Updated: May 2022
WHAT DOES HAPPY MONEY, INC. ("Happy Money") DO WITH YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
Financial companies choose how they share your personal information. Federal and state laws give consumers the right to limit some but not all sharing. These laws also require 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:
- Social Security number and income
- Account balances and checking account information
- Credit scores and employment information.
All financial companies need to share customers’ personal information to run their everyday businesses. In the section below, we list the reasons financial companies can share their customers’ personal information; the reasons Happy Money chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.
REASONS WE CAN SHARE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
DOES HAPPY MONEY SHARE?
CAN YOU 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||Yes||No|
|For our marketing purposes— to offer our products and services to you||Yes||No|
|For joint marketing with other financial companies||Yes||Yes|
|For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes— information about your transactions and experiences||Yes||No|
|For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes— information about your creditworthiness||Yes||Yes|
|For our affiliates to market to you||Yes||Yes|
|For nonaffiliates to market to you||No||We don't share|
To limit our sharing
- Call 800.878.0901 – our menu will prompt you through your choices,
- Visit us online: here.
If you are a new customer, we can begin sharing your information 45 days from the date we sent this notice. When you are no longer our customer, we continue to share your information as described in this notice.
However, you can contact us at any time to limit our sharing.
Call 800.878.0901 or go to www.happymoney.com/privacy-policy
WHAT WE DO
How does Happy Money protect my personal information?
To protect your personal information from unauthorized access and use, we use security measures that comply with federal and state laws. These measures include computer safeguards and secured files and buildings.
How does Happy Money collect my personal information?
We collect your personal information, for example, when you
- Give us your contact information
- Give us your income information
- Give us your employment history
- Provide account information
- Apply for financing
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 creditworthiness
- affiliates from using your information to market to you
- sharing for nonaffiliates to market to you
State laws and individual companies may give you additional rights to limit sharing. See below for more on your rights under state law.
What happens when I limit sharing for an account?
Your choices will apply to your account.
Companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
- Our affiliates include companies with a Happy Money® name.
Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
- Nonaffiliates we share with can include service providers, bank partners, and Lending Partners.
A formal agreement between nonaffiliated financial companies that together market financial products or services to you.
- Our joint marketing partners include: financial services providers.
FOR CALIFORNIA AND VERMONT RESIDENTS ONLY
For California residents only: If you live in California, we will not share your personal information with nonaffiliates, except for our everyday business and marketing purposes, as permitted by law, or if you agree to such sharing on a separate form enclosed with this notice. You do not have to contact us to implement this limit on our sharing. Also, you may keep us from sharing your personal information for joint marketing with nonaffiliates by (1) completing the separate form enclosed with this notice, found here; or (2) calling or visiting us online as described under "To limit our sharing," above. You may limit our sharing with affiliates and keep them from using information we share with them to market to you by calling or visiting us online as described under "To limit our sharing," above.
For Vermont residents only: The information practices we have described above comply with federal law. Vermont law places additional limits on sharing your personal information. We will automatically limit the disclosure of your information within and outside our family of companies as permitted or required by applicable law or regulation. You do not have to contact us to implement this limit on sharing. In addition, to limit our sharing, please follow the instructions in the "To limit our sharing" part of this document.
RESIDENTS OF ALL OTHER STATES
To limit our sharing, please follow the instructions in the "To limit our sharing" part of this document.