A post on The Consumerist draws attention to an important privacy alert concerning Citi prepaid rebate cards:
….. Citi reserves the right to sell all of your information to the highest bidder WITHOUT your consent, unless you mail them an opt-out form or call a phone number. To be more specific, the section of the form in question says:
“We may disclose personal information about you to the following types of nonaffiliated third parties:
-Financial services providers, such as companies engaged in banking, credit cards, consumer finance, securities, and insurance, and
-Non-financial companies, such as companies engaged in DIRECT MARKETING and the selling of consumer products and services.”
Read more on The Consumerist.