ParkeBank is committed to protecting the privacy of its customers and potential customers. Employee access to customer financial information is authorized for business purposes only. Our internal policies and training of employees has always stressed the importance of maintaining the confidentiality and integrity of your financial and personal information. Violation of the Bank’s Code of Confidentiality will be addressed immediately by senior management and will result in disciplinary action, including termination under egregious circumstances.
ParkeBank does not sell any of its customer information to third parties.
As a community bank we strive to serve our neighbors, whether you are an existing customer or are considering establishing a relationship with us, we will treat you in the most professional manner. Therefore, we will respect your wishes and your privacy. Since ParkeBank has established a website on the Internet in order to enhance the availability of our products and services, the Bank has adopted the following policy to address any Internet-related concerns.
How We Collect Information on the Internet
In order to better serve our community ParkeBank may utilize a software tool known as “Cookies” to obtain information about a visitor’s activities on our website. Cookies is a standard software tool.
A “Cookie” marks and identifies visitors on an Internet site. It is information sent from a Web visitor’s computer while he or she is visiting the site. It can enable the site to track how a visitor navigates through a site and the areas in which they show interest. It can be used to recognize whether or not you have visited the site before.
Cookies and Your Hard Drive
It is important for you to know that Cookies does not enable us to read your drive, nor does it allow the Bank to gather any information other than what you have chosen to enter on the site. Cookies cannot be used as a virus and it cannot access your hard drive.
How long is the information from Cookies maintained?
Can I set my computer to reject Cookies?
Yes, For Internet Explorer 8-11, go to Tools — Internet Options. Click the “Privacy” tab at the top, and then the “Advanced” button. From there, you can choose to Accept, Block, or Prompt (Ask) every time Internet explorer encounters a cookie.
For Firefox, Click the Firefox button and then select “Options.” Click the “Privacy” tab at the top of the window. Under History, select the setting for “Use custom settings for history.” You can choose whether or not to accept cookies from this screen.
For Safari, click “Safari” and then click “Preferences.” From there, click “Privacy.” There will be a section labeled “Block cookies.” From here, you can specify whether or not Safari will accept cookies.
IE will ask you whether or not you want to block first party cookies or third party cookies. Whether or not it’s first party or third party depends on your site. If the cookies reference parkebank.com, then it’s first party. If they reference another site (for example, if you have advertisements on the site), those would be third party cookies.
What happens if I choose to reject Cookies?