Privacy Policy

BarFinder.com is an online community created to allow interaction between nightlife patrons (users), advertisers, and bar owners. Members can create profiles and submit listings to the site, join in forum conversations, comment and rate bars, add drinks, and upload images, text, and other types of files. In order to make the site functional and enjoyable to all BarFinder.com members, we allow our users to communicate to one another through various mediums without screening their files or comments, but not providing personal information to other users or outside parties. We take the protection of your private personal information very seriously, and our policy is as follows:

Information BarFinder.com Collects
Barfinder.com collects personal information such as name, age, geographical location, and e-mail address to provide members with the best experience online with respect to the private information mentioned above. Barfinder.com also collects non-personal information including but not limited things such as IP address, operating system, browser type, and other applicable information. This type of information is used to improve, ensure security, and maintain the website through tracking user activity. All non-personal information may be used by third parties in providing applicable advertisements and services to our users, but personal information will not be used by third parties and can only be utilized by barfinder.com on the site (and is only collected from members). All information that users provide barfinder.com will be treated with the utmost respect and will only be used to improve the overall online environment for users and members alike, in the opinion of barfinder.com. All information provided by barfinder.com with respect to the listings is gathered by members, inputted by owners, or added by barfinder.com staff. While the information is listed on the site, barfinder.com is not responsible for the validity of the details or opinions on the site, and all this information will not be redistributed to outside parties. All information gathered on the site is for security, maintenance, or improved experiences.

Cookie Use
Barfinder.com uses cookies to store user statistics and to record online activity to ensure a smoothly running site. Browser info, online profiles, IP addresses, and other non-personal information gathered by barfinder.com is used to improve the web page content and preferences based on these facts. For example, when a user starts a session logged on from New York City the site will load regional advertisements and listings that correspond to the area. All cookie use is simply to improve user functionality and their overall experience at barfinder.com. Cookies can be disabled by changing settings on your personal computer, but we feel that the use of cookies will ultimately allow for a better experience with our site.

Links
Barfinder.com provides links to other sites through various mediums. Barfinder.com is not responsible for the content, privacy policy, or practices of sites linked through the barfinder.com site. Barfinder.comís privacy policy is only applicable to information collected and used on the barfinder.com site. When logging on to another site, whether through a barfinder.com link or not, users should always read the siteís privacy policy and terms of use.

Forums, Comments, Added Information, and Reviews
When posting information on the barfinder.com website, this information is viewable by the general public, and therefore is subject to unsolicited advertisements, contact, etc. Barfinder.com condones all unsolicited business fostered by outside parties on our site, but all information made public is subject to outside contact.

Modifying Information
Users can modify their member profiles, change detailed listings, and comment on bars that other users have already. Barfinder.com also reserves the right to remove information that is slanderous or in any way non compliant with the TERMS OF USE.

Third Party Advertising
Advertisements that appear on this site will be presented to users through barfinder.com, who may set cookies to regionally classify ads (also non-personal classification (browser, etc). By doing this barfinder.com has the ability to track advertisement effectiveness in several different ways which, when added up, allows barfinder.com to provide target marketing efforts to users that will ultimately show ads that should create the most buzz among users. This privacy policy just explains how barfinder.com uses cookies from users, and does not include how third party advertisers use information. You can find third party advertisers handling of information in their privacy policy provided on their sites.

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our site. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our users based on their visit to our sites and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

Security
Barfinder.com allows users to create usernames and passwords which are protected from any party that cannot validate their identity, except to those who can receive email at the same address used to create membership. Mistakes in software, networking, and general security errors are not the responsibility of barfinder.com. This privacy policy only ensures that barfinder.com protects user information from the public, other members, and anyone else who is not an officer of the company.

Collection of Information on Minors
Barfinder.com does not knowingly offer membership or services to any person under the age of 18, so therefore we do not collect information on minors either.

Updating/Changing the Privacy Policy
Barfinder.com will make updates and changes to our privacy policy periodically. Users are responsible for checking it, and the Terms of Use alike, in order to keep up to date with how we handle the information we collect. The user is responsible for all minor changes in the policy, but changes in the policy referring to the collection, use, or distribution of personal information will be disclosed to users during the transition.

Contact Us
If you have any problems or questions concerning the Privacy Policy, or Terms of Use, please feel free to contact the barfinder.com team at:

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