NWC Merchant Account respects your
We have created this privacy statement in order to
demonstrate our firm and continuing commitment to the privacy of personal information provided by those
visiting and interacting with this web site. We hold the privacy of your personal information in the highest
regard. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this
What Information Does NWC
Merchant Accounts Collect?
visit our web site, www.nwcmerchantaccounts.com you may provide us with
two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual
basis and Web site use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our Web
We recognize the importance
of protecting your privacy and our policy is designed to assist you in understanding how we collect, use
and safeguard the personal information you provide to us and to assist you in making informed decisions when using
our site. This policy will be continuously assessed against new technologies, business practices and our customers'
1. Personal Information You Choose to Provide
When you register for any of our products, services or
newsletters you will provide us information about yourself.
Credit Card Information
If you choose to avail of our services, you may need
to give personal information and authorization to obtain information from various credit services. For example, you
may need to provide the following information:
-Credit card number
-Name on credit card
-Credit card billing address
-Business and home phone number
If you choose to correspond with us through email, we
may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses. We provide the
same protections for these electronic communications that we employ in the maintenance of information received by
mail and telephone.
2. Web Site Use
Similar to other commercial Web sites, our Web site utilizes a standard technology
called "cookies" (see explanation below, "What Are Cookies?") and web server log files to collect information about
how our Web site is used. Information gathered through cookies and Web server logs may include the date and time of
visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our Web site, and the Web sites visited just before and just after our Web
How Do We Use the Information That You Provide to Us?
Broadly speaking, we use
personal information for purposes of administering our business activities, providing the products and services you
requested, to process your payment, , to monitor the use of the
service, our marketing and promotional efforts and improve our content and
service offerings, and customize our site's content, layout, services and for other lawful
purposes. These uses improve our site and better tailor it to meet your
Furthermore, such information may be shared with others on an aggregate basis. Personally
identifiable information or business information will not be shared with parties except as required by
Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to
our Website, new services, and special offers we think you will find valuable. You may notify us at any time if you
do not wish to receive these offers by emailing us at the link provided on the newsletter.
What Are Cookies?
A cookie is a very small text document, which often
includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a Web site, that site's computer asks your computer for
permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies. Each Web site can
send its own cookie to your browser if your browser's preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your
browser only permits a Web site to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by
other sites. Browsers are usually set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you
it is possible that some areas of our site will not function as effectively when viewed by the
users.A cookie cannot retrieve any other data from your hard drive or pass on
How Do We Use Information We Collect from
As you visit and browse our Web site, the site uses
in more than is necessary for security. Cookies, in conjunction with our Web server's log files, allow us to
calculate the aggregate number of people visiting our Web site and which parts of the site are most popular. This
helps us gather feedback to constantly improve our Web site and better serve our clients. Cookies do not allow us
to gather any personal information about you and we do not intentionally store any personal information that your
browser provided to us in your cookies.
IP addresses are used by your computer every time you
are connected to the Internet. Your IP address is a number that is used by computers on the network to identify
your computer. IP addresses are automatically collected by our web server as part of demographic and profile data
known as traffic data so that data (such as the Web pages you request) can be sent to you.
Sharing and Selling Information
not share, sell, lend or lease any of the information that uniquely
identify a subscriber (such as email addresses or personal details) with anyone except to the extent it is
necessary to process transactions or provide services that you have requested.
How Can You Access and Correct Your Information?
You may request access to all your personally
identifiable information that we collect online and maintain in our database by emailing us at the usual
What About Legally Compelled
Disclosure of Information?
We may disclose
information when legally compelled to do so, in other words, when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires
it or for the protection of our legal rights. We may also disclose account information when we have reason
to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone
who may be violating our Terms of Service or to protect the safety of our users and the
What About Other Web Sites Linked to Our Web
We are not responsible for the practices employed by
Web sites linked to or from our Web site or the information or content contained therein. Often links to other Web
sites are provided solely as pointers to information on topics that may be useful to the users of our Web
Please remember that when you use a link to go from our Website to another web site, our Privacy
Policy is no longer in effect. Your browsing and interaction on any other web site, including web sites, which have
a link on our Website, is subject to that Web site's own rules and policies. Please read over those rules and
policies before proceeding.
By using our Web site you consent to our collection
Our Commitment To Data
Please note that your
information will be stored and processed on our computers in the United States. The laws on holding personal data
in the United States may be less stringent than the laws of your Country of residence or
citizenship. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the
correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to
safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
This site allows visitors to unsubscribe so that they will not receive future
messages. After unsubscribing we will discontinue sending the particular messages as soon as technically
Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time our site requests information from users via surveys or contests. Participation
in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose
this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and
demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and
award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of
A Special Note About Children
Children are not eligible to
use our services unsupervised and we ask that children (under the age of 14) do not
submit any personal information to us. If you are a minor, you can use this service only in conjunction with
permission and guidance from your parents or guardians.
Acquisition or Changes in Ownership
In the event that the web site (or a substantial portion of its assets) is acquired, your
information would be considered part of those assets, and may be part of those assets that are
permission to do so. We will post any changes here, so be sure to check back periodically. However, please be
without your prior consent.