Privacy Policy

Last modified: May 25, 2023

Ava Finance, Inc. (“Ava Finance” or the “Company”) ("Ava Finance," the “Company,” "we," "us" and/or "our") is dedicated to protecting your personal information and informing you about how we use it. This privacy policy (the "Privacy Policy" or the "Policy") is intended to provide information to our visitors and users ("you" or "your") about how we collect, protect, share and use your information when you use the Ava Finance website,, including any subdomain thereof (the “Website”), the Ava Finance mobile application (the “App”) and/or products and services offered, operated or made available by, or through, the Company (the Website, App and products and services of Ava Finance are collectively referred to as the "Services". Reference to the Services includes any portion of the Services). Any capitalized term that is not defined in this Privacy Policy shall have the meaning given to it in the Terms of Use.

This Privacy Policy outlines how and when Ava Finance collects, protects, shares, and uses information that can identify you individually ("Personal Information"), such as your name, email, or telephone number. Personal Information does not include information that is anonymous, aggregated, or can no longer be used to identify you as an individual. In addition, when you apply for or obtain a financial product or service from Ava, Ava’s Federal Privacy Notices applies to the Personal Information you provide to us related to that financial product or service.

Your use of our Website or App may include, but is not limited to, your requests for financial products or services provided by third parties, such as Evolve Bank & Trust (the “Partner Bank”). Information you provide through the Website or App to Evolve Bank & Trust, or to us when we are acting as a service provider of Evolve Bank & Trust to provide you with a financial product or service that the Partner Bank offers, will be governed by Evolve Bank & Trust’s Financial Privacy Notice.

This Privacy Policy covers the privacy practices of Ava Finance only. This Policy does not apply to the practices of third-party websites, services, or applications, including Evolve Bank & Trust or other third parties with which we contract. These third-party services are governed by each such third party’s privacy policy. Ava Finance is not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of websites other than that of Ava Finance, and Ava Finance is not responsible for the failure of unaffiliated third parties to honor their privacy obligations.

  1. Acceptance of Privacy Policy

By using the Website or App, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use the Website or App. Your continued use of the Website or App following the posting of changes to these terms will mean that you accept those changes.

If you breach or violate the rules, restrictions, limitations, terms, and/or conditions that apply to the Website, the App, or in connection with the Services, or otherwise communicated to you, Ava Finance may terminate, discontinue, suspend, and/or restrict your ability to access, visit, and/or use the Services, with or without notice. Ava Finance may further restrict or refuse to provide you with any future access and/or use of the Services. Finally, Ava Finance reserves the right to take any technical, legal, and/or other actions that it deems necessary and/or appropriate, with or without notice.

  1. Information We Collect About You and How We Use It

We collect certain information from and about visitors and users of our Website, including:

We collect this information:

  1. Information You Provide To Us

The information we collect on or through our Website includes:

  1. Information We Collect From Our Business Partners

The information we collect through our Business Partners may include:

Other Information

  1. Cookies and Do Not Track Signals

This Website uses cookies. Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognize a user’s device. You can find more information about cookies at:

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience.

Please note that we use Google Analytics cookies for data analytics purposes. You can find more information on how Google uses data from these cookies at You may choose to opt-out of Google Analytics by installing their opt-out browser add-on

Additionally, we use Google Optimize and Microsoft Clarity, both of which utilize cookies to provide data analytics.  You may find more information about Google Optimize and their cookie practices at You may find more information about Microsoft Clarity and their cookie practices at

How to Reject Cookies

If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by this Website, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit or which contain comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer, as well as more general information about cookies.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may have an impact on the functionality of this website.

Lastly, we use the following additional technologies:

Our Website currently does not respond to “Do Not Track” (“DNT”) signals and operates as described in this Privacy Policy whether or not a DNT signal is received. If we do so in the future, we will describe how we do so in this Privacy Policy.

  1. How We Use Information

In general, Ava Finance uses information we collect through the Website to:

In addition, the information collected in connection with a financial product or service may be used (as applicable) to:

  1. Information We Share

We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restrictions.

Unless otherwise stated, we may disclose Personal Information that we collect or you provide as described in this Privacy Policy:

We may also disclose Personal Information:

Ava Finance will not sell or rent any of your personal information to third parties and only shares your personal information with third parties as described above.

  1. How We Protect Information

No method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure; however, we

care about the security of your information and take reasonable measures designed to protect your personal information from unauthorized access and use by maintaining physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards in compliance with applicable law. These measures include computer safeguards and secured files and buildings.

You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information, and for controlling access to your email communications from us at all times. However, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or guarantee that information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed. By using our Website and/or Services, you agree to assume all risk in connection with the information sent to us or collected by us when you access, visit, and/or use the Service. This includes, without limitation, any personally identifiable information that you provided to Ava Finance. Ava Finance and the Partner Bank are not responsible for any loss of such information or the consequences thereof.

