Business relationships are built on trust, integrity, and ethics. We take every effort to maintain
customer’s privacy. The sensitive nature of the Police/Fire/EMS business requires that we collect
or share certain information about our customers with other companies or organizations. Our
policies and procedures for collecting and disclosing personal information are detailed below:
Except as otherwise stated herein, we may collect public and nonpublic information about our
customers from the following sources:
- Applications, forms and other information provided to us by our customers. This
information may be collected in writing, in person, by telephone, electronically or by
any other means. This information may include our customer’s name, physical
address, email address, telephone number, employment information, income history,
social security or federal tax identification number, and credit references.
- Transactions completed with Patriot Workwear or any of its affiliates. Our affiliates
may include financial institutions, trade references, governmental agencies or any
other entity that we may deal with in the normal course of doing business. This
information may include past payment history, funds availability and account usage.
- Consumer reporting agencies. This information may include account information and
information about our customer’s creditworthiness.
- Information obtained through the public domain. This information may include real
estate records, telephone numbers or any other information that is available to the
Information Collected Through Our Web Site
We do not collect through our web site any “personally identifiable information” as that term is
defined in the California Online Privacy Protection Act of 2003. We do collect statistical
information regarding web site traffic but that statistical information does not identify the individual
user or visitor.
Disclosure and Protection of Information Collected
To the extent permitted or required by law, we may disclose the information we collect, as
described above, to banks, business partners, affiliates, and the representatives who service our
customers. We do not sell any of our customer information. In order to make sure that our
information is accurate, updated and secure, we take the following additional measures:
- Current Information. We attempt to keep our records regarding customer information
current and accurate. If any of our customers have reason to believe that our records
are not current or are inaccurate, please contact us. We respond to requests to
correct inaccurate information in a timely manner.
- Limited Access. Our employees have been educated on the importance of customer
privacy and confidentiality and have been trained in the proper handling of customer
information and instructed to adhere to the strictest of security measures set in place.
Employee access to a customer’s confidential information is only granted on a need-to-know basis.