One of the most important priorities of Merchants and Farmers Bank is the
security and privacy of our customers' personal information. Merchants and
Farmers Bank customers can rest assured that we have a commitment to offer
the highest level of security available when banking at Merchants and
Farmers. We value the trust our customers have placed in Merchants and
Farmers and you can be confident in knowing that the information you share
will be safeguarded. Also, being FDIC insured adds an additional layer of
trust in knowing that your deposits are insured up to $250,000 per
Merchants and Farmers Bank provides the highest level of
security possible and is focused on Internet banking. The following are just
a few of our security measures:
For your protection, Merchants and Farmers Bank’s Account Access requires
128-bit browser encryption. This industry standard prevents the possible
interception of your personal financial information over the Internet.
If you are not sure if your browser has 128-bit encryption, please click
the "Test Your
Browser" button below. Upgrades to 128-bit encryption are free of
charge, and will provide you with the highest level of encryption publicly
No one at Merchants and Farmers Bank will ever ask for your password.
Protecting your personal password is important to the security of your
account. Please never share your password with anyone.
Only authenticated bank customers or administrators can send or receive
transactions to or from Merchants and Farmers Bank’s computer. Our computer
system does not directly connect to the Internet. It is isolated by a
"firewall" of software and hardware products that define, control, and limit
the access that "outside" computers have to it. This firewall meets or
exceeds all the standards set by the National Computer Security Association.
We continuously monitor and audit all incoming and outgoing transactions to
the Internet. We operate in accordance with all the rules and regulations of
banking and bank security as set forth by the Federal Deposit Insurance
Corporation, and State Banking Department of Alabama.
Merchants and Farmers Bank has created an internal review process to
continually ensure the highest level of web-trust available for security on
For your protection, we recommend that you do not e-mail account numbers,
debit card numbers, passwords, or other critical financial information. We
cannot guarantee the security of standard e-mail communication. Your account
data at Merchants and Farmers is secured by our state of the art technical
equipment and in-house security policies. When you log onto your Merchants
and Farmers account(s) your privacy is ensured by SSL technology.
If you have questions, just call 205-372-3311and speak to a Customer Service