Float Financial Solutions Privacy Policy

Last Updated: July 2021

Float Financial Solutions Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Float") has prepared this privacy policy to explain the manner in which we collect, use and disclose personal information, including personal information that we collect through our Website located at floatcard.com and information we processes on behalf of our customers.

Collection and use of personal information

Information we collect and use on behalf of our customers

Float provides an online spend management platform through which our customers can load funds onto pre-paid credit cards, set rules and budgets for expenditures made using those cards, and track spending by individual employees manage and track business spending. In the course of providing these services, we receive and process personal information on behalf of our customers as described below.

  • Information required to provide the Platform:  In order to provide the platform to our customers, we collect, use, and disclose personal information of individuals, including employees to whom our customers have issued credit cards. The personal information we collect, use, and disclose includes business contact information such as name, job title, and company email address, as well as spend information (such as the type, dollar amount, and frequency of transactions). We use this information to provide spend management services on behalf of our customers, including to process and approve transactions and derive insights for our customers on employee spending patterns. We do not use this information for any other purpose except as set out in this privacy policy or as required or permitted by applicable laws.

  • Support Services:   We may collect certain information (such as name, email address and nature of the inquiry) when we provide user support services by phone, email or within the platform.

  • Use of the Platform:   Use of the Platform: We may monitor use of the platform by our customers’ employees or other authorized users in order to detect, investigate or prevent any actual or potential violation of our terms and conditions. We may also generate aggregated, non-identifiable data and use such information to monitor the performance, use and stability of the platform and to improve our services.

Information we collect and use through our website and other interactions

  • Account Information:   We collect and use customer information in order to create an account that can be used to access and use the platform. This information includes customer name, billing address and other business contact information (email addresses, phone numbers), payment card information, as well as a username and password that you create. We use this information to create and administer user accounts, authenticate users, process payments, and manage access and control rights. We strongly recommend that you do not disclose your password to anyone. We will never ask you for your password in any unsolicited communication (such as letters, phone calls or email messages). If you become aware of any unauthorized access to or use of your account, you are required to notify us immediately.

  • Booking a Demo:   If you request a free consultation or demo, we may collect your name, job title, and business contact information (including company email and phone number), and certain information about your company. We use this information to contact you and otherwise facilitate or provide you with your consultation or demo.

  • Marketing communications:  We may send you communications (including by mail and email) regarding our platform and other products and services that we believe are of interest to you. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link included at the bottom of each email or by contacting us at the contact information provided in the “Contact Us” section below. Please note that you may continue to receive transactional or account-related communications from us after you unsubscribe.

  • Employment:   If you apply for a job with us, we may collect certain personal information about you (such as information that would be contained in a resume, cover letter, or other employment-related materials). We use this information for the purpose of processing, evaluating and responding to your application.

  • Surveys:   From time to time, we may offer our customers the opportunity to participate in one of our surveys. The information obtained through our surveys is used in an aggregated, de-identified form. We use this information to help us understand our users and to enhance our Website.

  • Contact Us:   When you contact us with a comment, question or complaint through email, telephone, or the Website, you may be asked for information that identifies you, such as your name, email address, and a telephone number, along with additional information we need to help us promptly answer your question or respond to your comment. We may retain this information to assist you in the future and to improve our customer service and service offerings.

Sharing of personal information

We do not sell or disclose personal information to third parties without your consent, except as set forth below or as required or permitted by law.

  • Service Providers:   Personal information will be transferred (or otherwise made available) to certain third parties that provide services on our behalf. We use service providers to provide services such as hosting the Website and our platforms, and providing payment processing, authenticating users, advertising, and marketing services. Personal information that we process on behalf of customers in the course of providing the platform services will be transferred (or otherwise made available) to third parties that provide services on our behalf. We use service providers to provide services such as issuing credit cards, loading funds and processing payments, integrating with and withdrawing funds from company bank accounts, scanning and managing receipts, hosting the Website, authenticating users, and providing advertising and marketing services. Our service providers are only provided with the information they need to perform their designated functions and are not authorized to use or disclose personal information for their own marketing or other purposes. Our service providers may be located in the U.S., Canada or other foreign jurisdictions.

