Privacy

First Financial Administrators, Inc. and its affiliates ("First Financial") understand that privacy is an important issue for visitors to our website.  We have policies and procedures in place to detail our commitment to site security.

In this Internet Privacy Policy, all references to "we" are meant to include all affiliate companies of First Financial Administrators, Inc. It is the policy of First Financial to protect the nonpublic personal information ("personal information") we receive about you if you become a current or former First Financial customer, or apply for any products or services for personal, family, or household purposes, and to keep this information secure and confidential. The following statement is provided to help our website visitors understand what information is gathered through our site and how that information is handled and used once it is gathered.  This Internet Privacy Policy applies to our publicly available website, www.ffga.com, including any subsites and any password protected sections of those websites.  We respect your privacy and promise to treat your personal information responsibly.  Your privacy is as important to us as it is to you.



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    FAQs

  • What information do we collect?

    We collect and maintain information about you so that we can provide you with the insurance coverage and other products and services that you have requested and to protect, service and administer your records, accounts and funds.  We may also use your information to help design new or improved products and services.  Most importantly, any information that you may agree to provide helps us better understand your financial and insurance needs so we can continue to provide you high quality products and services.

    We require you to share your personal information with us for some of our online activities. These activities include accessing your policies online, applying for products or services and asking us questions.  Personal information is any information that identities you and describes your relationship with First Financial.  Some examples of the personal information that First Financial may collect include information:

    • You give us, such as: name, address, age, marital status, Social Security number, annual income, and other financial information. This includes information supplied on an application or to an insurance agent.
    • About your business with us or others.  This information is about other products or services you own, etc. It is provided in response to a written request.
    • Given by your employer or group plan sponsor for any group product you may have.  It is provided in writing or electronically through a secure process.
    • From consumer reporting agencies, such as: credit relationships and history. It is given upon our written request. It includes information that an agency already has on file.
    • From sources outside First Financial, such as: medical records; motor vehicle reports; etc. It is provided to us upon our written request.  The medical information may be provided by a medical provider you have named, or from the Medical Information Bureau (MIB).
    • From a report prepared by an insurance-support group may be kept by us. It may be disclosed to other persons as permitted by law.

    If you apply for a product or service, we may collect information from your consumer reports, such as your credit report or motor vehicle report.  We may also need to collect your medical information. But we won't use or share your medical information for marketing purposes.

  • How we protect information about you

    We maintain appropriate physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to maintain the confidentiality and security of your personal information.  We restrict access to personal information about you to those employees who have a need to know that information to provide products or services to you.  Physical and electronic files are kept in secure areas.  We educate our employees about the importance of confidentiality and customer privacy.  We also enforce employee privacy responsibilities.  Our handling and protection of your personal information is governed by a range of state and federal laws, rules and regulations.  Information you may consent to provide using the Internet is afforded the same protection as it would be if you provided it in writing, by phone or in conversation with one of our representatives.  We collect, retain and share your personal information only for particular business-related purposes and only as authorized by state and federal law.

    It is our goal to demonstrate First Financial's commitment to your privacy and describe our policy for collecting, safeguarding and administering your personal information.  Here are our some additional answers to some common questions about privacy and security. We hope this information addresses your concerns.  If you have further questions or comments about First Financial's Privacy Policy please contact First Financial's Privacy Officer.

  • What do we track and record?

    You are not required to provide personal information or reveal your identity to browse our public website.

    When visitors access our public pages our web servers log the IP address (the numeric Internet address of a computer). We do not link IP addresses to any personal information. IP address tracking allows us to track a visitor's session but the visitor remains anonymous. This provides information about parts of the site visited and the length of time spent there. We also record the information your browser provides about browser type and version. We use this information to administer our system and improve the information and services offered on our public website.

    Information may also be collected by First Financial when you voluntarily provide it to us. For example, you may want to apply for certain First Financial insurance coverage or simply request additional information concerning one of our products or services. In this case, we collect only the information you voluntarily provide and use it only for the specific purpose it was provided.

  • Do we use cookies? Must you accept them?

    This website may use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

  • What about e-mail addresses?

    We only capture the e-mail address of visitors to our public site who request information, select e-mail as the preferred response, and provide us an e-mail address.  We do not use e-mail addresses provided in this manner for e-mail mass marketing.

    Any information that we gather will be afforded the same protection and treatment that we give other personal information you may provide to us by any means.

    We will not knowingly allow any minor to register for services, attempt to purchase any products, or access any areas which require registration.

  • How can you contact First Financial?

    You can contact us regarding privacy as follows:

    • Questions or comments about First Financial's Privacy Policy:
    • Please contact First Financial's Privacy Officer.
    • To review your information, or to correct or change any information that we have on file, please contact us.

                ○  By phone at 1-800-523-8422   

                ○  By mail at 11811 N. Freeway, Suite 900, Houston, Texas 77060

    Download First Financial's HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices in Adobe PDF format.

  • Who are our affiliates?

    This Internet Privacy Policy is being provided on behalf of the following First Financial Administrators, Inc. affiliates:

     

    American Financial Capital Corporation of New Mexico

    First Financial Benefits, Inc.

    First Financial Capital Corporation, Inc.

    First Financial Capital - LA

    First Financial Securities of America, Inc.

    North American Insurance Agency, Inc.

  • What are you agreeing to?

    Your voluntary use of our website signifies that you consent to our Internet Privacy Policy.  Should you not consent to our policy, you will need to vacate this website immediately.  We reserve all rights to modify our Internet Privacy Policy in the future as we see fit and/or as required by applicable law.  However, prior to implementing any changes, we will make every attempt to provide adequate notice