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                     Privacy Policy

Last updated: October 16, 2023  4:08 PM.

 

 

About This Privacy Policy

Belle’s Hauling & Moving, LLC, formed in the state of Maryland, United States, (collectively, “us”, “we”, “our” ) which operates the website https://belleshaulingandmovingllc.com, (the “Website”, “Site”, or “Sites”) takes very seriously the privacy and protection of every visitor’s, (“user”, “you”, “your”) personal information.   Please review this privacy policy (the  “Privacy Policy”) before using our website as our intention is to help you understand how we obtain, utilize and the measures we take in effort to protect your personal information.   By using our website you acknowledge that you have read and agree to the terms and conditions described in our Privacy Policy, and therefore consent to the collection and use of your personal information as outlined in our Privacy Policy.  This Privacy Policy applies to everyone who access our sites and applies to the information we collect in association with your interactions with us including, but not limited to:

-use of our websites, including mobile websites;

-phone and email communications with us;

-forms you submit to us;

-use of our applications for mobile phones, tablets, or other smart devices;

-social media interactions on our websites and other third-party websites including Facebook,  YouTube, Instagram, Google, and Twitter; and

-for viewing our online advertisements or emails.

 

 

What Personal Data Might We Collect and Why?

The information we collect or that you voluntarily submit may include your name, phone number, email address, postal addresses, user name, social media handle, service requests, media, device identifiers, IP address, pages accessed, and other technical/analytical data.  We may use this information to:

-to communicate with you regarding your service requests;

-to create a better user experience;

-to learn more about our customers in order to personalize digital content;

-to improve our services;

-to respond and to process service requests;

-to provide service notifications;

-to offer customer support;

-to conduct customer satisfaction surveys;

-to inform you of products, new promotions and  services we feel you may be interested in;

-to identify the devices you use to access content; and

-fraud prevention, security and asset protection.

You have a right to know and delete what data we have about you. To exercise any of these rights, please email or call us at 410-808-4518. In the request, please specify which right you are seeking to exercise. We will confirm receipt of your request within 30 days. We may require specific information from you that will be necessary in order to verify your identity and process your request. If we are unable to verify your identity, your request may be delayed.

 

Where Do We Collect Your Personal Information From?

We may collect your personal information:

-during your interaction with our website;

-directly from the forms or emails you voluntarily submit to us;

-the devices you use to access our website including desktop, mobile or tablet;

-security and fraud prevention monitoring services for the purpose of protecting your transactions;

-marketing companies that help us learn about our customers and the devices they use to access  digital content;

-social media platforms;

-advertising companies, communications and mailing vendors; and

-payment and transaction processors.

 

-Comments You Leave On Our Website

When a user leaves a comment on the website we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

 

 

-Media

Pictures and video submitted to us for the purpose of receiving a quote become the property of Belle’s Hauling & Moving, LLC.  If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

 

-Cookies

Cookies,  also sometimes referred to as browser cookies, is information that a website puts on a user’s computer. Cookies store limited information from a web browser session on a given website that can then be retrieved in the future.  The file is added once you agree to store cookies on your computer or device, and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or other technical data.  If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

 

-IP Address

We collect your IP address for the purpose of detecting fraudulent or malicious activity. This information can be used to to determine legitimate website access by a user,  help us detect security issues, and to help protect against illegal activities.  IP addresses can also be used to assist in prosecution of illegal activities.

 

-Embedded content from other websites

This site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, links to other websites, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behave in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.  These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of any other websites.  We recommend to our users to read the privacy statements of other sites for more information about how they handle your personal information that they may collect.

 

What We Track?

We collect personal and other information using digital tracking tools, such as cookies when you use our websites or interact with our emails. We also use third parties that may, over time, place tracking tools on our websites and advertising for tracking, advertising, and measurement services.

The tools that we and third parties use may include:

-Browser and flash cookies. Cookies are small text files that websites send to your computer or other connected device to identify your browser or to store information or settings. Your browser may provide the ability to be notified when you receive certain types of cookies and how to restrict or disable certain cookies. To disable Flash cookies, follow these instructions. This setting will need to be adjusted on each device for which you wish to block Flash cookies.

-Server logs, which record information about the device, browser, operating system, network, and other technical data during interactions with out digital services.

-Analytics software that collects information about how you interact with the website.  You may opt out of Google Analytics by visiting https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

-Web Beacons. These are small electronic images deployed on websites and emails that collect information about how users interact with content.

We, our service providers, and third parties use the information collected via these tools to:

-identify new visitors.

