Government Bids and Contracts Services, Inc. and its subsidiary companies
respect the privacy rights of our online visitors and recognize the importance
of protecting the information collected about you. We have adopted a corporate
information you provide online.
By using this site, you signify your assent to the Government Bids and
policy, please do not use any Government Bids and Contracts Services, Inc.
site. We reserve the right to make changes in this policy at any time. Please
check the policy each time you use our web site to ensure you are aware of any
changes in our privacy practices.
Government Bids and Contracts Services will only collect and use personal
reasonably necessary to serve our legitimate business purposes, and we will
maintain appropriate safeguards to ensure the security, integrity, accuracy and
privacy of the information you have provided.
Personal information is information that identifies you and may be used to
contact you on-line or off-line. Government Bids and Contracts Services, Inc.
collects personal information from our online visitors during registration for
membership on our sites or when you order products or subscriptions from us
online, or when you request services from third party service providers on our
site or through the use of our software or online services.
Information collected will vary depending upon the activity and may include
your name, e-mail address, phone number, mobile number, home address, and
credit card information. In addition, we may collect demographic information
such as gender, zip code, information about your computer, hardware, software,
platform, media, Internet IP address and connection, information about online
activity such as feature usage, user rankings and click paths and other data
that you may provide. We may combine demographic information with personal
information. Prize winners may also be required to provide Social Security or
Social Identification Number for tax purposes.
We do not require personal information to obtain access to any of our sites;
however, you will not be able to access areas that require registration.
Whatever the purpose may be, we will only collect information to the extent
reasonably necessary to fulfill your requests and our legitimate business
Government Bids and Contracts Services also maintains log files which contain
Internet Protocol ("IP") addresses. An IP address is a numeric address that is
assigned to your computer by your Internet Service Provider. In general, we
only use log files to monitor traffic on our Web sites, to troubleshoot
technical problems. IP addresses and console IDs may be linked to personal
Use of the Information
The information collected by Government Bids and Contracts Services is used for
sending notifications and other related information to you and for providing
follow-ups as part of the service you subscribe. We will also alert you to new
products, features and enhancements; special offers; upgrade opportunities; and
contests and events of interest.
We may send emails that may contain information regarding third-party products
or services; however, this doesn't mean that we've traded your personal
information to any party. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings at any
point by notifying us.
We will not release your personal data to anyone else without your consent,
except to enforce legal rights and the law, or when we have reason to believe
that a disclosure is necessary to address potential or actual injury or
interference with our rights, property, operations, users or others who may be
harmed or may suffer loss or damage. We may disclose personal information in
the event of a dispute.
Update or Removal of Information
You decide to discontinue your subscription or receiving our information and
communications from us at any time. If you wish to update your personal
information maintained by Government Bids and Contracts Services, Inc. or
deactivate or remove your account(s) from our mailing list, please email the
customer service. We will be happy to review, update the information as
appropriate. We may still retain your information in our files however, to
resolve disputes, enforce our user agreement, and due to technical and legal
requirements and constraints related to the security, integrity and operation
of our websites.
Third Party Sites
Please note that this policy applies only to sites maintained by Government Bids
and Contracts Services, Inc. or its subsidiaries, and not to web sites
maintained by other companies or organizations to which we link.
If you click on a link to a third party site, you will leave the Government
Bids and Contracts Services, Inc. site you are visiting and go to the site you
selected. Because we cannot control the activities of third parties, we are not
responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites, and we
do not guarantee that they will adhere to the same privacy and security
practices as Government Bids and Contracts Services, Inc. We encourage you to
differ from ours.