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Privacy Policy

The CheckImage Central website is operated by ECCHO and the Retail Payments Office of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. This website is designed to provide information about the check payment system.

By using this website or the information, data or materials provided on this website and/or submitting information to this site, you acknowledge and agree to the following Privacy Policy. We reserve the right to change this policy at any time without notice. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, do not use this site.

This Privacy Policy provides information about CheckImage Central website collection and use of identifiable information about its users.  Identifiable information is information that enables us to identify you or your company, such as your name, your company’s name, an email or other address.

Disclosure of Information by Users
In general, you may visit most portions of this website without providing any identifiable information about you or your company, except as otherwise stated, unless you choose to do so. For example, you are not required, but you may choose, to provide us with identifiable information if you send us questions through e-mail, answer our user surveys. Identifiable information provided voluntarily through this website may be used to help us tailor our website , publications and services to our users’ needs and to help us better understand our audience.

It is policy to take reasonable measures to respect the privacy of CheckImage Central users. Reasonable measures will be taken not to disclose information about you or the content of your communications other than content that is publicly available or accessible, except that ECCHO may do so in the good faith belief that such action is reasonably necessary (a) to comply with the law; (b) to comply with legal process; (c) to enforce this Agreement; (d) to respond to claims that any content on the CheckImage Central website violates the rights of third parties.

How We Collect Information Through This Website
Identifiable Information about you or your company may be obtained via this website in a variety of ways, such as:

E-mail communications;
Online forms you complete; and
Surveys you complete.
This website uses “cookies” to collect identifiable information about you and/or your company. “Cookies” are a common technique used to track a specific, identifiable user’s activity online. Additionally, this site does collect information about our users specifically and in the aggregate by performing analyses on our web server’s log files. We use this information to determine, among other things:

Our site’s most popular pages;
The browsers and operating systems most often used by our visitors;
In limited situations, who the visitors to our site are;
The sites and search engines that have referred visitors to our site; and
The domains from which our users visit us.
This information is collected for the purpose of helping us understand and better meet our audiences’ needs.

How We Maintain Information
The safeguarding of identifiable information is important to ECCHO. While identifiable information is in our records, where we deem appropriate, we will restrict access to the information and permit only authorized individuals to handle the identifiable information.

ECCHO is in no way responsible for the security of identifiable information while it is being communicated via this website, through e-mail or otherwise. 

Children’s Online Information Privacy
This website is not directed to children under the age of 13 nor does ECCHO knowingly collect, maintain or use information obtained via this website about children under age 13. If a child whom we know to be under age 13 sends identifiable information to us online, we will only use that information to respond directly to that child, notify parents or seek parental consent.

Contact Information
Questions or comments about the CheckImage Central Website Privacy Policy may be directed to our website administrator.