This policy covers Customer Information, which means non-public, personally identifiable
information about a consumer or customer’s current or former relationship with Intertrans,
Inc. This policy is provided to you as required by the Federal Financial Privacy
What you should know
At Intertrans, customer service is very important to us. As we continue to improve
and expand our services, we recognize our obligation to keep our customers’ information
secure and confidential.
Safeguarding our customers’ privacy is a top priority at Intertrans. We value your
trust, and handle your information with the utmost of care. As such, we have adopted
standards to carefully preserve the privacy and confidentiality of our customers’
information. At Intertrans, we:
- Limit access. We restrict access to Customer Information to
employees or associates who need to know that information in order to provide and/or
maintain products or services to you.
- Are bound by a code of ethics. We require confidential treatment
of Customer Information by our employees and associates. Disciplinary action may
be taken if this code is violated.
- Maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards. We
maintain all physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with Federal
regulations to protect your information.
- Continually assess new technology. We devote considerable
resources to ensure that your transactions with Intertrans are conducted in a safe,
We collect and use five various types of information to service your accounts, save
you time and money, and to better understand and respond to your needs. Customer
Information we collect is categorized as follows:
- Information you provide to us. Information such as that provided
on applications for service.
- Transaction and experience information. Information about
your account experience with us, such as your account balance, payment history,
or information about our communications with you.
- Consumer report information. Information regarding your creditworthiness
or credit history.
- Information from outside sources. Information from outside
sources regarding their employment, credit or other relationships with you, or verifying
representations made by you, such as your employment history, loan or credit card
balances if applicable.
- Other general information. Information, such as demographic
information that is not obtained for the purpose of determining your eligibility
for credit, employment or other products or services.
Sharing information within Intertrans, Inc
Intertrans may share all five types of customer information referenced above among
our operations and servicing departments. We limit access to Customer Information
and what type of information is shared to those employees or associates who need
to know that information to provide you with greater convenience and more choices.
Sharing information with companies that work for us.
We may share all five types of Customer Information with companies that work for
us, including some of our own subsidiaries, to provide you products and services
that you’ve requested or already have with us. We share the information needed to
provide those products and services and to provide a good customer experience. These
companies may include financial service providers such as insurance companies and
payment processing companies and non-financial companies such as data processing
companies. For example, these companies might assist us in fulfilling your service
request, processing your transaction, or mailing account statements.
If you do not wish to share information from your applications, consumer reports
or other outside sources within Intertrans’ departments or subsidiaries, please
contact us as listed below.
Internet Transactions Services
115 Pine Avenue, Suite 600
Long Beach, Ca 90802
Call us at: 562-951-1122
Disclosing information in other situations
We may also disclose any of the five types of Customer Information to credit bureaus
and similar organizations, and otherwise when permitted by law. For example, this
- A disclosure in connection with a subpoena or similar legal process.
- A fraud investigation.
- An audit or examination.
- The sale of your account to another financial institution.
Protecting your information from marketers outside Intertrans, Inc.
Intertrans, does not sell or otherwise share any current or former customer information
with marketers outside Intertrans, Inc. You do not need to take any action to prevent
disclosure of information.
On Line Privacy Practices
Intertrans is committed to your online privacy and security. We strive to keep you
informed about how we protect your online activity at www.intertrans.com The following
practices demonstrate our commitment to maintain your online privacy and security.
- Secure transmissions. To ensure information remains confidential,
Intertrans, Inc. uses encryption technology such as Secure Socket Layer (SSL) on
its Web sites to transmit information between you and Intertrans.
- E-mail security. Regular Internet e-mail is not secure. When
Intertrans, Inc. provides internet e-mail addresses, you should use them to provide
information that is non-sensitive and non-confidential. We ask that you do not provide
personal or account information through e-mail. You may also contact us by phone
or ground mail.
- Online surveys and sweepstakes. At times, we may conduct online
surveys to help us better serve you. We may also offer online sweepstakes and promotions.
The information you provide on surveys, sweepstakes and other promotions may be
used for internal marketing purposes. Based on the information you provide to us,
we may also inform you of accounts and services from Intertrans, Inc. As always,
if you have asked us not to contact you with marketing offers, your request will
be honored. You are not required to complete online surveys, sweepstakes or promotions.
- Looking out for children. We do not knowingly market to or
solicit information from children under 18 without parental consent. We recognize
that protecting children’s’ identities and privacy online is important and that
the responsibility to do so rests with both the online industry and with parents.
- Linking to other sites. We may provide links to non-Intertrans,
Inc. companies, such as credit bureaus or merchants. If you choose to link to web
sites not controlled by Intertrans, Inc., we are not responsible for the privacy
or security of these sites, including the accuracy, completeness, reliability or
suitability of their information. If you are asked to provide information on one
of these Web sites we strongly urge you first to study carefully their Privacy Policies.
Taking individual responsibility for protecting personal information.
While Intertrans, Inc. works to protect your privacy, you also play a role in protecting
To help safeguard your personal information, we suggest the following:
- Do not share your ID or password with anyone.
- Only provide your banking information when your browser indicates an encrypted connection,
such as Secure Socket Layer (SSL), directly to the Intertrans, Inc. web site or
to another site you have investigated and fully trust.
This policy may change from time to time, but you can always review our current
policy at www.intertrans.com or contact us for a copy at 562-951-1122.
This policy applies to consumer customer relationships established in the United
States. * 15 U.S.C. 6801-6810