(iii) Personally Identifiable Financial Information means any information a consumer provides to a party in order to obtain a financial product or service, any information a party otherwise obtains about a consumer in connection with providing a financial product or service to that consumer, and any information about a consumer resulting from any transaction involving a financial product or service between a party and a consumer. Personally Identifiable Financial Information may include, without limitation, a consumers first and last name, physical address, zip code, e-mail address, phone number, Social Security number, birth date, account number and any information that identifies, or when tied to the above information may identify, a consumer.
(b) Use of Confidential Information. The parties agree that during the term of this Agreement and thereafter, Confidential Information is to be used solely in connection with satisfying their obligations pursuant to this Agreement, and that a party shall neither disclose Confidential Information to any third party, nor use Confidential Information for its own benefit, except as may be necessary to perform its obligations pursuant to this Agreement or as expressly authorized in writing by the other party, as the case may be.
Neither party shall disclose any Confidential Information to any other persons or entities, except on a need to know basis and then only: (i) to their own employees and Agents (as defined below); (ii) to their own accountants and legal representatives, provided that any such representatives shall be subject to subsection (d) below; (iii) to their own affiliates, provided that such affiliates shall be restricted in use and redisclosure of the Confidential Information to the same extent as the parties hereto. Agents, for purposes of this Section, mean each of the parties advisors, directors, officers, employees, contractors, consultants affiliated entities (i.e., an entity controlling, controlled by, or under common control with a party), or other agents. If and to the extent any Agent of the recipient receive Confidential Information, such recipient party shall be responsible for such Agents full compliance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement and shall be liable for any such Agents non-compliance.
(c) Compelled Disclosure. If a subpoena or other legal process seeking Confidential Information is served upon either party, such party will, to the extent not prohibited by law, rule or order, notify the other immediately and, to the maximum extent practicable prior to disclosure of any Confidential Information, will, at the others request and reasonable expense, cooperate in any lawful effort to contest the legal validity of such subpoena or other legal process. The restrictions set forth herein shall apply during the term and after the termination of this Agreement. All Confidential Information furnished to the Asset Representations Reviewer or Servicer, as the case may be, or to which the Asset Representations Reviewer or Servicer gains access in connection with this Agreement, is the respective exclusive property of the disclosing party.
(d) Use by Agents, Employees, Subcontractors. The parties shall take reasonable measures to prevent its Agents, employees and subcontractors from using or disclosing any Confidential Information, except as may be necessary for each party to perform its obligations pursuant to this Agreement. Such measures shall include, but not be limited to, (i) education of such Agents, employees and subcontractors as to the confidential nature of the Confidential Information; and (ii) securing a written acknowledgment and agreement from such Agents, employees and subcontractors that the Confidential Information shall be handled only in accordance