During registration, PaymentSurf collects personal information including your name, email address. After providing PaymentSurf with this information, you are no longer anonymous. You do not have to provide any personal information to use the PaymentSurf service. In addition, we may not be able to provide you with some of the other services dependent upon the collection of such information, such as a personalized home page.
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Other data collected
From time to time, PaymentSurf may collect additional personal and non-personal information about you. This may include:
Information you provide when registering to receive goods or services from one or more of our partners.
Information you provide when entering into a contest, sweepstakes or promotion sponsored by PaymentSurf and/or one of our partners.
Information you provide when filling out a user survey.
Information you provide if you contact our customer service center.
Data related to the areas of PaymentSurf that you visit and how often you visit those areas. This includes co-branded sections of PaymentSurf that are part of our overall service.
Publicly available information that we obtain from third parties.
How does PaymentSurf use personal information?
We use the personal information you supply us, including your registration data, to enhance the PaymentSurf service, fulfill your requests for products, programs, or services, personalize your experience and provide you or permit others to provide you with special offers we think you will find valuable. We also use other information obtained from user site traffic patterns to better provide you with a personalized experience and special advertising offers and promotions. We view personalized advertising as beneficial to our users.
We also use your registration data information in connection with the PaymentSurf Sweepstakes and other promotions in order to track your progress, to notify you if you are a winner and to ensure that we comply with the applicable laws.
PaymentSurf uses the information described above to do, among other things, the following:
Personalize and enhance the PaymentSurf site and service such as providing you with your personalized advertisements we believe will be of interest to you.
Send personalized information about PaymentSurf and its site features, prizes and special offers.
Send you advertising from third parties including selected and trusted PaymentSurf partners.
Provide your personal information to selected 3rd parties.
Provide you with advertising and other promotional offers that we believe will be of interest to you.
Contact users for feedback regarding PaymentSurf partners via email surveys.
We may also use the information we collect to develop summary reports for our advertisers. We provide this information to assist our advertisers in determining how to promote their products. We do not tell our advertisers who it was that saw or clicked on their advertisements unless you have specifically told us this is acceptable.
What choices are available to you regarding the collection, disclosure and distribution of personal information and how can you opt-out?
By maintaining a PaymentSurf account you agree to share all rights to your personal information.
What are cookies are and how they are used by PaymentSurf?
A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier, which is sent to your browser from a web site"s computers and stored on your computer"s hard drive. As a standard practice, PaymentSurf assigns a cookie with an anonymous identifier to each end user.
PaymentSurf uses its own cookies for a number of purposes, including to:
Access your information when you "sign in," so that we can provide you with customized content, such as your profile and account options.
Keep track of preferences you specify while you are using PaymentSurf.
Display relevant advertising banners based on your interests and activity on PaymentSurf.
Estimate and report our total audience size and traffic.
Conduct research to improve PaymentSurf"s content and services.
Require you to re-enter your PaymentSurf password after a certain period of time has elapsed to protect you against others accidentally accessing your account contents.
PaymentSurf does not require users to accept cookies in order to enter or view the site or register. However, if you reject cookies, you will not be able to participate in using the PaymentSurf members area, register, or to access other features. You can set your browser to reject cookies, or to notify you when PaymentSurf or another company sends you a cookie. If you have questions about how to change your browser"s "cookie" settings, please contact the software manufacturer. Please note that some areas or features of PaymentSurf will be significantly slower, or may not function at all, if cookies are disabled.
When you are on PaymentSurf, advertisers and/or our partners may place their own cookies on your computer, even if you remain solely on the site site. PaymentSurf does not control the use that these parties make of the information obtained through the cookies they send. If you have questions or concerns regarding cookies sent to you by companies other than PaymentSurf, we encourage you to contact those companies directly.
Who has access to your personally identifiable information?
Your registration data is password-protected so that only you and PaymentSurf have access to this personal information. You may edit your registration data by using your password.
We recommend that you do not divulge your password to anyone. PaymentSurf will never ask you for your password in an unsolicited phone call or in an unsolicited email. Also, if you share your computer or use a computer that is accessed by the general public (a university, library, etc...), remember to "log out" of your PaymentSurf account and close your browser window when you have finished your session. This will help to ensure that others cannot access your personal information.
How and when is information disclosed to 3rd parties?
In general, PaymentSurf may disclose your personally identifiable information to any third party.
In the event that all or substantially all of PaymentSurf ownership and/or assets are transferred or sold to another entity, PaymentSurf may transfer personally identifiable information to the acquiring entity.
Sweepstakes, Promotions and Sponsorships:
Administering the Site and Compliance with Law:
PaymentSurf may disclose your personally identifiable information if we believe in good faith that we are required to do so in order to comply with applicable law, a subpoena, or other legal process. PaymentSurf may also disclose personally identifiable information when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating our Terms of Service or to protect the safety of our users and the public.
In addition, we may share your personal information under confidentiality agreements with certain third parties which assist us in developing, operating and maintaining PaymentSurf or for determining whether or not to provide you with new services or special offers. Your registration data may be disclosed at any time. PaymentSurf also may disclose or access personally identifiable information for administrative and other purposes that we believe are necessary to develop, maintain and improve our products and services. This may include delivery services, fulfillment houses, and other similar entities.
How can you correct inaccuracies in your personal information?
You may update your personal information as necessary by going to the the profile page, which allows you to access and edit your registration account information given your account has been active for at least 30 days.
What is PaymentSurf"s policy regarding children"s privacy?
PaymentSurf is committed to the safety of our children. Children under 13 may not register or participate in the PaymentSurf program. PaymentSurf does not knowingly collect any personal information from such children at this site.