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Our Privacy Policy

This web site is provided to you by The Identity Theft Council LLC. The Identity Theft Council is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy explains our privacy practices for our website ("Site"). You can travel through most of our Site without giving us any information about yourself. But sometimes we do need information to provide services that you request. The following statement explains our information-gathering and dissemination practices. Please read the complete The Identity Theft Council Privacy Policy.

What This Privacy Policy Covers

This policy covers how The Identity Theft Council treats personal information that The Identity Theft Council collects and receives, including information related to your past use of The Identity Theft Council products and services. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, email address, or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available.

This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that The Identity Theft Council does not own or control, or to people that The Identity Theft Council does not employ or manage. In addition, certain The Identity Theft Council associated companies have their own privacy statements which can be viewed by clicking on the links.

General Information

The Identity Theft Council may periodically update this Privacy Policy. If so, The Identity Theft Council will post the updated Privacy Policy on this Site. The Identity Theft Council encourages you to review this Privacy Policy from time to time for any changes.

If users have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

By using this Site or any products or services provided through the Site, you expressly consent to the use and disclosure of information as described in this Privacy Policy. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY OF THE TERMS BELOW, YOU SHOULD NOT USE THIS SITE OR THE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OFFERED BY THE IDENTITY THEFT COUNCIL AT THIS SITE.

What Information We Gather/Track

You may decide whether to proceed with any activity that requests personally identifiable information. If you do not wish to provide the requested information, however, you may not be able to complete the transaction. We do not collect information from individuals under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, we ask that you do not submit any personal information through the Site. If we have specific knowledge that an individual under the age of 18 has submitted personally identifiable information to the Site, we will delete such information permanently and without notice.

Except as described below, The Identity Theft Council will only disclose your personally identifiable information to third parties if acting under a good faith belief that such action is necessary (1) to conform to legal requirements; (2) to protect and defend the rights or property of The Identity Theft Council; (3) to enforce The Identity Theft Council Terms of Service; or (4) in the event of a merger, acquisition or sale of all or substantially all The Identity Theft Council' assets relating to the business in connection with which the information was collected. The Identity Theft Council collects personally identifiable information that can be divided into the following categories:

Except in the case of Partner Products (see below), The Identity Theft Council keeps personally identifiable information collected in the course of installation/registration of The Identity Theft Council' products confidential and does not sell, trade or exchange mailing lists with any organization. In the event you no longer wish to receive such information, you may choose to opt out of receiving further communications by complying with the procedures listed in the "Choice/Opt-Out" section of this Privacy Policy.

Technical Support: If you request technical support online, we will ask you for information necessary to complete the transaction such as your name, email address and information about your computer hardware, software, and the nature of the problem you are experiencing.

Partner Application: If you request participation in the partner program online, we will ask you for information necessary to complete the transaction such as company name, email address, and company profile.

If You Opt to Receive Communications, How We Will Contact You


With your permission, The Identity Theft Council will send you communications, including informative emails/newsletters about product upgrades, product updates, new products, and services. These communications provide you with special offers that may be of interest to you, and may include paid advertisements from third parties. The Identity Theft Council uses a third-party provider of outbound email technology to send email from their servers on our behalf. The provider does not collect information about you but does collect requests to unsubscribe.

Special Offers

The Identity Theft Council has relationships with business partners that provide a number of third-party products and services. With your permission, The Identity Theft Council will notify you about special offers that may include links to third-party products and services.

Site Functionality

Persistent "cookies" are small pieces of information that your browser stores on your computer on behalf of a Web site that you have visited. The Site does not use persistent cookies. In order to complete transactions on our site, we do use session cookies. These session cookies do not collect information about you, only about your browser session, and they are destroyed when you close your browser. No data is stored on your computer.

Log Files
We do keep track of the domains from which you visit us on the World Wide Web, and log IP addresses for statistical purposes. We do this to gather broad demographic information for aggregate use to identify and analyze trends and the results of our marketing efforts, to help diagnose problems with our servers and to administer the Site, and analyze users' movements. We may periodically share aggregate demographic information with our business partners. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

The Site contains links to other Web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are "clicking" to another Web site. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of these linked sites, as their privacy policies may differ from ours. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by The Identity Theft Council on this Site.

Security of Your Information
All information gathered on the Site is stored and maintained in secure facilities. In addition, internal security provides that this information is coded with restricted access, and our servers are kept in a secure, locked environment that limits access to authorized personnel only. All The Identity Theft Council employees are briefed about the company's privacy and security policies on a regular basis. The Site is regularly tested for security breaches to ensure that all information collected is secure from unauthorized viewing.

If you have any questions about the security at our Site, you can send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Correcting/Updating Personal Information
You are free to update your information at any time directly through our Site. At your request, The Identity Theft Council will change your information. To change your information, or request that your information be changed, please use one of the following options:

Email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

By Postal Mail:

Attn: Privacy Officer
The Identity Theft Council LLC
1990 North California Blvd
8th Floor
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Our users are given the opportunity to "opt-out" of having their information used for purposes not directly related to our Site at the point where we ask for the information.

In addition, users who no longer wish to continue receiving our communications may opt-out of receiving these communications in the following ways:

- By replying to unsubscribe in the subject line in the email.

- By emailing us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

- By Mail:

Attn: Privacy Officer
The Identity Theft Council LLC
1990 North California Blvd
8th Floor
Walnut Creek, CA 94596