Information Collection and Usage
ReferAFriend.com requires customers who request information, and subsequently register to use our products
and services to provide contact information such as their name, company name, address, phone number
and email address and later financial qualification and billing information such as billing name
and address, credit card number, and the number of users within the customer's organization.
ReferAFriend.com typically asks for additional information when a customer or visitor requests information
about our products and services. This information often includes title, department, fax number and
additional company information such as annual revenues, number of employees, and industry.
Customers and visitors can choose to "opt out" of providing this additional information.
ReferAFriend.com uses the collected information to set up accounts for customers and their respective
companies. We may also use the information to contact customers to further discuss their interest
in ReferAFriend.com, our products and services and to send information on ReferAFriend.com, our partners, and
notices of promotions and upcoming events, if the customer or visitor has so opted to receive these
communications. ReferAFriend.com customers will automatically be subscribed to our email newsletter as
part of the set up process. All customers have the opportunity to choose to opt out from receiving
our newsletter. Customer information will not be shared or distributed.
ReferAFriend.com customers will be asked to provide an email address when registering for usage of
ReferAFriend.com products and services. This is used to send notification of product updates and service
and support information. Customers can choose to opt out of receiving these notifications. Again,
customer information will not be shared or distributed.
Except as explicitly stated at the time ReferAFriend.com requests information, or as explicitly defined in
our Terms of Service, we do not disclose to any third
party the information provided. All financial and billing information we collect is used solely to
check qualifications of prospective customers and to invoice our customers for their usage of
ReferAFriend.com products and services. This billing information is not used by ReferAFriend.com for marketing
and/or promotional purposes.
ReferAFriend.com uses a third party for credit card processing. This intermediary is solely a link in the
distribution chain, and is not permitted to store, retain, or use the information provided except
for the sole purpose of credit card processing.
ReferAFriend.com maintains log files tracking IP addresses to analyze trends, help diagnose problems with
our servers and to monitor traffic/usage in order to provide better service to our customers and
visitors. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
convenience and efficiency of your experience when using our products and services. A cookie is a
piece of data stored on the user's hard drive tied to statistical information about the user.
Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information in ReferAFriend.com
products and email messages. You can always choose to not accept cookies, but you may not be able
to use some of the ReferAFriend.com products and services.
A Note to Recipients of Email Messages from ReferAFriend.com Users
ReferAFriend.com does not retain email address information after our users delete from our servers.
ReferAFriend.com does not monitor or limit our users from creating email messages. We do, however,
quickly and fervently respond to notification of violations or abuses of ReferAFriend.com
Terms of Service, including failure to honor opt-outs.
Disclosure of Data
ReferAFriend.com will only disclose your Data (as defined collectively above under the topic
Information Collection and Usage), the contents of your private communications, or the
contact information of your recipients if required to do so by law, or as otherwise stated in this
Statement, or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (1) conform to the edicts
of the law or comply with legal process served on ReferAFriend.com; (2) protect and defend the rights or
property of ReferAFriend.com and others, including among other things to enforce our Terms of Service; (3)
act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of its members or the public; (4) to
correct technical problems and malfunctions in how we provide our service to you and to technically
process your information; (5) to take precautions against liability; (6) to respond to claims that
information you have submitted to ReferAFriend.com has violated the rights or interests of a third party;
or (7) as permitted by law or to provide information to law enforcement agencies. Also, certain
technical processing of email messages and their content that are required for: (1) sending and
receiving messages; (2) conform to connecting networks' technical requirements; (3) conform to the
limitations of the Service; or (4 other similar technical connecting requirements.
It is possible that as we continue to develop our business, ReferAFriend.com may be acquired. In such a
transaction, customer information may be transferred to the acquiring entity. Users will be
notified via email prior to a change of ownership
or control of their personal information. If as a result of the business transition, the users'
personally identifiable information will be used in a manner materially different from that stated
at the time of collection they will be given choice consistent with our notification of changes
Other Web Sites; Links
ReferAFriend.com's web site, or messages created with ReferAFriend.com Services, may contain links to other Web
sites. ReferAFriend.com is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.
As described above, third parties may independently collect information about you when you view
ads or other communications from third parties through ReferAFriend.com products or services. If you do
not want those companies to collect information about you, please contact them directly.
Changes to this Statement
ReferAFriend.com reserves the right to make changes to this Statement and to our information gathering and
dissemination practices and will provide notification of the change with a minimum of thirty (30)
business days prior to the changes taking effect. If as a result of this change, the users'
personally identifiable information will be used in a manner different from that stated at the time
of collection they will be given choice.