We understand that our customers furnish sensitive information to us in the course of daily business, and we are committed to treating such information responsibly. We will take all the necessary steps to safeguard sensitive information that has been submitted to us by our customers. The following privacy policy and disclosure outlines First State Bank of Bedias' practice regarding personally identifiable financial information for consumers and those consumers who become our customers.

Types of Information the Bank Collects

At First State Bank of Bedias we collect nonpublic, personal information about you from the following sources:

  • your applications or other interactions you have with us in person, by telephone, through the mail or our website;
  • your web browser, when you visit our website and your browser interacts with us;
  • your transactions with us and other parties;
  • consumer-reporting agencies; and
  • our Customer Identification Program

Types of Information the Bank Discloses

First State Bank of Bedias does not disclose any nonpublic personal information about our customers or former customers to anyone, except as permitted by law.

Safeguarding Customer Information

We restrict access to information about you to those employees who need to know that information to provide products or services to you. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect this information.

Internet Privacy

Visitors to First State Bank of Bedias’ website remain anonymous. We do not collect identifying information about visitors to our site. We may use standard software to collect non-identifying information about our visitors such as:

  • Date and time our site was accessed
  • IP address (a numeric address given to servers connected to the Internet)
  • Web browsers used; and
  • Origin of access (city, state, and country)

The Bank uses this information to create summary statistics and to determine the level of interest in our website. The information gathered from these summaries will also be reviewed for security purposes to prevent unauthorized access and fraudulent activity. Visitors may elect to provide us with personal information via E-mail. This information is used internally, as appropriate to handle the sender's request. It is not disseminated or sold to other organizations. Some areas of our website may use a “cookie” temporarily stored on the visitor's computer to allow the web server to log the pages you use within the site and to know if you have visited the site before. Viewers have the option of not allowing “cookies” to be stored on their computer