At Bear Atlantic Group, we highly value our relationship with you and prioritize the utmost importance of respecting and safeguarding your privacy.
We want to ensure that you feel comfortable and confident when utilizing our products and services and entrusting us with your personal, company, and financial information.
Collection of Personal Information
We collect personal information that you provide during account opening, registration, and payment processes, such as your name, email address, and postal address. Additionally, we collect financial information, including bank account numbers, ABA routing numbers, and credit card information. The collection of personal information is essential for us to deliver the products and services you request.
Use of Internet Technologies
To effectively manage our websites, services, advertising, and email programs, we employ cookies and other internet technologies. These technologies enable us to personalize your experience, track overall site usage, and gain insights into the usage patterns to develop new products and services. You may decline cookies while visiting our website, but please note that this may limit your access to certain areas of the website. Most browsers accept cookies by default, and you can adjust your cookie preferences through the “Help” menu of your browser.
Bear Atlantic Group takes significant measures to protect your personal information from loss, misuse, or unauthorized alteration. We employ industry-recognized security safeguards, including physical, electronic, and procedural measures that comply with applicable laws and federal standards. Our security procedures are regularly reviewed, and we use both internal and external resources to ensure their adequacy. When transmitting sensitive information, such as credit card details, we support encryption to safeguard your information during transmission. Our employees are trained and required to uphold strict confidentiality and privacy standards.
Disclosure of Personal Information
We do not sell, rent, or share your personal information with any third parties for promotional or marketing purposes without your explicit consent. However, in order to provide you with the requested information and services, we may disclose your personal information to trusted service providers who are bound by strict confidentiality obligations and are only allowed to use the information for the intended purposes.
Purpose of Personal and Financial Information
We utilize your personal and financial information to fulfill your requests for products and services, to inform you about other relevant offerings, and to provide a personalized interactive experience while using our products. Additionally, we may aggregate and anonymize information about you and other users to analyze the usage patterns, improve our products and services, and develop new offerings. This aggregated information does not personally identify you.
Protecting Your Personal Information
In addition to our robust security safeguards, we recommend taking the following steps to protect your personal information when using the internet and online services:
- Utilize a firewall to prevent unauthorized access to your computer.
- Employ a reliable virus-checking program and keep it up to date.
- Regularly update your operating system and programs.
- Log off and close all active programs before leaving a shared computer.
- Avoid sharing folders or directories if using file-sharing programs.
- Choose a unique user ID that is unrelated to government documents or easily guessable information.
- Create a strong password using a combination of letters, numbers, and special characters that are meaningful to you but difficult for others to guess. Keep your password confidential.
- Exercise caution with email requests for personal information. When providing personal information on websites, ensure the presence of a lock symbol indicating a secure site. When using open internet chat and forum services, avoid sharing personal or financial information beyond what is necessary to address your concerns.
- Familiarize yourself with privacy statements to understand how your information will be collected and used.
We encourage you to read and understand the privacy statements of any websites or services you engage with.
If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy practices or wish to update or remove your personal information from our records, please contact us through the provided channels on our website (www.bearatlantic.com).
Last updated: June 3rd, 2023