What kinds of information we collect:
Depending on the services you use, the types of information we may collect from you, your lender, attorney, real estate broker, public records or from other sources include:
- Information from forms and applications for services, such as your name, address and telephone number
- Information about your transaction, including information about the real property you bought, sold or financed such as address, cost, existing liens, easements, other title information and deeds
- With closing, escrow, settlement or mortgage lending services or mortgage loan servicing, we may also collect your social security number as well as information from third parties including property appraisals, credit reports, loan applications, land surveys, real estate tax information, escrow account balances, and sometimes bank account numbers or credit card account numbers to facilitate the transaction
- Information about your transactions and experiences as a customer of ours, such as products or services purchased and payments made
How we use and disclose this information:
We use your information to provide you with the services, products and insurance that you, your lender, attorney, or real estate brokers have requested. We disclose information to our affiliates and unrelated companies as needed to carry out and service your transaction, to protect against fraud or unauthorized transactions, for institutional risk control, to provide information to government and lax enforcement agencies and as otherwise permitted by lax. As required to facilitate a transaction, we record documents that are part of your transaction in the public records as a legal requirement for real property notice purposes.
We do not share any nonpublic personal information we collect from you with unrelated companies for their own use.
We do not share any information regarding you transaction that we obtain from third parties (including credit report information0 except as needed to enable your transaction as permitted by law.
How we protect your information:
If you have any questions about this privacy statement or our practices, feel free to Contact Us.