Privacy Policy

Effective Date: December 2012

Local Pro Reviews, a subsidiary of Verse Industries, Inc., recognizes and respects the importance of maintaining the privacy of our visitors and registered members ("Members") and users, and has established this Privacy Policy as a result. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you of:

• the personal information we may collect from you when you visit our web site, submit a review, register your business with us, respond to our emails, or otherwise contact us via telephone, email, fax or mail,
• why we gather information from you,
• how we collect it,
• how we use it, and
• the choices you have regarding our use of personal information you have provided.

This Privacy Policy is part of the Terms of Use, which governs your use of our web site located at "Terms of Use" for the Member can be found by logging into the Account Members’ section of the site. Any questions or concerns regarding information privacy or security, please send an email to [email protected]. Note: You must be 18 years or older to use, subscribe or register as a member of Local Pro Reviews. The Web Site is a general audience site and we do not knowingly collect, maintain or disclose personal information from or about children.

Information Collection

When you visit the Local Pro Review Site, your Personal Information (first and last name, address, e-mail address, telephone number or payment information) will not be collected unless you voluntarily provide it by accessing a section of the site requiring it. If you do not agree with the terms of this policy or the Terms of Use on this website, then you should not access the site. You signify that you agree to the terms of this privacy policy and the Terms of Use by accessing this site.

Local Pro Reviews gathers some non-personal information to help us to improve our products and services. Depending on how you interact with us, this information can include Internet protocol (IP) addresses, date and type, pages viewed, browser type and version, entrance and exit sites, is gathered automatically.

You will be required to provide your e-mail address and first and last name when you register on our site. In some cases, you may be asked to create a personal user name and password and provide additional information, such as your company name, telephone number, street address, city, state, zip code and country. When registering for any service on our site that requires payment processing, then you may be required to provide certain financial information (such as the name on the credit card, credit card number and expiration date).

For customers who submit reviews, or account members who contact a customer through the site, the information you submitted is considered non-confidential by Local Pro Reviews and will not be treated as Personal Information. This information may be gathered by and made available to Local Pro Reviews users. As a result, it is advised that users avoid including any Personal Information in these communications. Local Pro Review will not be liable any Personal Information included in this content.

IP Addresses

Your IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer to identify it when you are Online. Our Web servers automatically collect IP addresses, and we may use information derived from your IP address to collect information about the numbers of visitors and site usage. Local Pro Reviews reserves the right, in rare instances, to use IP addresses to identify individuals who violate our Terms of Use, threaten our site, services or users.

How we use "Cookies" and "Action Tags"?

A "cookie" is a small data file sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer. We use cookies to let us know that you are a prior visitor, user or Member and to provide certain features to you. Our site can only read the cookies placed on your computer by us. We cannot access any information on your hard drive placed there by you or any other source. Most web browsers allow you to instruct the browser to prevent the use of cookies. However, if you disable this feature, certain aspects of the Local Pro Reviews Web Site may not function properly.

We also have relationships with third parties who may receive non-personal information directly from the cookies placed by our Web Site on your computer to assist in analyzing our business and customers.

Our Web Site also uses a common web technology called "action tags" (also called single pixel gifs or web beacons) to anonymously track usage and other web activity information. Action tags (including third party tags) may be used to provide data to third parties for tracking purposes; however, our Web Site does not use action tags to collect or transfer personal information.

Information Use

Unless specifically outlined in this Privacy Policy, Local Pro Reviews will not disclose any personal information provided on this site to third parties. Local Pro Reviews may share your name and email address with the authorized users of the business you are reviewing in order to authenticate the review. We reserve the right to disclose information you provide to us as required by law, in response to legal process and law enforcement requests and as necessary or appropriate, in our view, to operate the Web Site, process registrations, and to protect the rights or property of the Company, its Affiliates, users and authorized members.

Communications on Local Pro Reviews

The email you use to create a review will also be the email we will use to communicate with you should we need to reach you in regards to your review or your account, to inform you of any new programs or services we offer, to notify you of any Site maintenance, and to respond to any inquires or emails you may send us. We urge you to maintain an accurate and current email with us so that we can reach you in any of the above circumstances.

Once you submit a review, we share that review and your contact information with the company you reviewed and they may contact you through our site (particularly in the case of a negative review). We may also contact you on behalf of the company you reviewed in the event that they have any promotions to offer you.

Information Security

Local Pro Reviews uses many common security methods to ensure the security and safety of the information being transmitted on this site. Like other sites online, we cannot guarantee complete security from misuse or unauthorized access of any personal information you submit to us.

This privacy statement applies only while you are on a Local Pro Reviews Site. Upon leaving a Local Pro Reviews Site, we cannot control your privacy or security. This Privacy Policy does not apply to any information we may collect from you in any place other than this website.

Accessing Personal Information and Opting-Out

At any time, you will have the ability to access your Personal Information to correct and/or update that information. You can access this information via the "Login" link located at the top of each Local Pro Reviews web page. You can stop receiving communications from Local Pro Reviews at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of any email we send you.

Other Information

This Privacy Policy does not protect feedback, business information, ideas, concepts, or inventions that you submit to Local Pro Reviews by email or through the Site or Services. If you want to keep business information, ideas, concepts, or inventions private or proprietary, do not send them to Local Pro Reviews. Local Pro Reviews may use any feedback, information, ideas, concepts or inventions that you provide to Local Pro Reviews for any purpose without limitation and without the need to compensate you.

Privacy Policy Applicable to Online Activities Only

This Privacy Policy does not extend to anything that is inherent in the operation of the Internet, and therefore beyond Local Pro Reviews' control, and is not to be applied in any manner contrary to applicable law or governmental regulation. This online Privacy Policy only applies to information collected through this Site.

Privacy Policy Changes

This Privacy Policy is effective as of DATE, and will remain in effect unless Local Pro Reviews posts changes in the future. We have the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. We will notify you of any changes via email if you provide us with your address. Your use of this site after such changes constitutes your acceptance and agreement.

By visiting the Local Pro Reviews Site or using the Local Pro Reviews’ services, you agree to be bound by the terms of our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. If you do not agree to the terms, please do not use our site or our services.