Privacy Policy

Last updated 2/4/2019

This Privacy Policy clarifies information in regards to how we collect and use data; specifically where our services and products include a link sending users towards this Privacy Policy.

This Policy describes how verifiedlookup uses any data collected by its associated Websites, services, and products; however, it does not apply to third parties or databases that we do not control.

Our site is not intended for users residing or existing in the European Economic Area or Switzerland ("the EU"). Users from the EU should not proceed with use of our products and services.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT

Why do we collect data?

We collect data to:
Effectively provide you and others with useful products and services, Improve the quality of products and services we provide to you and others.

What data do we collect?
Examples of the type of data we may collect are:
Contact details and demographic data, including your first and last name, your email and/or postal address, telephone number, and other similar contact details. We may also gather data regarding your age, country, and preferred language.

Account credentials, including passwords or other similar security information used to authenticate access to your account.

Usage data, including how you make use of our products and services, including (but not limited to) search terms you use, pages you visit, links you hover over and/or click on, and purchase history. Additionally, we may gather data regarding your access device, such as device identifiers, IP address, network data used to access our services, operating system, or any software you may use to connect to our products and services.

Location data wherever you enable and access the location-based features of our products. We may gather location data including (but not limited to) GPS coordinates. Additionally, we may collect location data obtained from your IP address.

Payment data (wherever you make a purchase from us) including all necessary data to process your payment (such as your credit card number, security code, and your name).

Whenever your personal data is requested by us, you may decline to provide it. However, you may not be able to use some features of our service without supplying personal data.

How we collect data:
Any data collected by us depends on the services or features of our products that you opt to use. Some data is provided directly (such as when you set up an account, present a search query, or contact us for support regarding our products and services). Additionally, our servers gather "log data," including (but not limited to) your IP address, the time your device or computer visited our sites, the URL of the site you arrived from, and the device or browser information relevant to your access of the site.

Additionally, we gather information from recording how you interact with our services, and whether you navigate from one of our services to another. We use cookies (small text files placed onto your device) and may receive data regarding your usage of our website, products, and services from software running on your device.

Do we gather data from anywhere else?
From time to time, we will obtain information about users (and non-users) from third-party sources. These sources include questionnaires and/or surveys; data licensors; affiliated entities; public records; marketing companies; and from other consumers who use our products and services. This information is used by us to enrich and/or validate the data held in our databases so that we can provide (or continue to provide) and improve the services we offer to the users of our products. The terms of this Privacy Policy do not apply to any data used within our databases obtained from third-party sources.

How do we make use of the information we gather?
The data we gather helps us provide useful products, services, and customer support to our users. Additionally, we may use data to verify any information we may have received from public- and third-party sources, to assist our analysis of the usage and effectiveness of our services and products; helping us improve the services and products we provide to you. We may use collected or given data to resolve disputes and enforce our agreements, as well as to help us protect our users against abuse and fraud. We may make use of data to communicate with you, including the sending of promotional communications, or to serve advertising to you.

Any information required to complete any transaction or provide any service you have requested or authorized may be shared to satisfy the transaction or request to access and use our services or products. For example, wherever you make a purchase with us, you must provide appropriate and valid payment data which we will share with entities who process payment transactions and who help us to prevent fraud and reduce any credit risk. Besides the consumer users of verifiedlookup's services and products, we may additionally present data or information to our corporate and business users (e.g., corporate fraud departments) so that they may verify and identify their customers (or potential customers), and/or conduct other legitimate business interests.

Do we share any of the data we collect? Why?
We may share data with companies who may work on our behalf, including (but not limited to) vendors we may have hired to supply customer service. In the case of bankruptcy, merger, acquisition, or sale of assets, we may sell and/or disclose data as a part of that corporate transaction. Additionally, we may share data wherever we have a good faith belief that it is necessary to comply with any or all applicable law, in response to a legal process including (but not limited to) subpoena, or helping prevent loss of life or serious injury of anyone. In certain circumstances, applicable law may prohibit us or require us to inform you of any additional notice regarding the sharing of data. We may disclose data in response to a subpoena without providing notice (unless legally required to offer notice).

We may provide access to Non-Personally-Identifiable-Information to our third-party advertisers so that they can provide appropriate and relevant mobile and/or online advertising to you.

