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Privacy Policy

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.


Internet Privacy

Visitors to the First Security Bank website remain anonymous. We do not collect identifying information about visitors to our site. We may use standard techniques to collect non-identifying information about our visitors, such as:

Date and time our site was accessed, IP address (A numeric address given to servers connected to the Internet), and web browser used city, state, and country.

The bank uses this information to: create summary statistics; determine the level of interest in information available on our site; and advertise products and services.

Visitors may elect to provide us with personal information via online registration forms. (For your security, please do NOT send personal information via email). This information is used internally, as appropriate, to handle the sender's request. It is not disseminated or sold to other organizations.

Some areas of our website may use a "cookie" temporarily stored in the visitor's computer memory (RAM) to allow the web server to log the pages you use within the site and to know if you have visited the site before.


E-Mail Information

E-mail is not a secure environment. We recommend you do not include your Social Security number, account numbers, or other sensitive information such as passwords or PIN's in e-mail or e-mail attachments you send us. For your protection, we will not provide account balances, transaction histories, Log-In I.D.'s, passwords, or other information about your account in e-mail or e-mail attachments sent to you.