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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy discloses the privacy practices for Chico Auto Finance, Inc. This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by Chico Auto Finance.

Why does Chico Auto Finance collect my personal information?

Financial companies choose how they share your personal information. Federal law gives consumers the right to limit some but not all sharing. Federal law also requires us to tell you how we collect, share, and protect your personal information. Please read this notice carefully to understand what we do.

What types of personal information do we collect?

  • Social Security number, employment history
  • Account balances and payment history
  • Your credit report
  • Land lord information, employment information and income

When you are no longer our customer we continue to share your information as described in this notice.

How does Chico Auto Finance collect my personal information?

We collect your personal information, for example, when you:

  • Open an account or pay your bills
  • Apply for financing, or give us your contact information


We also collect your personal information from others, such as credit bureaus, affiliates, or other companies

Reasons we share your personal information

For everyday business purposes such as to process your transactions, maintain your account(s), respond to court orders and legal investigations, or report to credit bureaus. We share with our affiliates, information about your transactions and experiences for everyday business purposes.

Can you limit this sharing? For everyday business purposes, you may not limit this sharing. Only for marketing purposes could you limit us to share information. We do not share any of your information for any marketing purpose. We do not offer any other service to our customers beyond the scope of servicing your auto loan.

How does Chico Auto Finance protect my personal information?

To protect your personal information from unauthorized access and use, we use measures that comply with federal law. These measures include computer safeguards and secured files and buildings.

Why can’t I limit all my sharing?

Federal law gives you the right to limit only:

  • Sharing for affiliates’ everyday business purposes: Information about your credit worthiness
  • Affiliates from using your information, to market to you
  • Sharing for non-affiliates, to market you


State law and individual companies may give you additional rights to limit sharing.

Chico Auto Finance does not share your information for marketing purposes. Nor do we solicit you to sell you any other service that we may provide. Chico Auto Finance would share information in the course of collection of a defaulted contract.

If you have any questions regarding your privacy, or our policies, please call 530-895-8321 Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm.

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