Bank of Sunset and Trust Co.
Security Center

Online Banking Security

Bank of Sunset & Trust Company (Bank of Sunset) is serious about safeguarding your personal information online.  As a security measure, you may access your account information online from the Bank of Sunset & Trust Company website only if you have an account with us and you have gone through our internet banking enrollment process.

Bank of Sunset’s online banking uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology to encrypt personal information such as user ids, passwords, and account information over the Internet.  Any information provided to you is scrambled en route and decoded once it reaches your browser. 

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 the points with caution and good judgment.

Sending E-mail to Bank of Sunset Internet Banking

E-mail sent within Bank of Sunset Internet Banking service is secure.  However, e-mail sent to us through other means may not be secure unless we advise you that security measures will be in place prior to your transmitting the information.  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 visit one of our locations.

Links to Third Party Websites

Bank of Sunset is not responsible for the information practices employed by sites linked to or from our website.  In most cases, links to non-Bank of Sunset websites are provided solely as pointers to information on topics that may be useful to the users of the Bank of Sunset website.  Third party websites may have different privacy policies and/or security standards governing their sites.

Security Enforcement

  • Employee Conduct
    Bank of Sunset Code of Ethics expresses our absolute commitment to integrity, our related corporate values and ethical standards and the associated business conduct we expect from all our employees.  The code of ethics includes very specific guidelines concerning the safeguarding of confidential information, which includes customer information, and limit the use and disclosure of such information to specifically authorized processes and transactions.  If it is determined that employees have violated the Code of Ethics, corrective action may be taken, including immediate dismissal.
  • Verification of Practices
    Periodically, our operations and business practices are reviewed for compliance with corporate policies and procedures governing the confidentiality of information.  Included in these assessments and examinations are reviews of the controls and safeguards related to consumer privacy, which are described in our Bank of Sunset privacy policy.

  • Consumer Recourse
    If you believe we have not complied with our stated privacy policies concerning our usage of personally identifiable information or if the information provided to you based upon your internet activity is inaccurate, please contact us.

Children Visiting Our Website

Our website is directed at customers and potential customers, most of whom are adults.  However, children may access our website and information concerning our products and services. Should children access our website, we are confident that parents will not judge any of the information provided as objectionable for viewing by their children.  Parents can avail themselves of various software packages that are available to prevent their children from accessing websites, which they deem to be inappropriate.  Parents can choose to utilize this and other methods to limit the websites to which their children have access.

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