How are contacts opted-in to the Digital Direct database?

All users have checked a box stating that they accept and permit their contact information to be shared with others. Here are a couple examples to illustrate our process. We work with thousands of online partners and match their offers and opt-in permissions to find our matches. Here’s a screenshot of an example: 

Here’s an Example of Their Opt-In Text:

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We allow third-party companies to collect certain information when you visit our website. These companies may utilize cookies, pixels or other technologies to collect and use both personally identifiable information (e.g., your name, phone number, physical or electronic address) and non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you.  To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit the websites of the Digital Advertising Alliance at www.aboutads.info or Networking Advertising Initiative at www.networkadvertising.org/choices. California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits customers of Company who are California residents to request certain information regarding its disclosure of their personally identifiable information (PII) to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. You may request a list of all of the third parties with whom we share your PII by sending an email to us at the below address and place “California Third Party Disclosure” in the subject line.  Please allow up to thirty days for a response.

Another Example:

Opt-In Text:

The personal information you provide will help us to deliver, develop and promote our services. Submitting your details indicates that you have read and agree to our privacy policy that governs how your information will be processed. Please read this to access your data rights. You also consent to Product Testing UK, its sponsors and its clients listed here sending you information by telephone, email and SMS about products and/or services that may be of interest to you.

We use your personal, demographic and profile data to enhance your experience at our site and to enable us to present content we think you might be interested in. We use your contact information to send you information about our company and promotional material from our partners. Information collected by us may be added to our databases and used for future telemarketing, SMS text-messaging, e-mails or postal mailings regarding site updates, new products and services, upcoming events, and/or status of orders placed online.We may also use your personal, demographic and profile data to improve our site, for statistical analysis, for marketing and promotional purposes, send SMS alerts or notification, and for editorial or feedback purposes for our advertisers. Our advertisers may contact you with offers and information which they feel will be of interest to you by mail, telephone, SMS or email. Our advertiser industries may include telecommunications & marketing in the following sectors: