Electronic Funds Transfer
Piscataqua Savings Bank
15 Pleasant Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801-4550
This disclosure contains information about terms, fees, and interest rates for some of the accounts we offer.
ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER AGREEMENT AND DISCLOSURES
This Agreement and Disclosure is made in compliance with federal law regulating electronic funds transfer (EFT) services. Electronic funds transfers are electronically initiated transfers of money involving a deposit account at the Financial Institution. The following disclosures set both your and our rights and responsibilities concerning the electronic funds transfers. In this Agreement, the words "you" and "your" mean those who sign as applicants or any authorized user(s). The words "we", "us" and "our" mean the Financial Institution.
Piscataqua Savings ATM
Brief Description: You may use this card to process transactions at any ATM terminal displaying the NYCE or CIRRUS symbols.
Types of Transfers: You may use the automated teller machine (ATM) card and personal identification number (PIN) issued to you to initiate transactions at ATMs of ours, ATMs within the networks identified on your card and such other facilities as we may designate from time to time. At present you may use your card to (some of these services may not be available at all ATMs):
- Deposit funds to your checking account
- Withdraw cash from your checking account.
- Deposit funds to your savings account.
- Withdraw cash from your savings account
- Transfer funds between your checking and savings accounts.
- Obtain balance information on your deposit accounts.
- Make loan payments from your deposit accounts.
Limitations on Frequency and Amount: You may withdraw up to a maximum of $500.00 (if there are sufficient funds in your account) per day.
Fees and Charges for ATM Transactions:
- There is no charge for ATM withdrawals at machines owned by us.
- There is a $1.00 charge for each ATM withdrawal at machines we do not own.
- A fee may be imposed by an ATM operator if you initiate a transaction from an ATM that is not operated by Piscataqua Savings Bank.
Telephone and Preauthorized Transfers
Types of Preauthorized Transfers: You may arrange for us to complete the following preauthorized transfers to your deposit accounts:
- Accept direct deposits from your employer or other financial institutions to your checking or savings account.
- Telephone Transfers
Fees and Charges:
We do not charge for direct deposits to any type of account. There is a $5.00 per transfer fee for telephone transfers.
POINT OF SALE
Types of Transactions: You may use the card and PIN issued you to pay for purchases from merchants who have agreed to accept the card at point of sale (POS) terminals within the networks identified on your card and such other terminals as the Bank may designate from time to time.
Limitations on Frequency and Amount:
- You may purchase up to a maximum of $500.00 worth of goods and services per day, inclusive of ATM withdrawals.
Fees and Charges:
- We do not charge for any POS transactions.
VISA Debit Card
Brief Description: You may use this card to pay for purchases at merchants who have agreed to accept VISA card transactions. These transactions usually require a signature and amounts will be deducted from your checking account.
Types of Transactions: You may use the card and PIN issued you to pay for purchases from merchants who have agreed to accept the card at point of sale (POS) terminals within the networks identified on your card and such other terminals as the Bank may designate from time to time. Point of Sale (POS) transactions will be deducted from your Primary Account. Point of sale (POS) transactions involving a refund will be credited to your Primary Account. Your Primary Account number and information may be obtained from the POS Request Form.
Limitations on Frequency and Amount:
- You may purchase up to a maximum of $2,500.00 worth of goods and services per day, exclusive of ATM withdrawals.
- You are limited to 15 VISA Debit Transactions per day.
Fees and Charges:
We do not charge for any POS transactions.
Brief Description: You may access your account by telephone 24 hours a day at 1-800-765-0952. You will need a personal identification number, your account numbers and a touch-tone telephone.
Types of Audio Response Services: You may access your deposit accounts by using a separate personal identification number (PIN) assigned to you and your account number in our audio response system. At the present time you may use the system to:
- Transfer funds between your deposit accounts.
- Give you tax information on interest earned or paid on your accounts.
- Obtain balance information on your deposit accounts.
- Verify the last date and amount of your payroll deposit.
- Determine if a particular check has cleared your account.
- Make loan payments from your deposit account.
Limitations on Frequency and Amount:
- There is no limit on the amount of any transfer or withdrawal from the funds in your deposit accounts.
Fees and Charges for Audio Response Transactions:
- We do not charge for any Audio Response Transactions.
