Date of last revision: January 6, 2023

1. Introduction

This Privacy Policy describes the information practices on the website at with all subdomains, collectively, the "Site"). This Privacy Policy is only applicable to the Site and not to any other websites that you may be able to access from the Site, each of which may have data collection, storage, and use practices and policies that differ materially from this Privacy Policy. has several sister sites that manage their own privacy policies. To find those sites’ privacy policies or to contact those sites regarding their respective privacy practices, please follow the links below:

NOTICE TO RESIDENTS OF CALIFORNIA, VIRGINIA, CONNECTICUT, UTAH, AND COLORADO: Additional privacy policies, specifically developed and maintained for residents of California, Virginia, Connecticut, Utah, and Colorado, are found within this Privacy Policy. If you are a resident of these states, you may have additional rights regarding our use of your personal information. To learn more about your privacy rights, click this link.

2. Information Collection Practices


Personal Information Collected. Depending on how you use our Site, we may require you to provide information that personally identifies you ("Personal Information"). Personal Information may include the following categories of information: (1) Contact Data (such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, phone number); and (2) Demographic Data (such as your zip code, date of birth and age). If you communicate with us by email, post messages to any of our chat groups, use the Suppression Tool, bulletin boards, or forums, or otherwise complete online forms, surveys, or contest entries, we may collect this Personal Information from you directly.

Traffic Data Collected. We may automatically track and collect the following categories of information when you visit our Site including: (1) events data including: (i) Internet Protocol ("IP") address, (ii) access times, (iii) browser type and language, (iv) Internet Service Provider ("ISP"), (v) the pages you visit on our Site, (vi) the Content you view on our Site and (vi) the URL of the page that referred you to our website; (2) domain servers; and (3) types of devices accessing the Site (collectively "Traffic Data").


We may use the information collected through the Site to provide services on the Site and related functionality and services. The collected information may be used for a variety of activities, including to:

  • Operate, maintain and improve the Site and its services;
  • Enable you to access and use the Site;
  • Send you notices, updates, security alerts and support and other messages;
  • Provide and deliver the services and features you request, process and complete transactions, and send you related information, including purchase confirmations and invoices;
  • Respond to your comments, questions, and requests and provide customer service and support;
  • Monitor and analyze trends, usage, and activities in connection with the Site and services it provides and for marketing or advertising purposes;
  • Investigate and prevent suspicious or fraudulent transactions, unauthorized use of the Site and other illegal activities;
  • Personalize and improve the Site, and provide content, features, and/or advertisements that match your interests and preferences;
  • Link or combine with other information we receive from third parties to help understand your needs and provide you with better service;
  • To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us;
  • For testing, research, analysis, and product development; and
  • For other purposes about which we notify you or are essential to the Site’s functionality.

We may process and transfer information in and to the U.S. and other countries and territories, which may have different privacy laws from your country of residence. Although our Site is intended for US residents only, we endeavor to safeguard your information consistent with applicable international laws.


Cookies and web beacons are small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages. PeopleConnect may collect information through cookies and web beacons about your web browsing activities such as the address of the page you are visiting, the address of the referrer page you previously visited, the time you are viewing the page, your browsing environment, and your display settings. We may use cookies and web beacons on our Site for the following purposes:

  • Understanding traffic patterns and the number of visitors to the Site
  • Understanding how you use and interact with the Site;
  • Improving PeopleConnect products and services;
  • Optimizing your experience on the Site;
  • Managing our Site.

Please note that cookies may be placed by a third-party service provider who performs these functions for us. These service providers may have their own privacy policies.


We may disclose your personal information for a business purpose to the following categories of third parties:

  • Our affiliates;
  • Service providers;
  • Third parties to whom you or your agents authorize us to disclose your personal information in connection with products or services we provide to you;
  • Law enforcement officers when requested and as required by applicable law, court order, or governmental regulations; and
  • Other third parties as necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property or safety of us, our customers, or others.

Lastly, if we are involved in a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of our assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by us is among the assets transferred, your personal data may be shared with third parties to effectuate this activity in accordance with applicable law.

3. Confidentiality and Security of Personal Information

PeopleConnect uses reasonable security measures to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under the control of PeopleConnect.

4. Public Information

The Site contains links to websites not operated by PeopleConnect. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. Please review the privacy policies of each site you visit. We may also make chat rooms, forums, message boards, and news groups available to you. Please understand that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes accessible to the public. You should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your Personal Information in a public forum.

5. Updates and Changes to Privacy Policy

We may update or modify this Privacy Policy by posting such update or modification on the Site, or by other means as required under applicable law. Any such change, update, or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on the Site. If you do not agree to the new changes, please stop using the Site.

6. Children’s Information

The Site is not directed to children under 13 (or other age as required by local law), and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If you are a parent or guardian and believe your child has uploaded personal information to our site without your consent, you may contact us as described in Contact Information below. If we become aware that a child has provided us with personal information in violation of applicable law, we will delete any personal information we have collected, unless we have a legal obligation to keep it, and terminate the child’s account if applicable.

7. Supplemental Notice for Nevada Residents

If you are a resident of Nevada, you have the right to opt-out of the sale of certain personal information to third parties who intend to license or sell that personal information. You can exercise this right by contacting us at [email protected] with the subject line “Nevada Do Not Sell Request” and providing us with your name and the email address associated with your account. Please note that we do not currently sell your personal information as sales are defined in Nevada Revised Statutes Chapter 603A. If you have any questions, please contact us as set forth in Contact Information below.

