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Terms and Conditions
v2 - January 16th 2018
Terms and Conditions of Use:
Notice: Your use of this service means that you have accepted these terms in their entirety. If you do not agree with these terms in their entirety, please terminate the service.
III. Services; Obligations
You also confirm your authorization for CYBERSCOUT and the Third Party Providers, to obtain your credit profile and to access your credit report for your own use, to confirm your identity to avoid fraudulent transactions in your name, and to provide ongoing monitoring of your credit file while your membership is active. You further authorize CYBERSCOUT and the Third Party Providers to obtain various information and reports about you (or about your child that you have enrolled, if applicable) in order to provide the Services and/or services, including, but not limited to, address history reports, name and alias reports, criminal reports or sex offender reports, and to provide monitoring and alerts. You authorize CYBERSCOUT and the Third Party Providers to obtain and monitor such information solely in connection with the ID Protection Service, to provide Credit Reports, and provide Alerts of changes to your credit profile data.
You may opt-in to receive alerts via SMS (text) on your mobile device. This program is limited to participating wireless carriers. As always, your carrier’s message and data rates may apply for any messages you send or receive. By opting-in to receive alerts by text, you agree that CYBERSCOUT and the Third Party Providers are not liable for any such charges you incur.
After selecting to receive SMS alerts on the FraudScout website, you will receive an opt-in confirmation text. To confirm your opt-in, please reply with YES to 73261. To discontinue receiving SMS messages from us, text STOP to 73261. For additional help, text HELP to 73261 or contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-877-432-7463.
While enrolling for the Services, we will ask you for the following types of information: contact information (such as name, address, phone number, and e-mail address); sensitive information (such as date of birth, driver’s license number and social security number); personal information to verify your identity and financial information (such as credit card number). This information is required in order to verify your identity, charge you any agreed upon fees for our Services, and to fulfill our obligation to provide our Services to you, including communicating with third parties as necessary to provide such Services, such as identification verification companies, consumer reporting agencies, credit bureaus, payment validation companies, law enforcement agencies, or others.
You agree that you will use the Services to protect against or prevent actual fraud, unauthorized transactions, claims or other liabilities.
V. Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND THAT THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE".
CYBERSCOUT, COMPANY, AND THE THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO: (1) THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT; AND (2) ANY WARRANTY THAT THE SERVICES ARE ACCURATE, TIMELY, COMPLETE, OR CURRENT. CYBERSCOUT, COMPANY, AND THE THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR INJURY ARISING OUT OF OR CAUSED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY USE OF THE SERVICES OR THE DATA THEREIN.
We are not a credit repair organization, or similarly regulated organization under other applicable laws, and do not provide credit repair advice. We pride ourselves on providing high quality personalized identity theft management and resolution services. However, we are not obligated or responsible for providing assistance for any request based on (a) an act of fraud, deceit, collusion, dishonesty or criminal act by you or any person acting in concert with you, or by any authorized representative of you, whether acting alone or in collusion with you or others, (b) authorized charges that you have disputed based on the quality of goods or services, (c) authorized account transactions or trades that you have disputed, or are disputing, based on the execution (or non-execution) of electronic transfers, trades or other verbal or written instructions or directions, (d) charges or activity that you personally conducted, transacted or otherwise participated in (e) losses, damages or expenses that were incurred or commenced and known or discovered prior to the use of ‘Services’, (f) charges, accounts, or activity that you personally conducted, transacted or otherwise participated in or (g) situations arising from any civil dispute matter. We reserve the right not to provide you with any fraud resolution assistance in the event CYBERSCOUT determines that you knew, or should reasonably have known, of an act of Identity Theft that commenced prior to your use of ‘Services’. If at any time you cancel your membership, CYBERSCOUT is no longer obligated to provide any additional fraud resolution assistance.
