Our Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Last updated: November 30, 2022

This Privacy Policy describes Our policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of Your information when You use the Service and tells You about Your privacy rights and how the law protects You.

We use Your Personal data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, You agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy has been created with the help of the TermsFeed Privacy Policy Generator.

Interpretation and Definitions

Interpretation

The words of which the initial letter is capitalized have meanings defined under the following conditions. The following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear in singular or in plural.

Definitions

For the purposes of this Privacy Policy:

  • Account means a unique account created for You to access our Service or parts of our Service.

  • Company (referred to as either “the Company”, “We”, “Us” or “Our” in this Agreement) refers to Nexo Services LLC, 1 Houston, TX 77584.

  • Cookies are small files that are placed on Your computer, mobile device or any other device by a website, containing the details of Your browsing history on that website among its many uses.

  • Country refers to: Texas, United States

  • Device means any device that can access the Service such as a computer, a cellphone or a digital tablet.

  • Personal Data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual.

  • Service refers to the Website.

  • Service Provider means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Company. It refers to third-party companies or individuals employed by the Company to facilitate the Service, to provide the Service on behalf of the Company, to perform services related to the Service or to assist the Company in analyzing how the Service is used.

  • Usage Data refers to data collected automatically, either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).

  • Website refers to Biz Buyer Central, accessible from https://www.bizbuyercentral.com

  • You means the individual accessing or using the Service, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Service, as applicable.

Collecting and Using Your Personal Data

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data

While using Our Service, We may ask You to provide Us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify You. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address

  • First name and last name

  • Usage Data

Usage Data

Usage Data is collected automatically when using the Service.

Usage Data may include information such as Your Device’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that You visit, the time and date of Your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

When You access the Service by or through a mobile device, We may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device You use, Your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of Your mobile device, Your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser You use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

We may also collect information that Your browser sends whenever You visit our Service or when You access the Service by or through a mobile device.

Tracking Technologies and Cookies

We use Cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on Our Service and store certain information. Tracking technologies used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze Our Service. The technologies We use may include:

  • Cookies or Browser Cookies. A cookie is a small file placed on Your Device. You can instruct Your browser to refuse all Cookies or to indicate when a Cookie is being sent. However, if You do not accept Cookies, You may not be able to use some parts of our Service. Unless you have adjusted Your browser setting so that it will refuse Cookies, our Service may use Cookies.
  • Web Beacons. Certain sections of our Service and our emails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of a certain section and verifying system and server integrity).

Cookies can be “Persistent” or “Session” Cookies. Persistent Cookies remain on Your personal computer or mobile device when You go offline, while Session Cookies are deleted as soon as You close Your web browser. You can learn more about cookies on TermsFeed website article.

We use both Session and Persistent Cookies for the purposes set out below:

  • Necessary / Essential Cookies

    Type: Session Cookies

    Administered by: Us

    Purpose: These Cookies are essential to provide You with services available through the Website and to enable You to use some of its features. They help to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts. Without these Cookies, the services that You have asked for cannot be provided, and We only use these Cookies to provide You with those services.

  • Cookies Policy / Notice Acceptance Cookies

    Type: Persistent Cookies

    Administered by: Us

    Purpose: These Cookies identify if users have accepted the use of cookies on the Website.

  • Functionality Cookies

    Type: Persistent Cookies

    Administered by: Us

    Purpose: These Cookies allow us to remember choices You make when You use the Website, such as remembering your login details or language preference. The purpose of these Cookies is to provide You with a more personal experience and to avoid You having to re-enter your preferences every time You use the Website.

For more information about the cookies we use and your choices regarding cookies, please visit our Cookies Policy or the Cookies section of our Privacy Policy.

Use of Your Personal Data

The Company may use Personal Data for the following purposes:

  • To provide and maintain our Service, including to monitor the usage of our Service.

  • To manage Your Account: to manage Your registration as a user of the Service. The Personal Data You provide can give You access to different functionalities of the Service that are available to You as a registered user.

