DFC Global Corp. is a leading international financial services company serving primarily unbanked and under-banked consumers and small business owners. To meet the needs of these customers, DFC Global Corp. and its affiliated subsidiaries (hereinafter collectively referred to as “DFC”, “we”, “us” or “our”) provide a range of consumer financial products and services primarily consisting of check cashing, short-term consumer loans, money orders and money transfers as well as other conveniences such as utility bill payments, currency exchange, gold purchasing, pawn lending and tax preparation.
DFC respects and is committed to protecting the personal information of our covered individuals. We follow privacy policies and data protection practices to comply with the law and to earn trust and confidence in DFC and its business practices. DFC privacy policies and data protection practices extend by contract to our supplier and partner relationships. DFC employees and those working on behalf of DFC are informed about these policies and practices and are expected to follow them. DFC privacy policies and practices reflect and reinforce the DFC company values of trust, integrity, and quality.
Personal information may be collected from covered individuals through a variety of means, including, as examples, in store applications, online applications, and service or employment processes. DFC may also obtain personal information about covered individuals from other publicly or commercially available sources we deem credible.
This global master policy governs customer and employee data protection policies.
All DFC employees and contracted parties working on behalf of DFC must comply with these policies, even if local law is less restrictive. Specific practices are tailored to meet the legal, regulatory, and cultural requirements of the countries and regions where DFC operates.
Our privacy policies reflect current global principles and standards on handling personal information. These principles include notice of data use, choice of data use, data access, data integrity, security, onward transfer, and enforcement/oversight. We abide by the privacy laws in the countries where we do business.
DFC adheres to the following general principles regarding personal data.