AnnualCreditReport.com

Call Don’t Click Update: Appendix D – Archive of relevant AnnualCreditReport.com privacy policies

Report home | Read the report (PDF) | Previous section | Next section   (Available for the online version of the report only.) TransUnion annualcreditreport.com site privacy policy: PDF TransUnion standard privacy policy: PDF Experian annualcreditreport.com site privacy policy: PDF Experian standard privacy policy: same as above. Equifax annualcreditreport.com privacy policy: PDF Equifax standard privacy

Call Don’t Click Update: Appendix E – Imposter sites associated with Domain Sponsor

Domain Sponsor is a pay-per-click company that hosts an unusually high number of imposter sites. Here is a list of imposter sites specifically tied to Domain Sponsor. These listings were current during the research period ending June 30, 2005.

Call Don’t Click Update: STILL BE SMART ABOUT ORDERING FEDERALLY MANDATED FREE CREDIT REPORTS – New Report Identifies Over 100 Imposter Domains Interfering with Federally Mandated Free Credit Report Site, www.AnnualCreditReport.com

In its first report on this subject published in February 2005, The World Privacy Forum documented that 96 known imposter domains existed, with 50 of those domains active and online. In its new study, “Call Don’t Click Update: Still be smart about ordering Federally mandated free credit reports,” the World Privacy Forum has found that 233 known imposter sites now exist, with 112 of the imposter domains active and online. This marks a 124 percent increase in known, active imposter domains since February.

Call Don’t Click: Updated Consumer tips for retrieving your federally mandated free credit report

Financial and Internet privacy — Before you call, click, or mail away for your federally mandated free credit report, read these tips to help you avoid potential problems. This consumer tip sheet includes graphics to show you what problematic “fake” free credit sites look like, and includes consumer-tested tips for safely receiving your free reports. The tip sheet also includes resources with information, phone numbers, and addresses for ordering your report.

World Privacy Forum and Privacy Rights Clearinghouse ask the FTC to immediately stop credit bureaus from blocking web links to www.annualcreditreport.com

The World Privacy Forum and the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse sent a letter to the FTC today requesting the agency immediately take steps to protect consumers in advance of the March 1 rollout of free credit reports to Midwestern U.S. residents.