OTR.us, a division of Exhibit A Communications, is committed to ensuring the privacy of our users. In addition to fully supporting the Principles of Online Solicitation adopted by the Interactive Services Association (ISA) and the Direct Marketing Association, OTR.us also pledges that:
OTR.us will not provide an individual's email address, usage paths, or demographic data to any third parties.
OTR.us will honor a request by a user to terminate his or her account. Upon termination of an account, any information about that user will be erased.
OTR.us is dedicated to improving Internet navigation for everyone, and firmly believes that personal privacy is a commodity worth protecting. We are acutely aware that evolving technologies present new challenges for user privacy. We work to comply with the guidelines set by numerous privacy organizations to ensure that we stay on the cutting edge of privacy protection.
In addition to our pledge not to compromise the privacy of our users, we'd like to share with you some privacy sites that we monitor, subscribe to the policies of, and suggest that you visit to keep abreast of the issues surrounding your privacy and the Internet.
EPIC is a public interest research center in Washington, D.C. They offer extensive updated lists of privacy legislation in progress, links to a "privacy bookstore", policy archives, an archive of their newsletter, and a variety of other privacy resources.
Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility
Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility (CPSR) is a public-interest alliance of computer scientists and others interested in the impact of computer technology on society. They offer a variety of detailed information about public policy in a computer age. Privacy issues are among the ones covered, but there are many other topics covered here as well.
Privacy International was formed in 1990 as a watchdog on surveillance by governments and corporations. With members in more than 40 countries, it has created an international movement that has helped to counter abuses of privacy by way of information technology. Privacy International has conducted campaigns in Europe, Asia and North America to raise awareness about the dangers of ID card systems, military surveillance, data matching, police information systems, and credit reporting.
Consumer Project on Technology
The Consumer Project on Technology (CPT) was created by Ralph Nader in the spring of 1995. It is highly legislatively oriented, covering telecommunications, intellectual property, privacy, and anti-trust issues. This site has detailed information about legislation in progress.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation
The Electronic Frontier Foundation is a non-profit civil liberties organization working in the public interest to protect privacy, free expression, and access to public resources and information online, as well as to promote responsibility in new media.
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