Communications and Privacy Statement

Communications & Privacy Policy Terms of Use


By signing up to receive text messages (including SMS messages) from the bank, when applicable, you expressly agree to receive recurring automated messages at the phone number provided.  Your cellular or mobile telephone provider may charge you according to the type of plan you carry. Your consent will be effective regardless of any registration with any state or federal Do Not Call list or other comparable list or registry. Your consent shall remain in effect until you revoke it.

Privacy Policy

Your use of and access to the bank’s website is subject to our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated in a separate document located on the bank’s website. However, we have outlined some important details regarding the policy below. Our Privacy Policy contains additional terms relating to our potential collection, use and disclosure of your personal information.

Gramm Leach Bliley Act

Subtitle A of Title V of the Gramm Leach Bliley Act established specific guidelines regarding to disclose nonpublic personal information about a consumer to nonaffiliated third parties and requires a financial institution to disclose to all of its customers the institution’s privacy policies and practices relating to information sharing with both affiliates and nonaffiliated third parties. Additionally, the Act requires that customers be provided an opportunity to opt-out of sharing his or her nonpublic personal information to nonaffiliated third parties subject to certain exceptions. Great Plains National Bank will not share any non-public personal information with nonaffiliated third parties other than as permitted by the exceptions delineated in the privacy rule.

Right to Financial Privacy Act

The Right to Financial Privacy Act established guidelines and procedures regarding how agencies of the federal government may obtain the financial records of certain customers. The Right to Financial Privacy Act covers requests for financial information regarding individuals and partnerships with five or fewer people. It does not govern record requests for corporations or partnerships with more than five people. The Right to Financial Privacy Act only covers requests from a federal government authority. It does not apply to requests from the Internal Revenue Service or from state, local, or other non-federal agencies.

Great Plains National Bank will not honor any request for information that does not comply with the requirements of the Right to Financial Privacy Act. Strict precautions will be taken to prevent the release of inappropriate information as allowed by the Right to Financial Privacy Act.

Privacy Statement

Customer service is very important to us. As we continue to improve and expand our services, we recognize our customers needs and desires to preserve their privacy and confidentiality. Safeguarding our customers privacy is also very important to us. We have adopted standards that help maintain and preserve the confidentiality of customers’ nonpublic personal information. The follow statement affirms our continued efforts to safeguard customer information.

Information We Collect

We gather nonpublic personal information about our customers as may be necessary to conduct business with our customers. We collect nonpublic personal information about you from the following sources:

  • Information we receive from you on applications or other forms, over the telephone or in face-to-face meetings, and via the Internet. Examples of information we receive from you include your name, address, telephone number, social security number, credit history and other financial information.
  • Information about your transactions with us or others. Examples of information relating to your transactions include payment histories, account balances and account activity.
  • Information we receive from a consumer reporting agency. Examples of information from consumer reporting agencies include your credit score, credit reports and other information relating to your creditworthiness.
  • From employers and others to verify information you have given to us. Examples of information provided by employers and others include verifications of employment, income or deposits.

Information Disclosed

Your personal information will only be retained for the purpose of providing you with our response to your query and will not be made available to any third party except as necessary to be disclosed to any related entity for the purpose intended or as required to be disclosed under law.

By submitting data on our website, the visitor is providing explicit consent to transmission of data collected on the website.

We treat data as confidential within our firm and require a strict adherence of all our employees to data protection and our confidentiality policies.

All visitors, however, should be aware that our website may contain links to other sites that are not governed by this or any other privacy statement.

Changes to this Online Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to amend (that is, add to, delete or change) the terms of this Privacy Statement from time to time. When we do, we will let you know by appropriate means such as by posting the revised policy on this page. Any changes to this Online Privacy Policy will become effective when posted unless indicated otherwise.