E-DATA Merchant Services Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the E-DATA Merchant Services Web site. E-DATA Merchant Services has designed its Privacy Policy to inform you about our current data collection and how we use your personal information. From time to time, E-DATA Merchant Services may, without notice, modify or eliminate all or a portion of this Privacy Policy. 

The Privacy Policy is available on the home page of the E-DATA Merchant Services Web site. From time to time, you may click to other E-DATA Merchant Services Web sites or pages that have different privacy policies. When this happens, you may review the privacy policies that relate to those pages or sites. 

Your personal privacy and the security of your personal data are a primary concern of ours. We believe that you should be aware of who we are, the types of information we may collect on our Web site, and what we do with your personal information. Our overall privacy policy is simple. Under no circumstances will we sell or share any information about you with any third parties nor use any personal information for purposes other than answering your inquiries on our products, services and notifying you about offers only from us. How the information about you is used If you submit a request, inquiry, or comment to us through our website, we may use the information you provide us, such as your Name, Email Address, Mailing Address, Telephone Number or Facsimile Number to contact you. You may also opt out of information sharing by providing us your unsubscribe request. Information collected about you: You can visit most of our web pages without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. We may track your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address and your domain name to help us analyze this data for trends and statistics, but you will remain anonymous unless you voluntarily tell us who you are. This monitoring helps us evaluate how our website is used and continuously improve the content we provide. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. External Links: This website does not contain direct links to other websites which are not part of our website network. On occasion we my place advertising banners or other ad-serving networks. Notification of Policy Changes. We may update this policy from time to time in order to address new issues and reflect changes on website. Please visit our Privacy Policy page periodically to read about revisions and/or additions, so that you will always know what information we collect and how the information will be used. Well known for our unsurpassed customer service. Please be assured, we want to provide you with exceptional service now and in the future. Questions regarding our privacy policy or any other inquiries should be directed to our Customer Service Department You may contact us via phone at 561-395-9554 with any questions.

We obtain personal information that is needed to provide you with our goods and services.

When E-DATA Merchant Services collects information directly from you, we obtain this personal information in order to provide you with our goods or services, to provide customer service and to fulfill any legal or regulatory requirements. We also obtain personal information as a result of consumers' financial transactions with E-DATA Merchant Services or with E-DATA Merchant Services merchants. When we obtain information about consumers and merchants from third parties, we use sources that we believe are reputable, including public repositories. 

The only personal information we collect is information you provide us.

The only information we collect about you is information that you provide us. This information may include, for example, your name, mailing address, e-mail address and telephone number. If you supply us with personal data and request information from us, we will contact you to provide you with the information you requested. We may also contact you to follow up on your job opportunity inquiries, or we may send you other information about E-DATA Merchant Services and its products or services that we believe you would find interesting or helpful.

We are committed to protecting the confidentiality of your personal information.

E-DATA Merchant Services policies limit access to the personal information we collect to those E-DATA Merchant Services employees and E-DATA Merchant Services business relationships who need the information to fulfill their business responsibilities. We require our employees to adhere to E-DATA Merchant Services Privacy Policy. Employees who violate the E-DATA Merchant Services Privacy Policy are subject to disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal. 

When E-DATA Merchant Services collects personal information about you, we handle this information in accordance with the terms and conditions in our applicable merchant agreement. When E-DATA Merchant Services engages vendors and other outside contractors, they are subject to our contractual requirements. For purposes of credit reporting, verification and risk management, we may share information about you with third parties. We also will disclose information in response to a request issued by a court, government agency or regulatory authority. 

We will inform you about the general uses of the information we collect about you.

When we have a direct customer relationship with you, we will strive to make information available to you about the general uses of the information we collect. This information is made available at the point of sale, through privacy notices on our Web sites, in other formats that are publicly available or through other means specified by applicable state and federal laws. In addition, when E-DATA Merchant Services obtains personal information about consumers indirectly through our merchants, we require our merchants to provide these consumers with their own timely and complete privacy notice. 

We strive to give you choices about how your information will be used.

When we obtain personal information as part of our direct relationship with you, we will not share this information with non-affiliated third parties, except in the following circumstances:

  • In accordance with the E-DATA Merchant Services Privacy Policy
  • To facilitate and complete merchant-initiated or authorized transactions
  • To comply with federal, state and local laws, including credit reporting laws and card association rules
  • To combat fraud
  • To offer products and services that E-DATA Merchant Services believes may be of interest to you. 

Since your needs may change, and E-DATA Merchant Services continuously develops new products and services, we may contact you to determine if we can provide you with additional services. Most of our customers appreciate hearing about our new products and services and prefer that we continue to contact them. If you would prefer not to be contacted we will make information available to you about how you may request to have your name removed from any E-DATA Merchant Services owned marketing lists. You may also opt out of information sharing by providing E-DATA Merchant Services Click here to process your request.

We maintain procedures to assure the quality of information we collect and, in some instances, we inform you how you can access your information and make corrections, if necessary.

E-DATA Merchant Services employs appropriate measures to assure the quality of information that we collect directly from you. In some instances, where E-DATA Merchant Services collects information directly from you, E-DATA Merchant Services informs you how to correct any erroneous or out-of-date information stored in our database. These requirements and procedures may vary by each E-DATA Merchant Services business activity. As you visit our various Web pages, please be sure to review the privacy policies applicable to those sites. We abide by applicable laws related to such information.

We use appropriate security safeguards.

At E-DATA Merchant Services security is important. E-DATA Merchant Services employs appropriate measures, including advanced technology, to protect personal information collected against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. These measures may include, among others, encryption, physical access security and other appropriate technologies. E-DATA Merchant Services continually reviews and enhances its security systems, as necessary.

E-DATA Merchant Services Web sites may be linked to other Web sites.

E-DATA Merchant Services may create links to third-party Web sites. E-DATA Merchant Services is not responsible for the content or privacy practices employed by third-party Web sites that are linked to our Web site. Neither does E-DATA Merchant Services control or warrant the utility, merchant-ability or workmanship of the products or services offered at third-party Web sites.

We strive to maintain our privacy standards.

E-DATA Merchant Services strives to meet our privacy program standards. In doing so, we do the following:

  • Employee privacy training and employee compliance related to the Privacy Policy
  • Periodic assessments of E-DATA Merchant Services compliance with this Privacy Policy
  • Periodic management review to ensure that E-DATA Merchant Services actively participates in appropriate privacy activities, including self-regulatory initiatives

How the E-DATA Merchant Services Privacy Policy applies to you.

The examples contained in this Privacy Policy are illustrations only, and they are not intended to be all-inclusive. If you decide to close your merchant account or become an inactive customer, or if we close or suspend your account, our Privacy Policy, as it may exist from time to time, will continue to apply. We may amend this Privacy Policy at any time, and we will inform you of changes as required by law. You may have other privacy protections under state laws, and we will comply with applicable state laws when we disclose information about you. This Privacy Policy applies to all accounts you may have with us, and it replaces all our previous disclosures to you about our information practices. 

This E-DATA Merchant Services Privacy Policy is currently applicable only to E-DATA Merchant Services United States customers and visitors to our Web site. Cross-border transactions may have their own rules and practices.