We may collect personal information from you during our application process and from third parties. “Personal information” is information that specifically identifies you, including, but not limited to, your name, address, telephone number, email address, income and social security number. Demographic information such as your age and address is not considered personal information unless it is linked with your other personal information. Personal information does not include website behavioral information, which is data we collect about the use of the CFS Website, from which personal information has been removed. Website data may be used for a number of purposes such as helping us understand loan application trends and borrower behavior.
We do not collect personal information from children under 13 years of age. If we learn that we have collected this information from a child under the age of 13, we will promptly take all reasonable steps to delete the data from our system.
In general, we use personal information to provide you with information at your request, to inform you about other information and services we think will be of interest to you, to facilitate your use of the CFS website.
We share your personal information with unaffiliated third parties as permitted or required by law. When we share your personal information with vendors and service providers who perform functions on our behalf, we require that they keep your information confidential and secure, and that they use it only as is reasonably necessary to carry out their work or comply with applicable law. In addition, personal information may be disclosed or transferred to our affiliates as part of, or during negotiations of, a merger, consolidation, sale of company assets or equity, financing, acquisition, strategic alliance or in any other situation where personal information may be transferred as one of the business assets of CFS. We may choose from time to time to share your personal information with third parties as outlined in our Privacy Notice.
CFS maintains physical and technical safeguards in order to protect the confidentiality of your personal information. We also protect personal information that you provide online in connection with registering yourself as a user of our website. Access by you to such personal information is available through a password and unique customer ID as selected by you during the loan application process. This password is encrypted. To protect the confidentiality of such personal information, you should not divulge your password to anyone. You are responsible for all uses of CFS’s website by anyone using your unique customer ID and password. In the event you believe your user name and/or password has been compromised, please notify us immediately.
Please note that any information you submit by email may not be secure, so please do not send any sensitive information or materials via email. CFS will never ask you for sensitive information via email. Please notify us immediately if you should receive a request purported to be from CFS requesting any personal or sensitive information.
You can access your personal information that we collect and maintain by logging in to your account online at www.mycfsapp.com. This section of the site is password-protected to better safeguard your information. As a registered user, you can update your personal information by contacting us.
We place and track advertisements on third-party websites. Like many advertisers, we advertise our products and services, and we contract with third parties to place advertisements, on websites not affiliated with us where we think the advertisements are likely to be most relevant. These advertisements may contain cookies or other mechanisms that allow tracking of your response to our ads. We and our contracted third parties track and report performance of our advertising and marketing campaigns by using cookies, web beacons, and other similar technology, which may be used to collect and store information about user visits, page visits and duration, and the specific ad or link that the user clicked on to visit the site. No personally identifiable information is stored during this process.