Applied Merchant Group, LLC dba BankCard Source Privacy Statement
We recognize and respect the privacy expectations of today’s consumers and the requirements of applicable federal and state privacy laws. We believe that making you aware of how we use your non-public personal information (Personal Information), and to whom it is disclosed, will form the basis for a relationship of trust between us and the public that we serve. This Privacy Statement provides that explanation. We reserve the right to change this Privacy Statement from time to time consistent with applicable privacy laws.
In the course of our business, we may collect Personal Information about you from the following sources:
- From your transactions with, or from the services performed by, us, our affiliates or others;
- From our Internet Web sites;
- From the public records maintained by governmental entities that we either obtain directly from those entities, or from our affiliates or others; and
- From consumer or other reporting agencies.
Our Policies Regarding the Protection of the Confidentiality and Security of Your Personal Information
We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access or intrusion. We limit access to the Personal Information only to those employees, contractors and agents who need such access in connection with providing products or services to you or for other legitimate business purposes. We will at all times comply with all laws and regulations to which we are subject regarding the collection, use and disclosure of individually identifiable information.
Our Policies and Practices Regarding the Sharing of Your Personal Information
We may share your Personal Information with our affiliates. We also may disclose your Personal Information:
- To agents, brokers or representatives to provide you with services you have requested;
- To third-party contractors or service providers who provide services or perform marketing or other functions on our behalf;
- To governmental entities to meet our legal requirements connected to the collection, retention and disclosure of individually identifiable information, such as tax reporting or identification of money laundering;
- To law enforcement in connection with investigations, or civil or criminal subpoenas or court orders; and
- To maintain our relationship with our employees.
In addition, we will disclose your Personal Information when you direct or give us permission, when we are required by law to do so, or when we suspect fraudulent or criminal activities. We also may disclose your Personal Information when otherwise permitted by applicable privacy laws such as, for example, when disclosure is needed to enforce our rights arising out of any agreement, transaction or relationship with you.
All “non-public personal information” as defined in Title V of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (15 U.S.C. Section 6801, et seq.) and the implementing regulations thereunder (collectively, the “GLB Act”), as the same may be amended from time to time, that we receive from any individual or organization, concerning “customers” and/or “consumers” (as defined in the GLB Act) will at all times be collected, used and disclosed in accordance with the requirements and prohibitions of the GLB Act.
U.S./EU Safe Harbor
We receive certain individually identifiable information concerning residents of the European Union (EU) in connection with the testing of software applications at the request of clients and regarding our employees for employment related purposes and services. LSI has joined the U.S. Department of Commerce Safe Harbor program with respect to the individually identifiable information it receives from the EU, and utilizes such information in strict accordance with the Safe Harbor principles. The Safe Harbor principles, and our Safe Harbor certification, can be found at www.export.gov/safeharbor.
Right to Access Your Personal Information and Ability to Correct Errors or Request Changes or Deletion
Certain states afford you the right to access your Personal Information and, under certain circumstances, to find out to whom your Personal Information has been disclosed. Also, certain states and the Safe Harbor principles afford you the right to request correction, amendment or deletion of your Personal Information. We reserve the right, where permitted by law, to charge a reasonable fee to cover the costs incurred in responding to such requests. All requests must be made in writing to the following address:
Applied Merchant Group, LLC dba BankCard Source
117 Edinburgh South Drive
Cary, NC 2751
Multiple Products or Services
If we provide you with more than one financial product or service, you may receive more than one privacy notice from us. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.