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Privacy Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy (“Statement”) applies to CountAbout Corporation (“CountAbout”) and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Statement, unless otherwise noted, all references to CountAbout Corporation include countabout.com and CountAbout. The CountAbout website (“Site”) is a personal financial management website. By using the Site, you consent to the data practices described in this Statement. This Statement applies to all personal and non-personal information received by CountAbout, whether in electronic, written, or verbal format. Please also review CountAbout’s Terms of Use, which governs your use of and relationship with the Site. Particularly, the Terms of Use provide guidance on your account with the Site and its security, including password use and protection.

Collection of your Personal Information CountAbout may collect personally identifiable information, such as your name. If you purchase CountAbout's products and services, we are provided billing information via a third party payment provider. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction. CountAbout encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from CountAbout so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. These entities are governed by their own privacy policies and not this Statement. CountAbout is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the CountAbout website. CountAbout does not require you to share any personally identifiable information to sign up for a free account. All you need to provide is your email address. CountAbout does not require you to store your online banking credentials, including usernames and passwords, on our server(s). If you choose to store personal financial information, such as financial account transactions, on the Site, so that you may access and manipulate this information using the Site’s tools and services, this Statement will apply to and protect such personal information.

Use of your Personal Information CountAbout collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested. CountAbout DOES NOT sell, rent, lease, or otherwise disclose your personal information to third parties. CountAbout DOES NOT sell, rent, lease, or otherwise disclose its customer lists to third parties. CountAbout may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered. This contact may occur through the email address you provided to set up your account, or through any user contact system that CountAbout provides through the Site. CountAbout may keep track of the pages our users visit within CountAbout, in order to determine what CountAbout services are the most popular. Additionally, CountAbout may use a variety of methods to detect and address anomalous activity and screen content to prevent abuse. CountAbout may provide some public information to search engines. This information allows search engines to locate the Site. CountAbout will not disclose your personal information for this purpose. CountAbout will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on CountAbout or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of CountAbout; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of CountAbout, or the public.

Security of your Personal Information CountAbout shall take reasonable steps to secure your personal information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol. CountAbout cannot guarantee the security of information on or transmitted via the Internet.

Your Personal Information is as secure as your login credentials CountAbout’s policies and security protocols protect the security of your personal information. However, your account is only as secure as the steps you take to protect your login credentials. You are responsible for keeping your login password secure. Do not disclose your password to any third party. Additionally, you should change your password periodically. Please refer to the Terms of Use for further guidance on managing your account and its security.

Termination of Service and Deletion of Data You control your personal information. You may permanently delete your personal information from CountAbout’s servers at any time. Additionally, if you or CountAbout choose to terminate your service, CountAbout will delete your personal information. CountAbout reserves the right to maintain a record of personal information on backup servers for a reasonable period of time, in order to continually and effectively provide CountAbout’s services to users.

Business or Asset Transfer or Sale CountAbout may be sold, sell or buy businesses or assets of businesses, or merge with another business. Your personal information may be transferred as a result of such a transaction or change of control, but only in accordance with this Statement.

Children Under Thirteen CountAbout does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

Opt-Out & Unsubscribe We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from CountAbout by contacting us here:
Web page: countabout.com
Email: unsubscribe@countabout.com

Changes to this Statement CountAbout reserves the right to modify this Statement at any time, and will do so from time to time, to reflect company and customer feedback. Each modification shall be effective upon its posting to the Site. Your continued use of the Site following any such modification constitutes your acceptance of any changes to this Statement. CountAbout encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how CountAbout is protecting your information.

Contact Information CountAbout welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement. If you believe that CountAbout has not adhered to this Statement, please contact CountAbout at:

privacy@countabout.com.

Effective as of October 1, 2012