Find a Notary Public

Privacy Policy

Introduction to FindNotary Privacy Policy

FindNotary.com (“Company” or “We”) respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy. This policy (together with our terms of use and any other documents referred to in it) describes how we use the personal information that we collect from you, or that you provide on this website findnotary.org (our “Website”) and how that information may be used or disclosed by us.

FindNotary.com is a service that allows users to create an account profile to be used in the marketing of user services and/or the administration of those services. Users include public notaries, mobile notaries, and signing agents. By using the Website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

This policy does not apply to information we collect through any other means, or to information collected on any third-party site or by any third-party application that may link to or be accessible from the Website.

Please read the following carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your personal information and how we will treat it. By using or accessing our Website, you agree to this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time and your continued use of the Website is deemed to be acceptance of such changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

Last revised: February 13, 2012

Children Under the Age of 13

Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to or on the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, please do not register on the Website or send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number or e-mail address. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us.

Information We Collect About You

We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including:

  • Information you provide to us.
  • Information we collect as you navigate through the site, including usage details, IP addresses, and cookies.
  • Information we receive from third parties.

Information You Provide to Us

We may collect and use the following information that you provide to us:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our Website. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our Website.
  • Records and copies of your correspondence (including e-mail addresses), if you contact us.
  • Details of transactions you carry out through our Website and of the fulfilment of your orders. You may be required to provide financial information before placing an order through our Website.

Usage Details, IP Addresses, Cookies and Other Technologies

Usage Details and IP Addresses. As you navigate through the Website, we may also collect details of your visits to our Website, including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, logs and other communication data and the resources that you access, as well as information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ equipment, browsing actions and patterns.

Cookies. For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using cookies. A cookie is a small file stored on the hard drive of your computer. Use of cookies help us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service by enabling us to:

  • Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.
  • Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interests.
  • Speed up your searches.
  • Recognize you when you return to our Website.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Website.

User Contributions

You are responsible for any content, including personal information, that you contribute to be published or displayed (hereinafter, “posted”) on the Website, or transmit to other users of the Website (collectively, “User Contributions”). Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to other users of the Website at your own risk. Although we limit access to certain pages, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of the Website with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website. You understand and acknowledge that, even after removal, copies of your User Contributions may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or might have been copied or stored by other Website users. Proper access and use of information provided on the Website, including User Contributions, is governed by our terms of use and known or suspected violations should be reported to FindNotary.com.

Uses Made of the Information

We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information, in the following ways:

  • To present our Website and its contents in a suitable and effective manner for you and for your computer.
  • To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us.
  • To notify you about changes to our service.
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.

Disclosure of Your Information

We may disclose personal information that you provide via this Website to the following third parties:

  • Our subsidiaries and affiliates.
  • Contractors and service providers we use to support our business.
  • To a buyer in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or any other form of sale of some or all of FindNotary.com’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by FindNotary.com about its customers is among the assets transferred.

Accessing and Correcting Your Personal Information

You can review and update your personal information by logging into the Website and visiting your account profile page and making changes. You may also send us an email at [email protected] to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to us.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

It is our policy to post any changes we make to our privacy policy on this page. If we make material changes to this privacy policy, we will notify you through a notice on the Website home page. The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page.

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