Thank you for visiting the Handyman Network web site. This privacy statement demonstrates the commitment of Handyman-Network Franchise Systems Inc. and Handyman Network (“Handyman Network”) to your right to privacy when visiting handymannetwork.com, handyman-network.com, handyman-franchise.com, or any sub-site of these sites (our Web Sites). We believe the privacy of information gathered about you (“Information”) is an important issue for you and we are committed to maintaining your confidence and trust in all of our activities with you.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement or the content and practices of our web site, please feel free to contact us directly at:
Handyman-Network Franchise Systems Inc. (“HNFS”) 5810 W 78th St, Suite 220, Bloomington, MN 55439
INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We collect Information when you register to access and use certain portions of the Site. We also collect Information from you that is necessary to identify you and to process and fulfill your requests for information or service.
Information Collection, Disclosure and Use
In various parts of our site we may collect information via forms on our website. These may include but are not limited to franchise inquiries, requests for an appointment with Handyman Network, general contact forms, or user surveys. It is our policy not to share specific information collected from these forms with any parties outside HNFS or Handyman Network franchisees, except in the case of aggregate data that does not personally identify you.
Unless otherwise provided, HNFS may use the personal information that you disclose as follows:
|To correspond with you|
|To track statistics that will help us to improve our Web Site|
|To ensure that our community is protected against unauthorized access|
|To contact you for any reason|
|To compile aggregate information for HNFS’s, Handyman Network’s or a third party’s use. This is information that does not personally identify you, but which may be helpful for marketing purposes or for improving the services we offer|
We may disclose personal information if required by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) comply with applicable law or legal process served on HNFS or Handyman Network, its subsidiaries or affiliates; (b) protect the rights of HNFS or Handyman Network or its users; or (c) protect the safety of users or the public.
As we continue to develop, we might sell or buy the assets of similar companies. In such transactions, customer and user Information generally is one of the transferred business assets. Also, in the event that we or substantially all of our assets are acquired, such Information may be one of those transferred assets, and we reserve the right to buy or sell such assets.
Home Repair Insider e-Newsletter
Through our email newsletter “Home Repair Insider” Handyman Network aims to provide our members with helpful home improvement information. To do this, Handyman Network collects names and email addresses of subscribers. Handyman Network does not sell or otherwise distribute this information. From time to time we may send out special announcements to our list members (no more than once a week), however we will not sell or give your address to any third party. If at any time you wish to cancel your subscription to Home Repair Tips, simply click on the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of the email to be automatically removed, or reply to the email with the text “remove” in the subject line of the email.
We use a variety of standard protections to maintain the security of your online session. Although the Site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of Information under our control, we cannot guarantee that such security measures will be sufficient, will not be breached, and that your Information may not be disclosed or otherwise accessed in any unauthorized manner. Certain Information may be transmitted to you by electronic mail. Although it may be illegal to intercept or disclose these messages, these transmissions are not secured.
CHILDREN’S PRIVACY PROTECTION
The Site does not target children or provide products or services for use by children. We do not knowingly collect Information from persons under 13 years of age. If you are under 13 years of age, you may review the Site only with involvement of a parent or guardian, and you may not use any portion of the Site that would require collection of personal information from you.
LINKED INTERNET WEB SITES
The Site may provide hypertext links to other web sites that may contain privacy provisions that are different from those provided herein. We are not responsible for the collection, use or disclosure of information collected through those web sites, and we expressly disclaim any and all liability related to such collection, use or disclosure. You are encouraged to read the privacy policies of web sites reached through the use of links from the Site.
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