“We use commercially reasonable efforts to safeguard and secure your personal information while stored on our computer systems. We use a variety of industry standard security measures, including encryption and authentication tools, to maintain the confidentiality of your personal information. Your personal information is stored behind industry standard firewalls and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who are authorized to access such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.” (Accessed 11 October 2007)
“We have physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to help safeguard, prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use your information. HOWEVER, WE DO NOT GUARANTEE SECURITY. Neither people nor security systems are foolproof, including encryption systems. In addition, people can commit intentional crimes, make mistakes or fail to follow policies. If applicable law imposes any non-disclaimable duty (if any), you agree that the standard used to measure our compliance with that duty will be one of intentional misconduct.”
Translation: “We screwed up, and we’re not going to take any responsibility for it unless you sue us. You’re on your own if we put you at risk.”
You can confirm whether you were affected by this breach by searching for your name at www.ssnbreach.org.
SSNBreach.org is a free online directory of victims of personal information breach, that tells you whether your personal information
has been exposed.
SSNBreach.org does NOT contain sensitive data, such as Social
Security Numbers (SSN), Birth Dates, Addresses, and the like. Consequently, there is no way to search for your SSN or any other
type of sensitive data on SSNBreach.org. Instead of storing sensitive information, we document what information was exposed, and the
situation surrounding the breach. This information allows victims to further investigate, take action, or correct any harm from the