When I open an account with Starling, will my money be safe?
Yes, your money is secure within your Starling account. Starling Bank is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and regulated by the Prudential Regulation Authority and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Your Starling Bank account is also protected by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS). In the unlikely event that we were to become insolvent, your eligible deposits are protected up to £85,000. To find out more, take a look at our FSCS Information (https://www.starlingbank.com/legal/account/fscs-protection/) page.
What about my information? Is that safe?
The protection and security of your personal data is of paramount importance to us. We use advanced data encryption and storing technologies that ensure your personal information and transactions are sent and stored securely. Our privacy notice (https://www.starlingbank.com/legal/privacy-notice/) provides more information on what data we collect and how it gets used.
You can also read more about how we keep your account secure here (https://www.starlingbank.com/mobile-banking-security/).