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ABOUT YOUR PRIVACY

At WFG, we believe it is important to protect the privacy and confidences of our customers. This notice is intended to explain how we collect, use, and protect any information that we may collect. It will explain the choices you may make about the use of that information.

What Information Do We Collect About You?

We collect certain types of information about you. This may consist of:

  • Your name, address, and telephone number.
  • Your email address.
  • Your social security or government ID numbers.
  • Your financial information.

 

We collect this information from:

  • The application or other forms you fill out with us.
  • The correspondence you and others direct to us.
  • Our transactions with you.
  • Others involved in your transaction, including the real estate agent or lender.

 

In some cases, we collect information from third parties. For instance, we may receive real estate information from local assessor’s offices.

How Do We Use This Information?

We use the information we collect to respond to your requests. WE DO NOT SHARE your information with other companies.

How Can You “Opt Out?”

We do not share your information so there is no need to opt out.

 

The information We Collect About You On Our Website

When you enter our website, we automatically collect and store certain information. This consists of:

  • Your IP Address
  • (Internet Protocol Address) and domain name.
  • The type of browser and operating system you use.
  • The time of your visit.
  • The pages of our site you visit.

If you register with us or fill out an on online survey, we will collect additional personal information, such as your name, telephone number, email address and mailing address.

Cookie Usage

In order to provide you with customized service, we make use of “cookies.” Cookies are essentially files that help us identify your computer and respond to it. You may disable cookies on your own computer, but you may not be able to download online documents unless cookies are enabled.

How We Use Information

The information we collect concerning:

  • Your browser
  • The time and date of your visit
  • The web pages or services you accessed

is used for administrative and technical purposes. For instance, we may use it to count the number of visitors to our site and determine the most popular pages. We may also use it to review types of technology you are using, determine which link brought you here, assess how our advertisements on other sites are working, and to help with maintenance.

We use information contained in your emails only for the purpose of responding to those emails. If we ask you to fill out any forms or surveys, we will use the information we receive only for the specific purposes indicated in those forms or surveys.

Your Right to See and Correct Information

If you wish to see the information collected about you, please contact your settlement agent.

Children’s Policy

We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 18. We delete any information that we discover has been provided by children.

Security

–Generally

We make every effort to protect the integrity of your information. Any personal information you enter into online forms or surveys will be encrypted to ensure it remains private. We limit the right of access to your information to employees that need to use the information to respond to or process your request or transaction. We also take industry standard (IPSEC) measures to protect our sites from malicious intrusions or hacking.

–Phishing and Pretexting

As you know, consumers are increasingly targeted by unscrupulous persons attempting to acquire sensitive personal or financial information, by impersonating legitimate businesses. We will never send you an unsolicited email or other communication requesting your private information. If you receive a communication directing you to enter your personal information, please disregard the instruction and contact us immediately at Compliance@wfgnationaltitle.com.

Do Not Track

Because there is not an industry-standard process or defined criteria to permit a user to opt out of tracking their internet access (Do Not Track or DNT), we do not currently respond to the various DNT signals.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please contact WFG:

  • By email: Compliance@wfgnationaltitle.com
  • By telephone: 800-385-1590
  • By fax: 503-974-9596
  • By mail: 12909 SW 68th Pkwy, Suite 350, Portland, OR 97223
  • In person: 12909 SW 68th Pkwy, Suite 350, Portland, OR 97223

Oregon Residents

We may not disclose personal or privileged information about you unless we provide you with a disclosure authorization form that is executed by you or your representative and otherwise complies with certain statutory requirements. Any such authorization is not valid for more than 24 months and may be revoked by you at any time, subject to the rights of anyone who relied on the authorization prior to your notice of revocation.

In addition, if your personal or privileged information was collected or received by us in connection with a title insurance transaction, we cannot disclose such information if the disclosure authorization form that you executed is more than one year old or if the requested disclosure is for a purpose other than a purpose expressly permitted by statute.

You have the right at any time to request in writing access to recorded personal information about you that is reasonably described by you and reasonably available to us. Within 30 days of the date of our receipt of any such written request from you, we will inform you of the nature and substance of any such information, permit you to see and copy that information or obtain a copy by mail, disclose the identity, if recorded, of the persons to whom we have disclosed such information during the previous two years, and provide you with a summary of the procedures by which you may request that such information be corrected, amended or deleted.

 

THE WFG FAMILY OF COMPANIES

WILLISTON FINANCIAL GROUP LLC
WFG NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY
WFG LENDER SERVICES, LLC
WFGLS TITLE AGENCY OF UTAH, LLC
WFG NATIONAL TITLE COMPANY OF WASHINGTON, LLC
WFG TITLE COMPANY OF CALIFORNIA
WFG NATIONAL TITLE COMPANY OF NEVADA
WFG NATIONAL TITLE COMPANY OF TEXAS, LLC D/B/A WFG NATIONAL TITLE COMPANY
UNIVERSAL TITLE PARTNERS, LLC
VALUTRUST SOLUTIONS, LLC

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