Meritize Privacy Notice

FACTS

WHAT DOES MERITIZE FINANCIAL, INC. (“MERITIZE”) DO WITH YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?

Why?

Financial companies choose how they share your personal information. Federal law gives consumers the right to limit some but not all sharing. Federal law also requires us to tell you how we collect, share, and protect your personal information. Please read this notice carefully to understand what we do.

What?

The types of personal information we collect and share depend on the product or service you have or access through us. This information can include:
  • Social Security number and income
  • Payment history and transaction history
  • Credit history and assets

How?

All financial companies need to share customers’ personal information to run their everyday business. In the section below, we list the reasons financial companies can share their customers’ personal information; the reasons Meritize choose to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.
Reasons we can share your personal information Does Meritize share? Can you limit this sharing?
For our everyday business purposes
such as to process your transactions, maintain your account(s), respond to court orders and legal investigations, or report to credit bureaus
Yes No
For our marketing purposes
To offer our products and services to you
Yes No
For joint marketing with other financial companies
 
Yes No
For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes
information about your transactions and experiences
Yes No
For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes
Information about your creditworthiness
Yes Yes
For our affiliates to market to you
 
Yes Yes
For nonaffiliates to market to you
 
Yes Yes

To limit our sharing

Please note:
If you are a new customer, for the reasons we can share your information and for which you can limit the sharing, we can begin sharing your information 30 days from the date we sent this notice. When you are no longer our customer, we continue to share your information as described in this notice.

However, you can contact us at any time to limit our sharing.

Questions?

Call (866) 637-4848 or go to www.meritize.com

What we do

How does Meritize protect my personal information? To protect your personal information from unauthorized access and use, we use security measures that comply with federal law. These measures include computer safeguards and secured files and buildings.

We restrict access to your information to those employees who need to know it to provide products or services to you.
How does Meritize collect my personal information? We collect your personal information, for example, when you
  • Apply for a credit product offered through the Meritize platform or give us your income information
  • Tell us where to send the money or provide employment information
  • Show us your government-issued ID
We also collect your personal information from others, such as credit bureaus, affiliates, or other companies.
Why can’t I limit all sharing? Federal law gives you the right to limit only
  • Sharing for affiliates’ everyday business purposes – information about your creditworthiness
  • Affiliates from using your information to market to you
  • Sharing for nonaffiliates to market to you
State laws and individual companies may give you additional rights to limit sharing. See below for more on your rights under state law.

Definitions

Affiliates Companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
  • Our affiliate includes the financial company such as Meritize.
Nonaffiliates Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
  • Nonaffiliates we share with may include financial service providers, non-financial companies, and other businesses.
Joint marketing A formal agreement between nonaffiliated financial companies that together market financial products or services to you.
  • Our joint marketing partners include financial service providers, and other businesses.

Other important information

Notice for Alaska, Illinois, Maryland and North Dakota Residents.
We will not hare personal information with nonaffiliates either for them to market to you or for joint marketing without your authorization.

Notice to California Residents.
Under California law, we will not share information we collect about you with companies outside of Meritize, unless the law allows. For example, we may share information with your consent or to service your account. We will limit sharing to the extent required by California law.

For Massachusetts and Mississippi Residents.
We will not share your personal information from deposit or share relationships with nonaffiliates either for them to market you or for joint marketing without your authorization.

Notice to Nevada Residents.
We are providing you this notice pursuant to Nevada law. You may be placed on our internal Do Not Call List by calling (833) 637-4848 or by writing to us at 5757 Main St., Suite 207, Frisco, TX 75034. For more information, contact us at the address above, or email help@meritize.com. You may also contact the Nevada Attorney General’s office: Bureau of Consumer Protection, Office of the Nevada Attorney General, 555 E. Washington St., Suite 3900, Las Vegas, NV 89101; telephone number: 1-702-486-3132; email BCPINFO@ag.state.nv.us.

Notice to Texas Residents.
Meritize is licensed and examined under the laws of the State of Texas and by state law is subject to regulatory oversight by the Office of Consumer credit Commissioner. Any consumer wishing to file a complaint against Meritize should contact the Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner through one of the means indicated below: In Person or U.S. Mail: 2601 North Lamar Boulevard, Austin, Texas 78705-4207. Telephone No.: (800) 538-1579. Fax No.: (512) 936-7610. E-mail: consumer.complaints@occc.state.tx.is. Website: www.occc.state.tx.us.

Questions? Contact Meritize

5757 Main Street, Suite 207
Frisco, TX 75034

Hours of Operation:
(Mon-Fri) 8AM – 9PM
(Sat-Sun) 11AM – 3PM