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ONLINE PRIVACY POLICY - The below Online Privacy Policy states what information is collected, how we collect it, how we use it and who we share it with. This includes our Website, Online Banking and Mobile App. 


Last Updated: March 22, 2024

United Local Credit Union understands the importance of protecting your privacy. Our goal is to maintain your trust and confidence when handling your personal information.  We are committed to maintaining the confidentiality of your personal information consistent with state and federal laws. This Online Privacy Policy (“Policy”) describes how we collect, use, share, and protect information when you visit or use our website and mobile application, United Local Credit Union. The term “us,” “we” or “our” in this Policy refers to United Local Credit Union. References to “you,” “your,” and “yours” shall mean the members, customers, and website visitors and users of our app. The term “app” includes our mobile application that runs on smartphones, tablets, and other devices, through which you will be able to access online banking services such as getting real-time balances for your accounts, manage your money, viewing your transactions and statements, transfer funds, pay your bills, deposit a check, receive alerts, and manage your debit/credit cards with us. Unless otherwise stated herein, references to our online services shall refer to any services available to you through our website and/or app, including but not limited to, online banking services. 

By using the online services, our website, or our app, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Policy and consent to our online data collection activities as described in this Policy.

The terms “personal information” or “personally identifiable information” used in this Policy refers to information such as your name, mailing address, email address, telephone number, Social Security number, or other information that identifies you. This information may be collected when you voluntarily provide it to us on our website or in our app, when you create an account, when you use our online banking services, and when you provide feedback or contact us via e-mail. The term “online activity data” refers to such information as IP address; browser type; display/screen settings; how you interact with our e-mails, websites, and app, including your use of our online services; mobile device and advertising IDs; location data (if you have enabled location services on your device); and other data that may be aggregated and may identify individual consumers/customers.


You may visit our websites to find out about products and services and check rates, without giving us any personal information. As part of our security procedures for members using our online banking services to conduct account inquiries and transactions, we require personally identifiable information such as a login identification (username) and password.

  • Use of Cookies

The use of cookies and similar tracking technologies (including pixels or clear GIFs, tags, and web beacons) is a common internet practice. Cookies are small text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your computer, smartphone, tablet, or other mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are useful in a number of ways, including allowing a site or mobile app you use to recognize your device, save your settings on a site or mobile app, facilitate navigation, display information more effectively, and to personalize the user’s experience. 

Currently, we use first party cookies that are set by us to enable the functionality if our website. Such cookies are strictly necessary and, this, you cannot opt out of the use of such cookies. 

  • Location Data

When allowed by you, our app collects your location data to provide you with location-based services, such as identifying branches and ATMs near you.  We also collect location data to help with fraud detection.

Opting out of location tracking.  If you do not want us to collect location services, you may decline the collection of your location when prompted or adjust the location services settings on your device.  Please note, however, that if you withdraw your consent to our collection of location information, you may no longer be able to use some features of the app.

  • IP Addresses

If you log on to our websites to access our online services, including but not limited to the online banking page, you may pass through a “firewall” used for security purposes and the Internet Protocol (IP) address associated with the device you are using may be identified. In certain instances, it may also obtain other information about your device to better identify you as an online user. This information may be retained in case it is needed for security or protection of member information.

  • Contact Information and Images

With your permission, our app may be granted access to your phonebook or contact information in your mobile device to provide various features like bill pay. We will only disclose this information as necessary to enable such features and to comply with federal, state, or local laws, or other legal requirements.

Our app may request access to your camera for you to be able to use our remote deposit capture service. The front and back pictures of the checks you sent will only be used for our remote deposit capture service. Such images will only be accessible by us and our service providers that help enable our remote deposit capture service. We will only disclose the check photos to third parties if necessary to process your remote deposit and to comply with federal, state, or local laws, or other legal requirements.

Additionally, if you are applying for membership or a loan on our website or mobile application, we may ask you to upload a copy of your government issued identification card for us to comply with our regulatory requirements. We will only use this information to open your account and disclose this information to third parties as necessary to process your membership application and to comply with federal, state, or local laws, or other legal requirements.

  • Financial Information

Our online banking service on our website and mobile application collects financial and payment information to process transactions such as bill payments. We will never publicly disclose any of your financial information.  Such information may be disclosed only to our service providers for the purpose of processing transactions you request from us or maintaining your accounts with us, and such service provides are restricted from forward transfers of such information to other parties except in furtherance of processing your requested transactions or compliance with federal, state, or local laws, or other legal requirements.


We do not and will not sell your personal information. We share your information as required to meet legal and regulatory obligations. We share your personal information that you have provide to us in connection with applying for membership and/or financial products with us (“personally identifiable financial information”) with affiliates and third parties in accordance with the practices set forth in our Federal Privacy Policy (located at the top of this page).

