- Personal Information -- Our Use of Information That You Provide Us.
- General Policy.
Broadly speaking, we may use your personal information for purposes of administering
our business activities and providing you with newsletters and other information
and updates. The lists used to send you product and service offers are developed
and managed under our traditional corporate standards designed to safeguard the
security and privacy of our users' personal information. If you desire not to receive
these commercial electronic communications from us you may click the link provided
at the bottom of the emails or contact our privacy officer listed below.
- Web Site Use Information.
Similar to other commercial web sites, our Site may utilize a standard technology
called "Cookies" and web server logs to collect information about how our Site is
- What Are Cookies?
"Cookies" are a feature of web browser software that allows web servers to recognize
the computer used to access a web site. They are small pieces of data that are stored
by a user's web browser on the user's hard drive. Information gathered through Cookies
and web server logs may include information such as the date and time of visits,
the pages viewed, time spent at the Site, and the web sites visited just before
and just after our Site. Cookies can remember what information a user accesses on
one web page to simplify subsequent interactions with that web site by the same
user or to use the information to streamline the user's transactions on related
web pages. This makes it easier for a user to move from web page to web page and
to complete commercial transactions over the Internet. Cookies should make your
online experience easier and more personalized.
- How We Use Information We Collect from Cookies.
We may use web site browser software tools such as Cookies and web server logs to
gather information about our Site users' browsing activities in order to constantly
improve our Site and better serve our customers. This information assists us to
design and arrange our web pages in the most user-friendly manner and to continually
improve our Site to better meet the needs of our members and prospective members.
Since the sites of By Referral Only uses temporary Cookies, they will be deleted
when you close your browser program.
- Disclosure of Information.
Any communication or material you transmit to the Site, other than non-public personally
identifiable information, by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, questions,
comments or suggestions or the like is, and will be treated as, non-confidential
and non-proprietary. Anything you transmit or post, other than non-public personally
identifiable information, becomes the property of By Referral Only and may be used
for any purpose, including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission,
publication, broadcasting and posting.
- Use of Member Client and Contact Lists.
You will be using the Site to store data about your clients and contacts. By Referral
Only takes all commercially reasonable efforts to ensure that all member contact
lists, content and reports remain private and confidential. We will not sell, rent,
loan or allow external access to your contact lists, nor will we use your contact
- Viewing of Member Client and Contact Lists.
Your data may at times be viewed or accessed for the purpose of resolving a problem,
may be required by law.
- Legally Compelled Disclosure of Information.
We may disclose information when legally compelled to do so, in other words, when
we, in good faith, believe that the law requires it or for the protection of our
- Other Web Sites Linked to Our Site.
We are not responsible for the practices employed by web sites linked to or from
our Site nor the information or content contained therein. This remains true even
when the linked site appears within the parameters or window/frame of our Site.
Often links to other web sites are provided solely as pointers to information on
topics that may be useful to the users of our Site.
Please remember that when you use a link to go from our Site to another web site,
other web site, including web sites which have a link to our Site, is subject to
that web site's own rules and policies. Please read over those rules and policies
We require members to enter a unique username and password each time a member accesses
the Site. Members are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security
of their login information. This Site takes reasonable precautions to protect your
information. When our order forms and software tools prompt you to enter sensitive
information (such as a credit card number or your client contact information), transmission
of your information is encrypted through Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology for
server authentication and data encryption. By Referral Only, Inc. is certified to
process secure transactions by VeriSign.
- Message Boards.
The message boards provided on this Site are free forums for the exchange of ideas
and information within the By Referral Only Community and are not intended to be
used as a vehicle for advertising or mass e-mailing by said community. Users of
the message boards are subject to the terms and conditions of all By Referral Only
on the message boards. While every reasonable effort will be made to monitor the
content within the message board system, By Referral Only reserves the right to
edit, delete and modify postings in its sole discretion, it cannot and shall not
be responsible for monitoring such message content. By Referral Only expressly disclaims
all liability for information posted on such message boards. By Referral Only, Inc.
shall not be responsible for information posted by its members.
- Children's Privacy.
Our Site is not intended for the use of children. We do not knowingly market to,
or solicit data from, children.
If you would like to review, edit or delete any of the information we have collected
President and Chief Executive Officer
By Referral Only, Inc.