AcquireB2B ("AcquireB2B" or "We"), a business unit of Mac McIntosh Incorporated, knows that you care about how your personal information is used and shared, and we take your privacy seriously. AcquireB2B has created this privacy statement ("Statement") in order to demonstrate our commitment to your privacy. By accessing the AcquireB2B website at www.AcquireB2B.com, including all related pages ("Site"), including any subscription based features or services offered by AcquireB2B through the Site (collectively, the "Service"), you are accepting the practices outlined in this Statement.
This Statement covers AcquireB2B's collection and use of personal information that AcquireB2B gathers when you are on the Site and when you use the Service.
For avoidance of doubt, this Statement does not apply to any third party information gathered by AcquireB2B's subscribers (i.e. information about customers of AcquireB2B subscribers) and submitted by them to the Service for use in connection with their marketing campaigns and other promotional activities ("Customer Data"). AcquireB2B will not review, share, distribute, print, or reference any such Customer Data except as provided in the Service Agreement or as may be required by law. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Customer Data may at times be viewed or accessed by AcquireB2B for the purpose of resolving a problem, support issue, or for investigating a suspected violation of the Service Agreement, or as may be required by law.
This Statement also does not apply to the practices of third parties that AcquireB2B does not own or control, or to individuals that AcquireB2B does not employ or manage.
Our primary goal in collecting information is to provide you with a friendly, customized, and efficient experience. We collect the following types of information from our customers:
Information You Provide to Us:
AcquireB2B collects identifying information when you use the Service, when you visit the Site (including, without limitation, any AcquireB2B.com web pages or landing pages), and when you enter promotions or contests. For example, we require customers who register to use the Service to give us the following personal information: their name, Company name, address, phone number, and e-mail address.We may also ask for additional types personal information, such as title, department name, fax number, or additional company information, such as annual revenues or marketing spend. We may also request demographic information and unique identifiers in order to provide you with a more personalized experience or verify your passwords.
We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us via our website. AcquireB2B automatically receives and records certain "traffic data" on our server logs including your IP address, AcquireB2B cookie information, the page you requested, and your communications and interactions with other site registrants. AcquireB2B uses this traffic data to help diagnose problems with its server, analyze trends and administer the Service.
We automatically collect usage information, such as the numbers and frequency of visitors to our Site and use of components of our Service. We may use this information to provide research, advice and information, including, without limitation, for benchmarking purposes (e.g. we may publish an industry white paper that uses data collected through the use of our Service). This type of data also enables us to figure out how often customers use parts of the Service so we can make the Service appealing to as many customers as possible. In addition, we may provide statistical information to our partners about how our customers, collectively, use our Site and Service. We may share this type of statistical data so that our partners also understand how often people use areas of our Site and our Service, so that they, too, may provide you with an optimal experience.
Many companies offer programs that help you to visit web sites anonymously. While AcquireB2B will not be able to provide you with a personalized experience if we cannot recognize you, we want you to be aware that these programs are available.
If a user elects to use our referral features for informing a friend about our Site or Service, we ask them for the friend's name and email address. AcquireB2B will automatically send the friend an email on behalf of the user who made the referral, inviting such friend to visit the Site and try the Service. AcquireB2B does not store this information.
Information From Other Sources:
For purposes such as improving personalization of our Service, we may receive information about you from other sources and add it to our account information.
Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser and tell us how and when pages in our site are visited and by how many people. AcquireB2B employs cookies in order for its server to recognize a return visitor as a unique user. The cookies placed by the AcquireB2B server cannot access, read or modify any other data on a computer.
We neither rent nor sell your personal information to anyone. We share your personal information only with entities that are controlled or controlled by or under common control of AcquireB2B, and as described below:Information about our customers is an integral part of our business.
Affiliated Business We Do Not Control:
We are affiliated or partnered with a variety of businesses and work closely with them. In certain situations, these businesses may operate through the Site. In other situations, AcquireB2B markets or sells products or services jointly with affiliated businesses. We will plainly disclose any program where we intend to share your information with an affiliated business, and give you the opportunity to decline to supply customer information or to opt out of such sharing.
We employ other companies and people to perform tasks on our behalf and may need to share your information with them to provide products or services to you. Examples may include removing repetitive information from customer lists, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. We may also provide your personal information to agents who will use it to verify aggregate usage data that we provide to our partners. In all cases where we share your information with such agents, we explicitly require the agent to acknowledge and adhere to AcquireB2B's privacy and customer data handling policies.
In some cases, we may choose to buy or sell assets or businesses. In these types of transactions, customer information is typically one of the business assets that are transferred. Moreover, if AcquireB2B, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, customer information would be one of the assets that are transferred.
Protection of AcquireB2B and Others:
We may release personal information when we believe in good faith that release is necessary to comply with that law; enforce or apply our conditions of use and other agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety of AcquireB2B, our employees, our users, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
With Your Consent:
Except as set forth above, you will be notified when your personal information may be shared with third parties.
All customer information collected and stored by AcquireB2B is maintained in a secure corporate data center and/or otherwise subject to best practices access protection. Only employees who need customer information to perform a specific job (for example, a customer service representative) are granted access to it. All of our employees are kept up to date on our privacy and security practices.
As stated previously, you can always opt not to disclose information, even though it may be needed to make a purchase or take advantage of certain AcquireB2B features.
You are able to add or update certain information as described in the "How can I correct or remove information about Me" section above. When you update information, however, we may maintain a copy of the unrevised information in our records.
As explained earlier, the "help" portion of the toolbar on the majority of browsers will direct you on how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to command the browser to tell you when you receive a new cookie, or how to fully disable cookies. Please note, however, that if you do not enable cookies, you will not be able to take advantage of some of our attractive features.
The Service may permit you to link to other websites on the Internet, and other websites may contain links to the AcquireB2B site. These other websites are not under AcquireB2B control, and such links do not constitute an endorsement by AcquireB2B of those other websites or the services offered through them. The privacy and security practices of websites linked to or from the AcquireB2B site are not covered by this Privacy Statement, and AcquireB2B is not responsible for the privacy or security practices or the content of such websites.