by: Jinky C. Mesias
Social Security information requested by members should be treated with utmost care and must be kept securely. As much as it is the obligation and function of the Social
Security to ensure the confidentiality of its members' accounts including all personal information pertaining to their members however requested and mailed information to members no longer covers the Social
Security scope of protection.
The protection of the information becomes now the obligation of the requesting member. In order to ensure the confidentiality of the requested information members may exit
the browser after filling up the social security online forms. Exiting the browser after used will ensure that no other person may gain access to all your Social Security information. And to further protect
your privacy as a Social Security member it is recommended that you use a built-in security features that web browsers' provide. The used of certain security settings as well as options will ensure the
privacy of any personal information. Nevertheless, the security setting on the browser varies depending on the type of browser version one is using. And for those members who have no idea on the type of
browser they are using you may consult the Help files of your browser software.
But for those who wants to really ensure the confidentiality of all their divulge information, there are downloadable Social
Security forms which they can download and mail to the social security address found on the form. It usually takes two to four weeks before you get to have your requested Social Security statement.
for those who may want to call the office of the Social Security it is open Monday to Friday except 2:00 am – 3:00 am. Likewise Saturday from 5:00 am to 11:00 pm and then Sunday from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm. The
Social Security office is also open during holidays from 5:00 am to 11:00 pm. Knowing the business hours of the Social Security office in your area would greatly help you as a member in saving time and
effort especially when making follow-ups of your claims for benefits.