Preferred Merchant Services is dedicated to maintaining all the information we collect private and secure. We use secure servers and networks that are accessible to a very limited number of employees. We also use industry standard encryption when moving data between our systems. We have maintain multiple security measures to ensure your privacy and protection.
How Do We Collect Information
Any time you visit our site you are providing information to the site owners based on where you go and what you do on the site. Preferred Merchant Services collects and maintains this information for business purposes. We use this information to provide additional functionality and quality to our site and to improve on the products and services we offer. Server logs are used to collect and track the information and statistical data from our visitors as they use the website.
Collection of Personal Data
Unless you provide us your personal data through an application for a merchant account or through any of the other services we offer, we do not collect personal data. The information you do provide us is used for the approval and setup required for your service along with the underwriting necessary to get things going. We will not trade, license, sell, or rent any of the collected business information we receive concerning your account unless you request it. The information is used only to help complete the transactions started by you.
Your personal information may be given to companies that provide services to help us with the business activities we are engaged in such as customer service or shipping of your order. These companies have been authorized to use your information only to provide these specific services to us. Under no circumstances will your information be used beyond those criteria.
In the event of the following we may disclose your personal information:
- If we are to comply with a subpoena or similar legal actions we would be required by law to disclose that which is requested.
- We may disclose personal information when we believe it is necessary to guard our rights, guard the safety of others, or guard your safety.
- We may disclose your personal information if we are required to respond to a government inquiry or to investigate fraud.
- We may disclose personal information if Preferred Merchant Services is involved in a merger, a sale of all or a portion of its assets, and if involved in an acquisition and you will be notified by email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership.
- We may also inform you through these mechanisms the choices you have about your personal information regarding third parties and prior consent to disclose your data.
How Do I Correct & Update Personal Data
If you would like to update or review your personal data you may contact your sales representative at the following number: 1(877) 767-2500
Additional Information About Policy
Blogs and community forums are also publicly available through our website. You should understand that if you leave any information in these locations can be read, collected and used by others who use these platforms.
Testimonials by you may be used with your consent. In the event you would like your testimonial removed you may contact us at 1(877) 767-2500.
Third Party Links and How They Are Used
Your information and personal data's security is extremely important to us. Generally accepted security standards are followed by our site to protect your personal information that you have submitted to us. We secure your information during the transmission process as well as when we receive it. However no method for transmission across the internet is 100% secure nor is electronic storage. Therefore we cannot guarantee absolute security. If you have questions about your information or our website you can contact us at 1(877) 767-2500.
Cookies & Other Tracking Technologies
Cookie - A cookie is nothing more than a small file stored on a user's computer while browsing for record purposes. Cookies are used on our site. The information stored in cookies is not linked to anything personally identifiable while you are on our site. Persistent cookies are used on our site. These remain on your hard drive for an extended time frame. Your internet browser has a "help" file that will provide directions on how to remove these cookies from your computer. These cookies are used to help us determine from where our visitors have come. If you reject these cookies, you can use our site but your ability to use some areas like surveys will be restricted.
Minors are not marketed to or solicited to by Preferred Merchant Services. We provide services to business owners and principals who are over the age of 18 only. We take extreme care in keeping your private information private and secure.
Notification of Privacy Statement Changes
If you have any questions about this policy, please contact us at:
New York, NY 10004