Effective Date: 04/01/2019
Protecting Your Confidential Information
Blue Bridge takes seriously our obligation to safeguard your Confidential Information. Information is accessible only to employees who use it in order to provide products or services to you and your company. A Code of Conduct, set forth in Blue Bridge’s Employee Manual and other related documents, dictates our expectations for professionalism and integrity and binds all our employees. Blue Bridge also maintains physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to ensure the confidentiality and security of your information. Blue Bridge monitors new technology and upgrades our systems as needed to best protect your Confidential Information. If you have any questions about security on Blue Bridge’s Web site, you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Protecting Disclosure of Information to Non-Affiliated Third Parties
Blue Bridge may share information with other companies hired to provide services for us such as ordering credit bureau reports and sending emails. These companies – our vendors – are contractually bound to use confidential information Blue Bridge shares with them only to perform the services they were hired them to provide. Blue Bridge will only release information about you if you direct us to do so, if required by law to do so, or in other legal limited circumstances (for example, to protect your account from fraud).
Blue Bridge may gather Confidential Information from the following sources: Information you provide on applications and through other forms both in electronic and in paper format, such as your name, address, social security number, bank information, information from a credit reporting agency, such as creditworthiness and credit history to help us with customer authentication, payment processing and credit-related decisions.
When you visit our website, Blue Bridge may collect information to measure the use of our website and to assist us in improving the content of our site. Blue Bridge may also collect information from you that may permit us to offer more personalized services, which may include the use of “cookies.” A cookie is not used to identify you and will not collect personal information. You remain anonymous throughout your visit to ensure your privacy. Cookies are commonly used on web sites and the information is encrypted for protection from third party access. You may decide if and how your computer will accept a cookie by configuring your preferences or options in your browser.
Other Tracking Technologies
As is true of most web sites, Blue Bridge gathers certain information automatically and stores it in log files. This information may include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and/or clickstream data. Blue Bridge may link this automatically collected data to other information collected about you.
Technologies such as: cookies, beacons, tags, and scripts are used by Blue Bridge and our partners, affiliates, analytics, or service providers. These technologies are used in analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movements around the site, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. Blue Bridge may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual as well as aggregated basis.
Disclosing Information as Permitted by Law
Blue Bridge may also disclose Confidential Information with your consent or as otherwise permitted by law and when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request. For example, this may include disclosure to a credit-reporting agency or in response to a subpoena or other legal process. It may also include disclosure to protect against fraud, as part of an audit or examination. Blue Bridge does not share Confidential Information about former customers, except as permitted by law.
If Blue Bridge is involved in a merger or acquisition, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of your Confidential Information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your Confidential information.
User Access and Choice
If your information changes, you may correct, update, or amend it by emailing our Customer Support at email@example.com. Blue Bridge will respond to your request within 30 days.
Blue Bridge will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. Blue Bridge will also retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
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Changes to This Policy
Blue Bridge encourages you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.
If you have any questions, please contact Blue Bridge at:
Blue Bridge Financial, LLC
535 Washington Street, Suite 201
Buffalo, NY 14203