Personal information and security

Your personal information

BECU is serious about safeguarding your personal information, whether it is obtained online, in person, or on paper. Specifically, for all online transactions, we use industry-standard encryption transactions. Learn about what we do with your personal information

Protecting your accounts

BECU never initiates requests for sensitive information by email or text messaging (such as Social Security numbers, Telephone Banking PINs, passwords, or account numbers). If you receive an email or text message requesting this type of information, please contact BECU immediately. Report email and text fraud.

Information collected through the use of our sites 

BECU ("We") believe that you are our most important asset. We work very hard to earn and maintain your trust. Consequently, we protect your personal information by taking steps to keep it secure and confidential. We have not and will not sell your account information.
Although perfect security is not possible, we have policies and procedures in place to protect the safety of your personal and financial information.

Our site does make use of a feature of your web browser called "cookies". A cookie does not personally identify you. A cookie is used to customize your Site experience. Additionally, we collect aggregate information about the use of our Site that does not personally identify you via cookies. These cookies may be used to present advertisements about our products and services you may be interested in. These advertisements may appear on the BECU or other websites. If you do not wish to receive such advertisements from BECU please review these services: 


You communicate with our computer systems, web site, by using your computer's web browser. Your web browser will need to be updated periodically for continued safe and secure use of our web site.

Our Websites are secured via digital certificates and industry standard encryption and time-sensitive session cookies in order to obtain personal information for member transactions. We only support browsers and browser versions in accordance with the NIST advanced encryption standard. Encryption algorithms are intended to help ensure that:

You are in fact dealing with BECU, instead of a site impersonating us. Your information reaches us through SSL to help protect the contents of the message from eavesdropping, and interception, however, no security is perfect and it is your responsibility to use up-to-date software, security features such as anti-virus, anti-malware, and connect via trusted networks. 

Honoring your preferences

BECU may send (or arrange for others to send) emails regarding surveys, focus-groups, promotions, and products and services offered by BECU or third parties. You are not required to complete online surveys or take advantage of promotions. If you do not want to receive those communications in the future, please contact us. If you enrolled in Online Banking, you agreed to our Electronic Communications Disclosure and therefore we may periodically send other disclosures and important information to you electronically. Such enrollment process did not include an opportunity to opt-out of receiving electronic communications from us; however, you may opt-out of receiving subsequent electronic communications at the time of receipt by selecting "unsubscribe".

Children's online privacy

From our website, we do not knowingly collect or use personal information from children under 13.


We reserve the right to change this Statement, and you agree it is your responsibility to check this Statement periodically for any changes.

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