BofI Federal Bank
Privacy Statement

& Other Important Information

Website Terms & Conditions

REV. 2015

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Why? 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 account transactions
  • Account balances and payment history
  • Transaction history and credit history
How? 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 BofI Federal Bank chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.
Reasons we can share your personal informationDoes BofI Federal Bank share?Can you limit 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 Yes No
For our marketing purposes — to offer our products and services to you Yes No
For joint marketing with other financial companies Yes No
For our affiliates' everyday business purposes — information about your transactions and experiences Yes No
For our affiliates' everyday business purposes — information about your creditworthiness Yes Yes
For our affiliates to market to you Yes Yes
For nonaffiliates to market to you Yes Yes
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To limit our sharing Please Note:
If you are a new customer, we can begin sharing your information 30 days from the date we sent this notice. When you are no longer our customer, we continue to share your information as described in this notice. However, you can contact us at anytime to limit our sharing.
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Who we are
Who is providing this notice? BofI Federal Bank, also known as Bank of Internet USA, BofI Advisor, Apartment Bank, UFB Direct, Annuitants Federal Bank, NetBank, Bank X, and Virtus Bank.
What we do
How does BofI Federal 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. We restrict access to your personal information to our employees who need to know that information to provide your products and services.
How does BofI Federal 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 or line of credit
  • use your credit or debit card

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. See below for more on your rights under state law.

What happens when I limit sharing for an account I hold jointly with someone else? Your choices will apply to everyone on your account.
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Affiliates Companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
  • Our affiliates include companies with a common corporate identity or name.
Nonaffiliates Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
  • Nonaffiliates we share with can include tax preparation companies, insurance companies, direct marketing companies, nonprofit organizations, and other banks.
Joint marketing A formal agreement between nonaffiliated financial companies that together market financial products or services to you.
  • Our joint marketing partners include finance companies, mortgage companies, insurance companies, and investment companies.
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Other important information
You may have privacy rights under various state laws including Vermont, California, and Nevada. BofI Federal Bank will comply with these laws to the extent they apply. We may telephone existing customers with offers for additional financial products. You have the right to opt-out of this contact by calling 800-472-5625 to add your name to our do-not-call/contact list. Nevada residents may also contact the Nevada Attorney General for opt out information by phone (775-684-1100); email (; or mail (100 N Carson St., Carson City, NV 89701). We may share your personal information with offshore service providers, for the limited purpose of providing a customer service call center for certain of the bank's products and services.

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