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WHAT DOES First Bank of Berne DO WITH YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
 

Why?

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.
 

What?

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 income
  • Account Balances and payment history
  • Credit history and credit scores

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

 

How?

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 First Bank of Berne chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.
 
Reasons we can share your personal information Does First Bank of Berne share? Can you limit this sharing?
For our everyday business purposes- such as to process your transactions, maintain your accounts, respond to court orders and legal investigations, and report to credit bureaus Yes No
For our marketing purposes- to offer our products and services to you Yes No
For joint marketing with other financial companies Yes No
For our affiliates' everyday business purposes- information about your transactions and experiences No We don't share
For our affiliates' everyday business purposes- information about your creditworthiness No We don't share
For nonaffiliates to market to you No We don't share

Questions?

Call 800-589-7848 or go to www.firstbankofberne.com

Who we are

Who is providing this notice? FIRST BANK OF BERNE

What we do

How does First Bank of Berne 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 First Bank of Berne collect my personal information?

We collect your personal information, for example, when you

  • Open an account or use your credit or debit card
  • Apply for a loan or show your driver's license
  • make deposits or withdrawals from your account

We also collect your personal information from others, such as credit bureaus, affiliates, 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.

Definitions

Affiliates

Companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.

  • First Bank of Berne has no affiliates
Nonaffiliates

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

  • First Bank of Berne does not share with nonaffiliates so they can market to you
Joint marketing

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

  • Our joint marketing partners include check printers, debit/ATM card providers, and credit card companies.