Online Privacy Statement
Amalgamated Bank (the “Bank”, “we”, “our”, or “us”) understands the importance of privacy, and we respect and take responsibility for protecting personal and financial information. This Online Privacy Statement (“Statement”) describes the type of information we collect from visitors to our online banking and mobile websites and mobile applications (collectively, referred to as the “Site”).
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Please note that we do not control third-party websites where our ads may be placed, and those third parties are not subject to our privacy notices. You should review such third-party websites for information on their privacy practices.
We do not respond to “do not track” signals transmitted by web browsers or similar mechanisms. However, you may opt out of receiving online behavioral ads by clicking on the Advertising Options Icon associated with the ad and follow the instructions, or visit Aboutads. The Advertising Options Icon is a part of the cross-industry Self-Regulatory Program for Online Behavioral Advertising, which is managed by the Digital Advertising Alliance. You may also opt out of receiving behavioral ads through the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) opt-out tool, or other tools provided by the NAI by visiting Network Advertising Initiative. These opt-outs work via cookies, so if you delete or block cookies, use a different device, or change web browsers, you will need to opt out again. Please note that even if you opt out of online behavioral advertising as referenced above, you may still receive generic online advertisements for our products or services through our Site or other websites.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) — Our Site is not intended for children under the age of 13, and should not be used by them. Please do not access or use our Site if you are under 13 years of age. For more information about COPPA, visit the Federal Trade Commission.
Protecting your information — While the Bank takes important steps to protect your information, there are important steps you can take to protect yourself. Always protect your password(s) and other confidential information from disclosure to others. Be sure the computer or mobile devices you use to access our Site has up-to-date security software. Use programs that scan for viruses and other malicious software that could steal your password(s) or other confidential information. Change your passwords regularly and create passwords that are difficult to guess or reach by trial and error. For more information on data security and protecting your data, please visit our Information Security Center on our website.
Acceptance of the Statement — By using the Site, you confirm that you have read, understand, and agree to this Statement. If you do not agree to this Statement, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of any changes to this Statement will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
Notice of Change — We may add to, delete from, or otherwise amend and update this Online Privacy Statement from time to time. The effective date of this statement, as indicated below, shows the last time the statement was revised.
Effective Date — April 15, 2014.