Privacy Policy

EndieBid, LLC. (EndieBid, “We”, “Us”, “Our”) Provides an online platform where you can connect with other users in your city/state who are seeking service providers or are service providers themselves, which is available at http://www.EndieBid.com. This EndieBid privacy policy is intended to inform you of our policies and procedures regarding the collection, use and disclosure of any information submitted to us through your use of EndieBid.com. The information addressed in this privacy policy includes "Personal Information," which is information about you that is personally identifiable such as your full name, physical address or e-mail address, as well as "Non-Identifiable Information," which is non-public information that may be associated with or linked to a specific EndieBid account but does not by itself permit the identification of individual persons (e.g., demographic, interest, or site usage information). This Privacy Policy does not pertain to any information that is publicly available on or through EndieBid.This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time. We may update this Privacy Policy to reflect changes to our information practices as needed. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms of Service.

User Consent

By accessing or otherwise using EndieBid, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy and the associated Terms of Service set forth on http://endieBid.com/terms-and-conditions. You expressly consent to the processing of your personal information and anonymous information according to this Privacy Policy.

Your personal information may be processed by us in the country where it where it was collected as well as other countries (including the United States) where laws regarding processing of Personal Information may be less stringent than the laws in your country.

Policy Regarding Children

EndieBid and its Application are not directed to individuals under the age of 18. We do not intentionally or knowingly collect or maintain Personal Information from those who are under the age of 13 years old. Protecting the privacy of children is very important to us, thus if a parent or guardian becomes aware that his/her child has provided us with Personal Information without their consent he/she should contact us. Once notified or upon obtaining actual knowledge that a user is under the age of 13 years old, we will take the necessary steps needed to remove all such Personal Information related to that user from our databases. By using EndieBid, you are representing that you are able to form a binding contract in your jurisdiction. 

Information Collection and Use

In general, we collect both Personal Information and Non-Identifiable Information that you submit to us voluntarily throughEndieBid. We collect information that you submit in the process of creating or editing your account and user profile on EndieBid. For example, our registration and login process requires you to provide us with your name, a valid email address and a password of your choice. Also when you personalize your profile and use the features of EndieBid, we will collect any information you voluntarily provide, and we may also request optional information to support your use of EndieBid, including such Non-Identifiable Information as your year of birth, gender and other demographic information. We also collect information in the form of the content that you submit during your use of Endiebid, such as photos, reviews, ratings and other information you choose to submit, including information from other social networks that you choose to link to your EndieBidprofile.

If you send an e-mail to us through our “Contact Us” form onEndieBid or any other form(s) available we will also collect your e-mail address and the full content of your e-mail, including attached files, and any other information you provide. When you finalize transactions with other EndieBid users, you will need to submit your credit card information or other payment information as well so that our service providers can process your payment for those products and services.Please note that we may also use your Personal Information to contact you with information related to your useof the Service(s); you may not opt out of these notifications.

Information from other sources and Third Parties

We may receive information, including Personal Information, about you from other sources with which you have registered, companies with whom we have partnered (collectively, "Partners") or other third parties. We may associate this information with the other Personal Information we have collected about you. If you connect to EndieBid through another social network, we may collect information about you and your friends from that social network in order to provide you with a more personalized experience. For instance, we may collect your user ID or profile information from that third-party social network that you have permitted to be displayed through EndieBid in order to display you as a friend or in association with your profile and connections. EndieBid will treat this information in the same manner as we treat the information we collect directly from you. However, please remember that the third party providers of such information handle it according to their own privacy policies.

Technology collected information (Log Data)

As you use EndieBid and its application whether as a member or a non-registered user just browsing (any of these, an "EndieBid User"),certain technical and usage information may be collected from you that your browser sends whenever you visit a website(“Log data”), including your Internet protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, and operating system. This may also include the webpage you were visiting before you came to our Site and Application, pages of our Site and Application that you visit, the time spent on those pages, information you search for on our Site and Application, access times and dates, and other statistics.We use this information to monitor and analyze use of the Site, Application and the Service and for the Site and Application's technical administration, to increase our Site and Application's functionality and user-friendliness, and to better tailor theEndieBid experience to meet your special needs and interests.

