@example.com