Equal Credit Opportunity Notice

If your application for credit is denied, you have the right to a written statement of the specific reasons for the denial. To obtain the statement, please send your request within 60 days from the date you are notified of the Creditor’s decision to Firstmark Credit Union, P.O. Box 701650, San Antonio, Texas 78232, Attention: Business Lending. The Creditor will send you a written statement of reasons within 30 days of receiving your request for the statement. The notice below describes additional protections extended to you.

NOTICE: All documents submitted and obtained in the course of this application become property of Firstmark Credit Union and may not be available for return. If you have been asked to act as a guarantor for the credit of one or more primary applicant(s) and are providing information to the creditor in this application for that purpose, please be advised that if the creditor determines that you do not meet its standards of creditworthiness for the amount and/or kind of credit desired by the primary applicant(s), the creditor is required by law to provide the specific reasons for such adverse action to the primary applicant(s), either verbally or in writing as instructed in the preceding paragraph and NOT to you. Unless you are willing to share the specific reasons for adverse action based on your credit history with the primary applicant(s), you should not submit this application to the creditor. Your choosing to submit this application to the creditor will be deemed by the creditor to be your authorization to share the specific reasons for adverse action with the primary applicant(s) should the application be denied. In addition, no oral or written communication implying approval of a loan or loans is enforceable or binding until loan documents have been properly executed by all parties.

The Federal Equal Credit Opportunity Act prohibits creditors from discriminating against credit applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age (with certain limited exceptions); because all or part of the applicant’s income derives from any public assistance program; or because the applicant has in good faith exercised any right under the Consumer Credit Protection Act. The Federal agency that administers compliance with this law concerning this creditor is the National Credit Union Administration, Region IV (Austin), 4807 Spicewood Springs Rd., Suite 5200, Austin, Texas, 78759-8490.