Account Safety

First Atlantic takes member and data security very seriously. This page will provide resources related to data security, risk mitigation, online and mobile banking safety and more. If your questions are not answered on this page, please download the below PDF document which highlights all consumer protections, our privacy policy, our fee schedule and more. 

  • Will First Atlantic ever contact me on an unsolicited basis and request account or personal information?
    • No, First Atlantic will never contact you on an unsolicited basis and request personal or account information. 
  • What should I do if I notice suspicious account activity or experience security-related events?
    • Contact First Atlantic immediately if you notice any suspicious activity or experience security-related events. You can contact us via phone (732-380-3600 opt. 5) or visit one of our stores
  • What should I do to protect myself when using online or mobile banking?
    1. Password protect your computer or mobile device and/or your online or mobile banking application. 
    2. Download signed applications only from trusted sources. 
    3. For mobile devices using the Android operating system, do not enable Android's "install from unknown sources" feature. 
    4. Never store usernames and passwords on your computer or mobile device. 
    5. Keep your computer or mobile device with you or in a secure place when not in use. 
    6. If you receive text messages from First Atlantic, frequently delete them from your mobile device. 
    7. Notify the credt union and carrier immediately if your mobile device is lost or stolen so that it can be deactivated. 
    8. Do not modify your computer or mobile device as it may disable important security features. 
    9. Install antivirus software. 
    10. Check your account frequently and notify First Atlantic of any unauthorized transactions. 
    11. Do not respond to emails or text messages requesting personal information, such as Social Security numbers, credit/debit/ATM card numbers, and account numbers. 
    12. Do not open attachments or click links received in emails or text messages from unfamiliar sources. 
    13. Perform your own personal or business risk assessment to ensure that you are protecting yourself from any potential security-related events.