CYBERSCOUT, COMPANY, AND THE THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT (i) PAST IDENTITY FRAUD WILL BE RESOLVED, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, (ii) FUTURE IDENTITY FRAUD WILL BE PREVENTED, (iii) THE SERVICES WILL MEET REQUIREMENTS OF THE CUSTOMER OR THE FAMILY MEMBER, (iv) THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (v) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICES WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, OR (vi) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED THROUGH THE SERVICES OR VIA CYBERSCOUT WILL MEET THE EXPECTATIONS OF THE CUSTOMER.
VI. Limitation of Liability
SUBJECT TO PARAGRAPH V.A ABOVE, YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT CYBERSCOUT, COMPANY, AND THE THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR:
ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES WHICH MAY BE INCURRED BY YOU, HOWEVER CAUSED AND UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY. THIS SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, ANY LOSS OF PROFIT (WHETHER INCURRED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY), ANY LOSS OF GOODWILL OR BUSINESS REPUTATION, ANY LOSS OF DATA SUFFERED, COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSS; OR
ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE WHICH MAY BE INCURRED BY YOU, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OR DAMAGE AS A RESULT OF:
ANY RELIANCE PLACED BY YOU ON THE COMPLETENESS, ACCURACY OR EXISTENCE OF ANY ADVERTISING, OR AS A RESULT OF ANY RELATIONSHIP OR TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND ANY ADVERTISER OR SPONSOR WHOSE ADVERTISING APPEARS ON THE SERVICES OR SITE;
ANY CHANGES WHICH WE MAY MAKE TO THE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY PERMANENT OR TEMPORARY CESSATION IN THE PROVISION OF THE SERVICES (OR ANY FEATURES WITHIN THE SERVICES);
THE DELETION OF, CORRUPTION OF, OR FAILURE TO STORE, ANY CONTENT AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS DATA MAINTAINED OR TRANSMITTED BY OR THROUGH YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES;
YOUR FAILURE TO PROVIDE US WITH ACCURATE ACCOUNT INFORMATION; OR
YOUR FAILURE TO KEEP YOUR PASSWORD OR ACCOUNT DETAILS SECURE AND CONFIDENTIAL.
THE LIMITATIONS ON OUR LIABILITY TO YOU IN PARAGRAPH VI.A ABOVE SHALL APPLY WHETHER OR NOT THE PARTIES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF OR SHOULD HAVE BEEN AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH LOSSES ARISING AND SHALL APPLY IN ANY ACTION ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE SERVICES OR FROM DATA LOSSES, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), INTENDED CONDUCT OR OTHERWISE. THESE LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY NOTWITHSTANDING THE FAILURE OF ANY ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY.
Without limiting the foregoing, under no circumstances shall we or our partners be held liable for any delay or failure in performance resulting directly or indirectly from acts of nature, forces, or causes beyond its reasonable control, including, without limitation, Internet failures, computer equipment failures, telecommunication equipment failures, other equipment failures, electrical power failures, strikes, labor disputes, riots, insurrections, civil disturbances, shortages of labor or materials, fires, floods, storms, explosions, acts of God, acts of terrorism, war, governmental actions, orders of domestic or foreign courts or tribunals, non-performance of third parties, or loss of or fluctuations in heat, light, or air conditioning.
VII. International Use
Because you can access this Site and use the Services internationally, you agree to follow all local rules about the Internet, data, e-mail, and privacy. Specifically, you agree to follow all laws that apply to transmitting technical data exported from the United States or the country of your residence. Services and products are only available to United States citizens, green-card holders or any person with a valid Social Security Number issued by the United States
VIII. Applicable Law
The materials related to the Services are designed for use by residents of the United States and its territories and possessions. We perform the Services through our corporate headquarters within the State of Arizona. This Agreement shall be governed, interpreted, and enforced according to the laws of the State of Arizona, regardless of Arizona’s conflict of laws provisions.
YOU UNDERSTAND THAT COMPANY IS NOT PROVIDING ANY OF THE SERVICES, AND AS SUCH, YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD COMPANY HARMLESS AGAINST ANY SERVICE YOU OBTAIN HEREUNDER.
