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Your Privacy Rights - Last Updated: September 11, 2011
websites and URL's controlled or operated by Barahona Brothers. which link to this policy, unless otherwise specified) or our services,
or otherwise provide us with information through various means the information we collect, how that information may be used, with whom
it may be shared, and your choices about such uses and disclosures.
Information we collect about you
In General. We may collect personal information that can identify you such as your name and email address and other information that
does not identify you. When you provide personal information through our website, the information may be sent to servers located in
the United States and other countries around the world.
Information you provide. We may collect and store any personal information you enter on our website or provide to us in some other
manner. This includes identifying information, such as your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, credit card information,
and other personally identifiable information. We also may request information about your interests and activities, your gender and age,
and other demographic information
Information from other sources. We may also periodically obtain both personal and non-personal information about you from other
business partners, contractors and other third parties. Examples of information that we may receive include: updated delivery and
address information, purchase history, and additional demographic information.
Information about others. We may also collect and store personal information about other people that you provide to us. If you use our
website to send others (friends, relatives, colleagues, etc.) information that may interest them through our system, we may store your
personal information, and the personal information of each such recipient
and about your activities on our site.
Information collected automatically. We automatically collect information from your browser when you visit our website. This information
includes your IP address, your browser type and language, access times, the content of any undeleted cookies that your browser
previously accepted from us (see "Cookies" below), and the referring website address.
Cookies. When you visit our website, we may assign your computer one or more cookies, to facilitate access to our site and to
personalize your online experience. Through the use of a cookie, we also may automatically collect information about your online
activity on our site, such as the web pages you visit, the links you click, and the searches you conduct on our site. Most browsers
automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you choose to decline cookies,
please note that you may not be able to sign in or use some of the interactive features offered on our website.
Other Technologies. We may use standard Internet technology, such as web beacons and other similar technologies, to track your use
of our site. We also may include web beacons in promotional [or other] e-mail messages or newsletters to determine whether messages
have been opened and acted upon. The information we obtain in this manner enables us to customize the services we offer our website
visitors to deliver targeted advertisements and to measure the overall effectiveness of our online advertising, content, programming or
Information collected by third-parties.
We may allow third-parties, including our authorized service providers, advertising companies, and ad networks, to display
advertisements on our site. These companies may use tracking technologies, such as cookies, to collect information about users who
view or interact with their advertisements. Our website does not provide any personal information to these third parties. This information
allows them to deliver targeted advertisements and gauge their effectiveness. Some of these third-party advertising companies may be
advertising networks that are members of the Network Advertising Initiative, which offers a single location to opt out of ad targeting from
member companies (www.networkadvertising.org).
How we use the information we collect
In general. We may use information that we collect about you to:
deliver the products and services that you have requested;
manage your account and provide you with customer support;
perform research and analysis about your use of, or interest in, our products, services, or content, or products, services or content
offered by others;
communicate with you by e-mail, postal mail, telephone and/or mobile devices or send newsletters about products or services that may
be of interest to you either from us, or other third parties;
communicate with you with regard to partially completed service requests;
develop and display content and advertising tailored to your interests on our site and other sites;
verify your eligibility and deliver prizes in connection with contests and sweepstakes;
perform background screening, which may include the use of third parties, on Service Professionals
enforce our terms and conditions;
manage our business and perform functions as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.
Payment and Financial information. For Service Professionals, we may use financial information or payment method to process
payment for any purchases made on our website, enroll you in the discount, rebate, and other programs in which you elect to
participate, to protect against or identify possible fraudulent transactions, and otherwise as needed to manage our business. For
consumers, we may use credit card information to process payment for any payments made on our website.
Job applicants. If your personal information is submitted through our website when applying for a position with our company, the
information will be used solely in connection with considering and acting upon your application. We may retain your personal
information for a period of time, but only for the purpose of considering your application for current or future available positions.
Please review "Your choices about collection and use of your information" below.
With whom we share your information
We want you to understand when and with whom we may share personal or other information we have collected about you or your
activities on our web site or while using our services.
Personal information. We do not share your personal information with others except as indicated below or when we inform you and give
you an opportunity to opt out of having your personal information shared. We may share personal information with:
Authorized service providers: We may share your personal information with our authorized service providers that perform certain
services on our behalf. These services may include fulfilling orders, processing credit card payments, delivering packages, providing
customer service and marketing assistance, performing business and sales analysis, supporting our website functionality, and
supporting contests, sweepstakes, surveys and other features offered through our website or performing background checks of Service
Professionals. These service providers may have access to personal information needed to perform their functions but are not
permitted to share or use such information for any other purposes.
