Information that we collect from you:
We collect device-related information, server log information, and other types of anonymous information when you visit Retirement Loan Eraser.
Additionally, we collect and store personal information from your retirement plan service provider and when you log in and use your Retirement Loan Eraser customer account. The types of personal information we collect and share depend on the relationship that your retirement plan service provider has with us and on whether you have elected to opt out of RLE loan protection.
Why we collect your personal information:
We serve as the administrator of the Retirement Loan Eraser program for our customers and we need certain information in order to administer the program.
We use your personal information to maintain your account, provide customer service, and enhance your customer experience.
We use aggregate personal information and non-personal information to improve Retirement Loan Eraser and monitor and protect the security of our service.
Who we share your personal information with:
Your choices as a consumer:
In order to administer Retirement Loan Eraser and provide loan protection, we require certain personal information. Most of this information is obtained by us through our relationship with your retirement plan service provider. Your use of the Retirement Loan Eraser website is optional.
HOW YOU ACCEPT THIS POLICY
INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND WHY
In order to provide a high quality service, Retirement Loan Eraser collects various types of information when you visit the website or when your retirement plan elects to offer the Retirement Loan Eraser program.
As a Visitor
We collect various types of anonymous information about visitors to Retirement Loan Eraser, such as device-related information (browser type, IP address) and server log information (date and time of day of your visit). We also collect information that you input into our website. We use this information to better understand our visitors and our business, to provide the services you request, and to enhance the Retirement Loan Eraser service.
As a Customer
When your retirement plan chooses to offer Retirement Loan Eraser, we will collect certain personal information, including your full legal name, social security number, email address, permanent address, and date of birth. This information is shared with us by your retirement plan service provider. In order to provide loan protection, we will also collect information about your employment status and any loans that you may take from your retirement plan.
We may also collect various other types of personal information if you use the site. Further, we may collect personal information if you contact us or otherwise give it to us (e.g., in an email).
Cookies & Pixels
Cookies are small pieces of data that are stored on your computer, mobile phone or other device. Pixels are small code blocks on a website that allow for another server to measure viewing of a webpage and often are used in connection with cookies.
We use these technologies in order to customize Retirement Loan Eraser and improve your experience with the site. Cookies store anonymous information, such as whether you viewed the site from your mobile device.
Cookies are required for site functionality. Refusing to accept cookies or pixels will make Retirement Loan Eraser inoperable for certain functions.
We use analytics tools such as “Google Analytics” (collectively referred to as “Analytics Services”) to collect information about the usage of this site. These analytics services collect information such as how often users visit this site, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to this site. We only use the information we get from these Analytics Services to improve this site.
HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We use your personal information to administer the Retirement Loan Eraser program, enhance your customer experience, operate and maintain your account in accordance with US law, investigate and understand how Retirement Loan Eraser is used, monitor and protect the security and integrity of Retirement Loan Eraser, and better market and advertise Retirement Loan Eraser’s services.
As part of this process, we may from time to time aggregate some of your personal information in certain data analysis, reports, or other interpretations of retirement- related trends for both internal and external purposes. When aggregating personal information, we make sure that the information is not identifiable to any particular customer.
WHEN WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION
In order to provide loan protection services, we may share your personal information with third parties, such as consumer identification verification services and insurance firms with which we have a relationship, for the purpose of serving you as a customer. We have entered into agreements that require that these third parties keep this information confidential.
We also may disclose some of the personal information we collect to service providers, companies that perform marketing and analytics services on our behalf, or to other financial institutions.
Last, we may disclose personal information with your consent.
Information about our users, including personal information, may be disclosed or transferred to entities now or in the future affiliated with Retirement Loan Eraser or as part of any merger, acquisition, change of control, debt financing, insolvency, bankruptcy or sale of our assets. Such information may be used in the businesses of any entity so receiving it.
Our service is not directed towards anyone under the age of 18 unless they are eligible to take a loan under their retirement plan which is covered by RLE. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child under the age of 18 has created an account with Retirement Loan Eraser and/or provided us with personally identifiable information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Additionally, if we become aware at any point that a child under the age of 18 is using our service, we will advise the retirement plan, which has the right to terminate his or her account.
HOW YOU CAN ACCESS OR CHANGE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION THAT WE HAVE COLLECTED
Once you have registered with Retirement Loan Eraser, you can access your profile, review the information that is stored, and in some cases, revise that information. If you have any problems, you may also contact us at email@example.com. Due to US regulatory requirements, we do not delete residual copies of outdated information and must preserve all customer data for a minimum of six years.
PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Retirement Loan Eraser works diligently to protect your personal information. We employ several physical and electronic safeguards to keep your information safe. We use strong browser encryption, store our data on servers in secure facilities, and implement systematic processes and procedures for securing and storing data. We limit access to your personal and financial information to only those employees with authorized access, and we require third parties who perform services for Retirement Loan Eraser to agree to keep your information confidential. Furthermore, if you choose to opt out of protection or your account is terminated with us, we will continue to adhere to the privacy policies and practices outlined here.
Online tracking is the collection of data about an individual’s internet activity used to deliver targeted advertisements and for other purposes.
HOW WE RESPOND TO DO NOT TRACK SIGNALS
Customers using certain modern browsers have the ability to activate a “Do Not Track” signal. Retirement Loan Eraser does not currently respond to the “Do Not Track” signal.
CHANGES TO THE POLICY
YOUR RIGHTS AS A CALIFORNIA RESIDENT
Residents of California have the right to request from us certain information with respect to the types of personal information we share with third parties for those third parties’ direct marketing purposes and the identities of the third parties with whom the business has shared such information during the immediately preceding calendar year. To exercise your rights, you may make one request each year by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your request should specify your full name and the email address you used when submitting personal information to us.
YOUR RIGHTS AS A VERMONT RESIDENT
We do not share nonpublic personal financial information we collect about Vermont residents with non-affiliated third parties except for our everyday business purposes or as otherwise permitted by law. If you wish to revoke any authorization to share your nonpublic personal financial information, please contact us at email@example.com. Please note, however, that we will not be able to provide you with services through Retirement Loan Eraser without the ability to share this financial information.