Privacy Policy

WHAT DOES BANK OF WALTERBORO 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

Account balances

Payment history

Transaction history

Credit history

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

Reasons we can share your personal information Does Bank of Walterboro 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

 

How does Bank of Walterboro 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 Bank of Walterboro collect my personal information?

We collect your personal information, for example, when you

Open an account

Deposit money

Apply for a loan

Make a wire transfer

Show your driver's license

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 right to limit sharing.

 

Definitions

Affiliates: Companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and non-financial companies. Bank of Walterboro has no affiliates.

Nonaffiliates: Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and non-financial companies. Bank of Walterboro 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 Walterboro doesn’t jointly market.