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PCI DSS Compliant

PCI DSS Compliant

CREDIT & DEBIT CARD PAYMENTS AND CV2 VERIFICATION

Our Payment Service Providers are Sage Pay (formerly Protx) and PayPal. Sage Pay are the largest independent payment service provider (PSP) in the UK and Ireland. Sage Pay provides a secure payment gateway (Level 1 PCI DSS), processing payments for thousands of online businesses, including ours. It is Sage Pay’s utmost priority to ensure that transaction data is handled in a safe and secure way.

Sage Pay uses a range secure methods such as fraud screening, I.P address blocking and 3D secure. Once on the Sage Pay systems, all sensitive data is secured using the same internationally recognised 256-bit encryption standards. Sage Pay 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.

Sage Pay is an active member of the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) that defines card industry global regulation. You may view information about Sage Pay at www.sagepay.com. 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. Van Stock UK Ltd is a PCI DSS trustwave compliant certificate company.

3D Secure (3DS) is an XML-based protocol used as an added layer of security for online credit and debit card transactions. Developed by Visa and designed to combat online credit card fraud, services based on this protocol have also been adopted by MasterCard, under the name MasterCard SecureCode. Cardholders register their card(s) for Verify by Visa® or MasterCard SecureCode® with their card issuing bank directly. This additional password is then used to validate the cardholders identity whenever they make a purchase on a participating site. This ID validation is not the card pin and is in addition to the standard address and CVV2/CVC2 (last three digits on back of card) verification process that will be required. All payment security checks and verifications are carried out by our Payment Service Providers, Sage Pay and PayPal with the card issuing bank.



PLEASE NOTE: A PAYPAL ACCOUNT IS NOT REQUIRED TO PAY VIA PAYPAL IF THIS OPTION IS SELECTED AT THE PAYMENT PAGE.

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