Privacy Policy

Updated – 11-27-18

Privacy Policy and User Agreement

Merchants and Professional Bureau, Inc. (MPB) is committed to protecting your privacy and we take precautions to protect your information both online and offline. This Privacy Policy and User Agreement (Policy) addresses personal information we receive in connection with our business operations and may be updated from time to time. Users will be notified of changes to this Policy on our User Privacy link.

Collection and Use of Personal Information: MPB’s website can be used without providing any personal information. Any information you choose to send us will be kept confidential. We do not sell or rent any personal information we receive to anyone. We employ other trusted companies and individuals to perform services on our behalf and they may need access to the personal information we have been provided to perform those services but they may not use it for any other purpose.

When you do voluntarily provide us with personal information, we will use it to provide you information about our services, respond to questions, and process your accounts. We also use the information we collect to improve MPB’s website, process mailings, provide client support, and process transactions. Additionally, we may also release information when the release is appropriate to comply with the law or protect our or another parties rights or personal safety.

Cookies: When you visit MPB’s website we may place a small data file known as a cookie on your device. We also gather some information including internet protocol addresses, browser type, internet service provider, referring and exit websites and applications, operating system, date/time stamp data. We use this information to help keep MPB’s website accessible and functioning efficiently as well as to track website use patterns. You may refuse cookies by disabling them in your browser. We do not share individual personal information we receive with anyone else.

MPB’s website: MPB’s website may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other sites.

Do Not Track Signals: MPB does not track its clients or consumers over time and across third party websites and therefore does not respond to Do Not Track signals.
Security: We maintain appropriate security measures that are designed to protect the security and confidentiality of any personal information we may receive. Please make use of Internet firewalls, anti-virus and anti-spyware software to protect yourself online.

Your Consent to jurisdiction and venue; Governing Law: By using MPB’s website, you consent to the collection and use of personal information. You also consent that all matters relating to your use of MPB’s website, payment portal and this Policy shall be governed by and subject to the laws of the United States and the State of Texas. You hereby agree that state courts located in Travis County, Texas and the United States District Court located in Travis County, Texas each shall have personal jurisdiction and proper venue with respect to any dispute between you and MPB from such use and you hereby waive any objection or defense to any such jurisdiction as an inconvenient forum.

Who we are: We are a third party debt collector and attempt to collect debts. If you are a consumer with a debt that has been placed with us for collection, information provided will be used for that purpose.

Questions: If you have any questions or concerns about this Policy please do not hesitate to contact us. If you feel the security of your personal information has been compromised or would like to change or update the status of your personal information, please contact us at 800-550-7902 or 512-346-4305.

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