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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 Checking Account Information
  • Account Transactions and Account Balances
  • Income and Wire Transfer Instructions

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 Farmers & Merchants Savings Bank chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.
Reasons we can share your personal information

Does Farmers & Merchants 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



For joint marketing with other financial companies


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 nonaffiliates to market to you


We Don't Share

Questions? Call 319-629-4222 or go to

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Who is Providing this Notice? Farmers & Merchants Savings Bank
What we do  
How does Farmers & Merchants 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.

To view our Privacy Policy visit:

How does Farmers & Merchants Savings Bank collect my personal information? We collect your personal information, for example, when you
  • Open and account or show your government issued ID
  • Apply for a loan or give us your contact information
  • Make deposits or withdrawals from your account.

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.

Affiliates Companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and non financial companies.
  • Country Bancorporation, Crawfordsville, Iowa
    Center Point Bank & Trust, Center Point, Iowa
    The Exchange State Bank, Springville, Iowa
    Farmers & Merchants Savings Bank, Iowa City, Iowa
    Hiawatha Bank & Trust Co., Hiawatha, Iowa
    Peoples Savings Bank, Crawfordsville, Iowa
    Peoples Trust & Savings Bank, Riverside, Iowa
    Walker State Bank, Walker, Iowa
    White State Bank, South English, Iowa
Nonaffiliates Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and non financial companies.
  • Farmers & Merchants Savings Bank does not share with nonaffiliates so that they can market to you.
Joint Marketing A formal agreement between non affiliated financial companies that together market financial products or services to you.
  • Farmers & Merchants Savings Bank does not jointly market.

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