PriceAdvice only asks for specific types of personal information
"Personal Information" means any information that may be used to identify an individual, including, but not limited to, first and last name, home or other physical address, an email address, phone number, or other contact information, whether at work or at home.
In a few areas on our Site we ask you to provide Personal Information that will enable us to enhance your site visit, to register you for entitlement to access certain special features of the Site, to assist you with technical support issues or to follow up with you after your visit. It is completely optional for you to participate.
For example, we request information from you when you:
- Request specific information from an affiliate service through PriceAdvice
- Register for PriceAdvice collection services, PriceAdvice category management services, or any other features, content, or applications offered from time to time by PriceAdvice
- Provide feedback in an online survey
- Participate in a sweepstakes or other promotional offer
- Subscribe to a newsletter or a mailing list
- Fill out a support request
We also automatically receive and record information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, cookie information and the page you request. You can choose not to provide us with certain information, but then you might not be able to take advantage of some of our features.
PriceAdvice only uses your personal information for specific purposes
The Personal Information you provide will be kept confidential and used to support your customer relationship with PriceAdvice. Among other things, we want to help you quickly find information on our Site and alert you to product upgrades, special offers, updated information and other new products and services from PriceAdvice. PriceAdvice may enhance or merge your information collected at the Site with data from third parties for purposes of marketing products or services to you.
Periodically, we may send you information about our various products and services, or other products and services we feel may be of interest to you. These mailings may be sent electronically or in physical form. Only PriceAdvice (or agents or contractors working on behalf of PriceAdvice and under confidentiality agreements) will send you these mailings. If you do not want to receive such mailings, simply tell us when you give us your Personal Information. Or, at any time you can easily opt-out of receiving further marketing from PriceAdvice by contacting us and requesting to have your name removed from our marketing lists. In addition, with respect to mailings sent via email, you may also click the "unsubscribe" link in the email to have your email address removed from our marketing list. All requests to unsubscribe will be handled in a prompt and efficient manner and in accordance with applicable law.
Information Sharing and Disclosure to Third Parties
Agents or contractors of PriceAdvice may have access to your Personal Information for the purpose of performing services on behalf of PriceAdvice. All such agents or contractors who have access to your Personal Information are required to keep the information confidential and not use it for any other purpose than to carry out the services they are performing for PriceAdvice.
Except as set forth above, PriceAdvice does not rent, sell or share Personal Information it collects about you to or with third parties. Information collected from you is only used to complete and support your purchases from and use of the Site, to send you information about various products and services as described above,] and to comply with any requirements of law. PriceAdvice may disclose Personal Information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (1) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on PriceAdvice or this Site; (2) protect and defend the rights or property of PriceAdvice; or (3) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of PriceAdvice, its web sites or the public. If PriceAdvice should ever file for bankruptcy or merge with another company, we may sell the information you provide to us on this Site to a third party or share your Personal Information with any company with whom we merge.
Security of Your Information
PriceAdvice protects the security of your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts the information you input. You are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords or any account information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you're online. If you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return. While we strive to protect your personal information, PriceAdvice does not ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk.
The online store on this Site is designed to give you options concerning the privacy of your credit card information, name, address, e-mail and any other information you provide us. PriceAdvice is committed to data security with respect to information collected on our Site. We offer the industry standard security measures available through your browser (see above). If at any time you would like to make a purchase, but do not want to provide your credit card information online, you may contact a sales representative over the telephone.
Personal Information collected on this Site may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which PriceAdvice or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using this Site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.
This Site is not intended for or directed to persons under the age of 13. Any person who provides their information to PriceAdvice through the account login page for new customers or any other part of the web site represents to PriceAdvice that they are 13 years of age or older.
Changes to the Policy
Privacy Statement Effective Date: 12/01/2010. Material changes to this policy will be posted on PriceAdvice's Web site for 30 days.
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