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Our Privacy PolicyWe take protecting your information very seriously.
Facts What does First State Bank of Porter 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 Credit Scores
  • Overdraft History and Account Balances
  • Credit History and Payment 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 First State Bank of Porter chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.
Reasons we can share your personal information Does First State Bank of Porter 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 No
For our affiliates' everyday business purposes -
information about your transactions and experiences
No No
For our affiliates' everyday business purposes -
information about your creditworthiness
No No
For nonaffiliates to market to you No No
Questions? Call 219-926-2136 or go to www.porterstatebank.com
Who we are
Who is providing this notice? First State Bank of Porter
What We Do
How does First State Bank of Porter 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 restrict access to personal information only to those employees who need to know it.

How does First State Bank of Porter collect my personal information?

We collect your personal information, for example, when you

  • Open an Account or Deposit Money
  • Apply for a Loan or Give us your income information
  • Use your Debit Card

We also collect your personal information from others, such as credit bureaus and 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
Affiliates

Companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.

  • First State Bank of Porter has no affiliates.
Nonaffiliates

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

  • First State Bank of Porter does not share your information.
Joint marketing

A formal agreement between nonaffiliated financial companies that together market financial products or services to you.

  • First State Bank of Porter does not joint market.
Other important information

First State Bank of Porter does NOT sell our customers' personal information.