Privacy Policy understands that your privacy is important to you. We are committed to protecting the privacy of your personally identifiable information as you use this website. This Privacy Policy tells you how we protect and use the information that we gather from you. By using this website, you consent to the terms described in the most recent version of this Privacy Policy. You should also read our Terms of Use to understand the general rules about using this website and any additional terms that may apply when you access particular services or materials on specific areas of this website. “We,” “our” means and its affiliates. “You,” “your,” visitor,” or “user” means the individual accessing this site.

Personal and Non-Personal Information

Our Privacy Policy identifies how we treat your personal and non-personal information.

What is Non-Personal Information, and How is it Collected and Used?

Non-personal information is information that cannot identify you. If you visit this website to read information, such as information about one of our services, we may collect certain non-personal information about you from your computer’s web browser. Because non-personal information cannot identify or be tied to you in any way, there are no restrictions on how we can use or share non-personal information. What is personal information, and how is it collected? Personal information identifies you as an individual, such as your name, mailing address, email address, telephone number, and fax number. We may collect personal information from you in a variety of ways:

  • When you send us an application or other form
  • When you conduct a transaction with us, our affiliates, or others
  • When we collect information about you in support of a transaction, such as credit card information
  • In some places on this website, you can send us personal information about yourself, elect to receive particular information, purchase access to one of our products or services, or participate in an activity.

Are Cookies or Other Technologies Used to Collect Personal Information?

Yes, we may use cookies and related technologies, such as web beacons, to collect information on our website. A cookie is a text file placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie. One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you register with us, a cookie helps to recall your detailed information on subsequent visits. This simplifies recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on, when you return to the same website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use customized features.

A web beacon is a miniature graphic image that allows the party that sets the web beacon to monitor and collect certain information about the viewer of the web page, web-based document, or email message, such as the type of browser requesting the web beacon, the IP address of the computer that the web beacon is sent to and the time the web beacon was viewed. Web beacons can be tiny and invisible to the user, but, in general, any electronic image viewed as part of a web page or email, including HTML-based content, can act as a web beacon. We may use web beacons to count visitors to the web pages on the website or to monitor how our users navigate the website, and we may include web beacons in email messages to count how many messages sent were opened, acted upon, or forwarded.

Third-party vendors also may use cookies on our website. For instance, we may contract with third parties using cookies on our website to track and analyze anonymous usage and volume statistical information from our visitors and members. Such information is shared externally only on an anonymous, aggregated basis. These third parties use persistent cookies to help us to improve the visitor experience, manage our site content, and to track visitor behavior. We may also contract a third party to email our registered users/members.

The third-party sets cookies to help measure and improve the effectiveness of our email communications. All data collected by this third party on behalf of is used solely by or on behalf of and is shared externally only on an anonymous, aggregated basis. From time to time, we may allow third parties to post advertisements on our website, which may include a cookie or web beacon served by the third party. This Privacy Policy does not cover the use of information collected from you by third-party ad servers. We do not control cookies in such third-party ads, and you should check the privacy policies of those advertisers or ad services to learn about their use of cookies and other technology before linking to an ad. We will not share your personal information with these companies. Still, these companies may use information about your visits to this and other websites to provide advertisements on this site and other sites about goods and services that may interest you, and they may share the personal information that you provide to them with others.

You can accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to experience the interactive features of the no9to5 websites you visit.

How Does Use Personal Information? may keep and use the personal information we collect from or about you to provide you with access to this website or other products or services, to respond to your requests, to bill you for products/services you purchased, and to provide ongoing service and support, to contact you with information that might be of interest to you, including information about products and services of ours and of others, or ask for your opinion about our products or the products of others, for record keeping and analytical purposes and to research, develop and improve programs, products, services, and content.

Personal information collected online may be combined with information you provide through other sources. We may also remove your unique identifiers (name, email address, social insurance/security number, etc). In this case, you would no longer be identified as a single unique individual. Once we have de-identified information, it is non-personal information, and we may treat it like other non-personal information. Finally, we may use your personal information to protect our rights or property, to protect someone’s health, safety, or welfare, and to comply with a law or regulation, court order, or other legal process.

Does Share Personal Information With Others?

We will not share your personal information collected from this website with an unrelated third party without your permission, except as otherwise provided in this Privacy Policy. In the ordinary course of business, we may share personal information with companies we hire to perform services or functions on our behalf. In all cases in which we share your personal information with a third party to provide a service, we will not authorize them to keep, disclose or use your information with others except to provide the services we asked them to provide.

We will not sell, exchange, or publish your personal information, except in conjunction with a corporate sale, merger, dissolution, or acquisition. For some sorts of transactions, in addition to our direct collection of information, our third-party service vendors (such as credit card companies, clearinghouses, and banks) who may provide such services as credit, insurance, and escrow services may collect personal information directly from you to assist you with your transaction. We do not control how these third parties use such information, but we ask them to disclose how they use your personal information before collecting it.

Suppose you submit a review for a third party (person or business) using our Facebook Fan Review Application during submission. In that case, we ask your permission to gather your essential information (such as name and email address), which we then share with the third party to whom you are submitting the review. We may be legally compelled to release your personal information in response to a court order, subpoena, search warrant, law, or regulation.

We may cooperate with law enforcement authorities in investigating and prosecuting website visitors who violate our rules or engage in behavior that is harmful to other visitors (or illegal). We may disclose your personal information to third parties if we feel that the disclosure is necessary to protect our rights or property, protect someone’s health, safety, or welfare, or comply with a law or regulation, court order, or other legal process. As discussed in the section on cookies and other technologies, from time to time, we may allow a third party to serve advertisements on this website.

Suppose you share information with the advertiser by clicking on their ads. In that case, this Privacy Policy does not control the advertiser’s use of your personal information, and you should check the privacy policies of those advertisers or ad services to learn about their use of cookies and other technology before linking to an ad.

How is Personal Information Used For Communications?

We may contact you periodically by email, mail, or telephone to provide information regarding programs, products, services, and content that may interest you. In addition, some of the features on this website allow you to communicate with us using an online form. If your communication requests a response from us, we may email you. The email response or confirmation may include your personal information. We cannot guarantee that our emails will be secure from unauthorized interception.

How is Personal Information Secured?

We have implemented generally accepted technology and operational security standards to protect personally-identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorized personnel and third-party vendors can access your personal information, and these employees and vendors must treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your personal information.


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Public Discussions

This site may provide public discussions on various business valuation topics. Please note that any information you post in these discussions will become public, so please do not post sensitive information in general meetings. Whenever you publicly disclose information online, others could collect and use that information. We are not responsible for any action or policies of third parties who collect information that users disclose in any such forums on the website. does not agree or disagree with anything posted on the discussion board. Also, remember that you must comply with our other published policies regarding postings on our public forums.

How Can a User Access, Change, and Delete Personal Information?

You may access, correct, update, and delete any personally-identifiable information you submit to the website. You may also unsubscribe from mailing lists or any registrations on the website. To do so, please either follow the instructions on the page of the website on which you have provided such information or subscribed or registered or contact us at

Children’s Privacy will not intentionally collect personal information (such as a child’s name or email address) from children under 13. If you think that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13, please get in touch with us.

Changes reserves the right to modify this statement at any time. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be listed in this section. If such changes are material, a notice will be included on the website’s homepage for some time. If you have any questions about privacy at any websites operated by or about our website practices, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at: