Privacy Policy

At Intuit, we place the highest importance on respecting and protecting the privacy of our customers. Our most important asset is our relationship with you. We want you to feel comfortable and confident when using our Web site. Therefore, we would like to share with you the following principles that govern our information practices and other privacy aspects of our Web site. Throughout this privacy statement, we refer to information about you as an identifiable person as "personal information."

TRUSTe EU Safe Harbor

Intuit has been awarded TRUSTe's Privacy Seal signifying that this privacy policy and practices have been reviewed by TRUSTe for compliance with TRUSTe's program requirements including transparency, accountability and choice regarding the collection and use of your personal information. The TRUSTe program does not cover information that may be collected through downloadable software. TRUSTe's mission, as an independent third party, is to accelerate online trust among consumers and organizations globally through its leading privacy trustmark and innovative trust solutions. If you have questions or complaints regarding our privacy policy or practices, please contact us at privacy@intuitbrainstorm.com. If you are not satisfied with our response you can contact TRUSTe here.

We protect your information

We work to protect your personal information from loss, misuse or unauthorized alteration by using industry-recognized security safeguards. We use both internal and external resources to review our security procedures. Our employees are trained and required to safeguard your information.

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We tell you how we use and share your information

When we ask you for your personal information such as your name and email address to find out more about Intuit Brainstorm, we make clear what we need to know to fulfill your request and how we will use the information you provide to us. Generally, we use your personal information to fulfill your request, such as providing you a product or service. In addition, when you become a customer of Intuit, we may also use your personal information to customize your experience with us and communicate information on offers we think may interest you. We do not share, sell, or rent your personal information to anyone outside of Intuit for marketing purposes.

Intuit is a global company with facilities around the world. As such, Intuit may access and store your personal information in countries outside of the European Union. Some of those countries may have privacy protections deemed “inadequate” by the European Union Data Protection Authorities. When you submit personal information to Intuit, you agree to allow Intuit to transfer your personal data outside of the European Union.

Intuit Brainstorm processes adhere to the US Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of Notice, Choice, Onward Transfer, Security, Data Integrity, Access and Enforcement, and Brainstorm data are registered with the U.S. Department of Commerce's Safe Harbor Program.

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We tell you about our relationships with third parties

We have limited relationships with third parties to assist us in servicing you, such as fulfilling customer orders or providing customer service. These service providers are contractually required to maintain the confidentiality of the information we provide them.

Additionally, we have business partners that provide services, some of which are co-branded. We clearly identify partner services and sites. When you request any of these products or services, you are permitting us to provide your personal information to the partner to fulfill your request. We may disclose your information if we are required to by a law enforcement action such as a court order, subpoena or search warrant.

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We tell you how we use Web technology

Like many Web sites, we use technology, such as cookies, that allow us to make your visit to our Web site easier by recognizing you when you return and help to provide you with a customized experience. You can control your computer’s handling of cookies, including blocking cookies from being used. However, some areas of our Web sites require cookies to function correctly. If you turn off cookies, your experience with our Web sites may be negatively affected.

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We give you choice and control

When you request that we contact you with additional information about Intuit Brainstorm, we ask whether we may also use your contact information to tell you about products or services we think might interest you. You can subsequently withdraw your consent for this marketing by emailing your opt out request to privacy@intuitbrainstorm.com or follow the unsubscribe instructions included in each promotional email.

Your contact preferences only apply to marketing communications. We may need to communicate with you regarding the usability of your product or with critical messages relating to your service or software (such as service messages, subscription renewal notices, critical notices, or legally mandated notices) and you may not opt-out of these service related emails.

Access to your Personal Information

If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may correct, update, or request deletion of your information by contacting us at privacy@intuitbrainstorm.com. We will respond to your request for access within 30 days.

If we make material changes to any of our privacy policies or practices regarding personal information we will update our statement and post a notice on our site 30 days before they take effect. If we make substantive changes to privacy practices that reduce the protections we offer, we will contact affected customers and request their consent before implementing any of these changes.

You can contact us

If you have questions or concerns about Intuit’s collection, use, or disclosure of your personal information, or if you want to review or request a change to your personal information, please contact us at privacy@intuitbrainstorm.com.

Brainstorm Privacy Team
Intuit Inc.
2632 Marine Way
Mountain View, CA 94043

Last Updated: 03/01/2011