Privacy Policy
May 29, 2015

Welcome to Find A Professional and to the www.northernvirginiamag.com/find-a-professional website (the “Site”) provided by Metro Media Marketing, Inc. Find A Professional exists to help consumers identify professionals to assist them with legal, business or other professional services and to allow professionals to ensure their online presence is accessible and accurate. Find A Professional collects data and other information from numerous sources, including professionals and their practices, to provide to consumers.

This Privacy Policy is effective immediately for Users as defined below. This Privacy Policy details Find A Professional’s procedures and policies for the collection, use and disclosure of information about Users in connection with a User’s access to and use of Find A Professional.


For purposes of this Privacy Policy (“Policy”), a “User” one who uses this Site and the Content of this Site or one who is professional or representative of a professional who accesses a profile or listing on Find A Professional.

“Content” means the information, pictures, images, and all other forms of data on this Site.


Find A Professional may collect personal information about Users through what is provided by the Users, information collected through use of the Site, and information Find A Professional collects from publicly available sources or third parties. The information provided by Users is submitted when a User registers or otherwise interacts with the Site in a way that allows for the disclosure of personal information. Information is also collected when a User comments on any portion of the Site, participates in a promotion or contest, post advertisements, engage with the Site, create a profile, and any other submissions that Users make to the Site. Find A Professional may also use tracking technologies to collect information about User’s use of the Site including device information, usage information, and location information. Lastly, Find A Professional may gather statistical and general information about the use of the Site by Users.

Find A Professional is not responsible for the privacy practices of unaffiliated third party websites linked on the Site.


Find A Professional uses the information for internal review, improvement of the Site, optimizing services, provision of services requested, verification, notification, contact information, marketing and targeted advertising, to fulfill Site services requested by User, and for business analysis. Find A Professional may otherwise use User’s information with User’s consent as well.

Find A Professional retains the information it collects so long as is necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected and/or to meet any legal requirements.


Users may edit their information at the “My Account” webpage. “My Account” permits the User to update their email and other contact preferences. Users cannot unsubscribe from emails relating to account status of billing related information unless the account is closed. If User’s account is deleted, the User’s public posts will be removed from view or will be dissociated from the account name.


Find A Professional may share User’s information with business partners to provide services User requests, with affiliates and with service providers contracting with Find A Professional. Find a Professional may also share if it is necessary for the purpose for which the personal information was obtained, if permitted by law, personal information is otherwise publically available, and if necessary for a legal claims or legal compliance or to satisfy any law, regulation, subpoena, or government request. Find A Professional may provide aggregated data about how Users access and use the Site to Third Parties.


Find A Professional has security procedures in place to protect User’s information. However, Find A Professional cannot guarantee the security of its database nor that the information a User supplies will not be intercepted while being transmitted via the Internet.


Find A Professional does not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of thirteen (“13”) without parental consent unless permitted by law. If Find A Professional learns that the information was provided by one under the age of 13, it will make commercially reasonable efforts to delete the information from the Find A Professional database.


This Policy is subject to the laws in which Find A Professional provides services within the United States of America.


Please contact Find A Professional at professionals@northernvirginiamag.com with any questions, concerns or requests.


Find A Professional reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change this Policy from time to time. User understands and agrees that User’s use of the Site is governed by the terms effective at the time of access to or use of the Site. Find A Professional will notify the User by indicating at the top of the Policy the date the last revisions were made. User should revisit these terms on a regular basis as revised versions will be binding on User. Please read this Policy carefully before using this Site or submitting Content.