Welcome to Value Buddy!
We are Value Buddy, LLC, operating as Value Buddy. We specialize in providing business valuations and related services primarily supporting the SBA lending community. By using our website at https://hellovaluebuddy.com and its subdomains (collectively referred to as the "Value Buddy Site"), you can request appraisals and upload relevant data necessary for our appraisal services (the "Services").
This document outlines our privacy practices and explains how we, alongside our affiliates, collect, utilize, share, and safeguard the information you provide to us, known as your "Content" or "User Content". This includes personally identifiable information (referred to as "Personal Data") such as names, addresses, contact details, and other sensitive information uniquely linked to individuals.
We respect your choices concerning the collection, storage, and utilization of your Personal Data. Any information that doesn't identify individuals is termed as "Non-Personal Data," including statistics on user behavior, preferences, and aggregate data sets.
Our commitment is not to actively gather Personal Data for sale or marketing purposes that explicitly identify individuals. Rest assured, we do not sell customer lists. You have the right to withdraw your consent to our processing of your Personal Data anytime by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. However, this might affect your ability to continue using the Value Buddy Site and/or Services.
For purposes related to privacy laws using terms like "controller" and "processor" concerning Personal Data, Value Buddy is the "Data Controller." Our service providers and contractors handling Personal Data are recognized as the "Data Processor," working under our guidance.
1: Information Collection
We collect various Content from you while providing the Services, including Personal Data essential for communicating with you and delivering the Services. Additionally, we gather Behavioral Data and other Non-Personal Data to enhance our Services and those of others.
2: How We Store Your Information
All User Content, including Personal Data, is stored on servers within the United States where we currently operate and provide our Services.
3: How We Use Your Information
We use and share your Personal Data for various reasons:
- To manage and maintain our Services.
- To manage your account and provide you access to different functionalities.
- We may ask for your consent to share your Personal Data with third parties.
- Sharing Personal Data with our partners and affiliates.
- Utilizing cookies and analytics tools to improve and customize our Services.
4: Your Right to Review, Request Changes, and Disclose Personal Data
You have the right, as required by applicable laws, to inspect, receive a copy of, and amend your Personal Data. If you believe your Personal Data is incorrect or incomplete, you may request amendments, subject to our review and decision.
6: Different Locations, Different Laws
Privacy laws vary across different locations. Our Services, governed by United States law, are subject to the laws and regulations of the United States.
7: Use of Email Addresses and Other Contact Information
We collect email addresses voluntarily provided to us and may use them for subscription, editorial, or other Service-related communications. If you wish to opt-out, please contact us at email@example.com.
8: How to Exercise Your Rights
9: Verifying Your Identity
To ensure the security of your information, we may request proof of identity before fulfilling your requests.
10: Contact Us
11: Revision Date and History