We use commercially reasonable efforts to ensure that the collection of personal information is limited to that which is necessary to fulfill the purposes identified below. If we use your information in a manner different than the purpose for which it is collected, then we will ask you for your consent prior to such use.
Account information: If you create an account to take services offered on Toplocal, we ask for and record personal information such as your name and email address mobile no. We use your email address to send you updates and newsletters and contact you on behalf of other users (such as other users who send you compliments, personal messages, or favorite reviews).
Submissions: We store and may publicly display your submissions in order to provide the services that we offer. When we display your submissions, we do so together with your account name (first name and last initial). The term "submissions" refers to the information that you submit or post to Toplocal for public display, such as business ratings, reviews and photos the information that you display as part of your account profile.
Telephone numbers: Toplocal also provides you with the facility of sms discount coupons. Toplocal reserves the right to share the phone number on which the coupon was sent to with the business whose coupon was downloaded. This is done to ensure that only legitimate discount coupon downloads are used at the business. Otherwise, any telephone number entered as part of the account information and which has not downloaded an sms discount coupon will not be shared with any third party.
Feedback: If you contact us to provide feedback, register a complaint, or ask a question, we will record any personal information and other content that you provide in your communication so that we can effectively respond to your communication.
Activity: We record information relating to your use of Toplocal, such as the searches you undertake, the pages you view, your browser type, IP address, location, requested URL, referring URL, and timestamp information. We use this type of information to administer Toplocal and provide the highest possible level of service to you. We also use this information in the aggregate to perform statistical analyses of user behavior and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of Toplocal. You cannot be identified from this aggregate information.
Cookies: We send cookies to your computer in order to uniquely indentify your browser and improve the quality of our service. The term "cookies" refers to small pieces of information that a website sends to your computer's hard drive while you are viewing the site. We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them). Persistent cookies can be removed by following your browser help file directions. If you choose to disable cookies, some areas of Toplocal may not work properly or at all. Toplocal uses third party tools, who may collect anonymous information about your visits to Toplocal using cookies, and interaction with Toplocal products and services. Such third parties may also use information about your visits to Toplocal products and services and other web sites to target advertisements for Toplocal's products and services. No PII is collected or used in this process. These third parties do not know or have access to the name, phone number, address, email address, or any personally identifying information about Toplocal's users. Toplocal users can opt-out of sharing this information with third parties by deactivating cookies, the process of which varies by browser to browser. Please refer to the help file of your browser to understand the process of deactivating Cookies on your browser.