8. Additional Information for Residents of California, Virginia, Connecticut, Utah, and Colorado


PeopleConnect collects the following categories of information either from you directly when you interact with our Site. The information PeopleConnect has collected within the last twelve (12) months, as well as the categories of third parties with whom we have shared this information, are described in the table below:

Category of Personal Information Collected by PeopleConnectCategory of Third Parties Personal Information is Disclosed to for a Business PurposeCategory of Third Parties to Whom Personal Information is Sold And/or Shared
A real name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol address, email address, account name, or other similar identifiers.
  • Service providers
  • Data analytics providers
  • Data analytics providers
Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e))
A name, address, telephone number, education, employment, employment history, credit card number, debit card number, or any other financial information. Personal Information does not include publicly available information that is lawfully made available to the general public from federal, state, or local government records. Note: Some personal information included in this category may overlap with other categories.
  • Service providers
  • Data analytics providers
  • Data analytics providers
Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law
Age (40 years or older), national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy or childbirth and related medical conditions), veteran or military status.
  • Service providers
  • Data analytics providers
  • Data analytics providers
Commercial information
Records of personal property, products or services purchased, obtained, or considered, or other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies.
  • Service providers
  • Data analytics providers
  • Data analytics providers
Internet or other electronic network activity
Browsing history, search history, information on a consumer's interaction with an internet website, application, or advertisement.
  • Service providers
  • Data analytics providers
  • Data analytics providers
Sensory data
Audio, electronic, visual, or similar information.
  • Service providers
  • Data analytics providers
  • Data analytics providers
Inferences drawn from other personal information to create a profile about a consumer
Profile reflecting a consumer's preferences.
  • Service providers
  • Data analytics providers
  • Data analytics providers

We may use or disclose the personal information we collect for the purposes outlined in Use of Information above. PeopleConnect will not collect additional categories of personal information or use the personal information we collected for materially different, unrelated, or incompatible purposes without providing you notice.


In the preceding twelve (12) months, PeopleConnect has not sold the personal information of its users. In the preceding twelve (12) months, PeopleConnect has also not shared the personal information of its users to third parties for marketing or advertising purposes, including cross-context behavioral advertising.


Subject to applicable law, if you are a resident of California, Virginia, Connecticut, Utah, or Colorado, you may have the following rights:

  • To Know and Access: to obtain a copy of the specific pieces of personal information we have collected about you. (Note that this right only applies to personal information relating to you, and not to any other user.)
  • Deletion: to request that PeopleConnect delete your personal information. This right may be limited to the extent that PeopleConnect is permitted or required by applicable law to retain information. (Note that if you request deletion of your personal information, you may no longer be able to use or access the Site. If you decide to use or access the Site again, PeopleConnect may consider this a new account, and may collect personal information associated with that account in accordance with this Privacy Policy.)
  • Opt-Out of "Sale" and Certain Sharing Practices: We do not sell the information of our users. We also do not share the information of our users with third parties for marketing or advertising, including cross-context behavioral advertising.
  • Correction: to request the correction of inaccurate personal information that we may have on file about you.
  • Obtain additional details regarding PeopleConnect’s information practices: You may have the right to request disclosures regarding PeopleConnect’s information practices. (Note that this information is generally available in this Privacy Policy).

We will not discriminate against you, in terms of price or services that we offer, if you submit any of the requests listed above.

Verification and Appeal Process: We are required by law to take reasonable steps to verify your identity prior to responding to your request. Please note that your exercise of these rights is subject to certain exemptions to safeguard the public interest (e.g., the prevention or detection of crime) and our interests (e.g., the maintenance of legal privilege). If we are unable to process your request via you authenticating yourself on the Site, we may verify your request by asking for information sufficient to confirm your identity, such as your name, email address, and phone number. Requests to exercise these rights may be granted in whole, in part, or not at all, depending on the scope and nature of the request and as permitted by applicable law. Where required by applicable law, we will notify you if we reject your request, and notify you of the reasons we are unable to honor your request.

If you are a resident of Colorado, Virginia, or Connecticut, you have the right to appeal a request we deny when we have verified your identity and still decline to honor your request. The process for that appeal will be sent to you separately if your request is denied.

Authorized Agent: Depending on where you live, you may have the right to use an authorized agent on your behalf to exercise a privacy right discussed above. If you are an authorized agent acting on behalf of a user to communicate with us or to exercise a privacy right discussed above, you must be able to demonstrate that you have the requisite authorization to act on behalf of the user. If you are an authorized agent trying to exercise rights on behalf of an PeopleConnect user, then you can make a request on the user’s behalf by contacting us as set forth below in the "Contact Information" section: Such requests must include a written authorization from the consumer that includes the consumer’s full name, address, telephone number and valid email address used by the consumer to interact with PeopleConnect that is signed by the consumer and clearly bestows upon the agent the proper authority. Alternatively, an acting agent can provide a valid power of attorney signed by the consumer on the agent’s behalf and a valid email address used by the consumer to interact with PeopleConnect. In addition, for a request under the Right to Know, Right to Delete or Right to Correct, the email address of the consumer will be used to separately verify the agent’s authority directly with the consumer.

Shine the Light Disclosure: does not share your Personal Information with third parties for marketing or advertising purposes as described elsewhere in this Privacy Policy.


If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, the ways in which PeopleConnect collects and uses your information described herein, your choices and rights regarding such use, or wish to exercise your rights, please do not hesitate to contact us at: