FUNDERA PRIVACY POLICY


Last Revised: July 07, 2020


This Privacy Policy describes the information Fundera, Inc. ("Fundera", "we", "us" or "our") collects about you, how we use and share that information, and the privacy choices we offer. This policy applies to information we collect when you register for Fundera's funding matching service, access or use our website, mobile applications, products, and services (collectively, the "Service"), or when you otherwise interact with us. As used in this Privacy Policy, the term "Site" includes: all websites and all devices or applications operated by Fundera that collect personal information from you and that link to this Privacy Policy; pages within each such website, device, or application, any equivalent, mirror, replacement, substitute, or backup website, device, or application. The word “Personal Information” includes any information that does relate or could be related to an individual. The use of the word "including" in this Agreement to refer to specific examples will be construed to mean "including, without limitation" or "including but not limited to" and will not be construed to mean that the examples given are an exclusive list of the topics covered.


When information is processed by Fundera for its own purposes, the processing of that information is described by this privacy policy. Where Fundera is acting as a service provider, the privacy policy of Fundera’s principal and/or the entity collecting the information by and through Fundera applies.


  1. Collection of Information
  2. Use of Your Information
  3. Sharing of Information
  4. Security
  5. Email Communications
  6. Short Message Service Communications
  7. Changes to Your Personal Information
  8. California Privacy Rights
  9. Business Transition
  10. Miscellaneous
  11. Contact Us

1. COLLECTION OF INFORMATION. Fundera may collect the following categories of personal information about you, including but not limited to the following:


Other Information Collected: Fundera may also collect the following:


2. USE OF YOUR INFORMATION. We may use the information you provide about yourself, information about your Third-Party Sites, and information provided to us from our referral partners to fulfill your requests for our Services, to respond to your inquiries about our Services, and to offer you other products, programs, or services that we believe may be of interest to you. We may use your information to complete transactions you request, to verify the existence and condition of your accounts, to correct inaccurate Application Information, or to assist with a transaction. For example, we may use the account information you provide or that we collect from Third-Party Sites to confirm your accounts are valid and, as applicable, to access funds from your accounts in connection with fulfillment of the Services. We may also use your information to improve and personalize the Services and any related services, including future products and services. For example, we may use your information to pre-fill form fields on the Sites for your convenience.


3. SHARING OF INFORMATION. We may share personal information about you in the following circumstances:


You acknowledge and agree that the information that you provide to Fundera will be shared with potential lenders and that representatives of Fundera and these potential lenders may contact you using the contact information you have provided including by email, autodialed and prerecorded calls and/or texts messages regarding your request for these Services interest in lending products and offers. You further acknowledge that your consent to these communications is not a condition of any purchase.


4. SECURITY. We take reasonable measures, including firewall barriers, SSL encryption techniques, and authentication procedures, to help protect personal information from loss, theft, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. You acknowledge, however, that no system is perfectly secure. You use the Site and Services, and provide us with your personal information, at your own risk. In the event that we are required by law to inform you of a breach to your personal information we may notify you electronically, in writing, or by telephone, if permitted to do so by law.


Some of our websites permit you to create an account. When you do you will be prompted to create a password. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, and you are responsible for any access to or use of your account by someone else that has obtained your password, whether or not such access or use has been authorized by you. You should notify us of any unauthorized use of your password or account.


5. EMAIL COMMUNICATIONS. We may provide our registered customers with email alerts and summaries of their activity on the Service. We may also allow users to subscribe to email newsletters and from time to time may transmit emails promoting Fundera or third-party goods or services. Registered customers have the ability to opt out of receiving our promotional emails and to terminate their newsletter subscriptions by following the instructions in the emails. Opting out in this manner will not end transmission of service-related emails, such as email alerts.


6. SHORT MESSAGE SERVICE (“SMS”) COMMUNICATIONS .  We may provide our registered customers with SMS alerts regarding their activity on the Service. Registered customers have the ability to opt out of receiving these SMS alerts by texting the word   STOP   to 1 (646) 760.3048. You may also reply   STOP   to any message you receive from us. Upon receipt of your   STOP   message, we will send you a SMS message to confirm that you have been unsubscribed. At that point, you will no longer receive any further SMS messages from Fundera. If you need any assistance, you can always text the word   HELP   to 1 (646) 760.3048 or reply HELP to any message you receive from us. Upon receipt of your   HELP   message, we will respond with   STOP   instructions and a link to relevant Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.


7. CHANGES TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION. If you wish to access personal information that you have submitted to us or to request the correction of any inaccurate information you have submitted to us, you may correct certain information via your user account. Alternatively, you can contact us at support@fundera.com to request any corrections to your personal information. You may also email us if you wish to deregister, but even after you deregister, we may retain archived copies of information about you consistent with applicable law.


8. CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS. California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the "Shine The Light" law, permits our customers who are California residents to request and obtain from us once a year, free of charge, information about the personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year.


You may request access to your personal information by contacting us at the address described below. If required by law, upon request, we will grant you reasonable access to the personal information that we have about you.


You may request that we delete your personal information by contacting us at the address described below. If required by law we will grant a request to delete information, but you should note that in many situations we must keep your personal information to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, enforce our agreements, or for another one of our business purposes.


If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request to policy@fundera.com or call 1-800-386-3372. In your request, please attest to the fact that you are a California resident and provide a current California address for our response.



Note that, as required by law, we will require you to prove your identity. We may conduct an identity verification by phone call or email. Depending on your request, we will ask for information such as your name, address or details about your business. We may also ask you to provide a signed declaration confirming your identity or to authenticate your identity through an existing account.


You may use an authorized agent to submit a request to access your information, delete your information, or opt out of the sale of your information. To designate an agent for these purposes:

  1. You must provide us with a copy of a written and signed permission given to your authorized agent; and
  2. You must verify your own identity directly with us.

Fundera does not discriminate against California residents who choose to exercise these privacy rights.


California Information Sharing Disclosure

9. BUSINESS TRANSITION. In the event another entity merges with or acquires Fundera or substantially all of its assets, your personal information may be transferred to that successor or acquiring entity. A court may also order the sale of personal information as an asset in a bankruptcy or similar insolvency proceeding.


10. MISCELLANEOUS.


11. CONTACT US. If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, you may contact us at support@fundera.com