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Privacy Policy

Collection and Use of Information
In order to operate the Site in an efficient and effective manner and to provide you with information that may be of interest to you, DirectoryofFinancing collects personal information, such as name, company name, physical address, and email address when you apply to become a member of DirectoryofFinancing and when you request to participate in a forum. Our collection of this information allows you to access the member sections of the Site when you are logged in to the Site, participate in forums and make purchases on the Site, as applicable. We also maintain a membership list which includes the name, physical address, phone number, and fax number of all DirectoryofFinancing members.

We will also collect additional information from users who make additional requests via the Site, such as registering for events, making membership fee payments, or making other purchases. The information collected may include, in addition to the personal information otherwise collected via the Site (as discussed above) credit card information, company listing information that is published on our website and twice a year in the Franchise Opportunities Guide. .

You can always change any personal information that you submit to DirectoryofFinancing by logging in to your online account and making changes.

You agree that DirectoryofFinancing may use your personal information to contact you and to provide you with information that may be of interest to you, including print publications and email newsletters. By accepting these Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, you expressly agree to receive such communications. If you do not wish to receive these communications, you can opt-out of any further receipt by emailing the words Opt-Out to customerservice@directoryoffranchising.com.

Disclosure of Information
DirectoryofFinancing does not sell the information that it collects to any third parties for any reason. DirectoryofFinancing may disclose the information that it collects to third parties in order to fulfill a request that you have made via the Site, such as a purchase made on the Site, or as otherwise described in these Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In addition, DirectoryofFinancing provides a copy of its membership list to any DirectoryofFinancing member upon request.

Please be aware that when you publicly display personal information (for example, via a forum provided on the Site), that information can be collected and used by others. DirectoryofFinancing is not responsible for the collection or use of information that you publicly display.

DirectoryofFinancing may also disclose the information it collects as necessary to comply with the law or to cooperate with or seek assistance from law enforcement or to protect the interests of DirectoryofFinancing or other users of the Site. Such disclosures may be made with or without your consent or notice to you.

DirectoryofFinancing uses cookies only for the protection and convenience of the users of the Site. DirectoryofFinancing may store non-personally identifiable information about you such as a session ID in a cookie that it places on your computer. Cookies enable DirectoryofFinancing to serve secure pages to a users without requiring the user to sign in to his or her account repeatedly. In addition, DirectoryofFinancing uses cookies to track a user's behavior on the Site, including when a user is logged in to his or her account, changes that are made to a user's account information, and purchases made by a user via the Site. DirectoryofFinancing uses this information for internal purposes only and does not share this information with third parties except as necessary to provide a product or service or make a change to account information requested by a user. You may have the ability to set your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent; however, some of the Site's features or services may not function properly without cookies.

Third-Party Websites
The Site contains links to other websites not operated by or affiliate with DirectoryofFinancing, including links to purchase goods and/or services. We are not responsible for the content, privacy practices, or security procedures of any websites linked to on the Site. We encourage you to be aware when you leave the Site and to read the privacy policies of any other site visited.

Security of Information
DirectoryofFinancing uses appropriate industry practices to safeguard the confidentiality of your account information and to prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, andensure the correct use of information as described in these Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. However, no data transmitted over the Internet is 100% secure. Accordingly, while DirectoryofFinancing makes reasonable efforts to protect your personal information, any information that you provide to DirectoryofFinancing is transmitted at your own risk and you assume all responsibility and risk for your use of the Site, the Internet generally, and the information you may post or access and for your conduct on and off the Site.

DirectoryofFinancing does not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 13 and this Site is not directed to children under the age of 13.

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