Your privacy is vital to our long-term relationship with you,
and protecting your privacy is just one part of our mission
to provide you with highly personalized and valuable service.
In addition, in an effort to comply with the Children's Online
Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), we will not knowingly collect
personally identifying information from children under the
age of 13.
- What Information is Collected; How Information is
Collected; and by Whom is Information Collected
- The Sharing of Collected Information
- How You Can Access, Change or Limit the Information Collected About You
- Security of Information
What Information is Collected; How Information
is Collected; and by Whom is Information Collected
Required Personally Identifiable
To register on our Web site, you must submit your name and
e-mail address. In addition, to purchase a calling card,
you must submit additional information, including your address,
phone number and credit card information. This required
personally identifiable information is necessary for us
to process transactions for you, protect you against credit
card fraud and contact you. When you register with InstantRecharge.com,
we will ask you for a "e-mail." The e-mail you select
may appear on the web site in connection with future services
we provide, such as discussion forums in which you may voluntarily
We will never share the
information stored on that database, as well as other information
we collect or you provide with any business
partners or third parties, including those who offer services that complement
those provided by us or which we believe may be of interest
to you. We
When you authorize a purchase transaction, we will collect
certain information related to that transaction such as
the location from which you are requesting the search
or transaction, the product or service involved, the quantity
or amount of the product or service and certain personally
identifiable information, such as your password, your
credit card information and any special handling requests.
This personally identifiable information will never knowingly
appear in public areas of our Web site.
Third Party Information
During the processing of your transactions, we collect
verification information from our credit card authorization
services. Credit card authorization services verify that
credit card information and address that they have on
file for you matches the information that you have provided
We collect general information about you when you visit
our web site. This information includes technical information
related to your computer and the manner in which you are
accessing our site and includes such information as the
internet protocol (IP) address of your computer, what operating
system your computer is using, what browser software (e.g.,
Explorer, Netscape or other) your computer is using, and
who your Internet service provider is, the Uniform Resource
Locator ("URL") of the web site from which you just came
and the URL to which you go next and certain operating metrics,
such as the amount of time you use our Web site.
The general information that we gather about you may be
aggregated with general information of all users to help
us better understand how our site is used. In addition,
we aggregate the general information and the personal information.
We compile and analyze this aggregated information so that
we can provide more meaningful information to corporate
partners and more relevant content and advertisements to
The Sharing of Collected Information
Personally Identifiable Information
As noted above, we only share certain information about you with
those of our vendors who are responsible for handling your
account or performing other necessary services that you
require. We will not share your personally
identifying information with other third parties without
your consent, except for the following limited purposes:
- We are compelled to do so by law or by an order of a court or governmental authority.
- In order to cooperate with law enforcement authorities or governmental regulatory bodies, and if we find any fraudulant activities.
- As necessary to complete a transaction for you.
- As we deem necessary to protect the rights, safety or property of InstantRecharge.com, our users or others o
- If you use our Web site through a link from one of our
promotional partners, then we may be required to share
your user registration information or other personally
identifying information about any search or transaction
that you initiate through such promotional partner with
Aggregated General Information
In addition, we may share aggregated general information about
our site with our business partners or the general public.
For example, we may share information regarding the daily
number of unique users to our site with potential corporate
partners or others. Aggregated data does not contain any information
that could be used to contact or identify you.
Third Party Sites
We may publish links to other sites from our web site. Please
note that InstantRecharge.com does not control the content, practices
or policies of any other site, including what information
those sites collect about you. Accordingly, we do not endorse
or hold ourselves responsible for the privacy policies or
information gathering practices of any site that you may
link to from our site. In addition, you may choose to respond
to advertisements that are posted on our web site or made
available via our service or to direct marketing offers
from third party sponsors or advertisers. We do not control
the content, practices or policies of our sponsors or advertisers
and, accordingly, do not endorse or hold ourselves responsible
for the privacy policies or information gathering practices
of any sponsor or advertiser who may collect information
How You Can Access, Limit or Change the
Information Collected About You
InstantRecharge.com uses the highest security standard available (SSL)
to encrypt all of your credit card and personally identifiable
information while it is in transit to us. All data stored
on the InstantRecharge.com server is protected by a secure "firewall"
so that no unauthorized use or activity can take place.
Although InstantRecharge.com will make every effort to safeguard your
personal information from loss, misuse or alteration by
third parties, you should be aware that there is always
some risk that thieves may find a way to thwart our security
system or that transmissions over the Internet will be intercepted.
we do, then we will post such amendments to this document
so that you may always have access to our most recent policy.
We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify,
and from time to time. If at any point we decide to disclose
personal information in a manner different from that stated
at the time it was collected, we will notify users by email.
You will be given t he choice at that time to "opt-out"
of any disclosures of your personal information that you
made available to us prior to the change in our policy.
Acknowledgment and Acceptance of our Privacy
This Privacy Statement is incorporated into and subject
As you know, your use of the InstantRecharge.com web site is subject
to the Terms. When you register with us, you affirmatively
agree to all terms of the Terms, including this Privacy
Policy. Your continued use of this Web site constitutes
your continued agreement to the terms of the Terms, including