The following limitations may be applicable to your accounts, except as provided by law:
Liability for Unauthorized VISA Point of Sale Debit Card Transactions:
Tell us AT ONCE if you believe your VISA point of sale debit card has been lost or stolen or of any unauthorized transactions. Your liability for unauthorized use of your debit card with the VISA logo when it is used as a VISA point of sale debit card will not exceed (A) Zero dollars ($0.00) liability if you report the loss or thief of the card within two (2) business days of discovery that your point of sale debit card was lost or stolen, or (B) Fifty dollars ($50.00) liability if you report the loss or theft of your point of sale debit card after two (2) business days of discovery that your point of sale debit card was lost or stolen. For other assertions of unauthorized Visa point of sale debit card transactions, there is a maximum of Fifty dollars ($50.00) liability if you provide proper notification of unauthorized Visa point of sale debit card transactions. We may require you to provide a written statement regarding claims of unauthorized VISA point of sale debit card transactions.
These provisions limiting your liability do not apply to VISA commercial cards or VISA PLUS ATM transactions; and apply only to cards issued in the United Sates. With respect to unauthorized transactions, these limits may be exceeded to the extent allowed under applicable law (see Liability for Unauthorized Transfers above) only if we determine that you were grossly negligent or fraudulent in the handling of your account or point of sale debit card. The same consumer liability limits shall apply to Interlink Transactions. To notify us of lost or stolen cards, or of unauthorized transactions, call or write to us at the address or phone number below during regular banking hours. After hours call 1-800-554-8969. This will help prevent unauthorized access to your account and minimize any inconvenience.
VISA is a registered trademark of VISA International
In addition to the limitations set forth above, the following limitations may be applicable to your accounts:
Liability for Unauthorized Transfers: Tell us AT ONCE if you believe your card, ATM PIN, POS card or PIN, or Audio Response PIN has been lost or stolen. Telephoning is the best way of keeping your possible losses down. You could lose all the money in your accounts (plus your maximum overdraft line of credit). If you tell us within two (2) business days, you can lose no more than $50.00 if someone used your card or code without your permission. If you do NOT tell us within two (2) business days after you learn of the loss or theft of your card or code, and we can prove that we could have stopped someone from using your card or code without your permission if you had told us, you could lose as much as $500.00. Also, if your statement shows transfers that you did not make, tell us at once. If you do not tell us within sixty (60) days after the statement was mailed to you, you may not get back any money lost after the sixty (60) days if we can prove that we could have stopped someone from taking the money if you had told us in time. If a good reason (such as a long trip or a hospital stay) kept you from telling us, we will extend the time periods. If you believe that your card or code has been lost or stolen or that someone has transferred or may transfer money from your account without your permission, call or write to us at the telephone number or address set forth below.
Business Days: For purposes of these electronic funds transfer disclosures, our business days are Monday through Friday. Holidays are not included.
Periodic Statement: You will get a monthly account statement from us, unless there are no transactions in a particular month. In any case you will get a statement quarterly. You will get a quarterly statement from us on your savings account if this is the only account you maintain and the only possible electronic transfer to or from the account is a preauthorized deposit. If you have a passbook account, you may bring your passbook to us and we will record any direct deposits that we made to your account since the last time you brought in your passbook.
Terminal Receipt: You can get a receipt at the time you make any transfer to or from your account using one of our ATMs or purchase at a POS terminal.
Direct Deposits: If you have arranged to have direct deposits made to your account at least once every sixty (60) days from the same person or company, you can call us at (603) 436-5250 to find out whether or not the deposit has been made.
Our Liability for Failure to Make Transfers: If we do not complete a transfer to or from your account on time or in the correct amount according to our agreement with you, we will be liable for your losses or damages. However, there are some exceptions.
We will NOT be liable for instance:
- If, through no fault of ours, you do not have enough money in your account to make the transfer.
- If the money in your account is subject to legal process or other claim restricting such transfer.
- If the transfer would go over the credit limit on your overdraft line.
- If the ATM where you are making the transfer does not have enough cash.
- If the terminal or system was not working properly and you knew about the breakdown when you started the transfer.
- If circumstances beyond our control (such as fire or flood) prevent the transaction, despite reasonable precautions that we have taken.
In Case of Errors or Questions About Your Electronic Transfers: Telephone us at 1-800-286-5254, or write us at 15 Pleasant Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4550 as soon as you can, if you think your statement or receipt is wrong or if you need more information about a transfer listed on the statement or receipt. We must hear from you no later than sixty (60) days after we sent the FIRST statement on which the problem or error appeared.
- Tell us your name and account number (if any).
- Describe the error or the transfer you are unsure about, and explain as clearly as you can why you believe it is an error or why you need more information.
- Tell us the dollar amount of the suspected error.
If you tell us orally, we may require that you send us your complaint or question in writing within ten (10) business days.
