Privacy Policy

Who We Are

Our website address is: http: Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to, and Storm Damage Payback and governs data collection and usage. For purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Storm Damage Payback include our website. By allowing messaging, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

What Personal Data We Collect and Why We Collect It


eWhen visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor's IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

General Collection of Your Personal Information

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services. These may include: (a) registering for an account; (b) entering sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communication with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

We also collect information when you voluntarily complete customer surveys, provide feedback and participate in competitions. Website usage information is collected using cookies. We collect personal information from you, from different sources mentioned below, or when you use any of our web-based forms or services.

  • Event registrations through a third-party supplier
  • Shared by you at our booth at a trade show or event
  • Data opt-in forms on website
  • Registration for any service
  • Information provided to us by third-party data vendors


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select "Remember Me", your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded Content From Other Websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Tracking User Behavior

SDP may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within SDP, in order to determine what SDP services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within SDP to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.


We enable communications between you and others through our SMS Services. We would also send you messages about the availability of our Services, security, or other service-related issues. We send messages about promotional campaigns initiated by us or our partners. We will contact you through email, mobile phone by text messages, and push notifications. You may change your communication preferences at any time. Please be aware that you can opt-out of receiving service messages from us, including security and legal notices. You can reach us at

Who We Share Your Data With

Storm Damage Payback does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

We may share your information for any of these purposes with the following individuals and entities:

  • Vendors engaged by Storm Damage Payback to provide certain services on behalf of Storm Damage Payback, such as marketing services, content management/data storage, and payment processing.

Services Providers

We use other vendors to help us provide our Services as part of our product ecosystem. They will have access to your information as reasonably necessary to perform their tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for other purposes.

Legal Disclosure

It is possible that we will need to disclose information about you when required by law, subpoena, or other legal processes, or if we have a good faith belief that disclosure is reasonably necessary to:

  • Investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual illegal activities or to assist government enforcement agencies,
  • Enforce our agreements with you,
  • Investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations,
  • Protect the security or integrity of our Service (such as by sharing with companies facing similar threats).

We will attempt to notify you about legal demands for your personal data when appropriate in our judgment unless prohibited by law or court order or when the request is an emergency. We may dispute such demands when we believe, at our discretion, that the requests are overbroad, vague, or lack proper authority, but we do not promise to challenge any demand.

How Long We Retain Your Data

Storm Damage Payback retains personal information for as long as we have a legitimate business relationship with you, or with an organization with which you are affiliated (such as your employer). We may also retain personal information about prospective customers or prospective employees until you withdraw your consent or it has been a period of two years since you've provided consent and you no longer have a relationship with us. We also may retain your personal information for as long as necessary to comply with our legal or contractual obligations. Storm Damage Payback will process and store personal data for a maximum of two years.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What Rights You Have Over Your Data

If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where We Send Your Data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Automatically Collected Information

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by SDP. This information can include; your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service.

Additional Information

Third Parties We Receive Data From

Storm Damage Payback receives personal information about you from our third party or business partners with whom we have a contractual relationship. When we get information from a third party, such as your employer, we typically receive limited contact information, and we collect the rest of the personal information directly from you when you interact with us.

Your Consent

By consenting to this privacy policy you are giving us permission to process your personal data specifically for the purposes identified. Consent is required for Storm Damage Payback to process personal data for the purposes stated above, but it must be explicitly given. When we ask you for sensitive personal data we will always tell you why, and how the information will be used.