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FACTS

WHAT DOES MIT FEDERAL CREDIT UNION 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
  • Account balances
  • Payment history
  • Transaction history
  • Credit history
  • Account transactions

If you are no longer a member, we continue to share your information as described in this notice.

 

How?

All financial companies need to share members’ personal information to run their everyday business. In the section below, we list the reasons financial companies can share their members’ personal information; the reasons MIT Federal Credit Union chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.

 

Reasons we can share your personal information. Does MIT Federal Credit Union 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 NO We don't share
For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes - information about your creditworthiness NO We don't share
For our affiliates to market to you NO We don't share
For nonaffiliates to market to you NO We don't share

 

Questions?

Call 617-253-2845

Who We Are?

MIT Federal Credit Union is a member-owned cooperative financial institution that serves the MIT community and their families.

 

What We Do

How does MIT Federal Credit Union 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.

We also maintain other physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect this information and we limit access to information to those employees for whom access is appropriate.

 

How does MIT Federal Credit Union collect my personal information?

We collect your personal information, for example, when you

  • Open an account
  • Provide account information
  • Apply for a loan
  • Give us your contact information
  • Apply for financing

We also collect your personal information from others, such as credit bureaus, affiliates, or other companies.

 

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 creditworthiness
  • Affiliates from using your information to market to you
  • Sharing for nonaffiliates to market to you

State laws and individual companies may give you additional rights to limit sharing. 

 

What happens when I limit sharing for an account I hold jointly with someone else?

Your choices will apply to everyone on your account.

 

Definitions

Affiliates

Companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and non-financial companies.
—MIT Federal Credit Union does not share with our affiliates.

Nonaffiliates

Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and non-financial companies.
—MIT Federal Credit Union does not share with nonaffiliates so they can market to you.

Joint Marketing

A formal agreement between non affiliated financial companies that together market financial products or services to you.
—Our joint marketing partners include insurance companies, investment companies, and direct marketing companies.

 

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