X. Your passwords and account security
You agree and understand that you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of passwords associated with any account you use to access the Services.
Accordingly, you agree that you will be solely responsible to us for all activities that occur under your account.
If you become aware of any unauthorized use of your password or of your account, you agree to notify us immediately.
XI. Ending your relationship with Us
If you want to terminate your legal agreement with us, you may do so by (a) notifying us at any time and (b) closing your accounts for all of the Services which you use, where we have made this option available to you. Please contact our customer service department to close your account.
We may at any time, terminate our legal agreement with you if:
We are required to do so by law (for example, where the provision of the Services to you is, or becomes, unlawful); or
The provision of the Services to you by us is, in our opinion, no longer commercially viable.
We are not responsible for delay or failure to perform due to causes beyond our reasonable control.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
XIII. Cancel Policy
To cancel service, you must call Customer Service at 877-432-7463 and request a cancellation of service and/or a refund. Once enrollment has been completed:
A. If your account has yearly billing:
1. We bill a renewal fee on the anniversary date of purchase unless your subscription is cancelled on or before 30 days of the anniversary date.
2. The following pro rata policy shall apply:
Within 30 days: 75% of fees paid
Within 60 days: 50% of fees paid
Within 90 days: 25% of fees paid
After 90 days: Not eligible for a refund
B. If your account has monthly billing:
1. All collected fees are non-refundable.
2. If your request is made 48 hours or more before your next credit card billing date, the next monthly fee will be cancelled along with the subscription of services.
3. If your request is made with less than 48 hours of your next credit card billing date, your credit card will be charged for the next month and subscription of services will be cancelled. The fee for the month after next and all other subsequent months will be cancelled.
If you enrolled in FraudScout using a credit card with monthly billing and wish to switch to another offered monitoring bundle, you may do so on your FraudScout website (go to “Edit My Profile” and then the “Subscription” tab). We will immediately begin charging your credit card at the full monthly rate for the new bundle -- We will not prorate the monthly fee or refund any payments you made prior to switching bundles. The change will also be applied to any household members on your account. Switching is not permitted if your account has yearly billing.
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THE FOLLOWING PROVISIONS APPLY ONLY TO “THREE BUREAU PRODUCTS AND SERVICES” PROVIDED BY TRANSUNION INTERACTIVE, INC.:
TransUnion Interactive, Inc. Service Agreement For Three Bureau (3B) Products and Services
Important Credit Monitoring Information
Credit Monitoring (including TransUnion Credit Monitoring Basic, TransUnion Credit Monitoring, and other credit monitoring products offered on or through this site) is provided by TransUnion Interactive, Inc. Credit Monitoring monitors one or more of your credit files, depending upon the type of Credit Monitoring you purchase, which are separately owned and/or maintained by each of the applicable credit bureaus: TransUnion LLC, Experian, and Equifax. Credit Monitoring monitors the credit file most closely identified with you based on multiple identifying factors such as first, middle and last names, current and former addresses, Social Security number and date of birth. Credit Monitoring may not advise or alert you if an item of identifying information about you (including your name or address or Social Security number) is contained in the applicable credit bureau’s credit file of another person, and will not provide you with any information contained in another individual’s credit file. Credit Monitoring does not monitor, compare or cross-reference your credit file(s) with the credit files(s) of any other person.
Please remember that there are different processing times for the commencement of monitoring at each credit reporting bureau, therefore you may not be enrolled in all of them at the same time. Monitoring with TransUnion LLC usually begins within 48 hours of enrollment. Monitoring with Equifax and Experian takes on average approximately 4 days to begin, though in some cases monitoring cannot be initiated during the trial period (if a trial period applies). TransUnion Interactive does not control and is not responsible for the enrollment process.
Your order of any three bureau credit monitoring product is conditioned upon successful enrollment by at least one credit bureau in its credit monitoring product. If no credit bureau is able to enroll you in its credit monitoring program, your order will be cancelled, and you will not receive alerts or monitoring of changes to any of your credit files. In the event that one or two credit bureaus, but not all three bureaus, are able to enroll you in their credit monitoring, credit monitoring will be provided by the bureau or bureaus that were able to enroll you; you will not receive alerts or monitoring of changes to the credit files of the bureau or bureaus that were not able to enroll you in their respective credit monitoring programs.
