Compliance / Privacy
Couch, Conville & Blitt understands the importance of privacy to our clients and consumers. For many years, our policy has been to treat what we learn about our clients and consumers as confidential.
We adhere first and foremost to the privacy policies and procedures set out in applicable law.
Some of the information collected by our office is data, which relates to an identifiable person. We never sell information to third parties that could be used to specifically identify an individual customer or group of customers. Finally, we do provide personal information to City Courts and Judicial District Courts of Louisiana, Circuit Courts and County Courts of Mississippi, and Circuit Courts, District Courts, Small Claim Courts of Alabama as required by law or regulation.
The Security and Integrity of Client and Consumer Information is vital to our representation of our Clients, especially our Financial Services Clients.
We treat our data as assets that must be protected against loss and unauthorized access. We employ information security techniques to appropriately protect confidential information from unauthorized access by users inside and outside the company.
Personal Information belonging to clients and/or consumers is collected during the course of our legal collection efforts such as, but not limited to: that provided by clients, that provided by consumers, that provided in authorized skip tracing reports, and that provided by authorized third parties.
Our office employs generally accepted information security techniques, such as firewalls, access control procedures, and closed circuit TV systems, strategically placed to appropriately protect confidential information from unauthorized access. This is not an exclusive listing.
Couch, Conville & Blitt’s Firm Purpose is to “Achieve Ethical Results”. In order to live our Purpose, we must take compliance seriously.
Compliance with Federal and State laws, governmental regulations, professional standards, and client guidelines is both a business necessity and a reflection of firm excellence. Couch, Conville & Blitt approaches compliance as an opportunity, rather than a burden. By exceeding professional standards, the Firm provides clients with the highest degree of service possible, while providing the Firm's employees an environment which encourages and rewards excellence. By exceeding governmental regulations, the Firm protects itself and its clients from litigation and assures a safe and nurturing environment for its staff. Such approach fosters confidence in its clients and encourages a standard of excellence for its employees. To meet these compliance goals, the Firm continually monitors regulatory changes, regularly reviews its compliance goals, and commits itself to utilizing the Firm's resources to achieving ethical results.
CCB adheres to all Federal and State regulations concerning the collection of debts, and all other regulations and rules related to the Firm's practice of law. CCB maintains the highest standards of ethics and professionalism. CCB is audited on a routine basis by many of its clients. Such audits are welcomed by the Firm, since it provides an opportunity to demonstrate its commitment to compliance.