This explains to you how your information is protected, collected and used.
This document may be updated by grandrapidscity.com from time to time with or without notice.
1. Protecting your privacy
* We don't use, pop ups, or pop-under advertising.
* We don't share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.
* We offer email anonymization & relay, to reduce 3rd party harvesting & spam.
* Account information is password-protected. Keep your password safe.
* grandrapidscity.com does not knowingly collect any information from persons under the age of 13. If grandrapidscity.com learns that a posting is by a person under the age of 13, grandrapidscity.com will remove that post.
* grandrapidscity.com, or people who post on grandrapidscity.com, may provide links to third party web-sites, which may have different privacy practices. We are not responsible for, nor have any control over, the privacy policies of those third party web-sites, and encourage all users to read the privacy policies of each and every web-site visited.
2. Data that is collected
* We sometimes collect your email address, for purposes such as sending self-publishing and confirmation emails, authenticating user accounts, providing subscription email services, registering for forums, sending email updates, general email information, and reserve the right to contact ANY user regarding posting on grandrapidscity.com & etc.
* For job postings, we may collect contact information, such as name(s), phone/fax number(s), and address for billing purposes.
* We sometimes collect your phone number for account authentication purposes, and may transmit it to a third party service for tele-robotic verification.
* grandrapidscity.com does not store credit card information. Credit card transactions are transmitted to a financial gateway, and we endeavor to protect the security of your payment information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology.
* We may collect personal information if you provide it in feedback or comments, post it on our classifieds or interactive forums, or if you contact us directly. Please do not post any personal information on grandrapidscity.com forums or classifieds that you expect to keep private.
* grandrapidscity.com web-logs collect standard web-log entries for each page served, including your IP address, page URL, and timestamp. Web-logs help us to diagnose problems with our server, to administer the grandrapidscity.com site, and to otherwise provide our service to you.
3. Data we store
* All classified and forum postings are stored in our database, sometimes even after "deletion," and or may or may not be archived elsewhere.
* Our web-logs and other records may be stored indefinitely.
* Registered job posters may be able to access and update their account information through the account homepage. Although we make good faith efforts to store the information in a secure operating environment that is not available to the public, we cannot guarantee complete security.
4. Circumstances in which grandrapidscity.com may release information
* grandrapidscity.com may or may not disclose information about its users if requested to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process.
5. National and International Users
By visiting our web-site and providing us with data, you acknowledge and agree that due to the national and international dimension of grandrapidscity.com we may use the data collected in the course of our relationship for the purposes identified in this policy or in our other communications with you, including the transmission of information outside your resident jurisdiction. In addition, please understand that such data may be stored on servers located in the United States. By providing us with your data, you consent to the transfer of such data.