Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

We take your right to privacy seriously and want you to feel comfortable using our website. This Privacy Policy deals with personally identifiable information (referred to as “Data” below) that may be collected by us on our site. This Policy does not apply to other entities that we do not own or control or persons that are not our employees, agents, or within our control.

Collection of Data
Our process requires a valid e-mail address, name and phone number. Providing us with other information is your option. Please take note that your user name, e-mail address, or other submissions that you make on this site may contain your real name or other personally identifiable information and, as a result, may appear on this site. Like many websites, we may also automatically receive general information that is contained in our server log files such as your IP address and cookie information. Information about how advertising may be served on this site (if at all) is set forth below.

Use of Data
We may use Data to customize and improve your user experience on this site. We will make efforts so that your Data will not be provided to third parties unless (i) provided for otherwise in this Privacy Policy; (ii) we obtain your consent, such as when you choose to opt-in or opt-out to the sharing of Data; (iii) a service provided on our site requires the interaction with or is provided by a third party, by way of example an Application Service Provider; (iv) pursuant to legal process or law enforcement; (v) we find that your use of this site violates our this Policy, Terms of Service, other usage guidelines or as deemed reasonably necessary by us to protect our legal rights and/or property; (vi) or (vi) this site is purchased by a third party whereby that third party will be able to use the Data in the same manner as we can as set forth in this Policy. In the event you choose to use links that appear on our site to visit other websites, you are advised to read the privacy policies that appear on those sites.

Like many websites, we set and use cookies to enhance your user experience, such as retaining your personal settings. Advertisements may appear on our website and if so, may set and access cookies on your computer and is subject to the privacy policy of those parties providing the advertisement. However, the companies serving the advertising do not have access to our cookies. These companies usually use non-personally-identifiable or anonymous codes to obtain information about your visits to our site. You can click here to find out more information about this practice and to find out about your options including from the following companies that may serve advertising on our site.

We do not allow persons who are minors, or under the age of eighteen(18) to utilize this site.

Editing or Deleting Your Account Information
We provide you with the ability to edit the information in your user account information that you provided to us in registration by using your personal page configuration area. You may request deletion of your user account by contacting our webmaster. Content or other data that you may have provided to us and that is not contained within your user account, such as posts that may appear within our forums, may continue to remain on our site at our discretion even though your user account is deleted. Please see our Terms of Use for more information.

Changes to This Privacy Policy
We may make changes to this Policy from time to time. We will notify you of substantial changes to this Policy either by posting a prominent announcement on our site and/or by sending a message to the e-mail address you have provided to us that is contained within your user settings.

No Guarantees
While this Privacy Policy states our standards for maintenance of Data and we will make efforts to meet them, we are not in a position to guarantee these standards. There may be factors beyond our control that may result in the disclosure of data. As a consequence, we disclaim any warranties or representations relating to maintenance or nondisclosure of Data.

If you have any questions about this Policy or our website, please feel free to contact our webmaster.

Safeguarding of your personal data (hereinafter called or “We”) is committed to protecting your privacy and treating all personal data such as name, address, and email address of customers and users confidentially and only for the fulfillment of the agreed purposes. Likewise, transmission to Third Parties or Third-Party Apps is conducted only for the fulfillment of the agreed purposes. The following privacy policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit our Websites and Services and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.

General Terms of Use for our Websites
By accessing and using our Websites and Services you agree to the following Privacy Policy and the corresponding Terms of Use for our Websites and Services. If you do not consent to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, you must not use our Websites and Services.

General information and data we collect on our Websites
The websites automatically collect and store information transmitted by the user’s browser in server log files.
This information (server log files) includes, for example, the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider and the like. This is only information that does not allow conclusions about your person. This information is technically necessary to correctly deliver the contents of web pages requested by you and is mandatory when using the internet. Anonymous information of this kind is statistically evaluated by us, in order to optimize our internet appearance and the technology behind it.

Like many other websites, we also use so-called “Cookies”. Cookies are small text files that a site or its service provider transfers to a user?s hard drive through a Web browser. If cookies are allowed, they enable the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information, such as IP address, the type of browser used for accessing the website, a computer’s operating system and Internet connection. Based on the information contained in cookies, we can monitor and analyze site traffic, customize our sites and services to improve site navigation and user experience.
Of course, you can also access our Websites and Services without cookies. Internet browsers are set to accept cookies by default. You can deactivate the use of cookies at any time via the setting of your browser. Please use the help features of your internet browser to find out how to change these settings. Please note that some features of our website may not work if you disable the use of cookies.

Registration on our Websites
By registering, subscribing, downloading or participating via a corresponding standard form, you agree that 5W-FIND.COM processes and stores the given personal data for the intended service. You agree that you may receive sporadic information about news, product updates and promotions from us by email or telephone. You can revoke your consent and unsubscribe any time.

