When you submit information through an online form, we will encrypt it to help keep your information secure. In other words, we scramble your details en route and decode it when we receive it. Please make sure your web session is secure by looking for a small lock symbol in the lower corner of your web browser window. Current versions of leading web browsers use this symbol to indicate when a web page is encrypted. You may also look for the letters “https://” at the beginning of your website URL in your web browser. The “s” means that the web connection is secure.
If you send us email, it may not be secure unless we advise you that security measures are in place before you send your information. Therefore, we ask that you do not send us confidential information, such as Social Security Numbers or account numbers, through an unsecured email. Please send such communications to us through postal mail or other designated secure means.
The Company is not responsible for third parties’ (companies to which we link from our Website) online security practices. In most cases, we provide links to non-Company websites solely to help you find more information about topics that interest you. Third-party websites may have different privacy policies and/or security standards to govern their sites; we encourage you to learn about their privacy and security policies and practices.
Some websites and software offer tools to help you with budgeting, managing accounts, investing, or even doing your taxes. If you are giving them your user ID and password, you could be responsible for money you might lose as a result. This could happen because of:
If you have already shared your user ID and password and want to protect yourself, we recommend visiting the institution’s website and changing your user ID and password.
If you see suspicious activity in any of your accounts with our Company, we recommend that you report it immediately.