PRIVACY POLICY

   Welcome to blacktropolis.com (the "Site").We value our visitors’ privacy and understand that privacy online is important to users of our Site, especially when conducting business. This privacy policy is effective September 1, 2000; it summarizes what information we might collect from a registered user or other visitors (“you”), and what we will and will not do with it.This statement governs our privacy policies with respect to those users of the Site ("Visitors") who visit without transacting business and Visitors who register to transact business on the Site and make use of the various services offered by blacktropolis.com. (collectively, "Services") ("Authorized Customers").

"Personally Identifiable Information"

 refers to any information that identifies or can be used to identify, contact, or locate the person to whom such information pertains, including, but not limited to, name, address, phone number, fax number, email address, financial profiles, social security number, and credit card information. Personally, Identifiable Information does not include information that is collected anonymously (that is, without identification of the individual user) or demographic information not connected to an identified individual.

What personally identifiable information is collected?

 We may collect basic user profile information from all of our Visitors. We collect the following additional information from our Authorized Customers: the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of Authorized Customers, the nature and size of the business, and the nature and size of the advertising inventory that the Authorized Customer intends to purchase or sell.

Cookies

We sometimes use “cookies” to store personal data on your computer. We may also link information stored on your computer in cookies with personal data about specific individuals stored on our servers. If you set up your Web browser (for example, Internet Explorer or Firefox) so that cookies are not allowed, you might not be able to use some or all of the features of our Website(s).

What organizations are collecting the information?

 In addition to our direct collection of information, our third party service vendors (such as credit card companies, clearinghouses and banks) who may provide such services as credit, insurance, and escrow services may collect this information from our Visitors and Authorized Customers. We do not control how these third parties use such information, but we do ask them to disclose how they use personal information provided to them from Visitors and Authorized Customers. Some of these third parties may be intermediaries that act solely as links in the distribution chain and do not store, retain, or use the information given to them.

How does the Site use Personally Identifiable Information?

 We use Personally Identifiable Information to customize the Site, to make appropriate service offerings, and to fulfill buying and selling requests on the Site. We may email Visitors and Authorized Customers about research or purchase and selling opportunities on the Site or information related to the subject matter of the Site. We may also use Personally Identifiable Information to contact Visitors and Authorized Customers in response to specific inquiries, or to provide the requested information.

With whom may the information be shared?

 Personally Identifiable Information about Authorized Customers may be shared with other Authorized Customers who wish to evaluate potential transactions with other Authorized Customers. We may share aggregated information about our Visitors, including the demographics of our Visitors and Authorized Customers, with our affiliated agencies and third-party vendors. We also offer the opportunity to "opt out" of receiving information or being contacted by us or by any agency acting on our behalf.

How is Personally Identifiable Information stored?

 Personally Identifiable Information collected by blacktropolis.com is securely stored and is not accessible to third parties or employees of blacktropolis.com. except for use as indicated above.

Your Privacy Responsibilities

To help protect your privacy, be sure:

  • not to share your user ID or password with anyone else;
  • to log off Blacktropolis LLC Web site when you are finished;
  • to take customary precautions to guard against “malware” (viruses, Trojan horses, bots, etc.), for example by installing and updating suitable anti-virus software.

Notice to European Union Users:

Blacktropolis LLC‘s operations are located primarily in the United States. If you provide information to us, the information will be transferred out of the European Union (EU) to the United States. By providing personal information to us, you are consenting to its storage and use as described herein.

Information Collected from Children:

You must be at least 13 years old to use Blacktropolis LLC‘s Web site(s) and service(s). Blacktropolis LLC does not knowingly collect information from children under 13. (See the U.S. Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.)

What choices are available to Visitors regarding collection, use, and distribution of the information?

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this privacy policy as we deem necessary or appropriate because of legal compliance requirements or changes in our business practices. If you have provided us with an email address, we will endeavor to notify you, by email to that address, of any material change to how we will use personally identifiable information.

Questions or Comments

If you have questions or comments about Blacktropolis LLC's privacy policy, send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or contact us via any of the ways described in the About Us page at http://www.blacktropolis.com/#contact.

This policy is governed by the laws of the State of Indiana with regards to any conflict of laws and by continued use of Blacktropolis website, the user agrees that any dispute brought to enforce a provision of this policy must be brought in the court of Marion County, Indiana.

 Visitors and Authorized Customers may opt out of receiving unsolicited information from or being contacted by us and/or our vendors and affiliated agencies by responding to emails as instructed, or by contacting us at 125 West South Street #172, Indianapolis, Indiana 46206-0175

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