Privacy Statement

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Thank you for visiting, a St. Louis Small Business, Inc. website. Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices. We want you to be aware of any user information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. To that end, we collect and use information throughout only as disclosed in this privacy policy. This statement applies solely to information collected on this website, is created, edited, and maintained by St. Louis Small Business, Inc., publisher of Small Business Monthly, 2451 Executive Dr., Suite 109, St. Charles, MO 63303.

By visiting our site, you agree that your visit, and any dispute over privacy, is governed by this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Service statement, which can also be found on this site. If you do not agree with the terms of these policies, please do not use or visit this site.

Information Collected collects personal information about its visitors only in cases in which we expressly ask for it and visitors supply it willingly. We will sell or transfer the information we collect to a third party only when we expressly state our intention to do so at the time and place at which we collect the information.

The information we collect is used to improve the content of, notify visitors about updates to our site, and is never shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.

Information Shared

Information that is shared with corporate sponsors and partners of—which is done so only after receiving the consent of the visitor—is general information not of a personal nature and is only shared for demographic purposes (for example, to inform partners of the average age of site visitors, what geographical area yields the most visitors, etc.).


This site contains links to other sites. This site is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. (Please refer to the Terms of Service notice for other information on links.)

Magazine Subscription Order Form contains an order form for subscriptions to Small Business Monthly; we require information from you if you are using the order form to subscribe to the magazine. Information asked of you will include contact information (such as name, e-mail, and shipping address), and possibly financial information (such as credit card number and expiration date). If we have trouble processing an order, we use the information to contact you. This information is used for shipping and billing purposes and to fill your order. We will disclose your name, address and transaction information to our fulfillment partner in order to effect the transaction and send you the product you have ordered, and we will disclose your credit card details to the relevant bank or credit card company in order to complete the transaction.

Your e-mail address will be used to notify you of subscription expiration and will contain renewal instructions. They also may be used for SBM surveys conducted by our own research team and offers that we think may interest you. E-mail addresses are not rented to outside firms. We allow you to "opt-out" of receiving e-mail from at the time you subscribe and within each e-mail you receive.

We publish e-newsletters; we never sell or share our subscribers' e-mail addresses.

All e-mail newsletters sent by SBM are compliant with the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003. All e-mails contain a valid opt-out mechanism, the valid postal address of SBM, an operative return address, and an accurate and explanative subject line. At any time, subscribers may cancel their subscription to any e-mail list by sending us an e-mail.

Postings and Privacy

Any information you include in a message you post to any message board, discussion group blog, or other public posting area on our site is available to anyone with Internet access. You submit postings, photographs, etc., at your own risk; please take the necessary precautions when taking part in such activities. For example, if you don't want people to know your name or email address, make sure not to include that information in any message you post publicly. For more information on material posted by users on the site, please see the Terms of Service agreement.

If you have any general questions about this Privacy Policy, please also feel free to contact us at
St. Louis Small Business Monthly
2451 Executive Dr., Suite 109
St. Charles, MO 63303
314-569-0076, ext. 102
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