APS ASSIST maintains security policies and practices in its facilities and systems to protect appropriate information from unauthorized access and inappropriate disclosure, alteration or destruction. Security may include, but is not limited to, encryption, physical access security and other appropriate technologies. APS ASSIST continually reviews and enhances security systems as necessary. Personnel failure to hold in confidence private information is subject to disciplinary process. Personnel are required to execute an acknowledgement of their receipt and understanding of APS ASSIST's policies and procedures containing confidentiality obligations, to which they are subject. APS ASSIST does not provide private information to the general public. APS ASSIST does not compile or distribute mailing lists or consumer marketing data from information received from clients. APS ASSIST does not modify or correct information obtained from other persons or organizations, since such information is not prepared by APS ASSIST.
APS Assist is committed to keeping the data you provide us secure and will take reasonable precautions to protect your personal information from loss, misuse or alteration. Vendors, contractors, or partners of APS Assist who have access to your personal information in connection with providing services for APS Assist are required to keep the information confidential and are not permitted to use this information for any other purpose than to carry out the services they are performing for us. When necessary, we use secure connections on our web sites to protect information during its transmission.
Kinds of Information Obtained and Used
APS ASSIST is authorized by clients to act as their representatives in obtaining information on individuals regarding the following: Health history, Medical information, Family history, Other insurance coverage, use of alcohol and other drugs, General reputation, Death records, Marital status, Civil and criminal court records, Driving records, Past and present employment and job duties, Finances, Participation in hazardous hobbies or activities.
Obtaining and Sharing Information
APS ASSIST respects the privacy of individuals while obtaining information for legitimate businesses that can demonstrate an appropriate need for the information. APS ASSIST obtains information ordered by its clients using sources identified by clients - either the subject individual or a reputable source. APS ASSIST obtains and discloses such information pursuant to appropriate written authorizations to gather information for, and disclose it to, its clients for the purposes of their underwriting and servicing of insurance policies, and for their other legitimate purposes authorized by law. APS ASSIST handles such information in accordance with its clients' directions, the written authorizations, APS ASSIST's contracts with clients, and applicable law. APS ASSIST does not share information it obtained for a client with its other clients, unless the subject's authorization permits such.
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We may use an outside ad serving company to display banner advertisements on our site. As part of their service, they will place a separate cookie on your computer. We will not provide any third-party ad server with any of your Personally Identifiable Information or information about your purchases. We and our third party ad server will collect and use Non-Personally Identifiable Information about you, such as your IP address, browser type, the server your computer is logged onto, the area code and zip code associated with your server and whether you responded to a particular ad. Other advertisers may also place banner ads on our site in the same manner as above, but we will not disclose any Personally Identifiable Information to them.