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Online Privacy

Online Privacy Policy

We use non-identifying tracking technologies such as cookies, pixel tags, and similar tools across our websites to help enhance our customers’ experience and improve site or advertising performance by compiling non-identifying site statistics.

A “cookie” is a small piece of text sent to your browser by a website you visit. Our website uses cookies to recognize your device and remember information about your visit (if you allow). This can make your next visit easier and more useful to you. You do not have to allow cookies on your device. Please refer to your internet browser’s settings and “Help” function to manage your cookie preferences.

Cookies are often used to enable and improve website functions and disabling cookies may affect how our site works. If you decline all cookies, your experience may not be optimal the next time you visit our site. For example: Online Banking may ask additional security questions prior to allowing you to log in, may require you to re-enter a previously saved ID or password, and it may increase the amount of time it takes to access your Online Banking.

CIB utilizes Google Analytics to monitor and analyze our website statistics and usage. Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that anonymously tracks and reports website traffic data and provides basic tools for search engine optimization and marketing purposes. This anonymous, non-identifying information is shared with other Google services such as Google Ads. Our ability to use and share non-identifying information collected by Google Analytics when you visit our site complies with the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy.

You can opt-out of having your site activity available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. You can also visit the Network Advertising Initiative for more information on how to opt-out of interest-based advertising on a variety of devices.

Our site may link to external, third-party sites that are not owned or operated by Citizens Independent Bank. This is indicated on our website by an external site pop-up confirming you want to leave We encourage you to read the privacy policies of each and every website you visit, as the privacy policy of those sites may differ from ours even through the bank’s name or logo may appear on the site. Citizens Independent Bank is not responsible for the products, services, and/or content on the third-party website.

By using our site, you consent to our online privacy policy. We reserve the right to change this policy at any time. If the policy is updated, the changes will be posted on this page.

This policy is effective as of March 11, 2020.