Online information practices
BB&T is committed to full transparency in communicating the ways in which we and our partners use online information, how we protect your privacy, and what your choices are.
BBT.com provides information about and access to financial services offered by the BB&T Corporation family of companies. BBT.com is managed by Branch Banking and Trust Co., a subsidiary of BB&T Corporation. This page explains our online information practices when you visit the BBT.com website.
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Email transmitted across the Internet is normally not protected and may be intercepted and viewed by others. Therefore, you should refrain from sending any confidential or private information via unsecured email to BB&T. We'll never ask you to send confidential information to us via email, such as your logon ID, password, account numbers, or Social Security number. To ensure secure communications, use SecureMessage from online banking or Message Center from U by BB&T.
Occasionally, we'll retain the content of your email—and our replies—to confirm proper responses to your questions and requests, to comply with legal and regulatory requirements and to ensure that we consistently deliver the perfect client experience to you.
We do not knowingly collect or retain personally identifiable information from those under the age of 13. Their online privacy is protected by the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).
Learn more about COPPA by visiting the Federal Trade Commission's website (opens in a new tab).
Links to third-party websites
BB&T may provide you with access to information, products or services offered on third-party websites through the use of hyperlinks that move you from our website to a third-party website. We are not responsible for the information practices of sites linked to or from our website.
If you choose to access third-party websites through links on our pages, we encourage you to read the privacy and security policies on those sites before you provide your personal information. Information obtained from third parties in connection with your transactions with them may be shared with BB&T for marketing purposes.
Personally identifiable information, such as information you provide to us on contact forms, online applications or online banking, may be collected on the BBT.com website. Examples of this type of information include your name, address, Social Security number and account balances.
For more information, please refer to the BB&T Corporate Consumer Privacy Notice.
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BB&T information sharing practices
At BB&T, we work to ensure your information is protected, including when we share it within BB&T and with our partners.
Online security measures
BB&T uses advanced Internet security technology to protect our clients' personal information when it's transmitted online.
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