|What does Merlin Auto Group (referred to herein as “Merlin Auto Group”, the “Company,” “we,” “us” or “our”), do with your personal information?|
Financial companies choose how they share your personal information. Federal law gives consumers the right to limit some but not all sharing. Federal and state law also requires 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 personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) that we and/or our Partners collect and share depend on the product or service you have with us. This information can include:
- Contact information, such as name, e-mail address, postal address, and telephone number
- Date of Birth
- Social Security number
- Income and financial account information, such as account balances, payment history, and credit history
- Payment and identify verification information, such as credit card number, social security number or comparable national identifiers, and driver’s license number
- Employment information
- Unique identifiers, such as a customer number held in a cookie, an Internet Protocol (IP) address, a processor or device serial number, or other unique identifiers
- Your location coordinates (longitude, latitude, and radius)
When you are no longer our customer, we continue to share your Personal Information as described in this notice. In addition to collecting Personal Information, the Company and/or our Partners may use a variety of technologies that automatically collect General Information, which does not identify you personally. The types of General Information the Company and/or our Partners collect and share depend on the product or service you have with us. This information can include:
- Embedded Scripts
- Web Beacons
All financial companies need to share customers’ Personal Information to run their everyday business. In the section below, we list the reasons financial companies can share their customer’s Personal Information; the reasons Merlin Auto Group chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.
Reasons we can share your
Personal Information with our Partners
|Does Merlin Auto Group Share?|
|Can you limit|
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
For our marketing purposes-
to offer our products and services to you
For joint marketing with other financial companies
For our affiliates to market to you-
information about your transactions and experiences
|NO||WE DON’T SHARE|
For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes-
information about your creditworthiness
|NO||WE DON’T SHARE|
For our nonaffiliates to market to you
|NO||WE DON’T SHARE|
|To limit our sharing |
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If you are a new customer, we can begin sharing your Personal Information  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.
Who is providing this notice?
This notice is being provided by Merlin Auto Group and our Partners.
How does Merlin Auto Group protect my Personal Information?
To protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access and use, we use security measures that comply with federal law. These measures include computer safeguards and secured files and buildings.
How does Merlin Auto Group collect my Personal Information?
The Company and our Partners may collect your Personal Information, for example, when you
- Apply for financing
- Apply for a lease
- Provide employment history
- Give us your contact information
- Show your driver’s license
- Interact with us through the Company’s website
Do Not Track
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.
Residents of the State of California may request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about the Personal Information (if any) we have disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to:
2882 Amwiler Rd
Atlanta, GA 30360
For all requests, you must put the statement “Your California Privacy Rights” in the body of your request as well as your name, street address, city, state, and zip code. Please note that we will not accept requests via the telephone, e-mail, or by facsimile, and we are not responsible for notices that are not labeled or sent properly, or that do not have complete information or postage.
Companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
A formal agreement between nonaffiliated financial companies that together market financial products or services to you.
Our joint marketing partners may include the manufacturer affiliated lenders or other lenders.
Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
- Nonaffiliates we share with can include financial service providers (such as credit bureaus, manufacturer affiliated lenders, or other lenders), or they may be non-financial companies such as marketing companies or service providers.
Any person or entity with whom the Company enters into any kind of business transaction who is under an obligation to us to use reasonable care to keep Personal Information confidential, which may include our affiliates, nonaffiliates, and those with whom we joint market.