At Scam Informer we provide the intelligent connection of customers and businesses. Whether you are a consumer seeking a deal or a merchant trying to acquire or keep customers, we want to keep offering you outstanding value so that you continue to use our services. We believe you should be able to share and collaborate on our platform in a secure hosted environment.
In the registration process, we collect registration information from our users, including name, user name, and password, contact information such as email, address and telephone number. Each of these different types of information is used to provide the Scam Informer service. Registration information is used to authenticate users and recall their merchant sites, contact information is used to provide information on service updates.
In the operation of the Scam Informer service, we collect and store merchant and consumer information in order to provide connection services. This data is gathered from a variety of sources and enables us to prepare merchant sites, provide services to consumers with minimal data entry, and verify that sites are validly controlled by those who claim to represent businesses. Scam Informer will continue to make your data available to you on the Scam Informer platform as long as you are a user according to the terms and conditions of the Scam Informer Terms of Service. Please consult that agreement as well as this policy to understand your rights and responsibilities as a user of the Scam Informer platform.
Scam Informer may also collect and analyze from visitors and users certain information regarding the use of Scam Informer's services and Scam Informer site activity. Information collected may include but is not limited to web site traffic volume, frequency of visits, type and time of transactions, type of browser and operating system, etc. This information is logged to help diagnose technical problems, administer the site, and improve the quality and types of service delivered. We may provide non-identifying and aggregate usage and volume statistical information derived from the actions of our visitors and customers to third parties in order to demonstrate the value we deliver to users.
We may share your personal or business information as described below:
Affiliated Businesses We Do Not Control: We anticipate that we may become affiliated with a variety of businesses and work closely with them. In certain situations, these businesses may operate stores at our website, sell items to you through the website or offer you products or services that may be of interest to you. In other situations, Scam Informer may provide services, or sell products jointly with affiliated businesses. You can easily recognize when an affiliated business is associated with a particular opportunity or transaction, and we will share user information that is related to such opportunity or transaction with that affiliated business.
Agents: We employ other companies and people to perform tasks on our behalf and need to share your information with them to provide products or services to you. Examples include sending email, analyzing data, and providing user services. Unless we tell you differently, Scam Informer's agents do not have any right to use personal information we share with them beyond what is necessary to assist us.
Business profiles: Business profile information including business name, address, phone number and email address is displayed to users publicly in connection with our service. As part of our website and our services, you will receive from Scam Informer and other users and partners of Scam Informer email and other communication relating to your business and/or the products and services you offer. You may also, from time-to-time, receive promotional emails from Scam Informer partners.
Business Transfers: In some cases, we may choose to buy or sell assets. In these types of transactions, user information is typically one of the business assets that is transferred. Moreover, if Scam Informer, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Scam Informer goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Scam Informer may continue to use your information as set forth in this policy.
Third Party Sites
Scam Informer sites are collaborative, and may contain links to multiple third party sites on the Internet, including many that have different privacy and security policies and practices than Scam Informer. Scam Informer makes no representations or warranties about and is not responsible for the policies and practices of sites that are linked to by Scam Informer or its users. We urge you to consult the policies available on those sites to further understand their practices.
Scam Informer has implemented processes designed to protect user information and maintain security. Each registered user is assigned a unique user name and password which is required to access their user information. It is the user's responsibility to protect the security of their login information. Scam Informer's servers are located in secure server environments. Firewalls and other security technologies are employed to prevent interference or access from outside intruders, however, Scam Informer cannot guarantee the security of user account information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of user information at any time.
Accessing, Correcting and Revising Registration and Contact Information
If you need to update or change your registration information, you may so by editing your user record on the Scam Informer service. To update your record, log on to the Scam Informer system and select the available site management pages.
If you choose to cancel your account and leave the Scam Informer service, please be aware that Scam Informer may for a time retain residual information in our backup and/or archival copies of our database.
Information Regarding Children
As a business service, Scam Informer does not target its offerings toward, and does not knowingly collect any personal information from users under 13 years of age.