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 Privacy Statement

Protecting your privacy is important to Gateway Bank of Southwest Florida and our employees. We want you to understand what information we collect and how we use it. In order to provide our customers with a broad range of financial products and services as effectively and conveniently as possible, we use technology to manage and maintain customer 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 checking account information
  • Account balances and transaction history
  • Credit history and payment history
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 Gateway Bank of Florida chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.

Reasons we can share your personal information
Does Gateway Bank of Southwest Florida 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
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
For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes—
information about your creditworthiness
We don't share
For our affiliates to market to you
We don't share
For non-affiliates to market to you
We don't share


Call (941) 306-0100

Write us at: P. O. Box 1029, Sarasota, FL 34230-1029

Visit our website www.gatewaybankswfl.com

What we do
How does Gateway Bank of Southwest Florida 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 Gateway Bank of Southwest Florida 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
  • make deposits or withdrawals from your account

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 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.
Companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
  • Our affiliates include financial companies such as Gateway Bank of Florida and Gateway Bank of Central Florida.
Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
  • Gateway Bank of Southwest Florida 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.
  • Gateway Bank of Southwest Florida doesn’t jointly market

What can I do if I become a victim of Identity Theft?

  • File a police report and call the Federal Trade Commission’s toll free “Identity Theft Hotline” at 1-877-438-4338
  • Notify the three credit bureau’s fraud departments. Request that a “fraud alert” be placed on your file, as well as a victim’s statement asking that creditors call you before opening any new accounts.  To report a fraud:
                Equifax 1-800-525-6285        
                Experian 1-800-397-3742
                Trans Union 1-800-680-7289
  • Request a copy of your credit report. Credit reports are free to fraud victims.
  • Contact your creditors for any accounts that have been opened fraudulently. Close your accounts and obtain new credit, debit, and ATM cards.
  • Report any suspected stolen mail to your local postal inspector and check the post office for any unauthorized change of address requests.
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