iCompareRates.com is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the iCompareRates.com Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the iCompareRates.com website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement. iCompareRates.com has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the company and any web sites on which this statement appears:
Collection of your Personal Information
iCompareRates.com collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. iCompareRates.com also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by iCompareRates.com. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by iCompareRates.com for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the iCompareRates.com Web site.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through iCompareRates.com public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: iCompareRates.com does not read any of your private online communications.
iCompareRates.com encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from iCompareRates.com so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. iCompareRates.com is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the iCompareRates.com and iCompareRates.com family of Web sites.
Use of your Personal Information
iCompareRates.com will contact you by email if you have opted in to our email newsletter via our online form.
By submitting your information to iCompareRates.com you authorize five service providers from our Approved Lender Network to contact you with their best mortgage offers, by phone or email, even if you have listed yourself on any state or federal Do-Not-Call List.
iCompareRates.com collects and uses your personal information to operate the iCompareRates.com Web site and deliver the services you have requested. iCompareRates.com also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from iCompareRates.com and its affiliates. iCompareRates.com may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
iCompareRates.com does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. iCompareRates.com may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, iCompareRates.com may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to iCompareRates.com, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
iCompareRates.com does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
iCompareRates.com keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within iCompareRates.com, in order to determine what iCompareRates.com services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within iCompareRates.com to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
iCompareRates.com Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on iCompareRates.com or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of iCompareRates.com; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of iCompareRates.com, or the public.
The iCompareRates.com Web site use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize iCompareRates.com pages, or register with iCompareRates.com site or services, a cookie helps iCompareRates.com to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same iCompareRates.com Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the iCompareRates.com features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the iCompareRates.com services or Web sites you visit.
Third Party Cookies
A third-party cookie is used by a web site different from the one you are currently viewing. The third-party web sites on iCompareRates.com provide advertising content on the web site you are viewing. These cookies are used to track web page views for tracking the effectiveness of the ads. They do not contain any personally identifying information about the user.
Third-Party Web Beacons: We may use third-party web beacons to help analyze where visitors go and what they do while visiting our website. The third party may also use anonymous information about your visits to this and other websites in order to improve its products and services and provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice please contact us at [email protected]
Security of your Personal Information
iCompareRates.com secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. iCompareRates.com secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
This web site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. No party outside of our staff and our customers has access to any of the information collected on our site. All personally identifiable information that is collected is kept in a secure location, and is not accessible by anyone other than our staff.
This site gives visitors the following options for removing their information from our database to not receive future communications, or to no longer receive our service.
Because this web site wants to demonstrate its commitment to your privacy, it has agreed to disclose its information practices and have its privacy practices reviewed for compliance. In addition to this review, this web site has agreed to notify you of:
If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should contact the iCompareRates.com privacy group by email at [email protected]
Changes to this Statement
iCompareRates.com will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. iCompareRates.com encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how iCompareRates.com is protecting your information. If, however, we are going to use visitors’ personally identifiable information in a manner materially different from that stated at the time of collection we will notify visitors by posting a notice on the web sites affected for 30 days.
iCompareRates.com welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that iCompareRates.com has not adhered to this Statement, please contact iCompareRates.com at [email protected]. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with iCompareRates.com, you can contact:
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