Search Results : UPromise

Apr 042012
 
 April 4, 2012  Business, Govt Comments Off

Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that Upromise, Inc., a membership reward service aimed at consumers trying to save money for college used a web-browser toolbar to collect consumers’ personal information without adequately disclosing the extent of the information it was [Read More…]

Jan 052012
 
 January 5, 2012  Breaches, Business, Featured News, Online Comments Off

From the FTC, a settlement in a case previously mentioned on PogoWasRight.org after a researcher reported problems with Upromise’s toolbar: A membership reward service aimed at consumers trying to save money for college has agreed to settle FTC charges and will be barred from its allegedly deceptive practice of using [Read More…]

Jan 232010
 
 January 23, 2010  Online Comments Off

Larry Seltzer writes: Privacy researcher and Harvard Business School Professor Ben Edelman has written a report on the practices of the Upromise Toolbar, called TurboSaver by the company. Upromise is a membership system through which you can earn money for college savings by buying items from certain vendors through Upromise. [Read More…]