Privacy Policy

FACTS: WHAT DOES ALLIED FIRST BANK 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

Payment history

Account transactions Mortgage rates and payments

Checking account information

Wire transfer instructions

 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 Allied First Bank chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.


Reasons we can share your personal information Does Allied First Bank share? Can you limit this sharing?

For our everyday business purposes -
such as to process your transactions, maintain your account(s), respond to court orders and legal investigations, or 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 toll-free 800-272-3286 or go to www.alliedfirst.com  


What We Do  

How does Allied First Bank 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.
Allied First Bank is committed to providing quality products and services with a high level of integrity regarding personal privacy.

How does Allied First Bank collect my personal information? We collect your personal information, for example, when you

Open an account

Make deposits or withdrawals from your account

Give us your contact information

Give us your wage statements

Make a wire transfer

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.
See below for more on your rights under state law.  


Definitions  

Affiliates Companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and non-financial companies.

Allied First Bank does not share with our affiliates.

Nonaffiliates Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and non-financial companies.

Allied First Bank does not share with nonaffiliates so they can market to you.

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

Our joint marketing partners include insurance companies.


Other Important Information

For Alaska, Illinois, Maryland and North Dakota Customers. We will not share personal information with nonaffiliates either for them to market to you or for joint marketing - without your authorization.
For California Customers. We will not share personal information with nonaffiliates either for them to market to you or for joint marketing - without your authorization. We will also limit our sharing of personal information about you with our affiliates to comply with all California privacy laws that apply to us.
For Massachusetts, Mississippi and New Jersey Customers. We will not share personal information from deposit or share relationships with nonaffiliates either for them to market to you or for joint marketing - without your authorization.
For Vermont Customers. We will not share personal information with nonaffiliates either for them to market to you or for joint marketing - without your authorization, and we will not share personal information with affiliates about your creditworthiness without your authorization.  



Internet Home Banking Security

Allied First Bank uses the latest technology to protect your account information from exposure to unauthorized individuals. Some of the components of the security system include:

A valid required account number and password for account access 128-bit encryption, which scrambles transmissions when crossing the Internet Members are responsible for protecting the secrecy of their password. We recommend that members do not store secured pages in their cache or leave their computer unattended while logged into the Web Personal Branch.

Encryption is a security measure which takes meaningful text and numbers and scrambles them into numerical nonsense prior to their transmittal across the Internet. Account information becomes completely scrambled with encryption in place. As an example, a transaction order such as "pay $40 from checking to loan #1" may be represented by an unassociated sequence of numbers such as "7523214483628174312." The encryption process occurs for information going in both directions; from your computer to the institution and vice versa. Encryption uses complex algorithmic formulas to create a key that is used to translate the numerical sequence into useful text. There are billions of potential keys, and a different key is used for each Web Personal Branch session. With member security in mind, our Web Access supports an advanced 128-bit encryption process, which is exponentially more difficult to break than a basic 40-bit or international level.

In order to better serve our members and protect their account information, our website uses "cookies," which are packets of data stored on your hard drive as a file. We use cookies to verify member authorization while using Internet banking. "Cookies" make it easier, quicker, and more secure for members to log into and perform transactions using the website. "Cookies" do not compromise privacy. Their data is typically stored on the computer's hard drive as a file or folder and can be deleted at any time. A new file will be created when logging onto the website, and these "cookies" will become invalid shortly after the user session.


Allied First Bank  NMLS# 203463
3201 Orchard Rd.  Oswego, IL  60543

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