What are the Precautions to be taken while using an ATM?

The following precautions are to be taken while using an ATM:

  • Keep your account information confidential; always take your receipts or transaction records with you
  • Be aware of your surroundings, particularly at night
  • If you observe or sense suspicious persons or circumstances, do not use the machine at that time
  • Read & follow step-by-step instructions on the ATM display screen
  • Never force your card into the card slot
  • Be careful that no one can see you enter your PIN at the ATM
  • Use your body to shield the ATM keyboard as you enter your PIN
  • Do not be in a hurry during the transaction and carefully secure your card and cash in your wallet before leaving the ATM
  • Make sure you collect your card after the transaction, along with the receipts
  • Press cancel button after your transaction is over