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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Reno 411 Inc. collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a "User") of the www.myreno411.com Website (the "Website"). This Privacy Policy applies to the Website and all products and services offered by Reno 411 Inc. The Website is owned and operated by Reno 411 Inc. sometimes referred to as “we”, “us” or “our”. The terms “you”, “user” or “subscriber” refers to the customer visiting the Website and/or contributing content to the Website.

Reno 411 Inc. understands that submitting personal information online requires a great deal of trust. We understand User’s concerns about privacy and take this issue very seriously. We make a commitment to ensuring the security & confidentiality of the information you provide. Before submitting any personal information to our Website please ensure that you have read and understand our Privacy Policy. By submitting information to our Website you consent to the collection, use, & disclosure of personal information as described below in accordance to the Privacy Policy outlined on the Website.

PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our Website, register on the Website, subscribe to the newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Website. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, and/or phone number. Users may, however, visit our Website anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Website related activities. A User’s account profile and any content a user may post on the Website is meant for public consumption, therefore, this content may be displayed on the Website and on third-party Websites or other services.

We may collect IP addresses to improve services rendered through our Website (for example ensuring the quality of our review system and to locate contractors near your connection point).

Please note for contractors registering their business with our Website, business addresses and/or business e-mail addresses and/or phone numbers and/or website addresses and/or social media accounts are not considered as being personal information for the purposes of this Privacy Policy.

NON-PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Website. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users, means of connection to our Website, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

WEB BROWSER COOKIES

Our Website may use "cookies" to enhance User experience. User's web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Website may not function properly.

In addition to the uses of information described in this Privacy Policy, information collected from cookies may be disclosed to 3rd parties to measure the use of our Website and to improve content & functionality of the Website.

HOW WE USE COLLECTED INFORMATION

Reno 411 may collect and use Users’ personal information for the following purposes:

  • To verify accounts and reviews
    We may use information to verify a User’s email address & identity upon registration and to verify any reviews submitted to the Website.
  • To improve customer service
    Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
  • To personalize user experience
    We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Website.
  • To improve our Website
    We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
  • To process payments
    We may use the information Users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.
  • To display a contractors business details on the Websites directory
    Information provided by contractors in regards to their business will be displayed in the Website’s public business directory (with the exception of any payment information provided for payment of account fees).
  • To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Website feature
    We may send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.
  • To send periodic emails
    We may use the email address to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or User may contact us via our Website.
  • To test compliance and to protect against error or fraud
    We may use personal information to detect and protect the Website from error, fraud, or illegal activity, or to audit the Website’s compliance with stated policies & contractual obligations.

HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage, and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Website. We restrict access to personal identification information to employees and representatives who are authorized and require access to carry out their required responsibilities & contractual obligations.

Sensitive and private data exchange between the Website and its Users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures.

SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Website or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission. These third parties are prohibited from using the personal information provided for any other purpose other than to perform their contracted duties. These third parties are required to protect the personal information disclosed by Reno 411 Inc. and comply with the contents of this Privacy Policy.

ACCESS TO UPDATING & CORRECTING USER INFORMATION

Reno 411 Inc. takes reasonable steps to ensure information collected is relevant, accurate, and complete. A User wishing to access their information in order to make changes can do so by signing into their MyReno411 account and selecting ‘Account Settings’ from the top right of the page. To access other personal information Reno 411 Inc. may have, please send an email outlining the request to the address listed below. If a User wishes to remove or delete their account they can do so from ‘Account Settings’, certain information may be retained as necessary upon termination of an account, please see below.

RETENTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

The information that we collect and retain may be stored in Canada, the United States, or other countries where our servers are located. Reno 411 Inc. may retain personal information after an account has been terminated for as long as necessary to fulfil the purpose(s) for which it was collected and to comply with the applicable local laws. When that purpose has been satisfied the personal information will be removed from the system in such a way as to protect the User’s security.

THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

Users may find advertising or other content on our Website that link to the websites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these websites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Website. In addition, these websites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These websites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Website, is subject to that website's own terms and policies.

CONTRACTOR PROFILES

Content provided by the contractor such as images and/or videos will be temporarily removed from the Website after the subscription period if the contractor fails to renew their contract with Reno 411 Inc. This content will remain in our database so that if the contractor does renew their contract the profile can be restored to its previous condition. If the contractor does not wish Reno 411 Inc. to retain their images, and/or videos, and/or logo then the contractor can request their profile be deleted which will permanently remove this information from our Website and databases.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

Reno 411 Inc. has the discretion to update this Privacy Policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this Privacy Policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS

By using this Website, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Website. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes. Users will be notified of significant changes to our Privacy Policy through the email address provided upon registration.

Reno 411 Inc. will typically seek consent for the use or disclosure of information at the time of collection, however, in certain circumstances when this is not possible we may seek consent after collection has already occurred (for example if Reno 411 Inc. wished to use information for a purpose previously not identified). A User may withdraw their consent at any time, subject to legal or contractual restrictions and reasonable notice. Should a user withdraw their consent then the Website may not be able to continue providing services.

CHILDREN'S PRIVACY

This Website is a general audience Website that does not offer services directed at children. Children are not eligible to use our Website unsupervised and we ask that children do not submit any personal information to us. Should a child whom we know to be 13 years old or younger provide us personal information, that information will be deleted as soon as reasonably possible.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this Website, or your dealings with this Website, please contact us.