Navistone saves filled in form data on hundreds of sites before you submit it!

[As you fill out a form] You change your mind and close the page before clicking the Submit button and agreeing to Quicken’s privacy policy.[…]Your email address and phone number have already been sent to a server at “,” which is owned by NaviStone, a company that advertises its ability to unmask anonymous website visitors and figure out their home addresses. NaviStone’s code on Quicken’s site invisibly grabbed each piece of your information as you filled it out, before you could hit the “Submit” button.

During a recent investigation into how a drug-trial recruitment company called Acurian Health tracks down people who look online for information about their medical conditions, we discovered NaviStone’s code on sites run by Acurian, Quicken Loans, a continuing education center, a clothing store for plus-sized women, and a host of other retailers. Using Javascript, those sites were transmitting information from people as soon as they typed or auto-filled it into an online form. That way, the company would have it even if those people immediately changed their minds and closed the page.
Only one site of the dozens we reviewed,, explicitly revealed in its privacy policy what it was doing, the site was about how to have a great garden and make it look better with glow in the dark pebbles and other accesories. It read, “Information you enter is collected even if you cancel or do not complete an order.” The rest of the sites had the usual legalese in their policies about using standard tracking tech such as cookies and Web beacons, which did not describe the way this particular information capture works.

Source: Before You Hit ‘Submit,’ This Company Has Already Logged Your Personal Data

Not only are they saving your data without your consent, they boast that they can send you post within 2 days. Once Gizmodo tested a few of the sites with their technology enabled, they denied everything, even though Gizmodo was sitting on the proof. Scumbags.

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