What Information We Collect
The Beacon Funding website collects personal information about you whenever you make a request for service over the website, send an email to Beacon Funding, or complete one of our online forms or questionnaires. The types of personal information collected include your name, your employer's name, e-mail and U.S. mail addresses, office and home telephone and fax numbers, and other information that you elect to provide.
Due to the nature of Beacon Funding’s main business, unique identifiers may be collected for the purpose of checking the user's eligibility for financing. Unique identifiers may include social security numbers, financial information, and/or account numbers. Users understand that credit history may be a factor in the evaluation of the credit of the applicant. Users hereby consent to and authorize the above named business credit provider and any assignee, lender, or funding service that may be utilized, to obtain and use a consumer credit report on the undersigned, now and from time to time, as may be needed in the credit evaluation and review process. User also waives any right or claim they would otherwise have under the Fair Credit Reporting Act in the absence of this continuing consent.
Beacon Funding also collects technical information such as your Internet Protocol ("IP") address and your domain name. Beacon Funding logs IP addresses and domain names as part of its efforts to monitor site usage, including the number of visits to our site, the average time spent on our site and the number of pages viewed. By tracking this type of information, we hope to continuously improve upon the content we provide and the products and services that are available to our Customers. Beacon Funding does not currently share these statistics with outside parties and our website does not link IP addresses or domain names with any personal identification information.
How We Collect Information
How Your Information Is Used
How Your Information Is Protected
Beacon Funding takes steps that it believes to be reasonable and consistent with customary business practice to protect the information under our control from loss, misuse, and alteration. Such information is not replicated or shared with any other entities except as described herein. At this time, encryption is not used to protect data transmissions to or from the Beacon Funding website.
Our site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us at the point where we request information about the visitor. To opt-out of receiving future communications from http://www.beaconfunding.com, just send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 847-291-6494.
Your Access to and Control Over Information
You can do the following at any time by emailing us at email@example.com:
- See what data we have about you, if any.
- Change/correct any data we have about you.
- Have us delete any data we have about you.
- Express any concern you have about our use of your data.
Changes to Policy
Future Use of information
This policy describes Beacon Funding's current business practices related to the use of the information we collect on http://www.beaconfunding.com. In the future, Beacon Funding may choose to change the way it collects and/or uses this information. Such new use may include the sale or transfer of all or a portion of its database information: (I) to providers of a service that Beacon Funding believes is valuable to its Customers, (II) as part of a large-scale transaction affecting the ownership interests in Beacon Funding (such as a merger or acquisition). In the event that Beacon Funding makes a decision to sell or otherwise transfer ownership of all or a part of its database of information to an entity other than a successor to Beacon Funding by merger or acquisition, Beacon Funding will first attempt to contact, via e-mail, website posting, or otherwise, those individuals whose information in the database will be transferred. Each individual will then have the opportunity to have their information deleted prior to the transfer of ownership.
Attn: Privacy Compliance Officer
Beacon Funding Corporation
3400 Dundee Road, Suite 180
Northbrook, IL 60062