Security

Secure Ordering – your details are safe on this site

Care Shop is committed to providing a secure online shopping service.

We use industry leading encryption technology to ensure the security of your information. All communication between your browser and our server will be safe in the secure areas of our site.

Secured by Thawte

This site is verified by Thawte - one of the most established Certification Authorities worldwide.

Thawte is a leading global Certification Authority. Their SSL and code signing digital certificates are used globally to secure servers, provide data encryption, authenticate users, protect privacy and assure online identities through stringent authentication and verification processes. More information about Thawte can be found on the Thawte website.

Protection of Information Being Transmitted

This site uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) up to 256-bit encryption, the industry standard and best available secure transaction technology. This technology lets you select "secured" or "unsecured" shopping.

If your browser is capable of SSL, you should use the "secured" option, which means all sensitive information will be encrypted before being sent over the Internet. Your checkout transactions are secure from unauthorised access (SSL is supported by Netscape 2.0+, Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.0+, and most frames-enabled browsers). When you initiate a checkout transaction, the rest of your visit will take place on our secure server. Every secure page on our website has been secured with a digital certificate by Thawte Inc. This is indicated by the "site certificate" that is resident on all secure pages.

How can I check that the connection is secure?

You should only ever carry out confidential transactions over secure internet connections. Connections like these make it hard for others to spy on you and steal your personal details. But how can you tell if you have a secure website connection?

Look for the padlock

When you enter login, registration and checkout screens you will be in a 'secure session'. Depending on the browser you have chosen, a padlock will display in either the address bar or at the bottom of the browser window. It means that your personal information will be coded before it leaves your computer.

Check our web address

The first few characters of the web address in your address bar will change from the usual http to https – the 's' stands for secure.

Check our secure certification from Thawte

To view our Thawte certificate double click on the padlock icon displayed by your browser window when in secure areas of the site or click here.

3D Secure

To further protect your security we have introduced the 3D Secure 'MasterCard SecureCode' and 'Verified By Visa' system. These services are provided by MasterCard and Visa and allow you to protect your card details using your own password.

If you are already set up with 'MasterCard SecureCode' or 'Verified By Visa' a secure window from your financial institution will appear requesting the password for your card. Simply enter your password and click submit.

If you are not already set up you may be given the option to create a password for your card. Once this has been done you will be able to continue with your order. Any future orders you place either at Care Shop or any other website that uses 3D Secure will ask for this password during the payment process.

More information about 3D Secure, 'MasterCard SecureCode' and 'Verified By Visa' can be found on the Shop Safe Online website.

Use of Javascript on this site

In order for this site to work properly, you need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser. JavaScript is an integral part of web browsing and a lot of websites use JavaScript for web applications and functions. To do so, please follow the instructions below:

Internet Explorer

  • Select Tools from the top menu.
  • Choose Internet Options.
  • Click on the Security tab.
  • Click on Custom Level.
  • Scroll down until you see the section labeled 'Scripting.'
  • Under 'Active Scripting,' select Enable and click OK.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Select Tools from the top menu.
  • Choose Options.
  • Choose Content from the top navigation.
  • Select the checkbox next to Enable JavaScript and click OK.

Google Chrome

  • Click the spanner icon on the browser toolbar.
  • Select Options.
  • Click the Under the Hood tab.
  • Click Content Settings in the 'Privacy section.'
  • Select Allow all sites to run JavaScript in the 'JavaScript' section.

Apple Safari

  • Select Safari from the top menu.
  • Choose Preferences.
  • Choose Security.
  • Select the checkbox next to Enable JavaScript.

Please keep in mind that upgrading your browser or installing new security software or security patches may affect your JavaScript settings. It is a good idea to double-check that JavaScript is still enabled if you notice problems using this site.

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