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Objectives - Professional Finance Company has created this security and privacy statement in order to document and communicate its commitment to doing business with the highest ethical standards and appropriate internal controls. This Internet Privacy Policy describes the privacy policies applicable to Professional Finance Company's U.S. Internet websites www.ProfessionalFinanceCompany.com and www.pfccollects.com. Professional Finance Company has implemented physical, electronic, and procedural security safeguards to protect against the unauthorized release of or access to personal information. To further safeguard this information, our employees are asked to sign an acknowledgment of Professional Finance Company’s Standards of Employee Conduct, which includes the Company Equipment and Office Guidelines and the General Technology Use Guidelines. Employees are subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment if they fail to follow signed acknowledgments.

Explicit Information Gathering - You can examine our entire web site without providing any information whatsoever. However, our Web site's email information request function requires users to give us contact information. This information is used to provide information to those who inquire about our products and services and to handle related business matters. This information is also used to get in touch with customers when necessary. The information gathered through this Web site will not be used to notify you about unsolicited products and services.

Cookies - We sometimes use an Internet device called a cookie to store login or other information on your computer. A cookie is a small amount of information that a web site transfers to your computer's hard drive. We use cookies to simplify your access and to tailor our services to your needs and interests. For some services, we offer users the choice of having an ID or password stored in a cookie so that you do not need to re-enter it when you return to the site. No other site can read a cookie set by FPFC, and we cannot read a cookie that another web site wrote to your computer. Most Internet browsers are set to accept cookies. Users can reset browsers to refuse cookies and still use our web site, although access may be slower and less convenient.

Covert Information Gathering - Our site does not covertly capture information regarding the specific activities of any particular user. Our site does, however, produce reports that permit us to view your activity on our site in anonymous or aggregated form. We do not use cookies, web bugs, or any other active content mechanism to capture or maintain information about users without their prior consent. The only personal information that we capture has been specifically submitted to us through the email information request function. We do not store any persistent information on your computer.

Information Usage - When you disclose personal information to us, it may be used or disclosed in accordance with Professional Finance Company's normal course of business. The only exception involves disclosure to the government according to normal business practice, for instance for the collection of taxes, and according to the orders of a court, for example responding to a subpoena or search warrant. Personal information contained in any e-mail sent by individuals may be used by Professional Finance Company, Inc. to answer questions, follow-up on suggestions or complaints, process requests or transactions, or improve the level of service that Professional Finance Company, Inc. provides.

Links to Other Sites - This site contains a number of links to other sites. Professional Finance Company is not responsible for the security or privacy practices of these sites, the products or services offered by these sites, or the content appearing at these sites. Security Measures - Our site is protected with a variety of security measures such as change control procedures, passwords, and physical access controls. We also employ a variety of other mechanisms to ensure that data you provide is not lost, misused, or altered inappropriately. These controls include data confidentiality policies and regular database backups.

Professional Finance Company, Inc. may change this Privacy Policy at any time. Notice of any new or revised Privacy Policy, as well as the location of the new or revised statement, will be posted on the website for at least 60 days after the change. It is the obligation of users visiting the website before the change to learn of changes to the Privacy Policy since their last visit. Any change to this Privacy Policy shall be effective as to any website user who has visited the website before the change was made.

For more information regarding this Internet Privacy Policy, contact: Professional Finance Company © 2007. All rights reserved.



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