http://homeandgarden.ie use SSL encryption technology, the most advanced and secure way to process online transactions. You can tell whether a page is secure as https will replace http at the front of https://homeandgarden.ie in your browser and a small padlock will also appear.
SSL (Secure Socket Layer) is the industry standard technology used for sending encrypted information between a web browser and a web server. This ensures that the data shared between the browser and the server remains secure and is not read or interfered with. Data security is obviously crucial for successful ecommerce to protect both personal and financial information. SSL involves encrypting data using the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) where the server creates two cryptographic keys – a Private Key and a Public Key that are used to encrypt and unencrypt the data transmitted.
Stripe.com is our Payment Service Provider (PSP) and we use them to process all card transactions. Stripe use the very latest security technology to ensure that your card details are completely secure when paying on our site. Stripe Payments accept all credit and debit card payments in all currencies. Stripe is a payments company specialising in enabling sellers to accept payments online. Founded by Limerick brothers John and Patrick Collison, the company is trusted by thousands of companies, based in Ireland and is currently valued at $3.5 billion. Stripe is certified to PCI Service Provider Level 1, the most stringent level of certification. You can learn more about Stripe here: Stripe.com automatically encrypts your confidential information in transit from your computer to ours using the Secure Sockets Layer protocol (SSL) with an encryption key length of 128-bits (the highest level commercially available).