Privacy Policy




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.


The types of personal information we collect and share depend on the product or service you have with us.  This information can include

  • Social Security number and income
  • Account balances and payment history
  • credit history, assets, and bank account information


All financial companies need to share customers’ personal information to run their everyday business. In the section below, we list the reasons financial companies can share their customers’ personal information; the reasons SHORT TERM LOANS chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.


Reasons we can share your personal information Does STL share? Can you limit this sharing?
For our 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
Yes No
For our marketing purposes –to offer our products
and services to you
Yes No
For joint marketing with other financial companies No No
For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes
–information about your transactions and experiences
Yes No
For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes
–information about your creditworthiness
Yes Yes
For our affiliates to market to you Yes Yes
For nonaffiliates to market to you Yes Yes


To limit our sharing

  • Call 888-556-2722 — follow menu prompt for customer service; or
  • Write Short Term Loans, L.L.C. — 2140 S. Wolf Road, Ste. B, Des Plaines, IL  60618

Please note:

If you are a new customer, we can begin sharing your information 30 days from the date we sent this notice. When you are no longer our customer, we continue to share your information as described in this notice.

However, you can contact us at any time to limit our sharing.


Call 888-556-2722


Who are we

Who is providing this notice?

Payday lenders, creditors, and financial service providers.

What do we do

How does SHORT TERM LOANS protect my personal information?

To protect your personal information from unauthorized access and use, we use security measures that comply with federal law.  These

measures include computer safeguards and secured files and buildings.

How does SHORT TERM LOANS collect my personal information?

We collect your personal information, for example, when you

  • apply for a loan or give us your income information
  • open an account, provide account information, employment   information, or contact information
  • show us your government-issued ID

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

Why can’t I limit all sharing?

Federal law gives you the right to limit only

  • sharing for affiliates’ everyday business purposes – information about your creditworthiness
  • affiliates from using your information to market you
  • sharing for nonaffiliates to market you

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

What happens when I limit sharing for an account I hold jointly with someone else?

Your choices will apply to everyone on your account.



Companies related by common ownership or control.  They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.

  • Our affiliates include: West Suburban Currency Exchanges, Inc.


Companies not related by common ownership or control.  They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.

  • Nonaffiliates we share with can include other lenders; marketing companies; lead generators; database providers; banks; collection agencies; check-cashers; tax preparers; insurance agencies; money transmitters; retailers; and prepaid card providers.

Joint Marketing

A formal agreement between nonaffiliated financial companies that together market financial products or services to you.

  • We do not engage in joint marketing.