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Be on guard when online!

Please read the following brochures to help ensure your sensitive private and financial information stays private.

Online Banking Security

Bank of Abbeville & Trust Company is serious about safeguarding your personal information online. As a security measure, you may access your account information online from the Bank of Abbeville & Trust Company website only if you have enrolled online for access.

The Bank’s internet banking website uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology to encrypt your personal information such as Access Ids, Passcodes, and account information over the internet. Any information provided to you is scrambled en route and decoded once it reaches your browser. Click here to enroll for Bank of Abbeville & Trust Company’s internet banking service. Please call the Bank of Abbeville & Trust Company at 337-893-0257 for questions or problems enrolling in internet banking.

The internet is and will continue to be the source of many new opportunities. Those who get the most out of those opportunities will be those who use them wisely. Although the information below is not exhaustive, it contains some key points that will help you use the internet in a more secure manner. Use these points with caution and good judgment.

Submitting Information Online

Information you provide via electronic forms on the Bank of Abbeville & Trust Company website is secure and encrypted. In other words, it is scrambled en route and decoded once it reaches the Bank’s website. You may check that your web session is secure by looking for a small lock symbol usually located in the lower corner of your web browser window. Current versions of leading web browsers indicate when a web page is encrypted for transmission through this symbol. 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.

Sending E-mail to Bank of Abbeville & Trust Company

E-mail sent within the bankofabbeville.com website is secure. However, e-mail sent to us through other means may not be secure. Therefore, we ask that you do not send confidential information such as social security or account numbers to us via an unsecured e-mail. Such communications should be sent to us via postal mail or you may call 337-893-0257 or visit one of our branches.

Free Account Alerts

  • To assist in monitoring your Bank of Abbeville & Trust Company internet banking activity you can setup our free account alerts. Simply login to internet banking, click on Notify Me Alerts and receive email alerts on information such as Account Activity Alerts, Messaging Alerts, Security Alerts. Setup is easy the alerts will notify you when events occur such as successful login, high/low balances and secure emails from the Bank.

Phishing Alert

Bank of Abbeville and Trust Company would like to remind its customers that we will NEVER send any email requesting sensitive information. If you receive an unsolicited email that looks like it's from us requesting confidential information, please let us know.

Protect Yourself from Online Fraud

Fake e-mail messages sent to you for the purpose of stealing personal and financial information are among the most common types of e-mail fraud. Disguised as
legitimate e-mail and claiming to be from sources you trust, these messages attempt to entice you to provide various types of personal and confidential information, including online IDs and passcodes, Social Security numbers and account numbers...PROTECT YOUR ID!

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