Business partners: When you make purchases, reservations or engage in promotions offered through our website or our services, we
may share personal information with the businesses with which we partner to offer you those products, services, promotions, contests
and/or sweepstakes. When you elect to engage in a particular merchant's offer or program, you authorize us to provide your email
address and other information to that merchant.
Service Professionals. We match your information and service request against our list of Service Professionals. When you submit a
service request through our website, you consent to our providing your personal information and request to the Service Professionals
we match with your request. Sharing this information with Service Professionals allows them to contact you using the e-mail address or
other contact information you provided. In addition, we have other approved contractual partners that fulfill service requests, or that
utilize their own Service Professionals to supplement our network, and we share your information with them, subject to contractual
confidentiality restrictions, in order to attempt to provide the services requested. If using our services pursuant to a membership with
one of our partners, Barahona Brothers may share your service request activity information with such partner.
Other Situations. We also may disclose your information:
In response to a subpoena or similar investigative demand, a court order, or a request for cooperation from a law enforcement or other
government agency; to establish or exercise our legal rights; to defend against legal claims; or as otherwise required by law. In such
cases, we may raise or waive any legal objection or right available to us.
When we believe disclosure is appropriate in connection with efforts to investigate, prevent, or take other action regarding illegal
activity, suspected fraud or other wrongdoing; to protect and defend the rights, property or safety of our company, our users, our
employees, or others; to comply with applicable law or cooperate with law enforcement; or to enforce our website terms and conditions
or other agreements or policies.
In connection with a substantial corporate transaction, such as the sale of our business, a divestiture, merger, consolidation, or asset
sale, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy.
Any third parties to whom we may disclose personal information may have their own privacy policies which describe how they use and
disclose personal information. Those policies will govern use, handling and disclosure of your personal information once we have
encourage you to visit the websites of those third parties. These entities or their servers may be located either inside or outside the
Aggregated and non-personal information. We may share aggregated and non-personal information we collect under any of the above
circumstances. We may also share it with third parties to develop and deliver targeted advertising on our websites and on websites of
third parties. We may combine non-personal information we collect with additional non-personal information collected from other
sources. We also may share aggregated information with third parties, including advisors, advertisers and investors, for the purpose of
conducting general business analysis. For example, we may tell our advertisers the number of visitors to our website and the most
popular features or services accessed. This information does not contain any personal information and may be used to develop website
content and services that we hope you and other users will find of interest and to target content and advertising. For Service
Professionals, we may share your business contact information with third parties, including but not limited to, business name, address,
telephone number, email address and name of owner or proprietor of the business.
There are a number of places on our website where you may click on a link to access other websites that do not operate under this
do not control. These third-party websites may independently solicit and collect information, including personal information, from you
and, in some instances, provide us with information about your activities on those websites. We recommend that you consult the privacy
statements of all third-party websites you visit by clicking on the "privacy" link typically located at the bottom of the webpage you are
How you can access your information
If you have an online consumer account with us, you have the ability to review and update your personal information online by logging
into your account. You can also review and update your personal information by contacting us. More information about how to contact
us is provided below.
You can also choose to have your account disabled by contacting email@example.com. After you deactivate your account,
you will not be able to sign in to our website or access any of your personal information. However, you can open a new account at any
time. If you deactivate your account, we may still retain certain information associated with your account for analytical purposes and
recordkeeping integrity, as well as to prevent fraud, collect any fees owed, enforce our terms and conditions, take actions we deem
necessary to protect the integrity of our web site or our users, or take other actions otherwise permitted by law. In addition, if certain
those third parties' policies.
Your choices about collection and use of your information
You can choose not to provide us with certain information, but that may result in you being unable to use certain features of our website
because such information may be required in order for you to register as a member of our contractor network; to use our services;
purchase products or services; participate in a contest, promotion, survey, or sweepstakes; ask a question; or initiate other transactions
on our website.
At any time a consumer user can choose to no longer receive commercial or promotional emails or newsletters from us by accessing
your user account and opting out. You also will be given the opportunity, in any commercial e-mail that we send to you, to opt out of
receiving such messages in the future. It may take up to 10 days for us to process an opt-out request. We may send you other types of
transactional and relationship e-mail communications, such as service announcements, administrative notices, and surveys, without
offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them.
If you prefer not to have us share your postal mailing information with these selected providers of goods and services that may be of
interest to you, you can notify us at any time by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How we protect your personal information
We take appropriate security measures (including physical, electronic and procedural measures) to help safeguard your personal
information from unauthorized access and disclosure. For example, only authorized employees are permitted to access personal
information, and they may do so only for permitted business functions. We use firewalls to help prevent unauthorized persons from
gaining access to your personal information.
