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What Does Sentry Bank Do With Your Personal Information?


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 reason SENTRY BANK chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.

Reasons We Can Share Your Personal Information Does Sentry Bank Share? Can You Limit this Sharing?
For our everyday business purposes–such as transactions, maintain your account(s), respond to court orders and legal investigations, or report to credit bureaus. Yes No
For marketing purposes–to offer our products and services to you No We don't share
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 credit worthiness No We don't share
For our affiliates to market to you No We don't share
For nonaffiliates to market to you No We don't share

Who We Are

Who is providing this notice? Sentry Bank

What We Do

How does Sentry 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 Sentry 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 credit or debit card

We also collect your personal information from 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.


Affiliates – Companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies. (Sentry Bank does not share with affiliates.)

Nonaffiliates – Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies. (Sentry Bank does not share 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. (Sentry Bank doesn’t jointly market.)

Privacy Policy

Privacy is important to the American way of life. When you provide us with your personal information to process your transaction, we fully intend to use your data for its intended purpose and keep your personal information confidential. We value and appreciate your business and hope you will continue to be our customer for many years to come. If you ever have questions regarding the safety of your personal account information – or any other concerns – please do not hesitate to telephone or come in to talk with us.


We, our, and us, means Sentry Bank.

When we use the words “you” and/or “your” we mean the following… an individual who has established a continuing relationship with Sentry Bank.
“Nonpublic Personal Information” is personally identifiable information relating to our customer, except when there is a reasonable belief that the information is publicly available.

Confidentiality and Security of Nonpublic Personal Information

We restrict access to and do not disclose nonpublic personal information about you to anyone unless permitted by law. Your personal information will only be accessed by employees who need to know your information to provide a product or service to you. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal standards to guard your nonpublic personal information.

Nonpublic Personal Information We Collect

We collect nonpublic personal information about you from the following sources:

  • Information we receive from you on applications or other forms
  • Information about your transactions with us, our affiliates, or others
  • Information we receive from a consumer reporting agency

Nonpublic Personal Information We Disclose

We do not disclose nor do we reserve the right to disclose, any nonpublic personal information about our customers or former customer to anyone, except to other nonaffiliated third parties as permitted by law, or if you have given us authorized permission for the release of your personal data.

Notify Us of Inaccurate Information We Report To Consumer Reporting Agencies.

Please notify us if we report any inaccurate information about your account(s) to a consumer reporting agency. Your written notice describing the specific inaccuracy(ies) should be sent to us at the following address: Sentry Bank 400 4th Avenue NE PO Box 159 St. Joseph, MN 56374.