SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE: ATM's at the Athens Tyler Street, Downtown Athens & Corsicana branches will be offline from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Thur. April 15th. Phone systems will also be unavailable at this time.

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Privacy Notice

WHAT DOES FIRST STATE BANK DO WITH YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?

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.

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
  • Account balances
  • Credit history
  • Insurance claim history
  • Checking account information
  • Wire transfer instructions

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

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

Reasons we can share your personal information Does First State 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

YesNo
For our marketing purposes - to offer our products and services to youNoWe don't share
For joint marketing with other financial companiesNoWe don't share
For our affiliates' everyday business purposes - information about your transactions and experiencesNoWe don't share
For our affiliates' everyday business purposes - information about your creditworthinessNoWe don't share
For nonaffiliates to market to youNoWe don't share

 

How does First State 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. We also maintain other physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect this information and we limit access to information to those employees for whom access is appropriate.

How does First State Bank collect my personal information?

We collect your personal information, for example, when you

  • Open an account
  • Apply for a loan
  • Make deposits or withdrawals from your account
  • Give us your contact information
  • Show your driver's license

We also collect your personal information from others, such as credit bureaus, affiliates, or other companies. We may collect information regarding your mobile device such as device settings, unique device identifiers, information about your location, and analytical information that may assist with diagnostics and performance. For your convenience, you may be asked to grant permission for access to your mobile device's geolocation data. This information may be collected when you use certain services that are dependent on your mobile device's location (such as the location of an ATM or in store transactions).

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. First State Bank does not share with our affiliates.

Nonaffiliates - Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and non-financial companies. First State Bank 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. First State Bank doesn't jointly market.

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 Texas Customers. The First State Bank is chartered, licensed or registered under the laws of the State of Texas and by state law is subject to regulatory oversight by the Texas Department of Banking. Any consumer wishing to file a complaint against the First State Bank should contact the Texas Department of Banking through one of the means indicated below: In person, or by U.S. Mail: 2601 North Lamar Boulevard, Suite 300, Austin, Texas 78705-4294; Telephone No. (877) 276-5554; Fax No. (512) 475-1313; E-mail: consumer.complaints@dob.texas.gov, Website: www.dob.texas.gov.

You may download a pdf version of our privacy policy by clicking on the following link

Questions?

Please visit our Contact Us page for a list of methods to reach a customer service representative.

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