  • For the performance of a contract: the development, compliance and undertaking of the purchase contract for the products, items or services You have purchased or of any other contract with Us through the Service.

  • To contact You: To contact You by email, telephone calls, SMS, or other equivalent forms of electronic communication, such as a mobile application’s push notifications regarding updates or informative communications related to the functionalities, products or contracted services, including the security updates, when necessary or reasonable for their implementation.

  • To provide You with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless You have opted not to receive such information.

  • To manage Your requests: To attend and manage Your requests to Us.

  • For business transfers: We may use Your information to evaluate or conduct a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of Our assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which Personal Data held by Us about our Service users is among the assets transferred.

  • For other purposes: We may use Your information for other purposes, such as data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and to evaluate and improve our Service, products, services, marketing and your experience.

We may share Your personal information in the following situations:

  • With Service Providers: We may share Your personal information with Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service, to contact You.
  • For business transfers: We may share or transfer Your personal information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of Company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of Our business to another company.
  • With Affiliates: We may share Your information with Our affiliates, in which case we will require those affiliates to honor this Privacy Policy. Affiliates include Our parent company and any other subsidiaries, joint venture partners or other companies that We control or that are under common control with Us.
  • With business partners: We may share Your information with Our business partners to offer You certain products, services or promotions.
  • With other users: when You share personal information or otherwise interact in the public areas with other users, such information may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside.
  • With Your consent: We may disclose Your personal information for any other purpose with Your consent.

Retention of Your Personal Data

The Company will retain Your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use Your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

The Company will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of Our Service, or We are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

Transfer of Your Personal Data

Your information, including Personal Data, is processed at the Company’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located. It means that this information may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of Your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from Your jurisdiction.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by Your submission of such information represents Your agreement to that transfer.

The Company will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that Your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of Your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of Your data and other personal information.

Delete Your Personal Data

You have the right to delete or request that We assist in deleting the Personal Data that We have collected about You.

Our Service may give You the ability to delete certain information about You from within the Service.

You may update, amend, or delete Your information at any time by signing in to Your Account, if you have one, and visiting the account settings section that allows you to manage Your personal information. You may also contact Us to request access to, correct, or delete any personal information that You have provided to Us.

Please note, however, that We may need to retain certain information when we have a legal obligation or lawful basis to do so.

Disclosure of Your Personal Data

Business Transactions

If the Company is involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, Your Personal Data may be transferred. We will provide notice before Your Personal Data is transferred and becomes subject to a different Privacy Policy.

Law enforcement

Under certain circumstances, the Company may be required to disclose Your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).

Other legal requirements

The Company may disclose Your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • Comply with a legal obligation
  • Protect and defend the rights or property of the Company
  • Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
  • Protect the personal safety of Users of the Service or the public
  • Protect against legal liability

Security of Your Personal Data

The security of Your Personal Data is important to Us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While We strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect Your Personal Data, We cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Children’s Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If You are a parent or guardian and You are aware that Your child has provided Us with Personal Data, please contact Us. If We become aware that We have collected Personal Data from anyone under the age of 13 without verification of parental consent, We take steps to remove that information from Our servers.

If We need to rely on consent as a legal basis for processing Your information and Your country requires consent from a parent, We may require Your parent’s consent before We collect and use that information.

Links to Other Websites

Our Service may contain links to other websites that are not operated by Us. If You click on a third party link, You will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise You to review the Privacy Policy of every site You visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update Our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify You of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let You know via email and/or a prominent notice on Our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “Last updated” date at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, You can contact us:

Biz Buyer Central® Privacy Policy

Effective Date: January 1, 2022

Thank you for using this service, which is owned and operated by Nexo Services, LLC  DBA (“Biz Buyer Central,” “we,” “us,” and “our”). This Privacy Policy (this “Privacy Policy”) describes to you, or if you represent an entity or other organization, that entity or organization (in either case, “you,” or “your”) the personal information we collect from or about you, including through the Biz Buyer Central-owned websites and mobile apps (collectively referred to as the “Site”). It also describes how we use and share that personal information and some of the steps we take to protect your privacy.

