Privacy Policy

Summary of Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how Sozo.bg collects, uses, shares and secures information related to users of our consumer-facing website, including the business search services we provide on this digital property, as well as any services we use to engage or communicate with consumers and to facilitate communications between consumers and the businesses that advertise with us. Our primary purpose in collecting and using information about you on our consumer-facing website is to enable you to effectively use our business search services, to provide you with business information responsive to your queries, to facilitate connections between you and businesses with which you engage on This Website as defined below, and to provide you with advertisements and marketing that match your interests and preferences.

Please read the following notice carefully before using this website 

This Privacy Notice does not apply to the offline activities of Sozo.bg or any of its affiliates or third parties. It does not apply to any client websites, portal pages, or landing pages we create for the benefit of our clients. It also does not apply to any third party, including to their collection of any data through any application or content that may link to or be accessed from This Website.

By visiting This Website, you are acknowledging and accepting our Privacy Policy described in this Privacy Notice. Your continued use of This Website after changes to the Privacy Policy have been posted will constitute your acceptance of such changes.

What information does This Website collect, store and/or share?

 When you visit This Website, we may collect, store and/or share the following types of information

-Information You Knowingly Provide.

-Information Collected Automatically.

 As used in this Privacy Policy, “Personally Identifiable Information” refers to information that personally identifies   you, or can reasonably be linked to you by us or others having access to such information.

Information You Knowingly Provide

 For example, We may ask you to provide personally identifiable contact information (such as name, address, zip   code, e-mail address and telephone number) when you choose to communicate with us or use our services to   communicate with businesses who advertise with us. In some cases (for example, if you register with us or sign-in   on This Website) We may also ask you to provide other identifying information, such as username, email address,   password, security question and answer, or birthday, that we will store in connection with your account or profile t   hat you establish on This Website.

By signing in or creating an account on This Website through a third-party social   networking service, such as Google or Facebook, we collect such information about you that you permit the Social   Networking Service to share with us for the purpose of identifying you on This Website, in accordance with the   privacy settings applicable to your account with that Social Networking Service.

Other information that you knowingly provide, such as search parameters you enter in connection with a search you conduct through This Website, ratings and reviews or other content you post on this Website, and business listings you bookmark, favorite or save, may be personally identifiable to the extent they are published on this Website or elsewhere in association with your registered user account username or profile or other Personally Identifying Information.

If another user chooses to use an available referral or share feature on This Website (e.g., to send a postcard, listing, page link, contest invitation, etc. to you), we may collect certain personal information about you as the recipient of the shared information (e.g., name, address, e-mail address, mobile telephone number). If the other user certifies to us that he or she has the right to provide your information to us for this purpose, as per our Terms of Use, Thryv uses the personally identifiable referral information provided about you to facilitate this communication and may also store and use such Personally Identifiable Information for analysis and business development purposes.

If you use an available feature on This Website to request contact or a quote for providing services or products from any businesses listed or advertised on This Website, we may collect your name and contact information in order to provide it to such businesses or service providers for the purpose of fulfilling your request for information, as per the Terms of Use that govern your use of such features.

Information automatically collected

We collect and use the search parameters you enter in connection with a search you conduct through This Website for the purpose of providing you search results responsive to your query and for our internal analysis and other business purposes. We may also collect such search terms if you enter them while conducting a search on a third-party website which links to This Website to provide you the search results.

We may also collect, store and share information, including personally identifiable information, related to your usage of third-party sites that you access through This Website.

Comments

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. After approval of your comment is visible to the public.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

How do we use, store and share information collected on This Website?

In the course of enabling you to effectively use our business search services, providing you with business information responsive to your queries, facilitating connections between you and businesses with which you engage on This Website, and showing you advertisements and marketing that match your interests and preferences, we may use the information we collect from you or about you to respond to your inquiries, administer your account, send you marketing messages, assess your needs and interests in order to better tailor offers and/or display content based upon your interests, allow you to search for information on our site, improve our website and search services, conduct research, and/or list you in our search and directory services. We do this on behalf of ourselves and our client businesses for whom we provide marketing and lead generation services.

We also use collected information when users supply personally identifiable information about themselves for a specific purpose (for example, to register, to use a feature on This Website, to inquire about a product, or service, or business listed or advertised on This Website, we may use, store, and/or share such information for such purpose, as well as to analyze and improve our services.

Do we sell or provide information collected through This Website to other third parties?

Except as otherwise disclosed in this policy, we do not sell or provide Personally Identifiable Information you provide to us or that we automatically collect through This Website to any third party companies unless:

-you specifically authorize it;

-it is to complete a transaction, service or activity that you initiated or requested;

How do we secure information?

We are committed to securing and protecting from unauthorized access your Personally Identifiable Information that you provide through This Website. We encrypt any sensitive personal information we may intentionally collect, such as credit card or social security numbers, during transmission and storage. For other types of information, we use reasonable measures to help prevent the information from becoming disclosed to those who are not described in this policy. It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access of any account password or your computer. No security measures are perfect, and we cannot promise that all information collected from you or about you will remain secure in all circumstances.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

If you have any questions or requests please contact Us