Terms

By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.

Use License

  • Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on First World Mortgage Corporation’s web site for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:
    • modify or copy the materials;
    • use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
    • attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on First World Mortgage Corporation’s website;
    • remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
    • transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server.
  • This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by First World Mortgage Corporation at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

Disclaimer

The materials on First World Mortgage Corporation’s website are provided “as is.” First World Mortgage Corporation makes no warranties, express or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, First World Mortgage Corporation does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

Limitations

In no event shall First World Mortgage Corporation or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on First World Mortgage Corporation’s Internet site, even if First World Mortgage Corporation or a First World Mortgage Corporation authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on First World Mortgage Corporation’s web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. First World Mortgage Corporation does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. First World Mortgage Corporation may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. First World Mortgage Corporation does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

Links

First World Mortgage Corporation has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by First World Mortgage Corporation of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user’s own risk.

Site Terms of Use Modifications

First World Mortgage Corporation may revise these terms of use for its web site at any time without notice. By using this website you are agreeing to be bound by the then-current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

Legal Disclosure

We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our website.

Governing Law

Any claim relating to First World Mortgage Corporation’s web site shall be governed by the laws of the State of Connecticut without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

Amendments

Amendments to this policy will be posted at this URL and will be effective when posted.

Changes in this Privacy Statement

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the home page, and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page.

Privacy Statement

This policy describes the First World Mortgage Corporation. (“FWM,” “we” or “our”) collection, processing, transfer and storage of data from visitors to our website at www.firstworldmortgage.com (our “Website”).  This Privacy Policy applies only to the data collected on the Website and not to other data collected or processed by FWM.

OUR COMMITMENT TO YOUR PRIVACY

This Privacy Policy describes:

  • How information about you is collected through our Website;
  • How we use and with whom we share this information;
  • How you can access and update this information; and
  • The choices you can make about how we collect, use and share your information.
    If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy or our information collection and use practices, please contact us using the information in the “Contact Us” section below.

INFORMATION COLLECTED THROUGH OUR WEBSITE

FWM collects information from Website visitors and also obtains information from third parties (including from service providers) in the course of providing our mortgage and loan origination services (our “Services”), which we may add to the data we obtain through the Website.  The information collected through our website includes:

  • Personal and Loan-related Information. You may provide us information about you, which may include personal information and information relating to or necessary for the initiation, processing, or completion of certain financial transactions, including applications for and making of loans.
  • Transactional Information. We may also create transactional records of each of the transactions or other events occurring through our Website. This transactional information is generally collected (i) to enable our Services, including loan document creation, origination, management, and distribution, (ii) to enable the services provided by third parties (including determinations regarding qualification for loans or the interest rates and terms to be applied to loans), and (iii) to enable FWM to comply with various legal obligations.
  • Device and Usage Information. Like most online services, our Website collects standard technical, non-personal information when you use it, including internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser types, internet service providers (ISPs), the pages and content you view or interact with on our Website, the information you search for, and the dates and times that you visit our Website.
  • Cookies and Other Technologies. Our Website collects certain information through the use of “cookies” and other tracking technologies. Cookies are small files that your browser places on your computer. We may use session cookies, persistent cookies, and other tracking technologies to better understand how you interact with our Website, to monitor usage by our users and web traffic routing on our services, and to improve and personalize our Website. Many Internet browsers automatically accept cookies. You may be able to instruct your browser to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting cookies from the websites you visit. Google provides some additional privacy options relating to Google Analytics, described at www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.  We do not respond to “do not track” browser signals at this time.  We may also use web beacons, which are transparent graphic images on a webpage or within the body of one of our marketing emails, to allow us to measure visitor actions and assess the effectiveness of our email marketing campaigns. For example, we use web beacons in our email marketing to track instances where a user clicks through a link in the email.

