4Profiles LLC. Online and Offline Privacy and Security Policy
4Profiles is the leading provider of database marketing services, data processing services and sales and marketing solutions. Content is the essential ingredient in every marketing program. The 4Profiles’ database powers the directory services of the top Internet traffic-generating sites. Nearly 1000 customers use 4Profiles’s products and services to find new customers, grow their sales, and for other direct telemarketing and customer analysis purposes.
4Profiles recognizes the privacy interests of the businesses and consumers on which it collects information and has implemented comprehensive and formal data protection policies which balance privacy expectations with the legitimate business need of our customers.
The information compiled by 4Profiles incorporates several data elements for businesses and consumers. The information is acquired from reliable sources and 4Profiles takes great care through specific quality control procedures to verify and maintain the accuracy of the information.
4Profiles uses several security systems and procedures to safeguard the information, ensuring the data is accessed only by authorized individuals for legitimate business needs. 4Profiles will not transmit or sell the compiled information to third parties without obtaining a written or electronic agreement that defines the rights and responsibilities with respect to the data. Further, 4Profiles will review our customer's use of the data to ensure sensitive data is being handled in accordance with required protections, and that this information is not used for deceptive, misleading, distasteful, or suspicious purposes.
4Profiles complies with all applicable federal and state laws concerning data privacy, as well as best practices and procedures and guidelines established by industry. 4Profiles maintains agreements with its customers containing strict controls on the data as required by the applicable laws and industry standards.
Upon a reasonable request, 4Profiles will explain to businesses and consumers the nature and types of sources used to compile the data. 4Profiles maintains procedures by which businesses can request corrections for any incorrect data, as well as request any business or consumer information be suppressed from compiled lists which are marketed to 4Profiles customers.
4Profiles LLC. has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. 4Profiles LLC. believes that concern for everyone's privacy is a basis for sound business practices within direct marketing and other arenas. This statement is intended to apply to all visitors of web sites owned and operated by 4Profiles LLC. If you have any questions after reading this privacy statement, you may contact us at 727.300.2694.
4Profiles LLC. does not collect personally identifiable information about visitors except when visitors specifically provide such information on a voluntary basis. For example, such personally identifiable information may be gathered from the registration process for subscription sites or services and in connection with content submissions, community postings (e.g., chat and bulletin boards), suggestions, and transactional areas. Such information may be used by 4Profiles LLC. for the following purposes: contacting a subscriber regarding account status, changes to the subscriber agreement, special discounts, promotions, products offered and other matters relevant to the underlying service and/or the information collected.
4Profiles LLC. values opinions and comments from visitors, so we occasionally conduct online surveys. These surveys are entirely optional for all visitors. Most frequently, the information is aggregated and used to make improvements to 4Profiles LLC. websites and to develop appealing content, features and promotions for visitors. Survey participants are anonymous unless otherwise stated in the survey. 4Profiles LLC. reserves the right to perform statistical analyses of visitor's behavior and characteristics. In order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of the site and to inform advertisers of such information as well as the number of visitors that have been exposed to or clicked on their advertising banners. 4Profiles LLC. will provide only aggregated data from these analyses to third parties.
Upon a visitor's request, 4Profiles LLC. will:
- Allow any visitor to "opt out" of further promotional contacts
- Use reasonable efforts to allow visitors to update/correct personal information previously submitted which he/she states is erroneous to the extent such activities will not compromise privacy or security interests;
- And initiate reasonable efforts to functionally delete the visitor and his/her personal information from its database. Visitors should be aware that it might be impossible to completely delete erroneous information or a visitor's personal information without some residual information remaining in its database because of backups and records of deletions.
4Profiles LLC. is responsible for the security of personal information provided by visitors. Strict measures will be taken to assure against unauthorized access, alteration, or dissemination of personal information.
4Profiles LLC. may disclose visitor information if requested or required to by law, court order, or government or law enforcement authority. In addition, 4Profiles LLC. may in its sole discretion disclose visitor information if it believes in good faith that disclosure is otherwise necessary or advisable for any reason including without limitation rights or properties of 4Profiles LLC. or any third party.
4Profiles LLC. reserves the right to change this privacy statement at any time upon providing notification to visitors. This privacy statement and the policies outlined herein are not intended to and do not create any contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any other person or entity.
In the event of change a notice will be posted on 4Profiles LLC’s web page www.4Profiles.com.
EFFECTIVE DATE: June 1, 2010