Security and Privacy
At Northern Bank Direct, the online division of Northern Bank, we work hard to keep your information safe and secure. Please remember that the Bank will never call and ask for your account number or other personal information over the phone.
To help you stay informed and protect your personal and account information, we have collected together a series of helpful articles and tools. We update these articles periodically.
Protecting Your Identity:
About the Northern Bank Direct website
We recognize the importance of protecting the privacy of personally-identifying information that may be submitted to us when you visit our website. The information we receive depends on what you do when you visit our site. This is how we handle the information we learn about you from your visit to our website.
If you visit our site to read or download information on our web pages, we collect and store only the following information about you:
- name of the domain from which you access the Internet;
- date and time you access our website;
- pages you may have visited on our site; and,
- Internet address of the website from where you came to visit our website.
We use the information we collect to measure the number of visitors to the different pages and sections of our site, and to help us make our site more useful to visitors.
If you identify yourself by sending an e-mail or filling forms such as applications, check reorder forms, contact forms and guest registers; or if you conduct transactions via our online banking service you may be asked for personally-identifying information in order to process your e-mail, form, application, or transaction.
Privacy of Children
The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act protects children under the age of 13 from the collection of personal information through our website without obtaining verifiable consent from parents. We do not knowingly collect or use personal information from children under 13 nor do we allow them to open on-line accounts.