Attorneys Funding Group, Inc. (hereafter referred to as “AFG”) values the privacy of its investors, sponsors, and affiliates. The following policies apply to the collection of data by AFG, its subsidiaries and/or affiliates. If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact us toll-free at 1.844.240.6569.
This policy discloses which information we collect and how we use it, as well as the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. We also explain how any personal or personally identifiable information that we may request will be used. We also detail below our security policy, which describes how your personal information is protected.
- We don’t ask you for personal or financial information unless we need it.
- We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights.
- We will maintain appropriate security standards and procedures to protect your information.
- We will respect the trust you place in us and the confidential nature of the information you provide through your financial relationship with us.
Information We Collect From You and About You
We collect personal and financial information from you while you use the Site; most of this collection occurs during registration. Most of the information collected is required for legal or security purposes, although some is optional.
- Personal data required to verify your identity;
- Personal and financial data necessary to assess your eligibility for a particular loan product;
- Information about your visits to and use of this website to help us maintain the appropriate features, functionality and user experience
We collect Personal Information from you when you voluntarily provide such information such as when you (i) register for access to the Services (for example, contact information such as your name, email address, phone number, mailing address); (ii) complete certain forms on the Site; (iii) upload or submit any material through the Site, (iv) request any information or contact us with inquiries; or (v) wish to use certain Services (for example financial information such as bank account numbers, your Date of Birth and the last 4 digits of your social security number). This Personal Information is required to transact business, to communicate with you, verify your identity and fulfill legal and regulatory requirements.
In addition, we gather names and email addresses of users who contact us through the Site with questions about our company or our loan programs. We collect this information for the sole purpose of responding to such inquiries and do not store the contact information unless requested.
Third Party Services
AFG does not sell or rent personal information about its users for marketing purposes. We do, however, work with a number of trusted partners who perform vital functions as part of our operations.
In addition to our relationship with our affiliates, we also work with providers of hosting services for the Site, electronic signature providers, and electronic payment service providers. We may engage third parties to help us to carry out certain other internal functions such as account processing, client services or other data collection relevant to our business; example of such companies might include companies that perform data processing, reporting, tax documentation, and custody or title & escrow services. Information is shared with these third parties only to the extent necessary for us to process the transactions you initiate or perform other specific services, like collections. Our partners are legally required to keep your information private and secure.
If you use our blog on the Site, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of this forum, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in this forum.
We may share your information with law enforcement or other government agencies as required by law or for the purposes of limiting fraud. We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or legal process. We further reserve the right to disclose any of your personal information that we believe, in good faith, appropriate or necessary to take precautions against liability, to investigate and defend against any third party claims or allegations, to assist government enforcement agencies, to protect the security or integrity of the Site or our service, or to protect the rights, property or personal safety of AFG, its users, issuers, or others.
Information We Collect
When you interact with us through the Site or Services, we may collect and process Personal Information and other information from you, as further described below:
As is the case with most websites, when you visit the Site or interact with AFG through the Site or Services, we receive, automatically track and store certain non-identifying information about you, including but not limited to:
- browser type;
- IP address;
- language preference;
- cookies; domain servers;
- URL traffic to, through and from the Site;
- types of computers and operating systems accessing the Site;
- statistical information about behavior of visitors/users to the Site; and
- any other web site usage information that we may collect when you visit the Site.
This information, which may be collected passively using various technologies or through other means, cannot be used to specifically identify you. AFG may store such information itself or such information may be included in databases owned and maintained by AFG affiliates, agents or service providers. The Site may use such information and pool it with other information for administrative purposes, to assess the usage, value and performance of our products and services, to improve your experience with the Services and to track, for example, how our Users use and interact with the Services.
Also, in an ongoing effort to better understand and serve the users of the Site and Services, AFG often conducts research on its customer demographics, interests and behavior based on the Personal Information and other information provided to AFG by Issuers and Users. AFG may also disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our Services to current and prospective business partners and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.
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