Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement for GayAdPros.com located at http://www.gayadpros.com/privacy.php

GayAdPros.com is committed to user privacy. The following privacy policy discloses our practices in the information gathering and dissemination practices for this web site.

 This Privacy Policy was last updated on:  June 15, 2009.

GayAdPros.com adheres to the US Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of Notice, Choice, Onward Transfer, Security, Data Integrity, Access and Enforcement, and is registered with the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Safe Harbor Program.

Personal Information
When you sign up for a GayAdPros.com advertiser or publisher user account, we ask you for personal information (such as your name, email address and an account password).  For certain services, we also request credit card or other payment account information which we provide to a credit card processor who maintains the information in encrypted form on secure servers.  We do not maintain your credit card information.  You can decline to submit personal information to any of our services, in which case GayAdPros.com will not be able to provide those services to you.
We use this information solely:

  • To provide our services to you;
  • To facilitate advertiser and publisher relationships with the company (for example , for our staff to follow up with your service inquiry);
  • To provide on-site advertising;
  • To audit, research and analyze in order to maintain, protect and improve our services;
  • To ensure the technical functioning of our network; and
  • To develop new services.

We do not share, sell or rent any personal information with any third parties.  If we propose to use personal information for any purposes other than those described in this Privacy Policy, we will offer you an effective way to opt out of the use of personal information for those other purposes.
GayAdPros.com processes personal information on our servers in the United States of America. In some cases, we process personal information on a server outside your own country.  We may process personal information to provide our own services.
Please contact support@gayadpros.com or log into your GayAdPros.com account to update your personal information.

Information Automatically Logged
When you access GayAdPros.com, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends, including information such as your Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your log-on, page referrer data and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser. GayAdPros.com may use this server log information to help diagnose problems, for website administration and for market research.

Customer Communications
When you send email or other communications to GayAdPros.com, we may retain those communications in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve our services.

Cookies
When you visit GayAdPros.com, we send one or more cookies – a small file containing a string of characters – to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser. We use cookies to help identify and track advertiser and publisher referral traffic to the GayAdPros.com program.  GayAdPros may use cookies in its on-site advertising. We may set a cookie in your browser when click on an ad on GayAdPros.com.
Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies, but you can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some GayAdPros.com services may not function properly if your cookies are disabled.

Links
Links on our site may utilize a format that enables us to keep track of whether these links have been followed. We use this information to improve the quality of our services and advertising.

Affiliated sites
We may offer some of our services in connection with other web sites. Personal information that you provide to those sites may be sent to GayAdPros in order to deliver the service. We process such information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. The affiliated sites may have different privacy practices and we encourage you to read their privacy policies.

Other Sites
This Privacy Policy applies to GayAdPros.com services only. We do not exercise control over the sites listed on our site or links within our site. These other sites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit personal information from you.

Security
We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. These include internal reviews of our data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures, as well as physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store personal data.   Credit card transactions are processed on a secure server with at least 128-bit SSL protection.
We restrict access to personal information to GayAdPros.com employees, contractors and agents who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our services. These individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations.
GapGlobal Media, Inc. (DBA GayAdPros.com) complies with all Colorado State and United States federally mandated requirements with respect to access to information.

Information sharing
GayAdPros.com only shares personal information with other companies or individuals outside of GayAdPros.com in the following limited circumstances:

  • We have your consent. We require opt-in consent for the sharing of any sensitive personal information.  Sensitive personal information is information specifying medical or health conditions, racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership or information specifying the sex life of the individual.
  • We provide such information to our subsidiaries, affiliated companies or other trusted businesses or persons for the purpose of processing personal information on our behalf. We require that these parties agree to process such information based on our instructions and in compliance with this Privacy Policy and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures.
  • We have a good faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to (a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request, (b) enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations thereof, (c) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, or (d) protect against imminent harm to the rights, property or safety of GayAdPros.com, its users or the public as required or permitted by law.

If GayAdPros.com becomes involved in a merger, acquisition, or any form of sale of some or all of its assets, we will provide notice before personal information is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.
We may share with third parties certain pieces of aggregated, non-personal information, such as the number of users who searched for a particular ad listing, for example, or how many users clicked on a particular link. Such information does not identify you individually.  In some cases, we may process personal information on behalf of and according to the instructions of a third party, such as advertisers on GayAdPros.com.
Please contact us at the address below for any additional questions about the management or use of personal data.

Data integrity
GayAdPros.com processes personal information only for the purposes for which it was collected and in accordance with this Privacy Policy. We review our data collection, storage and processing practices to ensure we collect, store and process only personal information needed to provide or improve our services. We take reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information we process is accurate, complete, and current, but we depend on our users to update or correct their personal information whenever necessary.

Accessing and updating personal information
When you use GayAdPros.com services, we make good faith efforts to provide you with access to your personal information and either to correct this data if it is inaccurate or to delete such data at your request if it is not otherwise required to be retained by law or for legitimate business purposes. We ask individual users to identify themselves and the information requested to be accessed, corrected or removed before processing such requests, and we may decline to process requests that are unreasonably repetitive or systematic, require disproportionate technical effort, jeopardize the privacy of others, or would be extremely impractical (for instance, requests concerning information residing on backup tapes), or for which access is not otherwise required. In any case where we provide information access and correction, we perform this service free of charge, except if doing so would require a disproportionate effort.

Enforcement
GayAdPros.com regularly reviews its compliance with this Privacy Policy. Please feel free to direct any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy or GayAdPro.com’s treatment of personal information by contacting us.
When we receive formal written complaints at this address, it is our policy to contact the complaining user regarding his or her concerns. We will cooperate with the appropriate regulatory authorities, including local data protection authorities, to resolve any complaints regarding the transfer of personal data that cannot be resolved between GayAdPros.com and an individual.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
Please note that this Privacy Policy may change from time to time. We will not reduce your rights under this Privacy Policy without your explicit consent, and we expect most such changes will be minor. Regardless, we will post any Privacy Policy changes on this page and, if the changes are significant, we will provide an email notification of the changes. Each version of this Privacy Policy will be identified at the top of the page by its effective date, and we will also keep prior versions of this Privacy Policy in an archive for your review at http://www.gayadpros.com/privacy-policy-archive.php.

Contact Information
If you have any questions about this privacy statement or need additional information regarding GayAdPros.com, please contact us via support@gayadpros.com.