Privacy Statement

FHLBanks Office of Finance Website Privacy Policy


The only individualized information that the Office of Finance obtains about you through this Website is information you voluntarily supply. We will only use that information to fulfill the purpose for which it was supplied to us. The Office of Finance may use agents and contractors to assist in the operation of our business and our Website. We may share the information obtained from you with these agents and contractors to fulfill the purpose for which the information was supplied to us. The agents and contractors are required to protect information obtained from you in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy.


We may track user visits and behavior on the site through non-personally identifiable information.  We may also collect statistics from any visitor survey that we conduct.   This information may be gathered together (aggregated) for our use and to share with any of the Federal Home Loan Banks or with our regulator, the Federal Housing Finance Agency, in order to make our website more useful and effective.

We may use "cookies" - these are small pieces of data sent by a website to your web browser and stored on your computer.  Data derived from the cookies are aggregated and used by the Office of Finance for statistical tracking purposes. We also use this information to understand general traffic patterns on our Website and to gauge and improve the Website's effectiveness.  The data are not used for individual identification and the Office of Finance in no way links your personal information to these traffic pattern statistics.

If you are concerned about the use of cookies, you may configure your web browser to either request your specific acceptance of a cookie or disable cookies entirely. You will still be able to fully navigate our Website if you choose to refuse or disable cookies.


We may preserve and disclose user information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to (a) comply with legal process; (b) respond to claims that any content violates the rights of third parties; or (c) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of the Office of Finance, the users of our Website, and the public.   We are the agent of the Federal Home Loan Banks and are subject to regulation by the Federal Housing Finance Agency, so we may share user information with their respective employees and agents.


This Website may contain links to other sites that are not under our control.  These websites may have their own policies regarding privacy.  You should review these polices before visiting these websites.  We have no responsibility for linked websites and provide these links solely for the convenience and information of our visitors. 


We may from time to time change this privacy policy. All revisions to the privacy policy will be posted on our Website, other places we deem appropriate and where otherwise required under applicable law.  Please check this privacy policy regularly for any revisions.  In addition, if you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, please contact us at 703-467-3600.