Privacy Policy

WHAT DOES AMERIS 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 information we collect and share depend on the product or service you have with us. This information can include:

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 Ameris Bank chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.

Reasons we can share your personal information Does Ameris 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 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 Yes Yes


Questions?

Call 866.616.6020 or go to amerisbank.com.

What we do

How does Ameris 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 Ameris Bank collect my personal information?

We collect your personal information, for example, when you: 

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: 

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.
Ameris Bank does not share with our affiliates.

Nonaffiliates - Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
Ameris Bank does not share with non-affiliates so they can market to you.

Joint Marketing - A formal agreement between nonaffiliated financial companies that together market financial products or services to you.
Our joint marketing partners include credit card companies, securities brokerdealers
and insurance companies.

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