Privacy Policy

Last Updated 8/26/17

This Privacy Policy describes our policies on the collection, use, and disclosure of information about you in connection with your use of our services, including those offered through our website, review generator, and other features (collectively, the “Service”). The terms “we”, “us”, and “PreferBay” refer to

When you use the Service, you consent to our collection, use, and disclosure of information about you as described in this Privacy Policy.

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.

Third Parties

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.

Privacy Policy Modifications

We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. The most current version of the Privacy Policy will govern our collection, use, and disclosure of information about you and will be located here. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you by email or by posting a notice on the Service prior to the effective date of the changes. By continuing to access or use the Service after those changes become effective, you agree to the revised Privacy Policy.

Contact Info

If you believe that PreferBay has not adhered to this Privacy Policy, you may contact us by writing an email to the following address: