Privacy Policy

Last Updated: March 22, 2020

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our information practices and the choices you can make about the way the information obtained through this website is collected and used. This notice applies primarily to personal information collected by Zembles from users of our website, zembles.com, and any other Zembles products that contain a link to this notice. Except as expressly set forth below, this notice does not apply to information contained in the business profiles displayed through this website.

Our website contains links to other websites operated by third parties. Zembles is not responsible for the online information practices or policies of such third party websites, and this notice does not apply to those websites.

Information We Collect and How We Use It 

Information Displayed in Zembles Business Profiles.

Zembles collects information about businesses to produce the business profiles displayed through this website. Zembles primarily collects this business information offline. This business information may include the names and contact information for business owners or executives, such as postal addresses, email addresses, or phone numbers (“Public Information”). Some of this Public Information comes from federal, state, or local government public records.

Information Collected from Your Use of this Website.

We use commercially reasonable efforts to ensure that the collection of personal information from your use of this website is limited to that which is necessary to fulfill the purposes identified below. If we use your information in a manner different than the purpose for which it is collected, then we will ask you for your consent prior to such use

Account Setup

If you create an account to take advantage of the full range of services offered on this website, we ask for and record personal information such as your name, address, phone number, and email address. We use your email address to send you updates and news. Your contact information will not be shared with other users.

Logging in to Use Features

In a few areas on our website, we also ask you to provide information that will enable us to verify whether you are entitled to access and use certain information, materials and services available from our website. It is completely optional for you to participate. However, failure to participate may mean that you cannot access and use certain information, materials and services. These include areas where users log on to certain areas of our website, at which point you may be prompted to provide us with your User ID code and password as a condition to gaining access to certain information, materials or services. Feedback. If you contact us to provide feedback, update a business listing, dispute a payment rating, or ask a question, we will record any personal information and other content that you provide in your communication so that we can effectively respond to your communication.

Zembles Marketing Use

We may contact you and send you promotional materials about Zembles and its products and services via mail and email.

Activity

We record information relating to your use of the website, such as the searches you undertake, the pages you view, your browser type, IP address, requested URL, referring URL, and timestamp information. We use this type of information to administer the website and provide the highest possible level of service to you. We also use this information in the aggregate to perform statistical analyses of user behavior and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of the website.

Cookies

We design the layout and features of our website so that new visitors may anonymously learn about our products and services without revealing their identities. For new visitors, we use cookies to collect limited data, such as the date, time and areas of our website that are visited, as well as the website from which the new visitor came. When you select one of our products or services, register with n or complete a survey, we may try to identify your browser and we may combine information from cookies with other information collected online. By improving the features, marketing, and content of our website and by making your online experience more convenient and meaningful, we are able to better serve our customers’ needs.

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer’s hard drive and that often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website, that website’s computer asks your computer for permission to store this text file in a section of your hard drive that is specifically designated for cookies. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it. Your browser will only permit a website to access the cookies that it has previously sent to you and not the cookies sent to you by other websites. Some of our business partners, such as third party advertisers, use cookies that originate from their websites. We have no access to, or control over, these cookies. We use cookies to store login or other information on your computer, which serves to improve our website functionality and tailor our services to your preferences and interests. For certain services, we offer users the ability to store a user ID or password within a cookie so that they do not need to re-enter it when they subsequently return to our website. Cookies, in conjunction with our Web server’s log files, allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people visiting our website and to assess which parts of the site are most popular. This information helps us to constantly improve our website and better serve our customers. Most Internet browsers allow users to decide whether to accept cookies and how long to keep them on their hard drive. You may reset your browser to refuse cookies and still use our website, although website access and functionality may be slower and less convenient.

Other Cookies

We may also use cookies and other technologies from Google Analytics, Mixpanel, and other third parties that allow us to better understand how visitors use our website.

Enforcement

We may use the information we collect in connection with your use of the website (including your personal information) in order to investigate, enforce, and apply our Terms and Privacy Notice.

Transfer of Information

We may share your personal information with third parties to provide you with services that we offer through the website, conduct quality assurance testing, facilitate creation of accounts, provide technical and customer support, email or contact you, or provide other specific services in accordance with your instructions. These third parties are required not to use your personal information other than to provide the services requested by you. We may share your personal information with our parent company, subsidiaries, joint ventures, or other companies under a common control (collectively, “Affiliates”) that we may have now or in the future, in which case we will require them to honor this Privacy Notice. If another company acquires our company or our assets, that company will possess your personal information, and will assume the rights and obligations with respect to that information as described in this Privacy Notice.

We may disclose your personal information to third parties in a good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to (a) take action regarding suspected illegal activities; (b) enforce or apply our Terms and Privacy Notice; (c) comply with legal process, such as a search warrant, subpoena, statute, or court order; or (d) protect our rights, reputation, and property, or that of our users, affiliates, or the public. Please note that we are not required to question or contest the validity of any search warrant, subpoena or other similar governmental request that we receive. We may disclose information in the aggregate to third parties relating to user behavior in connection with actual or prospective business relationship with those third parties, such as advertisers and content distributors. For example, we may disclose the number of users that have been exposed to, or clicked on, advertising banners.

