Privacy Notice And Online Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

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Online Privacy Policy


About the Policy

This Online Privacy Statement is a supplement to our general privacy policy that we provide to our consumers and customers. This Online Privacy Policy applies specifically to visitors to our website. The Online Policy is provided for your general information. It does not constitute a contract or create legal rights. This policy is subject to change. We therefore suggest that you review this policy periodically.

Collecting And Using Information On Our Website

We recognize and respect your need for privacy and security as you visit our site. When you use our site to view any pages, read product information, or use our on-line calculators and tools, you do so without telling us who you are and without revealing any personal information.

Visitors to the Northwest Community Bank website will remain anonymous. We do not collect personal identifying information about visitors to our site unless you provide that information to us.

While we do not collect identifying information about visitors to our site, we do use standard software to collect information for the strict purpose of tracking activity on our site. Our servers collect standard non-identifying information about visitors to the site, such as date and time visited, IP address, city, state, and country. This information is used to compile standard statistics on site usage.

If you provide us with personal identification (such as name and address) via e-mail or information request forms, the information will only be used to communicate with you to handle your request. It is not sold or transferred to other parties.

Internet Banking

If you are a customer and enroll in our Online Banking Service, we will verify your identity by the use of a Confidential User ID and Password. We will treat any information about your transactions that we receive through your use of our Online Banking Service in accordance with our general Privacy Policy that is provided to all of our customers.

Linking to Another Website

When you use a hyperlink to visit the website of another person or entity, you leave the Bank’s website. The content, accuracy, and opinions expressed and other links provided by these resources are not investigated, verified, monitored or endorsed by the Bank. You may be asked to provide personally identifying information by operators of other websites you visit. These website operators may also collect information through the use of cookies. Information collected by other website operators may be used by them in accordance with the website operator’s policies and procedures. If you have any questions about a website operator’s use of your personal information, you should review that website operator’s privacy policies and/or ask the website operator directly. We are not responsible for a website operator’s use of any information the website operator obtains about you.

Childrens Information

We do not knowingly collect or retain personally identifiable information about children under thirteen years old, and we comply with the provisions of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.

We hope you find our website useful and informative. We are always willing to answer questions and receive suggestions. If you have either, please e-mail us at onlineinfo@nwcommunitybank.com. Please do not send us any sensitive information such as account numbers, your Social Security number, user identification numbers or passwords through general e-mail. Please provide us with this type of information by writing to us at 86 Main St, PO Box 1019, Winsted, CT 06098-8019, or calling us at 860-379-7561. Note: This email address is for customer inquiries only; any emails containing attachments may be deleted at the discretion of the financial institution.

Connecticut Privacy Protection Policy

In the normal course of our business, we may request or receive social security numbers from customers, employees, job applicants and others. At Northwest Community Bank, we are concerned about privacy and appreciate the fact that social security numbers deserve special protections. As a result, we have implemented policies and procedures which are designed to: (1) protect the confidentiality of social security numbers, (2) prohibit unlawful disclosure of social security numbers, and (3) limit access to social security numbers.