  1. SCOPE OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY

1.1. Overview. Biz Buyer Central has provided this Privacy Policy so that you will know what personal information Biz Buyer Central collects, how Biz Buyer Central uses this personal information, the types of third parties with which Biz Buyer Central may share this personal information, and some of the choices that are available to you.

1.2. Privacy Notices. This Privacy Policy may be supplemented or amended from time to time by additional privacy notices (“Privacy Notices”), provided at the time we collect your personal information. For example, certain pages of the Site may contain Privacy Notices providing more details about the personal information we collect on those particular pages, why we need that personal information, and choices you may have about the ways we use that personal information. In other cases, specific Privacy Notices may be required to comply with the privacy laws of one of the countries, provinces, or states in which we do business.

  1. YOUR CONSENT

By using the Site, you are consenting to the collection, use, disclosure, and transfer of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy (and any Privacy Notices that apply to you). If you do not consent to the collection, use, disclosure and transfer of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy (and any Privacy Notices that apply to you), you may not use the Site. If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, or any Privacy Notice, please contact us as described below.

  1. OUR TERMS OF USE

This Privacy Policy is part of the Terms of Use that govern your use of the Site. A link to our Terms of Use is provided at the bottom of each page of the Site. Any capitalized terms used and not expressly defined in this Privacy Policy will have the meanings given to them in the Terms of Use.

  1. THIS PRIVACY POLICY MAY CHANGE

Biz Buyer Central reserves the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy and any Privacy Notice, at any time and without prior notice, by posting the revised version of the Privacy Policy or Privacy Notice on the Site. These changes will only apply to the personal information we collect after we have posted the revised Privacy Policy or Privacy Notice on the Site. Your use of the Site following any such change constitutes your agreement that all personal information collected from or about you after the revised Privacy Policy is posted will be subject to the terms of the revised Privacy Policy. You may access the current version of this Privacy Policy at any time by clicking on the link marked “Privacy” at the bottom of each page of the public areas on the Site.

  1. COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

5.1. Personal Information. “Personal information” means information that identifies, relates to, describes, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked to, directly or indirectly, a particular consumer or household. The following are types of personal information we may collect about you:

Individual Identifiers and Demographic Information, A real name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol address, email address, account name, driver’s license number, passport number, or other similar identifiers.  We collect this information to provide the information, products and services you request.      To provide you with effective customer service. To provide you with a personalized experience when you use the Site.  To contact you with information and notices related to your use of the Site.  To contact you with special offers and other information we believe will be of interest to you (in accordance with any privacy preferences you have expressed to us).  To invite you to participate in surveys and provide Feedback to us (in accordance with any privacy preferences you have expressed to us).  To contact you about our own and third parties’ goods and services that may be of interest to you or that you may have requested information about.  To detect intrusions into our network.  To support the features and functionality of the Site, for example, to save you the trouble of reentering information already in our database or to prompt the settings you established on previous visits.  To personalize your experience when you use the Site.  To improve our marketing efforts, including through use of targeted advertising.

5.2. Personal information does not include:

Publicly Available Data. Publicly available information from government records.

Deidentified or Aggregate Information. “Deidentified Information” means information that cannot reasonably identify, relate to, describe, be capable of being associated with, or be linked, directly or indirectly, to a particular individual, and for which Biz Buyer Central has implemented technical safeguards and business processes that prohibit reidentification of the individual. “Aggregate Information” means information that relates to a group or category of individuals, from which individual identities have been removed, that is not linked or reasonably linkable to any individual or household, including via a device.

Excluded Information. Certain laws require separate privacy notices or are exempt from general personal information privacy policy disclosure requirements.

