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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,  www.pfccollects.com, and www.paypfc.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 www.ProfessionalFinanceCompany.com and  www.pfccollects.comwithout providing any information whatsoever. However, our these sites’ email information request function requires users to give us contact information in the form of an address or email address. 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 or requested. The information gathered through this Web site will not be used to notify you about unsolicited products and services.  To access www.paypfc.com for purposes of reviewing an account or making payment to PFC, personally identifiable information (PII) must be provided.  PII that may be collected includes:

(1) A first and last name.

(2) A home or other physical address, including street name and name of a city or town.

(3) An e-mail address.

(4) A telephone number.

(5) A social security number.

(6) A date of birth.

(7) An employer.

(8) A spouse’s name and contact information.

If you wish to review and/or change any of the PII collected on www.paypfc.com, this can be done by logging in and navigating to the “Update Account Information” section of the site, located under the “My Account” tab.

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing 
We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email, these websites, or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone for any purpose.

We will use your information to respond to you regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request or service your account.

Service Providers

We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:

  • To facilitate our Service;
  • To provide the Service on our behalf;
  • To perform Service-related services; or
  • To assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

We want to inform our Service users that these third parties have access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.

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 PFC, 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.  This updated Privacy Policy is effective beginning on March 1st, 2018.

For more information regarding this Internet Privacy Policy, contact: Professional Finance Company © 2018. All rights reserved.



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