Information Collected by SeekVerify
SeekVerify is a database of publicly available sources of information aggregated for User convenience. Through SeekVerify, Visitors can access certain materials posted to or made available through the Site as compiled, distributed, and displayed by SeekVerify and other third-party content providers (“Third-Party Providers”) including, but not limited to, third-party websites or services that provide information about individuals (each, a “Search Subject”) that can be searched for and accessed through the Site (“SeekVerify Checks”).
SeekVerify gathers three types of information: information that User submit to us, information that is collected automatically about User usage of the Site, and information about Search Subjects.
Information You Submit to SeekVerify
We collect information that User provide when User use the Site, including, but not limited to, when User submit an online application to become a SeekVerify member (“Member”), which enables User to utilize a host of services made available to Members by and through the Site (“Member Services”); when User submit a request to opt out of SeekVerify’s People Search results; when User conduct a SeekVerify Check; or when User contact us with a question, comment, or request. This can include, but is not limited to, User: (a) e-mail address; (b) full name; (c) company name; (d) date of birth; (e) password; (f) mailing address; (g) credit card information; and (h) information associated with a Search Subject (such as a name, age, or address) that User use to conduct a SeekVerify Check.
Information Collected Automatically About Your Usage of the Site
As is true of most web sites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information may include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and/or clickstream data. We may combine this automatically collected log information with other information we collect about User. We do this to improve services we offer User, to improve marketing, analytics, or site functionality.
If User do not want the Site to collect this information through Cookies, User may set User web browser to reject Cookies from the Site, or to inform User when a Cookie has been sent to User’s computer and provide User with the opportunity to refuse that Cookie. Each web browser is different, so please check browser’s “Help” menu to learn how to change User Cookie preferences. Please be advised that where User' disable or reject Cookies, User may not be able to use the Member Services or experience the full functionality of the Site.
Technologies such as: cookies, beacons, tags and scripts are used by SeekVerify and our partners (such as marketing partners, data partners, analytics, financial, testing, optimization, and others), affiliates, or analytics or service providers (such as data providers, customer support, marketing, analytics, business development, affiliate, and other). These technologies are used in analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking User’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our User base as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual as well as aggregated basis.
Third parties with whom we partner to provide certain features on our site or to display advertising based upon User Web browsing activity use LSOs such as HTML 5 or Flash to collect and store information. Various browsers may offer their own management tools for removing HTML5 LSOs.
Behavioral Targeting / Re-Targeting
Information About Search Subjects
In connection with providing the SeekVerify Checks, we collect information about Search Subjects from our third-party data providers.
Use of Information Collected by SeekVerify
We use the information that we collect from User for a number of purposes, including:
When User submit a request to opt out of SeekVerify’s People Search results, we require that User provide an email address. SeekVerify only uses this email address to (i) send User an email to verify User request to opt out, (ii) communicate with User about questions User may ask concerning User opt-out status, and (iii) if User choose, to create a SeekVerify Opt-Out account to review the record(s) User have opted out on an ongoing basis. We will not sell the email address that User provide as part of the opt-out process, or use it for any other purpose, without User prior consent.
SeekVerify uses data about Search Subjects to provide responses to SeekVerify Checks performed through the Site.
Sharing of Information Collected by the Site
We may share the information we collect from User with third parties for the following purposes:
with affiliates and service providers who work on our behalf including, but not limited to: credit card processing companies to process User payments for goods and services and to verify that User credit card account is valid and active; e-mail service providers to send out e-mails on our behalf; sales partners to sell User our services; data partners to process data on our behalf (e.g., by removing duplicate information from User lists, by analyzing data); and marketing partners who may market our products to User on our behalf and provide analysis of such marketing efforts. These affiliates and service providers will have access to User information as needed to perform their functions on our behalf but we do not permit them to use User information for other purposes. In addition, apart from the circumstances described above, we will not share User credit card information with any third parties without User prior informed consent, although notwithstanding the foregoing, we reserve the right to share with third parties the fact that we have credit card information about User on file;
in connection with providing the SeekVerify Checks, with certain third-party companies (such as data partners) for the sole and exclusive purpose of verifying information applicable to the particular Search Subject. These third-party companies shall be subject to an obligation of confidentiality regarding such information, and shall not themselves store, save, or transfer such information other than as necessary to perform the applicable verification services. We will not share the information of the Search Subjects for any other purpose;
to any acquiring entity in connection with any sale, merger, consolidation, change in control, transfer of substantial assets, reorganization, or liquidation of SeekVerify;
to respond to a subpoena, court order, or legal process served on us or otherwise to comply with the law;
to protect the rights, property, or safety of User or others (e.g., by exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection purposes, by providing information to law enforcement where we believe the Site is being or has been used to commit unlawful acts).
We do not share precise geolocation information (such as collected from User mobile device) with third parties unless User expressly consent to such sharing.
In addition, we may share aggregate reports comprised of the demographic, usage, and/or other characteristics of our Visitors as a group, which will never identify User personally, with third parties.
Correcting, Updating, or Removing Member Information
If the information User submit to us changes, or if User no longer desire our services, User may correct, update, or request deletion of this information by making the change on User member information page or by contacting us at the contact information listed below.
We will retain the information that we have collected about User until User have requested deletion of the information. If User wish to cancel User Member account or SeekVerify Opt-Out account or request that we no longer use User information to provide User with services, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. However, we may retain some or all of User information after User request deletion or cancelation, as necessary, to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
We endeavor to keep all information that we collect from or about User protected both online and off-line. Unfortunately, no data security system or transmission over the Internet is guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect User personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that User transmit to us, and User do so at User own risk.
Where User receive marketing e-mails sent by us or one of our third-party advertisers, User may unsubscribe from receiving such marketing e-mails at any time by following the instructions contained at the end of the e-mail. We may maintain separate e-mail lists for different purposes, so User may need to unsubscribe from multiple lists. However, even where User unsubscribe from all of our and our third-party advertisers’ lists, User may receive marketing e-mails in the future if User opt in to a different e-mail marketing program, although User can always unsubscribe from such programs as well by following the instructions contained at the end of the any e-mail User receive.
You also may, at any time, notify SeekVerify that User do not wish to have SeekVerify disclose User information to third parties for the purposes of sending User marketing offers and promotions by visiting www.seekverify.com.
Information sent on behalf of third-party advertisers is prepared several days in advance, so User may continue to receive e-mail from us or our third-party advertisers for up to ten (10) days after submitting an unsubscribe request as detailed above.
Our Site offers publicly accessible blogs. You should be aware that any information User provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. In order to post comments within the blog area of our Site User must be a member of our service provider’s site. Our service provider will then allow us to view the comments before they are posted. To request removal of User personal information from our blog, contact us at email@example.com. In some cases, we may not be able to remove User personal information, in which case we will let User know if we are unable to do so and why.
Social Media Widgets
SeekVerify is sensitive to the issue of children's privacy. The Site, as well as its products and services, are not developed for or directed at children. Visitors under eighteen (18) years of age are not eligible to use the Site and we do not knowingly solicit or collect personal information from any Visitor that we actually know is under the age of eighteen (18). SeekVerify encourages parents and guardians to spend time online with their children and to participate and monitor the interactive activities of their children. If User believe that User child has provided SeekVerify with any personal information without User consent, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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