Last Updated 8/26/17
Information We Collect & How We Use It
We may collect and store information about you and your business when you use the Service. We use the information to fulfill your requests, provide the Service’s functionality, improve the Service’s quality, personalize your experience, track usage of the Service, provide feedback to third party businesses that are listed on the Service, market the Service or your business on the service, provide customer support, back up our systems and allow for disaster recovery, enhance the security of the Service, and comply with legal obligations.
Account Information: If you create a business account on PreferBay, we will store and use your business name, contact info, email, photos, coupons and other information provided by you. This information may be publically displayed as part of your business profile.
Public Content: Any information that you contribute through the Service is intended for public consumption, including your reviews, photos, and videos. We may share information with member businesses, display this information on our site, or provide it to our member businesses to display on their site, or through third party sites and services.
Communications: When you use certain features of our site, either as a member business or as a customer / potential customer / reviewer of a member business, you are opting to receive messages from member businesses, and PreferBay, itself. If you are a representative of a business listed on PreferBay, we may contact you, including by phone or email, using the contact information you provide us, make publicly available, or that we have on record for your business.
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or via mobile device, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Agents & sub-contractors working with PreferBay will be obligated to act in accordance with the terms of this privacy statement, but in no way will PreferBay be liable for any misuse of your information. This website contains links to other websites, which PreferBay does not administer, and PreferBay is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party website.
The Service is intended for general audiences and is not directed to children under 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you become aware that a child has provided us with personal information without parental consent, please contact us here. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information without parental consent, we take steps to remove such information and terminate the child’s account.
California Residents: Your California Privacy Rights
PreferBay does not disclose your personal information to third parties for the purpose of directly marketing their services to you unless you first agree to such disclosure. If you have any questions regarding this policy, or would like to change your preferences, you may contact us at the email address listed below.