infoUSA 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 every marketing
program, and infoUSA has the most comprehensive data in the industry, and is the only company to own a proprietary database
of 210 million U.S. consumers and 14 million U.S. businesses. The infoUSA database powers the directory services of the top
Internet traffic-generating sites. Nearly 4 million customers use infoUSA's products and services to find new customers, grow
their sales, and for other direct telemarketing, customer analysis and credit reference purposes.
infoUSA 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
The information compiled by infoUSA incorporates several data elements for businesses and consumers. The information is
acquired from reliable sources and infoUSA takes great care through specific quality control procedures to verify and
maintain the accuracy of the information.
infoUSA uses several security systems and procedures to safeguard the information, ensuring the data is accessed only by
authorized individuals for legitimate business needs. infoUSA 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, infoUSA will review our customerís 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.
infoUSA 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). infoUSA 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, infoUSA will explain to businesses and consumers the nature and types of sources used to compile the
data. infoUSA 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 infoUSA customers. Requests for information
or access can be made in writing to infoUSA, Inc., Attn: Content Feedback, 1020 E First St, Papillion, NE 68046 or
infoUSA Inc. has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. infoUSA 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 infoUSA Inc. If you have any questions after reading this
privacy statement, you may contact us at 800.321.0869.
Collection of Information
infoUSA 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 infoUSA 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.
infoUSA 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 infoUSA Inc. web sites
and to develop appealing content, features and promotions for visitors. Survey participants are anonymous unless otherwise stated
in the survey. infoUSA Inc. reserves the right to perform statistical analyses of visitors 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. infoUSA Inc. will provide only aggregated
data from these analyses to third parties. Also, visitors should be aware that infoUSA Inc. may sometimes permit third parties
to offer subscription and/or registration-based services through an infoUSA Inc. web site.
infoUSA Inc. is not responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties and visitors should check the applicable privacy
policy of such party when providing personally identifiable information. Visitors should be aware that when they voluntarily
disclose personally identifiable information (e.g., user name, e-mail address) on the bulletin boards or in the chat areas of
infoUSA Inc. sites, that information, along with any substantive information disclosed in the visitor's communication, can be
collected, correlated and used by third parties. This information may result in unsolicited messages from other posters or third
parties. Such activities are beyond the control of infoUSA Inc.
Visitors also should be aware that non-personal information (for example, domain names or e-mail and IP addresses) and data may
be automatically collected through the standard operation of infoUSA Inc.'s internet servers or at infoUSA Inc.'s discretion
through the use of "cookies." "Cookies" are small text files a web site 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 not programs that come onto a visitor's system and damage files. Generally,
cookies work by assigning a unique number to the visitor that has no meaning outside the assigning site. Visitors to infoUSA Inc.
the cookies by advertisers or third parties hosting data for infoUSA Inc. If a visitor does not want information collected through
However, visitors should note that cookies may be necessary to provide them with certain features (e.g., customized delivery of
information) available on the infoUSA Inc. web sites.
Opt Out Policy
Upon a visitor's request, infoUSA Inc. will:
allow any visitor to "opt out" of further promotional contacts;
use reasonable efforts to allow visitors to update/correct personal information previously submitted which he/she states
is erroneous to the extent such activities will not compromise privacy or security interests;
and initiate reasonable efforts to functionally delete the visitor and his/her personal information from its database.
Visitors should be aware that it might be impossible to completely delete erroneous information or a visitor's personal
information without some residual information remaining in its database because of backups and records of deletions.
infoUSA Inc. is responsible for the security of personal information provided by visitors. Strict measures will be taken to
assure against unauthorized access, alteration, or dissemination of personal information.
Disclosure of Information
infoUSA Inc. may disclose visitor information if requested or required to by law, court order, or government or law enforcement
authority. In addition, infoUSA Inc. may in its sole discretion disclose visitor information if it believes in good faith that
disclosure is otherwise necessary or advisable for any reason including without limitation rights or properties of infoUSA
Inc. or any third party.
infoUSA Inc. reserves the right to change this privacy statement at anytime upon providing notification to visitors. This
privacy statement and the policies outlined herein are not intended to and do not create any contractual or other legal
rights in or on behalf of any other person or entity.