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Notice of your financial Privacy Rights

We value your privacy—and take steps to protect it. All information received from customers is held in the strictest confidence. Employees are educated on the importance of maintaining the confidentiality of customer information. Access to personally identifiable information is limited to employees with a business need to know such information.

It is our practice to safeguard your non-public personal information according to established security standards and procedures. The following information outlines our privacy policy, the types of information we collect that personally identify you, how we maintain that information, and how it may be shared with others. This includes information you provide us on applications and other forms; information derived from processing your transactions with us and others; and information from customer reporting agencies.

We may share the personal information of present or former customers with affiliated and non-affiliated third parties in the following situations, which are permitted by law and not subject to opt-out requirements:

  • To help us administer your account or process a transaction you have initiated
  • To cooperate with regulators and law enforcement authorities, or to provide information to a reputable credit reporting agency
  • At your request/authorization.

When required, we may enter into contractual agreements with non-affiliated third parties. These agreements ensure that information we share with them is used only for the purpose for which it was intended and in accordance with the law.

It is important that we have your most recent contact information. If you find any inaccuracies in your personal information, please inform a Customer Service Representative at 406-585-3800 or e-mail us via secure messaging.

 


Online Privacy Policy
First Security Bank may use standard techniques to collect non-personally identifying information about online visitors. This information is aggregated to analyze trends and to track users' movements around the website.  Examples of collected information include internet protocol (IP) addresses (A numeric address given to servers connected to the Internet), browser type, internet service provider (ISP) city state and country, referring/exit pages, operating system, and date/time stamp.

Ourbank.com visitors may elect to provide personally-identifying or confidential information via online log-in, application, or registration forms. (For your security, please do NOT send personal information via email). Personally identifying information is defined as that which can be used to trace an individual's identity, such as their name, social security number, biometric records, etc. Confidential information includes account numbers and passwords.  This information is used internally, as appropriate, to handle your request. It is not disseminated or sold to other organizations. Information submitted is handled in accordance with the bank’s overall privacy policy.

The website may use a "cookie" temporarily stored in your computer memory (RAM) to facilitate log-in to certain pages.  This is part of our security protocol/authentication, but it does not contain personally identifying information.  Users can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level. Rejecting cookies may limit your ability to use some features or areas of our site.

Marketing
First Security Bank may use non-personal visitor data to advertise relevant messages on other web sites. Third-party vendors may use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to the First Security Bank website. You can opt-out of remarketing at two common sites by visiting the following links: For Google: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=en. For Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ads/website_custom_audiences/.

Email

Email is not a secure environment. We ask that you do not include your Social Security Number, account numbers, or other sensitive information such as passwords or PIN's in email or email attachments you send us. For your protection, we will not correspond regarding account balances, transaction histories, log-in identification, passwords, or other account information in email or email attachments sent to you.

In Closing
 
This web site is not directed to individuals under the age of eighteen (18), and we request that these individuals do not provide Personal Information through any online forms. We do not knowingly collect information from children under 18 without parental consent. 
 
This Online Privacy Policy is subject to change. Please review it periodically. Use of this site indicates that you accept the Policy.