Rev. Jan. 2015







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 income
  • Account balances and payment history
  • Employment and payment information



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 LA-Finance chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.


Reasons we can share your personal information

Does LA-Finance 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



For our marketing purposes?

to offer our products and services to you



For joint marketing with other financial companies


We don't share

For our affiliates' everyday business purposes?

information about your transactions and experiences



For our affiliates' everyday business purposes?

information about your creditworthiness


We don't share

For our affiliates to market to you



For nonaffiliates to market to you


We don't share


To limit

our sharing

n  Call (310) 438-3146  

n  Visit us online:

Please note:

If you are a new customer, we can begin sharing your information 30 days from the date we present you with this notice.  When you are no longer our customer, we continue to share your information as described in this notice.

However, you can contact us at any time to limit our sharing. 


Call (310) 438-3146 or go to




Who we are

Who is providing this notice?



What we do

How does LA-Finance 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 LA-Finance collect my personal information?

We collect your personal information, for example, when you

n  Apply for an account or pay your bills

n  Provide employment or income information

n  Give us your contact information

We also collect your personal information from others, such as credit bureaus, affiliates, or other companies.

Why can't I limit all sharing?

Federal law gives you the right to limit only

n  sharing for affiliates' everyday business purposes?information about your creditworthiness

n  affiliates from using your information to market to you

n  sharing for nonaffiliates to market to you

State laws and individual companies may give you additional rights to limit sharing.

What happens when I limit sharing for an account I hold jointly with someone else?

Your choices will apply to everyone on your account.





Companies related by common ownership or control.  They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.

n  Our affiliates include financial companies such as LA-Finance


Companies not related by common ownership or control.  They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.

n  LA-Finance does not share with nonaffiliates so they can market to you

Joint marketing

A formal agreement between nonaffiliated financial companies that together market financial products or services to you.

n  LA-Finance doesn't jointly market


Other important information