Privacy Policy

PRIVACY STATEMENT FOR CHECKS UNLIMITED

Last updated January 2020

Background

Checks Unlimited Business Checks provides business check printing and business form services to small businesses, serving our customers through multiple distribution channels. This site is intended only for use by business customers who order from Checks Unlimited Business Checks. Consumers who wish to order from Checks Unlimited should go to www.checksunlimited.com

Privacy at Checks Unlimited Business Checks and Solutions

Checks Unlimited and this website are intended for U.S. business customers only. This policy is effective April 30th, 2007, and applies to all business customer identifiable information that customers provide to Checks Unlimited.
Protecting privacy is not new to Checks Unlimited. Checks Unlimited has a long history of recognizing and protecting the privacy of its business customers. Checks Unlimited is committed to protecting privacy and utilizing technology that provides the most powerful, safe, on-line experience available. We want to assure you that when Checks Unlimited asks for business information, it's done with the goal of improving our relationship. Checks Unlimited participates in and complies with the Better Business Bureau's (BBB) Privacy Program. More information on the BBB and their Privacy Program is available at www.bbbonline.org
The following statements will help you understand how we collect, use and safeguard business information you provide to Checks Unlimited.
Internet Specific Information

Information Collection and Use

When you browse Checks Unlimited's website, you do so without revealing your identity. Personal information, including email address, is not collected without your awareness. For each visitor to our website, our servers recognize the website you came from and the website you visit after you leave. In the order capture process, Checks Unlimited and/or a third party ad server may track the order preferences of visitors to our website. Information tracked and retained by Checks Unlimited is generic and not individually identifiable. This is accomplished through cookies.
Google Analytics is a specific technology used on this web site to manage content and advertising. You can find out how Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites at this link: www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/

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 unique session ID), that is used to track the pages of the websites you've visited. Our site uses cookies but does not store personally identifiable information in these cookies. The Checks Unlimited website uses cookies in order to improve your shopping experience. This information helps us serve you better by keeping track of your order as you shop at our site and it helps us by improving our site design. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser to prevent that. Even without a cookie, you can use the majority of the features within our sites.

Security of Information

Security measures are in place on the Checks Unlimited website 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 our website, the information you provide is encrypted and scrambled en route and decoded once it reaches Checks Unlimited. Please remember that email, which is different from the encrypted sessions above, is not secure. Therefore, we ask that you do not send confidential information such as taxpayer ID numbers or account numbers to us via unsecured email. Such communications should be sent to us by postal mail or phone.
Checks Unlimited takes steps to require that its vendors, consultants, suppliers, and contractors, we hire observe our Privacy Policy with respect to security and the collection, use and exchange of our customers’ information. They are expected to abide by the Privacy Policy when conducting work for us.

Children Visiting our Website

Our website is directed at adults. We do not knowingly collect or use information from children. Should children access our website, we are confident that parents will not judge any of the information provided as objectionable for viewing. If you are under 18, you should use the Checks Unlimited Business Checks and Solutions website only with the involvement of a parent or guardian.

Other Websites Linked to Checks Unlimited’s Website

Checks Unlimited is not responsible for the content or information practices employed by sites linked to or from our website. In most cases, links to non-Checks Unlimited websites are provided solely as pointers to information on topics that may be useful to the users of the Checks Unlimited website.
General Business Practices

Disclosure of Individual Consumer Information

We are committed to protecting your business information. Checks Unlimited uses the information collected from you to process orders and to provide a more personalized shopping experience. Checks Unlimited may also use your information to communicate with you about products, services, and promotions in the future. For the purposes of check verification and fraud prevention, Checks Unlimited will exchange information about our customers internally, among our affiliates and with reputable reference sources and clearinghouse services. Checks Unlimited sometimes merges data with outside vendors to determine more accurate demographic customer profiles. The information we gather may be used to protect customers, employees and property against fraud, theft or abuse; to conduct industry or consumer surveys; and to maintain good customer relations.
Checks Unlimited does not share email addresses, but may selectively share names, mailing addresses (not email addresses), and other purchase information (not bank identifiers or account numbers) to reputable third parties (catalog mailers providing business products/services, direct mail marketing companies, and non-profit organizations) whose products or services we think may interest you. These third parties are carefully screened and are aware of Checks Unlimited's privacy policy. If you do not want the information you provide Checks Unlimited to be shared with other companies for marketing purposes you have the Choice to Opt-Out as detailed below.

