Title V of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (“GLBA”) generally prohibits any financial institution, directly or through its affiliates, from sharing non-public personal information ("NPI") about you with a nonaffiliated third party unless the institution provides you with a notice of its privacy policies and practices, such as the type of information that it collects about you and the categories of persons or entities to whom it may be disclosed. In compliance with the GLBA, we are providing you with this notification of the privacy policies and practices of Passport Title Services, LLC, ("Passport Title") doing business as Passport Settlement Services, LLC in Pennsylvania.
We may collect NPI about you from the following sources:
- Information we receive from you, such as on applications or other forms.
- Information about your transactions we secure from our files, or from our affiliates or others.
- Information we receive from a consumer reporting agency.
- Information that we receive from others involved in your transaction, such as the real estate agent or lender.
We may disclose any of the above information that we collect about our customers or former customers to our affiliates or to nonaffiliated third parties as permitted by law and in order to provide title insurance products and real estate settlement services:
- Financial services providers such as companies engaged in banking, consumer finance, securities and insurance.
- Non-financial third-party providers of Passport Title that help perform professional services for us.
WE DO NOT DISCLOSE ANY NONPUBLIC PERSONAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU WITH ANYONE FOR ANY PURPOSE THAT IS NOT SPECIFICALLY PERMITTED BY LAW.
We restrict access to nonpublic personal information about you to those employees who need to know that information in order to provide products or services to you. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to safeguard your nonpublic personal information.
Records Retention Policy Notice
Passport Title provides clients with a copy of closing documents immediately following closing. We retain all file information via 1) computer backup on our company computer systems and 2) secondary storage in an online vault.
The type of information we collect depends on the type of product or service you obtain from us; however, we do not collect non-public personal information about you. Here is an example of the type of information the Passport Title website collects:
- Get a Title Fee Quote – name, address, sales price, loan amount
- Contact Us Form – name, email address, phone number
Use of Information Gathered
The information we collect is used to fulfill your request in a timely manner.
Personal information you have provided is limited to employees and third party providers of Passport Title who need to know that information in order to service your request.
Information We May Share
Please be assured, we do not share your customer information to market any financial product or service. We also do not share any customer information to market non-financial products and services. For example, we do not sell your name to catalog companies.
We may share information about you with people who help perform insurance, business and professional services for us, such as conducting a real estate settlement. We may also share customer information when otherwise required or permitted by law, such as sharing with governmental or other legal authorities.
Non-Passport Title Websites
Privacy Contact Information
Attn: Chief Executive Officer
Passport Title Services, LLC
One Research Court, Suite 450
Rockville, Maryland 20850