HOW WE USE INFORMATION

We and service providers working on our behalf use information collected on our Website in a variety of ways intended to provide our Website and Services and to operate our business, including the following:

  • To Provide our Services. We use the information that we collect (i) to operate, maintain, enhance and provide our Website and our Services, (ii) to provide other services and information that you request, and (iii) to provide customer support to you and other parties.
  • To Improve, Analyze, and Personalize our Website and Services. We use the information that we collect to understand and analyze usage trends and preferences; to monitor and analyze the effectiveness of our Website and Services; to improve our Website and Services and develop new products, services, features, and functionality; and to personalize our Website and Services, such as remembering your information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you use our Website, or providing customized content and information.
  • To Contact You. We may use your email address or other information we collect to contact you for administrative purposes such as customer service or to send communications, including marketing or promotional communications, relating to our Website and Services.  Generally, you have the ability to opt out of receiving promotional communications as described below.
  • Aggregate Data. We aggregate data collected through our Website and use it for purposes such as creating and sharing reports about the use of our products and services, including users’ interests, usage patterns, and trends.
  • Advertising. We may use non-identifiable information that you provide or that we collect to improve or tailor the effectiveness of advertising on our Website and to provide advertisements and other content that is tailored to you.

HOW WE SHARE INFORMATION

We may share, transfer, or disclose your information if you consent to us doing so, as well as in the following circumstances:

  • To Service Providers. We work with third party service providers to provide services including loan or transaction processing or administration; Website hosting and other similar services, development and maintenance; advertising and marketing services; and other services related to our Website and Services for us. These third parties may have access to or process your information as part of providing those services for us. Generally, we limit the information provided to these service providers to that which is reasonably necessary for them to perform their functions, and we require them to agree to maintain the confidentiality of such information. These service providers are not permitted to use information we share that might identify you for any purpose other than to provide services to FWM or to you.
  • In Aggregate Form. We may make certain aggregated non-personal information available to third parties for various purposes, including (i) compliance with various reporting obligations; (ii) for business or marketing purposes; or (iii) to assist such parties in understanding our users’ interests, usage patterns, and borrowing and loan origination trends.
    Compliance with Laws and Law Enforcement; Protection of Our Rights. We may disclose your information (including your personal information) to a third party if (a) we believe that disclosure is reasonably necessary to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, (b) to enforce our agreements, policies and terms of service, (c) to protect the security or integrity of our Website or Services, (d) to protect the property, rights, and safety of FWM, our users or the public from harm or illegal activities, (e) to respond to an emergency which we believe in the good faith requires us to disclose information to assist in preventing the death or serious bodily injury of any person, or (f) to investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations.
  • In Significant Business Transactions. Your information, including personal information, may be disclosed and otherwise transferred to an acquirer, successor, or assignee as part of any merger, acquisition, debt financing, sale of assets, or similar transaction, or in the event of an insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership in which information is transferred to one or more third parties as one of our business assets

OUR POLICY CONCERNING CHILDREN

Our website is not directed to children under 18, and we do not knowingly collect any personal information from children under the age of 18 through our website. If we become aware that a child under 18 has provided us with personal information through our website, we will take steps to delete such information. 

PRIVACY POLICIES OF LINKED SITES

Our Website may contain links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites. If you have any questions about how these other sites use your information, you should contact them directly.

SECURITY

The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

When you enter personal information or sensitive information (such as a social security number or login information) on our site or application form, we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). If you have any questions about the security of your personal information, you can contact us at it@firstworld.com.
You can help protect your account by taking the following steps:

  • Set a complex and unique password
  • Change your password immediately if you suspect it was compromised
  • Do not share your password or store it in an unsecure location
  • Do not enter sensitive information into fields that haven’t explicitly asked for it

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy may be revised from time to time. If we decide to make material changes to our Privacy Policy, we will make reasonable efforts to notify you of the changes by sending a notice to the primary email address provided to us and/or by placing a notice on our Website. 

HOW TO ACCESS AND UPDATE YOUR INFORMATION

You can access and update the information that you have provided to us as follows:

  • If you are an FWM customer, you can access and update certain personal information in connection with your account or application by logging into your account online.
  • You may contact us at it@firstworld.com and request to review, amend or delete certain personal information collected by us.
  • Please note that we may not be able to delete all information we collect through our Website.
  • You may opt-out of receiving marketing emails at any time by following the steps to “unsubscribe” described in the footer of our marketing emails. Your opt-out will become effective in 10 days or less.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions, comments or concerns regarding our Privacy Policy and/or practices, please send an email to: it@firstworld.com.

First World Mortgage
127 Prospect Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06106