Elite Advertising & Design, LLC. Privacy Policy Notice

Privacy Policy Last updated: May 23, 2018

Elite Advertising & Design, LLC. knows that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate your trust that we will do so carefully and sensibly. This notice describes our privacy policy. By visiting Elite Advertising & Design LLC’s websites including allaboutthesunshinestate.com, our county business directory sites, and our Florida Event Calendar site; events.allaboutthesunshinestate.com you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Notice.

  • What Personal Information About Customers Does Elite Advertising & Design, LLC. Gather?
  • What About Cookies?
  • Does Elite Advertising & Design, LLC. Share the Information It Receives?
  • How Secure Is Information About Me?
  • Which Information Can I Access?
  • Who We Are
  • Embedded Content from other Websites
  • How Long We Retain Your Data & What Rights We Have to It
  • Third Parties
  • Where We Send Your Data & How We Protect It
  • Updates to this Privacy Policy
  • Our Contact Information

What Personal Information About Customers Does Elite Advertising & Design, LLC Gather?

The information we learn from customers helps us personalize and continually improve your shopping experience at Elite Advertising & Design, LLC. Here are the types of information we gather.

Information You Give Us: We receive and store any information you enter on our Web site or give us in any other way. You can choose not to provide certain information, but then you might not be able to take advantage of many of our features. We use the information that you provide for such purposes as responding to your requests, customizing your business listings, improving our websites, and communicating with you. Automatic Information: We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us. For example, like many Web sites, we use “cookies” and we obtain certain types of information when your Web browser accesses our county business directories. Although we will not be able to provide you with a personalized experience at Elite Advertising & Design, LLC if we cannot recognize you, we want you to be aware that these tools exist. E-mail Communications: To help us make e-mails more useful and interesting, we often receive a confirmation when you open an account with Elite Advertising & Design, LLC..

What About Cookies?

Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser and store items in your history between visits. The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. However, we recommend that you leave them turned on. We use cookies to help identify you and maintain your signed-in status. Most cookies are”session cookies”, meaning that they are automatically deleted from your hard drive at the end of a session. You are always free to decline our cookies if your browser permits, although doing so may interfere with your use of the Site. You may encounter cookies from third parties on certain pages of the Site that we do not control. (For example, if you view a web page created by another user, there may be a “cookie” placed by that web page). If you leave a comment 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 leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year. Cookies may have unique identifiers, and reside, among other places, on your computer or mobile device, in emails we send to you, and on our website. Cookies may transmit information about you and your use of the Service, such as your browser type, search preferences, IP address, data relating to advertisements that have been displayed to you or that you have clicked on, and the date and time of your use. Cookies may be persistent or stored only during an individual session. If you have an account and you 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. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. 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. It expires after 1 day.

Does Elite Advertising & Design, LLC. Share the Information It Receives?

Information about our customers is an important part of our business, and we are not in the business of selling it to others. We share customer information only as described below and with subsidiaries Elite Advertising & Design, LLC controls that either are subject to this Privacy Notice or follow practices at least as protective as those described in this Privacy Notice. Protection of Elite Advertising & Design, LLC. and Others: We release account and other personal information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law; or protect the rights, property, or safety of Elite Advertising & Design, LLC, our users, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction. Obviously, however, this does not include selling, renting, sharing, or otherwise disclosing personally identifiable information from customers for commercial purposes in violation of the commitments set forth in this Privacy Notice. With Your Consent: Other than as set out above, you will receive notice when information about you might go to third parties, and you will have an opportunity to choose not to share the information. At Elite Advertising & Design LLC, we may collect and store information about you in connection with your use of our website. This may include information that you transmit to or through the website. We use this information to provide the website’s functionality, engage in research and analysis relating to the website, track usage of the website, fulfill your requests, display relevant advertising, improve the websites’s quality, personalize your experience, message you, provide feedback to third party businesses that are listed on the website, market allaboutthesunshinestate.com, provide customer support, back up our systems, allow for disaster recovery, enhance the security of allaboutthesunshinestate.com, and comply with legal obligations. Even when we do not retain such information, it still must be transmitted to our servers initially and stored long enough to process.

Account Information: If you create an account on All About the Sunshine State, we store and use the information you provide to Elite Advertising & Design LLC during that process, such as your full name, email address, zip code, physical address, and other information you may provide with your account, such as your phone number, business name, details about your company, website link and social media links. You can modify some of the information associated with your account through your account settings. If you believe that someone has created an unauthorized account depicting you or your likeness, you can request its removal by emailing us at allaboutthesunshinestate@gmail.com.

Comments: When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment. If you leave a comment on our website, AllAbouttheSunshineState.com, we store and use the information you provide to Elite Advertising & Design LLC. During that process, we may publicly display your name as you have provided, as well as any other content you submit through the comment and review process, as part of your account profile. Your comments on our website are intended for public consumption and are therefore viewable by the public, including your ratings, reviews, tips, lists, collections, compliments, You can limit the public nature of some of these activities through your account settings.

How Secure Is Information About Me?

