From
To



Patriot List: Privacy Policy

At Patriot List your privacy is paramount! This Patriot List Privacy Policy will explain how we protect your information and how it is used to offer you a better Patriot List experience. Our Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time, but you can always review the most current version here. For us at Team Patriot List transparency is an important value. When you log on through your social network or through the creation of a Patriot List username and password you consent to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy and understand that our policies may evolve in the future. If you do not understand or agree to the terms (aka the terms of use control) then we would ask you to inform us of your questions via team@patriotlist.us or to avoid using the service.

How We Protect Your Privacy

In various places on the Site, we collect "Personally Identifiable Information" (PII), such as your name, location, e-mail address, or other information that can be used to identify you or contact you.

  • Patriot List will not share any of your Personally Identifiable Information, except for the information you choose to publicly disclose in the listings you publish.
  • Patriot List offers an internal messaging service to all members of the Patriot List family; however, to protect your identity and reduce spam the only members able to see your full name are those who are fully verified by Patriot List.
  • Your Patriot List account information is password protected by your social network or by the password you chose upon sign up. Please keep your password safe.
  • Patriot List does not knowingly collect any Personally Identifiable Information from persons under the age of 13, and Patriot List does not permit persons under the age of 13 to register on the Site. If Patriot List learns that a listing is by a person under the age of 13 is posted, Patriot List will remove that listing and delete that user.

People that place listings on Patriot List, may provide links to third party web sites, which may have different privacy practices than Patriot List. We are not responsible for, nor have any control over, the privacy policies on these third party web sites. We encourage all users to read the privacy policies of every web site you visit.

Registration

Registration is required to place a listing through our service or to use other types of functionality that require the service to recognize a user (e.g., Patriot List Social Network Posts). If you decide to register or sign up for certain services, you will need to give us certain Personally Identifiable Information, such as a phone number, valid e-mail address, zip code, and credit card information. You will also be asked to provide other Personally Identifiable Information such as your neighborhood and city. This Personally Identifiable Information will be used to personalize and improve your experience with our service. This information will not be disclosed to any third-party without your explicit consent. (We will not give your information to anyone.)

Registered users and users that provide their email address to Patriot List may receive a copy of our newsletter and other occasional mailings from us regarding our service. You may opt-out of receiving future mailings at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link on the email. You can review and change your Personally Identifiable Information or password at any time on your Dashboard.

Cookies, Web Beacons and Scripts

Like many web sites, Patriot List uses a standard technology call "cookies." A cookie is a small text file stored on your computer's hard drive that can be accessed by a specific web site to make your experience quicker and more convenient. Cookies allow our users to login without entering their ID and password each time they use Patriot List. Cookies also help us understand how our users use the Site, which allows us to improve the service. We do not use cookies to retrieve any information from your computer other than the information we provide, such as a user code.

Data We Collect

In addition to Personally Identifiable Information you provide at registration or by using the service, we collect the following information:

  • Listings content. When you place a listing or a review on the Site, we collect a variety of information related to that listing (e.g., price, model). The public will see any information that you include in your listing, and as such, Patriot List has no control over how this information will be used. For that reason, please think carefully about what Personally Identifiable Information you disclose in your listing. You can always edit or deactivate any of your listings from the “view / edit listing” menu option found on your dashboard.
  • Discussions about listings. When you comment on a listing that comment will always be public, correspondence. Correspondence between you and the other party initiated through our site after both parties have agreed to a transaction will be private, additionally correspondence to Patriot List will always be private.
  • "Anonymous Information" such as your IP address, the type of browser you use, the pages on our Site that you visit, the search terms that you enter and the advertisements that you click will only be used by Patriot List. This information is used to help us diagnose problems, administer the site and otherwise improve our service to you.
  • Credit card and ACH Banking information. Credit card information, including credit card numbers, is collected and stored. We use trusted third party vendors to handle secure credit card transactions for us and are PCI compliant.

Security

Patriot List will maintain security measures in place in order to attempt to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the personal information under our control. All data is kept on secure database servers, separately from the web servers, which are all behind a firewall with very restrictive access. All data entry is done via a secure interface that provides no export facility. Please be advised, however, that the Internet and other various networking communication mediums are not secure, unless explicitly specified as such, and may be subject to interception or loss which is beyond the control of Patriot List. Also be advised that the security, integrity and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and Patriot List through this web site cannot be guaranteed.

Patriot List will not monitor, edit or deliberately disclose the contents of your private communications or files, except in circumstances where we inadvertently obtain information that appears to pertain to the commission of a crime or where we reasonably believe that an emergency involving immediate danger of death or serious physical injury to any person exists. In such cases, Patriot List may voluntarily disclose the record or the contents of your communications or other information about you to law enforcement agencies and governmental entities without providing you advance notice. Upon receipt of an applicable search warrant or administrative, grand jury or trial subpoena, Patriot List may be required to disclose to the government or law enforcement agencies, without advance notice to you, the content of your communications and other records relating to your electronic communications, as well as the following records: Your name and address; records of your online communications (including session times and duration); how long you have subscribed to our service(s) (including start date) and the type(s) of service(s) utilized; your telephone number or other subscriber account identifying number(s), including any Internet or network address(es) assigned to you by our network; and means and source of your payment(s) (including any credit card or bank account number).

Data We Store

The following information is stored in our database, even after deletion, and may be archived:

  • Registration information.
  • All listings, review and comment content.
  • Messages sent in regards to listings.
  • Activity logs and other records.

Although we make good faith efforts to store information in a secure environment that is not made available to the public, we cannot guarantee complete security.

Use

We may use the information you disclosed to us to:

  • Provide our services to you.
  • Provide customer service to you.
  • Prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities.
  • Enforce our Terms of Use.
  • Automatically scan messages to check for spam, fraud, phishing attacks and other malicious activity or illegal or prohibited content.

Disclosure

Patriot List may disclose information about its users if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to:

  • Respond to a legal process (e.g., subpoenas, court orders).
  • Respond to claims that a listing or content violates the rights of third parties.
  • Enforce our Terms of Use.
  • Protect the rights, property or personal safety of Patriot List, its users or the general public.

We may share Personally Identifiable Information and other information about you with our parent company should we be acquired at any time. Additionally, we may share information with subsidiaries for the use and benefit of those companies. If we merge with or are acquired by another company, the resulting combined company will use the information you have provided as described in this Privacy Policy.

International Users (coming soon)

The Site is hosted in the United States. If you use the Site from outside of the United States, you are voluntarily transferring information (potentially including personally-identifiable information) and content to the United States and agreeing that collection, use, storage and sharing of your information and content is exclusively subject to the laws of the United States, not of the jurisdiction in which you are located. Privacy Complaints from European Union Citizens; in compliance with the Safe Harbor Principles, Patriot List commits to resolve complaints about your privacy and our collection or use of your personal information. European Union citizens with inquiries or complaints regarding this privacy policy should first contact Patriot List at privacy@patriotlist.us Patriot List has further committed to refer unresolved privacy complaints under the Safe Harbor Principles to an independent dispute resolution mechanism, the BBB EU SAFE HARBOR, operated by the Council of Better Business Bureaus. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint, or if your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed by Patriot List, you may contact the BBB EU SAFE HARBOR program at: http://www.bbb.org/us/safe-harbor-complaints.

More Questions?

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or want to report abuse, please contact us at:
mailto:team@patriotlist.us
mailto:violation@patriotlist.us
mailto:feedback@patriotlist.us
privacy@patriotlist.us

Last update January 9, 2015