Collection of Your Personal and Other Information
When you register for, or use our Services, we collect Personal Information. By “Personal Information” we mean information that can identify an individual, such as:
- Personal or business addresses;
- Email addresses;
- Phone numbers;
- Unique identifiers (arbitrary codes or series of characters we create or are provided from a third party to identify unique users or devices) that are connected or may reasonably be connected to your identity.
We also collect non-Personal Information relating to the Services, that is, information that does not personally identify an individual.
We do not sell, rent or exchange your personally identifiable information to any outside party, for any reason, at any time. Any of the information BrightFi Services collects from you may be used or disclosed in one of the following ways:
- To facilitate customer service interactions
- To process transactions
- To improve customer experience
- For market research, troubleshooting problems, detecting and protecting against error, fraud or other criminal activity
- To third-party contractors that provide services to BrightFi Services and are bound by these same privacy restrictions
- To enforce BrightFi Services’ Terms of Service
- As otherwise set forth in this Privacy and Security Policy
The email address you provide for receiving additional information will only be used to send you information and updates pertaining to BrightFi Services, unless you decide to opt-in to the BrightFi Services email lists.
If you opt-in, BrightFi Services may use this information to notify you of any company updates. If you don’t wish to receive these newsletters or updates then you may unsubscribe.
We do not intentionally collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If we become aware that we have collected personally identifiable information from a user of the Site who is under the age of thirteen, we will remove that child’s personal information from our files.
BrightFi Services uses Google Analytics, and it may record visits to this Site, what website you came from to get here, how long you stay for, what kind of computer you’re using, and other simple pieces of information about your visit to the Site.
To opt out of Google Analytics reporting on any site, install the browser add-on available from Google here.
BrightFi Services may access data from Google's Interest-based advertising or 3rd-party audience data (such as age, gender, and interests) with Google Analytics. To opt out of demographic and interest-based information in the Google network, use Google's Ad Settings page here.
Your Information Security is Important
BrightFi Services offers the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our provider’s database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems. All parties are required to keep the information confidential.
BrightFi Services may anonymously track your browsing activity for advertising and data collection purposes. BrightFi Services and third-party vendors use first-party cookies or other first-party identifiers.
Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. Please note that if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of our Services.
Sharing of Information
As mentioned above, BrightFi Services does not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist BrightFi Services in operating its website, conducting its business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when it believes release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce this Site’s policies, or protect BrightFi Services’ or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Contests, Surveys and Promotions Fall Under This Policy Too
From time to time, BrightFi Services may offer you the opportunity to participate in contests, giveaways and other promotions. Any information submitted in connection with such activities will be treated in accordance with this Privacy and Security Policy, except as specifically set forth in the rules for those contests, giveaways or promotions. From time to time, BrightFi Services may also ask you to participate in surveys designed to help us improve the Site. Any personal information provided to BrightFi Services in connection with any survey will be used only in relation to that survey and as elsewhere set forth in this Policy.
Your California Privacy Rights
Because BrightFi Services values your privacy it has taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. BrightFi Services therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
WHAT DOES Karrikin, Inc. d/b/a Karrikin Technologies (“Karrikin”) DO WITH YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
Financial companies 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.
The types of personal information we collect and share depend on the product or service you have with us. This information can include:
Other Account Information
Payment/ Transfer Instructions
When you are no longer our customer, we continue to share your information as described in this notice.
All financial companies need to share customers' personal information to run their everyday business. In the section below, we list the reasons financial companies can share their customers' personal information; the reasons Karrikin and/or Metropolitan Commercial Bank chooses to share; and whether you can 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, or report to credit bureaus
For our marketing purposes to offer our products and services to you
For joint marketing with other financial companies
For our affiliates' everyday business purposes information about your transactions and experiences
For our affiliates' everyday business purposes information about your creditworthiness
For our affiliates to market to you
For non-affiliates to market to you
How does Karrikin 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 encryption, computer security protocols and secured files and buildings. We also maintain other physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect this information and we limit access to information to those employees for whom access is appropriate.
How does Karrikin collect my personal information?
We collect your personal information, for example, when you
Open an account
Show your driver’s license/identification
Provide account information
Conduct transactions using the account
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 - information about your credit worthiness
Affiliates from using your information to market to you
Sharing for non-affiliates to market to you
State laws and individual companies may give you additional rights to limit sharing.BrightFi only shares your personal information in connection with providing your services, which is why you cannot limit it.
Companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and non-financial companies. Karrikin does not share with our affiliates so they can market to you.
Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and non-financial companies. Karrikin does not share with non-affiliates so they can market to you.
A formal agreement between non-affiliated financial companies that together market financial products or services to you. Karrikin does not share your personal information for joint marketing with non-affiliated companies.
For Alaska, Illinois, Maryland and North Dakota Customers. We will not share personal information with non affiliates either for them to market to you or for joint marketing – without your authorization.
For California Customers. We will not share personal information with non affiliates either for them to market to you or for joint marketing – without your authorization. We will also limit our sharing of personal information about you with our affiliates to comply with all California privacy laws that apply to us.
For Massachusetts, Mississippi and New Jersey Customers. We will not share personal information from deposit or share relationships with non affiliates either for them to market to you or for joint marketing – without your authorization.
For Texas Customers. If you have a complaint, first contact the customer service division of BrightFi at [insert number]. If you still have an unresolved complaint regarding the company’s money transmission activity, please direct your complaint to Texas Department of Banking, 2601 North LamarBoulevard, Austin, Texas 78705, 1-877-276-5554 (toll free), www.dob.texas.gov.
For VermontCustomers. We will not share personal information with non affiliates either for them to market to you or for joint marketing without your authorization, and we will not share personal information with affiliates about your creditworthiness without your authorization.