Our Payment Service Provider is Take Payments – in association with Barclaycard, one of the most trusted names in the payments industry. Take Payments provides a secure payment gateway (PCI DSS), processing payments for thousands of online businesses, including ours. It is their utmost priority to ensure that transaction data is handled in a safe and secure way.
Through our online shop and checkout process we use a range secure methods such as fraud screening, I.P address blocking and 3D secure. All sensitive data is secured using internationally recognised 256-bit encryption standards.
Take Payments is PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) compliant to the highest level and maintains regular security audits. They are also regularly audited by the banks and banking authorities to ensure that their systems are impenetrable.
In addition, you know that your session is in a secure encrypted environment when you see https:// in the web address, and/or when you see the locked padlock symbol alongside the URL.