Effective April 20, 2014

This privacy policy describes how yourowndeal.com collects and uses the personal information you provide on our Web site: www.yourowndeal.com. It also informs you of the choices available to you regarding our use of your personal information and how you can access and update this information.

At Your Own Franchise, your privacy and security of information are vital to our online relationship with every client. We work hard to maximize the confidentiality and privacy of the information you provide us to make your listing experience fast and efficient.

COLLECTION OF INFORMATION: To provide the highest possible level of customer service, we need information. When you request information with yourowndeal.com, we collect and store information including your name, address, phone number, e-mail address, listing selections, available capital, timeframe to begin, and other demographic and profile data necessary to enable our business relationship. We use the information collected for the services we offer to better serve you and match you to the right franchise. We may share information with our business partners and consultants. Our site may also contain links to external internet sites which may not be operated by us and may be subject to different privacy practices. By using the Site, you signify your assent to this Statement. If you do not agree with the terms of this Statement, please do not visit our Site. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions from this Statement at any time. Your continued use of our Site following the posting of changes to these terms shall be deemed your consent to any such changes. Such changes will be evidenced by a change in the effective date for this Statement set forth above.

Information Request: If you submit information at Your Own Franchise, you may receive member updates from time to time with franchise industry news and/or special promotions. If at any time you wish to stop receiving these e-mails, simply follow the unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of the e-mail. By submitting information to us and asking us to disclose your information to franchisors, you agree to receive telephone calls and/or emails about franchise opportunities even if you are registered with any state Do Not Call Registry, and/or the National Do Not Call List.

Testimonials: From time to time, we will post testimonials on our site. We receive permission to post testimonials, prior to posting. If you wish to update or delete your testimonial, you can contact us at [email protected].

Blog: Our Web site offers publicly accessible blogs. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. To request removal of your personally identifiable information from our blog, contact us at[email protected]. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personally identifiable information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.

Information Sharing: We share your information with the franchises and business opportunities that you have expressed interest in. If you no longer want to receive information from a franchise, please contact that franchise directly.

Service Providers: We may employ third party companies to provide the services on our behalf such as chat support. These companies are authorized to use your personally identifiable information only as necessary to provide these services to us and you.

Legal Disclaimer: We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site.

Technology: All users can view content on our Web site without submitting any personal information (such as name, address, phone number, etc.) to us. However, in order to provide you with a better user experience, we may collect non-personal information from your computer using cookies. More information on this process is below. We may collect non-personal information from your computer using cookies, which are standard Internet technologies used to measure user traffic. This information helps us to provide you with a better user experience by enabling us to compile statistics and measures of user satisfaction, and thereby to continually improve our Web site. Some of this information is collected and compiled by third-party service providers. The use of cookies by our partners, affiliates, tracking utility company, service providers is not covered by our privacy statement. We do not have access or control over these cookies. In a limited number of cases, we may choose to share either personal or non-personal information with third-parties. Such examples are subpoenas, court orders or other requests to cooperate with other types of legal enforcement.

Transfer of Business: At anytime, we might sell or buy companies, subsidiaries or business units. In such transactions, customer information is generally one of the transferred business assets but remains subject to the promises made in any pre-existing Privacy Policy (unless the customer consents otherwise). Also, in the event that we are acquired or assigned, customer information will be one of the transferred assets.

Security: We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. While no data transfer can be completely secure, we will make reasonable efforts to secure your data while being transferred, stored or processed.

Updates: We reserve the right to make changes to our Privacy Policy from time to time for any reason. Any modifications, additions or deletions shall be effective immediately upon posting, unless otherwise indicated.

Choice/Opt-Out: You may choose to stop receiving our marketing emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in these emails or you can contact us at [email protected]