Effective Date: September 28, 2022
Personal Data We Collect or Process
VerityPay collects the following information: (1) name, (2) mailing address, (3) mobile phone number, (4) email address, (5) personal ID number. The purpose of collecting this information is to verify that we are paying the proper party for each transaction initiated by our Customers on the Application.
Verity does not directly collect any data from Payees. The Customers’ privacy policies (and not Verity’s) apply to all such collection of data from Payees.
We do not knowingly collect information from users of our Website under the age of 18 and/or their internet usage, and such persons are not authorized to use the Services.
How We Use the Data
We use the personal data we collect to perform our Services, issue funds to Payees, provide updates and other important information related to your activity on and with the Application, administer the Services, enter into contracts for services, to fulfill legal obligations we have to governmental authorities or other third parties, and for other legitimate business purposes.
If you are a Payee, we use your personal information to issue payments to you from our Customers. This may include your receipt of a text message from us at the direction of our Customers. You may opt out of the receipt of any text message from us.
You will have the opportunity to opt out of any electronic marketing communications you may receive from us.
With Whom We Share Personal Data
Verity shares your personal data with third parties who perform services on our behalf, including without limitation our web host provider, account management systems providers, customer relationship management system providers, customer support systems, payment platforms and processors, technology providers and professional advisors.
We may disclose information if we have a good faith belief that disclosure is necessary by law or the legal process, to protect and defend our or others’ interests or property, or to enforce agreements you enter into with us.
We may share your data with a third party in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer, liquidation or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets or stock with such third party.
We may share aggregated and de-identified information with third parties for analytical, research or other similar purposes.
The Customers may elect to share information about its personnel at its own discretion (and subject to its own privacy policies). Verity has no control over all such Customers’ privacy practices.
Storage and Protection of Your Personal Data
We retain the personal data we collect for so long as reasonably necessary to fulfill the purposes for which the data was collected and to perform our contractual and legal obligations. Notwithstanding the generality of the foregoing, we store email addresses until the User requests to be unsubscribed or removes themselves through any self-service tools offered through the Services.
We take reasonable administrative, physical and technical precautions to protect your personal data and communications between us. This includes, when required or as we deem appropriate and feasible under the circumstances, encryption and written commitments from third parties that may have access to your data that they will protect the data with safeguards that are substantially equivalent to those used by Verity.
No Internet or e-mail transmission is ever fully secure or error free, however. We therefore cannot guarantee absolute security of your data, and we are not responsible for processes and networks that we do not control. Users assume the risk of security breaches and the consequences resulting from them. Please be careful in deciding what information you send to us via email or over the Internet.
Your Rights, Choices and Disclosures
We are committed to facilitate the exercise of your rights granted by the laws of your jurisdiction, which may include the right to request the correction, modification or deletion of your personal information and the right to opt out of the sale of your personal information (as applicable). We will do our best to honor your requests subject to any legal and contractual obligations. If you would like to make a request, cancel your account or request we delete or no longer use your account information to provide you Services, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or make changes to any user profile information connected to your account.
You may opt out of receiving electronic marketing communications from us by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link on the communication, opting out through your account settings (as applicable) or contacting us. Some non-marketing communications may not be subject to a general opt-out, such as communications about transactions, disclosures to comply with legal requirements, software updates and other support-related information. If you do not wish to receive any service-related emails from us, you have the option to deactivate your account.
Subject to local law, you may have additional rights under the laws of your jurisdiction regarding your personal data, such as the right to complain to your local data protection authority.
California Do Not Track Disclosure: The Website does not utilize any cookies or other technologies to track a user’s browsing behavior.
California Consumer Privacy Act Disclosures. Verity is a not a “business” subject to the California Consumer Privacy Act.
Users Outside the United States
The Services are controlled and operated from the United States. If you are an individual from the European Union, Canada or any other jurisdiction with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure that differ from United States laws, please be advised that we may store the information we collect in the United States which is not deemed an “adequate jurisdiction” by the European regulatory authorities. Personal data may also be transferred from the country of your residence to other countries, including the United States, and you consent to the transfer of your personal information to the United States.
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Questions and Contact Information
VerityPay Holdings, LLC
800 Bering Dr, Suite 225
Houston, TX 77057