Security at

Why your transaction with us is secure.

There are two major types of security risks in sending data over the Internet: eavesdropping and impersonation. uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL for short) to combat both of these risks. SSL has been standard equipment on browsers several years. If your computer has version 4 or higher of Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Netscape Navigator, or AOL you have SSL.


Protection from impersonation

SSL server authentication allows your browser to confirm a server's identity. Using standard techniques of public-key cryptography, it checks that the server's certificate and public ID are valid and have been issued by a certificate authority (CA) listed in the browser's list of trusted CAs. is registered with the Verisign CA and has obtained digital certificates for


Protection from eavesdropping

An SSL connection encrypts all information sent between your browser and our server. This provides an extremely high degree of confidentiality. In addition, all data sent over an encrypted SSL connection is protected with a mechanism for detecting tampering--that is, for automatically determining whether the data has been altered in transit.


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