FDIC
Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Website Privacy Statement

When someone visits The First National Bank of Girard’s website, our goal is to provide the same level of protection for their information.

COLLECTION AND USE OF TECHNICAL INFORMATION ABOUT INTERNET CONNECTIONS

The First National Bank of Girard and its web hosting company acting as The First National Bank of Girard’s agent will collect and store technical information about your visit to our website. We use this information for statistical purposes to make our site more accessible to visitors, and the information we collect is not provided to any other third party. Specifically, we may record:

Some parts of The First National Bank of Girard website may use a “cookie,” which is a file placed on your computer hard drive. It allows The First National Bank of Girard web server to log the pages you use in The First National Bank of Girard site and also to determine if you have visited the site before. The server uses this information to provide certain features during your visit to the website. You can set your browser to warn you when placement of a cookie is requested and to decide whether to accept it. By rejecting a cookie, some of the features available on the site may not function properly.

ACCESS TO YOUR ACCOUNT INFORMATION

Access to your account information using Internet Banking is protected using Customer ID, password, and 128-bit encryption technology. You must apply for this product and become registered with The First National Bank of Girard for authentication purposes. For more information, please call The First National Bank of Girard at (620) 724-6111 between 9:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. and we’ll set up your user ID and password.

LINKS

We will link to other internet sites as a convenience to you, our customer. The First National Bank of Girard will only link to sites that uphold our corporate standards. However, we are not responsible for the content of those sites, nor their policies for the collection of customer information.

WEBSITE SECURITY

The First National Bank of Girard has implemented technology to help ensure that any sensitive personal information you provide us or any account information you receive online is handled in a safe and secure manner. Special secure-connection hardware and software are in place to help ensure the security of online communication of your information.

Additionally, we have implemented procedures to provide assurance that only authorized The First National Bank of Girard employees may view the information you share with us. This is accomplished by limiting access to that information (via access capability and password control) to only those employees having a legitimate business purpose for viewing or responding to your information or inquiries.

The First National Bank of Girard employees are governed by a strict code of conduct, which includes the importance of our customers’ rights and expectations of privacy. Information is shared strictly on a “need to know” basis, and only with those who have a valid right to that information. Our employees are educated as to the importance of this issue, and disciplinary measures are used to enforce it.

WEBSITE PRIVACY

Our website includes sections that are public (not password protected) as well as areas that are password protected (for example, individual customer banking areas or records).

Unlike the personal information that you provide and view with respect to your personal banking relationship, all of the information we may gather in the public areas of our website is technical. We use this information to determine which parts of our website are most popular, how people access our site, how we can improve the content of our web pages, and how we can improve service to our customers.

In addition, included in The First National Bank of Girard website is the capability for you to correspond with us. This correspondence, via e-mail, may be for asking general questions, requesting literature, or responding to bank promotions. These activities may include sharing some personal information about you with The First National Bank of Girard. We collect the e-mail addresses of those who correspond with us via e-mail.

If you have provided personal identifying information via e-mail (such as name and address), the information will only be used to communicate with you to handle your request. It is not sold or transferred to third parties unless required to do so by law. We want to be very clear: we will not obtain personal identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us.

If you send email to us, please remember that email is not secure against interception. If your email contains information that is very sensitive or includes personal information such as account numbers, charge card numbers or Social Security numbers, you may want to send this information via postal mail to:

The First National Bank of Girard
205 S Summit
PO Box 6
Girard, KS 66743

PROTECTING OUR CHILDREN

We recognize that protecting children’s identities and privacy online is important and that the responsibility to do so rests with the online industry and parents.

We will not collect personally identifiable information from your child. We do not intentionally market to or solicit personal information from children under the age of 13. In the event that we receive personal information from a child whom we know to be under the age of 13, we will only use that information to respond directly to the child or to seek parental consent.

MAINTENANCE OF ACCURATE INFORMATION

We have procedures to help ensure that your financial information is accurate and current. Our goal is to respond to your requests to correct inaccurate information in a timely manner.

Whether or not you are a customer of The First National Bank of Girard, we will collect personal information from you if, and only if, you voluntarily provide that information to us. It is our policy that we will not sell or rent customer information to any unaffiliated third party for marketing purposes.

The Bank reserves the right to change this policy at any time. Questions concerning the privacy of your information at The First National Bank of Girard should be directed to:

The First National Bank of Girard
205 S Summit
PO Box 6
Girard, KS 66743
(620) 724-6111