Was your data stolen?
Equifax has published a website allowing consumers to check if their information was impacted by this event.
What personal information was impacted?
The information impacted included names, social security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some instances, driver's license numbers. In addition, credit card numbers for approximately 209,000 consumers and credit dispute documents containing personal identifying information for approximately 182,000 people.
Were Heritage Bank credit cards impacted?
At this time, it is unknown which banks and credit unions have been impacted as credit card issuers. Equifax is committed to communicating with all impacted credit card issuers when they determine which ones were part of this incident. If and when Heritage Bank is notified our card holders' information has been compromised, a notice will be sent to all affected card holders. In the meantime, please monitor your credit card transactions for fraudulent activity.
What can you do to protect yourself?
Equifax is offering complimentary identity theft protection and credit file monitoring services with a product called TrustID Premier. The free enrollment period for this product will end on November 21, 2017.
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