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Protecting Your Credit After the Equifax Breach

Protecting Your Credit After the Equifax Breach

As you may know, the recent Equifax data breach affected nearly 143 million people in the United States. Whether or not you’re a part of that group, we want you to know that Clearview is here for you and want to help you ensure that your identity is well-protected.

If you have an Absolute CheckingSM1 account with Clearview, please activate IDProtect®+** as soon as possible in order to take advantage of its benefits.

When you activate IDProtect®, you get access to:

  • 24/7 identity theft protection for you and your eligible family members
  • Access to 3-in-1 credit bureau reports, comprehensive credit file monitoring, and alerts of changes with all three major credit bureaus
  • Access to your credit score with a single bureau every 90 days or upon receipt of a credit alert
  • Up to $10,000 in identity fraud expense reimbursement*
Once activated, you can rest easy knowing that IDProtect® is watching out for any credit-related activity on your account and will notify you if anything out of the ordinary is detected.

If you don’t have our Absolute CheckingSM account with IDProtect®, please consider either signing up for the account or paying for this service through another provider.

We recommend that everyone takes a look at the Security section of our website, where we have more information regarding the Equifax incident, as well as a few recommendations for keeping your information protected.

We urge everyone to remain vigilant with their information whether or not you are enrolled in IDProtect®. There is no substitute for your protection and peace of mind. If you have any questions, stop by your local branch or call us at 800-926-0003.


1. Maintain a $10,000 combined balance among all your Clearview deposits (savings, checking, IRAs and certificates), a $20,000 combined balance of your deposits and loans or deposit $5,000 or more in total direct deposits during the month and the $5.00 monthly fee ($2.00 for members age 25 and under) will be waived.
+ IDProtect service is a personal identity theft protection service available to personal checking account owners, their joint account owners and their eligible family members. The service is available to non-publicly traded businesses and their business owner(s) listed on the account and their eligible family members (service not available to employees or authorized signers who are not owners). Service is not available to a “signer” on the account who is not an account owner.  Service is not available to clubs, organizations and/or churches and their members, schools and their employees/students.  For revocable grantor trusts, the service is available only when a grantor is serving as a trustee and covers the grantor trustee(s) and their eligible family members.  For all other fiduciary accounts, the service covers the beneficiary, who must be the primary member, and their eligible family members (Fiduciary is not covered).   Family includes: Spouse, persons qualifying as domestic partner, and children under 25 years of age and parent(s) of the account holder who are residents of the same household.
* Special Insurance Program Notes: The descriptions herein are summaries only. They do not include all terms, conditions and exclusions of the policies described.  Please refer to the actual policies for complete details of coverage and exclusions. Insurance is offered through the company named on the certificate of insurance.
** Registration/Activation Required.
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