Ascension Credit Union, your member owned financial institution,
is committed to providing financial products and services
to meet your needs and help you reach your financial goals.
We are equally committed to protecting our members' privacy.
You can be confident that your financial privacy is a priority
of this credit union. We are required by law to give you
this privacy notice to explain how we collect, use and safeguard
your personal financial information. If you have any questions,
please contact a member service representative at (225) 621-2800.
We collect nonpublic personal information about you from the
- Information we receive from you on applications and other
- Information about your transactions with us or others;
- Information we receive from a consumer reporting agency;
- Information obtained when verifying the information you
provide on an application or other forms. This may be obtained
from your current or past employers, or from other institutions
where you conduct financial transactions.
We may disclose all the information we collect, as described
previously and as permitted by law, to companies that perform
marketing services on our behalf or to other financial institutions
with companies that agree to maintain strong confidentiality
protections and limit the use of information we provide. We
do not permit these companies to sell the member information
we provide to other third parties.
In order to conduct the business of the credit union, we may also disclose nonpublic
personal information about you under other circumstances as permitted or required
by law. These disclosures typically include information to process transactions
on your behalf, conduct the operations of our credit union, follow your instructions
as you authorize, or protect the security of our financial records.
If you terminate your membership with Ascension Credit Union, we will not share
information we have collected about you, except as permitted or required by law.
We restrict access to nonpublic personal information about you to those employees
who have a specific business purpose in utilizing your data. Our employees are
trained in the importance of maintaining confidentiality and member privacy.
We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with federal
regulations and leading industry practices to safeguard your nonpublic personal
Ascension Credit Union is committed to protecting the privacy of its members.
Members can help by following these simple guidelines:
- Protect your account numbers, card numbers, PINs (personal identification
numbers) and passwords. Never keep your PIN with your debit or credit cards,
which can provide free access to your accounts if your card is lost or stolen.
- Use caution when disclosing your account numbers, social security numbers,
etc. to other persons. If someone calls you, explains the call is on behalf
of the credit union and asks for your account number, you should beware.
Official credit union staff will have access to your information and will
not need to ask for it.
- Keep your information with us current. It is important that we have current
information on how to reach you. If we detect potentially fraudulent or unauthorized
activity or use of an account, we may need to contact you. If your address
or phone number changes, please let us know.
If you have questions concerning this notice, please do not hesitate to call
us 225-621-2800, we are here to help you.