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Privacy Statement (Last updated July 21, 2016)

 

Practice Trader, LLC Privacy Statement:  Practice Trader, LLC ("we", "us" or "our"), provide this Privacy Statement that covers the website (Site) www.practicetrader.com/ . By accessing, using or registering with Practice Trader, LLC’s Site, you accept and agree to Practice Trader, LLC’s Privacy Statement. Practice Trader provides a variety of online services to assist individuals and brokers with buying and selling various types of practices. Practice Trader.LLC values your privacy and feedback very highly. Any user information we collect is considered private and we do not use it or share it except as permitted herein, without the user's permission. We only use personal information at Practice Trader, LLC to provide the best quality service possible. The following privacy statement summarizes Practice Trader's protection and use of any personal information provided by visitors to the Practice Trader, LLC site.

This statement does NOT apply to any public area of Practice Trader’s site or services. In the event you submit personal information to contact an advertiser about a listing, create a listing, add a contact on a listing, or post to the Practice Trader blog, such information becomes publicly available and Practice Trader, LLC is not responsible for the personal information you choose to submit to these services, forums, listings, or persons.

 Listings: On some Practice Trader, LLC registration forms; and some blogs that we may sponsor, we collect individual user search activity for statistical, archival, and business purposes. We collect financial information (such as billing address, credit card number, expiration date) for billing payment and credit card authorization purposes. We may track the IP address of a user's computer or place a "cookie" in the browser files of a user's computer. This is required by us to service and provide automated features.

Use of information collected: Collected information helps us better understand our users' needs in order to improve our product and service offerings. Email addresses are used to communicate with members through the Practice Trader, LLC Site for administration purposes. Users may be deleted or opt out of being contacted by us for any other purpose other than billing or maintaining an account with us. Personal information may be used to contact users for the purpose of research, product development, marketing, or customer service. User search activity is collected and analyzed and may be utilized by us for a variety of business purposes. Financial information is used to bill users for products and services purchased. Within Practice Trader, LLC, only accounting managers have access to the credit card account information. This information is not shared with anyone outside of Practice Trader, LLC. IP address and cookie log data is analyzed to better understand traffic flows and user preferences. Practice Trader, LLC may retain the data it collects indefinitely. You may have your personal information deleted or deactivated by contacting us. You may be asked to confirm your identity. You will receive a response within 10 business days. Use info@practicetrader.com for all correspondence.

Use of Email tools: You may NOT use any portion or spacing within any ad that would be a response to such ad using it as an unsolicited commercial Email or spam or otherwise send content that would violate Practice Trader, LLC’s Terms and Conditions.  We may monitor, track or save the use of this feature, but will be under no obligation to monitor, track or save these email messages sent from these tools. If you send an email listing to a Friend or service to an email address that is not registered in our system, we do not use that email address for any purpose other than to send your email. We store this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email and for tracking the success of our referral program. We also do not rent or sell these email addresses of un-registered users.

Shared information: We do not sell your personal information to third parties.

Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have good faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process, when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request served on our website and to any other third part with your prior consent to do so. Key billing information (such as credit card number, expiration date and dollar amount) gathered from users making online purchases of products or services is shared with Merchant Services, our credit card processing partner, in order to authorize charges to the credit card. We also uses third party providers to perform email and postal mailings on behalf of Practice Trader, but this information (such as name, address and email) is confidential and is not used by the provider for any other purpose.

When an advertiser has received personal information directly from an inquiry and requests a duplicate of said information, we will first identify the original notation prior to releasing any information requested. We do not rent or lease user information to any third party, except as disclosed above.

Please be aware that in the event Practice Trader, LLC merges with a third party or in the event all or substantially all of Practice Trader's assets are acquired by a third party, customer information, including personal information, will be shared and/or transferred to such third party. The information may only be used or shared by such third parties for the primary purpose for which the information was originally collected. If such third parties, or if Practice Trader, LLC for its own business needs, desires to use the personal information for another purpose, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Website of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information prior to the information being used for a new purpose, and you will have the opportunity to opt out of such new use of your personal information.

Security of personal information: Practice Trader takes every reasonable precaution to secure personal information within both its computers and its physical premises. The security of your personal information is important to us and is treated with the utmost regard and respect.

When you enter sensitive information (such as a credit card number) on our registration or order forms, we encrypt that information using the latest technology. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

If you have any questions about security on our website, please contact us: info@practicetrader.com

Cookies: We use cookies, tags and scripts to analyze trends, administer the Site, track users movements around the site and to gather demographics.  We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies.  We use cookies to help users on our Site and users can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level.  You may reject cookies and still use our Site but your ability to sue some features or areas may be limited.

We do partner with third parties for advertising who may gather cookies when you respond to them in order to manage our advertising.  These cookies are used for “Behavioral Advertising” only.

Blogs/Forums/Social Media: Our Site offers publicly accessible blogs or community forums. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. To request removal of your personal information from our blog or community forum, contact us here. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why. Alternatively, if you used a third party application to post such information, you can remove it, by either logging into said application or removing the information or by contacting the appropriate third party application.

Our Site also includes Social Media Features, such as the Facebook, Like button, the Twitter button or interactive mini-programs that run on our site. These Features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy statement of the company providing it.

Third party sites:  Our Site includes links to other Websites whose privacy practices may differ from those of Practice Trader, LLC. If you submit personal information to any of those sites, your information is governed by their privacy statements. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy statement of any Website you visit.

Children’s policy:  Practice Trader, LLC is intended for the use of individuals over the age of 18.  We do not seek or willingly collect information on children under the age of 18.  If we discover that we have collected information on a child under the age of 13, we will delete that information from our system.

Access to information:  If for any reason you are concerned that the personal information maintained by Practice Trader, LLC is not correct, or should you wish to have your email address removed from our mailing list or contact information changed, please send us a message at  info@practicetrader.com . We will be happy to review, update or remove information as appropriate. We may still retain your information in our files however, to resolve disputes, enforce our Terms of Use, and due to technical and legal requirements and constraints related to the security, integrity and operation of our Site.

Disputes: If you choose to visit the Site your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use including limitations on damages, arbitration of disputes, and application of the law of the state of California.