Information Collection and Use
DATA SECURE PLUS collects certain information from its users by several methods, which methods are set forth below:
Cookies. DATA SECURE PLUS’s website may use “cookies” in certain instances. A “cookie” is a file placed on your personal computer’s hard drive by a web site that allows the site to monitor your use of the site. The cookies are used to save your preferences and login information, and provide personalized website access. Users can reject cookies by changing their browser settings, but this may have an adverse effect on some of the website’s functionality.
Web server logs. When a user visits the DATA SECURE PLUS website, DATA SECURE PLUS or its website service provider may track information to administer the site and analyze the use of the website. Examples of information DATA SECURE PLUS may track include:
Which pages were viewed;
Number of visits;
Peak visiting times;
Number of unique visitors;
Number of new visitors;
Number of repeat visitors;
Number of unique hosts;
Number of error messages;
Length of visit;
Your internet service provider;
Your domain; and
Most popular browser.
Information Entered by User. Certain pages on the website allow users to register to purchase identity theft-related products and services, receive content and otherwise conduct various activities on the website. When users register, DATA SECURE PLUS may ask them for certain unique personal information. If you are purchasing identity theft services and the like, DATA SECURE PLUS will request personal information, including financial information to complete payment in connection with enrollment.
Finally, you may be asked to disclose personal information to us so that we can provide assistance and information to you in connection with technical assistance and other issues related to the website.
Additional Details Regarding DATA SECURE PLUS’s Information Collection
Information about DATA SECURE PLUS subscribers and their website usage is maintained in a secure environment. This information is not shared with third parties for marketing purposes. DATA SECURE PLUS does not disclose any information about any subscriber’s usage of the website or DATA SECURE PLUS identity theft recovery services, except to enforce the terms of our subscriber agreements or as required by law. DATA SECURE PLUS also may also provide summary statistics about users’ membership for services, website usage patterns and related site information to third parties. These statistics would not include personal identification information, but would only be used to provide new product and service offerings to DATA SECURE PLUS customers.
DATA SECURE PLUS uses technical security measures to prevent the loss, misuse, and alteration of information under DATA SECURE PLUS’s control. SHA2 encryption for PCI compliance is utilized and as such credit card data and passwords are never about to be seen unencrypted. All DATA SECURE PLUS’s websites exceed the PCI security standards and are scanned for vulnerabilities every 24 hours.
Third Party Access to Information
DATA SECURE PLUS will share your personal data only (i) as required by law or as needed in connection with the transfer of DATA SECURE PLUS’s business assets (to comport with U.S. law, DATA SECURE PLUS does not share information with any unaffiliated third parties for marketing purposes); (ii) with other DATA SECURE PLUS businesses, if any, and (iii) with agents and third party product and service providers who use subscribers’ information on DATA SECURE PLUS’s behalf, as in the event that a third party entity provides identity theft protection services for DATA SECURE PLUS subscribers.
Links to Other Companies’ Sites
Although the DATA SECURE PLUS website does not currently contain links to sites maintained by companies that are unaffiliated to DATA SECURE PLUS, the potential exists that such links may be present in the future, from time to time. In such event, DATA SECURE PLUS will not be responsible for the privacy policies and/or procedures or the content of such third party websites.
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE SERVICES SHALL NOT INCLUDE THE PLACING OF FRAUD ALERTS WITH ANY CONSUMER CREDIT REPORTING AGENCIES. YOU ALSO UNDERSTAND AND AGREE, THOUGH IT IS NOT LIKELY, THAT THERE MAY BE A DELAY OF SEVERAL DAYS BETWEEN THE TIME IN WHICH YOU SUBSCRIBE FOR SERVICES UNTIL THE SERVICES ARE ACTUALLY ACTIVATED. DATA SECURE PLUS reserves the right to modify, suspend or discontinue the Services at any time, with or without notice or liability to you; provided, however that DATA SECURE PLUS shall provide a partial reimbursement for any fees paid in connection with the Services through the date that such Services were discontinued. DATA SECURE PLUS does not provide partial reimbursement of any fees when a membership is terminated.
If you are using an activation code in connection with your Membership, you are restricted to a one-time use of such activation code. Any subsequent use of the activation code by you, your family members or any other individuals will result in immediate termination of any associated Services without notice.
Private Information Authorization
You understand and agree that you are providing DATA SECURE PLUS with your “written instructions” in accordance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and you are authorizing DATA SECURE PLUS to obtain personal information on your behalf and, as the case may be, your family members’ behalves, to the extent that such family members have been included in the Membership (including minor children) for the purpose of providing the Services, including, as applicable to your Membership and any future Services you may order, identity theft resolution, recovery and restoration services.
The Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) requires each of the nationwide consumer reporting companies — Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion — to provide you with a free copy of your credit report, at your request, once every 12 months. The FCRA promotes the accuracy and privacy of information in the files of the nation’s consumer reporting companies. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, enforces the FCRA with respect to consumer reporting companies. Failure to comply with the FCRA can result in state, federal and private enforcement actions or lawsuits. In addition, any person who knowingly and willfully obtains a consumer credit report or disclosure under false pretenses may face criminal prosecution.
The FCRA also permits you to dispute inaccurate information in your credit report without charge. ACCURATE INFORMATION CANNOT BE CHANGED. You do not have to purchase the Services in order to dispute inaccurate or incomplete information in your credit file, or to receive a copy of your consumer credit report.
YOU AND DATA SECURE PLUS HAVE ENTERED INTO THESE TERMS, WHETHER ELECTRONICALLY, BY RECORDED VOICE AUTHORIZATION, OR VIA PHYSICAL COPY, INTENDING TO BE BOUND BY YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS. IN THE FUTURE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND TO THESE TERMS, AND MODIFICATIONS HERETO, BY CONTINUING TO USE OUR SERVICES AFTER SUCH MODIFICATIONS HAVE BEEN POSTED TO THE WEBSITE OR SENT TO THE EMAIL ADDRESS YOU HAVE PROVIDED. ANY OTHER COMMUNICATIONS, INCLUDING BILLING, PAYMENT, AND/OR DISCLOSURES WILL BE MADE VIA THE EMAIL ADDRESS ASSOCIATED WITH YOUR ACCOUNT OR BE POSTED TO THE WEBSITE.
LAST REVISED: September 2016