5.3. Sources of Personal Information. We obtain the categories of personal information listed above on or through our Site from the following sources:

Personal Information You Manually Provide. Biz Buyer Central collects personal information you manually provide (using your keyboard, mouse, or touchpad) when you use the Site. For example, we collect personal information you provide when you contact us with questions, express interest in advertising on the Site, register with the Site and create a profile, participate in a forum discussion, or otherwise interact with the Site.

Personal Information From Third-Party Social Media Platforms. You may be able to register with, log on to, or enhance your profile on the Site by choosing to automatically populate the requested data fields with personal information you previously provided to a third-party social media platform (such as Facebook or Twitter). By doing this, you are asking the third-party platform to send us information, including personal information, from your profile on that platform. We treat that personal information as we do any other personal information you give to us when you register, log on, or enhance your profile.

Automatically Collected Personal Information. Biz Buyer Central collects personal information that is sent to us automatically by your web browser or mobile device. The personal information we receive may depend on your browser or device settings. Your mobile device may allow you to adjust your settings so that location information is not available to any mobile website or application. If you have questions about the security and privacy settings of your mobile or tablet device, please refer to instructions from your mobile service provider or the manufacturer of your device.

Personal Information Collected by Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies. We collect some personal information automatically using cookies or other online tracking technologies. If you do not wish to receive cookies, you may set your browser to reject cookies or to alert you when a cookie is placed on your computer. Although you are not required to accept cookies when you visit the Site, you may be unable to use all of the functionality of the Site if your browser rejects our cookies. Cookies let us collect personal information about the way users use the Site, which pages they visit, which links they use, and how long they stay on each page.

  1. HOW WE USE PERSONAL INFORMATION

Biz Buyer Central’ primary purpose in collecting personal information is to provide the Content. Biz Buyer Central may also use personal information for various purposes, including without limitation:

To provide the information, products, and services you request.

To provide you with effective customer service.

To provide you with a personalized experience when you use the Site.

To contact you with information and notices related to your use of the Site.

To contact you with special offers and other information we believe will be of interest to you (in accordance with any privacy preferences you have expressed to us).

To invite you to participate in surveys and provide feedback to us (in accordance with any privacy preferences you have expressed to us).

To improve the content, functionality, and usability of the Site.

To support the features and functionality of the Site. For example, to save you the trouble of reentering information already in our database or to prompt the settings you established on previous visits.

To help us improve the Site and make it more compatible with the technology used by our visitors.

To detect intrusions into our network.

To better understand your needs and interests.

To improve our products and services.

To improve our marketing and promotional efforts, including through use of targeted advertising.

To keep some of our content free by selling advertisements.

For security, credit or fraud prevention purposes.

For any other purpose identified in an applicable Privacy Notice, click-through agreement or other agreement between you and us.

To contact you about our own and third parties’ goods and services that may be of interest to you or that you may have requested information about.

In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.

To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.

For any other purpose with your consent.

  1. HOW WE SHARE PERSONAL INFORMATION

In addition to the specific situations discussed elsewhere in this Privacy Policy or in a Privacy Notice, Biz Buyer Central may share your personal information in the following circumstances:

7.1. With Third–Party Vendors. Biz Buyer Central shares personal information collected through the Site with third-party vendors who act for us or on our behalf. For example, we may use third-party vendors to design and operate the Site; to conduct surveys; and to help us with our promotional efforts. These third-party vendors may need personal information about you to perform their functions. Additionally, we will share your personal information with third-party vendors when you request us to do so. For instance, you may request that we provide your personal information to business brokers so that you may receive information about companies for sale and buyer tools.

