This privacy statement covers the site. Because this Web site wants to demonstrate its commitment to our users privacy, it has agreed to disclose its information practices and have its privacy practices reviewed for compliance.
If users have questions or concerns regarding this statement, they should first contact our Customer Care by emailing to CustomerCare(@)higherimages.com.
This Privacy-Policy covers Higher Images Inc and Search Magnet Local™ treatment of personally identifiable information that is collected by our company when a customer is visiting our site and using our services. This policy also covers Higher Images Inc's treatment of any personally identifiable information that business partner's share with our company and added to our Web site database. This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that Higher Images Inc does not own or control, or to people that Higher Images Inc does not employ or manage.
To place an order on our Web site, a user must first complete an order form. Whilst placing an order, a user is required to give their contact information (such as name and email address). This information is used to contact the user about the services on our site for which they have shown as an interest.
Higher Images Inc share personal information with third parties who we use to perform functions on our behalf. For example, we use a third party to verify and process your credit card information in order for us to bill you for requested services. All third parties are contractually obligated to use your personal information only for the purpose for which it is given.Higher Images Inc acts as a reseller for products and services offered on Higher Images Inc site or on co-branded partner Web sites. Any sharing of personal information with our co-branded partner Web sites occurs only as a direct result of a transaction involving the purchase or free trial of the respective co-branded products or services.
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We do not provide your personal email address in this service. We consider your "personal" contact email as confidential and kept 'entirely private'. We only use your personal email address for our Customer Care representatives and Development Specialists to send service reports or notifications to you and for some submissions because of confirmations required to complete the submission process.
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 comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site.
LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES:
Higher Images Inc and its co-branded Web sites contain links to other sites. Please be aware that Higher Images Inc is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected on our Web sites.
COOKIES AND LOG FILES:
First, we use a feature of your browser called a cookie to assign identification to your computer. For the purpose of tracking traffic activity on Higher Images Inc and its co-branded Web sites, we use a third party, cookie based tracking system by Google (Google Analytics). For the purpose of gaining traffic statistics of the use of our websites. The unique user ID contained within your cookie automatically identifies your computer, but not you, to our servers every time you visit our site. Cookies by themselves cannot be used to find out the identity of any user but may be correlated with identity information in our log files. You can turn the cookies feature off by using your browser's preference options, but you may not be able to utilize some services properly.
Second, we keep track of your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Web site. Your IP address is also used to gather broad demographic information about you, such as your location and your Internet service provider.Higher Images Inc may also collect combined information on how our users are utilizing the site. This might include information regarding traffic patterns through the site and search queries. No IP address/logfile information is tied to Personally Identifiable Information (PII).
Fourth, we post customer testimonials on our web site which may contain personally identifiable information such as the customer's name. We do obtain the customer's consent prior to posting the testimonial to post their name along with their testimonial.
We request information from the user on our order forms. Here a user must provide contact information (like name and email address) and financial information (like credit card number, expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes and to process orders. If we have trouble when processing an order, this contact information is used to contact the user.
NEWSLETTER Opt-In AND Opt-Out:
If you, the customer, indicate that you would like to receive our search engine marketing newsletter, we will use your contact details for sending the newsletter to you only. This information is not distributed to any third-party. You may opt-out from receiving the newsletter by following the instructions in the newsletter. As a customer, you also have the option of updating your email preferences online in the "Profile" section of the account management area.
Our Web site takes every precaution to protect our users' information. When users submit sensitive information via the Web site, that information is protected both online and off-line.
When our order form asks users to enter sensitive information (such as credit card number), that information is encrypted and is protected with the best encryption software in the industry - SSL. While on a secure page, such as our order form, the lock icon on the bottom of Web browsers such as Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer becomes locked, as opposed to un-locked, or open, when you are just 'surfing'.
While we use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also do everything in our power to protect user-information off-line. All of our users' information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, our accounts department or our Customer Care Representatives, or our SEO Specialists) are granted access to personally identifiable information. ALL employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices. Our servers that personally identifiable information is stored on are kept in a secure environment and are stored behind a firewall.
If you have any questions about the security at our Web site, you can send an email to CustomerCare@higherimages.com.
If your personally identifiable information changes, you may correct or update it by making the change in your account area on the Account Details page, by emailing our Customer Support at CustomerCare@higherimages.com, or by contacting us by telephone or postal mail at the contact information listed on the Contact page.
All users of our co-branded paid inclusion services can review and modify their account or profile information in the respective account management areas. Alternatively they can also contact us by email through several avenues provided on pages of our www.higherimages.com Web site or directly email us with the customer support links provided in our service report emails.
NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES:
Visit the Contact Us for other options of getting in touch with Higher Images Inc