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    Privacy Policy

    At DropByTech.com, we want to ensure that you understand how we use the information we gather about you. We also want you to understand that we value your privacy and safeguard it. If you have additional questions or would like further information on this topic, please feel free to write to us at [email protected] This privacy policy applies to information collected through this website for both clients and contractors. DropByTech.com may update this policy from time to time. Please check our policy periodically for changes. Your use of this website, and any disputes arising from it, is subject to this privacy policy as well as our Terms of Service and all of its dispute resolution provisions including arbitration, limitation on damages and choice of law.

    Type of Information Collected

    We may collect personally identifiable information(“PII” – for example, your full name, email address, mailing address, and telephone number) from you when you voluntarily submit the information while purchasing the items from us. We need this information in order to process payment. We also need the information to register you as a user of this site or to provide you with services. We may also collect PII from you if you choose to subscribe to our email program, or participate in sweepstakes, contests, and surveys, or in connection with content or suggestions you post on this site.

    We also collect non-personally identifiable information (“Non-PII” – for example, interests, hobbies, lifestyle choices, groups with whom you are affiliated) from you when you choose to provide or post non-PII information on this website.

    Non-PII may also be collected from you by means of cookies and pixel tags. Cookies are small bits of information that this website places on your computer. We use cookies and pixel tags to identify your IP address, browser type, domain name, and specific web pages through which you click. This data is collected automatically and utilized to help us look for trends to improve our website and your interactive experience. The cookies allow us to recognize you when you return to the website and to provide you with a customized experience that we feel will be of value to you. The cookies that are configured by this website do not contain any personally identifying information, such as your name, or sensitive information, such as your credit card number. Additional information regarding browser cookies and how to disable them is described below.

    If you desire to have access to certain restricted sections of the website, you will be required to become a registered user, and submit certain personal information to DropByTech.com. This happens in a number of instances, such as when you sign up for the DropByTech.com service. It also happens if you desire to receive marketing materials and information, if you submit a service request, and/or if you create a contractor profile to offer services through DropByTech.com. Personally identifiable information that we may collect may include your full name, password, email address, street address, telephone number, photographs you upload, and other information that you decide to provide us with

    Company Information: If you create a contractor profile, you have the opportunity to provide additional information (“company information”) such as your company name, address, phone number, website and a description of your company and the services you provide. You may also upload a profile picture and portfolio of your previous work. We may supplement or modify the company information to conform to our editorial policies or to add information from your website, materials that you supply to us, or publicly available sources. When you respond to a job request, your company information and profile is displayed to the consumer making such a job request. Providing additional information beyond what is required at registration is entirely optional, but may enable you market your services more effectively and potentially win more jobs at DropByTech.com. If you contact us by email through DropByTech.com, we may keep a record of your contact information and correspondence, and use such information to respond to your inquiry.

    Use of Information Collected

    In general, we may use information that we collect about you to:

    • provide you with the products and services that you have requested;
    • market your services to potential customers;
    • manage your account and provide 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 email, postal mail, telephone and/or mobile devices or send newsletters about products or services that may be of interest to you;
    • communicate with you with regard to 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;
    • enforce our terms and conditions;
    • manage our business;
    • perform functions as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.

    In addition, we may use your contact information to market to you, and provide you with information about our products and services. If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive such information or communications from us, please follow the “unsubscribe” instructions provided.

    DropByTech.com may collect users’ phone numbers during registration with the sole purpose to connect them with the clients they are in need of and have requested to be connected with. This phone number will not be given or sold to any third-parties who are not on DropByTech.com.

    Information Sharing and Disclosure

    We want you to understand when and with whom we may share personal information we have collected about you or your activities on our web site while using our services. We do not share 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. Under no circumstances, other than in the event of a business transfer (as discussed below) will DropByTech.com sell, rent, or lease its user lists (or the user list of any individual service provider) to a third party.

    Circumstance under which we may share your personal information:

    • To provide information to other users. We may share your personal information with users registered with DropByTech.com that perform certain services. Sharing this information with users allows you to be accurately matched. The information we share is generally the information requested during registration, including the client’s first name and last initial, the type of work needed, when the work should be performed, a description of the work needed, and a general budget.

     

    • To provide information to clients. If you are a registered contractor, we may share your company information with clients requesting services through DropByTech.com. Sharing this information with clients helps them to assess contractor quality. The information we share is the information provided in your profile and any information sent in a quote and/or message to the client.

     

    • To provide information to partner companies. We may enter into agreements with one or more partner companies pursuant to which we provide a partner company with a URL and a user registration page co-branded with, or private labeled by the partner company. The partner company may also distribute and promote the URL to its customers. A partner company may want to access personally identifiable information that we collect from its customers. As a result, if you register on DropByTech.com through a partner company, or if you are directed to or access DropByTech.com features (such as but not limited to an embedded widget) through a partner company, we may provide your personally identifiable information to the partner company. Because we do not control the privacy practices of our partner company, you should read and understand its privacy policies.

     

    • To facilitate DropByTech.com’s use of third-party services. We engage certain trusted third parties to perform functions and provide services to us, including, without limitation, hosting and maintenance, customer relationship, database storage and management, direct marketing campaigns and user credit card information storage. We will share your personally identifiable information with these third parties, but only to the extent necessary to perform these functions and provide such services, and only pursuant to binding contractual obligations requiring such third parties to maintain the privacy and security of your data.

     

    • To comply with laws and law enforcement. DropByTech.com may provide information to regulatory authorities and law enforcement officials in accordance with applicable law or when we otherwise believe in good faith that the law requires it. There may be instances when we may access or disclose your information in order to protect or defend the legal rights or property DropByTech.com

     

    • In connection with business transfers. DropByTech.com may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of its assets in connection with a merger, reorganization or sale of assets, or in the event of bankruptcy. In such an event, personal information may be one of the assets transferred.

     

    • To solicit or provide advice on service provider selection. DropByTech.com, with your explicit permission or opt-in, may publish a message to your Facebook wall notifying your friends of your use of the website and soliciting their advice on which service provider to select for your job. In addition, with your explicit opt-in, DropByTech.com may publish a message to your Facebook wall if you provide input, recommendations, or advice on another service provider selection

     

    1. Security

    DropByTech.com is very concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information. We employ administrative, physical and electronic measures designed to protect your information from unauthorized access. You should note that in using DropByTech.com, your information would travel through third party infrastructures, which are not under our control.

    2. Links to Other Websites

    DropByTech.com may contain links to other websites. DropByTech.com is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. DropByTech.com users should read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information.

    3. Regarding Children

    This website is a general audience site and does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13 years of age. If DropByTech.com becomes aware that a child under 13 has submitted personally identifiable information, DropByTech.com will delete that information. Parents who become aware that a child under the age of 13 has submitted personal information to DropByTech.com may contact us at [email protected]

    4. Changing or Deleting Information

    If you are a registered user of DropByTech.com, you may access and update or correct the information you provided to us by updating your settings in account information. If you wish to delete your account, you must email us at [email protected]