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We respect your good looks and your privacy! This document explains what happens to your information when you use our site.
"Personal Information" means any information that may be used to identify an individual or your account, including, but not limited to, first and last name, home or other physical address, email address and password, phone number, age information, social security number, tax identification number, policy and/or driving record information, credit information, and credit card or other payment information. We may ask you to provide Personal Information that will enable us to enhance your use of the Service, for purposes such as facilitating correspondence with you, registering your entitlement to access certain special features, or to complete transactions. It is always your choice whether or not to provide that Personal Information. If you choose not to provide requested Personal Information, you may not be able to use certain features of the Service.
Technical Information. We may collect and use technical data and related information—including but not limited to technical information about your device(s), system and application software, and peripherals—that is gathered periodically to facilitate the provision of software updates, product support, and other services to you (if any) related to the Service. We may also automatically receive and record information on our server logs from your browser, which could include your IP address, cookie information, browser information, and the page you request. We do not deem this information to constitute Personal Information and while we will not use it in a way that associates such information with you, such information may be aggregated and used. The Zebra owns this information and may use it in any manner it deems appropriate.
Location Based Information. You also acknowledge and agree that The Zebra may collect location-based data from you through the Service ("Location Based Information").
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We collect info that tells us about who you are and where you are, as well as technical data about how you’re accessing our site. We own the technical info.
Except as otherwise set forth herein, or in any applicable Terms of Service, Personal Information and Location Based Information that you provide will be used to support your relationship with The Zebra and our products and services or partners. Among other things, we want to help you quickly find information through our Service, leverage our tools in connection with your authorized use of our products and services, process payment, facilitate interaction with third party services, and alert you to product upgrades, special offers, updated information and other new products and services from The Zebra.
[The Zebra may use Location Based Information, as long as it is in a form that does not personally identify you, to improve, market or promote its products (including without limitation to comply with applicable laws or regulations related to insurance) or to provide services or technologies to you. The Zebra may also sell or license Location Based Information regarding its users to third parties, including Service Providers, but not in a manner in which the recipient will be able to identify you personally. You acknowledge that certain information or content that you provide in connection with the Service may inherently allow or help third parties to personally identify you.]
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We use your personal info to make The Zebra’s services better or more accurate. In some cases, your personal info will be shared-with & used to help connect you with our partners.
The Zebra may rent, sell or share Personal Information or Location Based Information it collects about you to or with third parties. Personal Information and Location Based Information collected from you is commonly used to provide you with products and services and to comply with any requirements of law.
By submitting your e-mail address and/or phone number (as the case may be) via The Zebra or our properties, you authorize us to use that e-mail address and phone number to contact you periodically, via e-mail, SMS text message, and manually-dialed and/or auto-dialed telephone calls, concerning (i) your insurance-related or quote requests, (ii) any administrative issue regarding our services and/or (iii) information or offers that we feel may be of interest to you. We may also send e-mails to you periodically regarding updated quotes or offerings. You may opt out of receiving e-mails from us at any time by unsubscribing as set forth in the applicable e-mail. Additionally, by filling out information on The Zebra as part of your request for information about insurance policies and quotations, you authorize us to provide that information to various insurance companies, insurance agents and other related third parties that participate in our network. Some insurance companies or third parties may then provide your personal information to their insurance carriers, suppliers and other related vendors in order to generate price quotations and information relevant to insurance policies that you have requested. These third parties may use the contact information (including telephone number(s)) you have provided to contact you directly with quotations by means of telephone (manually or auto-dialed), fax, email and postal mail, even if you have registered your phone number(s) on local and/or national no-call lists. You further acknowledge and agree that each third-party that receives your quote request from this website or from our affiliates may confirm your information through the use of a consumer report, which may include among other things, your driving record and/or credit score. For purposes of faxing, it is understood that insurance companies or third parties have an established business relationship with each user of this website, if required to comply with the then current law
Agents or contractors of The Zebra may have access to your Personal Information and Location Based Information on a need-to-know basis for the purpose of performing services on behalf of The Zebra. All such agents or contractors who have access to such information are asked to keep the information confidential and not use it for any other purpose than to carry out the services they are performing or as otherwise required by law.
