Washington Trust Bank

Privacy Policy

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FACTS

What does Washington Trust Bank 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 infomation we collect and share depends on the product or service you have with us. This information can include:

  • Social Security Number and account balances
  • transaction history and payment history
  • credit history and checking account information

When you are no longer our customer, we continue to share your information as described in this notice.

How?

All financial companies need to share customers’ personal information to run their everyday business. In the section below, we list the reasons financial companies can share their customers’ personal information, the reasons Washington Trust Bank chooses to share, and whether you can limit this sharing.

Reasons we can share your personal information Does Washington Trust Bank 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 products and services to you
YES NO
For joint marketing with other financial companies NO We don't share
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 nonaffiliates to market to you NO We don't share
Questions? Call 800.788.4578 or go to watrust.com
What we do
How does Washington Trust Bank 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.
How does Washington Trust Bank collect my personal information? We collect your personal information, for example, when you
  • open an account or deposit money
  • pay your bills or apply for a loan
  • use your debit card or credit card

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.

Definitions
Affiliates

Companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.

  • Washington Trust Bank does not share with our affiliate.
Nonaffiliates

Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.

  • Washington Trust Bank does not share customer information with nonaffiliates so they can market to you.
Joint marketing

A formal agreement between nonaffiliated financial companies that together market financial products or services to you.

  • Washington Trust Bank does not jointly market.

Rev. 3/15