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This Privacy Statement is intended to inform you of our policies and practices regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal information we obtain.
The purpose of our website is to help our users locate a service provider in their local area(typically a contractor or designer). We do this by conducting a short interview with users of our website, asking questions about the service they need. We then use that information to match users, at their requests, to local service providers in our network or in one of our partner networks.
The types of information (in general) that we collect:
> Personal information such as name, address, email address, phone number.
> Information about the project for which you are seeing a service provider.
> IP addresses, browser types, date and time of visits which help us understand trends.
> We may assign cookies to your computer so that you can better access our website and service.
> We may use typical standard tools which help us track the use of our website (which helps us to improve our experience with visitors.
How we typically use your information:
> Perform a service requested by you (such as matching you to a local service provider).
> Present advertising that is more customized.
> Conduct analysis of your use to help improve our website and services.
> Assure that our terms and conditions are being followed.
How your information is shared:
> We may share your information with a limited group of local service providers (typically 3-5) in our service provider network.
> If we are unable to match you to a provider in our network, we may share your information with a partner network to help facilitate your request.
> If we need to comply with legal requests, are attempting to prevent fraud, or protect the needs of our users, we may, in limited situations, share your information with third parties.
You may choose to:
> Not share your personal information with us.
> Opt out of promotional emails sent to you. You may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with requests.
> Delete your browser history and cookies.
Our security precautions:
We take precautions to secure information and prevent unauthorized use or access.
For service providers using our website:
> We post your information in our directories at your request. Information provided during the registration process is the information used in your directory listing.
> We will remove your information at your request (please allow up to 30 days for removal from our site).
> We provide a secure payment option using Google Checkout, which collects information on a secure website.