Last Updated: November 7th 2018
This website is owned and operated by AdvisoRanx. We are committed to protecting the privacy of our visitors while they interact with the content, products and services on this site (the “Site”).
AdvisoRanx does not endorse, and is not responsible for, these linked websites.
Personal information is information about you that identifies you as an individual, for example, your name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number.
We collect information such as your IP address, and/or information that you voluntarily provide to us by registering on our site, through your reviews of registered advisors, by claiming your profile if you are a registered advisor, responses to reviews if you are a registered advisor and claimed your profile, search functions, by publishing a blog, by answering questionnaires, feedback, forms and the like. We may also ask you to provide additional information such as your e-mail address if you want to obtain additional services, information, participate in a contest or to resolve complaints or concerns.
We collect two types of information from you: i) information that you voluntarily provide to us (e.g. through a voluntary registration process, sign-ups or emails, by claiming your profile if you are a registered advisor); and ii) information that is derived through automated tracking mechanisms.
In order to post your evaluation of a registered advisor on this Site, you must first complete the registration process, during which we will collect personal information about you. The information will include your name, address, email address, gender, and age [include any additional information that is required during registration]. We do not collect personally identifiable information about you except when you specifically provide such information to us on a voluntary basis.
If you are a registered advisor, we will also collect information about you that you voluntarily provide to us when you claim your profile or by answering your reviewers’ ratings and comments.
Please note that although our Site may allow you to post your ratings under a screen name, you are not anonymous to AdvisoRanx once you register with us.
We also collect personally identifiable information when you choose to use certain other potential features of the Site, including: i) making purchases, ii) consenting to receive email messages about upcoming promotions or events, iii) consenting to receive email communications, iv) participating in a forum or in discussions on the Site, iv) commenting on articles, v) writing a blog; and other services and features. When you choose to use these additional services and features, we require you to provide your “Contact Information” in addition to other personal information that may be required to complete a transaction such as your phone number, billing and shipping addresses and credit card information.
Occasionally, we may also request information such as your shopping preferences and demographics, which will help us better serve you and our others users in the future.
Our site uses "cookies" and other tracking technologies. Cookies enable us to serve secure pages to our users without asking them to sign in repeatedly. Most browsers allow you to control cookies, including whether or not to accept them and how to remove them. If a user's system is idle for a defined time, the cookie will expire, forcing the user to sign in again to continue their session. This prevents unauthorized access to the user's information while they are away from their computer.
You may set most browsers to notify you if you receive a cookie, or you may choose to block cookies with your browser, but please note that if you choose to erase or block your cookies, you will need to re-enter your original user ID and password to gain access to certain parts of the Site.
Third-Party Cookies: In the course of serving advertisements to this site, our third-party advertisers may place or recognize a unique "cookie" on your browser.
You may choose to invite other people to join AdvisoRanx by sending invitation emails via our invite feature or via Social Media networks. AdvisoRanx stores the email addresses you provide so that the respondents may be added to your social network, confirm orders/purchases and also to send reminders of the invitations. AdvisoRanx does not sell these email addresses or use them to send any other communication besides invitations and invitation reminders. Recipients of invitations may contact AdvisoRanx to request removal of their information from our database.
AdvisoRanx only uses your personal information for the original purposes it was given. Your personal information will not be sold or otherwise transferred to unaffiliated third parties without your approval at the time of collection.
Unless required to do so by law, AdvisoRanx will not disclose, use, give or sell any personal information to third parties for any purposes other than to our suppliers and other third parties who need to know in order to deliver services on behalf of AdvisoRanx. Furthermore, AdvisoRanx reserves the right to contact you regarding matters relevant to the underlying service provided and/or the information collected.
Please note that personally identifiable information is used only to provide you with a more enjoyable, convenient online experience and to help us identify and/or provide information, products or services that may be of interest to you. We use your personally identifiable information to support and enhance your use of the Site and its features, including without limitation: to allow you to post your reviews and comments; to claim your profile if you are a registered advisor and you claimed your profile; to answer reviews and comments pertaining to you if you are a registered advisor and you have claimed your profile; to participate in potential forums; to process a potential order; to write a blog; to provide customer service; to track email invitations you send; and otherwise to support your use of the Site.
