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    Privacy Policy

    At Best Personal Loans, we’re highly concerned with our users’ online privacy, and always ready to listen to our community’s concerns and questions. This policy (the “Privacy Policy”) will set out our privacy practices regarding the information we gather from bestpersonalloans.com and its affiliate sites. This is to give you the opportunity to make more informed decisions about how you interact with our website(s), and understand your rights to determine how the information we collect and/or hold about you can be used. 

    How Best Personal Loans Collects Your Information

    Information You Provide to Us 

    We may gather information including your personal data directly from you if you assent to providing us with that information. For instance, you may give us your full name and contact details (such as an email or phone number), date of birth, or other similar information when you register for a newsletter or take part in a survey or promotion on our websites. 

    You may also opt to provide us contact details and personally identifiable information when you take part in a discussion or on our website’s forums. Keep in mind that any information you share on these forums is accessible to anyone and may be viewed or captured by any user visiting our website. Thus, you should be careful and avoid posting any personal data you deem sensitive and wouldn’t want shared with the public. 

    Information We Collect Automatically When You Visit Best Personal Loans

    When you visit our website, we (along with our third-party partners and vendors) may automatically gather certain data about your visit using existing web tools. This includes the use of cookies, web beacons, and similar tracking technologies. This automatically gathered information regarding your visit to our website may include your IP address, details about your operating system, your browser and system settings, information about the device (computer or mobile) that you use to connect to our website, unique device identifiers, and clickstream data (which shows the path, page by page, you take through our website). Best Personal Loans or our third-party partners may use this information and combine it with data each of us gathers automatically as well as information you choose to share with us. 

    Cookies are computer files that websites use to store data about you on your own computer. This website may use cookies (including HTML5, HTTP< and Flash cookies) as well as other types of local storage on your PC. To learn more about how cookies work, read more at http://www.allaboutcookies.org. You can read the section below regarding your options to understand how you can set limits or even disable cookies completely on your computer. If you do disable cookies, please be aware that it could impact certain features on our website which use cookies to optimize their functionality. 

    To handle our automated data gathering, we sometimes place tags (also known as “web beacons”) on pages on our website or in our emails we send your way. Web beacons are small files that connect web pages to particular web servers with their cookies, and they’re used for a variety of reasons, including counting how many users visit a site per month, understanding how they’re visiting our website, and evaluating the volume of emails that we send which are being opened, as well as which articles and links visitors are viewing. 

    Additionally, we use third-party analytics services including Google Analytics on our website to provide us data and statistics about our website’s visitors. 

    “Do Not Track” Signals are settings you can modify on your browser to send a “do not track” request to websites and other online services. Currently, there is no consensus on the standard definition of “do not track” in this context. As others do, Best Personal Loans is set to respond to “do not track” requests sent from browsers. Learn more about “do not track” signals here. 

    Finally, third -party services that provide tools, widgets, and plug-ins which are used on our website (such as the Facebook “like” buttons) may automatically collect data regarding your interactions with their features. This information falls under the purview of these companies’ own privacy polices or notices. 

    More information regarding how we use cookies and other tracking technologies is set out in our Cookies Disclosure, which you can visit here. 

    How We May Use the Data We Gather

    There are various purposes for which we might use the information collected on Best Personal Loans, including those we list below. For instance, if you provide us your email when you send us a question, we may use that email to respond to you. Additionally, we may use information we gather from you and through our website for the following: 

    • To provide services and products that you request (such as signing up for our email newsletters)
    • To respond to questions, inquiries, and requests as well as offer other types of customer support
    • To offer you new services or products, as well as direct you to different parts of our website our other websites we believe would interest you
    • To communicate with you about and manage your participation in different contests, promotions, offers, and events, we may provide
    • To provide you with advertising, content, and other offers based on your online activities and interests, from us or our third-party partners 
    • To handle, evaluate, and improve our operations (which can include making new features for our website, improving the website’s user experience, evaluating the effectiveness of our marketing strategies, and improve our communications) 
    • To perform data analytics about how people are using our website, including market/customer research, financial and trend analysis, and anonymization of personal data) 
    • To defend against, identify, and prevent any fraud or other crimes, claims, and other liabilities, and 
    • To comply with relevant legal requirement, requests from law enforcement, and internal company policies.

    How we May Share your Information

    Our vendors, agents, consultants, and other service providers may have authorization to access information we collect through our website to perform services on our behalf. These parties are subject to confidentiality agreements and are restricted from using any personal data collected from our website for any reason other than those services expressly requested. Additionally, we may share your information: 

    • With affiliates for internal business purposes 
    • With third parties for marketing reasons, including social media platforms, data management services, and other ad technology companies; for instance, we may match your email address to a third party with whom you have already shared your email address, and use this to deliver customized offers or emails to you on our websites and other destinations online
    • If compelled by law, regulations, or a legal process such as a subpoena or a court order
    • In response to requests from law enforcement and other government agencies, including as part of national security requirements
    • If we believe it is necessary or appropriate to disclose in order to prevent financial loss or physical harm, or in connection with potential or actual illicit activity 
    • With regards to analytics and statistical data, to inform advertisers about our user base’s status
    • In the event that we transfer or sell all or a portion of our business and assets (including in a reorganization, liquidation, or dissolution). In an event like this, we will aim to provide our users with commercially reasonable notice such as an email and/or a notice on our website, of any incompatible new uses of your data, choices you may have regarding how it is used, and changes in ownership; and 
    • With your express consent or at your discretion.