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Dec 1, 2006
BeatTheRecession.com is vigilant about protecting your privacy as a consumer. As an e-mail serving company, we understand better than most the need for you to maintain control over your personal data when using the Internet. We maintain your privacy through the enforcement of strict internal polices that exceed industry standards.
We Protect Your Right to Privacy
BeatTheRecession.com respects your privacy. Our guidelines for protecting the information you provide us during a visit to our Web site or when you subscribe to one of our daily lists appear below. Furthermore, BeatTheRecession.com is an active member of the DMA (Direct Marketing Association) and the Association of Interactive Marketing (AIM). DMA and AIM are independent, non-profit trade associations whose mission is to build users’ trust and confidence in the Internet by promoting the principles of full disclosure and informed consent. Because we want to demonstrate our commitment to your privacy, we have agreed to disclose our information practices and to have our privacy practices reviewed and audited for compliance by not only our affiliates, but also our subscribers. Our privacy practices treat the following:
* What information we gather/track
* How we use the information
* With whom we share the information
* Our opt-out policy
* Our policy on correcting and updating personally identifiable information
* Our policy on deleting or deactivating your name from our database
This statement discloses the privacy practices for www.BeatTheRecession.com. We have designed BeatTheRecession.com so that no personal identifying information is displayed online or is accessible to the general public.
Use of Data
We collect only the following information about our users that has been entered on the subscription page. This data includes: name, e-mail address, zip code, state, and country and other attributes related to the site and the list. We use the name and e-mail address to manage registrations. We do not sell or distribute that information to any third party. We do not reveal your e-mail address or other personal information, except to complete transactions with our third party suppliers. The zip code, state, and country information is used only to assess our needs in the way of technology, for the purposes of offering the best possible service to our world-wide customer base. We do not sell or distribute this information to any third party. Information such as name, phone number, and credit card numbers are collected through third party partners of BeatTheRecession.com, such as CyberCash, Gator, and their intermediaries. BeatTheRecession.com does not gather or maintain a database of such information.
Use of Your E-mail Address
If you give us permission to market to you when you provide us with your e-mail address either during the subscription process or make a purchase from us, we will occasionally send you e-mail with recommendations or notices of new products, prices, and services. This e-mail may include paid advertisements from third parties. At the time that you register, you will be given an opportunity to opt-in to receive these services. Even if you do decide to opt-in during the registration or purchasing process, you will always be allowed to easily opt-out of this type of e-mail service, simply by following the instructions at the bottom of the e-mail message.
Certain online applications, such as the various elements of the deployed e-mail, employ proprietary technology to scan your computer system and retrieve information regarding your installed software and hardware. This information is used solely to provide the services you have chosen to subscribe to or use. The information gathered by these applications is used only to generate output directed to you and is not aggregated or used for any other purpose. It is not stored along with any identifying information about you, nor is it sold, rented, or shared with any outside parties in any form whatever.
During the BeatTheRecession.com registration or subscription process, we ask you to provide us with contact information, such as name, e-mail address, zip code, state, and country and other applicable data for the site/list that you have subscribed to.
Sharing of Information
We do not sell, rent, or share any customer information that we collect on our site. By contract, third parties such as CyberCash and Gator must comply with their own privacy policies with regard to the renting, selling, or sharing of information. As partners of BeatTheRecession.com, they must also offer BeatTheRecession.com customers the chance to opt- out of information sharing. For advertising purposes, visitor and customer information is statistically aggregated and reported to advertisers. However, we do not disclose to these entities any information that could be used to personally identify you, such as your name, e-mail address, account, password, or transaction history.
BeatTheRecession.com has a number of relationships with business partners. These business partners provide a number of different services. Our Email Service Provider (ESP) provides e-mail transaction services for BeatTheRecession.com.
When a user or a company signs up to be a BeatTheRecession.com affiliate, they do so through BeatTheRecession.com Affiliates page. BeatTheRecession.com does NOT share personally identifiable information about affiliates. This information is not sold, shared, or rented to any third party, and is used internally only to manage and maintain relationships with affiliates.
BeatTheRecession.com uses software tags called “cookies” to identify customers when they visit our site. Cookies are used to manage subscribers’ permissions and rights. Additionally, cookies help us to identify returning users so that we don’t ask them to register with every visit. They help us understand your buying preferences and customize our service to your needs. By recording which areas of the site you visit, cookies allow us to present information, products, and special offers that are most likely to be of interest to you. The information we collect with cookies is not sold, rented, or shared with any outside parties. We also ask you if you would like to fill in your first name in a box for the purpose of personalizing your BeatTheRecession.com experience. We cannot provide subscription services to users whose browsers are set to reject cookies. We also allow advertisers to set cookies in BeatTheRecession.com visitors’ browsers. BeatTheRecession.com does not have access to the information contained in advertisers’ cookies.
BeatTheRecession.com maintains log files of the traffic that visits BeatTheRecession.com site. We do not link any information gathered in these log files to personally identifiable information. Log files are used to manage traffic loads and information technology requirements for providing reliable service. Information collected includes IP addresses, browser types and operating system.
Newsletters are mailed only to users who have subscribed to the newsletter service. Users who wish to receive the newsletter must double opt-in. This means that when someone points their browser to BeatTheRecession.com website subscription page and enters their e-mail address and other requested data, an automatic reply will be generated by BeatTheRecession.com system. This e-mail will state that your e-mail has been sent to BeatTheRecession.com to subscribe to the selected newsletter. To confirm this subscription, the recipient must respond to this e-mail by clicking on the link provided in this automatically generated reply to the initial subscription. Users who have subscribed can quickly and easily cancel their newsletter subscription by following instructions contained in each issue of the newsletter. Only an e-mail address is required to receive the newsletter.
We collect user feedback. We do not typically respond to user feedback in the form of e-mail. We do cull testimonials that appear on the site from our feedback form, but only after we have obtained permission from the senders. Users who would like a response to specific questions concerning the service or their subscriptions are directed to the webmaster of that site. These questions will be responded to as quickly as possible. We read all of our customer service queries and use the information contained therein only to resolve the question at hand. We also post surveys on our site, ranging from one to ten questions. These surveys are optional and all information is collected anonymously. The information is collected to better understand our user population. It is not sold or transferred to any third party.
All information gathered on BeatTheRecession.com site is stored and maintained in secure facilities that limit access to authorized personnel only. These personnel can only access the information through a series of access-control procedures. All BeatTheRecession.com employees are briefed about the company’s privacy and security policies on a regular basis. BeatTheRecession.com Web site is regularly tested for security breaches to ensure that all information collected is secure from unauthorized viewing.
For parents concerning privacy:
On BeatTheRecession.com sites targeted to children, BeatTheRecession.com clearly states and requires that children must consult with their parents before furnishing data. However, BeatTheRecession.com believes that parents have a responsibility to supervise their children’s online activities and should consider using parental control tools available from online services and software manufacturers that may help to provide a child-friendly online environment. These tools may also prevent children from disclosing online their name, address, and other personal information without parental permission. Personal information about or obtained from a child will not be used for commercial or trade purposes without the prior written consent of a parent or legal guardian of the child
Opt Out Information
In each email sent to you is a unique Opt-Out Link. Just click on this and you will be removed immediately.