What does Sterling Bank & Trust, FSB
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:
|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 Sterling Bank & Trust chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.|
|Reasons we can share your personal information||Does Sterling 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||Yes||Yes*|
|For our affiliates' everyday business purposes—Information about your transactions and experiences||Yes||Yes*|
|For our affiliates' everyday business purposes—
Information about your creditworthiness
|No||We don't share|
|For our affiliates to market to you||Yes||Yes*|
|For non-affiliates to market to you||No||We don't share|
|To limit our sharing||
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 sharing.
|Who we are|
|Who is providing this notice?||Sterling Bank & Trust, FSB, its division SBT Advantage Bank, and its affiliates. Our affiliates include:
|What we do|
|How does Sterling Bank & Trust 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.
|How does Sterling Bank & Trust collect my personal information?||
We collect your personal information, for example, when you:
|Why can't I limit all sharing?||
Federal law gives you the right to limit only:
|What happens when I limit sharing for an account I hold jointly with someone else?||
Your choices will apply to everyone on your account unless you tell us otherwise.
Companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
A formal agreement between nonaffiliated financial companies that together market financial products or services to you.
|Other Important Information|
Important Information for California Customers:
* If you are a California resident, please see the attached "Important Privacy Choices for Consumers" for details on how you can limit our information sharing under California law.