NOTICE OF YOUR FINANCIAL PRIVACY RIGHTS
We, our and us, when used in this notice mean Farmers and Merchants Bank.
This is our privacy notice for our customers. When we use the words “you” and “your” we mean the following types of customers:
- All of our consumer customers who have a continuing relationship with us, such as:
- Deposit account
- Loan Account
- Safe Deposit Box
- All IRAs for which we act as custodian
- All former customers
We will tell you the sources for nonpublic personal information we collect on our customers. We will tell you what measures we take to secure that information.
We first define some terms.
Nonpublic personal informationmeans 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.
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 company that is not an affiliate of ours.
THE INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT
We may collect "nonpublic personal information" about you from
the following sources:
- Information we
receive from you on applications or other loan and account forms;
- Information about
your transactions with us;
- Information about your transactions with nonaffiliated third parties;
- Information from a consumer reporting agency.
INFORMATION WE DISCLOSE ABOUT YOU
We do NOT disclose any nonpublic personal information about you to anyone, except as permitted by Law.
THE CONFIDENTIALITY, SECURITY AND INTEGRITY OF YOUR NONPUBLIC PERSONAL INFORMATION
We restrict access to nonpublic personal 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 that comply with federal standards to guard your nonpublic personal information.
NONPUBLIC PERSONAL INFORMATION AND FORMER CUSTOMERS
If you decide to close your account(s) or become an inactive customer, we will follow the privacy policies and practices as described in this notice.