In the event you order a three-bureau credit monitoring product through this site (the “Site”), by placing your order, you agree that, if fewer than all three credit bureaus enroll you in their credit monitoring, TransUnion Interactive is authorized to monitor only the credit files at the bureau or bureaus that enrolled you. Any such credit monitoring will be provided at the price agreed upon; you will not be eligible for a price reduction, discount or refund. TransUnion Interactive will notify you in the event that fewer than all three credit bureaus enroll you in credit monitoring, but such notification may not occur during your trial period, if any.
Images, text, screens, web pages, materials, data, content and other information (“Content”) used and displayed on the Site, including but not limited to TransUnion®, TransUnion Interactive®, TrueCredit®, TrueCredit® and Design, and Manage Your Credit Manage Your Life™ are the property of TransUnion Interactive or its licensors and are protected by copyright, trademark and other laws. In addition to its rights in individual elements of the Content within the Site, TransUnion Interactive owns copyright or patent rights in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such Content. You may copy the Content from the Site for your personal or educational use only, provided that each copy includes any copyright, trademark or service mark notice or attribution as they appear on the pages copied. Except as provided in the preceding sentence, none of the Content may be copied, displayed, distributed, downloaded, licensed, modified, published, reposted, reproduced, reused, sold, transmitted, used to create a derivative work or otherwise used for public or commercial purposes without the express written permission of TransUnion Interactive or the owner of the Content.
ALL THREE BUREAU (3B) PRODUCTS AND SERVICES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, MONITORING, ALERTS, REPORTS AND SCORES, MADE AVAILABLE ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THIS SITE, ARE PROVIDED TO YOU “AS IS”. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, NEITHER TRANSUNION INTERACTIVE NOR ITS AFFILIATES OR DATA SUPPLIERS MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER AS TO THE CONTENT, MEMBERSHIPS, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES AVAILABLE ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE SITE, THAT A USER WILL HAVE CONTINUOUS, UNINTERRUPTED OR SECURE ACCESS TO OUR SITE, MEMBERSHIPS, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OR THAT OUR SITE, MEMBERSHIPS, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES WILL BE ERROR-FREE. IN ADDITION, TRANSUNION INTERACTIVE AND ITS AFFILIATES AND DATA SUPPLIERS DISCLAIM ALL EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT AND INFORMATIONAL CONTENT. THEREFORE, YOU AGREE THAT YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR SITE, MEMBERSHIPS, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND CONTENT ARE AT YOUR OWN RISK. BY USING THIS SITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT NEITHER TRANSUNION INTERACTIVE NOR ITS AFFILIATES AND DATA SUPPLIERS HAVE ANY LIABILITY TO YOU (WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE) FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SITE, CONTENT, MEMBERSHIPS, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES (EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), INCLUDING LIABILITY ASSOCIATED WITH ANY VIRUSES WHICH MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT.
Registration and Accurate Information
If you decide to register on this Site to purchase three bureau products and services, you may be required to register, provide personal information, and select a user name and password. You agree to provide accurate information in your registration and not to share your password with third parties. You agree not to impersonate another person or to select or use a user name or password of another person. You agree to notify TransUnion Interactive promptly of any unauthorized use of your account and of any loss, theft or disclosure of your password. Failure to comply with these requirements shall constitute a breach of these terms and conditions and shall constitute grounds for immediate termination of your TransUnion Interactive account and your right to use the Site. Online access to consumer credit report information is subject to verification of the identity of the user.
By using this Site, you agree that TransUnion Interactive and its affiliates may use and share your personal information in accordance with the terms of TransUnion Interactive’s Privacy Statement. TransUnion Interactive’s privacy statement can be reached at the following link: https://membership.tui.transunion.com/tucm/support.page?panel=privacy.
