Privacy Policy

Who we are
The Texas Business Directory (, is a service provided by Professional Advice (, an Edinburg, Texas based company.

What personal data we collect? and why we collect it?
We may collect full names of company representatives, company legal names, address, and other contact information such as phone numbers, emails, etc. This information is collected for business purposes, such as billing, taxable audits, etc. We may use some personal information for internal advertisement of our company, in order to let you know of new or adjusted services, or pricing.

When 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.

Contact forms
We keep contact form submissions for a year for customer service purposes, but we do not use the information for marketing purposes, unless you opt in to a marketing list.

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 visit our login page, 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.

Who we share your data with?
We do not share your information with any other business, for any business purpose. However, if requested for a lawful law enforcement investigation, Professional Advice will share any information requested by law enforcement, and will only require an administrative subpoena.

How long we retain your data?
We will retain your data as long as you doing business with our company, or as required by business or financial administrative laws or regulations.

What rights you have over your data?
Professional Advice respects your privacy and your ownership of your information. You have the right to request that Professional Advice delete any personal or business information own by you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. Nor, does it include necessary financial records that document purchases, orders, etc. Those documents will be safeguarded for possible tax or other financial, business audits. Additionally, any information, to include emails, notes, voicemails, etc. of disputes of any sort with our company will be safeguarded as long as necessary to be used to defend our company in the event it becomes necessary.

Where we send your data
Servers by Name Cheap are United States based, so your information is not sent outside the continental United States.

Contact information

Professional Advice
Phone: +1 (956) 450-7727
Fax: +1 (956) 305-1827

What data breach procedures we have in place?
In the event of a data breach, our company will immediately notify you via email of the breach and will take pertinent stepps to safeguard information.

What third parties we receive data from?
As a business practice, we do mine open source information already publicly available listing businesses and contact information to generate our unclaimed listings. This information will always be collected from legitimate government or other such institutions listing the business names, types, and contact information. The fact that this information is already listed by a government entity in open source, and is already available to the general public, makes the information available to be mined. However, even with this information, if you show us proof of ownership, and you ask for that information to be deleted from our website, we will be happy to oblige.