Privacy Policy

This Privacy Statement covers only the treatment of personally identifiable information that Advice Local ("Advice") collects when you are on its websites including, but not limited to:, and It does not apply to the practices of any related or partner web sites. Advice Local abides by the principles set forth in the Safe Harbor framework regarding the collection, use and retention of data from the European Union.

Information Collection and Use
Advice Local is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We collect personally identifiable information when you fill in any form on our web site. After you complete one of these forms, a cookie may be placed on your computer and you may no longer be anonymous to us. Advice Local automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, specific cookie information and the page you requested. We then use this data to: help us tailor the information you receive; contact you about our service and products; and plan future sales and marketing efforts.

Information Sharing and Disclosure
Advice Local will not sell, share or rent information collected on its web site to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. Advice Local will only send personally identifiable information about you to other companies or people when:

  • We have your consent to share the information;
  • We need to share your information to provide the product or service you have requested;
  • We need to send the information to companies who work on behalf of Advice Local to provide a product or service to you (unless we tell you differently, these companies are contractually obligated to keep such information confidential and do not have the right to use the personally identifiable information we provide to them beyond what is necessary to assist us); or
  • We respond to subpoenas, court orders or legal process.

A cookie is a piece of text asking permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. If you agree, then your browser adds the text in a small file. The purpose of a cookie is to verify a user's login status, help us analyze web traffic or let us know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow a web application to respond to you as an individual. By gathering and remembering information about your preferences, the web application can tailor its operation to your needs, likes and dislikes. Denial of a traffic log cookie should not prevent you from using one of these sites; however, you may be limited in access of some areas within our website. You may set your web browser (Microsoft Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator) to notify you of cookie placement requests or decline cookies completely. You can delete the files that contains cookies; those files are stored as part of your Internet browser.

This web site contains links to other sites. If you use these links, you will leave our web site. Advice Local has not reviewed these third party sites and does not control and is not responsible for any of these sites, their content or their privacy policy. Thus, Advice Local does not endorse or make any representations about them, or any information or other materials found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. We recommend that viewers check the privacy policies of other sites to be aware of how your information is being used. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to this site, you do so at your own risk. This Privacy Statement applies solely to information collected by this web site.

Advice Local takes precautions to protect data on our customers and prospects, including data generated from this web site. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. All employees are required to sign confidentiality statements promising to protect this information, and they are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices. Every quarter, as well as any time new policies are added, our employees are notified and/or reminded about the importance we place on privacy, and what they can do to ensure our customers' information is protected. Finally, the servers that we store personally identifiable information on are kept in a secure environment.

Advice Local will not use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us at our web site in ways unrelated to the ones described above without first letting you know and offering you a choice. Local country laws and policies are applied where they differ from those in the United States.

Recipients who no longer wish to receive our newsletter or promotional materials may opt-out of receiving these communications by clicking on the URL provided for this purpose in the emails that we send. This opt-out will cancel all marketing materials. We will continue to retain your information to help ensure that you are not contacted again.

Access/Correction/Updating Personal Information
Advice Local strives to keep your personally identifiable information accurate. We will provide you with access to your information, including making every effort to provide you with online access to your registration data so that you may view, update or correct your information at the Advice Local web site where it was submitted. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting you access or enabling you to make corrections. To access and review your personally identifiable information, return to the web page where you originally entered it and follow the instructions on that web page. Certain areas of our web site may limit access to specific individuals through the use of passwords and through providing personal data. If a user's personally identifiable information changes (such as your zip code) we will endeavor to provide a way to correct or update that user's personal data provided to us.

Site and Service Updates
We send the user site and service announcement updates. Members are not able to unsubscribe from service announcements, which contain important information about the service. We communicate with the user to provide requested services and in regards to issues relating to their account via email or telephone.

Notification of Changes
If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on our Home page so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by way of an email. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.

If you would like additional information concerning your privacy on the web, we suggest the following resources:

Federal Trade Commission

March 1, 2017