Important Internet Banking Information
Passwords are a very important part of the banking process. When you sign up for Online Banking, you will receive in the mail special Login Codes assigned by First State Bank. These codes are for your use only. We highly recommend that you follow these guidelines when securing your codes:Our privacy principles apply to customers' confidential information with regards to both traditional and non-traditional (i.e., Internet) banking activities. However, due to the unique nature of the Internet and the ease with which information can be exchanged, we feel it is important for you to be aware of some of the unique issues and security surrounding Internet Banking.
- Do not reveal your codes to anyone.
- Avoid selecting codes based on personal information.
- Avoid keeping written records of your codes.
- Do not leave your computer unattended when connected to Online Banking.
We utilize encryption, firewall, router and other security software and hardware to prevent unauthorized eavesdropping of and access to customers' confidential and private information. We utilize virus protection software to help prevent the spread of computer viruses. Some areas of our web site may use a "cookie" temporarily stored in the visitor's computer memory (RAM) to allow the web server to log the pages you use within the site and to know if you have visited the site before.
When using E-mail, do not use identifying information such as account numbers, Social Security numbers etc. E-mail is typically an unsecure method for transmitting information. First State Bank provides a secure way for you to send the bank messages within FSB Online. After logging in click Services, Bank Mail and the "New" button. Create your secure message and click "Mail".
If you need further information, please contact us at (830) 278-6231.