Privacy Policy

Facts: WHAT DOES BEMENT BANCSHARES, INC. 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
  • Credit history
  • Credit scores
  • Overdraft history

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 Bement Bancshares, Inc. chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.


Reasons we can share your personal information

Does Bement Bancshares, Inc. 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 No We don't share
For our affiliates' everyday business purposes - 
information about your transactions and experiences
Yes No
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
Questions? Call 217-678-2311 or go to www.bankbement.com (State Bank of Bement); call 217-763-2741 or go to www.bankcerrogordo.com (State Bank of Cerro Gordo) or call 217-564-2255 or go to www.bankbement.com (State Bank of Bement - Ivesdale)
Who We Are  
Who is providing this notice? Bement Bancshares, Inc. means the following institutions: State Bank of Bement and Ivesdale Branch and State Bank of Cerro Gordo.
What We Do  
How does Bement Bancshares, Inc. 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 Bement Bancshares, Inc. collect my personal information?

We collect your personal information, for example, when you

  • Open an account
  • Apply for a loan
  • Give us your contact information
  • Provide your mortgage information
  • 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 law 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.

  • Our affiliates include:
    • Financial companies such as: State Bank of Bement and Ivesdale Branch and State Bank of Cerro Gordo.
Nonaffiliates

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

  • Bement Bancshares, Inc. 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.

  • Bement Bancshares, Inc. 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 Vermont Customers. We will not share personal information with nonaffiliates either for them to market to you or for joint marketing - without your authorization, and we will not share personal information with affiliates about your creditworthiness without your authorization.

Revised December 2011

 

 
 
     
                      
     
 
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