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Updated August 1, 2016 (See archived privacy policy)                                  

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Online Trust Alliance, (OTA) is committed to protecting your privacy.  By accessing the Site, you are consenting to the information collection and use practices described in this privacy policy. 

Note on or about October 1, 2017, OTA will legally be part of the Internet Society.  Please visit the Internet Society’s Privacy Statement for additional information on their privacy practices and policies as their data sharing and use practices with third parties are broader than those historically advocated by OTA.  ISOC will be updating their Privacy Statement to align to OTA’s as well as to comply with the forthcoming GDPR requirements.  If you have any questions or wish to have your data removed, please email

Collection and Use
We need to collect certain information that personally identifies you in order to contact you, provide a service or carry out a transaction that you have requested, including, but not limited to, name, e-mail address, information about your job or company and credit card information.  OTA may use your personal information to provide you with more effective customer service, to improve the Site: ( and any related OTA products or services.  We may use your personal information to provide you with important information about the product or service that you are using, including critical updates and notifications. [Learn More]

Data Sharing
OTA does not share or sell any data to third parties with the exception of third parties who provide services on our behalf.  OTA occasionally hires other companies, consultants and contractors to provide limited services. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of the information and are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.  [Learn More

Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies
We and our service providers may use tracking technologies such as cookies, beacons, tags, scripts or similar technologies, to analyze trends, administer the Site, track users’ movements around the Site, and gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies from these companies on an individual or aggregated basis. [Learn More]

User Options
OTA honors a user’s Do Not Track Setting, directing a site to not share tracking information with any third party with the exception of providing services on OTA’s behalf as outlined above. Receiving email messages from OTA is optional and we provide choice options. Users can also access the personal information they have provided to OTA for the purposes of reviewing, updating, and deleting such information.  [Learn More]

Data Security
We have implemented generally accepted standards of security features throughout the Site that are intended to prevent the unauthorized release of or access to the user information we collect online. 

Other Information
The Site is not targeted nor directed to children under the age of eighteen. To contact us, please visit the Contact Us page.

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