Online Access Agreement and Disclosure Statement

This agreement states the terms and conditions that apply when you open qualifying account(s) on the Internet, Internet-enable qualifying account(s), access account information over the Internet, or transfer funds between qualifying Internet-enabled accounts. These terms and conditions are in addition to those that apply to any accounts you have with us or any other services you obtain from us. You must also follow all of our instructions and procedures applicable to the services covered by this agreement.

Explanation of Certain Terms

  • “We”, “us” and “our” means Yampa Valley Bank.
  • “You” and “your” mean an individual person or business entity that we permit to use the Internet
    banking services subject to the terms of this agreement.
  • “Company representative” means, if you are a business entity, anyone we reasonably believe, in
    accordance with our security procedures, to be authorized to act on your behalf in connection
    with our online banking service.
  • “Internet-enable” your account(s) means to enable you to obtain our service that allows you to
    obtain information and perform transactions we make available for your qualifying accounts over
    the Internet by use of a personal computer and modem and/or other means we authorize or
  • “Online banking” means the services provided under this agreement which allow you to access
    information about your Internet-enabled accounts, transfer funds between qualifying accounts,
    and perform other transactions and obtain other services that we authorize or allow, but does
    not include our bill pay service.
  • “Online” means through the Internet by use of a personal computer or other screen-based
    electronic device.
  • “Account” means a deposit, loan or other account for which transactions may be performed
    using our Online Banking service.
  • "Consumer account” means an account established primarily for personal, family, or household
  • “Business account” means an account that is not a consumer account.
  • “Access codes” include the customer identification number, log-in, password and any other
    means of access to our Online Banking service we establish or provide for you.

Access Codes

To use our Online Banking service, you must use the access codes we establish or provide for you. Keep them confidential to prevent unauthorized use or loss to your accounts. Anyone to whom you give your access codes will have full access to your accounts even if you attempt to limit that person’s authority. Additionally, that person will have full access to any other of your accounts which are accessed by those access codes, even if those accounts are in your name with another person.

None of our employees or employees of our affiliates will contact you via phone or e-mail requesting your access codes. If you are contacted by anyone requesting this information, please contact us immediately at our phone number shown in the section below entitled Notify us IMMEDIATELY for Unauthorized Transactions.

Protecting Your Personal Information

In addition to protecting your access codes, you should also take precautions to protect your personal identification information, such as your driver’s license, Social Security number, or tax identification number. This information by itself or together with account information may allow unauthorized access to your accounts. You should treat personal information with the same level of care that you would for your  account information. You should also protect and secure all information and data stored in any personal computer or other equipment you use to access our Online Banking service.

Individual Agreement for Online Banking Service

We do not have joint agreements for our Online Banking service. If you are an individual or sole proprietor, you are the only customer under this agreement. However, any of the accounts to which you have access through our Online Banking service may be jointly owned with, or joint obligations with, others.

Qualifying Accounts

We will tell you which types of accounts qualify for our Online Banking service. You must be a named owner/obligor on the account in our records for it to qualify. Any account requiring more than one signature for withdrawal, draw or transfer of funds does not qualify. You agree to provide us with any authority we require before we permit access to any qualifying account.

How to Use Our Online Banking Service

Please refer to the online help and instructions on how to use our Online Banking service. These instructions are part of this agreement.

Types of Online Banking Services

You, or someone you have authorized by giving them your access code (even if that person exceeds your authority), can instruct us to perform the following transactions:

  • Transfer funds between qualifying accounts;
  • Obtain information that we make available about qualifying accounts; and
  • Obtain other services or perform other transactions that we allow.

Preauthorized Recurring Fund Transfers

To the extent we make them available, you authorize us to establish preauthorized recurring fund transfers in accordance with the requests you make for us to do so. We will only allow preauthorized recurring fund transfers that do not vary in amount.

Communications Link and Your Equipment

It is your responsibility to obtain and maintain your online communications link to our Online Banking service to ensure that your use of such communications link is in compliance with applicable requirements, including any requirements of telecommunications companies and authorities. You are responsible for obtaining, installing, maintaining and operating all hardware, software and Internet access services necessary for obtaining our Online Banking service.

Limits on Online Funds Transfers

You must have enough available money or credit in any account from which you instruct us to make a transfer. All transfers must be in U.S. Dollars.

For security reasons, we may implement limits on the number or amount of transactions you can make using our Online Banking service. We also reserve the right to limit or suspend access to our Online Banking service as we deem necessary for security reasons. We may also limit access from countries other than the United States of America.

If any qualifying accounts are money market deposit accounts or savings deposit accounts, certain types of withdrawals from those accounts, including payments and transfers, are limited to a total of no more than 6 in any specified period. The specified period for money market deposit accounts is the monthly statement period. The specified period for savings deposit accounts is a calendar month. The kinds of withdrawals covered by this limitation are those made by means of preauthorized or automatic transfers.

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