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Beyond Bank Australia



November 15 2016

Apple Pay Coming to Beyond Bank Australia Customers
Offering an Easy, Secure & Private Way to Pay

 

ADELAIDE, South Australia  — Beyond Bank Australia today brings its customers Apple Pay, which is transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay that’s fast and convenient.


“We have a keen ear to the ground on what our customers want and Apple Pay has undoubtedly been the most requested product for Beyond Bank in recent times,” said Nick May, General Manager Customer Experience, Beyond Bank.

Security and privacy is at the core of Apple Pay. When you use a credit or debit card with Apple Pay, the actual card numbers are not stored on the device or on Apple servers. 

 

Instead, a unique Device Account Number is assigned, encrypted and securely stored in the Secure Element on your device.

 

Each transaction is authorised with a one-time unique dynamic security code.

“While providing our customers with new innovative ways to perform their transactions is paramount to the launch of Apple Pay so too is the safety and security of our members’ money,” said Mr May.

Apple Pay is easy to set up and users will continue to receive all of the rewards and benefits offered by credit and debit cards. In stores, Apple Pay works with iPhone SE, iPhone 6 and later, and Apple Watch. 

Online shopping in apps and on websites accepting Apple Pay is as simple as the touch of a finger with Touch ID, so there’s no need to manually fill out lengthy account forms or repeatedly type in shipping and billing information. When paying for goods and services on the go in apps or Safari, Apple Pay works with iPhone 6 and later, iPhone SE, iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, and iPad mini 3 and later. You can also use Apple Pay in Safari on any Mac introduced in or after 2012 running macOS Sierra and confirm the payment with iPhone 6 or later or Apple Watch, or with Touch ID on the new MacBook Pro.
 
For more information on Apple Pay, visit: http://www.apple.com/apple-pay/

 

 

About BEYOND BANK AUSTRALIA

With almost 200,000 customers and assets under management in excess of $4.76 billion, Beyond Bank Australia is one of the nation's largest 100% customer-owned financial institutions. It operates branches across South Australia, Western Australia, the Riverina region, the Hunter Valley and the ACT, and provides personal and business banking services along with financial planning. It works closely with community groups to ‘create good together’, supporting charitable organisations and initiatives through fundraising, donations and actively helping volunteering within the community.

 

As a customer-owned bank, Beyond Bank is 100% owned by their customers, and use their profits to benefit their customers and the community.  This allows Beyond Bank to offer benefits and rewards, such as competitive lending & investment rates, lower fees & charges, and financially support the community.

 

In 2016 Beyond Bank Australia was recognised by CANSTAR at their annual banking awards receiving the following recognition, Customer-Owned Institution of the Year – Online Banking and Customer-Owned Institution of the Year – Mobile Banking.  Beyond Bank also received the Roy Morgan’s Best in Customer Satisfaction award, and the Best Rate Savings Account – Junior Savings Club and the award for Balance Transfer Credit Card – Low Rate at the Mozo Experts Choice Awards.  In 2015 the bank received Money magazine’s Best of the Best award for their Low Rate Visa Credit Card, AB+F’s Mutual of the Year, CANSTAR’s Customer-Owned Online Bank of the Year and CANSTAR’s Mutual of the Year First Home Buyers award SA & WA.

 

 

        www.beyondbank.com.au

 

Further media information contact: 

Georgina McGuinness – georgina@mcguinnessmedia.com.au or 0488 247 777

Cheryl Taylor – ctaylor@beyondbank.com.au or 0400