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A customer's right to privacy is of paramount importance to The Fraud Practice. When you register to use our site, The Fraud Practice. will ask you to provide your name, organization, e-mail address, and other information. We use that information to provide you a more personalized online experience and to process orders, as well as to keep track of what topics are of interest to our subscribers. This information may be shared with a selected third party as described below.

Information Collection and Use
The Fraud Practice. is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We do not sell, share or rent this information to others outside of The Fraud Practice family of companies. The Fraud Practice collects information from our users at several different points on our Web site.  

In order to use many features of and, you must first complete a registration form. During registration, you are required to give contact information (such as name and e-mail address). This information is used to contact you about the services on our site about which you have expressed interest and to determine whether you are a subscriber or an authorized employee of a subscriber. You are also requested to provide additional optional information about your occupation and certain relevant interests. While not required, we encourage you to provide this information so we can provide a more personalized experience for you on our site.  

Newsletters and Alerts
If you register to receive newsletters or alerts from The Fraud Practice you will be asked to provide your e-mail address and the topics in which you are interested. Other information may also be necessary depending on the type of newsletter or alert requested. This information is used solely to enable us to provide the requested newsletters and alerts to you. We do not provide this information to any third party.  

Whitepapers & Free Training Courses
If you register to receive a white paper or free training course from The Fraud Practice you will be asked to provide your e-mail address and information on your business. Other information may also be necessary depending on the type of white paper or course requested. This information is used to enable us to provide the requested white paper or training course to you. Some white papers and free training courses are made available by sponsors of TFP research, and in these cases, your information may be provided to a sponsor when you make a request for a whitepaper or free training course; by registering for a white paper or free training course you are providing permission to share this information with third party sponsors.

If you order a Fraud Practice subscription or service from us or register for an event, we will request additional information on our order form. This includes contact information (like name and shipping address) and financial information (like credit card number and expiration date). This information is used for billing and confirmation purposes, to fill your order, or complete your event registration. If we have trouble processing an order or registration, this contact information is also used to get in touch with you. In addition, if you register for an event we may request additional information about your hotel, meal, and other travel preferences. This information will only be used for a specific event and will not be permanently stored.  

The Fraud Practice tracks and catalogs certain information regarding usage of the site including search terms that you enter, databases used, pages or documents viewed while on the site, and traffic information. If you are a registered user, this information is stored with your registration information, is a unique number identifiable and is used solely for purposes of enabling the site to provide a personalized experience for you.
Aggregated forms of this data may also be used in order to help us understand areas for future development and to identify future features and functions to develop for the site. This data may also be used to help corporate clients understand how their subscriptions are being used and to identify appropriate product offerings and subscription plans for them.  

A cookie is a small piece of computer code that enables Web servers to "identify" visitors. When you visit a Web site that uses cookie technology, the site adds a cookie to your browser that includes an identifying number, which is then stored on your hard drive. Each time you initiate a session on The Fraud Practice, the site sets the cookie in order to identify you and determine your access privileges. Cookies do not store any of the information that you have provided to the site. They are simply identifiers. You have the ability to delete cookie files from your hard drive at any time. However, you should know that cookies may be necessary to provide you with access to much of the content and features of the Fraud Practice. We use cookie technology to enable registered users to move quickly and securely through access-controlled areas of the site. Cookie technology also enables registered users to take advantage of certain useful features on the site including "remember my password".  

How we use the information
The Fraud Practice uses information voluntarily given by our users or obtained through tracking to enhance their experience on the site by personalizing the experience. Information is also used for the purpose of filling orders and providing newsletters and alerts. In addition, we may also use the information to identify potential products and offerings that we feel will be of interest to you. We also use the information gained to plan future content based on users' interests and our assessment of important trends and issues in information technology and electronic commerce. The information gained may also be used to help us plan other The Fraud Practice products and services as well as future event offerings.  

We use an outside credit card processing company to bill users for goods and services. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes. From time to time we may offer products or services in partnership with a third party. If so, the information you provide may be provided to a third party for similar uses. No third party will be permitted to any other user of your information without your express consent. Information provided for event registration is provided to our event partners as well as hotels and facilities hosting events. These parties are only allowed to use personally identifiable information to provide services relevant to the event.  

This Web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that The Fraud Practice is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. 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 Web site.  

Surveys & Contests
From time to time our site requests information from users via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you, therefore, have a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site and for internal research purposes. No personally identifiable information will be disclosed or shared with third parties.  

The Fraud Practice provides its registered users with a secure online experience. To do this we use a variety of security measures to maintain the safety and confidentiality of your personal information. All user registration information is contained behind a firewall and only accessible by a limited number of employees who have special access rights to our production systems. Confidential personal information sent to us is transmitted using Secure Socket Layer technology. This information is then encrypted in our secure database. The database is further protected behind a firewall. If you have any questions about the security at our Web site, you can send an e-mail to our security officer.  

Special Offers and Information
Registered users will occasionally receive information on products, services, events, and announcements. Out of respect for the privacy of our users, we present the option to not receive some or all of these types of communications.  

Site and Service Updates
We also may send you site and service announcement updates. You are not able to un-subscribe from service announcements, which contain important information about the service. We may also communicate with you about requested services or issues relating to your account via e-mail or phone.  

Correcting/Updating Personal Information
If your personally identifiable information (such as address or zip code) changes, you may update it at any time. To correct or update your personal information.

Our users are given the opportunity to 'opt-out' of having their information used for purposes not directly related to our site at the point at which we ask for the information. For example, our registration and order forms have 'opt-out' mechanisms so users who subscribe to services or buy a product from us but don't want any marketing material from us or from third parties can keep their names and e-mail addresses off of our lists. Users who no longer wish to receive our newsletters or alerts may opt out of receiving these communications.  While every effort is made to make sure that user preferences are consistently applied across all of our databases, it is possible that certain preferences, such as opting out of marketing lists, won't be fully implemented across all of our lists. We apologize if you continue to receive unwanted information after you notify The Fraud Practice of your preferences.
If this happens, please inform us at and every effort will be made to rectify the problem as quickly as possible. Users of our site are always notified when their information is being collected by any outside parties. We do this so our users can make an informed choice as to whether they should proceed with services that require an outside party, or not.  

Notification of Changes
If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on our Homepage so our users are always 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, we will notify users by way of an e-mail. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.

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