Security and Privacy Statement
At HomeTown Bank of Alabama we recognize that privacy and security of financial information is a concern to our customers. We have taken care in establishing and implementing policies and procedures to protect this information.
Your privacy is considered in all aspects of our business. Our employees are informed of their responsibility to protect confidential customer information. Appropriate disciplinary policies are in place to help enforce employee privacy responsibilities.
HomeTown Bank of Alabama receives and retains information about its customers through many sources. We limit the use and collection of this information to that which is necessary to maintain and administer financial services, provide excellent service, and offer new products and services that may be of benefit to our customers. The HomeTown Bank of Alabama is committed to fully complying with the laws and regulations, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the Right to Financial Privacy Act that have been established to protect the confidentiality of customer information. If we obtain and use information from a third party such as a consumer report, we will notify you. You are entitled to request credit reporting agencies to remove your name from lists supplied to us.
HomeTown Bank of Alabama does exchange information about our customers to reputable information reporting agencies, in accordance with standard banking industry practice, to maximize the accuracy and security of such information and to verify the existence and condition of customers’ accounts. We do not share specific personal customer information with independent companies for any other purpose without the customer’s consent, except when required by law, regulation, or court order, and to third party litigants when required by lawful judicial process or court order.
The HomeTown Bank of Alabama may collect information volunteered by you during the application and information request process. In an effort to offer you the best and most current banking opportunities, we may contact you with news about products, services, and special promotions.
If, for any reason, you would like to be taken off our e-mail list, please contact us.
HomeTown Bank of Alabama continues to monitor and review the privacy measures that it has in place to protect customer information. These measures are updated as practices change and new technology becomes available.
This website has been established by the Bank for the sole purpose of conveying information about the Bank’s products and services and to allow communication between the Bank and its customers. Information that appears on this website should be considered an advertisement. Nothing contained in any page on this site takes the place of the bank’s agreements and disclosures that govern its products and services. If any information on the site conflicts with that in the bank’s agreements and disclosures, the agreements and disclosures will control.
From time to time the Bank may place links to other websites on this page. The Bank has no control over any other website and is not responsible for the content on any site other than this one. Users assume all responsibility when they go to other sites via the links on this page.
The information and materials contained in this website are owned by the Bank or by others, as applicable. No material may be copied, displayed, transmitted, distributed, framed, sold, stored for use, downloaded, or otherwise reproduced except as permitted by law.
The Bank makes no warranties of any kind regarding the products and services advertised on this site. The Bank will use reasonable efforts to ensure that all information displayed is accurate; however, the Bank expressly disclaims any representation and warranty, express and implied, including, without limitation, warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, suitability, and the ability to use the site without contracting a computer virus. The Bank is not responsible for any loss, damage, expense, or penalty (either in tort, contract, or otherwise), including direct, indirect, consequential and incidental damages, that result from the access of or use of this site. This limitation includes, but is not limited to the omission of information, the failure of equipment, the delay or inability to receive or transmit information, the delay or inability to print information, the transmission of any computer virus, or the transmission of any other malicious or disabling code or procedure. This limitation applies even if the Bank has been informed of the possibility of such loss or damage.
This agreement and the use of this website are governed by the laws of the State of Alabama.
USA Patriot Act
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT PROCEDURES FOR OPENING OR CHANGING AN ACCOUNT WITH HomeTown BANK
Section 326 of the USA PATRIOT ACT requires all financial institutions to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an account or changes an existing account. This federal requirement applies to all new customers and current customers. This information is used to assist the United States government in the fight against the funding of terrorism and money-laundering activities.
What this means to you: when you open an account or change an existing account, we will ask each person for their name, physical address, mailing address, date of birth, and other information that will allow us to identify them. We will ask to see each person’s driver’s license and other identifying documents and copy or record information from each of them.