Why does Mint need my login information?
We need your login user name and passwords so that we can help you organize and manage your accounts. We use this information to establish a secure connection with your financial institution or credit card company. This enables us to download and categorize your transaction information securely and automatically.
How secure is my login information I store in Mint?
Your login user name and passwords are stored securely in a separate database using multi-layered hardware and software encryption. We only store the information needed to save you the trouble of updating, syncing or uploading financial information manually.
Am I at greater risk of someone stealing my identity by using Mint?
No because Mint requires minimal personally identifiable information, like your email address, for you to create an account.
How can I protect my Mint account?
Here are a few tips to help keep you safe online:
Keep your passwords safe--don’t share it with anyone.
Mix it up--make sure that your password includes numbers and capital letters.
Use virus protection and a firewall on any computer you use to access Mint.
Don’t install programs from people or companies you don’t know.
Learn what you can do to help prevent identity theft and identify phishing attempts.
For more details on how you can keep yourself safe online, visit Intuit’s Online Security Center.
What if lose my mobile device or someone steals it?
Mint enables you to manage the mobile devices associated with your account. You can remove mobile access to your account, change your password, or delete the account entirely.
The Mint app also has a security feature where you can set a 4-digit code to help keep you protected. This feature can be found in the Settings option at the main menu.
How can I close my Mint Account?
Login to your Mint account. Go to Your Profile and click on the Delete Your Mint Account option. After selecting Yes, your Mint account data will be removed.