Introduction

At Aqutitle, we work hard to protect your personal information and ensure it is kept private and secure. The following privacy policy outlines the types of personal information that Aqutitle collects, including through our website (www.aqutitle.com) or when using our services. It also explains how we use that information.

If you have any questions or believe that Aqutitle has not adhered to this privacy policy, please send us a note at support@aqutitle.com.

Summary

Information we collect from you: We collect device-related information, server log information, and other types of anonymous information when you visit Aqutitle.co and when you become a customer of Aqutitle. Additionally, we collect personal information and financial information when you register and use your Aqutitle account.

Why we collect your information: We serve as title insurance agent and real estate closing agent for our customers. In order to produce a title insurance policy and close a real estate transaction, we are required to collect certain information under US and state laws.
We use your personal information to maintain your account, provide Aqutitle services, and enhance your customer experience. We also use aggregated personal information and non-personal information to improve Aqutitle and monitor and protect the security of our service.

Who we share your personal information with: We do not sell, rent, or trade your personal information with any third parties except as provided in this privacy policy, with your consent, or as required by law.

Your choices as the consumer: In order to operate Aqutitle, produce a title insurance policy, and close a real estate transaction, we require certain personal information. If you are not comfortable providing personal information to Aqutitle, our service won’t be useful to you and you will not be allowed to open an account.

Information from Third Parties: We may also receive information about you from third parties, pursuant to that third party’s privacy policy. Information provided to us from third parties about you will be treated in the same manner as information we collect from you.

How You Accept This Policy

required to collect certain additional information, including, but not limited to, your social security number. Sometimes we might collect this non-public information from other parties in your transaction, such as the real estate agents, lenders, settlement service providers, or other parties necessary to complete your transaction. You may choose not to provide this information, but you cannot become an Aqutitle customer without providing it.

How We Use Your Personal Information

Aqutitle uses personally identifiable and other collected information in a manner that is consistent with this privacy policy. We use your personal and non-personal information for various purposes, including but not limited to the following:

  1. Operate and maintain your account in accordance with US law
  2. Provide the services you request, including the processing of your title order, acquiring title insurance, and/or performing a title search on your behalf
  3. Enhance your customer experience
  4. Provide updates and keep you informed of the status of your transaction
  5. Investigate and understand how our website and services are used
  6. Monitor and protect the security and integrity of Aqutitle
  7. Better market and advertise Aqutitle’s services

When We Share Your Information

We do not sell, rent, or trade your personal information with any third parties without your consent or as required by law. We may disclose your personal information in your account with our affiliates and non-affiliated third parties, as permitted by law, who require such information to complete your transaction. We also may disclose some of the personal information we collect to service providers, companies that perform marketing and analytics services on our behalf, or to other financial institutions. We may disclose personal information in response to service of legal process, such as a court order, summons, subpoenas, or as permitted or required by law when we reasonably believe it is necessary or appropriate to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, or violations of our customer agreements.

Information about our customers, including personal information, may be disclosed or transferred to entities now or in the future affiliated with Aqutitle or as part of any merger, acquisition, change of control, debt financing, insolvency, bankruptcy or sale of our assets. Such information may be used in the businesses of any entity so receiving it.

Last, we may disclose personal information in specific other cases with your consent. Your information may be transferred to another country for processing. Consistent with our policy, we will seek consent for the transfer or rely on another lawful basis if that is required under applicable law with respect to that transfer. Those other bases may include where the relevant regulator has determined that the country to which the data will be transferred provides an adequate level or legal protection for personal data, where an approved legal mechanism is in place to affect such transfers, or where you have provided your consent.

Protection of Personal Information

Aqutitle works diligently to protect your personal information. We employ safeguards to keep your information safe. We put in our best efforts to use the strongest available browser encryption, store all of our data on servers in secure facilities, and implement systematic processes and procedures for securing and storing data. We limit access to your personal and financial information to only those employees with authorized access. Furthermore, if you choose to terminate your account or your account is terminated with us, we will continue to adhere to the privacy policies and practices outlined here. If you maintain an Aqutitle account that you access through our website, you are responsible for protecting and maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and restricting access to your computer.

Children

Our service is not directed towards anyone under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personal Information from individuals under the age of 18. If we become aware at any point that a child under the age of 18 is using our service, we will terminate his or her account.

International Visitors

Our website and services are hosted in the United States. If you are an international visitor, you should note that by providing your personal information, you are permitting the transfer of your personal information to the United States which may not have the same data protection laws as the country in which you reside and permitting the use of your personal information in accordance with this privacy policy.

Changes to the Policy

We may modify this privacy policy over time by posting a new version of this privacy policy, which is your responsibility to review. Any changes to the privacy policy will be reflected on this page and will become effective immediately upon posting. We encourage you to periodically review this privacy policy to stay informed about how we are protecting the personal information we collect.