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Our Guarantee

Your online transactions are backed by our $0 Liability, Online Guarantee1 against fraud, which provides:

  • $0 liability for unauthorized credit card charges
  • $0 liability for unauthorized online bill payments or transactions on the HBSC accounts listed below1

What is HSBC's $0 Liability, Online Guarantee?

Through the $0 Liability, Online Guarantee, we pledge that you will not be liable for any unauthorized online bill payments and funds transfers on HSBC accounts made through Personal Internet Banking or unauthorized online use of your HSBC credit card.

The following are not covered under HSBC's $0 Liability, Online Guarantee:

  • Business or commercial accounts, accounts at other financial institutions or accounts not covered by the Federal Regulation E requirement.
  • You do not inform HSBC of the fraudulent use of your online accounts within 60 days after the statement date on the account in question.
  • You do not report a lost or stolen Password or PIN within two business days (you may be responsible for up to $500 from date of loss to date of reporting loss).
  • You do not take steps to safeguard your account, personal firewalls and online security diligence outlined in the HSBC Security & Fraud Center.
  • Transactions initiated by individuals with whom you share Passwords or other log on credentials to access account data or funds will be considered authorized by you. If you choose to enable fingerprint scanning on a mobile device used to log on to HSBC Mobile Banking, you should not allow anyone else's fingerprints to access your mobile device. Those individuals will be able to access your HSBC Mobile Banking app on the same device and their transactions will be considered authorized by you.
Who is eligible for the $0 Liability, Online Guarantee?

All HSBC Personal Internet Banking customers1 with an HSBC personal checking, savings, Certificate of Deposit (CD), or credit card account are protected under the online guarantee, at no cost to them.

What should I do if I become a victim of online theft or fraud?

As soon as you learn of the theft or unauthorized transaction on your accounts, contact our Customer Relationship Center immediately at 800.975.4722.

TTY: 800.898.5999, Mon - Fri (6am to 10:30pm ET), Sat & Sun (7am to 10:30pm ET).

What practices can I adopt to help keep my online information safe?

At HSBC, the security of your information is paramount. Our systems and security procedures are designed to keep your personal and financial data confidential at all times. You also have a significant role to play and should adopt the practices outlined in HSBC's Security & Fraud Center to help keep your personal and financial information protected from unauthorized use. Please visit our HSBC Security & Fraud Center to learn more.

1 All HSBC Personal Internet Banking clients with an HSBC personal checking, savings, Certificate of Deposit (CD) or credit card account are automatically covered. HSBC's $0 Liability, Online Guarantee is applicable to client transactions covered by Federal Regulation E. The guarantee does not cover business and commercial accounts, accounts at other financial institutions, or accounts that are not covered under Regulation E. The $0 Liability, Online Guarantee assumes notice of fraudulent activity on eligible accounts is provided to HSBC within 60 days, and timely notice on card accounts. Assumes client follows account safeguarding, personal firewalls and online security diligence practices outlined in HSBC's Security & Fraud Center.

†† Investments, Annuity and Insurance Products:
ARE NOT A BANK DEPOSIT OR OBLIGATION OF THE BANK OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES ARE NOT FDIC INSURED ARE NOT INSURED BY ANY FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AGENCY ARE NOT GUARANTEED BY THE BANK OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES MAY LOSE VALUE

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