Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies to the Ripoff Report web site. Our contact information is:

Ripoff Report
PO Box 310
Tempe AZ 85280 USA
legal@ripoffreport.com

We respect your privacy. This is why we have taken the time to disclose our information collection practices and our privacy policy. Please take the time to review this document.

Collecting information provides specific benefits to our website visitors and by providing this information, our staff can contact you regarding your report for verification or follow-up if necessary.

We collect information for the following purpose(s):

  • Verifying reports
  • Website and system administration
  • Research and development
  • Preserving social history as governed by existing law or policy
  • Users filing a Ripoff Report or rebuttal may opt-in if they would be willing to be contacted by the media, a consumer advocate, lawyer, or government authority to help further their cause or to help with an investigation against the business or individual

Who has access to the information we collect?

  • Ourselves - Unless you opt-in as mentioned above, information is only shared with the operators of this website.

Of the information we do collect, we do not provide our visitors with access to information we collect.

If you believe that our website has collected incorrect information or if you would like to dispute any information, please contact us using the address at the top of this page.

Privacy Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to the www.ripoffreport.com and governs data collection and usage of such data. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Ripoff Report includes www.ripoffreport.com. By using the Ripoff Report website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Ripoff Report may collect personally identifiable information, including but not limited to, your name, address, phone number, and e-mail address. If you purchase Ripoff Report's products and services, we may in connection with those products and services, create a publicly visible profile that includes your name/company name and photographs. In addition we will collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction. Ripoff Report may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your age and gender. We may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

Information about your computer/device hardware and software may be automatically collected by Ripoff Report. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Ripoff Report website.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Ripoff Report's public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.

Ripoff Report encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Ripoff Report so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Ripoff Report is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Ripoff Report website.

Use of your Personal Information

Ripoff Report collects and uses your personal information to provide, maintain, protect and improve upon its products, services, and the operation of its website. This includes, but is not limited to, keeping records of your communication with Ripoff Report and using your e-mail address to inform you about upcoming changes or improvements to our services or that of our affiliates.

Ripoff Report may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Ripoff Report and its affiliates. Ripoff Report may also contact you via e-mail or other through other modes of communication with surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Ripoff Report 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 transferred to the third party. Ripoff Report may share data with trusted partners to help 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 Ripoff Report, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Ripoff Report may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within Ripoff Report, in order to determine what Ripoff Report services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Ripoff Report to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Ripoff Report 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 Ripoff Report or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Ripoff Report; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Ripoff Report, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Ripoff Report website may use "cookies" and other technologies 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 Ripoff Report pages, or register with Ripoff Report site or services, a cookie helps Ripoff Report 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 Ripoff Report website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Ripoff Report 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 Ripoff Report services or websites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Ripoff Report secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

Children Under Thirteen

Ripoff Report does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

Disconnecting your Ripoff Report Account from Third Party Websites

As Ripoff Report evolves, and our products, services, and collaboration with other companies grow, you may be able to connect your Ripoff Report account to third party accounts. BY CONNECTING YOUR RIPOFF REPORT ACCOUNT TO YOUR THIRD PARTY ACCOUNT, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE CONSENTING TO THE CONTINUOUS RELEASE OF INFORMATION ABOUT YOU TO OTHERS (IN ACCORDANCE WITH YOUR PRIVACY SETTINGS ON THOSE THIRD PARTY SITES). IF YOU DO NOT WANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOU, INCLUDING PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION, TO BE SHARED INTHIS MANNER, DO NOT USE THE THIS FEATURE.

Application

Our Privacy Policy applies to all of the services offered by Ripoff Report but excludes services that have a separate privacy policy without an incorporation of this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy does not apply to services offered by other companies or individuals including products or sites that may be displayed to you in on Ripoff Report or other sites linked from our services. Our Privacy Policy does not cover the information or other companies and organizations who advertise our services, and who may use cookies or other technologies to serve and offer relevant advertising.

Opt-Out & Unsubscribe

We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from Ripoff Report by contacting us here:

- Web page: www.ripoffreport.com

- Email: support@ripoffreport.com with the Subject Box Titled “RIPOFF REPORT - OPT OUT/UNSUBSCRIBE”

Changes to this Statement

Ripoff Report may occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Ripoff Report will maintain the most current version of this Statement on its website, however, because notifications of Statement changes will not be sent out, it is highly encouraged that you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Ripoff Report is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Ripoff Report welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Ripoff Report has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Ripoff Report at:

Ripoff Report

Customer Service – Privacy Policy
PO Box 310
Tempe, AZ 85280 USA

Email ALL of the Following:

legal@ripoffreport.com, support@ripoffreport.com and mcs@jaburgwilk.com with the Subject Box Titled “RIPOFF REPORT – PRIVACY POLICY”

Telephone number:

602-359-4357

Effective as of May 13, 2013.

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