Deluxe: Setting Standards for Customer Privacy
Deluxe Business Checks and Solutions provides business check printing and
business form services to small businesses, serving all of its customers
through multiple distribution channels. Throughout our existence, we have been
a trusted custodian of sensitive data. Our customers rely on that trust. In
our commitment to protecting their privacy.
➤ Guiding Principles on Privacy
A commitment to use reasonable procedures to ensure that information collected, used, and exchanged will be accurate and complete
A commitment to use appropriate security measures for protecting information from unauthorized access, use, and disclosure.
A commitment to collect, use, and exchange data in accordance with applicable laws, and contractual obligations.
A commitment to collect, use, and exchange information in accordance with appropriate confidentiality standards.
A commitment to self-regulation in recognition of expectations of privacy, our policy and in accordance with leading industry standards.
A commitment to respond to privacy-related inquiries in a timely and accurate manner.
A commitment to educate employees regarding information practices and the proper handling and use of information.
A commitment to periodic auditing of internal activities to ensure adherence to established information practices, policies, and procedures.
➤ Privacy at deluxe business checks and solutions
This Web site is directed or intended for U.S. residents only. This
customer-identifiable information we obtain when a customer visits this Web
Protecting privacy is not new to Deluxe Business Checks and Solutions. We have
a long history of recognizing and protecting the privacy of our customers'
information. We are committed to protecting your privacy and utilizing
technology that gives you the safest and most powerful online experience
available. We want to assure you that when we ask for customer information,
our goal is to improve our customer relationships. The following statements
will help you understand how we collect, use, and safeguard the information
you provide through our Web sites.
Information Collection and Use
When you browse this Web site, you do so without revealing your identity.
Personal information is not collected without your awareness. For each visitor
to this site, our servers recognize the Web site you came from and the Web
site you visit after you leave. In the order-capture process, we may track the
order preferences of visitors to the Web site. We track order-preference
information by using cookies.
Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your Web
browser on your computer's hard drive. A cookie may contain information (such
as a unique user session ID) that is used to track the pages of the Web sites
shopping experience. The information stored in cookies helps us serve you
better by keeping track of your order as you shop at this site. This
information also helps us improve the site design.
Disclosure of Individual Information
Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually set your
browser to decline cookies. Even if your Web browser is set to decline
cookies, you can use many of the features within this site. However, you will
not be able to place an order or retrieve your order status.
We are committed to protecting your private information. We use the
information collected about you to process orders and to provide a more
personalized shopping experience. We may also use your information to
communicate with you about products, services, and future promotions. For the
purposes of check verification and fraud prevention, we exchange information
about our customers internally and among our affiliates. If you place a
consumer check order through Checks by Deluxe for Microsoft Business
Solutions, we do not share your personal information with unaffiliated third
parties, except as permitted by law.
Personal Information You Choose to Provide
At times, we may request that you voluntarily supply personal information
for purposes such as receiving correspondence, registering on this Web site,
making purchases, participating in online surveys, and receiving notice of
employment opportunities. If you elect to participate, we may require you to
provide personally identifiable information, including your name, mailing
address, phone number, financial institution information, credit card
information, or e-mail address. When you submit personal information to us,
you understand and agree that we and our affiliates may access, store, and use
your personal information. Information you provide will be safeguarded
according to our strict standards of security and confidentiality.
Security of Information
Security measures are in place on this Web site to protect against the loss,
misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. We offer
industry-standard security measures available through your Web browser. When
you are on this Web site, the information you provide is encrypted and
scrambled en route and decoded once it reaches us. Please remember that
e-mail, which is different from the encrypted sessions above, is not secure.
Therefore, we ask that you do not send confidential information such as
social security or account numbers to us via an unsecured e-mail message.
Send confidential information to us via U.S. mail or phone.
Choice to Opt Out
We take steps to require that our vendors, consultants, suppliers, and
collection, use, and exchange of our customers' information. They are
We provide you with the opportunity to opt out of receiving unsolicited
marketing material as a result of your transaction with us. Please see
Contacting Deluxe below for contact information.
We are committed to ensuring that the information we obtain and use about
our customers is accurate. You can help us maintain accurate records by
informing us of changes or modifications to your personal information using
one of the methods listed under Contacting Deluxe. Our service
representatives are trained to answer questions about and give you reasonable
access to your personal information in our database.
Children Visiting our Web Sites
This Web site is directed at adults. We do not knowingly collect or use
information from children. Should children access this Web site, we are
confident that parents will not judge any of the information provided as
objectionable for viewing. If you are under 18, you may use this Web site only
with the involvement of a parent or guardian.
Other Web Sites Linked to Deluxe's Web Sites
We are not responsible for the content or information practices employed
by other Web sites that are linked to or from this Web site. In most cases,
links to other Web sites are provided solely as pointers to information on
topics that may be useful to the users of this Web site.
Periodically, our operations and business practices are reviewed for
compliance with corporate policies and procedures governing the
confidentiality of information. These reviews are conducted by internal staff,
internal auditors who report directly to the Deluxe Board of Directors,
external auditing and accounting firms, and government regulators. Included in
these self-assessments and examinations are reviews of the controls and
security policy will be posted on this Web site so that you are aware of the information
we collect, how we use it, as well as the latest updated on how we maintain the secure
portions of our Web site.