As a matter of corporate policy, Farm & Timberland Services, Inc. (FTS) does not sell or release any information to outside parties other than our participating institutional lenders. We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it.
During the loan application and approval process, we collect such necessary personal, private and/or corporate information as required by certain lending industry standards. This will include but may not be limited to such details as name, address, phone number, email address, social security number and/or federal tax identification number, and certain financial information. Driver's license information may also be collected as a part of the loan approval process in order to comply with certain provisions of the new Patriot Act. This information is used solely for the loan application and approval process in cooperation with established institutional lenders.
FTS employees are informed of their responsibility to protect your confidential information and are prohibited from making any unauthorized use thereof.
We have certain security procedures in place to protect your confidential information. These procedures are reviewed and updated periodically to provide you with maximum confidentiality.
Our professional appraisal services are provided under the terms of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) which includes a Confidentiality Clause that protects your privacy.
For each visitor to our web site, our web server does not automatically recognize information regarding your domain or email address. We collect the email addresses of only those who communicate with us via email. We may also collect aggregate information on what pages consumers access or visit and information volunteered by the consumer such as survey information and/or site registrations. This information is used for internal review and is then discarded or it may be used to improve the content of our web site.
Your email address is collected when you submit any email to us so that we may contact you with news regarding interest rates or our services. If you do not wish to receive email or be contacted by us in any way in the future, please let us know by sending an email, calling or writing to Farm & Timberland Services.
The services provided by FTS are not available to minors and FTS does not knowingly collect information from children.
FTS will not share personal information with parties other than our participating institutional lenders except in response to duly authorized information requests of governmental authorities or in order to comply with any law, regulation, subpoena or court order.