Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.
The Information We Collect:
This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the FreeAnnualCreditReport.us website. On some pages, you can either order products, make requests, or register to receive materials. The types of personal information that may be collected at these pages are: Email address, Name, Address, Phone number, Fax Number, Company Name (if applicable). As with most other websites, we may collect and store some or all of the following data in our visitor log files: Your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider), the browser you used to visit our site (e.g., Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time of your visit, and which web pages you viewed throughout our site.
The Way We Use Information:
We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties. If available, you can register with our website if you would like to receive updates on our website. Information you submit on our website will not be used for this purpose unless you fill out the registration form.
We use non-identifying and aggregate information to better design our website and to share with advertisers. For example, we may tell an advertiser that X number of individuals visited a certain area on our website, or that Y number of visitors from a certain state filled out our registration form, but we would not disclose anything that could be used to identify those individuals.
We may also incorporate third party provided advertisements on FreeAnnualCreditReport.us to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use as cookies and other user analysis code within their ads. Advertisement code supplied by these providers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) may gather non-personal-indentifying information including the browser you are using, your IP address, your ISP, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This visitior information is generally used for showing certain ads based on related sites that you have visited (such as showing travel ads to someone who frequents travel sites). It may also be used for geotargeting purposes (for example showing locality based ads) or you likely have the option to disable or selectively turn off cookies (whether our site’s cooklies or third-party cookies) within in your browser settings. Please be aware that disabling cookies may affect your ability use all the features of our website or well as other websites that we may link to. This could include the inability to login into a site or use some of its features or areas.
Finally, we never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.
Our Commitment To Data Security
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Our Commitment To Children’s Privacy:
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our website from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.
How To Contact Us
Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please send us an email – (please see Contact Us)
Last Updated: Sep-11-2009
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