AgFirst Farm Credit Bank Internet Privacy and Information Policy

At AgFirst, we recognize your expectation of privacy and confidentiality of personal financial information when seeking the assistance of outside professionals to obtain credit. We have taken great care in establishing and implementing policies and procedures and have committed to an ongoing review of those policies and procedures to protect your personal and financial information.

Your privacy is a top priority in all aspects of our business. Our employees are informed of their responsibility to protect your confidential information and are governed by strict standards of conduct, which prohibit unauthorized use of your information. Security procedures and internal controls are also in place to protect your privacy.

On this site, we collect personally identifiable information (such as name, address, and email) only if specifically and knowingly provided by you. Such information provided by you may be shared with our Farm Credit affiliates and may be used for promotional and/or marketing purposes. We will delete any information received from persons under the age of 13 in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.

Information Collected and Stored Automatically

On our website, we collect and store information about your visit for security reasons, as well as for site research and enhancement. We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits. Through the use of Cookies (a file placed on your hard drive by a website that allows it to monitor your use of the site), we automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:

  • Your Internet domain (for example, "xcompany.com") if you use a private Internet access account and IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the web) from which you access our site;
  • The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
  • The date and time you access our site;
  • The pages you visit; and,
  • If you linked to our site from another website, the address of that website.

Information Collected from E-mails and Webforms

We will not obtain personally-identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us. If you complete one of our interactive forms or submit an e-mail through our website, your information will be used as described at the point of collection. Such information provided by you may be seen and used by employees of AgFirst Farm Credit Bank and/or be shared with our Farm Credit affiliates for promotional and/or marketing purposes. We will delete any information received from persons under the age of 13 in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.

If, for any reason, you would like to be removed from our distribution list, please contact us at AgFirst Farm Credit Bank, P.O. Box 1499, Columbia, SC, 29202, 803-799-5000, ext. 251, or by sending e-mail to dcamacho@agfirst.com.

We may use third party suppliers and/or service providers to facilitate our services. For example, we may outsource one or more aspects of our site to a supplier or service provider who performs services according to our requirements. In all cases, we restrict how these suppliers or service providers may access, use or disclose your information. In general, we do not permit these suppliers or service providers to retain, disclose or sell your information to third parties.

Security, Intrusion, and Detection

For website security purposes and to ensure that this site remains available to all users, traffic on the site is monitored to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or cause damage. Unauthorized attempts to upload or change information on to this website are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the law.


Weblinking & Children’s Online Privacy Protection

Our privacy policy only addresses our activities from our website. This website is not directed at children nor do we collect any personally identifiable information from children. We will delete any information received from persons under the age of 13 in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. We may provide links to independent websites maintained by various federal agencies or other organizations, solely as a benefit to our customers. These other sites may have their own policies, which we do not control, and thus are not addressed by our policy. We do not endorse, approve or guarantee information, products, services, or recommendations provided at any of the sites to which we have provided links.

We are not responsible for the content or accuracy of any of these links sites nor are we responsible for any loss or damage of any sort resulting from the use of a link on any linked websites. We are not liable for any failure of products or services advertised or provided on these linked sites. We offer these links on an "as is" basis.

When you visit a linked website by using the link on our site, you will no longer be protected by our privacy policy or security practices. You should always familiarize yourself with the privacy policy and security practices of any website you visit.

If you have any concerns or complaints regarding the links provided on our website, please call 803-799-5000, ext. 251, or send an email to dcamacho@agfirst.com.



 

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