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A Matter of Trust

rev. April 2016

An introduction to this privacy policy
Facts What does Bank of Salem do with your 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 Overdraft History
  • Credit History and Risk Tolerance
  • Credit Scores and Checking Account Information.

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 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 Bank of Salem chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.

Reasons why we share certain data, what data we share, and if you can limit our sharing
Reasons we can share your personal information Does Bank of Salem 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
No We don't share
For joint marketing with other financial companies No We don't share
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
What to do if you have questions
Questions? Call 573-729-3137 or go to www.thebankofsalem.bank.
What we do with your personal information, how we collect it, and why you can’t limit all sharing
What we do
How does Bank of Salem 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 Bank of Salem collect my personal information?

We collect your personal information, for example, when you:

  • Open an account or Provide your mortgage information
  • Give us contact information or Make a wire transfer
  • Pay us by check

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 of terms in this privacy policy
Definitions
Affiliates

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

Bank of Salem does not share with our affiliates.

Nonaffiliates

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

Bank of Salem 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.

Bank of Salem does not jointly market.

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