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Ponemon Institute Announces 2010 Privacy Trust Study of Retail Banking

Ponemon Institute Announces 2010 Privacy Trust Study of Retail Banking

Ponemon 2010 Privacy Trust Study for Retail Banks Finds Many Challenges in Effort to Protect Personal Financial Data, Retain Customer Trust

Traverse City, Mich. – December 22, 2010 – Privacy and information management research firm the Ponemon Institute has announced the results of its annual Privacy Trust Study for Retail Banking. Now in its eighth year, the study measures consumer perceptions of trustworthiness for retail banking institutes and identifies the issues that influence consumer opinion.

Ponemon 2010 Privacy Trust Study for Retail Banks Finds Many Challenges in Effort to Protect Personal Financial Data, Retain Customer Trust

 

Financial stability, online experience, marketing quality among factors affecting consumer perceptions

 

Traverse City, Mich. – December 22, 2010 – Privacy and information management research firm the Ponemon Institute has announced the results of its annual Privacy Trust Study for Retail Banking. Now in its eighth year, the study measures consumer perceptions of trustworthiness for retail banking institutes and identifies the issues that influence consumer opinion.

 
An overall decrease in privacy trust scores suggest that many banks still face lingering effects from the global financial crisis and current economic hardships. However, the study identified leading factors contributing to either a negative or positive privacy trust score, including:
 
Positive Perception Factors
Negative Perception Factors
Financial stability
Financial instability
Overall service quality and experience
Notification of a data breach
Privacy policy disclosures, esp. online
Annoying, irrelevant marketing and advertising
Respectful marketing and advertising
Difficult, poorly designed online banking processes
Strong online identity authorization procedures
Aggressive sharing of customer’s personal data
 
For the fifth year in a row, U.S. Bank earned the highest overall trust ranking with a privacy trust score that was slightly improved over 2009. Regions Bank earned a top five ranking for the first time, entering the list at number two, and PNC Bank remained in the top five for the sixth consecutive year. The top five banks for privacy trust in 2010 were:
 
2010 PTS Ranking
2009 PTS Ranking
1.  U.S. Bank (Minneapolis)
1.  U.S. Bank (Minneapolis)
2.  Regions Bank (Birmingham)
2.  PNC Bank (Pittsburgh)
3.  PNC Bank (Pittsburgh)
3.  SunTrust (Atlanta)
4.  Citizens Bank (Providence)
4.  Citizens Bank (Providence)
5.  JP Morgan Chase (New York)
5.  Bank of America (Charlotte)
 
5.  Fifth Third Bank (Cincinnati)
 
“Retail bank brands are popular targets for cybercriminals as well as being among the most highly regulated businesses, and as such must operate within strict boundaries, balancing information security with public perception,” said Dr. Larry Ponemon, chairman and founder, Ponemon Institute. “Banks with high privacy trust scores understand that today’s consumers are savvy to data privacy issues, and have earned customer trust by applying sound security and privacy practices to their overall business strategy, including marketing and online banking.”
 
"Our business is built on trust and we view it as the foundation of our relationship with customers," said Dan Burks, chief privacy officer at U.S. Bank.  "All areas of the bank are committed to protecting our customers' privacy. It’s part of our culture.  We appreciate the great work that the Ponemon Institute does to further the advancement of the disciplines of privacy, data protection, and information security.  We are honored to have achieved the highest Privacy Trust Score in the 2010 Privacy Trust Study for Retail Banking for the fifth consecutive year."
 
The 2010 Privacy Trust Study for Retail Banking was derived from a final sample of 5,838 surveys returned from adult consumers residing in all geographic regions of the United States. To request a copy of the study, contact the Ponemon Institute.
 
About the Ponemon Institute:
The Ponemon Institute© is dedicated to advancing responsible information and privacy management practices in business and government. To achieve this objective, the Institute conducts independent research, educates leaders from the private and public sectors, and verifies the privacy and data protection practices of organizations in a variety of industries.
 
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