Effective April 14, 2010

Star Networks, Inc., a subsidiary of First Data Corporation, enables cardholders to use their STAR® ATM / debit cards to obtain cash, pay bills and make purchases across the nation. The STAR® Network is one of America’s leading PIN-secured debit network.

Protecting the privacy of users of the STAR® Web site is important to us. Our Online Privacy Statement is designed to inform you about our collection and use of personal information on this Web site. From time to time, Star Networks, Inc., (referred to in this policy as “STAR”) may modify this Online Privacy Statement.

Protecting the privacy of users of the STAR® Web site is important to us. Our Online Privacy Statement is designed to inform you about our collection and use of personal information on this Web site. From time to time, First Data may modify this Online Privacy Statement.

The Online Privacy Statement is available on the home page of this Web site as well as at every point on the Web site where you provide us with personal information.

The Only Personal Information We Collect Online Is Information You Voluntarily Provide to Us.

The only information we collect about you on this Web site is information that you voluntarily provide to us. This information may include, for example, name, mailing address, email address, phone number and similar information. If you supply us with personal information on this Web site, we will use that information only to contact you so that we can:

  • provide you with the information you have requested; or
  • occasionally send you other information about STAR and its services that we believe you would find interesting.

When You Browse the First Data Web Site, You Do So Without Revealing Your Identity.

This Web site may use cookies or Web beacons solely to aggregate information about the pages that users visit so that we can update and redesign, as necessary, our Web site in order to provide you with the most useful information. Personal information, such as your email address, is not collected unless you provide it to us. STAR does not disclose domain name or aggregate information to third parties other then vendors who assist us with our Web site and who are under strict confidentiality requirements.

From time to time, however, we may disclose this information to fulfill legal or regulatory obligations or if we determine such disclosure is legally advisable or necessary to protect our rights, the rights of others, or to prevent harm. In addition, we may aggregate data about users of our site and use it for statistical purposes. This information helps us to better understand our site’s users and how to improve our site and our offerings.

We Are Committed to Protecting the Confidentiality of User Information.

Our policies limit access to personal user information that is collected from this Web site to our employees and agents and the employees and/or agents of our affiliates and business partners who need the information to fulfill their business responsibilities. STAR may disclose personal information collected online to our affiliates and to vendors who assist us with the Web site. In some cases, this may require your information to be sent to other countries. By supplying your information on this Web site, you consent to your information being transferred across national borders to First Data, its affiliates, vendors or agents. Vendors and other outside contractors we engage are subject to our contractual requirements for safeguarding personal information.

Employees and others with duties related to this Web site must adhere to this Online Privacy Statement. Our employees receive annual training about the privacy policies and procedures of First Data Corporation and its affiliates and subsidiaries including STAR. We acknowledge that protecting consumer privacy is a key part of our trusted relationship with our clients.

Any employee violating this Online Privacy Statement may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal.

We Use Appropriate Security Safeguards.

At STAR, security is a priority. STAR employs appropriate measures, including advanced technology, to protect personal information collected online against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. These measures may include, among others, encryption, physical access security, and other appropriate technologies. STAR reviews and enhances its security systems, as necessary.

This Web Site Is Not Directed at Persons Under the Age of 18.

Our Web site is not directed at persons under the age of 18 and STAR does not collect or maintain information at our Web site from persons we actually know are under the age of 18.

This Web Site May Be Linked to Other Web Sites.

As you navigate our site, you may click to Web sites of our affiliated companies or business partners. Those Web sites may have their own online privacy statements or policies. This Online Privacy Statement will not apply when you move to one of these other sites because affiliate privacy practices and policies are tailored to the products and services offered by the individual affiliate. If you visit the pages and sites of our affiliated business units, please be sure to review the privacy policies applicable to those sites.

We may create links to third-party Web sites. STAR is not responsible for the privacy practices employed by Web sites that are linked to from our Web site. First Data’s privacy policies and practices do not apply to these sites. STAR does not guarantee, approve, or endorse any information, material, services, or products contained on these links. STAR is not responsible for any content on sites linked from or to the STAR Web site. STAR is providing the linked sites as a convenience and your connection to any linked site is at your own risk.

This privacy policy only applies to the information we collect on the STAR Web site. This privacy policy does not apply to information we collect through other methods or sources, including sites owned or operated by our affiliates, vendors or partners.