Thank you for taking the time to visit the Dime Community Bank ("Dime") web site. The Internet offers the potential for safe, convenient new ways to shop for financial services and conduct banking business, any day, any time. However we understand that you may be concerned about the privacy of information you provide to us or that is generated as a result of your visit. Be assured that we are committed to your financial well being and protecting the privacy and security of your confidential information.
Information Security and Accuracy: We restrict access to nonpublic personal information about you to those employees who need to know the information to provide products and services to you. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with federal, state and industry requirements to protect the security of your nonpublic personal information. Procedures exist to ensure that customer financial information is accurate, current and complete. Our staff responds to requests to correct inaccurate information in a timely manner.
The Internet is a public network. Therefore, it is important to learn how you can safeguard your banking information, credit or debit card numbers, Social Security Number, and other personal data. It is also important to learn about and take advantage of security features. Some key security features that you should know about include:
- Encryption is the process of scrambling private information to prevent unauthorized access. To show that your transmission is encrypted, some browsers display a small icon on your screen that looks like a "lock" or a "key" whenever your conduct secure transactions online. Avoid sending sensitive information, such as account numbers, through unsecured e-mail.
- Passwords, access codes or personal identification numbers (PINs) should be used when accessing an account online. Your password should be unique to you and you should change it regularly. Do not use birth dates or other numbers or words that may be easy for others to guess. NEVER GIVE YOUR PASSWORD(S), ACCESS CODES(S) OR PIN(S) TO ANYONE.
- General security over your personal computer such as virus protection and physical access controls should be used and updated regularly. Contact your hardware and software suppliers or Internet Service Provider to ensure you have the latest in security updates.
Links to Other Sites: As an added convenience to our customers, we may offer online links to merchants, retail stores, travel agents and other non financial sites. Please remember that an outside website may not be secure and the company's products and services may not be insured by the FDIC. We cannot guarantee your privacy or the products and services. As in everyday business, before you order a product or service online, make sure you are comfortable with the reputation of the company making the offer. Only then should you release any personal information such as your account number, Social Security Number or credit card or debit card number.
Online Tracking and Advertising on Third Party Sites: As you browse Dime's website, advertising cookies will be placed on your computer so that we can understand what you are interested in. Our display advertising vendors enable us to present you with remarketed advertising on other sites based on your previous interaction with us. The techniques our vendors employ do not collect personal information such as your name, email address, postal address or telephone number. You can visit this page to opt out of targeted advertising.
Children's Information: Dime makes every effort to comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act. We do not knowingly collect or retain personally identifiable information from customers under the age of 13.
Please Note: Only deposit accounts offered through Dime Community Bank are eligible for FDIC insurance coverage. Non-deposit investment and insurance products, such as mutual funds, stocks, annuities and life insurance policies that may be sold through this website or at a Bank branch location, are not deposits, not FDIC-insured, not insured by any Federal Government Agency, not guaranteed by the Bank, and may go down in value (if applicable).