Home Search Advertisers Pricing
Your Location: Select
Search
Browse
More

Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement

This privacy statement is effective for the websites www.beltwaybargains.com, www.viennavirginia.com, and www.urbanbites.com. It was last revised on 6/4/2007. This is a notice of how we use the personally identifiable information we collect from you. It is not a contract. The contract governing your relationship with John Hanna & Associates, LLC, the owner of the websites mentioned above, is our Terms of Use, which is accessible at http://216.122.68.56/Community/Privacy.aspx   If you have any questions, you may contact us by mail, email, or phone. For our contact information, please go to “How To Contact Us” in the table of contents below.

Table of Contents

Who We Are

Our Commitment to Privacy

The Information We Collect

The Technologies We Use

The Way We Use Information

Sharing of Your Information

Disclosure Requirements

Links to Third-Party Web Sites

Our Commitment to Data Security

Our Commitment to Children’s Privacy

Opt-Out Policy

How To Access Or Correct Your Information

Enforcement of This Statement

Changes To This Statement

How To Contact Us

Who We Are

John Hanna & Associates, LLC provides online classified, restaurant reviews, and other content of local interst through our websites. In this privacy statement, we may refer to ourselves as “HANNA,” “we,” or “us.” In each case, we are referring to Hanna & Associates We maintain websites at www.viennavirginia.com, www.beltwaybargains.com, and www.urbanbites.com, which we use to present information about ourselves to the public, and communicate with clients and people or organizations interested in our software, and we sell several versions of our online voting software. When we talk about the websites in this policy, we will use the term “our websites.”

Our Commitment to Privacy

We take privacy seriously. We are committed to establishing and maintaining policies and procedures which protect the privacy of personal information gathered from our members and other visitors to our website.

The Information We Collect

 

You can register to become a member of our various websites.   To facilitate your user experience, we collect the following personally identifiable information when you register:

(a)    Your name

(b)   Your address

(c)    Your phone number; and

(d)   A valid email address

 

Additionally, you may submit the following information with your registration

 

(a)    A picture

(b)   A profile

 

 

We also collect certain technical information about every visitor to our website, and the users of our software. This information is standard information that your browser sends to every website you visit such as your IP address, browser type, and language, access times, and the address of the website you left to come to our site.

 

The Technologies We Use

 

Our software uses “cookies” and “log files” to allow you to sign into our services, and to customize your user experience, as well as to ensure the security of our voting software. Our website also uses “cookies” and “log files” to allow us to customize your user experience there.

 

A “cookie” is a small text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web server. The information in the cookie can be read by other web servers within the same domain. A cookie cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses on your computer.

 

A “log file” is a file we maintain on our server, that lists technical information about people who visit our site. It is in the log file that we store the technical information we described above, that is, IP address, browser type, language, and referring web page.

 

The Way We Use Information

 

We never use or share the personal information you provide to us online other than as described below without first giving you a chance to opt out, or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses. We do not supplement personally identifiable information with information from any other sources.

 

We use the personal information you provide to us online:

  • To ensure our website and our software are relevant to your needs by evaluating the effectiveness of our products and services.
  • To deliver services, such as newsletters, training or software that you request or purchase.
  • To help us create and publish content most relevant to you.
  • To alert you to product upgrades, special offers, updated information and other new services from us.
  • To allow you access to limited-entry areas of our site as appropriate.
  • To send important status and service messages regarding any software you may have purchased.

For any of the uses of your information that we describe above, you may opt out, and forbid our use of the information for that purpose, by calling, mailing, or emailing us. To find our contact information, please see the “Contact Us” section at the end of this statement. The only information a user cannot opt out of is service updates, which are important notices about the status of the software.

Sharing of Your Information

 

Should you submit an advertisement on BeltwayBargains.com, or should you submit content on one of our other websites, we will use that content for the purpose for which you have submitted it.

 

Other than described above, We do not share your personally identifiable information with third parties. We may share aggregated demographic information with our partners and advertisers. However, this information is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.

 

Disclosure Requirements

 

Any personal information you submit to us may be subject to disclosure pursuant to judicial or other government subpoenas, warrants, or orders. Additionally, we may access or disclose your personal information if we believe it is necessary to: (a) comply with the law, or legal process served on us; (b) protect and defend our legal rights or our property, including enforcement of any agreements; or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of our clients, employees, partners, or members of the public.

 

Links to Third Party Sites

 

Our website contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by our website or our software.

 

Our Commitment to Data Security

Our website and our software both have security measures in place to help protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the data under our control. We use commercially reasonable security methods to ensure your data is protected. Additionally, we provide unique user names and passwords that must be entered each time a customer logs on to our software. These safeguards help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of your information.

Our Commitment to Children’s Privacy

 

We believe that protecting the privacy of children is especially important. Therefore we do not knowingly collect or maintain personal information from children under the age of 13, and no part of our website or software is structured to attract anyone under 13. If you believe that we have stored personal identification about a child under the age of 13, please contact us, and we will investigate, and delete any personal information we may inadvertently have stored about a child under the age of 13.

Opt-Out Policy

We offer our visitors and customers a means to choose how we may use information provided. If, at any time after registering for information or ordering our software, you change your mind about receiving information from us or about sharing your information with third parties, send us a request specifying your new choice. Simply email, call or write us. You can find our contact information in the “Contact Us” section at the end of this statement.

From time to time we send promotional materials or newsletters by email, as described above in “The Way We Use Information.” Any email you receive from us will include an “unsubscribe” link that you can use to prohibit us from sending any additional information, and our postal address.

 

How To Access Or Correct Your Information

 

If you are a current user or administrator in our software, you can access your information, and change it by clicking the “My Account” link at the top of every page, and then clicking on the “Update profile and privacy options” link on the “My Account” page.  Your information will be changed in our records, and the screen should update to reflect this new information.

 

If the above method does not work, please email, call or write us. You can find our contact information in the “Contact Us” section at the end of this statement.

 

Changes to This Statement

 

We will occasionally update this privacy statement to reflect changes in our services and customer feedback. When we post changes to this statement, we will revise the “last revised” date at the top of this statement. If there are material changes to this statement, or material changes in the way we use your personal information, we will notify you either by prominently posting a notice of such changes prior to implementing them, and giving you the option to opt-out of the new policy or procedures, or by sending you a notification of the changes directly, prior to implementing them. We encourage you to periodically review this statement to stay informed about how HANNA collects and uses your private information.

 

How To Contact Us

 

We welcome your comments regarding this privacy statement, and our privacy practices. If you have questions about this statement or believe that we have not adhered to it, please contact us. You can contact us by email, by phone, or by regular mail.

 

email:  calamitymedia@aol.com

Phone: 703-442-9410

mail:    John Hanna & Associates, LLC

            PO Box 506

            Dunn Loring, VA 22027