1st Advantage Bail Bonds shares your concerns about privacy. This notice explains how 1st Advantage Bail Bonds treats the nonpublic personal information of potential, current, and former consumers.
Prior to issuing a bail bond, 1st Advantage Bail Bonds collects certain personal information about each bail bond applicant and/or consumer ("you"). The information is obtained from a variety of sources, such as from you in person, by telephone, or over the internet, from applications or other forms submitted by you, from credit/consumer reporting agencies, from others when 1st Advantage Bail Bonds investigates claims, and from your transactions with 1st Advantage Bail Bonds (such as claims, premium payments, account balance, and history). Information collected may include your name, address, contact information, driver's license, social security number, employment information, credit rating, and other information necessary for 1st Advantage Bail Bonds to assess the risk of the transaction, protect against fraud, or generally to effect, administer, or enforce the terms of the bail bond transaction.
HOW WE USE & PROTECT PERSONAL INFORMATION1st Advantage Bail Bonds respects your privacy and protects your information. 1st Advantage Bail Bonds has physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards in place that comply with legal standards to protect your information from unauthorized access by third parties. Only authorized personnel of 1st Advantage Bail Bonds, its affiliates, or service providers who need to know the information can access the information. (Examples may include but not be limited to accountants, underwriter personnel, auditors, and/or claims related investigation personnel, including but not limited to in-house or retained counsel and fugitive recovery agents). Rest assured we convey to our employees the need to protect your information, and require our service providers to keep consumer information confidential and to use it only to provide the services we have asked them to perform. 1st Advantage Bail Bonds does not sell your information to anyone, and does not share your information with any companies or organizations outside of 1st Advantage Bail Bonds that would use it to contact you about their products and services. Please note, however, that 1st Advantage Bail Bonds may without your consent share your information as permitted or required by law. This includes (1) providing all of the information we collect to companies that perform marketing services (including marketing surveys) on our behalf; (2) sharing information with non-affiliated service providers that assist 1st Advantage Bail Bonds in servicing accounts, maintaining records or computer programs, evaluating risks (e.g., consumer reporting agencies), or other services necessary to administer the bond transaction; (3) sharing your information with 1st Advantage Bail Bonds's affiliates and/or third party vendors who share a common database and provide claims handling and investigation services; and (4) disclosing information to a court or government agency pursuant to a lawful request or as necessary to assist law enforcement or prevent fraud.
WHAT TO DO IF YOU HAVE PRIVACY OR SECURITY CONCERNS
If you have a concern about privacy or security at 1st Advantage Bail Bonds, we want to hear about it. Please write to us at: 1st Advantage Bail Bonds, Attn. Legal Department, 2429 Telephone Road, Houston, TX 77023.
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