Privacy Policy


As a result of our unique position as the premier collection of public records databases on the Internet, is highly sensitive to the privacy concerns of our users, and therefore strongly committed to protecting our users' privacy every step of the way. As part of that commitment, we have outlined in detail what information will be collected, what measures are in place to protect that information, how that information will be used, with whom that information may be shared and on what basis that sharing will take place. And we assure you, the user, that we will at all times abide by the terms of this Privacy Policy and honor the trust that you have invested in us. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us via our online form, located at; we will do our best to address your query in a timely and professional manner.

Security is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide on limited access computer systems that are protected by firewalls and located within controlled facilities. Access to your personal information is limited to specific corporate employees who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs. When those employees leave the family, their old passwords are revoked on an immediate basis. When we transmit highly confidential information (such as a credit card number) over the Internet, we protect it through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol, and through the use of our login system.

Legal Compliance shares information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of’s terms of service, or as otherwise required by law.


Links published on directing the user to Websites containing public record databases, or to Websites of strategic partners do not contain tracking technologies other than tracking clickthrough traffic. Please be aware that is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites, and that no representations are made as to personally identifiable information gathered by those Websites themselves. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Website.


Children are not eligible to subscribe to our newsletter or other services, and we ask that minors (under the age of 18) do not submit any personal information to us. does not knowingly sell to anyone under the age of 18.

Information Collection

The level of personally identifiable information collected by directly corresponds with the user's level of usage, as follows:

  • Basic Users
  • E-Mail Newsletter Subscribers
  • Premium Services
  • Partner Websites

Basic Users utilizes traffic statistics as a tool to optimize our site's usefulness to our users. For this reason, as well as for security purposes (e.g., logging hack attacks), collects I.P. Addresses (the equivalent of Internet "mailing addresses"; they tell other computers on the Internet where to send the information you have requested, such as new web pages or images. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information), browser type, domain names, access times, referring URL, and page view information of users who browse all areas of our Website. Individual information will not be shared with third parties, but aggregate site statistics may be shared for evaluation purposes.

E-mail Newsletter Subscribers

On a semi-regular basis (currently about twice annually), publishes an e-mail newsletter that tells all about our latest developments. If you decide to sign up for our newsletter at, we will collect the e-mail to which that subscriber's newsletter should be sent. Our sole purpose in collecting this information is so that we know who we are serving and where to send the newsletter; this information is not at any time linked to other personally identifiable information, nor is this data shared with third parties. When you sign up for the newsletter, an e-mail will be sent to the provided address confirming your subscription and containing unsubscribe instructions; additionally, the newsletter itself will contain unsubscribe directions. If you wish to unsubscribe immediately, you may do so by contacting us at

Premium Services

As part of Premium registration (which provides access to purchase criminal, sex offender, bankruptcy, judgment and tax lien records), collects personal information including the account holder's name, address, phone number and credit card information. will use this personal information for no purposes other than for billing or otherwise servicing the account. Unless required to do so by a valid subpoena, court order, other legal requirement, or the account holder's express written request (accompanied by valid identification), will never, under any other circumstances, provide or disclose your personal information to any third party, including, but not limited to, affiliated companies, advertisers or purchasers of personal data.

Partner Websites has entered into agreements with Partner Websites that allow our premium subscribers to access the premium records provided by those Websites at an often-discounted rate. In such cases, does not actually collect any billing or credit card information, but merely records the referral to their site pursuant to our agreement with them, through the use of special URL's or co-branded pages. Once you leave and enter a Partner Website to subscribe for those services or merely to view their site, even where their site is co-branded with the logo, you are no longer on and therefore no longer covered by this Policy. Please peruse our Partner Websites' privacy policies prior to utilizing their services.

Notification of Changes will occasionally update this Privacy Policy to reflect company and customer feedback. You will be notified of any changes in our Privacy Policy by a link to the updated policy on the home page. It is our commitment that our users will always be aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If, at any point, we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, will notify our newsletter subscribers about the change, in addition to following the procedure outlined above. encourages you to periodically review this Policy to be informed of how we are protecting your information.