NamesforLife Privacy Policy

NamesforLife Privacy Policy


NamesforLife, LLC takes your privacy seriously and want you to know what to expect when you access our websites either interactively or through one of our Application Program Interfaces (APIs) that we host. This privacy policy applies to the NamesforLife website, to other sites that we own or control and to our APIs (collectively, N4L services). The purpose of this privacy policy is to explain how we may use any personal information that we collect from you when using N4L services.

What information we collect about you

When you use N4L services, we automatically collect certain information about you which might include your Internet Protocol address (IP address) and domain name. We may also record information regarding the pages you accessed during your visit, the browser that you used, the time and date when N4L services were used and the type of hardware and software that were used. We may also record information collected by the websites or search engines which may have led or directed you to N4L services.

We do not require you to affirmatively provide any other personally identifying information to use N4L services on a limited basis as a guest. However, if you subscribe to our services or request further information from us, we may ask you for your name and email address and other information necessary to fulfill the subscription or respond to your request for information.

How we use that information

We use the information regarding your visit to our websites, among other things, to improve our services, improve the user experience, to fulfill the terms of any subscription agreement entered into by you and for marketing purposes as set forth below.

Information gathered from our APIs is used for diagnostic purposes and to prevent fraud and abuse of N4L services, including detection of security threats such as web scraping, Denial of Service attacks and vulnerability scans.

Marketing activities

By Us: We reserve the right to occasionally send bulk emails to our subscribers (free and paid) about N4L services or matters relating to our subscribers, if they have opted to receive information by this method. We do not send bulk e-mails or allow others to send bulk e-mails which we believe would be considered to be “spam”. Please realize however, that even if you have opted out of receiving communications from us, we may still contact you in connection with transaction-based messages.

By You: All license use and marketing restrictions in any agreement entered into between a User and NamesforLife, LLC remain in full force and effect. Nothing in this Privacy Policy is intended to alter the terms of any license agreement entered into between you and NamesforLife, LLC.

Sharing of information

We will only share certain personal information with our employees and affiliates and third parties under limited circumstances, as described below:

  • We may share your information with our employees and affiliates for the purposes of providing our services.
  • We may enter into contracts with trusted third parties so that they can assist us in providing our services. The contracts we sign with these third parties prohibit them from using any of your personal information for any purpose beyond that for which it was shared.
  • We will not disclose your personal information to courts, law enforcement authorities or other regulatory or government agencies unless legally required to do so or pursuant to a valid court or regulatory subpoena or order. If we are legally permitted to do so, we will take reasonable steps to notify you in advance of any such requests.

Access and Retention of your information

We take steps to ensure that the personal information we collect is accurate and up to date. You have the ability to access your personal information via the NamesforLife web site and make corrections to it. If you would like to access the personal information we hold about you or have it corrected, revised, or deleted please contact us at the address set forth below. Subject to verification of your identity and provided that there is no prohibition against doing so, we will attempt to comply with your request.

We will retain and use your information for as long as needed to provide you with the services, as necessary to comply with our obligations under this Privacy Policy and at law, resolve disputes, enforce our agreements and for backup purposes. When it is no longer required, we will delete your personal information.

Personal Information in NamesforLife database

Please note that we aggregate information published by a variety of publishers and database providers over which NamesforLife does not have control. If you believe that personal information in the NamesforLife database is in error, we can make the appropriate corrections and annotations to our records to indicate the discrepancy, but you must contact the appropriate publishers or data providers to make additional corrections.


This NamesforLife web site and other sites we own or control use cookies which are small text files that are stored in your computer. Cookies may either be temporary and last only for that session or permanent. Cookies allow N4L services to recognize you when you return, to keep track of your preferences and help improve the user experience.

  • Temporary cookies are used to store information such as the user session identifier and basic information about your computer such as your IP address, web browser name, the operating system and other information that you explicitly enter, such as your account information. These cookies are used for authorization of products and services. Temporary cookies are removed when you close the browser window.
  • Permanent cookies are used to store various settings that are under your control and may be turned off/on, closed or set to default settings. Cookies may also be used to store user preferences such as font size or other options or improving the usability of various parts of N4L services.
  • Cookies may also be used for improving the usability of engaging aspects of our Site.
  • Other services such as Google Analytics and similar tools may be used to analyze user trends and track the effectiveness of N4L services and advertisements.

You can see exactly what cookies are saved in your computer or if you wish you may delete cookies using standard tools built into your web browser. Additional information about disabling cookies from your browser can be found at:

Other websites

Our Site contains links to other websites, including those of our commercial and research partners. This privacy policy applies only to the N4L services. We are not responsible for the content of any other website, whether or not referenced by or accessible through N4L services. For specific information about third-party sites, you must refer to their privacy policies.

Protection of your data

We employ reasonable and appropriate security measures to help protect your personal information from accidental loss or unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. We use industry standard intrusion detection and virus protection software. However, due to the inherent nature of the Internet as an open, non-secure global communications vehicle, we cannot guarantee that information, either during transmission through the Internet or while stored on our systems or otherwise in our care, will be absolutely safe from intrusion by others, such as hackers or third parties intent on harm.

Consent to worldwide transfer and processing of personal information

NamesforLife, LLC is located in the United States. If you are not located in the United States, by accessing this Site and providing personal information through it, you agree and acknowledge and consent to the collection, maintenance, processing and transfer of such information in and to the United States and other countries and territories. These other jurisdictions may have different privacy laws from your home jurisdiction and provide different levels of protection of personal information. NamesforLife, LLC does have processes and procedures in place to provide adequate levels of protection to protect the transfer of data from the European Union. In using N4L services you agree that the terms of this Privacy Policy will apply and you consent to the transmission and processing of your personal information in any jurisdiction.

Children Under 13

Our Site is not intended for the use of or targeted to children aged thirteen or under. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personal information from a visitor under the age of thirteen on our Site, we will delete the information from our records.

Updates to our Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be updated periodically and without prior notice to reflect changes in our online information practices. We will post a prominent notice on our Site to notify you of any significant changes to our Privacy Policy.

Conditions of use

If you choose to use N4L services, your visit and any dispute over privacy shall be subject to this Privacy Policy and shall be governed by the laws of the State of Michigan without regard to its conflict of laws, principles, regulations or rules.


The governing language of this Privacy Policy is English, which shall prevail over any other language used in any translated document.

Contact us

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, or if you would like to review, delete or update information we have about you or your preferences, please contact us at the following address:

Effective Date

This Privacy Policy is effective as of May 1, 2018.

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