3 Tips for Smart, Secure Online Shopping

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As online shopping becomes the norm these holidays, know that your Unitus card keeps you safe with multiple built-in layers of protection. For the savvy consumer, here are still a few more ways you can help stay secure this holiday season.


Tips to shop online securely:

1. Frequently review your account transactions in uOnline and in your statements. If you find a transaction you don’t recognize, contact us immediately.


2. Set up account alerts via text or email to stay informed on your accounts. For a step-by-step guide to set up alerts, click here and click “Setting Up Account Alerts.”


3. Take control of your Unitus debit and credit cards with the Card Guard app. Limit dollar amounts, transactions, and even freeze your card on the go! Learn more.


What to expect in case of a suspicious charge

If a suspicious charge occurs on your account, our partner Falcon Fraud will call or text you to verify the purchase, keeping your accounts safe.

Add this number to your phone now in case they reach out: 1-866-864-9678

Falcon Fraud uses world-class, award winning technology to monitor Unitus card transactions for fraud 24/7. It’s another layer of security for your peace of mind.

Learn more about additional card security from Visa:

It pays to be proactive and take measures to keep yourself secure while shopping online. For more tools to protect yourself from fraud, visit our Unitus’ Security page.

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