Fair Credit Reporting Act
The Fair Credit Reporting Act allows you to obtain from each credit reporting agency a disclosure of all the information in your credit file at the time of the request. Full disclosure of information in your file at a credit reporting agency must be obtained directly from such credit reporting agency. The credit reports provided or requested through our Site are not intended to constitute the disclosure of information by a credit reporting agency as required by the Fair Credit Reporting Act or similar laws.
Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act you are entitled to receive an annual free disclosure of your credit report from each of the national credit reporting agencies. For more information visit the credit report section in the Learning Center, available from most pages of the Site.
You are entitled to receive a free copy of your credit report from a credit reporting agency if:
You have been denied or were otherwise notified of an adverse action related to credit, insurance, employment, or a government granted license or other government granted benefit within the past sixty (60) days based on information in a credit report provided by such agency.
You have been denied house/apartment rental or were required to pay a higher deposit than usually required within the past sixty (60) days based on information in a credit report provided by such agency.
You certify in writing that you are unemployed and intend to apply for employment during the sixty (60) day period beginning on the date on which you made such certification.
You certify in writing that you are a recipient of public welfare assistance.
You certify in writing that you have reason to believe that your file at such credit reporting agency contains inaccurate information due to fraud.
In addition, if you reside in the state of Colorado, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, or Vermont, you are entitled to receive a free copy of your credit report once a year and if you reside in the state of Georgia, you are entitled to receive a free copy of your credit report twice a year. Otherwise, a consumer reporting agency may impose a reasonable charge for providing you with a copy of your credit report.
The Fair Credit Reporting Act provides that you may dispute inaccurate or incomplete information in your credit report. YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO PURCHASE YOUR CREDIT REPORT FROM TRANSUNION INTERACTIVE IN ORDER TO DISPUTE INACCURATE OR INCOMPLETE INFORMATION IN YOUR REPORT OR TO RECEIVE A COPY OF YOUR REPORT FROM EQUIFAX, EXPERIAN OR TRANSUNION, THE THREE NATIONAL CREDIT REPORTING AGENCIES, OR FROM ANY OTHER CREDIT REPORTING AGENCY.
It may be the policies of Equifax, Experian and/or TransUnion to provide a complimentary copy of the consumer credit report under circumstances other than those described above. If you wish to contact Equifax, Experian or TransUnion to obtain a copy of your credit report directly from such agency or if you wish to dispute information contained in an Equifax, Experian or TransUnion credit report file, see the contact information and dispute process description contained in the Learning Center or from the inaccuracies tab on your credit report. The form of credit report and related disclosures provided directly by such agencies to you may differ from those provided by TransUnion Interactive.
TransUnion Interactive’s online credit report has been specially designed for consumer ease-of-use. Color illustrations, analysis information and helpful links on TransUnion Interactive’s credit report make it easy for you to understand and manage your credit.
The laws applicable to the interpretation of these terms and conditions shall be the laws of the State of Delaware, USA, and applicable federal law, without regard to any conflict of law provisions. TransUnion Interactive can provide credit reports only for individuals who have established credit in the United States. Those who choose to access three bureau products and services through this Site from outside the United States do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws. You agree that any and all disputes arising under this Agreement or out of TransUnion Interactive’s provision of three bureau products and services to you, if submitted to a court of law, shall be submitted to the state and federal courts of New Castle County, Delaware, USA.
Policy Regarding Children
We define children as individuals under the age of 16. The Site is not intended for the use of children and we do not intend to collect information about children through the Site. You must be at least 18 to access any three bureau products and services through this Site.
v1 - May 11th 2018
This policy may change from time to time. Please check this policy each time you use our web site in order to have the most current information on this topic.
In all circumstances, we take reasonable steps to:
Give you, a customer of CyberScout or as a user of our web site, clear notice when we are requesting information from you, the types of information we request from you, the general purposes for which that information will be used or disclosed, the categories of users to whom we provide the information;
Offer you the ability to opt out of such uses;
Maintain accurate records and provide you access to your personally identifiable information; and
Use safe and secure systems, physical and electronic, to safeguard your non-public personal information.
