Fed Loan letter
WHAT DOES THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (Dept, of Ed)
DO WITH YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
Financial companies choose how they share your personal information. Federal law gives consumers the right to limit some but not all sharing. Federal law also requires us to tell you how we collect, share, and protect your personal information. Please read this notice carefully to understand what we do.
The types of personal information we collect and share depend on the product or service you have with us. This information can include:Social Security number and account balances Payment history and account transactions Credit history informationWhen you are no longer our customer, we continue to share your information as described in this notice.
All financial companies need to share customers' personal information to run their everyday business. In the section below, we list the reasons financial companies can share their customers' personal information; the reasons the Dept, of Ed chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.
Reasons we can share your personal information
Does the Dept, of Ed share?
Can you limit this sharing?
For our everyday business purposes-such as to process your transactions, maintain your account(s), respond to court orders and legal investigations, or report to credit bureaus .Y/N
For our marketing purposes-to offer our products and services to you. No / We don't share
For joint marketing with other financial companies. No / We don't share
For our affiliates' everyday business purposes-information about your transactions and experiences. No / We don't share
For our affiliates' everyday business purposes -information about your creditworthiness. No / We don't share
For nonaffiliates to market to you. No / We don't share
Who we are
Who te providing this notice?
The U.S. Deparment of Education (Dept. of Ed)
What we do
How does the Dept, of Ed protect my personal information?
To protect your personal information from unauthorized access and use, we use security measures that comply with federal law. These measures include computer safeguards and secured files and buildings.
How does the Dept, of Ed collect my personal information?
We collect your personal information, for example, when you: apply for a loan or open an accountprovide account information or give us your contact information pay us by checkWe also collect your personal information from others, such as credit bureaus, affiliates, or other companies.
Why can't 1 limit all sharing?
Federal law gives you the right to limit onlysharing for affiliates' everyday business purposes- information about your creditworthinessaffiliates from using your information to market to you sharing for nonaffiliates to market to youState laws and individual companies may give you additional rights to limit sharing. See below for more on your rights under state law.
Companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.The Dept, of Ed has no affiliates.
Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.The Dept, of Ed does not share with nonaffiliates so they can market to you.
A formal agreement between nonaffiliated financial companies that together market financial products or services to you.The Dept, of Ed doesn't jointly market.