Privacy Policy

Objective

Title V of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (“GLBA”) generally prohibits any financial institution, directly or through its affiliates, from sharing non-public personal information ("NPI") about you with a nonaffiliated third party unless the institution provides you with a notice of its privacy policies and practices, such as the type of information that it collects about you and the categories of persons or entities to whom it may be disclosed. In compliance with the GLBA, we are providing you with this document, which notifies you of the privacy policies and practices of Passport Title Services, LLC dba Passport Settlement Services in Pennsylvania.

Scope

We may collect NPI about you from the following sources:

  • Information we receive from you such as on applications or other forms.
  • Information about your transactions we secure from our files, or from our affiliates, or others.
  • Information we receive from a consumer reporting agency.
  • Information that we receive from others involved in your transaction, such as the real estate agent or lender.

Unless it is specifically stated otherwise in an amended Privacy Policy Notice, no additional NPI will be collected about you.

We may disclose any of the above information that we collect about our customers or former customers to our affiliates or to nonaffiliated third parties as permitted by law and in order to provide settlement services and title insurance:

  • Financial service providers such as companies engaged in banking, consumer finance, securities and insurance.
  • Non-financial third party providers of Passport Title that help perform professional services for us.

WE DO NOT DISCLOSE ANY NONPUBLIC PERSONAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU WITH ANYONE FOR ANY PURPOSE THAT IS NOT SPECIFICALLY PERMITTED BY LAW.

We restrict access to nonpublic personal information about you to those employees who need to know that information in order to provide products or services to you. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to guard your nonpublic personal information.

Records Retention Policy Notice

Passport Title Services, LLC provides clients with a .pdf of the closing documents immediately following closing.  We retain all file information via 1) computer back up on our company computer systems and 2) secondary storage in an on-line vault.

Internet Privacy Policy

Passport Title is committed to protecting the confidentiality of any personal information you provide. The following Internet Privacy Policy explains how we endeavor to build your trust and security through our Web policies.

This Internet Privacy Policy applies to your visit to our website and its affiliated sites. If you are an individual who has purchased insurance products or settlement services from us, you have received or will be receiving a copy of our Privacy Policy at settlement, which contains important additional information about our privacy practices.

Information Gathering

The type of information we collect depends on the type of product or service you obtain from us; however, we do not collect non-public personal information about you.
Here is an example of the type of information the Passport Title website collects:

  • Get a Title Fee Quote — name, address, sales price, loan amount

Use of Information Gathered

The information we collect is used to provide information requested in a timely manner.

Safeguarding Information

Personal information you have provided is limited to employees and third party providers of Passport Title who need to know that information in order to service your request.

Information We May Share

Please be assured we do not share your customer information to market any product or service. We also do not share any customer information to market non-financial products and services. For example, we do not sell your name to catalog companies.

We may share information about you with people who help perform insurance, business, and professional services for us, such as conducting a settlement.  We may also share customer information when otherwise required or permitted by law, such as sharing with governmental or other legal authorities.

Non-Passport Title Websites

We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any other websites on the Internet that may be linked to our website. Please note that when you click on links outside of our websites, you are transferred to another website that may not be under our control. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked sites as their privacy policy may differ from ours.

Notification of Privacy Policy Changes

Our Internet Privacy Policy may be modified from time to time. If we change our Internet Privacy Policy, we will post to this website. You may wish to visit this page periodically to review the most recent Internet Privacy Policy.

Privacy Contact Information

Attn: Chief Operating Officer
Passport Title Services, LLC
2275 Research Boulevard, Suite 500
Rockville, Maryland  20850