We Will Protect the Confidentiality of Your Information.
Today, funds and data are transported at speeds through avenues that our founding fathers could never have imagined. But technology, as wonderful as it is, does not lessen our responsibility to our customers. Protecting the confidentiality of your information is one of our primary concerns.
We are committed to the privacy of your customer information and will use strict security standards to safeguard it.
We collect only information necessary to serve you and administer our business.
We limit and control the sharing of your information.
We limit employee access to your information to the extent possible.
We endeavor to maintain the accuracy of your information.
We are committed to customer privacy on our web sites.
We encourage you to partner with us in protecting your information.
Our Commitment to Your Privacy
All bank employees and others hired to work for us are held accountable for adhering to policies and procedures to prevent the misuse of your information. We maintain and grant access to customer information only in accordance with our internal security standards. To the extent possible, we restrict assess to nonpublic personal information about you to those employees who need to know that information to provide products or services to you. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal standards to guard your nonpublic personal information.
Information We Collect About You
In the process of serving you, we collect certain information that is "nonpublic personal information" --information about you that is not available publicly. This information comes to us from a variety of sources including:
Information you provide to us on applications, signature cards, or otherwise (such as social security number, income, and assets).
Information about your transactions with us (such as balances on accounts, your payment history, or overdraft history) or with others.
Information we obtain from third parties (consumer reporting agencies.)
Information obtained at your request (credit information from other creditors in order to provide a service).
We limit the collection of information about you to what is necessary to provide you with superior service and to effectively administer our business.
Information We Share About You
We do not disclose any nonpublic personal information about our customers or former customers to anyone, except as permitted by law.
We Encourage You to Assist Us in Protecting Your Information
What can you do? Before providing information, such as your social security number, checking or savings account number, or credit card numbers to anyone, be confident to whom you are providing this information. Do not provide this information over the telephone unless you telephoned the individual or company requesting a product or service. You can also keep track of your checks and checkbook and log you checks by number so you are aware of what number your next check should be in case your checks are lost or stolen.