1. Your Personal Information we collect.
The primary purpose in collecting your personal information is to provide you with an effective, customized, and safe experience on our marketplace and forum network. Once you give us your personal information, you are not anonymous to us or the specific business entity which you have registered with. Should you choose to use our services, you may be required to provide contact information, mailing information, billing information and other information as indicated on the on-line forms throughout the website. Where possible, we indicate which fields are required and which fields are optional.
We use your financial information, including credit card number, credit card billing address, expiration date, checking account name, address, bank routing number and bank account number to verify the accuracy of your name, address, and other information, as well as to bill you for your use of our services.
If you choose to post messages in our message area or leave feedback for other users, we will collect that information you provide us. We retain this information to provide customer support and empower users as they use the network.
If you send us personal correspondence, such as emails or letters, or if other users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities on this website(s), we may collect such information into a file specific for you.
2. Our Use of Your Personal Information.
We use the information you give to us to facilitate the services that you request. We use your personal information to: facilitate purchases on the website(s); troubleshoot account problems; collect the purchase of services and upgrade listing packages; inform you about online and offline offers, product, services, and updates; detect and protect against error, fraud and other criminal activity; enforce our user terms and agreement; comply with any government regulation; facilitate use of discussion, chat or forum venues on the website(s); measure consumer interest in our products and services; and as otherwise described to you at the time of information collection. We may compare and review your personal information for errors, omissions and for accuracy.
You agree that should you choose to purchase products and services on our website(s)
You agree that we may use your personal information to benefit our marketing and promotional efforts, to analyze site usage, improve our content, product and services offerings, and customize our website(s) with respect to content, layout and other services.
3. Our Disclosure of Your Personal Information.
We do not sell or rent any of your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without your explicit consent. The following describes some of the ways in which your personal information may be disclosed in the normal course of business as we provide our users with our services.
Community Marketplace. After registration, every user has the ability to determine the extent to which they would like their personal information shared on the website. Users may choose to keep their entire personal information private (except mandatory-shared information such as user screen name, city, state, country, or share all of their personal information. Your mandatory-shared information is displayed on the website when you are logged in and is therefore available to the public. Your personal information that is optional to share is: first name, last name, address, postal code, phone number, and email address. You do not have to share your optional personal information on the website(s). Also, your user name and password are never displayed to the public. However, you have the ability to change your password if necessary. The “Edit My User Account” link of the user’s Account Preferences section is the place where changes to personal information can be made.
Social Network. As with the Marketplace Network, every user has the ability to determine the extent to which they would like their personal information shared on the Social Network (such as blogs) of this website (s). The “Edit My User Account” link of the user’s Account Preferences section is the place where changes to personal information can be made. Should a user choose to send personal information, of any kind, whether it be information contained in the “personal information” section of the user account page or any other personal information that the user deems to share with other users of this website(s); user holds the owner of this website harmless and releases it from consequences of dissemination of personal information sent freely by user. This company has no control over personal information disseminated other than such personal information contained on the user’s “personal information” section of the users account page.
Third Party Advertisers We allow third-party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our web site. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information. To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit www.networkadvertising.org