PeoplePublicRecords.org concerning personal information we obtain
about you. By using any of PeoplePublicRecords.org’s websites, or
using other services of PeoplePublicRecords.org (collectively the “Services”), you are accepting the practices
described in this Policy.
This Policy notifies you of: (a) what personal information of yours
is collected when you access this website and/or use the Services;
(b) how the information is collected; (c) how the information is
used and shared; (d) our efforts to maintain the security of Sensitive
Information; and (e) other details concerning your personal information
and our policies.
This Policy does not apply to the practices of companies that
PeoplePublicRecords.org does not own or control, or to people that we do not employ
or manage. Information contained in this Policy may be changed or
updated without notice at any time.
1. Information Collection
Information collected is stored in a single, secure database,
accessible only by PeoplePublicRecords.org. PeoplePublicRecords.org
collects information from our paying members (“Members”) or other
persons who use, attempt to use, or access PeoplePublicRecords.org’s Services (“Users”):
that may be gathered online
This Site may collect three
types of information from users who visit the Site: (1) information
gathered by analyzing page views and user navigation patterns, and
(2) information that users provide directly when they use any of
our Services. We use page view and navigation information to
ensure that users can find information on our web sites as quickly
as possible. We use information collected when users upload documents
to check their qualifications and verify their identity, as well
as for billing purposes.
Certain other services may also
require collecting personal information and/or registration. These
services include, but are not limited to, subscribing to any of
our mailing lists. If you choose not to register and provide
personal information, you may not have access to those areas or
products that require registration information.
2. Methods we Use for Gathering
Information: Usage Tracking.
PeoplePublicRecords.org analyzes user
traffic patterns throughout its Sites. We do not attempt to identify
individual visitors to our web sites, but we may collect data on
general types of users based on domain name or browser type. This
information is obtained directly from the user’s web browser identification
2. Our Services.
When a user registers for certain
services, the user may be asked to provide certain information,
including, but not limited to, your name, address, zip code, telephone
number, email address, credit card or checking account number, and
credit card expiration date. Once you register with us, you are
not anonymous to us.
A cookie is a short line of text that is created by a web
site and stored in a file on your computer. Cookies are used to
store information about your preferences and activity during and
after your visit to a web site. Cookies are also used widely in
electronic commerce programs to keep track of which items a user
has selected for purchase. Cookies cannot gather any information
from your computer other than which you provide directly or that
which is provided routinely by your browser software. Any user
has the right and ability to refuse or delete cookies. However,
such refusal or deletion may prevent the user from properly using
the site’s cookie-dependent features.
4. Use of Information
Information we collect is generally used for the following purposes:
1. To build features that will make the services available
on our site easier to use. This includes faster search requests,
better member support and timely notice of new services and special
2. To improve our marketing and promotional efforts, to analyze
site usage, improve our content and product offerings, and customize
our sites content, layout, and services. These uses improve our
Services and better tailor them to meet your needs.
3. To resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems and enforce our
Terms and Conditions of Use. At times, we may look across multiple
members or users to identify problems or resolve disputes, and in
particular we may examine your information to identify members using
multiple Member Ids or aliases.
4. Sharing of Information. Except as otherwise provided herein,
the information we collect from you is shared with our marketing
partners or other third parties. We may use the personal information
that you supply to us and we may work with other third parties to
bring selected retail opportunities to you via direct mail, email
and telemarketing. PeoplePublicRecords.org may sell or rent
aggregated statistical information and user, member or former member
specific information, including name, address, telephone number and
payment information, to our marketing partners or other
third-parties. If you want PeoplePublicRecords.org to stop sharing
information it has about you in the future, you may notify us of
this fact by contacting PeoplePublicRecords.org’s Member Services
department at support AT PeoplePublicRecords.org.
We reserve the right to disclose personal information, including
Sensitive Information, when we believe that such disclosure is
appropriate to comply with the law or a request by a government
official, to protect the rights or property of PeoplePublicRecords.org,
or to enforce our Terms and Conditions of Use. In the event that
or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party,
member information and Sensitive Information may be some of the
We employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on
our behalf. Examples include fulfilling orders, delivering packages,
sending postal mail and e-mail, removing repetitive information
from member lists, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance,
processing credit card payments, and providing member services.
They have access to personal and Sensitive Information needed to
perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes.
6. Special Offers
We send all new members a welcoming email or other notification
to verify password and username. Active members and former members
will occasionally receive information on products, services, special
deals, and a newsletter.
PeoplePublicRecords.org takes every precaution to protect our users and
members’ Sensitive Information, both online and offline. Your Sensitive
Information is password-protected for your privacy and security.
Sensitive Information is also protected offline in our offices.
Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job
(for example, a billing clerk or member services representative) are
granted access to Sensitive Information. Furthermore, all employees
are kept up-to-date on our security practices and changes in those
practices. Finally, the servers that we store Sensitive Information
on are kept in a secure environment. If you have any questions about
the security at our website, you can send an email to support AT
Every User who has an account on this Site is responsible for (i)
keeping his or her account password confidential and secured, (ii)
restricting access to his or her computer; and (iii) keeping the
e-mail address associated with that account current.
8. Other Sites
PeoplePublicRecords.org forwards users and members to other sites.
Please be aware that this website and PeoplePublicRecords.org may not be responsible
for the business and privacy practices of these other sites. We
encourage you to be aware of this when you leave our site and to
read the legal notices and privacy policies of each and every website
If a Members’ personal information changes we will endeavor to provide
a way to correct or update that members personal data provided to
us. This can usually be done by contacting our Member Services Department.
If we decide to change our Policy, we will post these changes on
this website or provide other notification of our revised Policy
so our users and members are always aware of what information we
collect, how we use it, and when we disclose it.
11. Children's Online Privacy Protection
This website serves general users of the World Wide Web. This Site
is intended for adult or adult supervised use. We support and
comply with the Children's Online Protection Act (COPA) and we do
not knowingly collect information from children under the age of
13, nor do we share such information with third parties. UNDER NO
CIRCUMSTANCES ARE PERSONS 13 YEARS OF AGE OR YOUNGER PERMITTED TO
SUBMIT CONTACT, DEMOGRAPHIC OR BILLING INFORMATION. Children under
the age of 18 may use this website only with the involvement of
a parent or guardian.