Last Updated On May 31st 2023
Citadel Mortgages Privacy & Security Statement
Citadel Mortgages recognizes the importance of safeguarding your privacy and the information collected from our clients. This privacy statement covers the scope of usage of this website and also details about the information collected from you. This policy states how the information gathered is used and how you can manage it.
To process your requests and transactions, we gather specific personal details from you when you register or signup for any service. This information may be used to contact you directly when required. However, in most cases, it will be reserved for administrative purposes so that we can review these details in order to provide you with more efficient services.
We respect the privacy of all our clients and assure that all the personal information collected is kept completely secure. We do not sell, trade, rent, transfer, or exchange your information with any third party vendor or affiliate. The information gathered will be released only if it is deemed necessary by law. We may, in order to provide a more secure service, exchange your personal information with individual trusted companies and organizations for fraud protection and for ensuring a safer transaction gateway.
If you do not wish to keep a log of your information, you can configure your browser to reject all cookies or to notify you whether to accept a cookie or not. Disabling the cookies may reduce the functionality of certain aspects of our website. To find out more about enabling and disabling cookies, please check the Help section of your browser.
Our servers keep a log of your IP address to monitor user movement and determine site traffic statistics. This helps us analyze our main clientele and configure our website in order to serve you better. IP addresses are in no way linked to your personal information and will be kept strictly confidential at all times.
Our website may contain links to external sites. We are not responsible for the privacy and security practices of such sites. We advise you to exercise your discretion when dealing with such third party vendors.
Our site has various subscription services for which you can register in order to receive periodic emails to the account you specified. If at any time you wish to unsubscribe from a particular service, please send us an email at our support address or click on the Unsubscribe link provided at the end of each mail.
If we decide to use your personal information in any other manner than specified in this policy, you will be notified via email. You will have the option of opting out of such use of your personal information.
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out severe penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to:
• Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
• Process orders and to send information and updates pertaining to orders.
• We may also send you additional information related to your product and/or service.
• Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients after the original transaction has occurred.
To be in accordance with CAN-SPAM, we agree to the following:
• NOT use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
• Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
• Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
• Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance if one is used.
• Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
• Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at
• Follow the instructions at the bottom of each email.
And we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.
Anytime one of our mortgage agents call you or you call into our company, the call may be recorded for support and training purposes.
As permitted or required by law
Citadel Mortgages may disclose information when compelled in response to a law, regulation, court order, subpoena, valid demand, search warrant, government investigation or other legally valid request or inquiry. We may also disclose information to our accountants, auditors, agents and lawyers in connection with the enforcement or protection of our legal rights. We also reserve the right to report to law enforcement agencies any activities that we, in good faith, believe to be unlawful or to law enforcement and emergency services providers, in an emergency or where required or permitted by law. We may release certain personal information when we have reasonable grounds to believe that such release is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property and safety of others and ourselves, in accordance with or as authorized by law.
We may disclose personal information to a third party in connection with a sale or transfer of business or assets, an amalgamation, re-organization or financing of parts of our business. However, in the event the transaction is completed, your personal information will remain protected by applicable privacy laws. In the event the transaction is not completed, we will require the other party not to use or disclose your personal information in any manner whatsoever and to completely delete such information.
Other types of sharing
We may share aggregated customers and/or website users’ information with our partners or entities within the Citadel Mortgages group. This information does not allow identifying individual customers nor users, and is only used to provide our partners a better understanding of the general profile of customers of our products and/or services and users of our website, trends in the industry, or similar type of information. We do not link aggregate user data with personal information.
We use Google Analytics which allows us to see information on user website activities including, but not limited to, page views, source and time spent on our website.This information is depersonalized and is displayed as numbers, meaning that it cannot be tracked back to individuals. You may opt-out of our use of Google Analytics by visiting the Google Analytics opt-out page.
We use Google AdWords Remarketing to advertise Citadel Mortgages across the Internet and to advertise on third party websites (including Google) to previous visitors to our websites. AdWords remarketing will display ads to you based on what parts of the website you have viewed by placing a cookie on your web browser. It could mean that we advertise to previous visitors who haven’t completed a task on our site or this could be in the form of an advertisement on the Google search results page, or a site in the Google Display Network. This cookie does not in any way identify you or give access to your computer or mobile device. The cookie is only used to indicate to other websites that you have visited a particular page on our website, so that they may show you ads relating to that page. If you do not wish to participate in our Google AdWords Remarketing, you can opt out by visiting Google’s Ads Preferences Manager.
