BizBecho collects and stores User information from several areas of the Websites including, but not limited to, the creation or editing of Business/Franchise Listings, the creation or editing of Broker/Consultant profiles, registration of Users, use of products (including, but not limited to, various paid and free plans), business services, message/contact forms, feedback forms, Online Business Valuation tool etc. We collect and store User information including, but not limited to, the User’s name, email address, telephone numbers, mailing address, billing address, company information, financial information, transactional information, computer and connection information, traffic information, ad data, IP address, standard web log information and supplemental information based on the User’s activities on the website. We collect and store individual User search activity for statistical, archival and business purposes. We may track the IP address of a User’s computer or place a cookie in the browser files of a User’s computer to provide personalized services or automated features. We do not publicly display “Confidential Information” (contact name, business name, email address, web address, mailing address, contact numbers) of Business Listings without the users’ permission.
BizBecho may use the collected information for the following purposes:
a. For displaying Business Listing information on a ‘no name’ basis on the Websites to facilitate our services; To display Franchise Listing or Broker/Consultant Profile information on the Websites to facilitate our services.
b. For providing “Contact Information” (Contact name, email address, contact number and mailing address) to relevant parties. The Contact Information of parties interesting in buying a business or a franchise (the “Buyer” or “Buyers”) will be shared with parties interested in selling a business or a franchise (the “Seller” or “Sellers”). Contact Information of a Buyer will be shared with the Seller whose business the Buyer expresses interest in. With respect to Business Listings, Contact Information of Seller will not be shared with the Buyer.
c. For creation of statistical databases to improve and develop BizBecho’s services and for deriving industry parameters and knowledge including valuation multiples, profit margins, transaction structures, key drivers etc. on a ‘no name’ basis.
e. For posting User testimonials on the Websites which may contain personal information such as the User's name, designation, company name, location etc. We obtain the User's consent to post their information along with their testimonial prior to posting any such testimonial. We are not responsible for any information that a User may include in the testimonial. We do not verify the information provided by the User and the User shall indemnify us from all claims regarding use of false/incorrect information in the User’s testimonial.
f. For improving and developing our services, features and offerings.
h. For resolving disputes, fulfilling or responding to legal obligations, preventing prohibited or illegal activities, and protecting anyone's rights, property and safety.
BizBecho is fully committed to protecting the Users’ confidential information to the extent mentioned herein. But in unforeseen circumstances or circumstances beyond our reasonable control, such as technical failures, malfunctions, force majeure or other such events, we will not be responsible for any damage or loss resulting from such event.
a. Users who do not wish to receive any form of marketing communication from BizBecho may send an email with the subject “Unsubscribe” to firstname.lastname@example.org mentioning the types of communication they wish to opt-out of. Members (registered Users) are not able to unsubscribe from service announcements, which contain important information about service notices and responsibilities. BizBecho occasionally communicates with the Users via email and phone to provide information about requested services and regarding issues related to their account. It is important to note that this communication is not used for marketing or promotional purposes. Requesting the deletion of certain types of User information may prevent Users from accessing some website features.
b. Users may correct or update their information by going to the area of the site where they submitted the information, and following the instructions to view, change or delete the information.
c. BizBecho will retain registered Users’ information for as long as their account is active or as needed to provide them with the services. If a User wishes to cancel his account or request that we no longer use his information to provide service, the user may send an email with the subject “Delete Account” to email@example.com.
d.Users may request removal of their personal information from their testimonials by sending an email with the subject “Remove Testimonial” to firstname.lastname@example.org.
e. Notwithstanding the above, we will retain and use the Users’ information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
f. We regularly clean our data and may close an account which is inactive for a long period. We retain partial information from closed accounts to derive industry knowledge, comply with law, prevent fraud, collect any fees owed, resolve disputes and take other actions otherwise permitted by law.
a. If the User submits information to contact another member, contact a lister about a listing, create a listing or add a contact on a listing, such information becomes publicly available and BizBecho is not responsible for the information that the User chooses to submit to these services, listings, or persons.
c. When a User contacts a Business/Franchise Listing or Broker/Consultant Profile owner, BizBecho may use the User’s contact information to send him details of other similar Listings or Profiles. The User can opt out receiving such details by contacting us.
d. BizBecho uses third-party advertising companies to serve ads when a User visits the Websites. The third-party advertising technology that we use on the Websites uses information derived from the User’s visits to this site to target advertising within this site. In addition, our advertisers may use other third-party advertising technology to target advertising on this site and other sites. In the course of advertisements being served to the User, a unique third-party cookie or cookies may be placed in the User’s browser.
e. The Websites includes “Social Media Features”, such as the Facebook Like or Share button and Widgets, such as the Twitter button etc. These Social Media Features may collect the User’s IP address, track the pages visited by the Users, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on the Websites. The User’s interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy statement of the company providing it.