AdvisoRanx may use your personal information for target advertising toward you based on things such as region, gender, interests, goals, habits, etc.
We may permit certain trusted third parties to track usage, analyze data such as the source address that a page request is coming from, your IP address or domain name, the date and time of the page request, the referring Web site (if any) and other parameters in the URL. This is collected in order to better understand our Site usage, and enhance the performance of services to maintain and operate the Site and certain features on the Site. We may use third parties to host the Site; operate various services and features available on the Site; send emails; analyze data; provide search results and links and assist in potentially fulfilling your orders.
Also, we may share personally identifiable or other information with our parent, subsidiaries, divisions, and affiliates.
We may transfer personally identifiable information as an asset in connection with a proposed or actual merger or sale (including any transfers made as part of an insolvency or bankruptcy proceeding) involving all or part of our business or as part of a corporate reorganization, stock sale or other change in control.
AdvisoRanx may disclose personal information in special cases where we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating our terms and conditions of use or may be causing injury or interference with our rights, property, our customers or anyone who could be harmed by such activities.
WE ARE NOT LIABLE OR RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE OR OTHER INFORMATION YOU CHOOSE TO SUBMIT PUBLICLY TO THE SITE SUCH AS A BULLETIN BOARD, BLOG, CHAT ROOM, COMMENTS, EVALUATIONS, RESPONSES TO COMMENTS, PROFILES OF REGISTERED ADVISORS. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE EITHER FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT YOU SUBMIT IN ANY PUBLICLY ACCESSIBLE AREA OF THE SITE.
We use non-identifying and aggregate information to better design our Site and for business and administrative purposes. We may also use or share with third parties for any purpose aggregated data that contains no personally identifiable information.
We are committed to protecting the information we receive from you. We take appropriate security measures to protect your information against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we maintain appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information and data stored on our system. While no computer system is completely secure, we believe the measures we have implemented reduce the likelihood of security problems to a level appropriate to the type of data involved.
Advertisements appearing on this Site may be delivered to you by AdvisoRanx or one of our Web advertising partners. Our Web advertising partners may set cookies. Doing this allows the advertising partners to recognize your computer each time they send you an advertisement. In this way, they may compile information about where you, or others who are using your computer, saw their advertisements and determine which advertisements are clicked. This information allows an advertising partner to deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. AdvisoRanx does not have access to or control of the cookies that may be placed by the third party advertising servers of its advertising partners.
We provide mechanisms for updating and correcting your personal information for many of our services, including changing your screen name, anonymous status, social media settings, email settings, and personal details. You may modify or remove any of your personal information at any time by logging into your account and accessing the appropriate features that allow you to edit your account.
If you no longer wish to receive updates or notifications may opt-out of receiving these communications by changing your email notification settings in your account settings. You may also opt out of our email communications by pressing on the unsubscribe link in our emails.
AdvisoRanx considers the protection of children's privacy, especially online, to be of the utmost importance. We do not knowingly solicit any personal information from children. If you are not 18 or older, you are not authorized to use the Site. Parents should be aware that there are parental control tools available online that can be used to prevent children from submitting information online without parental permission or from accessing material that is harmful to minors.
Phishing is a dangerous scam to steal data related to your personal identity and/or financial accounts. “Phishers” mislead by using “spoofing” techniques to mislead their email recipients and direct them to illegitimate (or “counterfeit”) websites or to request their email recipients to disclose or to confirm personal and/or financial data such as a bank account number, a social security number, a credit card number, a date of birth, a phone number, a username, a password, or any other personal information that identifies them. WE DO SEND EMAILS OR ANY COMMUNICATION SUCH AS TEXTING OR INSTANT MESSAGING REQUESTING OR ASKING YOU TO CONFIRM SENSITIVE PERSONAL AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION SUCH AS A BANK ACCOUNT NUMBER, A SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER, A CREDIT CARD NUMBER, A DATE OF BIRTH, A PHONE NUMBER, A USERNAME, A PASSWORD, ETC. If you receive such a fraudulent email, you should ignore it, spam it or block it, and immediately delete it from your inbox.