Online Privacy Policy

How your information is protected and shared.

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We are committed to protecting your privacy.

View your privacy choices here.

Ventura County Credit Union is protecting your privacy.

Updated: 3/27/2024

Ventura County Credit Union's Online Privacy Notice was established to inform you of our website and online information privacy practices, the types of information we collect, how the information is used, and how we maintain strict security procedures to protect your information.

In conjunction with our Online Privacy Notice you should also refer to our:

Annual Privacy Notice
Important Privacy Choices for Consumers
California Consumer Privacy Act

What does Ventura County Credit Union do with your personal information?

Financial companies choose how they share your personal information. Federal law gives consumers the right to limit some but not all sharing. Federal law also requires us to tell you how we collect, share and protect Your personal information. Please read this notice carefully to understand what we do.

The types of personal information We collect and share depend on the product or service youhave with us. This information can include:

  • Social Security number and purchase history
  • Account balances and credit card or other debit
  • Transaction history and checking account information

We may use your information to:

  • Evaluate your eligibility for accounts, loans, and other products and services for which you apply
  • Respond to your inquiries and fulfill your requests
  • Administer, manage and service your accounts, transactions, products, and services; including sending you important information about your account(s), products and services
  • Send you marketing communications on products and services that we believe may be of interest and/or to prequalify you for such products and services
  • Personalize your experience on our website by presenting products and offers tailored to you
  • Verify your identity in order to allow you online access to your accounts, conduct online transactions and to maintain measures aimed at preventing fraud and protecting the security of your account and personal information
  • Comply with applicable law and regulation, other legal processes, and law enforcement requirements; and for our business purposes, such as data analysis, audits, developing new and improving our existing products and services, enhancing our website, identifying usage trends, and determining the effectiveness of promotional campaigns

All financial companies need to share members' personal information to run their everyday business. In the section below, we list the reasons Ventura County Credit Union chooses to share; and whether You can limit this sharing.

PLEASE NOTE: if you are a new member, we can begin sharing your information 45 days from the date you received this notice. When you are no longer our member, we can continue to share your information as described in this notice.

To limit our sharing:

Complete the Important Privacy Choices for Consumers form
Mail the form to 2575 Vista Del Mar Drive, Suite 100, Ventura CA 93001
Or scan and email to us at [email protected]

Other online information we collect and use

We may collect and use other information, such as:

Cookies: Cookies are pieces of data stored directly on the device you are using when you visit our website. Cookies allow us to collect information such as browser type, date and time spent on our website, and pages visited. We use the information for security purposes, to facilitate navigation, to display information more effectively, to personalize and enrich your experience while visiting the website, and to recognize your device to allow your use of our online services. We also gather statistical information about the usage of the website in order to continually improve the design and functionality, to monitor responses to our advertisements, to understand how customers use the website, and to assist us with resolving website questions. You can refuse to accept these cookies and most devices and browsers offer their own privacy settings for cookies. You will need to manage your cookie settings for each device and browser you use. However, if you do not accept these cookies, you may experience some inconvenience in your use of the website and some online services. For example, we may not be able to recognize your device and you may need to answer challenge questions each time you log on. You also may not receive advertising or other offers from us that are relevant to your interests and needs.

IP Address: Your IP Address is a number that is automatically assigned to the device that you are using by your Internet Service Provider (ISP). An IP Address is identified and logged automatically in our server log files whenever a user visits the website, along with the time of the visit and the page(s) that were visited. Collecting IP Addresses is standard practice on the internet and is done automatically by many websites. We use IP Addresses for purposes such as calculating website usage levels, helping diagnose server problems, and administering the website.   

Online and Mobile Banking
Ventura County Credit Union's Online and Mobile Banking applications allow you access to your account balances, transfer funds, pay bills, and make deposits on your computer or mobile device. This Online Privacy Notice applies to any personal or other information that we may collect through these applications. Please refer to Online Security for more details.

Google Analytics
This website utilizes Google Analytics, a service by Google, Inc., which utlizes "cookies" to analyze user activity on the site. Information gathered, including IP addresses, is sent to Google's servers in the United States for evaluation. Google compiles activity reports for website operators and may share data with third parties as required by law or for processing purposes. Your IP address won't be linked with other data held by Google. You can opt out of cookies, though this may limit website functionality. By using this website, you agree to Google processing your data as described.

Other Important Information

Social Media Sites
Ventura County Credit Union (VCCU) provides experiences on social media platforms such as Meta®, YouTube, Twitter®, LinkedIn®, Yelp®, Google, and others that enable online sharing and collaboration among users who have registered with them. All social media websites referenced on the VCCU website, or on social media websites in which VCCU has a presence, are controlled and administered by a third party, are not owned or controlled by VCCU, have different privacy policies from VCCU, and this VCCU Online Privacy Notice does not apply to those sites. Any content you post on social media websites is subject to the privacy policies of those platforms. You should refer to their privacy policies to better understand your rights and obligations with regard to such content and their privacy and information sharing practices.

Children's Online Privacy Protection Policy
Parents may at any time request to review the child's personal information, ask to have it deleted and refuse to allow any further collection or use of the child's information. For such requests, email  [email protected], call 800.339.0496 or write to: Marketing, VCCU, 2575 Vista Del Mar Drive, Ventura, CA 93001. Refer to our Children's Online Privacy Protection Policy for more details.

Protecting Your Information, Confidentiality, and Security
We protect information we collect about you by maintaining physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards. These safeguards restrict access to your confidential information to only authorized personnel with specific need to access and utilize your information. We train our employees on how to handle your information to maintain confidentiality and privacy. To protect your personal information from unauthorized access and use, we use security measures that comply with federal law. These measures include computer and system safeguards and secured files and buildings.

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding this Online Privacy Policy call us at 800.339.0496 or write to us at:

Ventura County Credit Union
Attn: Financial Privacy
2575 Vista Del Mar Drive, Suite 100
Ventura, CA 93001