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What This Privacy Policy Covers
  • This policy covers how SucceedingInYourBusiness.com (“SIYB”) treats personal information that SIYB collects and receives, including information related to your past use of SIYB's products and services. Personal information is defined as information about you that is personally identifiable, such as your name, mailing address, email address, or other contact information, and that is not otherwise publicly available.
  • This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that SIYB does not own or control or to people that SIYB does not employ or manage.
Information Collection and Use
  • SIYB collects personal information when you order, request or use SIYB products and services, when you visit SIYB's website, when you ask a question for the “Succeeding in Your Business” column, when you share information on the SIYB small business weblog, and when you enter SIYB promotions or special offer codes.
  • When you post content to the SIYB website or weblog we may ask for information such as your name, e-mail address, zip code, company name, and contact information. Once you post content to the SIYB website or weblog and use our products and services, you are not anonymous to us.
  • SIYB collects information about your transactions with us and with some of our business partners and affiliates, including information about your use of the products and services that we offer.
  • SIYB may automatically receive and record information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, SIYB cookie information, and the page you request.
  • When you post content to the SIYB website or weblog you have the option to provide personal information about yourself and your business, such as your personal interests, gender, age, education and occupation, as part of the content and material you post to the SIYB website or weblog, but you are strongly discouraged from posting any personal information on the SIYB website or weblog, as it will be publicly available to anyone who views it. SIYB is not responsible for any personally identifiable information you choose to post on the SIYB website or weblog, and will remove such information only in our sole and absolute discretion.
  • All personally identifiable and other information that you choose to include as part of any content you post to the SIYB website or weblog may be republished by SIYB, its partners and affiliates, in book, newspaper column, article or electronic form, in any medium whatsoever whether now existing or hereafter created, with such changes, edits and modifications as SIYB may deem necessary or appropriate, and by posting content to the SIYB website or weblog or by using SIYB's products and services you irrevocably and unconditionally grant SIYB the right and permission to do so.
  • By posting content to the SIYB website or weblog you irrevocably and unconditionally transfer and assign to SIYB, its partners and affiliates, all of your intellectual property rights (including but not limited to copyright throughout the world) to such content, without any right to royalty or other compensation for the use of same.
  • SIYB also uses information for the following general purposes: to customize our website, advertising and content, to fulfill your requests for products and services, to improve our services and customer relations, to contact you, and to conduct research.
Children
  • Use of SIYB's products and services is void where prohibited. By posting content to the SIYB website or weblog, you represent and warrant that (a) all information you submit is truthful and accurate; (b) you will maintain the accuracy of such information; (c) you are older than 13 years of age; and (d) your use of SIYB's products and services does not violate any applicable law or regulation.
  • SIYB will not contact persons under the age of 18 for marketing purposes without a parent's or guardian's permission.
  • SIYB does not ask persons under the age of 18 for more personal information, as a condition of participation, than is reasonably necessary to use a given product or service.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
  • SIYB does not sell, rent, or share personal information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies except to provide products or services that you have requested, or to answer questions you have posted to the SIYB website or weblog, when we have your permission, and under the following circumstances:
    • We provide the information to trusted partners and affiliates who work on behalf of or with SIYB. These individuals or companies may use your personal information to help SIYB communicate with you about offers from SIYB and our marketing partners and affiliates. However, these companies do not have any independent right to share this information;
    • We respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or to defend against legal claims;
    • We believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of SIYB's terms of service, or as otherwise required by law;
    • We transfer information about you if SIYB is acquired by or merged with another company. In this event, SIYB will notify you before more information about you is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.
    • SIYB may display targeted advertisements based on personal information. Advertisers (including ad serving companies) may assume that people who interact with, view, or click on targeted ads meet the targeting criteria.
    • SIYB will not provide any personal information to the advertiser when you interact with or view a targeted ad. However, by interacting with or viewing an ad you are consenting to the possibility that the advertiser will make the assumption that you meet the targeting criteria used to display the ad.
    • SIYB advertisers may include financial service providers (such as banks, insurance agents, stock brokers and mortgage lenders) and non-financial companies (such a stores, airlines, and software companies).
Cookies
  • SIYB may set and access SIYB cookies on your computer.
  • SIYB may let other companies that show advertisements on some of our pages set and access their cookies on your computer. Other companies' use of their cookies is subject to their own privacy policies, not this one. Advertisers or other companies do not have access to SIYB's cookies.
Service Announcements
  • We reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to the SIYB service, such as service announcements, administrative messages and newsletters,that are considered part of your SIYB services, without offering you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving them.
Links to Other Sites
  • This Website contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by SIYB. Please be aware that SIYB is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.
  • We encourage you to be aware when you leave the Website and to read the privacy statements of each and every Website that collects personally identifiable information.
  • This privacy statement applies only to information collected by this Website.
Unsolicited Communications
  • Please be aware that whenever you voluntarily post public information to this website, or to any weblog that is part of this website, that that information can be accessed by the public and can in turn be used by those people to send you unsolicited communications. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in response to such unsolicited communications.
Confidentiality and Security
  • We limit access to personal information about you to employees and affiliates who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs.
  • We have physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect personal information about you.
  • In certain areas SIYB uses industry-standard SSL-encryption to protect sensitive data transmissions.
  • SIYB encourages our customers to use SSH and SCP (secure Telnet and FTP) programs in order to better safeguard customer data.
Changes to this Privacy Policy
  • If SIYB decides to change this Privacy Policy, we will post the modified Privacy Policy on this Website to make users aware of what the changes are so users will always be aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and when we may disclose it.
  • SIYB reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time, so please review it frequently. A user is bound by any minor changes to the policy when she or he uses the Website after those changes have been posted. If, however, we are going to use your personally identifiable information in a manner materially different from that stated at the time of collection, we will notify you by posting a notice on the Website for thirty (30) days.
Questions and Suggestions

If you have questions or suggestions, please contact us at:

Succeeding in Your Business
ATTN: Customer Care
2490 Black Rock Turnpike, PMB 354
Fairfield, CT 06825-2400, USA
(203) 254-1727