Privacy Policy

VNB Business Brokers, LLC (“VNB”, “we” or “us”) understands the importance of protecting the privacy of its website users. The information collected is used to market and improve the services we offer, to improve the web site content, and to contact you with updates to the web site or for other marketing purposes.

Certain areas of this site, require registration or a password for access. Information obtained from registered users of these areas may also be used for VNB marketing purposes, and cookies may be used in those and other areas, as is described in this Privacy Policy (“Policy”). Information obtained in these areas may also be used in accordance with agreements governing access to and use of the specific areas. In addition, visitors of this website may choose to register for a Login user ID and password to simplify access to some interactive features on this website. Log file data and other information gathered from registered users of this website are used to improve the customer experience while on our website.

Please also see the VNB Terms of Use on this website for terms of carriage, limitations of liability, and disclaimers of warranty and general terms applicable to all services and various information used and provided with VNB’s services.

Information Collected from Visitors to VNB’s Web Site

Our web server uses an extended log file format which captures: date and time of visit, referring address (location from which a visitor comes to this website), type of Internet browser, and visitor’s IP address. (Each computer that connects to the Internet is assigned a unique number, an IP address, for identification purposes). The log file does not capture a visitor’s email address.

Personal Information Requested

You may browse our website at any time without providing your contact and/or personal information. If, however, you are interested in a particular business for sale, franchise, service, opportunity and/or any additional information from VNB you may register with us and provide your personally identifiable information, which is information that, alone or in combination with other information, allows us to identify you. Several areas of this website may ask for personal information. In these areas, your name, address, email address, and business profile are requested. This information is collected to help us further develop our services, to provide you access to valuable information and services, and to bill you for those services if you elect to use them.

VNB’s Use of Information

The information collected through this site helps us identify the type of web site content our customers value most. We use this information to market and improve the web site and our services. We also use this information to send you email notifications about updates to the web site, and to contact you by other means for marketing and other purposes.

We may also use this information to send you (or have sent to you) additional information about other business opportunities/service providers that we determine may fit your criteria. VNB and/or its advertisers may also contact you for other business purposes, such as to conduct surveys or to offer business consulting/coaching services or related services. Please note that each franchisor and/or service provider is responsible for its own privacy practices.

We share your information with the franchises and business for sale opportunities in which you have expressed interest. If you no longer want to receive information from a franchise or business opportunity, please contact that franchise or business for sale or business broker directly.

Accessing Other Websites via VNB’s Website

Parts of this website consist of products and services hosted by third-party businesses. When you leave our site to visit one of these sites, the only information transferred to the third-party is the fact that you came from this website. This practice allows the third-party to monitor its own web site traffic, but does not provide them with any information about you. VNB is not responsible or liable for the independent privacy policies of any third-party sites. You should consult the privacy policies at those sites to determine how your information may be used.

Use of Cookies

A cookie is a series of data characters that, when programmed into a web site, is placed by the web server into the browser’s application folder on your computer. Once placed onto your machine, the cookie will allow the web site to “recognize” you as a unique individual. Cookies are used to achieve two goals. The first is to provide VNB with the capability to personalize information for certain segments of its customer base. Secondly, in some instances, cookies are used to allow VNB the opportunity to associate individual customers with their information profiles.

Franchise Sales and Offers

This information is not intended as an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, a franchise. It is for information purposes only.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our Policy.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This Policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Changes to our Policy

If we decide to change our Policy, we will post those changes on this page.