For Your Protection
What does Ion Bank do with your personal information?
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.
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 payment history
- Credit history and overdraft history
- Account balances and transaction history
When you are no longer our customer, we continue to share your information as described in this notice.
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 Ion Bank chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.
|Reasons we can share your personal information||Does Ion Bank 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||No|
|For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes— information about your transactions and experiences||Yes||No|
|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 nonaffiliates to market to you||No||We don’t share|
To limit our sharing:
Please note: If you are a new customer, we can begin sharing your information 30 days from the date we provided 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.
Who we are
Who is providing this notice?
Ion Bank; Ion Financial, MHC; Nutmeg Financial Holdings, LLC and Ion Bank Mortgage Corp. (“Affiliates”)
What we do
How does Ion Bank 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 Ion Bank collect my personal information?
We collect your personal information, for example, when you:
- Open an account or apply for a loan
- Provide account information or apply for insurance
- Show your government-issued ID
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.
Companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
- Our affiliates may include financial companies such as: Insurance Companies, Brokerage Companies, Other Banks, Mortgage Companies or Financial Service Providers.
Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
- Ion Bank and its affiliates do not share with nonaffiliates so they can market to you.
A formal agreement between nonaffiliated financial companies that together market financial products or services to you.
- Our joint marketing partners include: Insurance Companies, Broker-Dealer and Insurance Agencies. Companies that provide marketing services for us, such as bulk mailing companies, direct marketing companies, market research firms and marketing consultants.