We use Authorize.net services to process credit card payments. Authorize.net has been certified to be compliant with the Visa Cardholder Information Security Program (“Visa CISP”) since the program’s inception in 2002. Visa CISP is the bankcard industry’s most stringent security standard. Authorize.net has also been certified to be compliant with the Visa International Account Information Security program. Examples of Authorize.net’s security measures include: physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards; sophisticated security monitoring tools; documented security policies; use of 3DES encryption for transmissions of Order Information to and from Merchants; restricted access of personally identifiable information only to those of our employees that need to know the information; and, periodic security audits by third party security experts. We reveal only the last four digits of your credit card numbers when confirming an order. Of course, we transmit the entire credit card number to the appropriate credit card company during order processing. It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer.

Which Information Can I Access?

Elite Advertising & Design, LLC. gives you access to a broad range of information about your account and your interactions with Elite Advertising & Design, LLC. for the limited purpose of viewing and, in certain cases, updating that information. You may request a username and password to make limited changes to your business listing within our site. If you upload images to allaboutthesunshinestate.com, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Who we are?

Updated on May 24, 2018. This privacy policy describes the policies of Elite Advertising & Design, LLC and how we collect, use and disclose of information about you in connection with your use of our websites, emails and mobile applications. Our website address is: allaboutthesunshinestate.com. The terms we, our, us, All About the Sunshine State and Elite Advertising & Design LLC refer to Elite Advertising & Design LLC, a Florida Limited Liability Corporation headquartered in Lakeland, Florida. Our physical address is 5120 South Florida Avenue, Lakeland, Florida and our phone number is 863-937-9676. When you use our website, you consent to our collection, use, and disclosure of information about you as described in this Privacy Policy.


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 website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


How Long We Retain Your Data & What Rights We Have to it

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information. If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where We Send your Data & How We Protect It

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. At Elite Advertising & Design LLC use various safeguards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or via mobile device, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. Our security measures include two factor authentication; and measures such as staff training in data protection.

Third Parties

We do not share information from the businesses and advertisers on All About the Sunshine State. Keep in mind that businesses may still see your public activity and posts, and may receive information from or about you when you transact or communicate with them. We do not allow third party partners to use and display the public content available through our website, such as your photos, reviews, and other information.

Service Providers: We may rely on third party providers to support or provide some of the services that are available through the website. We may also rely on third party providers to perform certain services for us in connection with your use of the Service, such as communications and hosting services, network security, technical and customer support, tracking and reporting functions, quality assurance testing, payment processing, our own marketing of the Service, and other functions. We may share information from or about you with these third party providers so that they can perform their services or complete your requests. These third party providers may share information with us that they obtain from or about you in connection with providing their services or completing your requests. Third party providers may also share this information with their subsidiaries, joint ventures, or other companies under common control. Some of our web pages utilize framing techniques to serve content to you from our third party providers, while preserving the look and feel of the Service. In such cases, please note that the information you provide is being provided to the third party.

Aggregate or Anonymous Information: We may share user information in the aggregate with third parties, such as businesses that are listed on Yelp and content distributors. For example, we may disclose the number of users that have been exposed to, or clicked on, advertisements. We may also disclose anonymized information about your use on allaboutthesunshinestate.com, for example if you engage in a transaction in connection with Elite Advertising & Design, we may publicly disclose information about the transaction without providing identifying information about you or otherwise disclosing your participation in the transaction.

Investigations and Legal Disclosures: We may investigate and disclose information from or about you if we have a good faith belief that such investigation or disclosure: (a) is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process and law enforcement instructions and orders, such as a search warrant, subpoena, statute, judicial proceeding, or other legal process or law enforcement requests served on us; (b) is helpful to prevent, investigate, or identify possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service; or (c) protects our rights, reputation, property, or that of our users, affiliates, or the public, such as disclosures in connection with Elite Advertising & Design’s Consumer Alerts program. If you flag or otherwise complain to us about content through the Service, we may share the substance of your complaint with the contributor of that content in order to provide an opportunity for the contributor to respond.

Links: The Service may link to third party services, like a business’s URL. Except as set forth herein, we do not share your personal information with them, and are not responsible for their privacy practices. We suggest you read the privacy policies on or applicable to all such third party services.

Third Party Accounts: If you sign up for, or log into, Elite Advertising & Design LLC using a third party service like Facebook or Google, or link your Elite Advertising & Design LLC account to your account with a third party service like Facebook or Twitter, we may receive information about you from such third party service. If you post content to a third party service through the Service, that third party service will also receive that content, which will be visible to anyone that has access to it through that third party service.

Updates to this Privacy Policy

We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. The most current version of the Privacy Policy will govern our collection, use, and disclosure of information about you and will be located here. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you by email or by posting a notice on this website prior to the effective date of the changes. By continuing to access or use allaboutthesunshinestate.com after those changes become effective, you acknowledge the revised Privacy Policy.

Our Contact Information

You may contact us online concerning our Privacy Policy by emailing us at allaboutthesunshinestate@gmail.com, call us at 863-937-9676 or write to us at the following address:

5120 South Florida Avenue Suite A, Lakeland, Florida 33813