Privacy Policy

Rev. December 2016

FACTS WHAT DOES STANFORD FCU 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
  • Account balances
  • Payment history
  • Transaction history
  • Credit history
  • Employment information

When you are no longer a member, we continue to share your information as described in this notice.

How? All financial companies need to share members’ personal information to run their everyday business. In the section below, we list the reasons financial companies can share their members’ personal information; the reasons SFCU chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.
Reasons we can share
your personal information
Does Stanford
FCU 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 No We don’t share
For joint marketing with other financial companies Yes No
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 nonaffiliates to market to you No We don’t share
Questions? Call 650.723.2509 or go to www.sfcu.org
Who We Are
Who is providing this notice? SFCU means Stanford Federal Credit Union.
What We Do
How does Stanford FCU 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. Although our Web site is encrypted to protect your electronic relationship with us, our site contains links to other Web sites, and we are not responsible for their privacy policies.
How does Stanford FCU collect my personal information? We collect your personal information, for example, when you

  • Open an account
  • Apply for financing
  • Give us your contact information
  • Make a wire transfer
  • 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. 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.

  • SFCU has no affiliates.
Nonaffiliates Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and non-financial companies.

  • SFCU does not share with nonaffiliates so they can market to you.
Joint Marketing A formal agreement between nonaffiliated financial companies that together market financial products or services to you.

  • Our joint marketing partners include Insurance companies
Other Important Information
For Alaska, Illinois, Maryland and North Dakota Members. We will not share personal information with nonaffiliates either for them to market to you or for joint marketing – without your authorization.
For California Members. We will not share personal information with nonaffiliates either for them to market to you or for joint marketing – without your authorization. We will also limit our sharing of personal information about you with our affiliates to comply with all California privacy laws that apply to us.
For Massachusetts, Mississippi and New Jersey Members. We will not share personal information from deposit or share relationships with nonaffiliates either for them to market to you or for joint marketing – without your authorization.
For Vermont Members. We will not share personal information with nonaffiliates either for them to market to you or for joint marketing – without your authorization, and we will not share personal information with affiliates about your creditworthiness without your authorization.
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