Last updated: 12-12-2012
What information do we COLLECT?
We do not require you to create an account or share any personally identifiable information in order to use our site. However, we do collect some non-personally identifiable information automatically. Further, solely at your option, you can choose to share some contact information with us.
Information Collected Automatically
We do NOT automatically collect personally identifiable information from your computer when you browse our site. We automatically collect some non-personally identifiable information about your visit, including the operating system and browser you are using, as well as the date, time, and pages you visit. Collecting this information helps us design the site to suit your needs.
When you request a page from our site, our servers log your current IP address. An Internet Protocol (“IP”) address is a unique string of numbers that is automatically assigned to your computer by your Internet Service Provider. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems and to gather demographic information and measure traffic to the site. We do not link IP addresses to any personally identifiable information about you.
We also allows third party partners to place session cookies on your computer to collect non-personally identifiable information such as aggregate use statistics for internal evaluation of the site. See below for additional information on cookies.
Information You Provide to Us (Optionally)
We obtain personally identifiable information about you if you elect to send an inquiry to us through the Contact Us section of our website. Please note that this information is only used to communicate with you regarding your inquiry. The types of personally identifiable information we ask you to provide may include the following:
- Telephone number
- Fax number
- E-mail address
We also allow you to submit comments and feedback on blog posts. In order to comment on these posts, we may ask you for some personally identifiable information like name and email address. Your email address will not be displayed on the site. Please note that you may still be able to comment on the blog posts without needing to enter your name or email address.
Information From/About Friends or Family
From time to time, we will host promotions, surveys, sweepstakes, and contests on our web site. We will use the personally identifiable information collected for these promotions only to communicate with you about the event and to notify the winners.
Do you SHARE my personally identifiable information with others?
We do NOT share information that we have about you with anyone, except in response to subpoenas or as otherwise required by law. We do not share, sell, rent, or trade personally identifiable information with third parties for their promotional purposes.
A cookie is a small data file that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser when you visit our site. Cookies enable our systems to recognize your computer so that we can provide you with personalized service and features, and to track traffic patterns. Although our cookies may contain a unique user ID, they do not collect or store any of your personally identifiable information
Also, in the course of advertising, a third party advertiser may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser. We assume no responsibility for any cookies placed on your browser by such third-party advertisers.
How do you SECURE the information collected?
We have security measures in place and takes reasonable precautions to protect against the loss, misuse, and unauthorized access of your personal information under our control. To help us accomplish this, we adopt the following procedures:
- Employ internal access controls to ensure that the only people who see your information are those with a need to do so to perform their official duties.
- Train relevant personnel on our privacy and security measures.
- Regularly back up the information we collect online to insure against loss.
- Use technical controls to secure the information we collect online as appropriate, including but not limited to: encryption, firewalls and password protections.
- Periodically test our security procedures to ensure personnel and technical compliance.
We use reasonable measures to ensure that all credit card applications listed with our site use a Secured Sockets Layer (SSL) connection. Provided you are using a SSL enabled browser, your information is encrypted as it travels over the Internet when you apply for a credit card at the issuer’s website. You will know you are in secure mode when the padlock or key icon in the lower right-hand or left-hand corner of the computer screen appears in the locked position. You will usually only see this icon only when you are filling out an application. In addition, when accessing a secure server, the first characters of the site address will change from “http” to “https”. We are not responsible for the security of data transmitted from your computer to any issuer or other third-party website.
Do you collect information from CHILDREN?
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older. If you are under 13 years of age, please do not submit any personal information through our website without the express consent and participation of a parent or guardian.
Does this policy cover OTHER sites linked from ThePointsGuy.com?
This policy covers our online practices and does not apply to any third party sites, including card issuers or other sites that may be linked from our website. We encourage you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of those other sites to learn how they collect and use information about you.
Who may I CONTACT if I have questions or concerns about the privacy or security of my information?
To report any known or suspected privacy or security breaches or if you do not feel your concerns have been addressed in our privacy statement, feel free to contact us. You may contact us in the following ways:
- By email at [email protected]
- By mail at
650 West Ave
Miami Beach, Florida 33139, USA
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