Revised February, 2021
At Hingham Savings, protecting customer confidentiality and privacy is of the utmost importance. We recognize the importance of protecting the personal and financial information you have entrusted to us. Hingham Institution for Savings does not share any information about our customers with any other companies except to manage our own business, comply with legal proceedings, or to protect our customers against fraudulent actions. A regulatory or law enforcement agency may, from time to time, require us to provide information about our customers and we will provide that information in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. For a copy of our Bank Privacy Notice, please click here.
We deploy session cookies for Internet Banking customers for security purposes and to enhance your online experience. We also use Google Analytics and Google AdWords products to support our online marketing activities. Our use of these products is fully described above.
We ask that you do not send confidential information to us via email. Email is not secure against interception. If your communication is very sensitive or includes personal information such as account numbers or a social security number, we suggest you call us or send it to us via regular mail.
As we continue to improve our products and services, our commitment to customer confidentiality will remain a top priority.
When using our mobile apps, we may collect information regarding your mobile device such as device settings, unique device identifiers, information about your location, and analytical information that may assist with diagnostics and performance. For your convenience, you may be asked to grant permission for access to your mobile device’s geolocation data. This information may be collected when you use certain services that are dependent on your mobile device’s location (such as the location of an ATM or in store transactions).
Products and Services
The information, materials, products and services on this web site are subject to change. Your eligibility for particular products or services is subject to determination by and the approval of Hingham Institution for Savings. No solicitation is made by Hingham Institution for Savings to any person to use any information, materials, products or services in any jurisdiction where the provision of such information, materials, products and services is prohibited by law.
Neither Hingham Institution for Savings nor its third party content providers, warrants the accuracy, adequacy, completeness or timeliness of the information, materials, products and services on this web site or the error-free use of this web site. All information, materials, products and services “as is” and “as available” no warranty of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third party rights, title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and freedom from computer virus is given in conjunction with the information, materials, products and services.
Limitation of Liability
In no event shall Hingham Institution for Savings or its third party providers be liable for any damages, losses or liabilities including without limitation, direct or indirect, special incidental, consequential damages losses or liabilities, in connection with your use of this web site or your reliance on or use or inability to use the information, materials, products and services on this site, or in connection with any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus or line or system failure, even if Hingham Institution for Savings or its third party providers are advised of the possibility of such damages, losses or expenses.
Your use of the hyperlinks on this web site to other Internet sites is at your own risk. Hingham Institution for Savings is not responsible for the content, products or services provided by third party sites hyperlinked from this web site nor does it endorse or guarantee the products or services provided on third party sites hyperlinked from this site, and Hingham Institution for Savings is not liable for the failure of products or services offered on those third party sites. Third party sites may provide less information on security than Hingham Institution for Savings websites. You should review the privacy and security policies of a website before you provide any personal or confidential information.
Your use of this web site is governed by Massachusetts and applicable federal law.
You agree to follow all applicable laws and regulations when using this website. Furthermore, you agree that you shall not: upload, post or otherwise transmit through or to this website any content that is unlawful, abusive, threatening, harmful, obscene, lewd, offensive, defamatory or otherwise objectionable; might infringe the intellectual property rights, privacy rights, rights of publicity, or other proprietary rights of others; contains any viruses, trojan horses, malware or any other harmful programs or elements; disrupt, place unreasonable burdens or excessive loads on, interfere with or attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion of our website, its computer systems, servers or networks; provide false information about yourself to us, impersonate any other person, or otherwise attempt to mislead others about your identity or the origin of any content, message or other communication; transmit junk mail, chain letters, or other unsolicited bulk e-mail or duplicative messages; collect information about other visitors to our website without their consent or otherwise systematically extract data or data fields, including without limitation any financial data or e-mail addresses; sell access to or the use of this website, including any content contained on, downloaded or accessed from this website, without the express written consent of Hingham Institution for Savings; redistribute any content, including financial data, provided by us in any manner whatsoever including by means of printed publication, fax broadcast, web pages, e-mail, web newsgroups or forums, or any other electronic or paper-based service or method; intentionally alter the format in which financial data is provided by us or otherwise circumvent our regular interfaces to such data; and embed or import any financial data provided by us into any information services (whether or not web-based), data files or application software, including without limitation accounting and payroll systems, without the express written consent of Hingham Institution for Savings.
Use of Google Analytics and Remarketing
In our online advertising program, Hingham Institution for Savings may use Google Analytics, Google AdWords Conversion tracker, other Google services, and other third party sites which place cookies on a browser across the Hingham Institution for Savings website(s). This cookie placement helps us increase the website’s general effectiveness for visitors. Cookies are set and read by Google and other third party sites. You can opt out of Google tracking at any time by visiting the Google Ad Settings page. At no time does Hingham Institution for Savings use Google or third-party cookies to collect personally identifiable information about our customers.
Hingham Institution for Savings may also use AdWords or other third party remarketing, sometimes called retargeting, to market our website(s) across the Internet. Google or other third party sites place a cookie on a browser. Google or third party sites read cookies and may present a Hingham Institution for Savings ad on a 3rd party site. You may opt out of Google’s remarketing here. If you are concerned about 3rd party cookies presenting ads by Google and other ad networks, you may visit a broader opt out page at the Network Advertising Initiative. Please note these links will direct you to third party sites that are not managed by the Bank and for which the Bank accepts no responsibility.
These terms may be changed from time to time by posting new Terms and Conditions on the Hingham Institution for Savings website. All Hingham Institution for Savings website users agree to be subject to this agreement as it changes from time to time.
Copyright in the pages, in the screens displaying the pages and in the information, materials and other content contained in this website is owned by Hingham Institution for Savings unless otherwise indicated and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws and treaties. The information, materials and other content of this web site may not be copied, displayed, distributed, downloaded, licensed, modified, published, reposted, reproduced, reused, sold, transmitted, used to create a derivative work, or otherwise used for public or commercial purposes without the express written consent of Hingham Institution for Savings.