Definition of Personal Information
Personal information is information about an identifiable individual, but does not include the name or business contact information of an employee of an organization.
approvalcapital.com is responsible for protecting the personal information of our existing customers and prospects (referred to in this policy as “customers” or “you”) that is in our custody or under our control, including personal information that has been transferred to or received from a third party. The personal information is collected in accordance with applicable privacy legislation and is governed by this policy.
Collection, Use, and Disclosure of Personal Information
We collect personal information from you to serve you better. Personal information better helps us understand your automotive and related needs, allows us to communicate effectively with you, and allows us to provide you services and products.
Information That We Collect When You Are Browsing approvalcapital.com
When you browse through approvalcapital.com (without entering any personal information) we will gather and retain information about your visit to approvalcapital.com. This data does not personally identify you and cannot be linked back to you unless you determine at some point to identify yourself to us. If you are only browsing approvalcapital.com, we collect the following information:
– Your IP address
– The type of web browser you are using and the operating system used to access approvalcapital.com
– The date and time that you access approvalcapital.com
– The pages that you visit while browsing on approvalcapital.com
Additionally, if you linked to approvalcapital.com from another web site we will also gather:
– The address of that web site as well as additional information related to your visit.
We will also use your IP address to help with diagnosing technical problems with our website and web server, as well as for helping with administration of approvalcapital.com.
Other Information We Collect
When you communicate with us, such as when you submit a loan application, contact us via email, request a quote, request special financing, purchase a product or service, enter a contest, etc, we will need to obtain personally identifiable information from you or about you. This personally identifiable information may include information such as:
– Your name, home address, postal code, and/or other residence information including but not limited to your driver’s license number
– Employment information which may include employment references
– Email address, telephone number, Social Security number
– Financial information, including but not limited to assets, income, bankruptcy history, credit references, etc.
Ensuring your personal information is up-to-date We rely on the personal information we hold about you to efficiently conduct our business of providing or arranging products and services. For this reason, it is very important that the personal information we collect from you is accurate, complete and up-to -date. During the course of our relationship with you we may ask you to tell us of any changes to your personal information. We also invite you to contact us at any time to update or correct your personal information.
Security and Storage
We will take reasonable steps to protect your personal information by storing it in a secure environment. We may store your personal information in paper and electronic form. We will also take reasonable steps to protect any personal information from misuse, loss and unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
Using Government Identifiers
If we collect government identifiers, such as your tax file number, we do not use or disclose this information other than required by law. We will never use a government identifier in order to identify you.