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Bank Windhoek launches new website

Bank Windhoek's new websiteBank Windhoek recently launched and introduced its new website to the public.
The new Bank Windhoek website has additional features such as the tab for personal banking and a tab for business and corporate banking, providing important information to the bank’s clients. “After many months of hard work, the public can look forward to the advanced Bank Windhoek website which is more user-friendly and has more information on the Bank’s products and services. Furthermore, it caters better for the needs of both individual and business clients,” said Marlize Horn, executive officer of marketing and corporate communication services at Bank Windhoek.
Visitors to the website can also find out more about the Financial Intelligence Act, investment funds, market indicators, fees and charges, the bank’s branch network, budgeting and cash flow, personal financial risks, wills and estate planning and personal financial risks. Clients can also calculate their premiums and repayments for home loans and vehicle financing.
“We invite our clients to visit our new website on www.bankwindhoek.com.na and to experience the new look and feel. With the new features of this website, clients can educate themselves about the services Bank Windhoek has to offer and make informed decisions about their finances. Other features include internet banking, news items and information as to how our clients can protect themselves from fraud,” Horn added.
Following the launch of the new website, Bank Windhoek is also warning clients not to become a victim of the latest phishing scam. Phishing is the process by which someone obtains another person’s private information through devious means in order to fraudulently assume that person’s identity.
According to Bank Windhoek, the latest phishing email being circulated request clients to update their accounts due to the new website. Clients are requested to click on a link to complete this update.
Clients are requested not to react to these mails, even if they look authentic.
“Bank Windhoek will under no circumstances communicate personal information with clients via email, nor will clients be requested to submit confidential information to the Bank.
Clients should never click on a link in an email requesting them to update or verify or upgrade their account details,” said Wilfried Hähner, communication practitioner at Bank Windhoek.
Bank Windhoek will not accept responsibility for financial loss if a client has given his personal information out of free will to a fraudster.
“If you have received any suspicious e-mails relating to Bank Windhoek, please contact the bank’s electronic channel division on (061) 299 1881 or (061) 299 1882, or alternatively send an email to ibank@bankwindhoek.com.na,” said Hähner.

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