Does SearchLocal collect any personally identifiable information?
Unless specifically provided to us, SearchLocal does not collect any Personally identifiable information. We strive to deliver a complete private search experience, without compromising on the quality of search results which you expect from your current search engine of choice.
We ensure this by
What data does SearchLocal collect?
We collect the following data points at an aggregate level, and never at a user level:
When do we collect this data?
We collect this information from you when you use the SearchLocal website to perform any search on SearchLocal.co
How do we use this data?
We may use the information we collect from you to improve our search engine and ads served.
How do we protect this data?
The data collected is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all the data is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
Do we use 'cookies'?
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser's Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you disable cookies off, some features will be disabled. It won't affect the user's experience that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly.
We may from time to time use website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it's release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property, or safety.
We may rent, sell, or share aggregated information and other non-personally identifiable information with third parties for multiple reasons, including to develop and deliver search results and advertising and to conduct general business analysis.
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.