Privacy Policy –™

We have created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our commitment to privacy. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices of (which is sometimes referred to in this Privacy Policy as "™", the "website", and "we" or "us").™ is a service of Prosper Business Development referred to in the following as “Prosper”.™ will only share your information with outside parties in ways that are described in this privacy statement or if we are required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary in order to conform to the edicts of the law, cooperate with law enforcement agencies, or comply with a legal process served on our web site. By using™, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

About™, a service provided by Prosper Business Development, is a consumer-centric information portal providing the latest insights using fresh data from multiple sources. As a comprehensive source of information,™ represents the voice of the consumer and provides knowledge to marketers regarding consumer views on the economy, personal finance, retail, lifestyle, media and domestic and world issues.

"Personal Information" or "Information" means information that (1) is recorded in any form; (2) is about, or pertains to a specific individual; and (3) can be linked to that individual.

Collection of Your Personal Information™ offers several opportunities for visitors to register for free information, webinars and for assistance in evaluating our software and services. These registration forms are often linked to Prosper mailing lists, and require users to give contact information (such as name and e-mail address). We use this contact information to send users information about our company and its products and services. The information is also used to contact site visitors by e-mail for marketing purposes and for administrative purposes such as time and location of webinars.

Our website may contain links to other sites. Prosper is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites, and recommends that viewers check the privacy policies of other sites to be aware of how your information is being used.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is logged by™. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by™ for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of™.

Access to Your Personal Information
We allow users access to their Personal Information and allow them to correct, amend or delete inaccurate information. Users may request that Prosper update, amend, or delete their Personal Information by following the Manage Subscription link in every Prosper e-mail communication.

For any email list managed by Prosper, email recipients can unsubscribe from the list via the Manage Subscription link. Alternatively, recipients can reply to an email message with their unsubscribe request.

Use of Your Personal Information
We do not sell, rent or lease our customer lists to third parties. However, information may be shared across Prosper Business brands and/or affiliated companies including, but not limited to, ProsperChina™, Prosper Technologies and the Prosper Foundation.

To serve you faster and with better quality, we use "cookies" technology. Cookies are small bits of code, usually stored on a user's computer hard drive, which enable a website to "personalize" itself for each user. We generally use cookies to reduce the time it takes for pages to load on your computer and to reduce the number of times you have to enter your personal information.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the™ or websites you visit.

Security of Your Personal Information
We take reasonable security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of personal information. These measures include internal reviews of our data collection, storage and processing practices and security practices.

We restrict access to personal information to Prosper employees who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our services. We take reasonable efforts to ensure all parties comply with confidentiality obligations.

Contact Information
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, you can contact:

Prosper Business Development Corporation
400 West Wilson Bridge Rd.
Ste. 200
Worthington, OH  43085

Changes to this Privacy Policy
We reserve the right to amend, restate, modify or supplement this Privacy Statement at any time and from time to time. If we make a material change to this Privacy Statement, we will post notice of and information on our homepage and a link to the new policy. If such change materially alters the personally identifiable information we collect, the methods in which we use it, or the circumstances under which it may be disclosed, we will provide a method for you to opt out at that time. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our website periodically.