Greater Alliance Federal Credit Union Privacy Notice
Greater Alliance Federal Credit Union is owned by its members and run by a board of directors you elect. You can be confident that your financial privacy is a top priority to this credit union. We are required by law to give you this privacy notice to explain how we collect, use and safeguard your personal financial information. If you have any questions, please contact a member service representative at your local office.
We are committed to providing you with competitive products and services to meet your financial needs, which necessitates that we share information about you to complete our transactions and to provide you with certain financial opportunities. In order to do so, we have entered into agreements with other companies that provide either services to us or additional financial products for you to consider.
Under these arrangements, we may disclose all of the information we collect, as described below, to companies that perform marketing or other services on our behalf or other financial institutions with whom we have joint marketing agreements. To protect our member’s privacy, we only work with companies that agree to maintain strong confidentiality protections and limit the use of information we provide. We do not permit these companies to sell to other third parties the information we provide to them.
Information We Collect and Disclose About You
We collect nonpublic personal information about you from a variety of sources and may disclose all the information we collect to companies that perform marketing services on our behalf or to other financial institutions with whom we have joint marketing agreements.
From membership and loan applications and other forms, we obtain information such as name, address, social security number and income.
From your transactions with us or other companies that work closely with us to provide you with financial products and services, we obtain information such as your account balances, payment history, parties to transactions, and credit card usage.
From consumer reporting agencies, we obtain information such as your credit worthiness and credit history.
From verification of information you provide on applications and other forms, we obtain information from current and past employers, other financial institutions and other sources listed on the application.
We may also disclose information we collect about you under other circumstances as permitted or required by law. These disclosures typically include information to process transactions on your behalf, conduct the operations of our credit union, follow your instructions as you authorize, or protect the security of our financial records.
If you decide to terminate your membership or become and inactive member, we will adhere to the privacy policies and practices as described in this notice.
How We Protect Your Information
We restrict access to nonpublic personal information about you to those employees who have a specific business purpose in utilizing your data. Our employees are trained in the importance of maintaining confidentiality and member privacy. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations and leading industry practices to safeguard your nonpublic personal information.
Online Privacy Statement
The credit union will not sell any personal information to any third party at any time. Greater Alliance may share information with business partners when deemed appropriate by the Board of Directors or Management staff. Some examples may be to offer group insurance rates to our members, or credit reporting agencies. From time to time we may offer other services through a business partner which requires disclosure of certain information, but only at your request. Signing up for or registering for any of these services may constitute your request.
From time to time the credit union may provide links to other web sites. Greater Alliance Federal Credit Union is not liable for content or availability of linked pages. Greater Alliance Federal Credit Union makes no assertion of privacy for links not under its domain. If you choose to display public information in any forum you should be aware that anyone can record and use that information. We do not control the actions of our users and visitors. We have no control of the privacy policies of business partners or other vendors. If you choose to email the credit union please do not include any information which is not public as email is NOT secure and is susceptible to interception.
Our Mobile App and Your Location Data
Our mobile banking app periodically collects, transmits, and uses geolocation information to support features that prevent fraudulent card use and alerts, but only if you expressly authorize collection of such information. You may choose whether geolocation information can be monitored on a continuous basis in the background, only while the app is being used, or not at all. You can change your location permissions at any time in your device settings.