We value your trust. We believe in protecting your privacy and we take it very seriously to ensure the security and confidentiality of personal information. You may browse our website at any time without giving us any personal information at all. Entry of any personal information is completely voluntary and is only requested when visitors want to list a business, an event, or a route. We do not sell or rent personal information to third parties!
We receive and store any information you enter on our website or give us in any other way. This includes information that can identify you (“personal information”), including your first and last name, business name, telephone number, postal and email addresses, user name and password, and billing information (such as your credit card number, cardholder name, and card expiration date or your PayPal email address).
INFORMATION FROM OTHER SOURCES
We also may periodically obtain both personal or non-personal information about you from affiliated entities, business partners and other independent third-party sources and add it to other information about you.
As another example, if you access third-party services, such as social media services, through our website or before coming to our website, we may collect information such as your user name, IP address, and other information made available to us through those services.
We may access information about you via social media providers like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc. in accordance with the provicer’s policies. The information may inlcude your name, email address, provile picture, gender, list of friends, and other information that you authorize us to receive. Depending on the privacy settings of you and your friends, we may access information that you provide to a social media provider regarding your respective locations (“Location Data”) to provide you with relevant content. Please note that your Location Data may also be shared with your friends on a social media provider in accordance with your privacy settings for that social media provider.
If you wish to prevent that sharing, you can do so by editing your Facebook and other social media privacy settings.
If you list your business with a paid directory listing, we will have a service collecting payment information from you. This service is typically provided by PayPal but we might use other services as well. They will collect information including your credit card number, cardholder name, expiration date, authentication code, and billing address. PayPal provide us with the technology that allows you to securely pay your deposit on third-party products and services. We will never share your payment information.
We do not store your payment information. Any payment information provided by you is stored with the service who collects this information from you, like PayPal and Authorize.net.
They adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council.
We will never have access to read or manage your payment information including your credit card number, expiration date or authentication code.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
ACCESS YOUR INFORMATION
You may register with this website so you can access and update your contact information by visiting this website’s User Profile page. You can close your account by contacting us. Please note that after you close an account, you will not be able to sign in or access any of your personal information. However, you can open a new account at any time. Please also note that we may retain certain information associated with your account, including for analytical purposes as well as for recordkeeping integrity.
As discussed above, you can choose not to provide us with any information, although it may be needed to make a listing or to take advantage of certain features offered on this site.
You also can add or update information and close your account as described above.
You will be given the opportunity to opt out or unsubscribe at any time from commercial emails in any such message that we send you. Please note that we reserve the right to send you other communications, including service announcements, administrative messages, and surveys relating to your experience using our services and third-party suppliers, without offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them.
COOKIES AND TECHNOLOGIES
PROTECTING YOUR INFORMATION
While no website can guarantee security, we have implemented appropriate administrative, technical, and physical security procedures to help protect the personal information you provide to us. This site uses SSL encryption for security and to protect the transmission of sensitive content. An encrypted connection is indicated by the browser’s address bar showing “https://” instead of “http://”.
In addition, we use firewalls and only authorized employees are permitted to access personal information, and they only may do so for permitted business functions.
This is a general audience website and does not offer services directed to children. Should a child whom we know to be under 13 send personal information to us, we will use that information only to respond directly to that child to inform him or her that we must have parental consent before receiving his or her personal information.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortenend by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please not that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible. In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
On our pages plugins of the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated. You can recognize the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the “Like-Button” (“Like”) on our site. An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found here: Http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If you do not want Facebook to associate your visit to our pages with your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
Plugins of the Twitter Inc. short message network are available on our website. (Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA). The Twitter plugins and the so called tweet button are recognizable by the Twitter logo. An overview of tweet buttons can be found here: https://about.twitter.com/resources/buttons.
When a page of our website containing such a plugin is accessed, a direct connection is established between the browser of the user of our website and the Twitter server. Twitter thus receives information about the user’s visit to our corresponding page with their IP address.
If you click the Twitter tweet button while logged into your Twitter account, the contents of our pages can be linked to the corresponding Twitter profile. This enables Twitter to assign the visit to our pages to the corresponding user account. We would like to point out that, as the operator of the pages, we do not have any knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its use by Twitter.
Plugins of the Facebook Ireland Ltd. network are available on our website. (Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2 Ireland). You can recognize the Instagram plugins by the Instagram logo on our site. An overview of the buttons can be found here: https://about.twitter.com/resources/buttons.
When a page of our website containing such a plugin is accessed, a direct connection is established between the browser of the user of our website and the Instagram server. Instagram thus receives information about the user’s visit to our corresponding page with their IP address.
If you click on the Instagram tweet button while logged into your Instagram account, the contents of our pages can be linked to the corresponding Instagram profile. This enables Instagram to assign the visit to our pages to the corresponding user account. We would like to point out that, as the operator of the pages, we do not have any knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its use by Instagram.
BLOCKING & DELETING YOUR INFORMATION
At any time you have the right to obtain free information about your stored personal data, their origin, and recipient and the purpose of the data processing and a right to correct, block or delete this data. For this purpose and for further questions on the subject of personal data, you can contact us at any time via email.