Choice to Opt-Out

Checks Unlimited provides you the opportunity to opt out of (1) receiving unsolicited marketing mail and/or (2) sharing the information with unaffiliated third parties and other organizations. You may opt-out by calling 1-800-204-2244 and expressing your request. You may also make this request by any other communication option listed below under Contacting Checks Unlimited.Contacting Checks Unlimited

Identifying Information You Choose to Provide

At times, Checks Unlimited may request that you voluntarily supply customer information for purposes such as correspondence, website registration, making a purchase, participating in an on-line survey. If you elect to participate, Checks Unlimited, and our affiliates, may require personally identifiable information, including your name, mailing address, phone number, bank information, credit card information or email address. When you submit business information to Checks Unlimited you understand and agree that Checks Unlimited may access, store and use your information. Information you provide will be safeguarded to strict standards of security and confidentiality. Because Checks Unlimited recognizes and appreciates the importance of responsible use of the information you choose to provide, we do not share email addresses with unaffiliated third parties and other organizations.

Correct/Update/Access

Checks Unlimited is committed to ensuring that the information we obtain and use about its customers is accurate. You can help us maintain the accuracy of information previously provided or information we may have collected by informing us of changes or modifications through the Contacting Checks Unlimited methods described below, or by calling 1-800-204-2244. Checks Unlimited service representatives are trained to answer customer questions, and to give customers reasonable access to the information we have about them.

Enforcement

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 Board of Directors, external auditing and accounting firms and government regulators. Included in these self-assessments and examinations are reviews of the controls and safeguards related to customer privacy described in our Privacy Policy.

Privacy Policy Changes

We may change our privacy policy at any time. Any changes to the privacy and security policy will be posted on this website so that you are aware of the information we collect, how we use it, as well as the latest updates on how we maintain the secure portions of our website.
Your Acceptance of These Terms
By purchasing products or services from Checks Unlimited Business Checks and Solutions or using the Checks Unlimited business website, you consent to the Privacy Statement for Checks Unlimited. If you do not agree with this policy, please do not purchase from us and do not use our site. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions from this policy at any time. Your continued purchases or continued use of the Checks Unlimited website following the posting of changes to these terms means you accept these changes.

Contacting Checks Unlimited

If you would like to request the data stored in your customer file or do not want the information you provide to be shared with other companies for marketing purposes, please contact us at 1-800-204-2244 or at the address listed below.
Checks Unlimited
PO Box 19000
Colorado Springs, CO 80935-9000
PRIVACY NOTICE – CALIFORNIA-SPECIFIC ADDENDUM

If you are a California resident, the following provisions apply to our processing of information that identifies, relates to, describes, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or household [subject to the California Consumer Privacy Act] (“California Personal Information”). For such residents, the provisions of this California Addendum prevail over any conflicting provisions of the Privacy Notice.

Deluxe has collected the following categories of California Personal Information within the last 12 months1:

  1. Identifiers such as a real name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol address, email address, account name, social security number, driver’s license number, passport number, or other similar identifiers.
  2. Personal information described in subdivision (e) of Section 1798.80 (California Customer Records statute). This means any information that identifies, relates to, describes, or is capable of being associated with, a particular individual, including, but not limited to, his or her name, signature, social security number, physical characteristics or description, address, telephone number, passport number, driver’s license or state identification card number, insurance policy number, education, employment, employment history, bank account number, credit card number, debit card number, or any other financial information, medical information, or health insurance information.
  3. Characteristics of protected classifications under California or federal law.
  4. Commercial information, including records of personal property, products or services purchased, obtained, or considered, or other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies.
  5. Biometric information.
  6. Internet or other electronic network activity information, including, but not limited to, browsing history, search history, and information regarding a consumer’s interaction with an Internet Web site, application, or advertisement.
  7. Geolocation data.
  8. Audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information.
  9. Professional or employment-related information.
  10. Education information, defined as information that is not publicly available personally identifiable information as defined in the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. section 1232g, 34 C.F.R. Part 99).
  11. Inferences drawn from any of the information identified in this subdivision to create a profile about a consumer reflecting the consumer’s preferences, characteristics, psychological trends, predispositions, behavior, attitudes, intelligence, abilities, and aptitudes.2

Within the last 12 months, within the meaning of the California Consumer Privacy Act, we have sold California Personal Information identified in the above categories A-K.3

Within the last 12 months, we have disclosed California Personal Information identified in the above categories (A)-(K) for our business purposes. To learn more about the categories of third parties with whom we share such information, please see www.deluxe.com/policy/privacy.

