Skagit Farmers Supply

Privacy Policy

We at Skagit Farmers Supply (SFS), respect your concern about privacy, and utilize all reasonable measures to maintain the confidentiality of the information you provide. Any information provided by you to SFS is used for internal business purposes only, and to support your relationship with SFS. Your privacy and the security of your personal information are vital to our continued ability to serve your ongoing needs.

We need to collect information in conjunction with establishing and maintaining your account with SFS. We also need this information so that SFS can better support and meet your needs, and provide a superior level of service. SFS collects information in the following three categories:

  1. Information we receive from you on your Application for Credit & Membership and other forms you submit to us (for example your name, birth date, address, taxpayer ID No. and income);
  2. Information about your transactions and account experience with SFS (for example, your account balance, payment and purchase history); and
  3. Information we receive from a credit-reporting agency (for example your creditworthiness and credit history with other creditors).

We restrict access to nonpublic personal information about you to employees who need to provide products or services to you. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to guard your nonpublic personal information.

We do not disclose nor do we reserve the right to disclose any nonpublic personal information about you or former customers to anyone, except as permitted or required by law. We may disclose nonpublic personal information about you to non-affiliated third parties as permitted or required by law. We do not permit these companies to sell to other third parties the information we provide them.

We do not sell or trade our customers’ non-public personal information to marketing companies or information brokers.

We may disclose to accountant(s) attorney(s), accounting firms or legal firms who contract to provide services to SFS nonpublic personal information on a limited basis as permitted or required by law.

We may be a credit reference for customers with other lenders and provide information if you have authorized the release of this information.

We do not collect any personal information about you when you visit our Web site unless you give us that information. However, we do collect information about your internet connection. We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors, to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the type of technology our visitors use. We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits.

Our privacy policy only addresses our activities from our Web site. When you visit a third party Web site by using a link on our site, you will no longer be protected by our privacy policy or security practices.

We are in compliance with the Disposal Rule, a part of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act of 2003, which became effective June 1, 2005 and calls for the proper disposal of information in consumer reports and records to protect against “unauthorized access to or use of the information”. Our disposal practice includes disposal of consumer reports and other creditor information including credit applications in a manner that assures the information cannot be read or reconstructed. This disposal practice uses shredders in the office and commercial on site supervised shredder services or off site supervised burning. Our disposal practice also destroys or erases electronic files and media containing consumer report information.