Privacy policy

Privacy Policy

For the purpose of this Privacy Policy only, Econolease Financial Services Inc., Chef Choice Equipment Rentals Inc., Services Financier Econolease and EFS Merchant Solutions Corp. are collectively referred to as the “Lender”.

Please read the Terms of use and the Lender’s Privacy Policy carefully. By accessing this website, submitting information to the Lender or using the features of this website, you agree to be bound by all of the terms and conditions in the Lender’s Privacy policy. If you do not agree with the Terms of use or the Lender’s Privacy policy, do not complete a paper or electronic credit application, do not provide any personal information or enter into any type of contractual agreement with the Lender. Do not access this Website.

Our goals and commitment to you

Your privacy is important to the Lenders. This privacy policy is our commitment to the protection of your privacy and any personal information you disclose to us.

Econolease Financial Services Inc., Chef Choice Equipment Rentals Inc., Services Financier Econolease and EFS Merchant Solutions Corp. are committed to the protection of your privacy while providing a high standard of customer service.

Collection and use of personal information

We collect personal information such as name, address, contact information, date of birth, social insurance number and financial information. We use social insurance numbers for identification purposes only. We collect these numbers at the option of the customer, they are not required to complete a credit application. We use the information we collect to:

  • confirm identification;
  • assess credit worthiness;
  • provide leasing and/or financing services to you; and
  • promote the services and products of the Lenders and their affiliates.

Disclosure of personal information

We do not sell information about our customers to others. Your personal information is a vital part of our ongoing business relationship with you. We will only disclose personal information:

  • On a confidential basis, to our agents, suppliers, funders and service providers, to complete the transactions initiated by you;
  • If the personal information forms part of an asset or a business that we sell or assign;
  • To protect and enforce the rights and property of Lenders;
  • For fraud prevention or the reduction of the risk of fraud;
  • To our affiliates for the purpose of providing you with information relating to products and services that may assist you in achieving your financial goals;
  • If the disclosure is required or permitted by law; or
  • If you request or consent to the disclosure.

From time to time, we may outsource information processing or other services to businesses in other countries, only for the purposes for which the personal information is collected. As a result, your personal information may be available to the United States government or its agencies under a lawful order.

Cookies and IP addresses

Our website collects Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for the purposes of system administration, to gather broad demographic information and to audit the use of our website. We do not ordinarily link a user's IP address to personally identifiable information of that user, which means that each user's session will be logged but remain anonymous to us. However, we can and will use IP addresses to identify users of our website when we feel it is necessary to enforce compliance with the Terms of use and Disclaimer, when we reasonably believe it is required by law or to protect our service, our website or other users on our website.

We use cookies to help provide customized services and to allow you to register on our website. You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the setting of your browser. If you choose not to accept cookies, your experience on this website may be diminished and some features will not work as intended.

Safeguards and security

The Lender also provides appropriate physical, technological and organizational measures to safeguard personal information and to protect it from unauthorized access, deletion or alteration. This includes limiting employee access of personal information to those employees who have a business reason to know this personal information.

Privacy policy changes

The Lender often reviews its policies and procedures and may make changes to this policy from time to time. This is the most current version of this policy. Prior versions are available by contacting the Lender.

Questions and concerns

The Lender is committed to continuous improvement and values your input. We welcome your comments and suggestions on improving our privacy policy. We strive to ensure that the information collected, used and disclosed is accurate and up to date. If you would like to review your own personal information, correct or revise existing information, or if you have any questions, concerns or comments regarding this privacy policy or its application, please contact us:

by email at: info@econolease.com
by fax at: +1 (888) 287-8799
or by mail at:
Econolease Financial Services Inc.
90C Centurian Drive, Suite 213
Markham, Ontario
L3R 8C5

We will promptly respond to your inquiry.