Social Security Number Privacy Protection Policy
We maintain policies that protect the confidentiality of
Personal Information, including Social Security numbers, obtained
from our customers and employees in the course of our regular
business functions. We are committed to protecting the Personal
Information of our customers and employees and have implemented
physical, technical and administrative safeguards to protect such
Personal Information is information that is capable of being
associated with an individual through one or more identifiers
including, but not limited to, a Social Security number, a driver's
license number, a state identification card number, an account
number, a credit or debit card number, a passport number, an alien
registration number, or a health insurance identification number.
Personal Information does not include publicly available
information that is lawfully made available to the general public
from federal, state or local government records or widely
- Our internal policies and procedures impose a number of
- safeguard the confidentiality of Personal Information,
including Social Security numbers;
- prohibit the unlawful disclosure of Social Security numbers,
- limit access to Social Security numbers.
- We will not request a Social Security
number unless the number is needed to comply with federal or state
law, or where required to administer or enforce a transaction.
- We will not use or share Social
Security numbers or Personal Information with third parties unless
there is a legitimate business "need to know" in accordance with
applicable laws and regulations.
- Records containing Social Security
numbers must be stored, transmitted, and disposed of in accordance
with company information protection standards.
- Our employees may access Social
Security numbers or Personal Information only as required by their