EZ- Franchise: Privacy Policy

This privacy policy was last updated on 14 September 2020.

The privacy and security of your personal information are very important to us. We take this matter very seriously. This privacy policy sets out how we collect and manage your personal information and how you can remove your personal information from our databases. For any queries that you may have about your personal information at EZ-Franchise, please email _____________.

Who Is Collecting Your Personal Information?

This privacy policy applies to ez-franchise.com, which is owned and operated by EZ-Franchise., (collectively: “we,” “us,” and “our”). This privacy policy describes how EZ-Franchise collects and uses the personal information you provide on our website ez-franchise.com. It also describes the choices available to you regarding our use of your personal information and how you can access and update this information.

How We Collect Personal Information

You can view all of the content on our site without providing your personal information. Here are the ways we do collect personal information on our site:

  1. We collect personal information when you use the Request Information form.
    If you seek more information about a franchise business listed on our site, personal data will be requested by submitting a Request Information form.
    The personal information we ask for on the Request Information form is your name, email address, and phone number.

    The information you submit via our request form is shared only with the franchise businesses you have in your Request Information form.

    These franchise businesses will contact you through email and/or telephone (phone call or SMS) only to the email address and phone number you provide.

    By submitting the Request Information form, you consent to send your personal information to the franchises businesses listed on the form.

    By submitting the Request Information form, you are consenting to subscribe to further email marketing from EZ-Franchise.

  2. We also collect personal information when you use Our Newsletter form.

You can sign up for EZ-Franchise’s email newsletter by submitting this form.

To complete the Our Newsletter form, you must submit your email address.

What We Do with Your Personal Information

EZ-Franchise does not share, sell, rent, or trade your personal information with third parties without your consent. We retain access to your personal information at all times on our secure electronic database servers. We will only share your personal information with the franchise businesses listed in the Request Information form and the ones you consented to receive further information about. These businesses will contact you by telephone and/or email, and in doing so, they may use third party services to handle your data. If you complete Our Newsletter form, your personal information will only be used by EZ-Franchise for email marketing purposes. We will retain and use your personal information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

Requesting and Updating Your Personal Information

To request a copy of your personal information or to make changes to it, please send an email to_________ with the subject line ‘Request for Personal Information,' and we will endeavor to respond to your request in three-five working days. Before we can complete your request you will need to verify your identity by confirming your full name and email address.

Deleting Your Personal Information from EZ-Franchise

To request that your personal information be deleted from our records, please send an email to __________ with the subject line ‘Deletion of Personal Information,’ and we will endeavor to respond to your request in three-five working days. Before we can complete your request you will need to verify your identity by confirming your full name and email address. If you wish to unsubscribe from email marketing, you can click the 'Unsubscribe' link at the bottom of any email we send to you.

Existing Personal Information Data

EZ-Franchise has always made the best efforts under the prevailing data privacy regulations to collect personal information on an opt-in/consensual basis. All personal information we hold is subject to the terms of this privacy policy.

Where Does Consent to Provide Personal Information Take Place?

EZ-Franchise connects prospective franchisees with franchisors. Visitors who request information about franchise businesses on our site will be presented with the following consent messages on the Request Information form:

"By clicking SUBMIT, you consent to send the details on this form to the franchises listed above. We NEVER sell or share your information with any other third parties. Please view our privacy policy."

Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

EZ-Franchise and our partners use technologies such as cookies, beacons, tags, and scripts, e.g. marketing partners, affiliates, or analytics or service providers (e.g., customer experience optimization providers, etc.). These technologies are used to analyze trends, administer the site, track users’ movements around the site, and gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual and aggregated basis.

We use cookies for our Request Information form to store your information, so you don't have to enter it more than once if you so choose. Users can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level. If you reject cookies, you may still use our site, but your ability to use some features or areas of our site may be limited.

Analytics/Log Files

As is true of most websites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data. We do not link this automatically-collected data to personal information.

Local Storage Objects (Flash/HTML5)

Third parties with whom we partner to provide certain features on our site or display advertising based upon your web browsing activity use Flash cookies or local storage such as HTML5 to collect and store information. Various browsers may offer their management tools for removing HTML5. To manage Flash cookies, please click here.

Behavioral Targeting/Retargeting

We partner with third-party ad networks to either display advertising on our website or manage our advertising on other sites. Our third party partner may use technologies such as cookies to gather information about your activities on this site and other sites to provide you with advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests. If you wish not to have this information used to serve you interest-based ads, you may opt-out by emailing ___________. Please note this does not opt you out of being served ads. You will continue to receive generic ads. We do not link this automatically-collected data to personal information.

Email Marketing

You will be added to our email marketing list only if you complete the checkbox on the Request Information form or submit your email address to the Our Newsletter form. If you wish to unsubscribe from our email marketing, you may opt-out by clicking on the 'Unsubscribe' link in any of the emails we send to you.

Children's Privacy

EZ-Franchise is intended to be used only by individuals aged 18 and older. We do not knowingly collect any information from individuals under the age of 18. If we are made aware of the information collected from an individual under the age of 18, we will remove their information from our system as soon as possible.

Links to Other Sites

We may provide links to other companies and services from our site. Once you leave our site and enter another site, you are subject to their privacy policies. If you submit personal information to any of those sites, your information is governed by their privacy policies. You should carefully review the company's privacy policy before using that site.

Legal Disclaimer

We reserve the right to disclose your personal information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our website. Suppose EZ-Franchise is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets. In that case, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our website of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information.

Security Measures

We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. While no data transfer can be completely secure, we will make reasonable efforts to secure all transferred, stored, or processed data. We recommend that you take every precaution to protect your personal information when you are on the internet. For example, use a secure browser, change your passwords often, and select a strong password by choosing a combination of numbers, letters, and characters. The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow the latest standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once it is received. If you have any questions about the security of your personal information, you can contact us at _______________.

Social Media

Our website includes social media features, such as the Facebook Like button and widgets, such as the Twitter button or interactive mini-programs that run on our site. These features may collect your IP address and which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function correctly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our site. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

EZ-Franchise reserves the right to make material changes to its privacy policy. These changes will be posted prominently on our privacy policy, the home page, and other appropriate places. We will also notify you by email (sent to the email address specified in your account) prior to the change becoming effective so that you know what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances if any, we disclose it.