Last Revision: 05/23/2023
Payment Collect, LLC is a provider of payment processing and customer data management solutions. Protecting your data and privacy is our priority. This Privacy Statement (“Privacy Statement”) details the Payment Collect, LLC policies with respect to the handling of personally identifiable information (“Information”) submitted or otherwise collected via the company’s website or in the course of providing services to resellers, users and customers. Payment Collect, LLC. will use and disclose Information only in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Statement
Data We Collect
The type of Information Payment Collect, LLC (PaymentCollect) receives varies depending upon the nature of the activity and relationship with us.
Browsing our websites: When a user browses PaymentCollect’s website, we may collect information regarding the domain, host and other information from which the data was accessed as well as anonymous statistical data. This data might be used to communicate with you via our chatbot, email communications as well as to analyze trends, administer the website and improve our product and services.
Inquiries: PaymentCollect’s website contains various forms, links to company e-mail addresses, and fax numbers. When the user completes and submit a form, send us an e-mail, send us a fax, or contact us by telephone, PaymentCollect may store the inquiries and their contents, including any personally identifiable information. Any personally identifiable information you submit via an inquiry is collected only with your knowledge and active participation.
Use of Products and Services: When you register to use PaymentCollect’s products and services (“Services”) you will be required to provide personally identifiable information and to enter into a written agreement with PaymentCollect. If you submit information to a company using our products and services (“Merchant”), you were required to submit personally identifiable information (“Information”) in order to receive a Product or Service (“Order”) from Merchant. Merchants transmit Information and Order data to PaymentCollect for the purpose of processing an Order. Information is maintained in servers located within the U.S.A and maintained for three (3) years.
Applying for a Merchant Services: When you submit an application to obtain a merchant account through PaymentCollect, you will be required to provide personally identifiable information. PaymentCollect may be required to obtain a certain amount of personal customer information to fulfill PaymentCollects obligations with a Merchant Service Provider (“MSP”) or Financial Institution. Furthermore, PaymentCollect. may also obtain information about you from third party sources, including, without limitation, consumer reporting agencies.
Use of Google Analytics and Google Signals
How We Use Your Data
PaymentCollect does not sell, rent or lease any personally identifiable information and, except as expressly set forth below, never discloses personally identifiable information to any third parties.
Browsing the Website: Information collected while browsing our website may be used to analyze trends, administer the website, improve site performance, gather broad demographic information, communicate with you and for security purposes. Such Information may be disclosed to third parties to provide any of the aforementioned activities on behalf of PaymentCollect.
Inquiries: Information collected during the course of submitting an inquiry via online form, e-mail, fax, or telephone call may be used by PaymentCollect to respond to inquiries or to contact you to inform you of services of PaymentCollect that may be of use to you. Information collected during the course of an inquiry will not be disclosed to any third party unless such third party has been contracted by PaymentCollect, with obligations of confidentiality, to contact you on our behalf.
Use of Products and Services: PaymentCollect will use your Information during the course of providing you with Products and Services. During the course of providing such services, PaymentCollect may disclose your Information to third parties that have contracted with PaymentCollect to perform certain functions of the Products and Services on our behalf (“Subcontractors”). PaymentCollect may also use your Information to contact you about other PaymentCollect offerings and to inform you about general company news and industry trends, directly or through the use of third party vendors. PaymentCollect may also use your Information for internal business analyses. If you are a customer of a Merchant, PaymentCollect will use Order Information during the course of providing processing services to such Merchant. PaymentCollect may also use Order Information at an aggregate level for internal business analyses and fraud prevention. During the course of providing Products and Services to Merchant, PaymentCollect may disclose Order Information to banks, processors, card associations, and other financial institutions that are involved in the course of processing or screening the transaction applicable to the Order Information.
Applying for a Merchant Services: When you apply for a merchant account from or through your reseller, agent or PaymentCollect, the information provided may be disclosed to evaluate your eligibility for a PaymentCollect Product or Service or a merchant account, including disclosure to consumer reporting agencies, relevant financial institutions, and other entities involved in providing products and services connected to your merchant account services. PaymentCollect may also use and disclose your Information during the course of providing or procuring products or services connected your merchant account services on your behalf.
Marketing: PaymentCollect may also use your Information to contact you, directly or through a third party reseller or agent, about other PaymentCollect offerings.
Communications: PaymentCollect may use your information to inform you about general company news and industry trends. PaymentCollect may also use your Information to assist in resolving or addressing any technical issues as well as to appraise you of any potential service/product issues and new products or offerings.
Surveys and Questionnaires: If you submitted an inquiry to PaymentCollect or if you are a PaymentCollect Merchant, periodically, PaymentCollect may use your Information to contact you, directly or through a third party reseller or agent, to complete a survey or questionnaire. Responses to any such survey or questionnaire may be used for internal business analyses and may be disclosed in aggregate form without disclosing any personally identifiable information.
Confidentiality Obligations: All contracts entered into between PaymentCollect and Merchants, PaymentCollect and Subcontractors, and PaymentCollect and other third party service providers, resellers and agents contain express provisions governing the confidential treatment of any and all personally identifiable information. Investigations and Proceedings: PaymentCollect may use Information to conduct internal investigations. PaymentCollect may disclose Information to cooperate with an investigation by law enforcement agencies or other governmental authorities and may also disclose Information in response to a subpoena, warrant, court order, or other comparable legal processes.
PaymentCollect is committed to privacy and security. PaymentCollect utilizes strong security for transmissions of Information and Orders to hardware designed to communicate with Financial institutions, MSP’s and payment processors in order for PaymentCollect to fulfill it’s obligations
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