We Are Committed to Safeguarding Customer Information
In order to better serve your needs now and in the future, you have provided or will provide us with certain information. We understand that you may be concerned about what we will do with such information-particularly any personal or financial information. We agree that you have a right to know how we will utilize personal information you provide to us.
Types of Information
Depending upon which of our services you are utilizing, the types of nonpublic personal information that we may collect include:
- Information we receive from you on applications, forms and in other communications to us, whether in writing, in person, by telephone or any other means;
- Information about your transactions with us, our affiliated companies, or others; and
- Information we receive from a consumer-reporting agency.
Use of Information
The information you provide us is for our own legitimate business purposes and not for the benefit of any affiliated or nonaffiliated party. Therefore, we will not release your information to affiliated and nonaffiliated parties except: (1) as necessary for us to provide the product or service you have requested of us; or (2) as permitted by law. We may, however, store such information indefinitely including the period after which any customer relationship has ceased. Such information may be used for any internal purpose, such as quality control efforts or customer analysis. Furthermore, we may also provide all the information we collect, as described above, to companies that perform marketing services on our behalf, on behalf of our affiliated companies, or to other financial institutions with which we or our affiliated companies have joint marketing agreements.
Confidentiality and Security