BizBrag Privacy Policy

BizBrag ("BizBrag") respects your privacy and this privacy policy ("Privacy Policy") is designed to assist you in understanding the collection, use, and safeguarding of information you may provide to BizBrag, as well as ways to review and revise the information you provide. This Privacy Policy applies to information submitted via the web sites of BizBrag and its affiliated sites and online properties (collectively, the " BizBrag Network" (i.e BizFolios") and BizFolios") as well as information submitted to BizBrag through telephone and other traditional communications.


1. Your Privacy Rights.

Under the laws of some jurisdictions, you may be entitled to request disclosure regarding how BizBrag shares personal information with third parties for direct marketing purposes ("Information-Sharing Disclosure"). To the extent required by applicable law, BizBrag shall provide the Information-Sharing Disclosure to its end users upon rightful request made in writing or by electronic mail to the following address: BizBrag 1407 Charmuth Road, Lutherville, Maryland 21093 or [email protected].

2. Types of Information Collected.

In order to better serve your online content needs and provide you with attentive and consistent customer service, BizBrag may collect several types of information, including personal, business, ideas, intellectual property and non-personal information as described below. The information BizBrag collects depends on how you choose to use the BizBrag Network. "Non- Personally Identifiable Information Collected. The BizBrag Network automatically tracks and collects certain information about your visit that does not generally identify you individually. Similar to other commercial web sites, the BizBrag Network uses standard web measurement and tracking technologies like "cookies," (see explanation below, "Cookies"), web server logs, or other statistics programs, which keep records of traffic on the BizBrag Network. This data is generally anonymous information that does not personally identify you, e.g., "clickstream data," such as the domain name of the site providing you with Internet access, the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your browser type and version, type of operating system and platform you use, the average user session length, the number of hits and pages viewed, top search engines and keywords, access times and other relevant statistics. BizBrag and/or its web service provider use this information in the aggregate to measure the use of the BizBrag Network and to administer the BizBrag Network. We also use this information to improve your online experience. "Cookies" are small pieces of information that a web site transfers to a visitor's hard drive. Your World Wide Web browser may have an option that allows you to accept cookies, reject cookies, or receive notification when a cookie is sent, but you should note that the use of restrictive browser settings may limit the functionality available to your browser when using the BizBrag Network. Any cookies and other Internet traffic tracking technologies utilized in connection with the BizBrag Network are not designed to gather any personal, business, ideas, and intellectual property identifiable information. In addition, the BizBrag Network may utilize use web beacons (also known as "action tags" or "one pixel .gif files"), provided by our advertising serving partner, to measure the effectiveness of, and otherwise manage, our online advertising. These web beacons enable our advertising server to recognize a browser's cookie when a browser visits the BizBrag Network and to learn which banner ads bring users to the BizBrag Network. Any information collected using these web beacons or action tags is not personal, business, ideas, and intellectual property identifiable and unless otherwise notified, our advertising server does not link online actions to an identifiable person. "Personal, business, ideas, and intellectual property Identifiable Information Collected. Personal, business, ideas, and intellectual property identifiable information about you is not collected unless you specifically provide it to BizBrag. For example, when you submit your email address for communication purposes or offer your contact information with the intention of being a content contributor, you will be asked to provide certain personal, business, ideas, and intellectual property identifiable information. The personal, business, ideas, and intellectual property information we collect about you through such sources will vary, depending on the nature of the transaction and the information required to fulfill your request for our services, but may include, without limitation, first and last name, home and email addresses, home and business telephone numbers, facsimile number, and/or other identifying information that permits BizBrag to contact you.