We will determine whether an error occurred within ten (10) business days after we hear from you and will correct any error promptly. If we need more time, however, we may take up to forty five (45) days to investigate your complaint or question. If we decide to do this, we will credit your account within ten (10) business days for the amount you think is in error, so that you will have the use of the money during the time it takes us to complete our investigation. If we ask you to put your complaint or question in writing and we do not receive it within ten (10) business days, we may not credit your account.
We will tell you the results within three (3) business days after completing our investigation. If we decide that there was no error, we will send you a written explanation. You may ask for copies of the documents that we used in our investigation. If a notice of error involves an electronic fund transfer that occurred within thirty (30) days after the first deposit to the account was made, the applicable time periods for action shall be twenty (20) business days in place of ten (10) business days. If a notice of error involves an electronic fund transfer that was initiated in a foreign country, occurred within thirty (30) days after the first deposit to the account was made, or is a point of sale debit card transaction, the applicable time period for action shall be ninety (90) calendar days in place of forty five (45) calendar days. If a notice of error involves unauthorized use of your point of sale debit card with the VISA logo when it is used as a VISA point of sale debit card, we will provide provisional credit within five (5) business days after you notify us instead of within ten (10) or twenty (20) business days. We may withhold providing this accelerated provisional credit, to the extent allowed under applicable law, if the circumstances or account history warrants the delay.
Confidentiality: We will disclose information to third parties about your account or the transfers you make:
- To complete transfers as necessary
- To verify the existence and condition of your account upon the request of a third party, such as a credit bureau or merchant; or
- To comply with government agency or court orders; or
- If you give us your written permission.
Personal Identification Number (PIN):
The ATM PIN, POS PIN, e-bank Password, or Audio Response PIN issued to you is for your security purposes. The numbers are confidential and should not be disclosed to third parties or recorded on the card. You are responsible for safekeeping your PIN(s). You agree not to disclose or otherwise make your ATM PIN, POS PIN, e-bank Password, or Audio Response PIN available to anyone not authorized to sign on your accounts.
Notices: All notices from us will be effective when we have mailed them or delivered them to your last known address on our records. Notices from you will be effective when received by us at the telephone number or the address specified in this Agreement. We reserve the right to change the terms and conditions upon which this service is offered. We will mail notice to you at least twenty one (21) days before the effective date of any change, as required by law use of this service is subject to existing regulations governing your account and any future changes to those regulations.
Enforcement: In the event either party brings a legal action to enforce this Agreement or collect amounts owing as a result of any Account transaction the prevailing party shall be entitled to reasonable attorney’s fees and costs, including fees on any appeal, subject to any limits under applicable law.
Termination of ATM, POS, Audio Response, and e-bank Services: You agree that we may terminate this Agreement and your use of the ATM Card, POS, Audio Response, or e-bank services if:
- You or any authorized user of your ATM PIN, POS card or PIN, Audio Response PIN, or e-bank Password breach this or any other agreement with us;
- We have reason to believe that there has been an unauthorized use of your ATM PIN, POS card, or PIN, Audio Response PIN, or e-bank Password
- We notify you or any other party to your account that we have cancelled or will cancel this Agreement. You or any other party to your account can terminate this Agreement by notifying us in writing.
Termination of service will be effective the first business day following receipt of your written notice. Termination of this Agreement will not affect the rights and responsibilities of the parties under this Agreement for transactions initiated before termination.
Preauthorized Electronic Fund Transfers:
Stop Payment Rights: If you have told us in advance to make regular electronic fund transfers out of your account(s), you can stop any of these payments. Here’s how: Call us or write to us at the telephone number or address set forth above, in time for us to receive your request three (3) business days or more before the payment is scheduled to be made. If you call, we may also require you to put your request in writing and get it to us within fourteen (14) days after you call. We will charge you $12.00 for each stop payment order you give.
Notice of Varying Amounts: If these regular payments may vary in amount, the person you are going to pay will tell you, ten (10) days before each payment, when it will be made and how much it will be. You may choose instead to get this notice only when the payment would differ by more than a certain amount from the previous payment, or when the amount would fall outside certain limits that you set.
Liability for Failure to Stop Payment of Preauthorized Transfers: If you order us to stop one of these payments three (3) business days or more before the transfer is scheduled, and we do not do so, we will be liable for your losses or damages.
Other Provisions: There may be a delay between the time a deposit is made and when it will be available for withdrawal. You should review our Funds Availability Policy to determine the availability of the funds deposited at ATMs. We reserve the right to refuse any transaction which would draw upon insufficient funds, exceed a credit limit, lower an account below a required balance, or otherwise require us to increase our required reserve on the account.
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