Instnt is a business that provides a digital service to many consumer-facing businesses and companies (“Clients”). Our Clients come to Instnt to verify your identity. Our Clients provide only the personal information that is necessary for our service to work and then we verify that the information is correct. As a company, we follow all the relevant privacy laws that apply to us and we have established a comprehensive privacy program, including the hiring of a compliance officer to help us respect and protect the personal information of individuals.
We collect personal information on you in a variety of ways, such as when you:
The information we collect may include, without limitation, a person’s or business’ name, usernames, passwords, email addresses, phone numbers, date of birth, national ID information (such as Social Security Number, driver license information, passport information, etc.), IP addresses, employer name, geographic location (latitude and longitude), images, and other information necessary to access accounts or profiles with third-parties, including, but not limited to, social media sites.
We use your personal information only in connection with the provision of products and services to our Clients. We comply with the Privacy Policies of We may also share the personal information with vendors working for us to provide products or services to our Clients, but only as necessary for the provision of those products and services. The vendors whom we share the personal information with are required to keep this information confidential and generally may not use such information for any purpose other than to help us provide requested products and services to our Clients.
Instnt takes appropriate steps to ensure that vendors protect such personal information. Additionally, your personal information may be disclosed as required by law and when we have reason to believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request.
We collect information about the use of our website, about the browser type and IP address used to visit our website, and about any website from which someone may have been linked to or referred to our website, or to a site which someone may be linked to or referred to from our website. This non-personal information is aggregated for reporting on usability, performance, and effectiveness. We may use the non-personal information to analyze your usage of our website and for other research that helps us improve the services and products we offer.
Instnt does not disclose your personal information to any third-parties, except to those who require access to the data in order to perform their tasks and duties and to share with third parties who have a legitimate purpose for accessing it.
Instnt has multiple affiliates and relationships with third-party companies. Examples of these companies include financial and non‐financial companies that perform services such as data processing, administrative services, regulatory support, legal services, Google in connection with its Google Analytics services, and other service providers we engage from time to time that enable us to We may share your personal information with such service providers. We may share information among our affiliates, as permitted by law, in order to better serve your financial needs.
We do not sell, license, lease or otherwise disclose your personal information to any third-party for any reason other than the purposes described below:
Other circumstances under which we may disclose your personal information in order to:
Whenever we collect your personal information, we take steps to help ensure that it is accurate, complete, and up-to-date. You may request access to such personal information about yourself that Instnt holds by contacting us. Additionally, if your personal information changes, or if you believe the information Instnt holds is inaccurate, you may request to correct, update, amend or delete/remove inaccurate information by contacting us; except where the burden or expense of providing access would be disproportionate to the risks to the privacy of the individual in the case in question or where the rights of persons other than the individual would be violated.
If Instnt is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our websites of any change in ownership or proposed uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information.
Instnt will take responsible steps to protect your information and has implemented appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard, secure and protect information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, destruction, and malicious or unintentional action. However, the Company cannot completely guarantee the security of Information on or transmitted via the Internet.
Our website may provide links to third-party websites for your convenience and information. If you access those links, you will leave our website. We do not control those websites or their privacy policies or practices, which may differ from ours. We, therefore, encourage you to review the privacy policies of companies and websites before submitting any personal information to them.
California law requires us to inform you how we respond to web browser Do Not Track (“DNT”) signals. Because no industry or legal standard exists for recognizing or honoring DNT signals, we do not respond to them at this time. This policy is subject to change as the privacy community and industry develop best practices for responding to DNT signals.
