Last modified Feb. 22, 2023
When you visit The Bank of Elk River's website, www.thebankofelkriver.com, the bank and our service providers acting on our behalf automatically collect specific data using tracking technologies called cookies. This policy describes what and how we use tracking technologies.
The Bank of Elk River or one of our third-party services may use the following types of cookies for the reasons described below:
Essential cookies and tracking technologies are required to help the bank's website function properly. For example, an essential cookie may be used to prevent visitors from logging in each time they access a new webpage in the same session.
Required cookies are necessary to operate the account portal, so visitors cannot opt out of them.
Functionality cookies allow The Bank of Elk River's site to remember users' site preferences and choices, including web accessibility and language preferences.
You can use your browser settings to opt out of functional cookies. For more information on how to do that, click here. Note that opting out may affect visitors' functionality of the site.
Analytics cookies and tracking technologies help us understand how customers and visitors interact with The Bank of Elk River's website. They allow the bank to count visits and traffic sources to measure and improve the performance of our websites and services. They may collect your IP address but only to identify general locations of visitors and identify fraudulent or spam traffic.
The Bank may also have third-party service providers track and analyze usage and volume statistical information from our site’s visitors.
Third-party service providers that currently place analytics cookies include:
If you do not wish to be tracked by Hotjar, you may follow the steps on their "Do Not Track" page here. This will apply to all sites Hotjar is installed.
HOW TO MANAGE COOKIES
Visitors from Europe – If you live in the European Union or the European Economic Area, only essential cookies, as described above, will be used on our website and social sites by default. Other cookies and tracking technologies will only be used when you provide consent.
Visitors from the United States and outside of Europe – If you live in the United States or outside of the European Union or the European Economic Area, all cookies described above will be used by default. If you would prefer not to receive personalized ads based on your browser or device usage, you may express your opt-out preference to no longer receive tailored advertisements by clicking on the opt-out option shown on the main page of the bank’s website. Please note that you will continue to see advertisements, but they will no longer be tailored to your interests.
If you opt out of receiving certain cookies from the bank, your web browser will be associated with a generic "opt-out" cookie. This will prevent the bank from associating any non-personal information with your browser for a period of three months. After those three months, you will be prompted again for your cookie decision. Since this program is cookie-based, you may need to opt out again if you do any of the following:
More Information about Cookies
For more information about deleting and blocking cookies, visit: https://www.ftc.gov/site-information/privacy-policy/internet-cookies