Empire Business Brokers has a strong commitment to
providing excellent service to all of our customers,
including respecting their concerns about privacy.
We understand that visitors to our website may have
questions about whether and how this website collects
and uses information. We have prepared this statement
to inform you of the privacy principles that govern
This statement contains
numerous general and technical details about the
steps we take to respect your privacy concerns.
The bottom line is that the needs and expectations
of our customers form the foundation of everything
we do - including protecting your privacy.
Browsing: We have not
configured this website to collect any personal
information from your computer when browsing this
site. This means that, unless you voluntarily and
knowingly provide us with personal information,
we will not know your name, your e-mail address,
or any other information identifiable to you.
Internet Protocol (IP) Address:
An IP address is a number that is automatically
assigned to your computer every time you browse
the Internet. When users request a page from our
site, our servers log the user's current IP address.
We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems. We
do not link IP addresses to any personal information
Cookies: Our website
uses "cookie" technology. "Cookies"
are strings of text that a website stores on a user's
computer. Cookies enable a website to keep track
of a user's preferences and activities relating
to that website. Our website creates and uses a
temporary cookie throughout the online reservation
In addition, the service providers
we use to serve and host our advertisements use
cookies to track the number of times www.empirebb.com
is accessed and whether the site was accessed from
an advertisement. The cookie generated from the
advertisement does not contain any personal information
and may remain on your hard drive until it is deleted
If you do not wish to receive
these cookies, you may set your browser to reject
the cookies (consult the instructions for your particular
browser on how to do this), although doing so may
affect your ability to perform certain transactions
on our website.
Pixel Tags: The third
party advertising companies mentioned above serve
and host Empire Business Brokers advertisements
on other sites. To track the effectiveness of Empire
Business Brokers advertisements on other sites,
www.empirebb.com uses pixel tags (also known as
"clear gifs", "beacon gifs",
"1-by-1 gifs", or "web bugs").
Pixel tags are not visible to the user of the site
and consist of a few lines of computer coding. If
you are visiting www.empirebb.com from an advertisement
on another site, the pixel tag references the cookie
you received when you clicked on the advertisement.
The pixel tag then registers this activity with
the third party advertising company to allow us
to count the number of times an advertisement is
accessed. At no time is personal information about
you or your reservation collected by the third party
advertising company, nor is any tracking information
generated from the pixel tag allowed to be used
by them for any other purpose other than to report
web site activity to us. If a user accesses www.empirebb.com
directly, the third party advertising companies
may assign a cookie but any information associated
with the cookie from your activity on www.empirebb.com
is discarded because there is no corresponding cookie
from an Empire Business Brokers advertisement on
Information Needed to Execute
the task You Request: When we need to collect
information from you, we will ask you to voluntarily
supply us with the information we need. For example,
if you would like to recive our monthly bulletin,
we will ask you for information such as name, address,
telephone number, e-mail address, to process your
We may also ask you to fill
out customer survey, to obtain your suggestions
or comments about your use of Empire Business Brokers
services, or for similar purposes. Providing this
information is voluntary and it is used only for
the purpose for which the information was collected
and is not used for direct marketing or shared with
Empire Business Brokers
Use of Information: We treat the information
you provide to us as confidential information; it
is, accordingly, subject to our company's security
procedures and strict corporate policies regarding
protection and use of confidential information.
Because laws applicable to personal information
vary by country, our offices or other business operations
may put in place additional measures that vary depending
on the applicable legal requirements.
Disclosure of Information
to Third Parties: Empire Business Brokers prohibits
the sale or transfer of personal information to
entities outside of the Empire Business Brokers
network or for their use without your approval and
giving you the opportunity to opt-out.
Links to Other Sites:
If you choose to leave this Empire Business Brokers
site via links to other non-Empire Business Brokers
sites, including those of advertisers, Empire Business
Brokers is not responsible for the privacy policies
or content of those sites, nor is Empire Business
Brokers responsible for the cookies those sites
Legal Issues: Empire
Business Brokers will disclose personal information
without your permission when required by law or
in good faith belief if such action is necessary
or desirable to comply with the law, protect or
defend the rights or property of Empire Business
Brokers, this site or its users.
Statement Changes: In the future, we may need
to change the privacy statement for www.empirebb.com.
All changes will be made here so that you will always
know what information we gather, how we might use
that information and whether we will disclose it
How to Contact Us: If
you have any questions about this privacy statement
or privacy concerns please send an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Conclusion: Your privacy
concerns are important to us. We hope this privacy
statement has been helpful to you.