With the never-ending technological evolution, breach of security no-doubt
remains an at large issue and can pose as a threat to you and your
institutions. In order to minimize this, Notary Direct is constantly
trying to improve its security measures to ensure a safe and secure
environment. With this in mind, our MIS team has developed a
state-of-the-art SQL database secured with protective firewalls that
minimizes the opportunity for intrusion. As the information gets
submitted, via phone, fax, or website, the data obtained is stored
among one of several secure areas of our network of which can only be
accessed with the proper access code. Your data could never be any
All of our notaries are required to provide proof of identity as well
as a signed application and agreement form. This contract describes
the working relationship between Notary Direct and the signing agent
and specifically states that all information provided to the notary is
the sole property of Notary Direct and cannot be used, distributed or
stored by anyone other than Notary Direct. All of our notaries public
records are stored and kept on file and can be easily accessed, should
an issue arise or for future reference.
To make certain that the customers are really Mr. Michael Doe and Mrs.
Jane Doe, upon notary confirmation, all of our notaries are instructed
to obtain a copy of the customerís valid state photo identification
card, original signatures, and any additional items you may have
requested. (i.e. inkless fingerprints, etc.) This rule is strictly
enforced and will not be compromised.
Notary Direct is constantly trying to improve its methods for security
enhancements, whether it be for its clients, notaries or the uniquely
designed state-of-the-art communication and network center, security
measures are not taken lightly and breach of such measures are
Your privacy is
important to us. To better protect your privacy, we provide this
notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you
can make about the way your information is collected and used at
At our site, you may now
or in the future be able to utilize our online services or subscribe
to one of our services such as our online newsletters, or participate
in one of our online forums or communities. The types of personally
identifiable information that may be collected at these pages include:
name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number, and
information about your interests in and use of various products,
programs, and services.
At certain parts of our site, only persons who provide us with the
requested personally identifiable information will be able to utilize
our online services or otherwise participate in the site's activities
We also may collect certain non-personally identifiable information
when you visit many of our web pages such as the type of browser you
are using (e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer), the type of operating
system you are using, (e.g., Windows '95 or Mac OS) and the domain
name of your Internet service provider (e.g., America Online,
HOW WE USE THE
We may use the
information you provide about yourself to fulfill your requests for
our online products and services, and to respond to your inquiries
about our company or offerings.
We sometimes use this information to communicate with you to fulfill a
request by you for an online newsletter, or to contact you about your
account with us.
We sometimes use the non-personally identifiable information that we
collect to improve the design and content of our site and to enable us
to personalize your Internet experience. We also may use this
information in the aggregate to analyze site usage, as well as to
offer you products, programs, or services.
We may disclose personally identifiable information in response to
legal process, for example, in response to a court order or a
subpoena. We also may disclose such information in response to a law
enforcement agency's request.
Agents and contractors of notarydirect.com who have access to
personally identifiable information are required to protect this
information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Notice
by, for example, not using the information for any purpose other than
to carry out the services they are performing for notarydirect.com.
Finally, notarydirect.com will not use or transfer personally
identifiable information provided to us in ways unrelated to the ones
described above without also providing you with an opportunity to opt
out of these unrelated uses.
To enhance your
experience with our sites, many of our web pages use "cookies."
Cookies are text files we place in your computer's browser to store
your preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your e-mail
address or other personally identifiable information unless you choose
to provide this information to us by, for example, registering at one
of our sites. However, once you choose to furnish the site with
personally identifiable information, this information may be linked to
the data stored in the cookie.
your experience at our web pages (e.g., to recognize you by name when
you return to our site), save your password in password-protected
areas, and enable you to use shopping carts on our sites. We also may
OUR COMMITMENT TO
We have put in place
appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to
safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data
security, and correctly use the information we collect online.
HOW TO CONTACT US
If you have any
questions or concerns about the online policy for this site or its
implementation you may use the contact us area of the site.