How is your information protected by us?
We have put in place commercially-reasonable precautions to help protect the information we collect from misuse, loss, unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, and destruction. No data security measures can guarantee 100% security, regardless of our efforts to maintain that security.

You should protect your password, phone, access device, and computer against unauthorized access by (among other measures) signing out of your account after using a shared computer/mobile telephone. Additionally, you should protect your data from unauthorized access by choosing a robust password that is not easily guessed or one that nobody else knows. It is your responsibility to protect and keep your log-in data (including username and password) private.

We cannot be held responsible for lost, stolen or compromised log-in details, or for any activity on your account that occurs due to a personal breach in your own security.

How do I access and control my personal information?
It is possible to use your account to access, correct, or change the personal information that you have provided to us or any information associated with your account. You may email our customer support team at [email protected] for assistance. You can expect a response to your contact request within 30 days. You may not be able to correct or change the personal information we have received from third parties.

If you wish to stop receiving marketing material or messages from verifiedlookup, you can unsubscribe at any time by emailing [email protected] You may continue to receive account and billing notices wherever applicable.

INFORMATION GATHERED BY THIRD PARTIES

What information is gathered by third-parties when I use your products or services?

Third parties may gather information when you visit our websites or use our mobile products and services, including searches you perform (e.g., location, category of business) and general personal information (e.g., mobile device type, browser type, mobile carrier, IP address, unique user ID, date, and time of your visit, as well as pages viewed). Certain services or products may collect personal information as previously described, but data collected by third-parties will mainly be limited to Non-Personally-Identifiable Information (unless you provide additional details).

How is my information collected by third parties?
Third parties might collect information by using web beacons, cookies, or GPS information. A cookie is a small text file containing a unique ID-tag, which may store data (e.g., web pages you have visited and information you have provided). Web beacons use a small graphic data file to identify whether a page has been viewed. GPS information may include the following: city and/or state, and other information when you make use of our services or products from a GPS-enabled mobile device.

Why do third parties collect information?
Third parties may gather information to:
(i) provide relevant online/mobile advertising to you; both on and off our sites and services; (ii) help us deliver our services, or analyze your usage of our services and products; (iii) report aggregate Non-Personally-Identifiable Information about your use of their own technologies or services for their own business purposes.

How will third parties use and share the information they collect?
The gathering and use of your data are subject to the Privacy Policies of the third party company(ies) with whom we work (e.g., the Privacy Policy of Google). Therefore, we advise that you review relevant third-party's Privacy Policies for specific information regarding their collation and sharing of personal data. You can opt-out of data gathering from Google and most other companies. For example, you may install the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-On if you choose to withhold your personal data from Google.

How can I prevent the collection and use of my personal information by third parties?


To stop the gathering of information related to the use of our products and services, you will need to cease using them. To cease information gathering for the purposes of relevant online advertising, click here. Your browser may allow you to automatically transmit a "Do Not Track" signal to online services and websites - however, there is no recognized consensus on the interpretation of the command "Do Not Track." verifiedlookup does not adapt its practices when it receives a "Do Not Track" signal from a user's browser.

What happens with interest-based advertising?
We abide by the Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising (regarding the use and collection of data for interest-based advertising). We expect third parties to comply with the same Disclosure and Notification program as specified within those same principles. Third parties who are gathering and using data are requested to provide a standard link/icon in (or near) their advertisements, providing you with corresponding data regarding their advertising and privacy practices, as well as an opportunity to directly opt-out of having any of your data collected. If you wish to stop receiving interest-based advertising, click here.

MISCELLANEOUS

Children’s privacy Our services are intended for people of (or over the age of) 18, and as such, are not designed for children under the age of 18. We never knowingly publish information for an audience of anyone below the age of 18. If you believe that you know of anyone below the age of 18 whose data is being published through our products or services - or if you have other concerns regarding the privacy of a minor, please contact Customer Service at [email protected]

Changes to our Privacy Policy This Privacy Policy is valid as from the date at the top of this page, including information regarding the most recent update of these terms. We encourage you to review this page on a periodic basis to ensure you have the latest information on our published privacy practices.

Contact Us: For queries regarding this Policy, please contact Customer Service at [email protected]