Who we are

Our website address is: https://waterbadge.com. We provide water quality and water damage restoration information to site users across the United States.

This site is owned and operation by Marks LLC, a registered Indiana Limited Liability Company.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

By visiting this website, you consent to the collection and use of your Personal Data as described herein. If you do not agree with the terms set out herein, please do not visit this website. If required by applicable law, we will seek your explicit consent to process Personal Data collected on this website or volunteered by you. Kindly note that any consent will be entirely voluntary. However, if you do not grant the requested consent to the processing of your Personal Data, the use of this website may not be possible. WaterBadge.com may collect, record and analyze information of Visitors to its website. We may record your IP address and use cookies. WaterBadge.com may add information collected by way of pageview activity. Furthermore, WaterBadge.com may collect and process any Personal Data that you volunteer to us in our website’s forms, such as when you request a demo or sign up for information and newsletters. If you provide WaterBadge.com with your social media details, WaterBadge.com may retrieve publicly available information about you from social media. Such Personal Data may comprise your IP address, first and last name, your postal and email address, your telephone number, your job title, data for social networks, your areas of interest, interest in WaterBadge.com products, and certain information about the company you are working for (company name and address), the referring site that lead you to our page or a page with WaterBadge.com’s JavaScript placed on it, user agent string, browser type and version, device type, operating system type and version, as well as information as to the type of relationship that exists between WaterBadge.com and yourself. WaterBadge.com may also use your IP address to extrapolate your approximate geographic location, internet service provider, and other location based data. WaterBadge.com gathers data about visits to the website, including numbers of Visitors and visits, length of time spent on the site, pages clicked on or where Visitors have come from.

Purpose of Processing Personal Data

WaterBadge.com uses the collected data to communicate with Visitors, to customize content for Visitors, to show ads on other websites to Visitors, and to improve its website and 3rd party websites that use the WaterBadge.com JavaScript by analyzing how Visitors navigate its website.

Sharing Personal Data

WaterBadge.com may also share such information with service vendors, clients, or contractors in order to provide a requested service or transaction or in order to analyze the Visitor behavior on its website.


Cookies are small pieces of information sent by a website to a Visitor’s hard disk. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. By continuing to visit the website, you agree to the placement of cookies on your device. If you choose not to accept our cookies, we cannot guarantee that your experience will be as fulfilling as it would otherwise be. We may also place cookies from third parties for functional and marketing purposes. The use of cookies is widespread and benefits the surfer.

Links to Other Sites

Please be aware that while visiting our site, Visitors can follow links to other sites that are beyond our sphere of influence. WaterBadge.com is not responsible for the content or privacy policy of these other sites.


Consumers should be aware that in calling phone numbers provided on WaterBadge.com and issued by Ringba.com, they could be disclosing information that could make them personally identifiable to Ringba Users. The security and privacy protection implemented on WaterBadge.com’s platform does not cover this type of transfer or disclosure of personal information. Consumers calling a phone number that may be issued by Ringba and licensed to a Ringba User should be aware that they are making themselves personally identifiable by their phone number’s ‘Caller ID’ and that they are solely responsible for their actions while on the phone with whatever party they requested to speak with. For more detailed information concerning the protection of privacy when calling a Ringba issued phone number may contact the entity they requested to speak with. It is the User’s responsibility to ensure that collection and processing of data is done in accordance with applicable law.


If you wish to inquire about your Personal Data that may have been collected in a phone call through Ringba, we recommend that you contact the entity that you called and spoke with. As Ringba is a Processor in this regard, it does not control the Personal Data used or stored from the call, but processes it on behalf of its User.


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: https://automattic.com/privacy/. 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.


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.

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.


Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

Your data may be shared with third parties for marketing purposes.

How long we retain your data

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.

Contact: hello@waterbadge.com

Where we send your data

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

Your data may be sent to third parties for marketing purposes. This includes call forwarding should you choose to call a phone number provided on WaterBadge.com.

Contact information

You can contact us directly here: hello@waterbadge.com

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