The information we collect in connection with the operation of this website (the “Website”);
How information collected from or about you is used; and
How you can access and correct certain information that we may collect. If you do not agree with anything contained in the Policy, please do not submit information to, access information from, or otherwise utilize the Website.
In this Policy:
Users of this Website, including owners, employees, agents and affiliates of any business, corporation, partnership or other entity that is, or is considering becoming, a user, borrower or investor, are referred to as “you” or “your.”
Business Financial Consulting is a Florida LLC S Corp, together with its applicable subsidiaries, affiliates, assignees, successors and its and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents are referred to as “Business Financial Consulting,” “we,” “us” or “our.” Together, you and we may be collectively referred to as “Parties.”
The Website is intended for persons 18 years of age and older. If you are under 18, we ask that you do not submit any personal information through the Website, by e-mail or any other means of communication to Business Financial Consulting.
Information We Collect
Business Financial Consulting currently collects information during your use of the Website in three ways:
Information You Provide: When you apply to initiate a transaction or similar activities, you will generally be required to provide personally identifiable information such as personal and business name, mailing and business address, telephone number, e-mail address, bank account information, personal and business finances and debts, birthdate, social security number or tax ID. You may also provide additional information via email or written correspondence. By voluntarily providing us with your personally identifiable data, you are consenting to our use of it in accordance with this Policy.
Information from Third Parties and Other Sources: Third parties, such as credit rating agencies, may provide us with information about you. We will obtain a credit score for any business, corporation or other entity interested in becoming a borrower only with the permission of an authorized representative or agent of the entity. We may also obtain additional commercially available information from third parties or public sources. We may combine this information with information we already have about you, to verify your identity, offer more personalized products and services for you, to evaluate your loan application or similar purposes.
Information from Your Use of the Website: We may collect additional user behavior information throughout your use of the Website, including but not limited to device-specific information, log information, location, or unique application data.
Any ideas for new products or modifications to existing products, and other unsolicited comments or submissions to Business Financial Consulting, excluding any personal financial information (collectively, “Unsolicited Information”) shall be deemed to be non-confidential and Business Financial Consulting shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, and distribute such Unsolicited Information to third parties without limitation or attribution.
Our Use and Storage of Your Personally Identifiable Information
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one or more of the following ways:
To provide you services and access that are personal to you;
To personalize your experience;
To obtain, with your authorization, third-party data from credit bureaus or others in connection with your loan application;
To verify your identity and guard against potential fraud;
To enforce agreements and/or carry out regulatory checks;
To enhance our Website and the services we offer;
To generate aggregate statistical studies or research;
To improve customer service; and
To send you periodic communications.
The personally identifiable information that you provide and that we collect will be stored and maintained by Business Financial Consulting for so long as we, in our sole discretion, believe is necessary or appropriate (a) to carry out the purpose(s) for which such information was collected, in accordance with this Policy, or (b) to comply with applicable laws, contracts or other rules or regulations.
Cookies and Other Technologies
Business Financial Consulting uses various technologies including, but not limited to “Cookies” to collect and store personal and non-personally identifiable information when you use the Website. “Cookies” are small files that a website or its service provider transfers to your computer or mobile device through your Internet browser when you visit a website that enable the website’s or service provider’s system to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but can be configured not to accept them or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. Please note that without cookies, you may not be able to take full advantage of all of the Website’s features.
We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use information about or from users collected on our behalf, except to help us conduct and improve our business.
By your continued use of the Website, you acknowledge and agree that Business Financial Consulting and its service providers will not be liable for any harm or damage you may experience by transmitting or submitting personal or confidential information to Business Financial Consulting by e-mail or other electronic communications or via the Website.
Please note that no technology can be considered completely secure or impenetrable and Internet protocols and other public and/or proprietary technology used or accessed by the Website may be vulnerable to exploitation or compromise by persons engaged in hacking or criminal conduct. We cannot guarantee that only authorized persons will view your information or that information you share on the Website or via e-mail or other electronic communication with Business Financial Consulting will not be intercepted by third parties. We and you each acknowledge and agree that we shall have no liability to you for any exploitation or criminal conduct by third parties.
If you access the Website from outside the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of the United States and of your country.
Our Sharing and Transfer of Your Personal Information
Information collected by Business Financial Consulting may be shared with other parties under various circumstances, including the following:
To our affiliates or service providers (including collection agencies) if needed to recover debts and/or enforce any agreements, in accordance with confidentiality procedures.
In connection with any change of control, such as a merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale, your personal information may be transferred to the other party in such transaction.
To consumer reporting and fraud prevention agencies in order to perform checks, protect our or other’s property, or recover debts you owe.
To investors interested in investing in loans on our platform. This may mean displaying business information, financials, terms, and loan information to these third parties.
To perform non-personally identifiable marketing or research.
Modifications to this Policy
Business Financial Consulting reserves the right to make changes to this Policy at any time. It is your responsibility to review the Policy from time to time to see if modifications have been made. Your continued use of the Website after any modification of the Policy will conclusively indicate that you accept those changes. Notwithstanding the above, we will seek your consent to future modifications to the extent we are required to do so by applicable law.
Choice of Law; Forum for Disputes
This Policy and all disputes, claims or controversies (whether in tort, contract or otherwise) arising out of or relating in any way to this Policy, the Website or the Content, the interpretation, validity or performance of this Policy, the rights and obligations of you and us under this Policy or any transaction contemplated by the Website shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida without regard to the rules or principles of conflict of laws of such State or any other jurisdiction that would permit or require the application of the laws of any other jurisdiction. We and you each hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consent to submit to the sole and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Florida and of the United States of America for any litigation, lawsuit or proceeding between you and us arising out of or relating in any way to this Policy (including any non-contractual claims), the Website, the interpretation, validity or performance of this Policy, the rights and obligations of you and us hereunder or any transaction contemplated by the Website.
You and we each waive any objection to the laying of venue of any such litigation in the Florida Courts and agree not to plead or claim in any Florida Court that such litigation brought therein has been brought in an inconvenient forum or that there are indispensable parties to such litigation that are not subject to the jurisdiction of the New York Courts. You and we each hereby irrevocably waive any and all rights which you or we, respectively, may have, or may have had, to bring such litigation in or before any other court or tribunal (whether domestic or foreign), or before any similar domestic or foreign authority or body, and agree not to claim or plead any such rights.
WAIVER OF JURY TRIAL WE AND YOU EACH HEREBY AGREE TO IRREVOCABLY AND UNCONDITIONALLY WAIVE ANY RIGHT WE OR YOU, RESPECTIVELY, MAY HAVE TO A JURY TRIAL IN RESPECT OF ANY LEGAL ACTION OR PROCEEDING ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS POLICY OR THE WEBSITE AND ANY COUNTERCLAIM THEREIN. EACH PARTY CERTIFIES AND ACKNOWLEDGES THAT SUCH PARTY HAS CONSIDERED THE IMPLICATIONS OF THIS WAIVER AND MAKES THIS WAIVER VOLUNTARILY.
CLASS ACTION WAIVER WE AND YOU AGREE THAT THERE WILL BE NO RIGHT OR AUTHORITY FOR ANY DISPUTE TO BE BROUGHT, HEARD, OR ARBITRATED AS A CLASS ACTION (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION OPT OUT CLASS ACTIONS OR OPT IN COLLECTIVE CLASS ACTIONS), OR IN A REPRESENTATIVE OR PRIVATE ATTORNEY GENERAL CAPACITY ON BEHALF OF A CLASS OF PERSONS OR THE GENERAL PUBLIC. ALL DISPUTES SHALL BE RESOLVED ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS ONLY.