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Notice of Data Incident

Capital Farm Credit, ACA (“CFC”) recently learned that certain paper files for loans that were paid off between 1960 and 2011 from CFC’s Burnet Credit Office were missing from an offsite third-party storage facility. Immediately upon learning of the situation, CFC conducted an extensive investigation but has been unable to locate the files or their disposition. The missing files may have contained, among other information, certain customers’ names, addresses, date of birth, Social Security numbers, phone numbers, account/loan numbers and loan amounts as well as other loan application and loan-related information.

CFC has no reason to believe that personal information has been misused for the purpose of committing fraud or identity theft. Nonetheless, CFC is providing this notice about the incident and to provide you with guidance on what you can do to protect yourself, should you feel it is appropriate to do so.

Although CFC is not aware of any instances of fraud or identity theft, CFC is offering a complimentary one-year membership of Experian IdentityWorks Credit 3B for any customer or former customer who believes they may be impacted. This product helps detect possible misuse of your personal information and provides you with identity protection services focused on immediate identification and resolution of identity theft. This service is completely free to you and enrolling in this program will not hurt your credit score.

CFC values the trust you place in it to protect your privacy, takes its responsibility to safeguard your personal information seriously. CFC is reviewing its policies and procedures to identify ways to reduce the risk of this type of incident occurring in the future. For further information or assistance in enrollment in IdentityWorks Credit 3B, please contact our Security Officer Steve Perone at 979-822-3018.