-recognize returning customers.

-learn how you came to access website.

-personalize your experience on our website.

-identify your location using your  IP address of your devices.

-better understand our audience, our customers, and how they interact with our brand.

 

What You Can Do To Limit Tracking?

Certain coalitions of advertisers allow consumers to opt out of receiving interest-based advertising from members of the coalitions. Follow the links below to opt out of receiving interest-based advertising from members of these coalitions. You will need to opt out on each browser on each device for which you wish to opt out of interest-based advertising.

Digital Advertising Alliance opt out

Network Advertising Initiative opt out

Some social media platforms may send you interest-based advertising on their platforms. You may be able to opt out of their interest-based advertising by changing your advertising preferences in the platforms after you log in.

You can adjust your advertising preferences on mobile devices through your device settings:

-iOS Devices: Go to Settings > Privacy > Advertising (at the bottom of the screen) > Turn on Limit  Ad Tracking

-Android Devices: Go to Google Settings > Ads > Opt Out of Interest-Based Ads

 

Controlling Our Tracking Tools

The information below contains options available to you to control our tracking tools.

Your browser may give you the ability to control cookies, some of which may enable third parties to collect data about your use of our websites. You can adjust your browser settings to block all cookies on certain browsers. Instructions for blocking cookies on commonly used browsers can be found at the links below. You will need to adjust the settings on each browser and on each device for which you wish to block cookies. Please note that disabling cookies may limit the functionality of our websites.

Internet Explorer

Microsoft Edge

Chrome: Instructions for blocking cookies from a specific website

Firefox: Instructions for blocking cookies from a specific website

Safari

Follow these instructions  to disable flash cookies.  This setting will need to be adjusted on each device for which you wish to block Flash cookies.

 

Who we share your data with?

We may share your personal information with the following listed below for the purpose of security, marketing, and analyzing your interactions with our website:

-hosting service providers;

-analytics service providers;

-spam detection service providers;

-fraud prevention service providers;

-marketing and advertising  partners;

-advisors and consultants;

-employees and business partners;

-law enforcement, public and government authorities when necessary to comply with or regarding    legal purposes.

Please email us or contact us at 410-808-4518  to request to not be contacted for marketing purposes.  We do not sell your information to other parties.

 

How long we retain your data?

We retain all information we collect indefinitely. You may request that we erase certain personal information by requesting we do so by email.  If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

 

What rights you have over your data?

You have a right to know the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

To exercise any of these rights, please email us or call us at 410-808-4518.  In the request, please specify which right you are seeking to exercise. We will confirm receipt of your request within 10 days. We may require specific information from you that will be necessary in order to verify your identity and process your request. If we are unable to verify your identity, we may deny your requests.  We will not discriminate against you for exercising any of the rights contained in this Privacy Policy.

 

How we protect your data?

We take precautions to protect and safeguard your personal information by using a variety of security protections during your online interaction including using secure technologies during communications, ongoing risk assessments, security training, and by minimizing the amount of personal information we collect. Despite the security measures in place, we cannot guarantee that your information may not be accessed in any unauthorized manner.

 

 

Transfer of Business

If the future we may sell or buy the assets of similar companies. In such transactions, customer and user information generally is one of the transferred business assets. Also, in the event that all or substantially all of our assets are acquired, such information may be one of those transferred assets, and we reserve the right to buy or sell such assets.

 

 

Children’s Privacy

This website does not offer services to children.  We do not knowingly collect online information from nor sell information to any child under 18.  By accessing this website you acknowledge that you are 18 and older.  If we find that someone under 18 sends personal information to us, we will only respond to inform them that they cannot use this website.  If you are a parent or guardian and think we have information about your child, please email us or contact us at 410-808-4518.  To learn more about how to protect your child online, visit the FTC’s www.OnGuardOnline.gov. You may also read the helpful information about children and privacy that the FTC provides on their Protecting Your Child’s Privacy Online page.

 

Communication

Should you decide to discontinue receiving e-mail communications or newsletters from us, you can choose to “opt-out” by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the e-mail.  Please email us or contact us at 410-808-4518  if you have any questions or concerns regarding compliance of this Privacy Policy.  Despite your indicated e-mail preferences, we may send you e-mail regarding updates to legal notices applicable to any account you create with us. From time to time, we may also contact you by telephone to offer you products or services which we believe may be valuable to you. Should you prefer not to receive such calls, please contact us in advance or advise the representative who contacts you.  We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time at our discretion. We will notify you of any changes to this Privacy Policy by posting the updated Privacy Policy to this website.