Last updated January 15, 2022
1. Protecting your privacy
We don’t send you unsolicited communications for marketing purposes.
Account information is password-protected. Keep your password safe.
Forums use basic webserver authentication. Close your browser to log out.
IHELPMOMS.COM, or people who post on ihelpmoms.com, may provide links to third party websites that you may select while visiting the Site. Such links do not constitute an endorsement by us of those external websites. You acknowledge that we provide these links to you only as a convenience, and you agree that we are not responsible for, nor do we have any control over, any personal information collected by such third parties should you visit their website(s). Additionally, we are not responsible for, nor do we have any control over, the privacy policies of those third party websites. You acknowledge and agree that you visit such third party websites at your own risk. Please check the privacy policies of such third party websites to learn how they collect, use, store and share personal information. We encourage all users to read the privacy policies of each and every website visited.
2. Children’s Privacy
The Site is not intended for use by children under 18. We do not knowingly collect any information from persons under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, please do not create an account on our Site or otherwise submit any personal information to us. If we learns that personal information has been collected from a person under the age of 18 without applicable consent, we will delete such personal information.
3. Data collection
We collect your email address, for purposes such as sending self-publishing and confirmation emails, authenticating user accounts, providing subscription email services, registering for forums, allowing users to connect to one another, etc.
We collect contact information, such as name(s), phone/fax number(s), and physical address(es) for billing purposes and providing you with a local search area radius.
We collect your phone number and email for account authentication purposes.
We collect your name, email address, physical address and phone/fax number so that we can use one or more of such pieces of information for the purposes of contacting you, processing your requests, facilitating your ability to use the services available through our Site, to prevent any misuse of the offerings available through our Site and to ensure that all exchanges on the Site are secure.
We do not receive whatsoever, for any duration of time, nor do we store, credit card information. Credit card transactions are transmitted through a financial gateway to process payment.
We may collect personal information if you provide it in feedback or comments on the Site, post it on our classifieds or interactive forums, or if you contact us directly. Such information may be used to improve the Site and help us promote the use of our services. Please do not post any personal information on the Site’s forums or classifieds that you expect to keep private.
Our web logs collect standard web log entries for each page served, including your IP address, information about your browser, name of the visited page on the Site (URL), timestamp (date and time of your visit), how you interact with the Site, and information about your computer operating system and internet service provider. Web logs allow us to provide you with content you seek on the Site. Web logs also help us to diagnose problems with our server, to administer the Site, and to otherwise provide our services to you. Additionally, our collection of web log information also ensures the security and stability of the Site and allows us to trace any unauthorized use of the Site.
We use “cookies” to recognize you as you use or return to the Site in order to enable you to use the Site, and to make your experience on the Site more enjoyable and less cumbersome. A cookie is a small data file that a website or email may save to your browser and store on your computer‚ tablet or smartphone. Cookies enable you to place an order on our website. Information is stored in the cookie that is related to the specific user device being used. The enablement of various cookies may be restricted or expanded through adjustment of your web browser settings. However, you should understand that certain cookies are necessary to allow the Site to function.
4. Data storage
All classified and forum postings are stored on our servers. Similarly, our web logs and other records are also stored on our servers. These types of information, including other personal information, may be stored on servers in the United States.
Registered members can access and update their account information through the homepage for their account.
Although we make good faith efforts to store personal information in a secure operating environment that is not available to the public, we cannot guarantee complete security.
5.Archiving of user postings
Search engines and other sites not affiliated with the Site may archive or otherwise make available postings made to the Site.
6. Disclosure of personal information to third parties
We may disclose information about its users if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process.
We may disclose your personally identifiable information to third parties that provide essential services to us and are necessary to effect, administer or enforce your transaction or other account related request with us. You will not have the opportunity to opt out of such disclosures.
7. Data Security
We recognize the importance of maintaining the security of any personal information you share with us. We use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption technology to protect the transmission of such information while you interact with any aspect of the Site. Additionally, we endeavor to protect the security of your payment information during transmission by using SSL technology.
No data transmission over the Internet or any network can be guaranteed to be perfectly secure. As a result, while we try to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk.
8. International Users
Although the Site is available to users outside of the United States, the Site is not intended for users in the European Economic Area (EEA) subject to the GDPR or users in the United Kingdom subject to the UK-GDPR. IF YOU RESIDE OR ARE OTHERWISE A PERSON IN THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA OR IN THE UNITED KINGDOM, PLEASE DO NOT USE THE IHELPMOMS.COM WEBSITE. THIS SITE IS NOT INTENDED FOR YOU.
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