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WHAT DOES CONSUMER CREDIT COUNSELING SERVICE OF THE MIDWEST, INC. d/b/a APPRISEN DO WITH YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?

Why?

Financial organizations 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 with us. This information can include:
    • Social Security Number
    • Employment information
    • Credit card or other debt information
    • Income and Expense information
    • Asset and liability information, including mortgage information
    • Credit history and credit scores (if you signed a release permitting us to obtain your credit report)
    • Information from creditor statements you provide to us
    • Information from creditors that we contact on your behalf (with your authorization)
When you are no longer our client, we may continue to share your information as described in this notice or as provided for by law.
How? All financial companies need to share personal information to run their everyday business. In the section below, we list the reasons financial companies can share their personal information; the reasons Apprisen chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.
Reasons we can share your personal information Does Apprisen 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.

Yes

No

For our marketing purposes –
To offer our products and services to you

Yes

Yes

For joint marketing with other financial organizations –

No

We don’t share

For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes –
Information about your transactions and experiences

No

We don’t share

For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes –
Information about your creditworthiness

No

We don’t share

For our affiliates to market to you –

No

We don’t share

For nonaffiliates to market to you –

No

We don’t share

To limit our sharing
  • Call toll-free (800) 355-2227
  • Email your request to optout@apprisen.com.
Please note:
If you are a new client, we may 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 may contact us at any time to limit our sharing.
Questions Call toll-free (800) 355-2227 or visit www.apprisen.com
What we do
How does Apprisen 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.

Also, Apprisen only allows its employees, persons or companies that you specify by written request or consent, or other parties as required or permitted by law, to access your information.
How does Apprisen collect my personal information? We collect your personal information, for example, when you:
    • seek financial advice
    • give us your income information
    • give us your contact information
    • provide employment information
    • provide account information

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
    • 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
What if I hold an account jointly with someone else? Your choices will apply to everyone on your account
Definitions
Affiliates Companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
    • Apprisen does not share with affiliates
Nonaffiliates Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
    • Apprisen does not share with nonaffiliates so they can market to you.
Joint marketing A formal agreement between nonaffiliated financial companies that together market financial products or services to you.
    • Apprisen does not jointly market with nonaffiliated companies.
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