Important Information About Procedures for Opening a New Account
To help the Federal government fight the funding of terrorist and money laundering activities, the Federal law now requires all financial institutions to obtain, verify and record information that identifies each person who opens an account or applies for a loan.
WHAT THIS MEANS TO YOU
When you open an account or apply for a loan, we will ask for your name, address, date of birth and other information that will allow us or others to identify you. We will also ask to see your valid driver's license or other identifying document.
NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS: A Consumer Report may be requested in connection with this application for credit or any future update, renewal, or extension of such credit. Upon request, you will be informed whether or not a consumer report was requested. If a report was requested, you will be informed of the name and address of the consumer reporting agency that furnished the report.
California: An applicant, if married, may apply for a separate account. It is illegal to discriminate in the provision of availability of financial assistance for the purpose of the purchase, construction, rehabilitation of any one to four unit family residences occupied by the owner and for the purpose of the house improvement of any one to four unit family residence by considering:
- Trends, characteristics or conditions in the neighborhood or geographic area surrounding a housing accommodation, unless the financial institution can demonstrate in the particular case that such consideration is required to avoid an unsafe and unsound business practice; or
- Race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin or ancestry.
It is illegal to consider the racial, ethnic, religious or national origin composition of a neighborhood or geographic area surrounding a housing accommodation or whether or not such composition is undergoing change, or is expected to undergo change, in appraising a housing accommodation or in determining whether or not, or under what terms and conditions, to provide financial assistance. If you have questions about your rights, or if you wish to file a complaint, contact the Lender or the California Department of Business Oversight at: 320 West 4th St, Ste 750, Los Angeles, CA 90013.
New York and Vermont: In connection with your application for credit, a consumer report may be requested in connection with such application. Upon request, you will be informed whether a consumer report was requested, and if such report was requested, informed of the name and address of the consumer reporting agency that furnished the report. If your application is granted, subsequent consumer reports may be requested or utilized in connection with any updates, renewal or extension of the credit for which application was made or for any other legitimate purpose associated with the account.
Ohio: The Ohio laws against discrimination requires that all creditors make credit equally available to all creditworthy customers and that credit reporting maintain separate credit histories on each individual upon request. The Ohio Civil Rights Commission administers compliance with this law.
Wisconsin: No provision of a marital property agreement, a unilateral statement under Wisc. Stat. 766.59 or a court decree under Wisc. Stat. 766.70 adversely affects the interest of the creditor unless the creditor, prior to the time the credit is granted, is furnished a copy of the agreement, statement, or decree of has actual knowledge of the adverse provision when the obligation to the creditor is incurred.