Privacy Policy


Thank you for visiting PaydayLoanTree.com.

PaydayLoanTree.com is committed to safeguarding your privacy online. Please read the following policy to understand how your personal information will be treated as you make full use of our many offerings.

Overview

This Privacy Policy (hereinafter “Policy”) governs your use of the Site. This Policy describes much of the information that we collect from you and what may happen to that information. For example, this Policy is intended to let you know about information we collect from you; what cookies are and how they may be used; how your information is often used; who is collecting your information; with whom your information may be shared; what options are available to you regarding collection, use, and distribution of your information; how you may use other users’ information; the types of security precautions in place to protect against loss, misuse, or alteration of your information; how PaydayLoanTree.com protects children’s privacy; and other important information about your online privacy.

Please note that we review our privacy practices from time to time, and that our practices are subject to change. We ask that you bookmark and periodically review this page to ensure continuing familiarity with the most current version of our Privacy Policy. All amended terms shall be automatically effective after they are posted on the Site and applied retroactively if you use the Site after this Policy is amended. By visiting the Site, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use or access the Site.

What Personally Identifiable Information does PaydayLoanTree.com collect?

A primary purpose of collecting information from you is to provide you with a safe, smooth, effective, and personalized experience. We will only collect information about you that we consider necessary.

Generally, PaydayLoanTree.com collects information in several ways. Some information is gathered if you fill out the form provided. This information includes your desired loan amount, your state of residence, and your type of bank account. We save browsing and data log information linked to your usage of the site. We also collect personal information through the Site’s contact form or email system. This personal information is optional and includes your email address and your name. If you contact PaydayLoanTree.com, we may keep a record of that correspondence.

PaydayLoanTree.com uses your information to allow you to search for a lender that matches your needs. We will use your email address and name in order to reply to the messages received on the contact portion of the site. We also may use your personal information to resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, respond to your inquiries, detect and protect against error, fraud, or other criminal activity, enforce our User Agreement, and for any other purposes that PaydayLoanTree.com deems appropriate.

In order to provide services free of charge, we display advertisements. The advertiser never has access to individuals’ information. Only PaydayLoanTree.com has access to individuals’ information. By accepting the User Agreement and Privacy Policy, you expressly agree to receive these advertisements.

Who is collecting information?

When you are using the Site and are asked for personal information, you are sharing that information with PaydayLoanTree.com. You acknowledge that data can be collected, maintained by, or transferred to a company, or other entity, within the sole judgment of PaydayLoanTree.com. You also acknowledge and agree that the data can be combined and/or refined and/or used in any other matter with data from any of the websites owned and/or operated, in whole or in part, by PaydayLoanTree.com.

Please be advised that PaydayLoanTree.com advertisers or websites that have links on the Site may collect personally identifiable information about you. The information practices of those websites linked to PaydayLoanTree.com are not covered by this Policy.

With whom does PaydayLoanTree.com share my information?

PaydayLoanTree.com will not disclose your personally identifiable information except as described below:

Some of our employees and contractors are subject to non-disclosure agreements with us. These and other legal restrictions may prohibit their use of the information you provide us for any purpose except to facilitate the specific PaydayLoanTree.com-related operation, unless you explicitly agreed or gave your prior permission to them for additional uses.

If you complete a transaction with an advertiser linked to PaydayLoanTree.com, the information obtained during your visit to that advertiser, and the information you give, may be provided to the advertiser. Advertisers linked to the Site have separate policy practices for which PaydayLoanTree.com has no responsibility or liability.

We may disclose information where we have reason to believe that disclosing the information is necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be violating PaydayLoanTree.com’s policies as specified in the Privacy Policy or relevant User Agreement, may be violating state or federal law, or may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) PaydayLoanTree.com’s rights or property, other users of the Site, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities. PaydayLoanTree.com may disclose or access account information when we believe that the law requires it and for administrative and other purposes that we deem necessary to maintain and improve our services.

We cannot ensure that all of your private communications and other personal information will never be disclosed in ways not otherwise described in this Policy. For example, we may be forced to disclose information to the government or third parties under certain circumstances, third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications, or users may abuse or misuse your personal information that they unlawfully collect from the Site. We will try to protect your privacy, however, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information or private communications will always remain private.

What are my choices regarding collection, use, and distribution of my information?

PaydayLoanTree.com may contact you (by email, phone, and/or mail) if you complete a contact form on the Site, or if you contact us directly by direct mail or email. We may also contact you regarding any problems with your account and for website misuse. Simply send us an email if you do not wish to receive optional communications.

How may I use other users’ information?

Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all applicable local laws and rules regarding online conduct and privacy, as well as content. Specifically, but not as a limitation, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding transmission of technical and personal data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside.

We do not tolerate spam. You are not licensed to add us or any user to your mail (email or physical mail) list without his or her affirmative consent. You are not licensed to use spam in promoting the Site.

What security precautions are in place to protect the loss, misuse, or alteration of my information?

Whenever PaydayLoanTree.com handles your personal information, we take steps to ensure that your information is treated securely and in accordance with the relevant User Agreement and this Policy. Your information is stored on our servers located in the United States with Godaddy.com. We use procedural and mechanical safeguards to protect your personal information against loss or theft as well as unauthorized access and disclosure to protect your privacy, including encryption. Unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. We cannot, therefore, warrant or ensure the security of any information you transmit to us or from our online products or services, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.

If you choose to share your personal information with third parties, you are responsible for all actions taken with your account and therefore you should review that third party’s privacy policy.

How are children’s privacy protected?

Persons under the age of 18 (or 21, depending upon the age of majority in their jurisdiction) are not authorized to use the Site. Those persons are prohibited from submitting any personal information to us.