We also use cookies to help us collect more detailed information about you and your computer system as well. "Cookies" are small pieces of information that a website sends to your computer’s hard drive while you are viewing a website.We may use both session Cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent Cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them) to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience with EndieBid. We utilize persistent cookies to save your login information for future logins to the Site and Application and we utilize session ID cookies to enable certain features of the Site and Application, to better understand how you interact with the Site and Application and to monitor aggregate usage by EndieBid Users and web traffic routing on the Site and Application.

Persistent Cookies can be removed by following your Internet browser help file directions. In order to use our services offered through EndieBid, your web browser must accept Cookies. If you choose to disable Cookies, some aspects of EndieBid may not work properly, and you will not be able to receive our services.

We may also enable third-party advertising networks, advertisers and ad servers to promote third-party products and/or services by placing advertisements on EndieBid. These advertisers and ad servers may use their own Cookies and/or "Web Beacons" (which are usually small, transparent graphic images) in order to monitor information related to those advertisements and your use of EndieBid. Clicking on such advertisements will direct you to the website of a third-party and the advertiser. This Privacy Policy does not cover the privacy practices of any advertisers or ad servers.

Aggregate Information

Additionally, we may use your Non-Identifiable Information in connection with compiling Aggregate Information about general site usage in order to perform statistical analysis to help us analyze patterns in the use of EndieBid. Such Aggregate Information will not include your Personal Information.

Security and Phishing

Identity theft and the practice currently known as "phishing" are of great concern to EndieBid. Safeguarding information to help protect you from identity theft is a top priority. We do not and will not, at any time, request your credit card information, your EndieBid Account ID, login password, or national identification numbers in a non-secure or unsolicited e-mail or telephone communication.

We are committed to protecting the security of your Personal Information. We use a variety of industry-standard security technologies and procedures to help protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Even though we have taken significant steps to protect your Personal Information, no company, including us, can “Fully” eliminate security risks to Personal Information.For more information about phishing, visit the Federal Trade Commission's website at http://www.ftc.gov.

Information Use and Disclosure

In general, both the Personal Information and Non-Identifiable Information you submit to us is used to provide you access to EndieBid, to improve EndieBid, to better tailor the features, performance, and support of EndieBid and to offer you additional information, opportunities, promotions and functionality from us, our partners or our advertisers. 

Additionally, we use your email address to contact you on behalf of your friends (such as when someone sends you a personal message or notifications from a social network or other website with whom you have registered to receive such notifications). We may use this e-mail address to contact you, for things such as changes to EndieBid policies, and other types of service and/or legal notices. Despite your indicated email preferences, we may also send you administrative emails regarding EndieBid, and administrative confirmations if we choose to provide such notices to you in this manner.

Disclosure of Information

Personal Information except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, we do not generally sell, trade, rent, or share the Personal Information that we collect with third parties, unless you ask or authorize us to do so.

Partners and Service Providers: We share your content preferences and other information with the social network from which you have connected to EndieBid, along with those companies and persons with whom you have asked or authorized us to share your information.

We may provide your Personal Information to third-party service providers who work on behalf of or with us to provide some of the services and features of EndieBid and to help us communicate with you. Examples of such services include sending email, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing payments (including credit card payments), and providing customer service. We may share some or all of your Personal Information with our third-party partners, those with whom we have a co-branding or promotional relationship, or other third-parties about whom you are otherwise notified and do not request to opt out of such sharing. We require our third-party service providers to promise not to use such non-public information except as necessary to provide the relevant services to us.

Non-Identifiable Information: This Privacy Policy does not limit our use or disclosure of Non-Identifiable Information in any way, and we reserve the right to use and disclose Non-Identifiable Information to our partners, advertisers and other third parties in our discretion. Specifically, we may use any of the Non-Identifiable Information you provide or that we collect from you or third parties to assist us in recommending content or connections, and we may disclose Non-Identifiable Information to third-parties who assist us in delivering you more relevant advertising and content.

