Privacy of Your Information

Thank you for visiting our website and reviewing our Privacy and Security Policy. Your privacy and security are of great importance. We take many precautions to protect your privacy. We must comply with federal regulations that prohibit unauthorized use of your information. We do not sell your information to third parties. In addition, unless we are required or authorized by law, we do not provide your information to anyone without your authorization.


Information That You Provide

We do not collect any personal information (such as name, address, SSN) about you when you visit our website unless you give us that information. You may send us an e-mail, use a web form, subscribe to a mailing list or submit other information via our website. We will use this information to respond to your request, and may enter the information you submit into an electronic database. We limit the use and collection of all information to that which is necessary to respond to your request and provide high-quality service.


Farm Credit Members Discussion Board Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions govern your use of this discussion board. By using this discussion board, you accept these terms and conditions in full. 

Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or any part of the Farm Credit System or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).

You agree and understand that you may be held legally responsible for damages suffered by other discussion board users or third parties as the result of your remarks, information, feedback or other content posted or made available on the discussion board that is deemed defamatory or otherwise legally actionable. Farm Credit is not legally responsible, nor can it be held liable for damages of any kind, arising out of or in connection to any defamatory or otherwise legally actionable remarks, information, feedback or other content posted or made available on the discussion board.

You represent and warrant that you shall not use the website or discussion board to upload, post, transmit, display, perform or distribute any content, information or materials that:

  • Is unlawful, misleading, discriminatory or fraudulent.
  • Infringes or violates someone else's rights, including their intellectual property rights.
  • Act as viruses or malicious code or do anything that could disable, overburden, or impair the proper working or appearance of our products.
  • Allow you to access or collect data from our products using automated means or attempt to access documents you do not have permission to access. 

You must not:

  • republish material from this discussion board (including republication on another website);
  • sell, rent or sub-license material from the discussion board;
  • show any material from the discussion board in public;
  • reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this discussion board for a commercial purpose;
  • edit or otherwise modify any material on the discussion board; or
  • redistribute material from this discussion board, except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution.
  • use this discussion board to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications. 

The Farm Credit Council reserves the right to terminate users or restrict uploading, posting, transmission or display of objectionable content. The Farm Credit Council, in its sole discretion, may delete any objectionable content from its servers.


Information Collected and Stored Automatically

When you visit our Web site, we collect information about your Internet connection. We will automatically gather and store certain information about your visit even if you simply browse through the Web site, read pages or download documents. Like most Web sites, we use "cookies." A cookie is a small amount of information that is maintained by your Web browser and may be placed on your hard disk. We use cookies to track your navigation through our site so we may provide you a consistent and personalized Web experience. The cookie we assign to you will only be exchanged between your Web browser and Web servers in our domain. It cannot retrieve any data from your hard drive, pass on computer viruses or capture your e-mail address. We may also use cookies to gather and compile statistical data about the pages our visitors view and maintain registered user information you voluntarily provide to us. This helps us determine the areas of our Web site that interest users and improve the navigation and content of the site.

If you are concerned about cookies and are not a registered user, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies and refuse the cookie when your browser alerts you to its presence. Registered users must accept cookies from our site in order to take advantage of the advanced features available to you.


Links to Other Sites

Our privacy and security policy only addresses our activities from our website. Other sites, including those to which we have provided links, may have their own privacy policies, which we do not control and thus are not addressed by our policy. You should familiarize yourself with the privacy policy and security practices of the linked website since that policy will apply to your use of the linked website.


Security and Fraud Safeguards

We use industry standard data encryption to ensure the security of any information that you provide us through this website. For website security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.

Farm Credit’s web page should be accessed directly by typing the site name or URL into the address bar of the web browser or by using a “bookmark” specifically created to access the Farm Credit website.

Farm Credit does not send e-mail messages to request personal or confidential information. Such requests are of a suspicious nature and should be reported immediately.

Farm Credit purchases security certificates or licenses to verify information provided is secure.


No Solicitation or Offer

This website and the information contained in this website (Website Contents) are provided for general information purposes only and do not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of any offer to buy securities offered by the Funding Corporation on behalf of the Banks of the Farm Credit System (Farm Credit Systemwide debt securities). The Website Contents are not sufficient or complete to make a decision relating to the purchase or sale of any Farm Credit Systemwide debt securities. Farm Credit Systemwide debt securities are offered only by relevant offering documents. The terms of any particular issue of Farm Credit Systemwide deb securities are governed by the applicable offering documents establishing such terms, which shall prevail in the event of any inconsistency between the terms thereby established and the information contained on this website. Copies of offering documents are available on the Funding Corporation's website or can be obtained by calling the Funding Corporation at (201) 200-8000.


We continue to monitor, review and update the privacy measures and technology that we have in place to protect your information. Your questions or concerns about this policy may be directed to