Commitment to your Privacy


This site is owned and operated by Heartland Business and Marketing LLC. We understand you value your privacy. This statement governs information you provide to us or we learn from your use of this web site and tells you how we may collect, use, and in some instances share this information.

INFORMATION Heartland Business and Marketing LLC COLLECTS

Heartland Business and Marketing LLC gathers two types of information about this website's users:
Personal information means any information that may be used to identify an individual, including, but not limited to, your name, physical address, telephone number, and e-mail address. Non-personal information through aggregated tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our sites. This non-personal information collected includes click-throughs, IP addresses, and usage data.

Heartland Business and Marketing LLC INFORMATION USE

Usage tracking
We collect user traffic patterns throughout our site. This includes what pages you access or visit and other information you may volunteer through surveys and site registrations. This information is collected to improve the content of our website, and to customize the content and/or layout of our page for each individual.
We may place a text file called a "cookie" in the browser files of your computer. The cookie itself does not contain personal information although it will enable us to relate your use of this site to information that you have specifically and knowingly provided. Heartland Business and Marketing LLC may use cookies to track user traffic patterns (as described above). In addition, Heartland Business and Marketing LLC uses encrypted cookies to authenticate the user on each page after the user logs onto the website. You can refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser. If you've set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, you will receive the warning message with each cookie.


We may share personal information with our subsidiaries, affiliated companies, or other trusted businesses or persons for the purpose of processing personal information on our behalf. We require that these parties agree to process such information based on our instructions and in compliance with this Policy and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures.

We may share personal information with third parties for marketing and other business of Heartland Business and Marketing LLC and our affiliates. For example, Heartland Business and Marketing LLC may disclose personal information to consultants, professional advisors and contractors who perform services on our behalf. At times, we may seek to validate the information we have collected via an audit by a third party designed to determine the accuracy of and/or to update the information collected. We may also combine data that we collect online with data collected offline (such as through our printed newsletter), or with data provided by other parties.

Merger or Bankruptcy

If Heartland Business and Marketing LLC should ever file for bankruptcy or have its assets sold to or merge with another entity, information Heartland Business and Marketing LLC receives from you from this Site is an Heartland Business and Marketing LLC asset and may be transferred.


This web site is hosted in the United States. If you are visiting from the European Union or other regions with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law, please note that you are transferring your personal data to the United States which does not have the same data protection laws as the EU and by providing your personal data you consent to:

(a) the use of your personal data for the purposes identified above in accordance with this Privacy Policy; and (b) the transfer of your personal data to the United States as indicated above.


No data transmissions over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Consequently, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make reasonable efforts to ensure security on our systems. We use secure server software (SSL) and firewalls to protect your information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of such firewalls and secure server software.

If Heartland Business and Marketing LLC learns of a security systems breach we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. By using this web site or providing personal information to us you agree that we can communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy and administrative issues relating to your use of this site. Heartland Business and Marketing LLC may post a notice on our web site if a security breach occurs. If this happens, you will need a web browser enabling you to view the web site. Heartland Business and Marketing LLC may also send an email to you at the email address you have provided to us in these circumstances. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To receive free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from receiving electronic notice) you should notify us.


We may occasionally update this Privacy Policy. When we do, we will also revise the "effective date" on the Privacy Policy. For changes to this Privacy Policy that may be materially less restrictive on our use or disclosure of personal information you have provided to us, we will attempt to obtain your consent before implementing the change. We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Policy to stay informed about how we are protecting the Personal Information we collect. Your continued use of this web site constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Statement and any updates.

Effective Date: 09/01/2008