3. Use of Information Collected.

BizBrag uses personal, business, ideas, and intellectual property identifiable information to customize and personalize content displayed on the BizBrag Network and to send to its visitors newsletters, emails, features, and other material, or otherwise for the purposes for which it is submitted, including to complete transactions and fulfill services you have requested, as well as for reference in the event that we need to contact you when processing your requested transaction. Further, your personal, business, ideas, and intellectual property identifiable information, including any email submissions and their content, may be used in connection with customer-relations correspondence and may be retained for use in evaluating and improving our customer-relations and assistance programs. We may share personal, business, ideas, and intellectual property identifiable information you submit with our affiliates, as well as with unaffiliated third parties who perform services for BizBrag or who otherwise are involved in the fulfillment of your service request (e.g., information systems maintenance and development providers, data archiving, end user communication and similar services). BizBrag also may use this information to identify and develop products and services that may be of interest to you and/or share this information with certain third parties for direct marketing purposes with respect to special offers, products, services, programs, promotions, surveys, publications, invitations or other opportunities that may be of interest to you (for more information regarding such practices, see Section 1 "Your Privacy Rights," above). Authorized parties with whom we may share your information are subject to terms similar in intent and purpose to those in this Privacy Policy. We do not sell individual customer/end user names or other personal, business, ideas, and intellectual property identifiable information to third parties and have no intention of doing so in the future. Except as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy, BizBrag does not disclose or release your personal, business, ideas, and intellectual property identifiable information to third parties; provided that, to the extent permitted by law, BizBrag may use or disclose personal, business, ideas, and intellectual property identifiable information: (a) for compliance purposes, such as immigration and customs control, security, and legal support; (b) in connection with legal requests from government authorities or third parties pursuant to a subpoena or other legal process; (c) to perform payment verifications, debt reporting or collection, or to otherwise protect the rights or property of BizBrag, its employees, customers, or end users; or (d) if we sell or otherwise transfer substantially all of our assets related to the BizBrag Network that we own or operate and any product or service that we offer, in which event, we will require such third party to honor our current Privacy Policy, until the third party provides you with notice of changes to the Privacy Policy and permits you to exercise any rights you may have under applicable law to limit disclosures of information about you. You should be aware that if you voluntarily disclose personal, business, ideas, and intellectual property identifiable information (e.g., user name, email address) on a bulletin board, chat room or on any other community forum offered on the BizBrag Network, such information may be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages from other parties. BizBrag has no control over this use of your personal, business, ideas, and intellectual property identifiable information.

4. Reviewing/Changing Personally Identifiable Information.

You can request access to your personally identifiable information in order to review and edit any such information you have provided to the BizBrag Network at any time by making such request in writing to: [email protected]

5. Opting-Out.

You may opt-out of receiving communications about special offers or programs from BizBrag or other information for which you subscribed by clicking on a link provided at the bottom of the email communication, and/or by emailing BizBrag at any time at [email protected].

You may also opt-out by sending us a written request to the following address:
  BizBrag Inc.
  Opt Out Department
  2701 Caves Road
  Owings Mills, MD 21117

6. Security of Personally Identifiable Information.

BizBrag takes reasonable precautions and has implemented reasonable technical measures intended to protect against the risks of unauthorized access to, erroneous disclosure of, and unlawful interception of personally identifiable information submitted to the BizBrag Network, including the use of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption technology supported by most versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator and other popular browsers. Once your information is received by BizBrag, we use commercially reasonable efforts to limit access to personal information about you to those employees and service providers whom we determine need access to that information to provide the requested products or services and/or other offers or opportunities that may be of interest to you. However, please be aware that your email transmissions and/or other communications to BizBrag containing personally identifiable information may be unlawfully intercepted or accessed by third parties and/or the BizBrag Network may be subject to hostile network attacks or administrative errors. Accordingly, BizBrag cannot and does not guarantee that your personally identifiable information is completely secure and safe from such risks.

7. Third Party Sites.

The BizBrag Network contain links to other web sites. BizBrag is not responsible for the collection, use or disclosure of information collected through third-party web sites and expressly disclaims any liability related to such collection, use or disclosure. BizBrag is not responsible for the practices employed by web sites linked to or from the BizBrag Network nor the information or content contained therein. Links to other web sites are provided solely as a convenience. Your browsing, use and interaction on any other web sites, including web sites which have a link to the BizBrag Network, are subject to that web site's own rules and policies and BizBrag recommends that you review the information collection practices of such sites before using them or providing them with information.

8. Children's Use of The BizBrag Network.

The BizBrag Network is not designed for or directed to children under the age of 13 and BizBrag does not knowing collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. We recommend that children under the age of 13 be supervised by an adult while using the Internet and request that children under the age of 13 not provide any personally identifiable information to the BizBrag Network.

9. Consent; Changes to This Privacy Policy.

By accessing or using the BizBrag Network or otherwise providing the information described above to BizBrag, you consent to BizBrag's collection and use of your information as described in Privacy Policy. BizBrag reserves the right, at any time and without notice, to add to, change, update or modify this Privacy Policy, simply by publicly posting such change, update or modification on the BizBrag Network. Any such change, update or modification will be effective immediately upon public posting on the BizBrag Network. By continuing to access, browse, or use the BizBrag Network or otherwise providing the information described above to BizBrag, you acknowledge that you have read, understand and agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy, as amended.

10. Further Questions.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy or the collection and use of information submitted to BizBrag, please direct your inquiries to [email protected].

11. Miscellaneous.

This Privacy Policy shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Maryland, U.S.A.,other than such laws, rules, regulations and case law that would result in the application of the laws of a jurisdiction other than the State of Maryland, U.S.A. The BizBrag Network and the servers that host the BizBrag Network are located in the United States. Any information you provide will be transferred to the United States. By visiting and using the BizBrag Network and submitting information thereto, you authorize this transfer. If any part of this Privacy Policy is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of this Privacy Policy shall continue in force and effect.