When you visit the Bank’s website, the Bank does not capture your e-mail address or other information about you unless you decide to transmit it to the Bank in connection with e-mail correspondence or a transaction. The Bank does, however, collect and store data such as:
The data collected from your website visit will not be attributed to you as an individual. Rather, it will be aggregated with like data collected from other website guests. We will use the aggregated data in order to understand website usage and to identify upgrades that may make the website more useful to you.
Some bank website pages, like many other commercial web sites, use a technology called “cookies” to provide you with tailored information from our web site. A cookie is an element of data that a website can send to your browser. Your browser may then store this data on your personal computer (“PC”). Cookies help a website to “remember” you as a previous visitor and can enhance your use of the website by saving your preferences while you are at the site. Our cookies do not retrieve any data from your PC hard drive, carry any computer viruses, or capture your e-mail address. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the opportunity to accept or reject it.
The Bank’s website pages will often provide links to third party web sites or services, such as those of its business partners. You should review their privacy policies in order to determine what personally identifiable information they will collect, why the information will be collected, and how they will use the information.
The Bank strictly adheres to the following principles in handling the personally identifiable information you provide in connection with e-mail correspondence or a transaction: