Privacy Policy

(Last Updated August 2nd, 2011)

Veretech Holdings, Inc. d/b/a Black Book Online ("Veretech" or "we" or "us") is committed to maintaining the confidentiality, integrity, and security of personally identifiable information about our users. We take the utmost care in protecting your privacy when you use the services we provide (the "Services"). This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, and disclose information that we collect about you through the Services and how we protect the security of your personally identifiable information.

1. We limit the information we collect.

We will collect any personally identifiable information that you provide when you use the Services. This will include personally identifiable information such as your name, email address, and zip code.

2. We use your personally identifiable information for these purposes:

  • to provide the Services;
  • to help diagnose problems with our server;
  • to gather broad demographic information, to enforce compliance with our rules and policies or Terms of Use;
  • to contact you to provide information the Services;
  • to respond to your requests, questions, and comments; and
  • to protect our rights and the rights of others, including to enforce our Terms of Use, to detect and protect against error, fraud, or other criminal activity, to respond to legal process and defend against legal claims, and as otherwise required by law, as determined by Veretech in its sole discretion.

3. How we share your personally identifiable information.

We will share your personally identifiable information only as follows:

  • with car dealerships to allow them to contact you for the purposes of facilitating the car buying process, including, but not limited to, verifying your vehicle's trade in value, if provided;
  • to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process; in response to a request for cooperation from law enforcement or another government agency; or to establish or exercise our legal rights; or to defend against legal claims;
  • when we believe it is necessary, in our sole discretion, to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities; or as otherwise required by law;
  • to enforce our Terms of Use and other agreements; or otherwise protect or defend the rights or property of Veretech, its affiliates, or others; or the safety of the public; or
  • in connection with a corporate transaction, such as a divestiture, merger, consolidation, asset sale, change of control; or transfer of our business.

4. How we use cookies.

Veretech uses cookies to store information on your computer and / or mobile device. Cookies are text files we place in your computer's and / or mobile device‟s browser. These will be used to store your preferences and to personalize your experience. If you want to use the Services, you must leave cookies enabled. The Services will not work without them.

5. We protect the information we collect.

We take the privacy of your personal information very seriously. We use firewall barriers, SSL 128-bit encryption techniques and authentication procedures, and other technical measures to maintain the security of your online session and to our systems from unauthorized access.

We use commercially acceptable means to protect your personally identifiable information, but no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, can be 100% secure at all times. Therefore, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your personally identifiable information. In the unlikely event that we believe that the security of your personally identifiable information in our possession or control may have been compromised, we will seek to notify you as promptly as possible in the circumstances, by email or other means where we deem in our discretion that such notification is appropriate.

6. Commercial Email Messages/Ability to "opt-out."

Users of the Services may be sent periodic commercial emails. If you no longer wish to receive emails from Veretech, you may unsubscribe using the "unsubscribe" link contained in the email. Please note that, even if you opt-out of receiving commercial emails from us, we may still contact you to provide you with non-commercial messages, such as Service-related emails.

7. Children’s privacy.

Veretech's Terms of Use require that a user be at least eighteen years of age or above. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of eighteen. Should we learn that a child under the age of eighteen has provided us with personal information, we will delete that information from our database and terminate that account.

8. Changes to this policy.

We reserve the right at our discretion to update this Privacy Policy in the future. When we do, we will also revise the "last updated" date at the top of the privacy. You are encouraged to periodically review this Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the Services after any update constitutes your agreement to the new Privacy Policy for any information collected after the update.

If you have you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

150 East Palmetto Park Road, Suite 600
Boca Raton, FL 33432