This policy applies to ScorecardSM, a business-to-consumer online Internet
service of Experian Information Solutions, Inc. If you have any questions about this
policy, you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information We Collect About You Generally, when you request
a product or service from Experian, you will be asked to provide information about
Information we collect in connection with this product or transaction
Name and address
Social Security number
Date of birth
Billing information such as credit card number
City of Birth
Mother's Maiden Name
Information you provide to us to verify your identity
Information from Experian's database used to fulfill your request
Do We Share Information With Third Parties? We are cautious
and selective in our choice of affiliated and non-affiliated third party companies
that we do business with. When identifying methods of improving our products and services
or if we think a product may be of interest to you, we may arrange to extend offers
of goods or services to you through these companies, or share certain information
about you with affiliates and non-affiliated third parties so that such entities may
make offers to you directly. Examples of the types of third parties are:
Financial service providers, such as mortgage and auto lenders, credit card issuers,
and insurance providers
Nonfinancial companies such as retailers, catalog merchants, direct marketers
In addition, we may disclose all of the information we collect, as described above,
to companies that perform services on our behalf such as credit card processors, data
management firms or call center providers, or to other financial service providers
(as described above) with which we have joint marketing agreements. We may also disclose
nonpublic personal information about you to nonaffiliated third parties as permitted
If we share with affiliates and others, we reserve the right to disclose all of
the nonpublic personal information we collect.
Our Web site may contain links for other offers and services that we feel you may
have an interest in. We believe these sites share a similar commitment to consumer
cannot, however, be responsible for their privacy practices.
Offering You Choices - Marketing Options You have choices
when it comes to learning about new offers or services you can use to help meet your
financial management goals. As outlined earlier, we may share personal information
with nonaffiliated third parties for the purposes identified above. If you prefer
that we do not share information with nonaffiliated third parties, you may opt out
of these disclosures (other than disclosures permitted by law) by clicking on "NO"
in the Marketing Options section of our order registration page.
How Do We Protect Your Information? We restrict access to
nonpublic personal information about you to those employees who need to know that
information to provide products or services to you. We maintain physical, electronic
and procedural safeguards to protect your nonpublic personal information.
For online purchasers, Scorecard protects your information over the Internet by
using a secure Web server which allows Web browser programs (Netscape or Microsoft
Internet Explorer) to interact with Scorecard's Web server via an encrypted session.
Scorecard employs a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) connection that provides an encrypted
connection between your computer and Scorecard. The 128-bit encrypted connection scrambles
ordinary text or data into ciphertext to safeguard sensitive information during its
journey across the Internet. The information is decrypted, or put back into a readable
format, when it reaches its intended destination. Depending on which browser you use,
you will know you are in secured area by "https" or a lock appearing on your screen.
When you visit our Web site, you may move in and out of secured areas. Any time that
you are on a registration page or viewing your personal credit report, you will be
in a secured area.
It does not apply to any products or services offered through other channels.