Privacy Policy

Nextep Funding, LLC has provided this Privacy Policy to describe our personal information handling practices, and to assure you of our continuing commitment to protect all personal information that we handle in the course of commercial activities. "Personal information", as used in this Policy, means information about an identifiable individual

Personal Information Collected

Nextep, Inc limits the amount and type of personal information collected to that which is necessary for our identified purposes, and we collect personal information by fair and lawful means.

Personal information that we collect includes:

There is also information about your computer hardware or software that is automatically collected by Nextep. This information may include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring website addresses. This information is used by Nextep for the general operation of its business, to maintain quality of service, and to provide general statistics regarding the use of Nextep and

Personal Information Security

To protect your personal information from unauthorized access and use, we use security measures thatcomply with federal law. These measures include computer safeguards and secured files and buildings.We also maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards which include computer virusprotection software, firewalls, 128bit Secure Socket Layer. Only authorized employees have access.

Use of Personal Information

Nextep, Inc may disclose personal information in a number of circumstances, including:

In addition to the above, personal information may be shared between Nextep affiliates for internalaudit, management, billing or administrative purposes including defending and bringing legal actions.

In the course of fulfilling the purposes described above, Nextep may transfer your personal information to service providers, including affiliates or other third party organizations or individuals retained by Nextep to perform functions on its behalf, such as marketing, data processing, customer service, office, security, collections, insurance, financial and taxation services. When personal information is transferred to service providers, we use contractual or other means to ensure that a comparable level of protection is provided. Some of our service providers may be located in the United States and will be subject to applicable legal requirements in that country including lawful requirements to disclose personalinformation to government authorities in certain circumstances.

Nextep may also use and disclose personal information in connection with the proposed or actual financing, securitization, insuring, sale, assignment or other disposal of all or part of Nextep or our business or assets (including your loan or lease and any agreement to which it relates), for the purposes of evaluating and/or performing the proposed transaction. Assignees or successors of Nextep or our business or assets may use and disclose your personal information for similar purposes as those described in this Policy.

Nextep may disclose your personal information as necessary to meet legal, regulatory, insurance, audit, and security requirements, and as otherwise with your consent or as permitted or required by law.