We may also share certain Personal Information or Location Based Information with institutions providing possible product offerings to you based on the information you submit through the Website (e.g. financial institutions and/or insurance companies), and/or certain The Zebra vendors in order to allow them to use that information to obtain and provide us with additional information about you, and/or product offerings that might be of interest to you.
The Zebra or its agents or contractors may disclose Personal Information or Location Based Information if required to do so by law 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; (2) protect and defend the rights or property of The Zebra or its agents or contractors; or (3) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public.
Finally, if The Zebra should ever merge with another organization, file for bankruptcy, or sell our assets, we may transfer the information you provide to us on through the Service to a third party or share your Personal Information to the company with which we enter into such transaction as a part of such transaction.
By submitting your information on The Zebra, the following companies or their agents or partners may contact you: 21st Century, AAA, Acceptance, AIG, AIS, All Web Leads, Allstate, American Family, Amica, Answer Financial, Assurance, Astoria Company, Bankrate (InsuranceQuotes.com), Consumer United (Goji Insurance), Dairyland, Datalot, Direct Auto, Discount Insurance Quotes, DoublePositive, Encompass, Erie, Farm Bureau, Farmers, GEICO, The General, GMAC/NGIC, Hanover, The Hartford, Hometown Quotes, InsuraMatch, Katch, Kemper, Leadnomics, Liberty Mutual, Lighthouse Insurance, Match Media Group, MediaAlpha, Mercury, MetLife, Moss Corporation, Nationwide, Nexus Enterprise Solutions, PemCo, Plymouth Rock, Precise Leads, Progressive, Prudential, QuinStreet, QuoteWizard, Safe Auto, Safeco, SelectQuote, Sentry, State Farm, TheZebra.com (Insurance Zebra), Travelers, Underground Elephant, Unitarian, or USAA
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Our agents might have access to your personal details in order to do their jobs: but they’ll do their best to keep it confidential. We might share or sell personal or location info to companies interested in offering you products, or our vendors, so they can use that info to provide us more info about you and what you might like to buy. We can disclose personal details if the law tells us too, to protect ourselves, or in the interest of public or user safety. Finally, if our organization goes through a giant transition like bankruptcy or a merger, we might transfer your info.
We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards designed to protect Personal Information, and our systems are designed to protect Personal Information from unauthorized usage on shared computers in that users are required to log in through our applications. Despite the actions and precautions we take, however, no data transmissions over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Consequently, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of your Personal Information and you transmit it to us at your own risk.
Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose Personal Information through public facing aspects of the Service, through e-mail, or in chat areas, that information can be collected and used by others. In short, by posting Personal Information online that is publicly accessible, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return. We are not responsible for the security or privacy of any Personal Information you choose to submit in connection with these public features.
We may send an email to you at the email address you have provided to us in the event of a security breach. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing.
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We work hard to keep your info private. However, because the Internet can never be 100 percent secure, you give us your info at your own risk. When you put your personal info out there, it can be collected and used by others. We’re not responsible for keeping any of that information private or secure. If we have a security breach, we may email you (which could be required by law, depending on where you live).
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If you get to us through another site or choose to click-off to another site from ours, they might collect your personal info. We’re not responsible for those privacy policies. Also, your info can be made available to third parties via software applications.
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We often use tools for the purpose of remarketing to you on third-party websites. For example, if you visit TheZebra.com, you may begin to notice that The Zebra starts showing up in your Facebook news feed, or in other advertisements throughout the internet. Many of these tools offer you the ability to adjust your advertising preferences or to opt-out altogether.
Personal Information collected through the Service may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which The Zebra or its affiliates, subsidiaries, agents or contractors maintain facilities, and by using the Service, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.
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We’re worldwide, yo! And so is your info.