Privacy Policy

Last Updated: Nov 15, 2016 is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy relates to the use of any personal information you provide to us through website or any of’s other owned & operated websites. By accepting the Privacy Policy and the Terms and Conditions during registration, you expressly agree to our collection, storage, use and disclosure of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy below. We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time, and at which time it will become effective upon new users. Existing users, by continuing to use’s websites or otherwise continuing to deal with us, you agree to be bound by the then current form of this Privacy Policy.

Collection of personal information

Anyone can browse our websites without revealing any personally identifiable information. However, should you wish to contact a restaurant for sale, a franchise opportunity or an intermediary, or a Realtor advertising leasable space, we will require you to provide some personal information. Should you wish to advertise your services, your restaurant or your franchise opportunity, we will require you to provide some personal information.

By providing personal information, you are consenting to the transfer and storage of that information on our servers located in Canada.

We may collect and store the following personal information:

  1. your name, email address, physical address, telephone numbers, and (depending on the service used), your business information, financial information, such as credit card details or bank account numbers;
  2. transactional information based on your activities on this site;
  3. information that you disclose on any of our websites, feedback, correspondence through our websites, and correspondence sent to us;
  4. other information from your interaction with our websites, services, content and advertising, including computer and connection information, statistics on page views, traffic to and from the sites, ad data, IP address and standard web log information;

How we use your information

The primary reason we collect your personal information is to improve the services we deliver to you through our websites. By registering or sending an enquiry through one of our websites, you agree that we may use your personal information to:

  1. provide the services and customer support you request;
  2. connect you with relevant parties:
    1. If you are a buyer we will pass some or all of your details on to the seller / intermediary along with any message you have typed. This allows the seller to contact you in order to pursue a possible sale of a business;
    2. If you are a seller / intermediary, we will disclose your details where you have given us permission to do so;
  3. resolve disputes, collect fees, and troubleshoot problems;
  4. prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities, and enforce our Terms and Conditions;
  5. customize, measure and improve our services, conduct internal market research, provide content and advertising;
  6. tell you about other websites, products and services, target marketing, send you service updates, and promotional offers based on your communication preferences.

How we disclosure your information

  1. We may disclose personal information to respond to legal requirements, enforce our policies, respond to claims that a listing or other content infringes the rights of others, or protect anyone's rights, property, or safety.
  2. When you select to register an account as a restaurant buyer, you provide your personal details and we will pass this on to a seller of a restaurant or Franchisor when you request more information.
  3. If you choose to email a colleague about the site, or a particular listed opportunity, we request the third party's email address to send this one time email. We do not share this information with any third parties for their promotional purposes and only store the information to gauge the effectiveness of our referral program.
  4. We may share your personal information with our service providers where necessary. We employ the services of a payment processor to fulfill payment for services purchased on the site.
  5. In certain circumstances, we may be legally required to disclose information collected on the site to law enforcement, government agencies or other third parties. We reserve the right to disclose information to our service providers and to law enforcement or government agencies where a formal request such as in response to a court order, subpoena or judicial proceeding is made. Where we believe in good faith that disclosure of information is necessary to prevent imminent physical or financial harm, or loss, or in protecting against illegal activity on the site, we reserve to disclose information.
  6. Should the company undergo the merger, acquisition or sale of some or all of its assets, your personal information may likely be a part of the transferred assets. In such an event, your personal information on the site, would be governed by this privacy statement; any changes to the privacy practices governing your information as a result of transfer would be relayed to you by means of a prominent notice on the Site, or by email.

Masking Policy

In some cases, where the third party agent collects your information, the affiliate portal may appear within a frame. It is presented as a page for a streamlined user interface however the data collected on such pages is governed by the third party agent's privacy policy.

Using information from websites

In certain cases, (where you are receiving contact details of buyers interested in your business opportunity or a business opportunity you represent), you must comply with data protection laws, and give other users a chance to remove themselves from your database and a chance to review what information you have collected about them.

You agree to use user information only for:

  • transaction-related purposes that are not unsolicited commercial messages;
  • using services offered through websites, or
  • other purposes that a user expressly chooses.


We do not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without your explicit consent. Where you explicitly express your consent at the point of collection to receive offers from third party partners or affiliates, we will communicate to you on their behalf. We will not pass your information on. You will receive email marketing communications from us throughout the duration of your relationship with our websites. If you do not wish to receive marketing communications from us you may unsubscribe and / or change your preferences at any time by following instructions included within a communication or emailing us. If you have an account with one of our websites you can also log in and click the email preferences link to unsubscribe and / or change your preferences. Please note that we reserve the right to send all website users notifications and administrative emails where necessary which are considered a part of the service. Given that these messages aren't promotional in nature, you will be unable to opt-out of them.


A cookie is a small text file written to your hard drive that contains information about you. Cookies do not contain any personal information about users. Once you close your browser or log out of the website, the cookie simply terminates. We use cookies so that we can personalize your experience of our websites. If you set up your browser to reject the cookie, you may still use the website however; doing so may interfere with your use of some aspects of our websites. Some of our business partners use cookies on our site (for example, advertisers). We have no access to or control over these cookies.

Email Spam

We and our users do not tolerate spam. Make sure to set your email preferences so we can communicate with you, as you prefer. Please add us to your safe senders list. To report spam or spoof emails, please contact us using the contact information provided in the Contact Us section of this privacy statement.

You may not use our communication tools to send spam or otherwise send content that would breach our Terms and Conditions. We automatically scan and may manually filter messages to check for spam, viruses, phishing attacks and other malicious activity or illegal or prohibited content. We may also store these messages for back up purposes only. We do not sell any email addresses.

Account protection

Make sure your password is stored safely. A strong password uses unique numbers, letters and special characters that only you know. Do not disclose your password to anyone. If you do share your password or your personal information with others, remember that you are responsible for all actions taken in the name of your account and you may be subject to legally binding actions taken on your behalf. Therefore, if your password has been compromised for any reason, you should contact us immediately and change your password.

Viewing & Updating your personal information

You can view and update your personal information at any time by logging in to your account. It is your responsibility to keep your personal information up to date and inaccurate. If at any time you want to close your account, please contact us and we will process your request as soon as we can. You may also contact us at any time to find out what information we hold about you. We do retain personal information from closed accounts to comply with law, prevent fraud, collect any fees owed, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce our Terms and Conditions, and take other actions permitted under law.


Your information is stored on our servers located in Canada. We hold your data responsibly and use a variety of tools (encryption, passwords, physical security, etc.) to protect your personal information against unauthorized access and disclosure. However, no method of security is 100% effective and while we take every measure to protect your personal information, we make no guarantees of its absolute security.

General may change this Privacy Policy from time to time as we change our service offerings, or as technologies and laws change. Any changes will become effective upon our posting of the revised Privacy Policy on our affected websites. We will provide notice to you if these changes are material and, where required by applicable law, we will obtain your consent. This notice may be provided by email, by posting notice of the changes on our affected websites or by other means, as dictated by the applicable laws.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments about our privacy policy, and you can’t find the answer to your question on our help pages, please contact us by email.