Notary.net recognizes that your privacy and the protection of your personal information is important to you. This statement discloses how we use the personal information stored in the Notary.net Web Site (notary.net) and how we protect it. It does not apply to other online or offline Notary Rotary, Inc., Notary.net, LLC or Golden State Notary, Inc. sites, products or services.
Notary.net is an online store that sells notary-related training and supplies, as well as a service that allows users to create account profiles to be used in the marketing of user services and/or the administration of those services. Users consist of agents – mobile notaries public – and those agencies and other consumers who use their services. By using the Notary.net Web Site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
NOTARY.NET’S COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
What Information Is Collected by Notary.net
Supply Purchases and Training
When you purchase supplies or training from the Notary.net store, you will be asked to provide certain personal information that will be stored with your order: your name, notary commission information, phone number, billing address, shipping address, payment information, computer IP address, and web browser characteristics. Credit card information is stored securely with Authorize.net, a leading merchant provider, and is not retained on our servers. Information other than credit card information is stored by Notary.net as described in Security and Storage of Your Personal Information below.
Notary Profile Information
When you register for a Notary.net account, you will be asked to provide certain personal information that will be stored in your Notary.net profile. The Notary.net profile contains, at minimum, the following information: e-mail address, first and last name, street address, state and postal code. It may also contain additional personal characteristics, such as phone numbers, secondary addresses, languages spoken and education levels, hours of operation, fees, and a photographic image or computer-generated logo. By sharing this information, you agree with its use as described in Notary.net’s Use of Your Personal Information below.
A Note about Electronic Media
If you upload photographic images to the Notary.net website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Visitors to the website can download and extract location data from images on the website.
NOTARY.NET’S USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Personal information entered or stored in connection with your Notary.net store orders will be used solely in the fulfillment of your orders and in our communication with you. Except as required to complete your orders, information is not shared with third parties.
For the professional notary public, the Notary Profile Information described above will be available via the Notary.net Web Site for anyone to view unless otherwise designated. This enables the advertising of mobile notary services via the Notary Search functionality within the site. The information available for display is administered by the Notary.net user within their profile.
Computer IP address, web browser characteristics, and any information posted to our web site may be anonymously shared with third-party spam detection or security services for the sole purpose of providing those services.
Notary.net will not sell or rent your personal information to third parties.
Notary.net may send you e-mail about periodic service or recommended security updates or surveys related to the Notary.net Service. These periodic e-mails are considered essential to the provision of the service you have requested. You cannot unsubscribe from these mailings. You may, however, choose not to participate in the surveys.
NOTARY.NET’S GENERAL DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Notary.net occasionally hires other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, such as the publishing of notary materials or manufacture of journals or stamps. Notary.net will only provide these companies with those pieces of your personal information needed to deliver the services, and the companies and their employees are prohibited from using that personal information for any other purpose.
Notary.net may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to:
(a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process served on Notary.net;
(b) protect and defend the rights or property of Notary.net, or Notary.net participating sites or services; or
(c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Notary.net Service, or the public.
MANAGING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
You can always add, update, or make other changes to the information in your Notary.net profile by using the My Account and Edit Website functionality on the website.
CLOSING YOUR NOTARY.NET ACCOUNT
To close your Notary.net account and delete your user profile, please Contact Us for further instructions.
SECURITY AND STORAGE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Your Notary.net information is stored on secured Notary.net servers located in controlled facilities. You must type the correct password to access your Notary.net information, and your password is never shared with Notary.net participating sites or services. It is your responsibility to ensure the security of your Notary.net account password and not to share this information during chats, in postings in newsgroups, or in other public forums. If you choose to reveal or share your password and Notary.net account name, Notary.net is unable to guarantee the security of your Notary.net account.
When you request to have your Notary.net information sent to a Notary.net participating site, Notary.net uses industry-standard security technologies to encrypt it for secure transmission over the Internet.
Personal information collected by Notary.net will be stored and processed in the United States only.
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Des Moines, IA 50311
Last Updated: January 31, 2019