Privacy & Security

FACTS WHAT DOES FIRST COMMONS 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 Score

When you 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 First Commons Bank N.A. chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.

Reason we can share your personal information Does First Commons 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 do not share
For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes-information about your creditworthiness NO We do not share
For non-affiliates to market to you NO We do not share
QUESTIONS?

Call 617-243-4400 or go to our contact section on our website at: 

www.firstcommonsbank.com

 
Who we are  
Who is providing this notice First Commons Bank
718 Beacon Street
Newton, MA 02459
What we do  
How does First Commons 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.
How does First Commons Bank collect my personal information?

We collect your personal information, for example, when you

  • Open an account or Deposit Funds
  • Pay your bills or Apply for a Loan
  • Use your credit or debit card

We also collect your personal information from 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.

Definitions  
Affiliates

Companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.

  • First Commons Bank N.A. has no affiliates.
Nonaffiliates

Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.

  • First Commons Bank N.A. 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.

  • First Commons Bank N.A. doesn’t jointly market.