Privacy Policy

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What does Simsbury Bank do with your personal information?

Revised 03/2014

FactsWhat does Simsbury 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, transaction history, account balances, credit history, payment history and credit scores. 
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 Simsbury Bank chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.
Reasons we can share your personal informationDoes Simsbury 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 our affiliates to market to you Yes Yes
For nonaffiliates to market to you No We don't share

 

Who we are 
Who is providing this notice? Simsbury Bank means the following institutions: Simsbury Bank, SBT Bancorp Inc., SBT Investment Services, Inc. and Siimsbury Bank Passive Investment Company.
What we do 
How does Simsbury 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 accesss to information to those employees for whom access is appropriate.

How does Simsbury Bank collect my personal information? We collect your personal information, for example, when you open an account, or apply for a loan, pay your bills or make deposits or withdrawals from your account, use your credit or debit card. 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.

What happens when I limit sharing for an account I hold jointly with someone else? Your choices will apply to everyone on your account.
Definitions 
Affiliates Companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies. Our affiliates include companies with a Simsbury Bank or SBT name; financial companies such as SBT Investment Services, Inc., Simsbury Passive Investment Company, and SBT Bancorp, Inc.
Nonaffiliates Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies. Simsbury 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 non-deposit investment 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 for them to market to you without your authorization and we will not share personal information with affiliates or for joint marketing about your creditworthiness without your authorization.

To limit our sharing, please click here to download Simsbury Bank's privacy policy and mail in our privacy form.

Questions? Should you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, please call any of our branches and ask to speak with a personal banking representative.

Revised 03/2014

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