At CollegeData, a service provided by 1st Financial Bank USA, your privacy is important to us. We have established standards that govern our collection, use, retention, and protection of information about you in connection with your use of this Site.
What information do we collect from users and how is it used?
1st Financial Bank USA is the sole owner of the information collected on this Site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others or use it in ways different from what is disclosed in this policy.
1st Financial Bank USA collects information from our users at several different points on our Site.
When you sign up for CollegeData, we ask that you provide to us certain personally identifiable information. We request this information in order to verify compliance with the CollegeData Site User Agreement and applicable federal, state and local law and for identification and security purposes. We may also ask that you provide to us certain other information, such as how you heard about CollegeData and what college planning resources you are using or have used.
When you use certain tools on this Site and when you save items to your Data Locker, such information will be retained in a file specific to you.
Collection of Personal Information from Children Under Thirteen
1st Financial Bank USA does not knowingly allow children under the age of thirteen (13) to sign up for our services.
Do-Not-Track Signals from Users' Browsers
We do not use technology that responds to Do-Not-Track signals from your web browser.
Collection and Use of Information
Can users access their information to correct or update it?
Users who have signed up for CollegeData can access the information they have previously entered to correct or update it by logging into the Site and going to their Data Locker or other feature in which they initially entered the information.
Information that is captured automatically by our site (such as visit date and time, IP address, device type, and pages visited) is not information that the user enters directly, and they cannot access or change it.
Whom does 1st Financial Bank USA disclose personal information to?
With affiliated third parties. We may reveal information about you to third parties affiliated with 1st Financial Bank USA to assist us with important risk management, legal, Internet, securitization, account-acquisition and marketing services.
What are the policies of 1st Financial Bank USA regarding promotional emails it may send?
A user has the right to opt out of promotional e-mails sent by us or one of our agents by clicking the unsubscribe link included in the e-mail to indicate that the user wants to opt out of receiving future promotional e-mails. We may send you e-mails about transactions with us or about your account even though you may have opted out of receiving promotional e-mails.
What are the policies of linked sites and other third parties?
What security measures does the Site employ?
We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that are designed to guard your personally identifiable information, including the information we collect on this Site. Our security procedures are aimed at preventing unauthorized access to such information and are reviewed and audited periodically for compliance with federal standards. To help protect the privacy of data you transmit through use of this Site, all communication of personally identifiable information is transmitted over HTTPS using Transport Layer Security (TLS). Your registration and log in information are always transmitted using TLS, as is information submitted on an Admissions Profile or when using the EFC Calculator. We also recommend users access the Site with a browser that supports 128-bit encryption.
We require registering users to select a password to protect access to their information. Please do not share this information with others; any interaction with the Site using your e-mail address and password will be considered authorized by you.
How to Contact Us
1st Financial Bank USA
North Sioux City, SD 57049