Keeping Your Information Safe

Keeping Your Information Safe

To help safeguard your information from potential fraud and identify theft, we offer the following recommendations.

Never

  • Give personal information on the phone, Internet, via emai or textl; unless you know with whom you are dealing.
  • Click on links sent in unsolicited emails or texts.
  • Use obvious passwords, such as birth dates or motherís maiden name.
  • Do not disclose your PIN to anyone.
  • Do not over share on Social Media.

Always

  • Keep your PIN numbers secure; never keep them in your wallet.
  • Keep your anti-virus and anti-spyware software up to date.
  • Shred all financial documents and paperwork before discarding them.
  • Protect your SSN. Only give it out if itís necessary or ask to use another form of ID.
  • Keep your personal information in a secure place at your home.
  • Monitor your financial statements regularly and notify Cornerstone Bank of suspicious activity.
  • Monitor your credit report regularly for unauthorized purchases or debts.

For a Free Copy of Your Credit Report

Contact one of these reputable companies who offer a free copy of your credit report:

  • Equifax® call (800) 525-6285 or visit www.equifax.com
  • Experian® call (888) 397-3742 or visit www.experian.com
  • TransUnion® call (800) 680-7289 or visit www.transunion.com