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Your Privacy Comes First at America's Best Franchises
Effective Date: 09.19.2012
America's Best Franchises strongly believes in keeping your personal information private. Our website is designed to connect aspiring entrepreneurs with franchise and business opportunities. The information forms that you complete will be used solely for the purpose of communicating with the franchise businesses on our site. In an effort to assist you in finding a franchise or business opportunity that is a match to your skill sets, interests and passion your information may be used to request information, for you, from relevant franchise opportunities.
TRUSTe's program requirements
. The TRUSTe program covers only information that is collected through this Web site, and does not cover information that may be collected through software downloaded from the site.
Newsletter Subscription and Membership
As part of our service, we partner with third parties to provide users with information requests regarding franchise opportunities on our site. When a consumer requests any of these services, we require you to provide your name, email address, phone number, and specific location, as necessary, to these third parties so that they may provide the requested information.
When a user comes to our site and requests a more information from our service providers, the user's personally identifiable information, (PII), is then sent to that service provider(s) who will be able to assist the user with his/her needs. PII will be sent with the utmost possible speed upon consumer submission of such information. Americas Best Franchises/www.americasbestfranchises.com will keep a copy of all consumers' PII on its data base for the purposes of record keeping and any necessary provision of assistance to consumers or service providers. Once a consumer's information is received by the service provider, response time is at the complete discretion of the service provider.
America's Best Franchises, ABF, does not sell your name, address or any other personal information that you provide to any other third party. ABF will neither share nor distribute your information for any purposes other than those outlined above.
If you submit for newsletter or membership subscription at America's Best Franchises, you will receive our franchise newsletter and you may receive member updates from time to time with franchise industry news and/or special promotions. If at any time you wish to stop receiving these e-mails, simply follow the unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of the e-mail.
By submitting information to us and asking us to disclose your information to franchisors, you agree to receive telephone calls and/or emails about franchise opportunities even if you are registered with any state Do Not Call Registry, and/or the National Do Not Call List.
We may also disclose your personal information
as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar 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,
if America's Best Franchises is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information,
to any other third party with your prior consent to do so.
The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted 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, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cookies & Tracking Technologies
We use session cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our site. A session ID cookie expires when you close your browser.
We also set a persistent cookie to store your information, so you don’t have to enter it more than once. Persistent cookies also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. You can remove persistent cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browser's "help" file.
If you reject cookies, you may still use our site, but your ability to use some areas of our site may be limited.
Third Parties, with whom we partner to provide certain features on our site or to display advertising based upon your Web browsing activity, use Flash cookies to collect and store information.
Links to Other Sites and Additional Site Features
This site contains links to other sites. AmericasBestFranchises.com is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites. 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 Web site you visit.
You can link to our site using social networking services such as Facebook & Twitter. These services will authenticate your identity and provide you the option to share certain personal information with us such as your sign-in information, name and email address to link between the sites. Services like Facebook & Twitter give you the option to post information about your activities on this Web site to your profile page to share with others within your network.
With your consent we may post your testimonial along with your name. If you want your testimonial removed please contact us at email@example.com.
Disclaimer of Endorsement and Liability
This website is designed to provide information on franchise and business opportunity companies to prospective business buyers. The representations, views, and opinions expressed or implied in any document or image included in, or linked to or from this site, do not necessarily state or reflect those of AmericasBestFranchises.com or its affiliates. For any franchise, business, or investment opportunity listed on our network of sites, the prospective business buyer is responsible to thoroughly investigate any listing or company, obtain all appropriate disclosure documents, and seek expert consultation prior to making any investment decisions.
AmericasBestFranchises.com or its affiliates do not provide professional advice or endorsements based on information included at its sites. AmericasBestFranchises.com or its affiliates, assumes no responsibility or liability for any actions or representations of any listed company or subject matter contained at its sites, nor can we guarantee or assume liability for the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information contained on this server or linked to from this server. In no event shall AmericasBestFranchises.com or its affiliates be liable for any indirect, special or consequential damages in connection with use of any content included at its sites.
The listings and other content set forth on this website and on any linked sites are based upon information furnished by the respective advertisers. AmericasBestFranchises.com or its affiliates has not reviewed this information or attempted to verify its accuracy, and expressly disclaims any obligation to do so. All materials in this site, and all links to other sites are provided "as is" without any express or implied warranty of any kind or nature. In no event will AmericasBestFranchises.com or its affiliates be responsible for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential punitive or other damages arising out of such information or any use or inability to use this site, even if AmericasBestFranchises.com or its affiliates has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Customers are encouraged to consult with their lawyers, accountants and financial consultants before they enter into any contracts with these advertisers.
AmericasBestFranchises.com is in no way obligated to refund any money for any service purchases after the actual service has been activated or implemented, although refund requests will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Refunds made by the company will be done following AmericasBestFranchises.com's own internal procedures and timeline.
Updating Your Information
To review, update, and/or remove your personal information to ensure it is accurate, you will need to contact that company directly. If you would like to access or request the removal of any personal information you have supplied to AmericasBestFranchises.com you may contact us at bbradley@AmericasBestFranchises.com.
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
Notification of Privacy Statement Changes
We may update this privacy statement to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any material changes we will notify you by email (sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on this Site prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.
Contacting the Website
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with the America's Best Franchises website,
you can contact:
America's Best Franchises
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