Privacy Policy




    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.


    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 and income

    • Account balances and payment history

    • Credit history and credit scores

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


    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 Community Bank & Trust chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.


    Reasons we can share your personal information


    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



    For our marketing purposes

    to offer our products and services to you


    We Don't Share

    For joint marketing with other financial companies


    We Don't Share

    For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes

    information about your transactions and experiences


    We Don't Share

    For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes

    information about your credit worthiness


    We Don't Share

    For our non-affiliates to market to you


    We Don't Share


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    Who we are

    Who is providing this notice?


    What we do

    How does COMMUNITY BANK & TRUST 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 restrict access to your personal and account information to those employees who need to know that information to provide products and services to you.

    How does COMMUNITY BANK & TRUST 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

    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 credit worthiness

    • affiliates from using your information to market to you

    • sharing for non-affiliates to market to you

    State laws and individual companies may give you additional rights to limit sharing. See below for more on your rights under state law.



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

    • Our affiliates include others, such as The Community Company.


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

    • Community Bank & Trust does not share with non-affiliates 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. 

    • COMMUNITY BANK & TRUST doesn’t jointly market

    Other Important Information


    Community Bank & Trust is chartered under the laws of the State of Texas and by state law is subject to regulatory oversight by the Texas Department of Banking. Any consumer wishing to file a complaint against the Community Bank & Trust should contact the Texas Department of Banking.

    Community Bank & Trust also engages in the money transmission and/or currency exchange business as an authorized delegate of American Express Travel Related Service Company, Inc. and/or American Express Prepaid Card Management Corporation (collectively “American Express”) under Chapter 151 of the Texas Finance Code. If you have a complaint, first contact the consumer assistance division of American Express travelers cheque products at 1-800-221-7282, if you still have an unresolved complaint regarding the company’s money transmission or currency exchange activity, please direct your complaint to the Texas Department of Banking.

    Consumers / customers may file complaints with the Texas Department of Banking by contacting the Department through one of the means indicated below:

    In Person or by U.S. Mail:

    2601 North Lamar Boulevard
    Suite 300
    Austin, TX 78705-4294

    Telephone No.: (877) 276-5554
    Fax No.: (512) 475-1313




     Revised 06/2013