With respect to other information that we collect from you online, which includes personal information from the use of our online services as well as online activity data, we use such information for a variety of reasons, including:

  • to present our websites and their contents to you;
  • to enable you to use online tools or perform certain online transactions;
  • to service and manage your account, including responding to or updating you on inquiries, or to contact you about your accounts or feedback;
  • to offer you special products and services and deliver advertisements to you in the form of banner ads, interstitial pages (ads that appear as you sign in or sign out of your online accounts) or other promotions;
  • to help us determine whether you might be interested in new products or services, and to improve existing products and services;
  • to verify your identity and/or location to allow access to your accounts and conduct online transactions;
  • to manage fraud and data security risk;
  • to protect our, your or others’ rights, privacy, safety or property (including by making and defending legal claims);
  • to audit our internal processes for compliance with legal and contractual requirements, as well as our internal policies;
  • to comply with federal, state, or local laws; civil, criminal or regulatory investigations; or other legal requirements; and
  • to share with trusted third parties who are contractually obligated to keep such information confidential and to use it only to provide the services we have asked them to perform.

By using the online services, our website, or our app, we may create de-identified information records from personal information by excluding certain information (such as your name) that makes the information personally identifiable to you. We may use this information in a form that does not personally identify you to analyze request patterns and usage patterns to enhance our products and services. We reserve the right to use and disclose non-identifiable information to third parties at our discretion.


We disclose your personal information and online activity data to third parties for only our business purposes and to comply with our legal requirements. The general categories of third parties that we share with are as follows:

  • our third-party service providers;
  • other companies to bring you co-branded services, products, or programs;
  • third parties that help us advertise our products or services;
  • third parties to whom you or your agents authorize us to disclose your personal information in connection with products or services we provide to you;
  • third parties or affiliates in connection with a corporate transaction, such as a sale, consolidation, or merger of our company or affiliated business; and
  • other third parties to comply with legal requirements such as the demands of applicable subpoenas and court orders; to verify or enforce our terms of use, our other rights, or other applicable policies; to address fraud, security, or technical issues; to respond to an emergency; or otherwise, to protect the rights, property, or security of our customers or third parties.


Updating Your Personal Information: Keeping your account information up to date is important. You can access and/or update your personal information in connection with your account or application by logging on to your account online or contacting us.

Linking to Other Websites: Our websites, online services, online or mobile banking may contain links to third party websites. Although these links were established to provide you with access to useful information, we do not control and are not responsible for any of these websites or their contents. We do not know or control what information third-party websites may collect regarding your personal information. We provide these links to you only as a convenience, and we do not endorse or make any representations about using such third-party websites or any information, software or other products or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. We encourage you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from our websites so that you can understand how those websites collect, use, and share your information. We are not responsible for the security or privacy practices of the linked websites.

Protecting Children’s Privacy: We respect the privacy of children and comply with the practices established under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”). Our website and mobile application does not target children. We do not knowingly collect or retain personally identifiable information from consumers under the age of thirteen. We may, however, collect information about consumers under the age of thirteen on our website or mobile application directly from their parents or legal guardians in connection with the financial products and service that we offer to our members, such as, without limitation, adding children as beneficiaries to bank accounts. For more information about COPPA please visit the Federal Trade Commission website:

Data Retention: We may retain your personal information and online activity data even if you decide to terminate your membership with us, close your accounts with us, and/or delete our app or cease use of our websites based on the following:

  • Laws and regulations. We are a regulated financial institution that is subject to laws and regulations governing our retention of information pertaining to our members, applicants for credit union membership, loans and other financial products and services. We are also an employer and, thus, we are subject to labor laws governing how long we must retain information about applicants for employment and current and former employees. Therefore, applicable laws and regulations will govern how long we retain information pertaining to you.
  • Fraud Prevention and Security. We will retain information that we need for fraud prevention and security purposes.
  • Contracts. We will retain information for as long as necessary to comply with our contractual obligations to you, our service providers, and other third parties, as permitted by law.
  • Legal Claims and Defenses. We may retain information for such a period as necessary or advisable to preserve legal claims and defenses.

Opting Out of Email or SMS Communications. If you have signed-up to receive our email marketing communications, you can unsubscribe any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link included at the bottom of the email or other electronic communication. Alternatively, you can opt out of receiving marketing communications by contacting us at the contact information under “Contact Us” below. If you provide your phone number through the online banking services, we may send you notifications by SMS, such as providing a fraud alert. You may opt out of SMS communications by unlinking your mobile phone number through the online banking services.

Contact Us: You may contact us regarding any question, concern or matter pertaining to this Policy at:

Phone: (559) 227-8329 or (800) 446-8329

Support Chat: Log in to you Online or Mobile Banking


Mail:    United Local Credit Union

             3650 E Ashlan Ave

            Fresno, CA 93726

Updates to this Policy: From time to time, we may change this Policy. The effective date of this Policy, as indicated above, reflects the last time this Policy was revised. Any changes to this Policy will become effective when we post the revised Policy on our website. Your use of our websites, online services, or online or mobile banking following these changes means that you accept the revised Policy.