Settlement Facility Privacy Policy


The privacy of our claimants’ records has always been of utmost importance to the Settlement Facility. In fact, the Dow Corning Plan of Reorganization (the Plan) was written to ensure your privacy. The privacy policy described below applies to the data about you and your claim we have on file.

This is our notice to you about why we collect your personal information, how we use it, and who we share it with; what your choices are for how we use your information; how to get access to your information; and how we protect the information we collect and maintain.

Why We Collect Your Personal Information
  • We collect personal data in order to process your claim. We do not use the information for any other purpose.
  • You don’t have to give us personal information to visit our website.
  • If you do give us your personal information, we use it only to confirm your identity.
  • We collect personal information about you (e.g., name, email address, Social Security number or other unique identifier) only if you knowingly give it to us.
Who We Will Share Your Personal Information With
  • We may disclose information you give us if ordered by a court or otherwise required by law.
Your Choice about Who We Share Your Personal Information With
  • We must receive your written authorization before we can discuss your information with a relative, friend or representative.
How We Protect the Security of your Information
  • We are required to protect the information we maintain about you and we will not use the Internet to do business with you unless we can do so in a secure manner. We will take reasonable precautions to maintain the security, confidentiality and integrity of your information.
  • Electronic mail is not secure. Therefore, we suggest that you don’t send personal information to us via email. We will only send you general information via email.
  • The Settlement Facility sometimes uses contractors to perform various website, database and audit functions. When we do, we make sure that the agreement language with the contractor ensures the security; confidentiality and integrity of any personal information the contractor may have access to in the course of contract performance.

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