Privacy Statement

Effective: 09/23/2022

FACTS WHAT DOES WILLIAMSVILLE STATE BANK & TRUST 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:

  • Social Security number and income
  • account balances and payment history
  • credit history and credit scores
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 we choose to share; and whether you can limit this sharing
Reasons we can share your personal information Does Williamsville State Bank & Trust 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 No We Don’t Share
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 affiliates to market to you No We Don’t Share
For non–affiliates to market to you No We Don’t Share
Questions? If you have any questions regarding this notice or the information shared by us, you may reach us in a manner that is convenient to you:

  • Phone – (217)698-9728
  • Fax –(217)787-5150
  • Email – bank@wsbt.net
Who we are
Who is providing this notice? Williamsville State Bank & Trust
What we do
How does Williamsville State Bank & Trustprotect my personal information? To protect information 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. FIB restricts access of personally identifiable financial information to those employees with a specific business reason for utilizing this data.
How does Williamsville State Bank & Trust collect my personal information? We collect your personal information, for example, when you

  • open an account or deposit money
  • apply for a loan or pay your bills
  • use your debit card

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 non-affiliates to market to you

State laws and individual companies may give you additional rights to limit sharing.

Definitions
Affiliates Companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and non-financial companies.

  • Williamsville State Bank & Trust

    does not share information with affiliates

Nonaffiliates Companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.

  • Williamsville State Bank & Trust

    does not share information with non-affiliates

Joint marketing A formal agreement between nonaffiliated financial companies that together market financial products or services to you.

  • Williamsville State Bank & Trust

    does not have any joint marketing agreements with non-affiliated companies

Other Important Information
You can help protect your privacy by using caution when disclosing your account numbers, social security numbers, etc. to other persons. If someone calls you, explains the call is on behalf of the bank and asks for your account number or any other identifying or account-related information, you should beware.

Williamsville State Bank & Trust does not ask bank customers for personal information via email or phone. Anyone who receives an email or phone call that claims to be from Williamsville State Bank & Trust and asks for account information should consider it to be a fraudulent attempt to obtain their personal account data and should not follow the instructions in the email or over the phone.