Reward Summit is committed to maintaining the confidentiality, integrity and security of any personal information about our users. This Privacy and Security Policy explains how we protect personal information provided through our website rewardsummit.com and our mobile application (collectively, the “Site”) and how we use that information in connection with our services offered through the Site (the “Service”). “Personal information” for purposes of this Policy means information that identifies you, such as your name, address, phone number or email address.
Reward Summit stresses its privacy and security standards to guard against identity theft and provide security for your personal information. We regularly re-evaluate our security and privacy policies and adapt them as necessary to deal with new challenges and legislation.
Simply put, we do not and will not sell or rent your personal information to anyone, for any reason, at any time. Reward Summit uses and discloses your personal information only as follows:
In the event that you access the Service as brought to you by one of our co-branded partners, through a co-branded URL, your email address used for registration on the Service may be provided to that co-brand partner.
Certain areas and features of the Site are available to you without registration or the need to provide to us any information. However, other features of the Site or the Service may require registration, which involves provision to Reward Summit of an email address, a password, and your zip code and to participate on our forum boards, a username (collectively the “Registration Information”). In order to benefit from the full functionality of the Service, you also must provide your third-party account credentials and information (“Account Credentials”) to allow Reward Summit to access your account data at those other financial institutions, merchants and service providers (“Account Information”) for your use.
From time to time we may request other personal information to provide you with other benefits of the Service. In all such instances, you will be given the opportunity to provide or to decline to provide that information, and it will be used only for the stated purpose. Reward Summit may make anonymous or aggregate personal information and disclose such data only in a non-personally identifiable manner to:
Such information does not identify you individually. Access to your Registration Information, Account Credentials, Account Information and any other personal information you provide is strictly restricted and used in accordance with specific internal procedures and safeguards governing access, in order to operate, develop or improve the Service. The individuals with access to this type of information have been selected in accordance with our security policies and practices and are bound by confidentiality obligations. They may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations. We may also use third party vendors or service providers to help us provide the Service to you, such as sending e-mail messages on our behalf or hosting and operating a particular feature or functionality of the Service. Our contracts with these third parties outline the appropriate use and handling of your information and prohibit them from using any of your personal information for purposes unrelated to the product or service they're providing. We require such third parties to maintain the confidentiality of the information we provide to them.
If your Registration Information changes during your subscription to Reward Summit, you may update it any time via the Service.
When you visit the Site, we may collect technical and navigational information, such as browser type, Internet protocol address, pages visited, and average time spent on our Site. This information may be used, for example, to alert you to software compatibility issues, or it may be analyzed to improve our Site design and functionality.
"Cookies" are alphanumeric identifiers in the form of text files that are inserted and stored by your Web browser on your computer’s hard drive or in your phone’s memory. Reward Summit may set and access cookies on your computer or phone to track and store preferential information about you. Reward Summit may gather information about you through cookie technology. For example, Reward Summit may assign a cookie to you, to limit the amount of times you see a particular Reward Summit Offer or to help better determine which Reward Summit Offers to serve to you. Please note that most Internet browsers will allow you to stop cookies from being stored on your computer and to delete cookies stored on your computer. If you choose to eliminate cookies, the full functionality of the Service may be impaired for you. We encode our cookies so that only we can interpret the information stored in them.
Web beacons are images embedded in a Web page or email for the purpose of measuring and analyzing site usage and activity. Reward Summit, or third party service providers acting on our behalf, may use Web beacons to help us analyze Site usage and improve the Service.
If you use a bulletin board, blog or chat room on our Site, you should be aware that any information you submit there can be read, collected or used by other users and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personal information you choose to submit in these forums. These forums may be hosted by Reward Summit or by one of our third party service providers on Reward Summit’s behalf.
From time to time, Reward Summit may offer you the opportunity to participate in contests, giveaways and other promotions. Any information submitted in connection with such activities will be treated in accordance with this Privacy and Security Policy, except as specifically set forth in the rules for those contests, giveaways or promotions. From time to time, Reward Summit Reward Summit may also ask you to participate in surveys designed to help Reward Summit improve the Site. Any personal information provided to Reward Summit in connection with any survey will be used only in relation to that survey and as elsewhere set forth in this Policy.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, Reward Summit reserves the right (and you authorize Reward Summit) to share or disclose your personal information when Reward Summit determines, in its sole discretion, that the disclosure of such information is necessary or appropriate:
Personal information may be transferred to a third party as a result of a sale, acquisition, merger, reorganization or other change of control. If we sell, merge or transfer any part of our business, part of the sale may include your personal information. If so, you will be asked if you'd like to stop receiving promotional information following any change of control.
Your data is yours. You can remove it anytime you want. When you request us to delete your account for the Service, your data will be permanently expunged from our primary production servers and further access to your account will not be possible. We will also promptly disconnect any connection we had established to your Account Information and delete all account credentials. However, portions of your data, consisting of aggregate data derived from your Account Information, may remain on our production servers indefinitely. Your data may also remain on a backup server or media. Reward Summit keeps these backups to ensure our continued ability to provide the Service to you in the event of malfunction or damage to our primary production servers. We also reserve the right to use any aggregated or anonymous data derived from or incorporating your personal information.
Reward Summit subscribers have the ability to opt-out of receiving our promotional emails or other communications and to terminate their subscriptions by following the instructions in the emails. Opting out in this manner will not end transmission of service-related emails, such as email alerts.
We use a combination of firewall barriers, encryption techniques and authentication procedures, among others, to maintain the security of your online session and to protect Reward Summit accounts and systems from unauthorized access. When you register for the Service, Reward Summit requires a password from you for your privacy and security. Reward Summit transmits information such as your Registration Information for Reward Summit or Account Credentials securely. However, it is important to understand that these precautions apply only to our Site and systems. We exercise no control over how your information is stored, maintained or displayed by third parties or on third-party sites.
From the time you submit your Login ID and Password, these communications between your computer and Reward Summit are encrypted. This enables client and server applications to communicate in a way that is designed to prevent eavesdropping, tampering and message forgery.
If you have a security related concern, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will work closely with you to ensure a rapid and personal response to your concerns.
We update this Privacy and Security Policy periodically. The date last revised appears at the top of the Policy. Changes take effect immediately upon posting.
If you have questions, comments, concerns or feedback regarding this Privacy and Security Policy or any other privacy or security concern, send an e-mail to email@example.com.