Terms and Policies

Privacy Policy

Introduction

SmartyStreets respects your privacy and is careful to protect your personal information.

SmartyStreets, LLC respects the privacy of its customers and website visitors and does not misuse the information trustfully submitted to them. SmartyStreets takes every practical measure in protecting your Personal Information and will not send undesirable, unsolicited messages or requests.

This document sets forth the SmartyStreets, LLC (herein the "Company") Privacy Policy (herein the "Privacy Policy") for this website, smartystreets.com (herein the "Site") along with any other sites affiliated with the Company. If you have objections to the Privacy Policy you should not access or use this Site. This Privacy Policy does not govern privacy practices associated with offline activities.

Changes in Privacy Policy

You are responsible for your own personal information. Review this policy on occasion to make sure you are comfortable with it. If we merge or are acquired, your information will remain private and internal to the deal.

All personal information ("Personal Information" is defined as any information that identifies or can be used to identify, contact, or locate the person to whom such information pertains) that we collect and maintain will be subject to the version of the Privacy Policy in effect at the time of such collection. The Company reserves the right to change the Privacy Policy from time to time at its sole discretion, and will provide notice of material changes on this page of the Site.

You will be deemed to have been made aware of, and will be subject to, the changes to the Privacy Policy by your continued use of the Site after such notice has been posted for thirty (30) days, with the following exception: If at the time you provide Personal Information to the Company you are given the opportunity (as you currently are) to limit how such personal information will be used to communicate with you, either by the Company or by third parties, the Company will not change your preference without your express consent. However, if the Company sells assets (or the assets of a division or subsidiary) to another entity, or the Company (or a division or subsidiary) is acquired by or merged with another entity, the Company may provide such entity customer information that is related to that part of our business that was sold or merged with the other entity without your consent.

Entities Collecting Personal Information

We'll watch your back while you're here, but you're on your own if you visit a different website.

This Site contains links to other sites at which Personal Information is collected. In such instances, unless expressly provided to the contrary, the collection and use of your Personal Information will be governed by the privacy policy applicable to that site. That privacy policy should identify the entity that is collecting your Personal Information.

Collection of Personal Information

Some of our services can be used anonymously. Others will require certain personal information. We do we can to keep your information safe.

As a visitor to this Site, you can engage in many activities without providing any Personal Information. In connection with other activities, such as subscribing to the services offered on the Site or utilizing online software applications, the Company may ask you to provide certain information about yourself by filling out and submitting an online form. It is completely optional for you to engage in these activities. If you elect to engage in these activities, however, the Company may ask that you provide us Personal Information, such as your first and last name, mailing address (including postal code), e-mail address, company, telephone, and other Personal Information. When ordering products or services on the Site, you may be asked to provide a credit card number. Depending upon the activity, some of the information that we ask you to provide is identified as mandatory and some as voluntary. If you do not provide the mandatory data with respect to a particular activity, you will not be able to engage in that activity.

When you submit Personal Information to the Company through this Site, you understand and agree that this information may be transferred across national boundaries and may be stored and processed in any of the countries in which the Company and its affiliates and subsidiaries maintain offices, including, without limitation, the United States. You also acknowledge that in certain countries or with respect to certain activities, the collection, transferring, storage, and processing of your information may be undertaken by trusted vendors of the Company. Such vendors are bound by contract not to use your Personal Information for their own purposes or provide it to any third parties. One instance where this may occur is in conjunction with use of an email delivery service to notify you of various activities related to your account such as making purchases, requesting a password reset token, etc.

How Your Personal Information is used

We only ask for personal information that helps us provide the service you need. We keep track of how many visitors we have each day, but we don't single out any individuals. If you're lucky, we'll use your company in one of our case study pages or quote you in a review. If you don't want us to, just let us know.

The Company collects your information in order to record and support your participation in the activities you select. If you subscribe to a service or register for a product, for example, the information is used to register your rights, if any, to technical support or other benefits that may be made available to registered users. Your Personal Information is used, but not limited to, keeping you informed about product updates other account-related activities as described previously.

The Company may collect information about your use of the Site and which pages you visited and for how long. This information is collected in aggregate form, without identifying any user individually. The Company may use this aggregated, non-identifying statistical data for statistical analysis, marketing, or similar promotional purposes.

In addition, the Company may also use any communications sent for the purpose of showing Testimonials. You have the right to request that your information not be used in a Testimonial. Such requests must be made in writing and sent to the Company in written form via e-mail or letter.

The Company may, at its discretion, donate services to individuals or organizations at no charge. In return, these individuals or organizations understand that The Company may, at its discretion, use the individual or organization name and/or logo in text or speech as a representation of individuals or organizations that use our services.

Your Choices With Respect To Personal Information

We won't spam you and we won't share your information (unless the cops are involved).

The Company recognizes and appreciates the importance of responsible use of information collected on this Site. Without your consent, the Company will not communicate any information to you regarding products, services, and special offers available from the Company, although we may find it necessary to communicate with you regarding your use of the services on this Site. Except in the particular circumstances described in this Privacy Policy, the Company will also not provide your name to other companies or organizations without your consent.

There are other instances in which the Company may divulge your Personal Information. The Company may provide your Personal Information, if necessary, in the Company's good faith judgment, to comply with laws or regulations of a governmental or regulatory body or in response to a valid subpoena, warrant, or in order to protect the rights of the Company or others.

Protection of Your Personal Information

We use a strong password. You should, too.

The Personal Information that you provide in connection with registering yourself as a user and/or utilizing the Company products or services is protected in several ways.

Your Personal Information resides on a secure server. The Company strives to prevent unauthorized parties from viewing such information when it is transmitted to the Company.

Access by you to your Personal Information is only possible with a password and login identifier selected by you. This password is encrypted as described previously. We recommend that you do not divulge your password to anyone even personnel of the Company.

Access by authorized Company personnel and Company contractors is only possible with valid authentication.

Use of Cookies

Our favorite cookie is Chocolate Chip. When we offer you some, you should accept or we might be offended. Cookies improve your experience. Some things won't work at all without cookies.

When you visit this Site, you can browse the Site and access important information without revealing your identity. In order to improve our Site, we use "cookies" to track your visit. A cookie is a small amount of data that is transferred to your browser by our web servers and can only be read by the server that gave it to you. It functions as one identifying mechanism to enable The Company to record your passwords, purchases, and preferences. It cannot be executed as code or deliver viruses.

Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it. (For some Web pages that require an authorization, cookies are not optional. Users choosing not to accept cookies will not be able to access those pages.)

While the Company uses cookies to track your visit to the Site, and our Web servers automatically log the IP/Internet address of your computer, The Company does not generally use this information to identify you personally. However, if you expressly provide consent for the Site to "remember" the unique identifier that you select when you register for various activities on the site, that unique identifier will be stored on a cookie on your computer, linked to your registration information, and your navigation path around the site will be tracked. We associate this data to understand how our Site and services are being used so we can understand our customers and offer appropriate products and services.

Confidentiality of Proprietary Information

You can tell us your secrets to help us help you without having to worry. Let us know if you have any questions.

In the course of discussion (phone, email, text, fax, mail, or other type) confidential data and business practices are likely to be shared with the Company. This proprietary information will, at all times, be maintained as proprietary and not shared or divulged with any other entity except with specific prior approval from the client from whom the proprietary information was received or in the case of complying with a legal court document.

Updated: January 13, 2014