Privacy Policy

Who we are
We are BizWish LLC. Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it Comments
When visitors submit BizWishes proposals, blog, vote and leave comments on the site we collect the data along with statistical and demographic data. The visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string are also collected to help with spam detection. Your profile picture is displayed to the public in the context of your entries.

If you upload images or videos to the website, you should avoid uploading images and video with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images and videos on the website.

If you leave entries on our site, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you make another entry. These cookies will last continually. If you have an account and log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist continuously. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed. If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited.

Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other websites. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged into that website.

Who we share your data with
Your data is not shared with any companies or organizations except BizWish officials, associates, investors and members. This data will be used constructively to progress development of ideas, financing, improvement needs and consumer warnings. Detailed business/company financial information entered in the BizFunding page is an optional customer display for investors only for business funding purposes. User preference display settings are available to protect or disclose your financial information as desired from website users.

How long we retain your data
For users that register on our website, we store the personal information provided in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time. (Exception: user names cannot be changed). Website administrators can also see and edit user information. If you enter information on this website, the metadata is retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize, evaluate and review any entries and follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a queue.

What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, you can request in writing to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you including any data you have provided to us at the average developer rate per hour cost needed to pull the information. You can also request in writing that we erase any personal data related to your account. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data
Visitor and user data entries may be sent and checked through an automated spam detection service. Specified data is sent to our hosting company and stored in a database or on a cloud service for up to 5 years and beyond depending on available storage space.