Instnt’s services are not intended for access or use by, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from, children under 13 years of age. If you are under 13 years of age, do not access, use or provide any information on our website, including completing the online registration process for the service, or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address or any other personally identifiable information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13 years of age, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A CALIFORNIA RESIDENT WHO HAS PROVIDED PERSONAL DATA TO A BUSINESS WITH WHOM HE/SHE HAS ESTABLISHED A BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP FOR PERSONAL, FAMILY OR HOUSEHOLD PURPOSES (A “CALIFORNIA CUSTOMER”) MAY REQUEST INFORMATION ABOUT WHETHER THE BUSINESS HAS DISCLOSED PERSONAL INFORMATION TO ANY THIRD PARTIES FOR THE THIRD PARTIES’ DIRECT MARKETING PURPOSES. IN GENERAL, IF THE BUSINESS HAS MADE SUCH A DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL DATA, UPON RECEIPT OF A REQUEST BY A CALIFORNIA CUSTOMER, THE BUSINESS IS REQUIRED TO PROVIDE A LIST OF ALL THIRD PARTIES TO WHOM PERSONAL DATA WAS DISCLOSED IN THE PRECEDING CALENDAR YEAR, AS WELL AS A LIST OF THE CATEGORIES OF PERSONAL DATA THAT WERE DISCLOSED. CALIFORNIA CUSTOMERS MAY REQUEST FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT OUR COMPLIANCE WITH THIS LAW BY E-MAILING PRIVACY@INSTNT.COM. PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE REQUIRED TO RESPOND TO ONE REQUEST PER CALIFORNIA CUSTOMER EACH YEAR AND WE ARE NOT REQUIRED TO RESPOND TO REQUESTS MADE BY MEANS OTHER THAN THROUGH THIS E-MAIL ADDRESS.
Instnt utilizes various vendors to provide its services to its Clients. As such, vendor agreements (via contract or other similar legal business document) control and define how vendor information is utilized and processed. Agreements include requirements for sufficient technological and business controls to meet acceptable security and privacy standards for the provided service(s).
Instnt adheres to information controls to ensure that appropriate legal and technical controls are in place too. In case of a third-party breach or privacy violation outside of Instnt systems, Instnt
Instnt which all Instnt employees must adhere to in handling personal information. Any requests for data destruction will be performed in accordance with applicable policies, regulations, certifications, and contractual obligations.
You have previously provided permission to our Clients to send certain personal information to Instnt. That is, you must have opted in to provide the personal information to the Client in order for Instnt to receive the data necessary to provide its identity verification processing service.
Last revision: October 24, 2019
1. Your Use of the Website.
2. Our Use of Personal Information.
3. Your Responsibility for Access.
If a username or password is provided by us or created by you in connection with your use of the Website or the Content (the “Access Information”), you are responsible to maintain the confidentiality and security of, and to prevent any unauthorized use of, the Access Information. If you believe there has been unauthorized use of your Access Information, you must notify us immediately by emailing email@example.com or calling +1 (855) 467-5600. You accept all risks of unauthorized use of your Access Information. In addition, you are solely responsible for all of the data and equipment you may use in connection with your use of the Website or the Content.
5. Modification and Termination.
6. Third Party Content.
The Website or the Content may contain advertising by third parties and links to third party websites (collectively, “Third Party Content”). You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible in any way for and that we will have no liability of any kind to you for, any Third Party Content or any services, products, information, or other things you may purchase, obtain or have access to by or because of your access to or use of, or otherwise in connection with, the Third Party Content.
7. Disclaimer of Warranties.
YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AND THE CONTENT IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE WEBSITE AND THE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS. WE DISCLAIM ALL EXPRESS OR IMPLIED CONDITIONS, REPRESENTATIONS, AND WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF MERCHANTABILITY, QUALITY, AVAILABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT. WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, OR GUARANTEES AS TO THE USEFULNESS, QUALITY, SUITABILITY, ACCURACY, AVAILABILITY, OR COMPLETENESS OF THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT.
8. Limitation of Liability.
WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT, EVEN IF WE HAVE PREVIOUSLY BEEN ADVISED OF OR REASONABLY COULD HAVE FORESEEN THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, HOWEVER, THEY ARISE, WHETHER IN BREACH OF CONTRACT OR IN TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE).
9. General Terms.