  • Third-Party Applications:  Customers may choose to export their transaction data or other personal information to third-party applications with whom the customer has a relationship, including tax management and filing services. Float will share personal information with such third parties as instructed by the customer.

  • Legal and Compliance:   We and our Canadian, US and other foreign service providers may provide personal information in response to a search warrant to other legally valid inquiry or order, or to another organization for the purposes of investigating a breach of an agreement or contravention of law or detecting, suppressing or preventing fraud, or as otherwise may be required or permitted by applicable Canadian, U.S. or other law or legal process, which may include lawful access by US or foreign courts, law enforcement or other government authorities. Your personal information may also be disclosed where necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims and to investigate or prevent actual or suspected loss or harm to persons or property.

  • Sale of Business:   We may transfer any information we have about you as an asset in connection with a proposed or completed merger, acquisition or sale (including transfers made as part of insolvency or bankruptcy proceedings) involving all or part of Float Financial Solutions Inc. or as part of a corporate reorganization or other change in corporate control.

Information about our website

  • Visiting our Website:   In general, you can visit our Website without telling us who you are or submitting any personal information. However, we collect the IP (Internet protocol) addresses of all visitors to our Website and other related information such as page requests, browser type, operating system and average time spent on our Website. We use this information to help us understand our Website activity and to monitor and improve our Website.

  • Cookies:   Our Website uses a technology called "cookies." A cookie is a tiny element of data that our Website sends to a user’s browser, which may then be stored on the user’s hard drive so that we can recognize the user’s computer or device when they return. You may set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie or to not accept certain cookies. However, if you decide not to accept cookies from our Website, you may not be able to take advantage of all of the Website features.

  • Analytics:   We may also use a third party such as Google Analytics to help us gather and analyze information about the areas visited on the Website (such as the pages most read, time spent, search terms and other engagement data) in order to evaluate and improve the user experience and the Website. For more information or to opt-out using the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, see “How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps” and “Google Analytics and Privacy.”

  • Third Party Links:   Our Website may contain links to other websites that Float does not own or operate. We provide links to third party websites as a convenience to the user. These links are not intended as an endorsement of or referral to the linked websites. The linked websites have separate and independent privacy policies, notices and terms of use. We do not have any control over such websites, and therefore we have no responsibility or liability for the manner in which the organizations that operate such linked websites may collect, use or disclose, secure and otherwise treat personal information. We encourage you to read the privacy policy of every website you visit.

Safeguards and retention

We have implemented reasonable administrative, technical and physical measures in an effort to safeguard the personal information in our custody and control against theft, loss and unauthorized access, use, modification and disclosure. We restrict access to personal information on a need-to-know basis to employees and authorized service providers who require access to fulfill their job requirements.

We have record retention processes designed to retain personal information for no longer than necessary for the purposes set out herein or as otherwise required to meet legal or business requirements.

Access to information

If we receive a request from an individual to access or update personal information we maintain on behalf of a customer, we will direct that individual to the relevant customer. We will assist our customers wherever possible in responding to individual access requests. Subject to applicable law, you may have the right to access, update and correct inaccuracies in your personal information in our custody or control. You may request access, updating and corrections of inaccuracies in your personal information in our custody or control by emailing or writing to us at the contact information set out below. We may request certain personal information for the purpose of verifying the identity of the individual seeking access to his or her personal information records.

Updates to this privacy policy

We may update this privacy policy periodically to reflect changes to our privacy practices. We encourage you to periodically review this page to ensure you are familiar with those changes. We will indicate at the top of this privacy policy when it was most recently updated.

Contact us

If you have any questions or comments about this privacy policy or the manner in which we or our service providers treat your personal information, or to request access to our collection of your personal information, please contact us at:

Ruslan Nikolaev
+1 (833) 944-3175

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