Petroholics.com (the “Site”) is owned by Petroholics Corporation, USA. (“Petroholics”). Petroholics values your privacy and is dedicated to protecting your personal information.
Registration: If you subscribe to the Free Edition of our services, we will collect your name and email address. We also ask you to provide certain optional information following your registration, including your company, occupation, location, interests, photo, and whether you wish to make this information available to other Petroholics members for networking purposes. If you then upgrade to a premium membership (Power Buyer, Power Seller, or RainMaker), we will collect your billing information.
Surveys: We may from time to time provide a survey for our subscribers to fill out providing us with demographic information (such as income level and gender). We encourage you to submit this information so we can provide you a more personalized experience on our Site but participation is entirely voluntary.
Third Party Links: We encourage you to be aware when you leave our Site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies only to information collected by our Site.
USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Third Party Offers: We do not share personally identifiable information with other third parties and will not use your information to send you information about third party offers. We will only use your information to further the business conducted on this Site.
Social Networking: If you opt-in to our social networking program, we may provide your name, company, photo, and location (but not your email address or phone number) to other Petroholics members based on your preferences. If you elect “network only”, we provide such information to people who are part of your network, but not to other members or the general public. If you elect “members only”, we provide this information to other members, but not to the general public.
Listings: Information you provide as a listing will be come public and your personal information will be posted along with a listing unless you choose to post a listing anonymously in which case we will forward contacts to your mailbox on the Site. When posting a listing, users are given the option of releasing their contact information to other users who have searches that match their criteria. This contact information is then shared with the users who have business listings that match their search criteria. Any information you post is public information and we cannot control what uses third parties may make of personal information you share in such a public forum. In addition, users searching the Site can view contact information (name, email and phone number) when they view a listing profile. Users can save their search criteria to have information about properties that match the specified criteria placed in their mailbox or emailed to them. Search critera and activity remains private to the individual user.
Search Agents: If you create a search agent to automatically search for listings matching your criteria, we may use your email address to send you search agent notifications. If you do not wish to receive these notifications, you can make your preference known. Please see the “Choice and Opt-out” section of this Policy.
Recommended Listings: If you choose to have us notify you about recommended listings, we may use your email address to send you the listing notifications. If you do not wish to receive these notifications, you can make your preference known. Please see the “Choice and Opt-out” section of this Policy.
Unread Mail: We provide an internal messaging system that enables our subscribers to communicate with each other and with our customer service representatives. If you elect to have us notify you about unread messages in your inbox, we may use your email address to send you these notifications. If you do not wish to receive these notifications, you can make your preference known. Please see the “Choice and Opt-out” section of this Policy.
Other Uses. We may use your personal information to contact you about the services on our Site in which you have expressed an interest, for example, if you have contacted customer service or made an inquiry.
Service-related Announcements: We will send you strictly service-related announcements on rare occasions when it is necessary to do so. For instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance, or the delivery of a service or product is delayed we might send you an email, or if there is some service issue with something you might have ordered. Generally, you may not opt-out of these communications, which are not promotional in nature.
HOW PETROHOLICS PROTECTS YOUR INFORMATION
We have security procedures in the storage and disclosure of personal information, which you have given us in order to prevent unauthorized access. Keep in mind however, that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to log off when finished using a shared computer.
Our Site may also contain links to other Web Sites. Keep in mind that Petroholics does not control and is not responsible for the privacy or security practices or the content of these other web sites.
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Effective Date: May 12, 2016