Mergers or Acquisitions/Change of Control: Although we currently do not have a parent company, any subsidiaries, joint ventures, or other companies under a common control, we may in the future, and we may share some or all of your Personal Information with these companies, in which case we will require them to honor this Privacy Policy.

In the event we go through a business transition such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, your Personal Information may be among the assets transferred. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and are permitted by this Privacy Policy, and that any acquirer of ours, or their agents, may continue to process your Personal Information as set forth in this Privacy Policy.

Responding to Legal Process and Related Disclosures: We may disclose your Personal Information if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with laws or to respond to subpoenas, court orders, warrants or other legal demands or to establish or defend EndieBid from legal claims; or (b) to protect and defend our rights or property, you, or third parties from fraud, abuse or violations of the Terms of Service or illegal acts; or (c) to protect the safety or integrity of EndieBid, its users, the public or other parties as it is deemed appropriate, in our sole discretion. You hereby consent to our sharing your Personal Information under the circumstances described herein.

EndieBid Members and users

When you create an EndieBid Account, we will set up an Endiebid Account profile page for you. Your EndieBid Account profile page will include your first name, last name and location (City/State). You can select the other items of Personal Information that you wish to be included in your EndieBid Account profile page – including, but not limited to, a profile picture, a list of the SNS groups to which you belong, a list of any of your SNS friends or connections who are also Members of EndieBid. 

You should understand that when you use EndieBid, certain information you post or provide through EndieBid, such as your name, profile, comments, collections and reviews, may be shared with other users and posted on publicly available portions of EndieBid, including without limitation, chat rooms, and message boards along with other public forums. Please keep in mind that we DO NOT authorize you to disclose Personal Information when posting comments or other personal information or content through EndieBid such as phone numbers whether personal or business related, e mail addresses or home addresses. This information may become publicly available and may be collected and used by others, including people outside the EndieBid community. We will not have any obligations with respect to any information that you post to parts of EndieBid available to others, and recommend that you use caution.

We will display your Profile Information in your EndieBid Account profile page publicly via the Site and Application, and, with your prior permission, on third party sites. Any information you choose to provide as part of your Profile Information will be publicly visible to all EndieBid Users and consequently should reflect how much you want other EndieBid Users to know about you. We recommend that you guard your anonymity and sensitive information and we encourage members to think carefully about what information about themselves they disclose in their profile pages. You can review and revise your Profile Information at any time.

Third Party Sites, Links and Advertising

EndieBid may contain links to other websites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such third-party websites. We encourage our users to read the privacy statements of each and every website they visit. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by us through EndieBid and does not apply to these third-party websites. The ability to access information of third-parties from EndieBid, or links to other websites or locations, is for your convenience and does not signify our endorsement of such third-parties, their products, their services, other websites, locations or their content.

Changing or deleting your Personal Information

All Members may review, update, correct or delete their Personal Information in their registration profile by contacting us athttp://endiebid.com/contact-usor editing the relevant part of their profile. If you would like us to cancel your EndieBid Account, please contact us or select the "Cancel Account" feature of the Service and we will attempt to accommodate your request if we do not have any legal obligation or a legitimate business reason to retain the information contained in your EndieBid Account. Please note that, if you cancel your EndieBid Account, any reviews you have posted via the Site and Application will remain publicly viewable via the Site and Application. Please see below for privacy contact information.

Feedback

If you provide feedback to us, we may use and disclose such feedback for any purpose, provided we do not associate such feedback with your Personal Information. We will collect any information contained in such feedback and will treat the Personal Information in it in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Contact and Revisions

If you have questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy, please contact us here

http://endiebid.com/contact-us

This Privacy Policy is subject to occasional revision at our discretion, and if we make any material changes in the way we use your Personal Information, we will post an alert on this page or may otherwise post an alert in theEndieBidNewsroom section available at http://.endiebid.com/news. If you object to any such changes, you must cease using EndieBid. Continued use of EndieBid following notice of any such changes shall indicate your acknowledgement of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes.