Important Information for Residents of California
Residents of California, please see our specific privacy notice pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018
Acceptance and Consent
Collection, Use, and Sharing of your Personal Information
The Estate Registry may collect personally identifiable information regarding you when you directly contact us as well as during the application and inheritance advance process, including first and last name, mailing address, email address, telephone number(s), Social Security number and driver’s license number. This information will be collected through an online form or when you contact The Estate Registry regarding any matter. This information may be used by The Estate Registry over the course of the inheritance advance process and shared with public registries, court administrators, or credit bureaus for the purpose of bankruptcy checks, ascertaining the amount of existing credit and/or tax liens, judgments, and outstanding child support. Credit score is NOT a determining factor and is not utilized by The Estate Registry when considering being approved for our service.
We use your personal information only for legitimate business purposes in compliance with applicable laws and regulation, including to provide you with our inheritance advance services. For example, if you apply for an inheritance advance with The Estate Registry and submit personal data to us, we may use this information to evaluate your eligibility for an inheritance advance and confirm information regarding you and the decedent’s estate. We may also we use your personal information for identification purposes to prevent unauthorized persons from accessing your information or to provide you with information on our other products or services that may be of interest to you. If you wish to opt out from receiving this information, you should email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will remove you from any future marketing emails within 72 hours.
The Estate Registry does not disclose your personal information to companies or entities that are not affiliated with us, except (i) when we are required under court or other judicial orders or in connection with regulatory or other legal reporting requirements, (ii) if you provide us with your written consent, or (iii) we may disclose your personal information to independent auditors or consultants to analyze our operations, or governmental and regulatory agencies may examine The Estate Registry’s operations and practices as required by applicable law. Any information that may be shared with auditors or regulators on a strictly confidential basis.
We collect and use information in aggregate form to track the total number of visitors to our website, the number of visitors to each page of our website, the domain names of our visitors’ Internet service providers, and other related technical information. This is technical information that does not by itself identify a specific individual. No personal information is available in this process.
The Estate Registry maintains policies and procedures to protect your personal information from being accessed by unauthorized persons. For example, we use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology supporting 128-bit encryption. The information collected is stored on a secure server network, protected by firewalls and other security measures. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.
We also limit our employees’ access to your personal information to those with a legitimate business reason for such access. All of our employees are trained in our information security policies and procedures.
Third Party Links and Advertisement
As a convenience to our visitors, the website may contain links to a number of websites that we believe may offer useful information. The privacy policies and procedures described here do not apply to those sites. We suggest contacting those sites directly for information on their data collection and distribution policies. We do not use third party advertising companies to provide advertisements or allow third party advertisers to track your browsing.
Modification or deletion of personal information
If you would like to access, modify or update any of your personal information, please contact us using the email provided below. May also request us to delete any information we have about you. We will proceed to delete any such information provided you are not a present or past client of The Estate Registry. We will respond to your request to access, update or delete your information as may be appropriate under applicable law. Please note that before we are able to provide you with any information, correct any inaccuracies or delete any information, we may ask you to verify your identity.
Questions or Complaints
You can contact The Estate Registry regarding any privacy matter via email to email@example.com or by mail to:
The Estate Registry (attention: Privacy Officer)
1002 Justison Street
Wilmington, DE 19801