Third Party Advertising
We may use third-party advertising companies to collect data and/or serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information about your visits to our website and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you, at all times, in compliance with applicable privacy laws. These companies may also use other types of technologies to recognize your computer or device and/or to collect and record information about your web surfing activity including your activities on or off this website. Please keep in mind that your web browser may not permit you to block the use of these non-cookie technologies, and those browser settings that block cookies may have no effect on such techniques. You can also generally opt-out of receiving personalized ads from third party advertisers and ad networks who are members of the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada. Please visit the DAAC opt-out page for more information, including if you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies at : http://youradchoices.ca/.
Privacy Policies of Third Parties
Mobile App Data Collection
In the event that you download and/or use any of our applications, we may require and collect, directly from you, information necessary to authenticate you. We may also record your IP geolocation, allowing us to block the access when the user is outside of Canada. When you register on certain apps, you may be required to agree that we may send you notifications regarding your property evaluation, credit score, or general information by electronic messaging on a periodic basis. If you no longer want to receive any notifications, you can unsubscribe at any time.
Quality and Access Rights
Personal Information Outside of Canada
In some cases, personal information that we manage may be transferred, processed and stored outside Canada, and therefore may be available to government authorities under lawful orders and laws applicable there.
Last updated: May 31st 2023
We are Citadel Mortgages incorporated in Toronto Ontario Canada.
Head Office – 150 King Street West 2nd Floor Suite 335, Toronto, ON M5H 1J9
Alberta Office – 421 7th Avenue S.W., 30th Floor, Calgary, Alberta, T2P 4K9
Nova Scotia Office - 1701 HOLLIS STREET, SUITE 800 HALIFAX, NS B3J3M8
Saskatchewan Office – 2010 – 11th Avenue 7th Floor Regina Saskatchewan S4P0J3
Newfoundland Office – 1 Church Hill – Suite 201-522 St. John’s Newfoundland A1C 3Z7
New Brunswick Office – 500 St George Street, Moncton NB, E1C 1Y3
British Columbia Office – 4170 Still Creek Drive Suite 200, Burnaby BC, V5C 6C6
Montreal Office – 1155 Rue Metcalfe #1500, Montreal, QC, H3B 2V6
Citadel Mortgages is Licensed in the following: – Ontario – FSRA 12993 -, Saskatchewan -FCAA 509446, Nova Scotia – 2021-3000010, Alberta, PEI, Nunavut, Newfoundland – 21-07-CI083-1 – New Brunswick – 210031130 – BCFSA – X301267, Quebec AMF – 3003071684
We may, at any time and without notice, terminate your access to or use of this website. If we do so, you do not have the right to bring any claim or claims against us.
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Unless we expressly state otherwise, the copyright and any other intellectual property rights, including but not limited to design rights, trade marks and patents appearing anywhere on this website remain our property, whether owned by or licensed to us.
You may not use any of the material on this website without our prior written permission for your own commercial purposes, whether by reproducing, copying, downloading, printing, linking to, editing, broadcasting, distributing or otherwise. You may use it for your own personal non-commercial use.
Accessing or using this website or its content in any way is done entirely at your own risk. You will be responsible for any loss or damage to any computer, device, software, systems or data resulting directly or indirectly from the use or inability to use this website or its content.
We are under no obligation to provide uninterrupted access to this website. We reserve the right to restrict your access to this website at any time and for any reason.
We do not guarantee that the contents of this website will be free of errors, bugs, worms, trojans or viruses or otherwise make any representations as to the quality or accuracy or completeness of the content available on the website including, but not limited to any price quotes, stock availability data or non-fraudulent representations. You are responsible for maintaining appropriate software on your computer or device to protect you from any such errors, bugs, worms, trojans or viruses.
Citadel Mortgages Social Awareness Program Disclaimer.
Citadel Mortgages believes in supporting our communities and offers the Citadel Mortgages Social Awareness Program. This program allows Citadel Mortgages to provide our clients with the opportunity to:
- Plant a tree in any name given
- Citadel Mortgages can offer a donation to a charity listed on the form within the closing documents for your mortgage.
There is no cost to the client or obligation client does not have to take part in this offer. Citadel Mortgages offers a list of charities they support and have gone through a vetting process. Although there is a section to recommend a charity of choice for our clients, Citadel Mortgages is under no obligation to support any charity named by any clients. If Citadel Mortgages onboard a new charity, a proper vetting process has to be used for all recommendations. Additionally, it is no set time frame or obligation to support or donate to any charity of recommendation. Citadel Mortgages has the final decision on all charities provided on the list or recommendations.
