It is Franchise Services, Inc.’s and its affiliates’ (collectively “FSI”) policy to respect and protect the privacy of the users of (hereinafter, the “Site”). Through this Privacy Policy, we want to reassure users of the Site that we will not sell, share, or rent user information to others in a manner different than as set forth in this Privacy Policy.

Information Collection:  FSI may collect information from the users of the Site. In order to respond to any requests of Site users, the user may be requested to provide contact and other information. If FSI has trouble processing a request, this contact information will be used by FSI to contact the user.  You may voluntarily provide to us personally identifiable information such as your name, address, email, and phone number.  We may also collect other personally identifiable information that you choose to include in any communications that you send to us. We may use your personally identifiable information to respond to your requests for information and provide you with information about FSI and our brands.

Gathering and Sharing of Information, Links to External and Co-Branded Websites:  We monitor traffic patterns on the Site and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use to analyze trends and administer the Site in order to improve its layout and design and to permit Site personalization and streamlining to create the best experience we can for our users. In order to perform analysis permitting such personalization and improvement of site design and user experience, we may employ suitable third parties with whom we share the information necessary to accomplish these objectives. These statistics include no personally identifying information.

Where appropriate, we share aggregated statistical information with our business partners. These statistics include no personally identifying information.

We may use your personal identifying information to inform you of other products or services available from FSI or sponsors.  We may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services.

We may provide personal identifying information in special cases such as enforcement of our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use, or as required by law or legal process to protect and defend the rights and safety of our Site and its users.

Our Site may also contain links to external Internet sites as well as co-branded sites, which may be operated by us, an external party or an affiliated party and these sites may have privacy practices that differ from those here at our site. When you click on links that take you to such external or co-branded sites, you will be subject to the privacy policies on these sites, and we encourage you to become familiar with those privacy policies as these may differ from those utilized on our Site. Please note that this privacy policy applies solely to information collected by FSI on our Site and, while we strongly support the protection of privacy on the Internet, we cannot be responsible for the privacy practices of other Websites, uses of the information collected by other Websites, or the content of those other Websites.

Consent:    By using our Site, the user agrees to the terms and conditions set forth in this Privacy Policy and the Site Terms and Conditions of Use, incorporated herein by this reference and made a part hereof, INCLUDING ALL LIMITATIONS OF DAMAGES PROVISIONS which are an integral part hereof and the user consents to the collection and use of this information by FSI as disclosed in this Privacy Policy. FSI may revise this Privacy Policy or the Site Terms and Conditions of Use at any time by updating these postings.

By using this Site you agree to be bound by any such revisions in effect at the time of use and you should therefore periodically visit this page and the Site Terms and Conditions of Use page to determine the then current policies applicable to users of the Site.

Security Information:  Strong precautions are taken to protect the information of the users of our Site. When users submit sensitive information via the Site, that Information is protected both online and off-line.

No method of safeguarding information is 100% secure. We take information security seriously and use a variety of technical solutions to make using our Site safe.

We also protect user-information off-line. Only those of our employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information. Furthermore, our employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices.

Cookies:   You may have heard of the term “cookies”. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a user’s hard drive through the Web browser program containing information about the user which enables us to track and personalize the Site to enhance their experience.  We may use cookies to store visitor preferences, record session information, record user-specific information on what pages users’ access or visit, or alert visitors to new areas that we think might be of value to them when they return to our site.

Log Files:  We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Surveys, Contests, Promotions:  From time-to-time we may request information from the users of the Site via surveys, contests or promotions. Participation in these surveys, promotions or contests is completely voluntary, and the users of the Site have a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as your name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as ZIP Code, age level, etc.). We use such information to notify contest winners, award prizes, and for analyzing the Site traffic to improve the user’s experience on the Site.

You may request to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications by sending us a written request to the address listed below or by following the opt-out instructions in the email you receive from us.  You may review, change, or request deletion of your contact information and preferences at any time by:

Emailing us at:   

Writing to us at:  Franchise Services, Inc.

ATTN:  Webmaster – Privacy Policy

26722 Plaza Drive

Mission Viejo, CA  92691

However, to the extent that corrected or deleted information is also stored in other databases, we cannot always ensure that such corrections or deletions will immediately reach the other databases.  Some information may be retained for longer periods as required by law, contracts or auditing requirements.

Children’s On-line Privacy:  FSI recognizes the particular importance of protecting the privacy of children. Consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), we will not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. When a user uses our site or one of our associated websites, the user is representing to us that they are an adult. If a child has provided us with personally identifiable information, we ask that a parent or guardian contact us immediately and we will delete the information pertaining to the child from our records.

Updates:    We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time.  We encourage you to review this Policy regularly for any changes.  Your continued use of this site will be subject to then-current Privacy Policy.

Affiliates:  Affiliates are Postal Instant Press, Inc. (also known as PIP Printing), Sir Speedy, Inc., and Signal Graphics, Inc.

This Privacy Policy is effective as of and was last updated on Wednesday, March 27, 2013.