|FACTS||WHAT DOES INDEPENDENT FINANCIAL 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:
|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 Independent Bank chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.|
|Reasons we can share your personal information||Does Independent Financial 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 non-affiliates to market to you||No||We don't share|
|Questions?||Call toll-free at 1-800-460-6634|
|What We Do|
|How does Independent Financial 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 Independent Financial collect my personal information?||We collect your personal information, for example, when you
|Why can’t I limit all sharing?||Federal law gives you the right to limit only
|Affiliates||Companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
|Nonaffiliates||Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
|Joint marketing||A formal agreement between nonaffiliated financial companies that together market financial products or services to you.
|Other important information|
|For Texas Customers. The Independent Bank is chartered, licensed or registered under the laws of the State of Texas and by state law is subject to regulatory oversight by the Texas Department of Banking. Any consumer wishing to file a complaint against the Independent Bank should contact the Texas Department of Banking through one of the means indicated below:
In-person or by U.S. Mail:
2601 North Lamar Boulevard
Austin, Texas 78705-4294
Telephone Number: (877) 276-5554
Fax Number: (512) 475-1313
E-Mail: [email protected]
Visitors to this Bank's Website remain anonymous. We do not collect identifying information about visitors to our site. We may use standard software to collect non-identifying information about our visitors, such as:
- Date and time our site was accessed
- IP address (A numeric address given to servers connected to the Internet)
- Web browser used
- City, state, and country
The Bank uses this information to create summary statistics and to determine the level of interest in information available on our site. Visitors may elect to provide us with personal information via e-mail, online registration forms, or our guest book. This information is used internally, as appropriate, to handle the sender's request. It is not disseminated or sold to other organizations. Some areas of our website may use a "cookie" temporarily stored in the visitor's computer memory (RAM) to allow the Web server to log the pages you use within the site and to know if you have visited the site before.