In the event that any information under our control is compromised as a result of a breach of security, we will take reasonable steps to investigate the situation and where appropriate, notify those individuals whose information may have been compromised and take other steps, in accordance with any applicable laws and regulations.

  1. Third-Party Websites and Our Partners

This policy only applies to our website, apps, or online services.  Our Services may contain links to other websites, apps or online services not operated or controlled by Ava Finance (“Third Party Websites”). The policies and procedures described here do not apply to Third Party Websites. By providing links to Third Party Websites or services we do not imply that we endorse or have reviewed such websites or services. We are not responsible for the content of any external web sites we provide links to or which link to this website, including their use of cookies.  We suggest that you contact those Websites directly for information about their data practices and policies and we encourage you to read their privacy policies before providing any information to them.

Ava has partnered with various organizations whose services contribute to the core functionality of our Services to you. You will not be subject to the terms of these partners unless and until you create an account with us and affirmatively agree to their terms through the course of setting up your account. Here is a non-exhaustive list of the organizations who we have partnered with: 

Electronic Fund Transfers (“EFTs”) and Account Balances. Ava partners with financial services software company Sila Inc. (Sila) and banking services provider Evolve Bank & Trust (Evolve), member FDIC, to offer you electronic fund transfers and provide you with an Account. By registering for our platform, linking your external bank account, and authorizing any electronic payment, you authorize us to share your identity and banking information with Sila and Evolve to support your Account. You also agree to the terms and conditions of Sila’s privacy policy,, and Evolve’s privacy policy, (the “Partner Privacy Terms”). It is your responsibility to ensure the data you provide to us is accurate and complete, which is necessary for our partners to process electronic fund transfers on your behalf and provide you with continued access to the Account. The Partner Privacy Terms may be modified from time to time, and the governing versions are incorporated by reference as part of this Privacy Policy. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO READ AND UNDERSTAND THE PARTNER PRIVACY TERMS BECAUSE THEY CONTAIN TERMS AND CONDITIONS CONCERNING YOUR ACCOUNT WITH US, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION.

California residents also have rights to the Personal Information that Sila collects about them based on the California Consumer Privacy Act and can find additional disclosures about those rights below.

  1. Children’s Privacy

This Website is not intended for children or minors under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personal information from, or market to, children under the age of 18. If we become aware that a child under the age of 18 has provided us with personal information, we will take steps to comply with applicable legal requirements to remove such information.

  1. Changes to this Policy

Ava Finance may revise this Policy from time to time without prior notice to you, and any changes will be effective immediately upon the posting of the revised Privacy Policy on the Website and the App. You should bookmark and periodically review this page to ensure that you are familiar with the most current version of this Policy. You can determine when this Policy was last revised by checking the "Last Updated" legend at the top of the Policy.

  1. Questions about this Policy

If you have any questions or concerns about this Policy, you can contact us: 

By email at:

By physical mail at:

Ava Finance  

30211 Avenida de las Banderas

Suite #220

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

Federal Privacy Notice




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 checking account information

▪  Credit history and transaction or loss history

▪  Account balances and payment history

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


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 Evolve chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.

 Reasons we can share your personal information

Does Ava Finance 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



For our marketing purposes – to offer our products and services to you



For joint marketing with other financial companies



For our affiliates' everyday business purposes – information about your transactions and experiences


We do not share.

For our affiliates to market to you


We do not share.

For nonaffiliates to market to you


We do not share.


Contact us at

 Who we are

Who is providing this notice?

Ava Finance, Inc.

 What we do

How does Ava Finance 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 Ava Finance collect my personal information?

We collect your personal information, for example, when you

  • Open an account
  • Provide account information
  • Pay your bills
  • Apply for a loan

We also collect your personal information from others, such as credit bureaus 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 to you
  • Sharing for nonaffiliates to market to you

State laws and individual companies may give you additional rights to limit sharing. See “Other important information” section below.

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.



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


Joint marketing

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


Other Important Information

You may have other privacy protections under applicable state laws. To the extent these state laws apply, we will comply with them when we share information about you.
For California residents: In accordance with California law, we will not share information we collect about you with companies outside of our corporate family, except as permitted by law, including, for example, with your consent or to service your account. We will limit sharing among our companies to the extent required by California law.
For Vermont residents: In accordance with Vermont law, we will not share information we collect about you with companies outside of our corporate family, except as permitted by law, including, for example with your consent or to service your account. We will not share information about your creditworthiness within our corporate family except with your authorization or consent, but we may share information about our transactions or experiences with you within our corporate family without your consent.