We want you to feel confident using our website to transact business. However, no system can be completely secure. Therefore,
although we take steps to secure your information, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information,
searches, or other communications will always remain secure. Please refer to the Federal Trade Commission's website at
http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/menus/consumer/data.shtm for information about how to protect yourself against identity theft.
Blogs, bulletin boards, reviews and chat rooms
We may provide areas on our websites where you can post information about yourself and others and communicate with others, as well
as post reviews of products, establishments, contractors, and the like, or upload content (e.g. pictures, videos, audio files, etc.). Such
on the subject of your posting. Also, whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information on publicly-viewable web pages, that
information will be publicly available and can be collected and used by others. For example, if you post your email address, you may
receive unsolicited messages. We cannot control who reads your posting or what other users may do with the information you
voluntarily post, so we encourage you to exercise discretion and caution with respect to your personal information. Once you have
posted information, you may not be able to edit or delete such information.
Our website is a general audience site, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13.
Visiting our websites from outside the United States
our website from outside the United States, please be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in the
United States where our servers are located and our central database is operated. The data protection and other laws of the United
States and other countries might not be as comprehensive as those in your country. Please be assured that we seek to take
reasonable steps to ensure that your privacy is protected. By using our services, you understand that your information may be
No Rights of Third Parties
of the website.
and/or share your personal information, we will notify you by sending an e-mail to the e-mail address you most recently provided us in
your account, profile or registration (unless we do not have such an email address), and/or by prominently posting notice of the
changes on our website. We recommend that you check our website from time to time to inform yourself of any changes in this Privacy
Policy or any of our other policies.
How to contact us
about our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes, please contact us by e-mail or postal
mail as follows:
For our Canadian users:
Your rights to access your personal information are not absolute. We may deny access:
When denial of access is required by law
When granting you access would have an unreasonable impact on other people's privacy;
To protect our Company's rights and property; or
Where the request if frivolous or vexatious.
If we deny your request for access to, or refuse a request to correct personal information, we will explain why.
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Your California Privacy Rights
If you are a resident of California, in addition to the rights set forth above, you have the right to request information from us regarding
the manner in which we share certain categories of personal information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. California
law gives you the right to send us a request at a designated address to receive the following information:
the categories of information we disclosed to third parties for their direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year
the names and addresses of the third parties that received that information; and
if the nature of the third party's business cannot be determined from their name, examples of the products or services marketed.
We may provide this information in a standardized format that is not specific to you. The designated email address for these requests is
A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a user's computer for record keeping purposes. Cookies can be either session cookies or
persistent cookies. A session cookie expires when you close your browser and is used to make it easier for you to navigate our website.
A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time.
For example, when you sign in to our website, we will record your user or member ID and the name on your user or member account in
the cookie file on your computer. We also may record your password in this cookie file, if you indicated that you would like your
password saved for automatic sign-in. For security purposes, we will encrypt any usernames, passwords, and other user or member
account-related data that we store in such cookies. In the case of sites and services that do not use a user or member ID, the cookie
will contain a unique identifier. We may allow our authorized service providers to serve cookies from our website to allow them to assist
us in various activities, such as doing analysis and research on the effectiveness of our site, content and advertising.
You may delete or decline cookies by changing your browser settings. (Click "Help" in the toolbar of most browsers for instructions.) If
you do so, some of the features and services of our website may not function properly.
We may allow third-parties, advertising companies, and ad networks, to display advertisements on our site. These companies may use
tracking technologies, such as cookies, to collect information about users who view or interact with their advertisements. Our website
does not provide any personal information to these third parties, but they may collect information about where you, or others who are
using your computer, saw and/or clicked on the advertisements they deliver, and possibly associate this information with your
subsequent visits to the advertised websites. They also may combine this information with personal information they collect from you.
advertisements and gauge their effectiveness. Some of these third-party advertising companies may be advertising networks that are
members of the Network Advertising Initiative, which offers a single location to opt out of ad targeting from member companies
Web beacons (also known as clear gifs, pixel tags or web bugs) are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies,
and are used to track the online movements of web users or to access cookies. Unlike cookies which are stored on the user's computer
hard drive, web beacons are embedded invisibly on the web pages (or in email) and are about the size of the period at the end of this
Web beacons may be used to deliver or communicate with cookies, to count users who have visited certain pages and to understand
usage patterns. We also may receive an anonymous identification number if you come to our site from an online advertisement
displayed on a third-party website.
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