LAST UPDATED: August 15, 2017
This website is owned and operated by QuinStreet, Inc. or a QuinStreet, Inc. subsidiary, division or line of business (collectively, “QuinStreet”). For a list of QuinStreet, Inc. subsidiaries, divisions or lines of business (the “QuinStreet Businesses”), please see the section entitled “QuinStreet Businesses” below.
1. PERSONAL INFORMATION
a. Personal Information We Collect. We collect personally identifiable information that can identify you as an individual (“Personal Information”), such as:
With your written authorization, we may collect your social security number to verify your identity with one of the three national credit bureaus and obtain your credit report and/or credit score.
In some cases, we may collect information, such as your age, date of birth, weight, health conditions, whether you’re a non-smoker, insurance type, mortgage information, marital status, gender, occupation, education level, vehicle identification number, car make, and number of care in your household, combined with your Personal Information. We will treat all such information as Personal Information as long as it is combined with Personal Information.
We may also collect, from you, personal information about your contacts, such as their email address in order to share an article or other content. When you provide us with personal information about your contacts, we will only use this information for the reason for which it is provided. If you believe that one of your contacts has provided us with your information, and you would like to request that your personal information be removed from our database, please contact us at email@example.com.
c. How We Use Personal Information. We may use Personal Information:
Your Personal Information may be disclosed:
2. AUTOMATICALLY COLLECTED INFORMATION
3. IP ADDRESSES
Your “IP Address” is a number that is automatically assigned to the computer that you are using by your Internet Service Provider (ISP).
a. How We Log IP Addresses. An IP Address is identified and logged automatically in our server log files whenever a user visits the Site, along with the time of the visit and the page(s) that were visited. Collecting IP Addresses is standard practice on the Internet and is done automatically by many web sites.
b. How We Use and Disclose IP Addresses? We use IP Addresses for purposes such as calculating Site usage levels, helping diagnose server problems, geographic mapping and administering the Site. We may also use and disclose IP Addresses for all the purposes for which we use and disclose Personal Information.
4. THIRD PARTY SITES
We may also utilize framing techniques that may make it appear that you are still on the Site when you are actually on a third party web site. Please be aware that you are providing your personal information to these third parties and not to this Site.
5. THIRD PARTY VENDORS
We use reasonable organizational, technical and administrative measures to protect Personal Information under our control. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or data storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. If you have any questions about the security of your personal information, or if you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you feel that the security of any account you might have with us has been compromised), please immediately notify us of the problem by contacting us in accordance with the “Contacting Us” section below.
The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card number and personal health information) on our forms, we encrypt that information once it is entered.
7. CHOICES AND ACCESS
a. Your choices regarding our use and disclosure of your Personal Information. We give you choices regarding our use and disclosure of your Personal Information for marketing purposes. You may opt-out from:
We will seek to comply with your request(s) as soon as reasonably practicable. Please note that if you do opt-out of receiving marketing-related messages from us, we may still send you important administrative messages, and you cannot opt-out from receiving administrative messages.
b. How you can access, change or suppress your Personal Information. Upon request, QuinStreet will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your personal information. If you would like to review, correct, update, suppress, delete or otherwise limit our use, on a going-forward basis, of your Personal Information that has been previously provided to us, you may do so by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org and provide the name of the service for which information was provided, your full name, mailing address, phone number and email address so that we may identify you in the opt-out process. For your protection, we will only implement such requests with respect to the Personal Information associated with the particular e-mail address that you use to send us your request, and we may need to verify your identity before implementing your request.
In your request, please make clear what information you would like to have changed, whether you would like to have your Personal Information suppressed from our database or otherwise let us know what limitations you would like to put on our use of your Personal Information. We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.
8. RETENTION PERIOD
9. USE OF SITE BY MINORS
QuinStreet does not knowingly collect, use, or disclose personal information from children under the age of thirteen (13). The Site is not directed to individuals under the age of thirteen (13), and we request that these individuals do not provide Personal Information through the Site. If we are made aware that we have collected personal information from a child under 13 years old, we will delete this information as soon as possible.
10. OPERATION OF OUR SERVICES
Our Services are operated in the United States. If you are located in the European Union, Canada or elsewhere outside of the United States, please be aware that any information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States. By using our Services or providing us with your information, you consent to this transfer.
11. YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
California has passed legislation requiring certain specific disclosures be made available to California residents who use the Internet and provide information that may be used for marketing purposes. That legislation requires any business that discloses a customer's personal information (as defined by the act) to any third party for direct marketing purposes to provide the customer a method for obtaining the names, addresses and certain other specified details of anyone who might have received that personal information. If you are a California resident you may request this information by writing to us at the address below. QuinStreet, Inc. is not obligated to respond to more than one such request from you per calendar year.
13. CONTACTING US
950 Tower Lane, 6th Floor
Foster City, CA 94404
14. QUINSTREET BUSINESSES
QuinStreet Media, Inc.
QuinStreet Insurance Agency, Inc.
15. DISPUTE RESOLUTION
If you have an unresolved privacy or data use concern that we have not addressed satisfactorily, please contact our U.S.-based third party dispute resolution provider (free of charge) at https://feedback-form.truste.com/watchdog/request.