November 26, 2014

Important information about the Home Depot Data Breach

It seems like every time you turn on the news you hear about another company having a data breach. The good news is you can trust that Platte Valley Bank is continually working to protect your account.

Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement

FACTS: WHAT DOES PLATTE VALLEY COMPANIES 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 reason Platte Valley Companies chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.

Reasons we can share your personal information Does Platte Valley Companies 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 No We don't share
For joint marketing with other financial companies No We don't share
For our affiliates' everyday business purposes - information about your transactions and experiences Yes No
For our affiliates' everyday business purposes - information about your creditworthiness Yes Yes
For our affiliates to market to you Yes Yes
For nonaffiliates to market to you No We don't share

To Limit Our Sharing

Call (888)632-7004 or (308)632-7004 in NE, (800)777-8999 or (307)532-2111 in WY and (877)870-6550 in CO.

Please Note:
If you are a new customer, we can begin sharing your information 30 days from the date we sent this notice. When you are no longer our customer, we continue to share your information as described in this notice.

However, you can contact us at any time to limit our sharing.

Questions?

Call (888)632-7004 or (308)632-7004 in NE, (800)777-8999 or (307)532-2111 in WY and (877)870-6550 in CO.

If you have already told us to limit the sharing of your information, you do not need to tell us again.


Who we are
Who is providing this notice? Platte Valley Companies, parent company of Platte Valley Bank - Nebraska; Platte Valley Bank - Wyoming; Platte Valley Investment Center, Inc. - Nebraska; Mountain Valley Bank Colorado


What we do
How does Platte Valley Companies 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 restrict access to this information to those employees who need to know this information about you to provide products and services to you.
How does Platte Valley Companies collect my personal information? We collect your personal information, for example, when you
  • Open an account or deposit money
  • Apply for a loan or apply for financing
  • Use your credit or 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 nonaffiliates to market to you
State laws and individual companies may give you additional rights to limit sharing.
What happens when I limit sharing for an account I hold jointly with someone else? Your choices will apply to everyone on your account.


Definitions
Affiliates Companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
  • Our affiliates include companies with a Platte Valley Companies name; financial companies such as banking institutions, investment centers, finance companies, and insurance centers; please see a complete listing below
Nonaffiliates Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
  • Platte Valley Companies 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.
  • Platte Valley Companies does not jointly market

Affiliates of Platte Valley Companies include the following:
Platte Valley Bank - Scottsbluff, Gering, Morrill, Minatare & Bridgeport, NE; Platte Valley Bank - Torrington, Wheatland, Casper & Cheyenne, WY; Platte Valley Investment Center, Inc. - Scottsbluff, NE; Mountain Valley Bank - Steamboat Springs, Meeker, Walden & Hayden, CO, J.G. Elliott Insurance Center - Scottsbluff, NE; McBrayer Insurance Center - Torrington & Wheatland, WY; C.H. Brown Co. LLC - Wheatland, WY