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ShopSafe® Online Shopping Security Enhancement

What is ShopSafe® protection?

ShopSafe security adds an extra layer of protection when you shop online. Use the ShopSafe service (there's no charge, no registration and no commitment) to generate a temporary credit card number that links directly to your real credit card account number. Your card number remains completely private and protected. ShopSafe experience at a glance

Using the ShopSafe service is easy

To access the ShopSafe service, sign in to Online Banking and choose Use ShopSafe from your credit card Account Activity screen. Enter your spending limits and the ShopSafe service will automatically generate a temporary 16-digit account number, with expiration date and security code, that allows you to complete your purchase while protecting your privacy.

  • Enjoy a safe online shopping experience without exposing your real credit card number
  • Set your Valid through date for up to 1 year in the future
  • Recurring monthly payment feature allows you to securely manage your monthly bills
  • Merchants do not need any special software to process your ShopSafe account

ShopSafe protection is available only on Bank of America Visa® and MasterCard® accounts for customers who use our Online Banking service and is not currently available on Bank of America American Express accounts.

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