Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used on this site.

Information Collected

Shopbuses.com is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. Shopbuses.com collects information at several different points on this site as discussed below:

Registration

 To view certain areas of the Shopbuses.com site and to use certain services provided Shopbuses.com, a user must first register by completing the registration form. During registration a user is required to provide their email address. It is used to inform the user of the services on the Shopbuses.com site for which the user expressed an interest, as well as for potential contact purposes by interested buyers. Location information is required by the registration form to present region specific advertising.

Surveys and Contests

To improve services and the quality of the site, as well as user experience, we conduct surveys and contests via email. Participation in the surveys and contests and the corresponding submission of personal information is optional.

Job Applications

If you are interested in working with Shopbuses.com, your resume may be sent hireme@shopbuses.com. All submissions will be kept on file should an opening come up that may fit your qualifications. Information given when applying for a job, submitting a resume, or job inquiries, will be kept private.

Emails to Sellers

Sellers: Potential buyers may communicate directly with a Seller via a Shopbuses.com form. The potential buyer who chooses to provide information to the Seller does so at their option and risk. Shopbuses.com may keep a copy of these communications for purposes of site improvements, as well as any activity we deem suspicious. We have no control over what is done with the information collected by the Seller.

logs

We collect non-personal information such as an IP address, the address of the page viewed, the referring page address, and the browser information of Site Visitors in order to count page views on our site for traffic information purposes.

Cookies

We use cookies, which are small text files that are stored on the Site Visitors computer, to and keep track of information related to Site Visitors, to recognize Site Visitors when they visit our site, to personalize their experience and generally to serve Site Visitors better.

Beacons

 We set a beacon (a single-pixel invisible image) on pages and some of our HTML-formatted emails.

Email to Shopbuses.com Staff

 When Site Visitors send an email to a department or staff person, email may or may not be saved for future reference, and may or may not be forwarded to third parties.

Disclosure of Personal Information Collected

In order to use this site you do not need to provide any personal information, but where you do volunteer to provide personal information, we may disclose the following information to affiliated third parties such as other sites owned and operated by Shopbuses.com and to nonaffiliated third parties such as marketing companies. The disclosed information may include data entered through one of our forms, through cookies, beacons and logs such as a Site Visitors name, address, email address, other contact information, and information about the Site Visitors transactions and experiences with companies related to Shopbuses.com.

Additionally, we may share personally identifiable information with unaffiliated third parties to whom you explicitly ask us to send your information. If you prefer not to be contacted by any such Business Provider or other third party with whom we share your personally identifiable information, you may follow the "unsubscribe" instructions provided in any email you receive from any such third party. In addition, you may opt out of our sharing your personally identifiable information with Business Providers and other third parties by following the instructions on our Email Opt Out Form.

We use non-personal information such as aggregate demographic data and information about our users to analyze and develop our marketing strategy and to determine how Site Visitors found out about us, our Site Visitors' interests regarding our services and how to further improve the site based upon this data.

Collection of Information by Third Parties

As noted above, Affiliates, Third parties who place advertisements on this site, and other service providers may collect and use information about your visits to and use of this site through the use of cookies, beacons and other similar technologies. For example, we work with companies that collect statistical information regarding Site usage and provide related analytical services. We may work with third-party advertising companies that use cookies and beacons to serve advertisements when you come to the Site and to generate statistics and metrics related to the delivery of such advertisements. We also may work with third-party advertising networks that use cookies, beacons and other technologies to collect non-personally identifiable information about your visits to and interactions with this Site and other sites in order to provide targeted advertisements about goods and services of interest to you across their networks of sites (which may or may not include this Site). These third parties also may use this information for determining or predicting the characteristics and preferences of their respective advertising audiences, for measuring the effectiveness of their advertising and for other purposes.

Third Party Online Advertising

We may use third-party advertising companies to provide advertisements to you when you visit our site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other sites in order to show you advertisements tailored to your interests on this and other sites and other interactive media and/or to keep track of your response to each ad.

Advertisers

Some of our advertisers promote their services on the site. To provide services, our advertisers may collect personal information from Site Visitors. We exercise great care in choosing our advertisers but we neither control, nor are we responsible for, their information collection practices. Site Visitors should view the advertiser's privacy policy to make an informed decision whether to provide personal information.

Links to Other Sites

The site contains links to other sites that are not affiliated with us. Please be aware that we are notresponsible for the privacy practices of other sites that we link to. These other sites operate independently from Shopbuses.com and will have their own privacy and security policies. We strongly encourage Site Visitors to be alert when they leave the site and to review the privacy statements of each and every site they visit before disclosing personal information.

Security

Please note that we do not guarantee the security of any personal information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. If you have any questions about our security, you can send an e-mail message to Terms@Shopbuses.com. When Site Visitors choose to use services requiring sensitive information (such as a credit card number), that information is encrypted and is protected with the best encryption software in the industry - SSL.

While we use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also do everything reasonable in our power to protect user-information offline. All of our user-information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted to authorized users. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific task (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information.

Children's Use of Site

Our site is not directed or targeted to children under the age of 18 and we do not knowingly acknowledge or accept orders, registrations or requests for any goods or services from persons under the age of 18. We do not permit anyone under the age of 18 to register with us. If it comes to our attention that a request has come from a person under the age of 18, we will not respond to such a request. Instead we will use reasonable efforts to delete any information provided by that child.

Notification of Changes

It is the Site Visitors responsibility to follow our privacy link, so Site Visitors are always aware of our current practices. There will always be a link to our privacy statement on our home page so that Site Visitors are always aware of our current information collection, maintenance and disclosure practices. Each update is noted with the last updated date. If our privacy practices change in way that would allow us to use non-public personal information in a manner not previously allowed by the terms of our privacy statement, Site Visitors will have an opportunity to choose whether to let us use their non-public personal information in the newly proposed manner.