Prospect Customer is the leading provider of business and consumer information products, database marketing
services, data processing services and sales and marketing solutions. Content is the essential ingredient in
marketing program, and Prospect Customer has access to the most comprehensive data in the industry, and is one
the only companies to own a proprietary database of 230 million U.S. consumers and 20 million U.S. businesses.
Prospect Customer database powers the directory services of the top Internet traffic-generating sites. Nearly
thousand customers use Prospect Customer's products and services to find new customers, grow their sales, and
other direct telemarketing, customer analysis and credit reference purposes.
Prospect Customer recognizes the privacy interests of the businesses and consumers on which it collects information and has implemented comprehensive and formal data protection policies which balance privacy expectations with the legitimate business need of our customers.
The information compiled by Prospect Customer incorporates several data elements for businesses and consumers. The information is acquired from reliable sources and Prospect Customer takes great care through specific quality control procedures to verify and maintain the accuracy of the information.
Prospect Customer uses several security systems and procedures to safeguard the information, ensuring the data is accessed only by authorized individuals for legitimate business needs. Prospect Customer will not transmit or sell the compiled information to third parties without obtaining a written or electronic agreement that defines the rights and responsibilities with respect to the data. Further, Prospect Customer will review our customer's use of the data to ensure sensitive data is being handled in accordance with required protections, and that this information is not used for deceptive, misleading, distasteful, or suspicious purposes.
Prospect Customer complies with all applicable federal and state laws concerning data privacy, as well as best practices and procedures and guidelines established by industry groups of which the company is a contributing member, including the Direct Marketing Association (DMA). Prospect Customer maintains agreements with its customers containing strict controls on the data as required by the applicable laws and industry standards. The company also encourages its customers that are not members of the DMA or other applicable industry groups to comply with the standards and guidelines established by those groups.
Communication, Access, and Correction
Upon a reasonable request, Prospect Customer will explain to businesses and consumers the nature and types of sources used to compile the data. Prospect Customer maintains procedures by which businesses can request corrections for any incorrect data, as well as request any business or consumer information be suppressed from compiled lists which are marketed to Prospect Customer customers. Requests for information or access can be made in writing to Prospect Customer, Inc.
Prospect Customer Inc. has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. Prospect Customer Inc. believes that concern for everyone's privacy is a basis for sound business practices within direct marketing and other arenas. This statement is intended to apply to all visitors of web sites owned and operated by Prospect Customer Inc. If you have any questions after reading this privacy statement, you may contact us.
Collection of Information
Prospect Customer Inc. does not collect personally identifiable information about visitors except when visitors specifically provide such information on a voluntary basis. For example, such personally identifiable information may be gathered from the registration process for subscription sites or services and in connection with content submissions, community postings (e.g., chat and bulletin boards), suggestions, and transactional areas. Such information may be used by Prospect Customer Inc. for the following purposes: contacting a subscriber regarding account status, changes to the subscriber agreement, special discounts, promotions, products offered and other matters relevant to the underlying service and/or the information collected.
Prospect Customer Inc. values opinions and comments from visitors, so we occasionally conduct online surveys. These surveys are entirely optional for all visitors. Most frequently, the information is aggregated and used to make improvements to Prospect Customer Inc. web sites and to develop appealing content, features and promotions for visitors. Survey participants are anonymous unless otherwise stated in the survey. Prospect Customer Inc. reserves the right to perform statistical analyses of visitor's behavior and characteristics. In order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of the site and to inform advertisers of such information as well as the number of visitors that have been exposed to or clicked on their advertising banners. Prospect Customer Inc. will provide only aggregated data from these analyses to third parties. Also, visitors should be aware that Prospect Customer Inc. may sometimes permit third parties to offer subscription and/or registration-based services through an Prospect Customer Inc. web site.
Visitors also should be aware that non-personal information (for example, domain names or e-mail and IP
and data may be automatically collected through the standard operation of Prospect Customer Inc.'s internet
or at Prospect Customer Inc.'s discretion through the use of "cookies." "Cookies" are small text files a web
can use to recognize repeat visitors, facilitate a visitor's ongoing access to and use of the site, track usage
behavior and compile aggregate data that will allow content improvements and targeted advertising. Cookies are
programs that come onto a visitor's system and damage files. Generally, cookies work by assigning a unique
to the visitor that has no meaning outside the assigning site. Visitors to Prospect Customer Inc. web sites
through the cookies by advertisers or third parties hosting data for Prospect Customer Inc. If a visitor does
visitor to deny or accept the cookie feature. However, visitors should note that cookies may be necessary to
provide them with certain features (e.g., customized delivery of information) available on the Prospect
Inc. web sites.
Opt Out Policy
Upon a visitor's request, Prospect Customer Inc. will: