Our Technology Safeguards
Our online security commitment is to maintain strict standards of
security in protecting your personal information. To keep this
commitment, we employ a variety of techniques and tools, including
firewalls, data encryption and password verification.
Below are some of the safeguards we have in place to protect against security breaches in the online environment:
- User ID and Password: Our system is designed to
limit online account access to those possessing the user ID and password
associated with your account(s). We will not send any account
information to your computer unless your unique user ID and password are
entered correctly. For security purposes, our authorized personnel will
use your user ID and other account related information to verify your
identity before being able to assist you with your online account. We
will never ask you for, or ask you to verify your password.
- Encryption: We have encryption technology in place
that allows for the protection of data in transit between your computer
and ours. The closed lock icon indicates whether a communication session
- Firewalls: Our computer systems include firewalls
that we monitor and that are designed to protect against unauthorized
access to our systems.
- Timeout: Your secure session will automatically
terminate if you do not conduct transactions for 10 minutes. If this
happens, you will have to log on again to access your accounts.
- Cookies: We use a cookie (a small computer file) to
maintain authentication between our application server and your
browser. This cookie ensures that we are maintaining a secure
connection. When registered users terminate their connection to our
site, this cookie is deleted.
- Session Information: Our site provides you with the
date and time of your last session. This allows you to check the most
recent online session each time you use our site to ensure that nothing
is out of the ordinary.
- Browser Requirements: All browsers used to access
account information must have 256-bit encryption. Use of 256-bit
encryption technology is one of the most secure forms of encryption
currently available on the Internet We support the latest browser
versions of Internet Explorer, Edge, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, iOS and
Although we have implemented many state of the art security tools and best practices to protect against unauthorized access to your information, there are steps you must take in order to protect your information on your computer. See our Personal Online Safeguards for more information.