7.2. With Other Users of the Site. One of the Site’s goals is to provide tools and resources to enhance business buying knowledge, networking, dealmaking, and marketing. Thus, User-Generated Content you post on the Site can be read, collected, and used by others. (In this Privacy Policy, “User-Generated Content” or “UGC” refers to your publicly available profile information and all Content that you post using the social networking tools we make available to you. UGC does not include Feedback.  We may also use UGC you submit for advertising campaigns and other promotions. We may or may not use your name in connection with such use, and we may or may not seek your consent before using the Content for such purposes. You should have no expectation of privacy with respect to UGC you submit on or through the Site. In addition, we may also share personal information about your location with your friends and other contacts, to the extent you interact with them using the social networking tools available on the Site.

7.3. With Third-Party Social Media Platforms. We may provide functionality on the Site that allows you to automatically post personal information about the actions you take on the Site to a third-party social media platform (such as Facebook or Twitter). If you choose to take advantage of this functionality, people with access to your profile on the third-party platform may be able to see the actions you have taken—for example, the items you have purchased. Thus, you should have no expectation of privacy in those actions. Further, if you choose to link your profile on the Site with an account on a third-party social media platform, we may share the personal information in your profile with that third-party platform. We may share or provide some of your personal information, such as an email address, to third-party social media platforms so that we can identify you in order to engage with you on those platforms.

7.4. With Our Affiliates. Biz Buyer Central may share the personal information collected through the Site with other Biz Buyer Central entities. These affiliate companies are permitted to use your personal information for their own marketing purposes and in a manner otherwise consistent with this Privacy Policy.

7.5. With Other, Carefully Selected Business Partners. From time to time, we may share your personal information with selected third parties for their own marketing purposes. For example, we may partner with third parties to sponsor contests or other promotions, and we may share with these third parties the personal information you submit to us to participate in the contest or take advantage of the promotion. Before doing so, however, we may offer you the opportunity to “opt out” or “opt in,” as required by applicable law.

7.6. In Deidentified or Aggregate Form. We use personal information collected through the Site to create a compiled, aggregate view of usage patterns. We may share Deidentified Information or Aggregate Information with third parties so they can better understand our user base. We may also share with third parties Deidentified Information or Aggregate Information about how particular individuals use the Site. Deidentified Information or Aggregate Information is not personally identifiable, but it does reflect the usage patterns of a particular Site user, as opposed to Site users collectively. We may provide basic demographic information (gender and age) in conjunction with providing Deidentified Information or Aggregate Information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Third parties typically use this information for analytical purposes.

7.7. As Part of a Business Transfer. Your personal information may be transferred to successor organization if, for example, we transfer the ownership or operation of the Site to another organization or if we merge with another organization. If such a transfer occurs, the successor organization’s use of your personal information will still be subject to this Privacy Policy and the privacy preferences you have expressed to us.

7.8. To Comply with Laws and Protect Our Rights and the Rights of Others. We may disclose your personal information when we, in good faith, believe disclosure is appropriate to comply with the law, a court order or a subpoena. We may also disclose your personal information to prevent or investigate a possible crime, such as fraud or identity theft; to protect the security of the Site; to enforce or apply our online Terms of Use or other agreements; or to protect our own rights or property or the rights, property or safety of our users or others.

7.9. As Described in a Privacy Notice or Click-Through Agreement. We reserve the right to disclose your personal information as described in any Privacy Notice posted on a page of the Site where you provide that personal information. By providing your personal information on that page you will be consenting to the disclosure of your personal information as described in that Privacy Notice. We also reserve the right to disclose your personal information as described in any click–through agreement to which you have agreed.

  1. HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION

Biz Buyer Central takes reasonable precautions to provide a level of security appropriate to the sensitivity of the personal information we collect. Although we use reasonable measures to help protect your personal information against unauthorized use or disclosure, we cannot guarantee the security of personal information provided over the Internet or stored in our databases. In the event that we are required by law to inform you of any unauthorized access or acquisition of your personal information we may notify you electronically, in writing, or by telephone, if permitted to do so by law.

  1. INFORMATION ABOUT THIRD-PARTY COOKIES

9.1. Third Party Cookies. In addition to the cookies Biz Buyer Central delivers to your computer or mobile device through the Site, certain third parties may deliver cook