We obtain California Personal Information from a variety of sources.4 [These sources include: yourself, with respect to both online and offline interactions you may have with us or our service providers; other entities with whom you transact; others with whom you maintain relationships who may deal with us on your behalf; the devices you use to access our websites, mobile applications, and online services; credit bureaus; identify verification and fraud prevention services; marketing and analytics providers; public databases; social media platforms; and others consistent with this Privacy Notice.] Please see www.deluxe.com/policy/privacy.

We use the California Personal Information we collect for the business purposes disclosed within this Privacy Notice. Please see www.deluxe.com/policy/privacy.. Please note that the business purposes for which we may use your information include:5

  • audits and reporting relating to particular transactions and interactions, including online interactions, you may have with us or others on our behalf;
  • detecting and protecting against security incidents, and malicious, deceptive, fraudulent or illegal activity, and prosecuting the same;
  • debugging to identify and repair errors in our systems;
  • short-term, transient use including contextual customization of ads;
  • providing services on our behalf or on behalf of another, including maintaining or servicing accounts, providing customer service, fulfilling transactions, verifying identity information, processing payments, and other services;
  • conducting internal research to develop and demonstrate technology;
  • conducting activity to verify, enhance, and maintain the quality or safety of services or devices which we may own, control, or provide.

We may also use the information we collect for our own or our service providers’ other operational purposes, purposes for which we provide you additional notice, or for purposes compatible with the context in which the California Personal Information was collected.

Your California Rights

If you are a California resident, you have certain rights related to your California Personal Information. [You may exercise these rights free of charge except as otherwise permitted under applicable law.]

  • Section 100 Rights. You have the right to request that we disclose to you the specific pieces of personal information we have collected.
  • Section 105 Rights. You have the right to request that we delete California Personal Information about you which we have collected from you.
  • Section 110 Rights. You may request that we disclose to you:

    • the categories of California Personal Information we have collected about you;
    • the categories of sources from which the California Personal Information is collected;
    • our business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling California Personal Information;
    • the categories of third parties with whom we share California Personal Information;
    • the specific pieces of information we have collected about you.
  • Section 115 Rights. To the extent that we sell your California Personal Information within the meaning of the California Consumer Privacy Act or disclose such information for a business purpose, you may request that we disclose to you:

    • the categories of California Personal Information that we have collected about you;
    • the categories of California Personal Information about you that we have sold within the meaning of the California Consumer Privacy Act and the categories of third parties to whom the California Personal Information was sold, by category or categories of personal information for each third party to whom the California personal information was sold;
    • the categories of California Personal Information about you that we disclosed for a business purpose.
  • Right to Opt Out. In addition, we may sell your information within the meaning of the California Consumer Privacy Act. You have the right to opt out of such sales here. Click on the following link to submit an opt-out request.

    You may request to exercise these rights by:6

    • Providing us with your contact information via email at Privacy@deluxe.com
    • Calling us toll-free at 877-861-8985.
    [As required or permitted under applicable law, please note that we may take steps to verify your identity before granting you access to information or acting on your request to exercise your rights. We may limit our response to your exercise of the above rights as permitted under applicable law.] Subject to applicable law, we may not discriminate against you because of your exercise of any of the above rights, or any other rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act, including by:

    • denying you goods or services;
    • charging different prices or rates for goods or services, including through the use of discounts or other benefits or imposing penalties;
    • providing you a different level or quality of goods or services;
    • suggesting that you will receive a different price or rate for goods or services or a different level or quality of goods or services.7

Do Not Sell My Personal Information

If you are a California resident, you have the right to opt out of our sales of certain information relating to individuals and households subject to the California Consumer Privacy Act. To exercise this opt-out right, whether you have an account or not, please submit a request via Privacy@Deluxe.com. If you do not have an account, include your name and email address or mailing address.


  1. Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.100(a)(5)(B).
  2. Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.130(c).
  3. Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.130(a)(5)(C)(i).
  4. Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.110(c)(2).
  5. "Business purpose" is a defined term under the CCPA. Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.140(d). This notice takes the position that "business purpose" includes any reasonable operational purpose, but we note that the definition is unclear. Possibly, "business purpose" may mean only the specific listed items within the definition (audits, detecting security incidents, etc.).
  6. Pending legislation provides for alternative means of exercising rights. AB 1564. This draft reflects the law as currently in effect.
  7. Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.130(a)(5).
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