Privacy Notice

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Click here to view the Blackhawk Bank & Trust Privacy Notice. Updated 08/2013.

Federal law requires us to tell you how we collect, share, and protect your personal information. Our privacy policy has not changed and you may review our policy and practices with respect to your personal information at or we will mail you a free copy upon request if you call us at (309) 787-4451.

Blackhawk Bank & Trust collects information you might consider to be private, such as account number(s), social security number, assets, income, and debt (non-public personal information) about you 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.

We may disclose all of the information we collect, as described above, to companies that perform marketing services on our behalf or to other financial institutions with whom we have joint marketing agreements. Since we value our customer relationship with you, we will not disclose your personal and account information to any other third parties, except as permitted by law, such as reports to credit bureaus, IRS reporting, responses to subpoenas, search warrants or summons.

We restrict 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 non-public personal information. Maintaining the security and confidentiality of information we maintain about our customers is a top priority for us at Blackhawk Bank & Trust. We carefully manage Customer Information within Blackhawk Bank & Trust in order to give you better service, greater convenience and additional benefits consistent with the nature of your overall business with Blackhawk Bank & Trust.

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.