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Privacy is Important

Rev. 08/2010

An introduction to this privacy policy
Facts What does Port Washington State 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 and income
  • Account balances and payment history
  • Credit history and credit scores

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 Port Washington State Bank 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 Port Washington 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
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 Do Not Share
For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes—
information about your creditworthiness
No We Do Not Share
For nonaffiliates to market to you No We Do Not Share
What to do if you have questions
Questions? Call 1-800-550-9435 or go to pwsb.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 Port Washington 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.
How does Port Washington State Bank collect my personal information?

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

  • Open an account or debit money
  • Apply for a loan or use your debit card
  • Make deposits or withdrawals from your account

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.

Port Washington State Bank has no affiliates.

Nonaffiliates

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

Port Washington 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.

Our joint marketing partners include Elan Credit Card Company.

Download a printable version of our privacy policy.

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