Privacy Policy

Notice of Your Financial Privacy Rights

"We", "our", and "us", when used in this notice, mean First Community Bank.

This is our privacy notice for our customers. Our customers and their rights to privacy are very important to us. We strive to make certain that your information is handled in the way that you would expect your financial institution to handle it.

When we use the words "you" and "your" we mean the following types of customers:

Our consumer customers who have a continuing relationship by purchasing or holding financial products or services such as a(n):

  • Deposit account
  • Loan account
  • Credit card account
  • Safe deposit box
  • Mortgage brokerage services

We first define some terms.

Nonpublic personal information means information about you that we collect in connection with providing a financial product or service to you. Nonpublic personal information does not include information that is available from public sources, such as telephone directories or government records. Hereafter, we will use the term "information" to mean nonpublic personal information as defined in this section.

An affiliate is a company we own or control, a company that owns or controls us, or a company that is owned or controlled by the same company that owns or controls us. Ownership does not mean complete ownership, but means owning enough to have control.

A nonaffiliated third party is a person we do not employ or a company that is not an affiliate of ours. This is also known as nonaffiliated third party, or simply, an "other party."

THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We collect information about you from the following sources:

  • Information you give us on applications or other forms
  • Information about your transactions with us
  • Information about your transactions with our affiliates
  • Information about your transactions with other parties
  • Information from a consumer reporting agency

THE CONFIDENTIALITY, SECURITY, AND INTEGRITY OF YOUR INFORMATION

We restrict access to information about you to those employees who need to know that information to provide products or services to you. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect this information.

YOUR INFORMATION AND OTHER PARTIES

We will not disclose information about you to anyone except as disclosed in this policy or as permitted by law.

INFORMATION ABOUT FORMER CUSTOMERS

We do not disclose information about former customers, except as permitted by law.

AUTHORIZED SHARING - JOINT MARKETING

We may disclose the following information to other financial institutions with whom we have joint marketing agreements:

  • Information you give us on an application or other forms, such as name or address; or
  • Information about your transactions with us, such as type of accounts.

We disclose the information listed above with other financial institutions with whom we have joint marketing agreements. You do not have a right to opt out of the disclosure of this information.

Types of Businesses

We may disclose information pursuant to joint marketing agreements to the following types of businesses:

  • Financial service providers, such as insurance agents

Reasons For Disclosing

We may disclose information about you to other financial institutions with whom we have joint marketing agreements to provide you with information about additional products and services.

YOUR INFORMATION AND AFFILIATES - FUTURE CHANGES

In the future, we may disclose information about you to affiliates, even though we are not doing so now. Here are the kinds of information we may disclose to our affiliates:

  • Transaction and experience information from our account records:
  • Information about your transactions with us, such as:

Name

Address

Account balances

Account activity

Types of accounts

Payment history

Parties to the transaction

Deposit history

Credit card usage

Federal law allows us to disclose the information listed above with our affiliates. You do not have a right to opt out of the disclosure of this information.

Types of Affiliates

We may disclose information about you in the future to the following types of affiliates:

Financial service providers, such as:

  • Mortgage bankers
  • Securities broker-dealers
  • Insurance agents
  • Mortgage companies

Reasons For Disclosure

We may disclose information about you to our affiliates in the future to provide you with information about additional products and services.