Citadel Mortgages does not and cannot guarantee that funds will be used in a manner consistent with any such preference. Citadel Mortgages is not responsible for or will be held liable for the ultimate handling of such preferences. Any client who participates in this program hereby acknowledges that taking part in the Citadel Mortgages Social Awareness Program of a Donation’s use is merely an expression of preference and does not give rise to any contractual obligations. Citadel Mortgages reserves the right in its sole discretion to make the final decision for any charity it donates to regardless of the client’s recommendation.
- Links to third party websites
This website may provide links out to websites or other online resources under the control of third parties. Any such links are provided solely for your convenience. We have no control over the contents of these third-party resources. We are not responsible for the contents of any linked websites and do not endorse them in any way.
- Links from third party websites
You can only link to our website with prior written permission from us. We reserve the right to withdraw any such permission at any time.
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Important Notice Regarding Mortgage Quotes and Financing Commitments
Please be advised that any rate provided by our mortgage agents, brokers, associates, sub-mortgage brokers, or mortgage associate brokers at any stage of the mortgage process is solely a quote and does not represent a commitment of financing. It is important to understand that a deal is considered live and binding only when our clients receive a broker complete notification from their respective mortgage agent, broker, associate, sub-mortgage broker, or mortgage associate broker.
Therefore, Citadel Mortgages, along with our team of mortgage professionals, cannot be held responsible or liable for any financing or rates provided under these terms. It is crucial to acknowledge and understand this distinction.
Please be aware that all terms and conditions are subject to change at any time. We recommend reviewing the most up-to-date terms and conditions relevant to your mortgage agreement.
By reading this statement or receiving this statement, you indicate your consent and agreement to the above terms and conditions.
Should you have any further questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are here to assist you throughout your mortgage journey.
Please note all terms and conditions can change at anytime.
You agree to these terms and conditions.
Mortgage Fraud Policy
At Citadel Mortgages, we are committed to maintaining the highest ethical standards and providing honest and reliable services to our clients. We strictly prohibit any involvement in mortgage fraud and ensure that none of our agents engage in such activities. This policy outlines our stance against mortgage fraud and provides a mechanism for reporting any suspicious activities.
Mortgage Fraud Prevention
1. Agent Training: We provide comprehensive training to our agents on the importance of maintaining integrity, ethical conduct, and compliance with all relevant laws and regulations. Our agents are educated about the risks and consequences of mortgage fraud and are strictly instructed not to participate in any fraudulent activities.
2. Due Diligence: We conduct thorough background checks on all our employees and agents before hiring them to ensure their integrity and trustworthiness. We also implement internal controls and audits to detect and prevent fraudulent activities.
3. Compliance with Laws: We strictly adhere to all applicable laws and regulations related to mortgage lending and fraud prevention. Our policies and procedures are designed to ensure compliance and protect our clients’ interests.
Reporting Mortgage Fraud
If at any time you, as our valued client, are approached or asked by one of our agents to participate in any fraudulent activities related to mortgages, we strongly encourage you to report it immediately. We take all reports of potential mortgage fraud seriously and will thoroughly investigate each case.
To report mortgage fraud, please follow these steps:
1. Gather Evidence: Collect any evidence or documentation related to the suspicious activity. This may include emails, text messages, documents, or any other relevant information.
2. Contact Support: Please go to our contact us page and fill out the form with a detailed description of the incident and attach any evidence you have gathered. Please include the date, time, and names of individuals involved, if known. Your report will be treated with the utmost confidentiality.
3. Investigation and Action: Upon receiving your report, we will initiate a thorough investigation into the matter. Our dedicated team will review the evidence and take appropriate action based on the findings. If necessary, we will involve law enforcement authorities and cooperate fully in their investigation.
We have a strict non-retaliation policy to protect clients who report potential mortgage fraud. We will not tolerate any form of retaliation against individuals who make good faith reports. If you believe you have experienced any form of retaliation as a result of reporting mortgage fraud, please inform us immediately so that appropriate action can be taken.
At Citadel Mortgages, we are committed to maintaining the highest standards of professionalism and integrity. We have implemented robust policies and procedures to prevent mortgage fraud and ensure a secure and trustworthy lending environment for our clients. Your trust and confidence in our services are of utmost importance to us, and we encourage you to report any suspicious activities promptly. Together, we can work towards a mortgage industry free from fraud and deception.
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