What information do we collect from our visitors?
From visitors who interact with us, certain personal information is collected. This includes information such as name, email address, contact number. Sometimes this information is collected voluntarily or sometimes it might be recorded automatically, based on the type of interactions.
CompareBuddy collects only required and the minimal level of information, which is required.
Information provided by you
You can provide information to us in different ways. You can provide information by filling the web forms on the site. You can also share information through email, phone, and chat. These are the mandatory information for performing price comparisons or subscribing to a particular service.
Some of the key information which you might provide are:
- Email Address
- Phone Number
- Credit Card/ Bank Account Information
More information can be requested by the platform based on the services. In certain scenarios, some of the third-party sites might seek information to show the best deals to you. Some information will be included under a special category, and consent will be requested for that. If consent is not given that information will not be collected. However, in such cases, you might not be able to generate the quote as well.
Information we collect
Some key information will be automatically collected as you use our platform, and most of this information will be collected through cookies. Refer to our cookies policy. This includes device details, IP Address, location, browser information, navigation details, etc.
How do we process your personal information?
Personal information will be used only for legitimate purposes which might be used for specific actions on the site. All the information will be used as the law permits. Certain information is subjected to consent, and will not be used if consent is not given. For example subscribing to newsletters, price alerts, etc.
Who do we share your information with?
How your personal information is stored?
The personal information is stored in access-restricted storage devices. We follow industry-standard best practices and standards for data security and data storage. By default, the data retention period is 3 years, post that if a user is inactive, data will be scraped from the database. We are completely compliant with GDPR policies.