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First State Bank recognizes respects and protects the personal privacy rights of all of our customers. We realize that our customers entrust us with personal information and it is our policy to maintain our customers' information in a confidential manner. We are committed to providing the highest level of security and privacy regarding the collection and use of our customers' personal information, as well as personal information of all consumers who visit our institution and website.

First State Bank collects information you might consider to be private, such as account number(s), social security number, income and net worth about you (non-public personal information) from the following sources:

  • Information we receive from you on applications or other forms;
  • Information about your transactions with us, our affiliates or others; and
  • Information we receive from a consumer reporting agency.

First State Bank restricts access to your personal and account information to those employees who need to know that information to provide products or services to you. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with federal standards to guard your nonpublic personal information.

First State Bank may disclose personal and account information about you to our Affiliates. An affiliate is a company we own or control, or a company that owns or controls us. Ownership does not mean complete ownership, but means owning enough to have control.

Since First State Bank values our customer relationship with you, we will not disclose your personal and account information to other third parties, except as permitted by law, such as reports to credit bureaus, IRS Reporting, responses to subpoenas, search warrants or summons.

If you decide to close your account(s) or become an inactive customer, we will follow the privacy policies and practices as described in this notice.

Notify us of Inaccurate Information we report to Consumer Reporting Agencies. Please notify us if we report any inaccurate information about your account(s) to a consumer reporting agency. Your written notice describing the specific inaccuracy(ies) should be sent to us at the following address:

First State Bank – P.O. Box 96, Farnam, NE 69029

Privacy Policy

FACTS What does First State 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 scores
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 First State Bank chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.
Reasons we can share your personal info Does First State 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: Yes No
For our affiliates' everyday business purposes-
information about your transactions and experiences
Yes No
For our affiliates' everyday business purposes-
information about your creditworthiness
No We Don't Share
For non-affiliates to market to you: No We Don't Share
Questions? Call 308-569-2311 or go to
What we do
Who is providing this notice? First State Bank
What we do
How does First State 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.
How does First State Bank collect my personal information? We collect your personal information, for example, when you:
  • Open an account or deposit money
  • Pay your bills or apply for a loan
  • use your debit card
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 credit worthiness
  • 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.
  • Our Affiliates include: First State Insurance, American Agency, Farnam Insurance Agency, Stamford Insurance Agency, and Country Road Realty.
Non Affiliates Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and non-financial companies.
  • First State Bank does not share with non-affiliates.
Joint Marketing A formal agreement between nonaffiliated financial companies that together market financial products or services to you.
  • Our joint marketing partners can include financial service companies, investment companies and insurance companies.