rev. July 2011

FACTS What does South Side Trust & Savings Bank 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:
  • Social Security number and income
  • Account balances and payment history
  • Credit history and credit scores
When you are no longer our customer, we continue to share your information as described in this notice.
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 South Side Trust & Savings Bank chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.
Reasons we can share your personal information Does South Side Trust & Savings 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 No We don't share
For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes
information about your transactions and experiences
No We don't share
For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes
information about your creditworthiness
No We don't share
For non-affiliates to market to you No We don't share
Questions? Call 309-676-0521 or go to www.southsidebank.com
What we do
How does South Side Trust & Savings 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 South Side Trust & Savings Bank collect my personal information? We collect your personal information, for example, when you
  • open an account or deposit money
  • pay your bills or apply for a loan
  • use your credit or debit card
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 non-affiliates to market to you
State laws and individual companies may give you additional rights to limit sharing. See below for more on your rights under state law.
Definitions
Affiliates Companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and non-financial companies.
  • South Side Trust & Savings Bank does not share with our affiliates
Non-affiliates Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and non-financial companies.
  • South Side Trust & Savings Bank does not share with non-affiliates so they can market to you
Joint Marketing A formal agreement between non-affiliated financial companies that together market financial products or services to you.
  • South Side Trust & Savings Bank doesn't jointly market
Other important information
Illinois law requires that you opt-in to information sharing. Therefore, before we would share your information with a third party, except where permitted by law, we will obtain your permission.