Data collected by Third Party Apps

Google Analytics Cookies

Our Websites and Services use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (hereinafter called: Google). Google Analytics uses so-called “Cookies”, thus text files, that are stored on your computer and that allow us to track and analyze the pages of the Websites and Services you use. We do this only to better understand how you use our Websites and Services to improve our business and marketing activities for you and for other users as well. Google Analytics cookies do not provide us with any personal information. The information about your use of our Websites generated by the Google Analytics cookie is usually transmitted to a Google server in the US and stored there. However, due to the activation of IP anonymization on these websites, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement of the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the website?s operator, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator.
The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be linked to other Google data.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser software. However, we point out that in this case you may not be able to the full use all functions of our Websites. You may also prevent Google from collecting data generated by the cookie, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link: Learn more about privacy at Google and the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

Google AdWords
Our Websites use Google Conversion Tracking. If you have accessed our website via an advertisement sent by Google, Google Adwords will set a cookie on your computer. The conversion tracking cookie is set when a user clicks on a Google-served ad. These cookies lose their validity after a maximum of 90 days and are not used for personal identification. If the user visits certain pages on our website and the cookie has not expired, we and Google can recognize that the user clicked on the ad and was redirected to this page. Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. Cookies cannot be tracked through AdWords advertisers? websites. The information gathered by using the conversion cookie is used to generate conversion statistics for AdWords advertisers who have opted for conversion tracking. Advertisers are told the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a conversion tracking tag page. However, they do not receive information that personally identifies users.
If you do not want to participate in the conversion tracking, you can refuse the required setting of a cookie – for example via a browser setting that generally disables the automatic setting of cookies or sets your browser to block cookies from the domain “”.
Please note that you cannot delete the opt-out cookie as long as you want to prevent Google from gathering data. If you have deleted all your cookies in your browser, you will have to reset the corresponding opt-out cookie.

Google Remarketing
Our Websites use Google Inc.’s remarketing feature. This feature is designated to present interest-based ads to website visitors within the Google Network. A so-called ‘cookie’ is stored in the browser of the website visitor, which makes it possible to recognize the visitor when he or she visits webpages that belong to the advertising network of Google. On these pages, visitors may be presented with ads related to content that the visitor previously viewed on web pages using Google’s remarketing feature. Google says it does not collect any personal information during this process. However, you can always disable the Google Remarketing cookie by changing the settings at Alternatively, you can disable the use of cookies for interest-based advertising through the Network Initiative by following the instructions at:

Registration for our Apps and Services
When registering for our apps and services, some personal information will be collected, such as name, address, contact, and communication information such as telephone number and email address. If you register with us, you can access content and services that we offer only to registered users. Registered users also have the option of changing or deleting the data specified during the registration at any time. Of course, we also provide you with information about the personal data we hold about you at any time. We are happy to correct or delete these data at your request, as far as no statutory storage requirements preclude or the data is required to carry out contractual services. To contact us in this context, please use the contact details given at the end of this Privacy Policy.

SSL Encryption
To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use encryption techniques according to the current status (such as SSL) over HTTPS.

Publishing of press releases / editorial / journalistic publications
By nature, our PR Services and affiliated news sites, are intended for publishing information. The user may provide personal information that is intended for public relations or that is part of the copy or contact information within the press releases. This information is also passed on to Third Party websites for the purpose of publishing If selected by the user, this data may also be shared with sites located outside the European Union.

The payment processing partner is Swipe in Toronto, Canada.

Data Retention, Use, Access, Corrections and Removal
You have the right to request information about your stored personal data any time. You also have the right to amend, correct, or remove your personal data or cancel your accounts and subscriptions, except for the required data stored for still pending business transactions or the contact information in press releases, required for publishing.

Blocked data will be required to be stored in a lock file for purposes of record keeping. You may also request the deletion of this data, as long as this data

-is not subject to any legal retention period or obligation,
-was not given for the intended purpose of publishing on the Internet or social media networks, where this information is public by nature,
-is not subject to the media privilege, or has no direct access for deleting the data, i.g. on Third-Party sites or apps
If there is an obligation to lock or delete your data, we will do so on request.
However, we will use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.
You can revoke your consent and subscriptions any time, with effect for the future, by notifying us by email, fax or letter.
If you would like to revoke your consent or unsubscribe from our emails, you will find a link to unsubscribe at the end of each email you receive from us. Or you can send an email and indicate the email address for which you do no longer want to receive any email information.

Alternatively, write a letter to
13461 Piedmont Vista Drive
Haymarket, VA 20169

In any case, please do not forget to indicate the email address with which you have registered or which email address you want to unsubscribe, or which service you would like to terminate or revoke.

Changes of our Privacy Policy
We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time to ensure that it complies with current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the privacy policy, for example, when introducing new services.
Your visit to our Website or use of our Services, following the changes, constitutes acceptance of the new Privacy Policy.