CAFCU Privacy Notice and Disclosure

Capital Area Federal Credit Union, your member owned financial institution, is committed to providing you with competitive products and services to meet your financial needs and help you reach your goals. We are equally committed to protecting the privacy of our members.

Under federal law, we are required to give you this privacy notice. It describes our credit union’s privacy policy and practices concerning the personal information we collect and disclose about our members. It also includes information about the parties who receive personal and sometimes nonpublic information from us as we conduct the business of the credit union. These practices are followed by the credit union.

If after reading this notice you have questions, please contact us at:

207-623-4245
or write to:
Member Services Representative
Capital Area Federal Credit Union
P.O. Box 2626
Augusta, ME 04338-2626

Information We Collect About You

We collect nonpublic personal information about you from the following sources:

  • Information we receive from you on applications and other forms
  • Information about your transactions with us Information we receive from a consumer reporting agency
  • Information obtained when verifying the information you provide on an application or other forms. This may be obtained from your current or past employers, or from other institutions where you conduct financial transactions.

Information We Disclose

We do not disclose any nonpublic personal information about our members or former members to anyone, except as permitted by law.

Disclosure of Information to Parties That Provide Services to Us

We may disclose all of the information we collect, as described above, to companies that perform marketing services on our behalf or to other financial institutions with whom we have joint marketing agreements.

Disclosure of Information About Former Members

If you terminate your membership with Capital Area Federal Credit Union we will not share information we have collected about you, except as may be permitted or required by law.

How We Protect Your Information

We restrict access to nonpublic personal information about you to persons who need to know that personal information to provide products or services to you. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with Federal Regulations to guard your nonpublic personal information.

What Members Can Do to Help

Capital Area Federal Credit Union is committed to protecting the privacy of its members. Members can help by following these simple guidelines:

  • Protect your account numbers, plastic card numbers, PINs (personal identification numbers) or passwords. Never keep your PIN with your card, which can provide free access to accounts if your card is lost or stolen.
  • Use caution when disclosing your account numbers, social security numbers, etc. to other persons. If someone calls you explaining the call is on behalf of the credit union and asks for your account number, you should beware. Official credit union staff will have access to your information and will not need to ask for it.
  • Keep your information with us current. If your address or phone number changes, please let us know. It is important that we have current information on how to reach you. If we detect potentially fraudulent or unauthorized activity or use of an account, we will attempt to contact you immediately.
  • Let us know if you have questions. Please do not hesitate to call us—we are here to serve you!

Opt-out of information sharing

Members can direct us to not share non-public personal information in certain cases by clicking on the link below, printing and completing the form, and sending it to us:

Opt-out form


2010 North Belfast Ave. Augusta, ME 04330 | Telephone: (207) 622-3442 | Fax: (207) 623-2276
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