Information of Others

You may choose to provide us with another person’s e-mail address so that person may be invited to create an account on this website. By providing us with another person’s e-mail address, you represent to us that you have obtained the consent of the person concerned as regards such disclosure to us of their personal information. All invitees are provided with the option not to receive further invitations. We may disclose such information if required to do so in order to comply with legal process, as described above.

You Can Opt Out of Receiving Further Marketing from Zembles at Any Time

 We will send you information about our various products and services, or other products and services we feel may be of interest to you. Only Zembles (or agents or contractors working on behalf of Zembles and under confidentiality agreements) will send you these direct mailings. At any time, you can easily opt out of receiving further marketing from Zembles by emailing us info@zembles.com or by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of our emails.

Our Commitment to Data Security

Your account is password protected. We use industry standard measures to protect the personal information that is stored in our database. We limit the access to your personal information to those employees and contractors who need access to perform their job function, such as our customer service personnel. Although we take appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that your personal information will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Notice.

You hereby acknowledge that Zembles is not responsible for any intercepted information sent via the internet, and you hereby release us from any and all claims arising out of or related to the use of intercepted information in any unauthorized manner.

Changes to Privacy Notice

We may modify this Privacy Notice at any time, and we will post any new versions on this page. If we make any material changes in the way we use your personal information, we will notify you by sending an e-mail to the last e-mail address you provided to us and/or by prominently posting notice of the changes on our website. Any such changes will be effective upon the earlier of thirty (30) calendar days following our dispatch of an e-mail notice to you or thirty (30) calendar days following our posting of notice of the changes on our website. These changes will be effective immediately for new users of this website. Please note that at all times you are responsible for updating your personal information to provide us with your most current e-mail address. In the event that the last e-mail you have provided us is not valid, or for any reason is not capable of delivering to you the notice described above, our dispatch of the e-mail containing such notice will nonetheless constitute effective notice of the changes described in the notice. In any event, changes to this Privacy Notice may affect our use of personal information that you provided us prior to our notification to you of the changes. If you do not wish to permit changes in our use of your personal information, you must notify us prior to the effective date of the changes that you wish to deactivate your account with us. Continued use of this website following notice of such changes shall indicate your acknowledgement of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes.

How You Can Access or Correct Your Information; Choice About Use and Disclosure

Zembles acknowledges the individual’s right to access their personal data. You can request a copy of the personally-identifiable information that Zembles has collected about you via the website by emailing us at privacy@zembles.com. You can also request to have factual inaccuracies in this information corrected by emailing us info@zembles.com. You also have the right to limit use and disclosure of your personal data, subject to certain exceptions. To exercise this right, please email us privacy@zembles.com. If you wish for Zembles to stop emailing you, please use the opt-out function at the bottom of the email. Please note that where Zembles is acting as a processor of personal data for a customer, Zembles may first refer your request to the customer that submitted your personal data, and Zembles will assist the customer as needed in responding to your request.

California Privacy Rights Disclosure

This Privacy Policy describes Zembles’ handling of personally identifiable information as required by the California Online Privacy Protection Act and personal information under the California Consumer Privacy Act. California residents have the additional rights described in this section. Under California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as Senate Bill 27, or Shine the Light you are entitled to request and receive, free of charge, a copy of Zembles’ California Information Sharing Disclosure Notice for the previous calendar year. You may print this page, or call (888) 552-2883, to request a copy or email us privacy@zembles.com. We will provide the requested information to you at your email address in response. Please be aware that not all information sharing is covered by the “Shine the Light” requirements and only information on covered sharing will be included in our response. You have the right to opt-out from the sale of your personal information. Zembles does not sell personal information collected from your use of this website. However, you have the right to opt-out of the sale of Public Information. To make an opt-out request related to Public Information, call 1 (888) 552-2883 during Zembles’ business hours. California law excludes information from federal, state, and local government agencies from the scope of opt-out requests. While Zembles will not sell Public Information that has been opted-out, Zembles reserves the right to disclose Public Information to third parties, without notice to you, if required to do so by law, or if Zembles has a good faith belief that disclosure is necessary to (1) comply with legal process served on Zembles; (2) protect and defend Zembles’ rights or property; or (3) act in an emergency to protect someone’s safety. Zembles also reserves the right to transfer Public Information to any successor in interest to the Zembles business. An authorized agent may make a request on your behalf. The authorized agent may be required to provide Zembles with a copy of a signed power of attorney or other signed, written document authorizing the agent to make the request on your behalf.

You also have the right to request that Zembles disclose to you what personal information Zembles collects, uses, and/or discloses. To make a right-to-know request related to Public Information or personal information collected from your use of this website, call 1 (888) 552-2883 during Zembles’ business hours. California law excludes information from federal, state, and local government agencies from the scope of right-to-know requests. An authorized agent may make a request on your behalf. The authorized agent may be required to provide Zembles with a copy of a signed power of attorney or other signed, written document authorizing the agent to make the request on your behalf.

 

Zembles will not discriminate against you for exercising your rights under this section of this Privacy Policy.

How to Contact Us 

If you would like to contact us for any reason regarding our online information practices, please email us info@zembles.com.

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