Like most website operators, Franchising Works collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Franchising Works purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Franchising Works visitors use its website. From time to time, Franchising Works may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
What and How We Collect information
When you use our website, we collect the following information:
This information will be provided by the site user if they decide to use some of our services. This can be achieved by the user opting-in into access the forecasting spreadsheet as they provide their email address. Our forms will also collect this information if a user decides to get into contact with Franchising Works regarding any general enquiries. The contact form collects:
- Full name
- Contact number
- Email address
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Franchising Works choose to interact with Franchising Works in ways that require Franchising Works to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Franchising Works gathers depend on the nature of the interaction. For example, visitors who use our contact form at www.franchisingworks.org to provide a name and email address. In each case, Franchising Works collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfil the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Franchising Works. Franchising Works does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities. .
What do we use your information for
Any of the information we collect from you may be used for one or more of the following purposes:
– Internal record keeping
– To improve our product and services Franchising Works strives to improve our website usage based on the information and feedback we receive from any statistical information generated);
– To produce analytical reports on e.g. how a visitor may interact with our services or what content interests our general audience (This information will not be specific to any individual and instead gives Franchising Works and the recipient of the report a general overview)
– To send periodic emails (The e-mail address you provide for subscribing to the Franchising Works website, may be used to send you information and updates regarding company news (if accepted), general updates, related product or service information, etc.)
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can cancel your account by emailing: email@example.com.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Franchising Works does not sell, trade or otherwise transfer to outside parties any personally identifiable information.
Franchising Works discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Franchising Works behalf or to provide services available at Franchising Works websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Franchising Works websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Franchising Works will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Franchising Works discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Franchising Works believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Franchising Works, third parties or the public at large. If you are a user of the Franchising Works website and have supplied your email address, Franchising Works may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Franchising Works and our products. Franchising Works takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
Third Party Links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked websites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our website and welcome any feedback about these websites.
Where is the data stored
No stored data will be transferred, backed up and/or recovered by Franchising Works outside of the European Union.
All data is stored in databases and file repositories located on a secure cloud server to which only Franchising Works employees have access After a period of 8 years the data is securely destroyed along with any paper copies required for necessary administration and performance of Franchising Works professional duties.
You may at any time obtain without undue delay rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you.
You may at any time request Franchising Works to restrict the processing of personal data when one of the following applies:
– If you contest the accuracy of the personal data, for a period enabling Franchising Works to verify the accuracy of the personal data;
– If the processing is unlawful and you oppose the erasure of the personal data and request the restriction of their use instead; or
– If Franchising Works no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but they are required by you for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
Terms of service
Please also visit our Terms of Service section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at …