Privacy Notice

The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website By using this website, you are consenting to our collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Notice.

Collection of Information
We and our third party vendors collect certain information about you and regarding your use of the website. We gather your name, Harvard ID number, Crimson Cash account transactions and balances other information that you may provide to us. We may also store your email address, if you submit that information on the website. If you elect to be notified of a low balance in your account, we will use your contact information to communicate account balance information to you. We do not collect or store any credit card or payment information. Payment data is collected and stored by Cybersource, our payment vendor. Cybersource's privacy policy can be found at

We also use various technologies to collect other types of information automatically such as information for log files which may include IP addresses, browser type, internet service provider, and date/time stamp. We generally only use this data for purposes such as security, fraud detection and protecting our rights. We and our service providers use cookies, script sand similar technologies to manage our websites and to collect information about you and your use of our website. For more information about how we use cookies and how to control such uses, see below.

Sharing and Disclosure of Information
Within Harvard. We may share your information with others at Harvard University, including those responsible for managing Harvard IDs.

Service Providers. We share your information with our primary vendor, JSA Technologies. JSA Technologies' privacy policy can be found at We also disclose certain of your information to Cybersource and financial institutions to administer your account.

Other Legal Reasons. We may use or disclose your information as we deem necessary or appropriate: under applicable law; to respond to requests from public and government authorities; to comply with subpoenas and other legal processes; to pursue available remedies or limit damages we may sustain; to protect our operations or those of any of our affiliates; to protect the rights, privacy, safety or property of Harvard University, you and others; and to enforce our Terms of Use.

Cookies and Related Technologies
We and our service providers use cookies and related technologies ("Cookies") to provide services, gather information to enhance and personalize the experience, to understand usage patterns, and to improve our website. At this time, we only use these technologies to collect your IP address. To find out more about cookies, visit You can review your Internet browser settings, typically under the sections "Help" or "Internet Options," to exercise choices you have for certain Cookies or you can opt out of the collection and use of this information through tools like the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page. If you disable or delete certain Cookies in your settings, you may not be able to use features of the website.

We use Google Analytics, which uses cookies and similar technologies to collect and analyze information about use of our website and report on activities and trends. This service may also collect information regarding the use of other websites, apps and online resources. To learn more about the use of Cookies by Google for analytics and to exercise choice regarding those Cookies, you may visit, and you may opt-out of them by downloading the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, available at

This site has reasonable security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure.

Contacting This Website
If you have any questions about this privacy notice, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, you can contact:

External Links
This website contains links to other websites, including those of vendors who accept Crimson Cash. These websites may have their own privacy policies. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

Changes to This Policy
This Privacy Notice may be amended from time to time. Any such changes will be posted on this page.

Effective Date
The effective date of this Privacy Notice is August 5, 2019.