Why we collect non-public personal information
As a customer of CyberScout or as a user of our web site, we want you to know that we will only collect your non-public personal information for the following reasons:
To enroll you as a customer or complete a transaction
To resolve a case of identity theft
To send email newsletters and other information to individuals enrolled in our consumer education services or other programs
In each of these circumstances, we will only collect and use the minimum information needed to accomplish the stated purpose, and only with your full knowledge and consent. In many of these circumstances, our principal role is actually to facilitate a relationship in which you provide your information directly to a third party — for instance, to place a fraud alert with a credit reporting agency or to file a police report. In such cases, CyberScout may not need to collect your information at all.
How we collect non-public personal information
When you visit the CyberScout web site, you are able to do so anonymously. Generally, we don't collect non-public personal information when you browse — not even your email address. CyberScout does collect general Internet data, such as how often each of our web pages was visited and how much time was spent on each page. None of this information identifies you personally. We use it only to analyze traffic patterns on our web site in order to make our site more useful to our visitors.
The CyberScout web site contains links to other sites. CyberScout does not share your non-public personal information with those web sites and is not responsible for their privacy practices, which may differ from ours in significant ways. We encourage you to learn about the privacy policies of those web sites and the companies that operate them.
The CyberScout web site contains links to other sites. CyberScout Unlike most web sites, we do not use cookie technology on the CyberScout web site. However, web sites to which we link may use cookie technology to gather and store data about their visitors. Cookies contain a small amount of information, possibly including non-public personal information that allows a web server to recognize you whenever you visit. Again, we encourage you to familiarize yourself with the privacy and information collection practices of any web site you visit.
We also receive information from you online when you send us email, applications and other forms, or when you register at our web sites. We may also collect information about your transactions with us or with our direct partners, such as what products and services you ordered. In each of these circumstances, as mentioned above, we will only collect and use the minimum information needed to accomplish the stated purpose, and only with your full knowledge and consent. We will never share this information with any third party.
If circumstances arise in which we need to use your non-public personal information differently from what is stated at the time of collection, we will try to contact you using the most recent information we have. If you have not given us permission to communicate with you, you will not be contacted, nor will we use your personal information in a new manner.
The CyberScout web site is not intended for the use of children, defined as individuals under the age of 18. We do not knowingly solicit personal information from children or send them requests for non-public personal information.
When and to whom we disclose non-public personal information
We will never disclose your non-public personal information to any third party or affiliate under normal circumstances.
As mentioned above, there are circumstances in which you yourself may provide non-public personal information to third parties involved in the crisis resolution process. Such information will be provided directly by you to the parties in question. Such third parties might include:
a credit reporting agency representative, in the course of placing a fraud alert;
a police officer, in the course of filing a police report;
an insurance claims officer, in the course of filing an insurance claim; or
a representative of a financial institution or credit card company.
At times we may be required by law or legal process to disclose your personal information. We will comply with any such law or legal process.
How we protect your non-public personal information
CyberScout uses highly secure physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard the confidentiality and security of the data you provide to us.
None of your non-public personal information will ever be disclosed by us to any third party or affiliate.
Only authorized employees of CyberScout will have access to the data that you provide to us, and that access is granted only on a "need to know" basis.
In cases of identity theft crisis resolution, only the advocate working on the case and key administrative supervisors have access to your non-public personal information.
All stored personal data is electronically encrypted.
We will never transmit any personal data that you provide to us over the public Internet.
Any data that we transmit over a private network will be sent via secure, encrypted channels.
Likewise, we urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal data, both on and off the Internet.
Access to your non-public personal information
You always have access to the information we have about you. If you would like to review non-public personal information that CyberScout may have about you, contact your advocate or call 1.877.432.7463
Our companywide commitment to privacy
To make sure your non-public personal information remains confidential, we communicate these privacy guidelines to every CyberScout employee.