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Privacy Notice

FACTS: WHAT DOES AMERICAN BANK 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:

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 American Bank chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.

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Reasons we can share your personal information Does American Bank 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 to 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

Yes No

For our affiliates' everyday business purposes - 
information about your creditworthiness

No We don't share
For our affiliates to market to you No We don't share

For nonaffiliates to market to you

No We don't share
Questions? Call 610.366.1800 or toll-free 1.888.366.6622
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Who We Are
Who is providing this notice? American Bank
What We Do
How does American Bank 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 American Bank collect my personal information? We collect your personal information, for example, when you:
  • Open an account
  • Apply for a loan
  • Use your credit or debit card
  • Make deposits or withdrawals from your account
  • Provide account information
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 laws 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 American Settlement and Abstract Company.
Nonaffiliates Companies not related by common ownership or control.  They can be financial and non-financial companies.
  • American Bank 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.
  • Our joint marketing partners include credit card, debit card, ATM card, bill payment and checking printing companies.
Other Important Information
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 Vermont Customers. We will not disclose information about your creditworthiness to our affiliates and will not disclose your personal information, financial information, credit report, or health information to nonaffiliated third parties to market to you, other than as permitted by Vermont law, unless you authorize us to make those disclosures. Additional information concerning our privacy policies can be found at AMBK.com or call 610.366.1800 or toll-free 1.888.366.6622.

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