Web Site Security
takes your web security very seriously and has taken many steps
to ensure the privacy and security of our customers. We use a
256 bit encryption on all sensitive information and use SSL
certificates provided by one of the largest providers of Secured
Socket Layer certificates. We outsource our web hosting to the
professionals at Lunar Pages. They host our site on a highly
maintained Linux server with regular patches and security
software that helps catch any would-be hackers or identity
Can't Find the Padlock?
Occasionally we get an email
saying our site isn't secure because the customer doesn't see
the Pad Lock on the site. In every case this has been due to the
recent changes in IE7. Internet Explorer 7.0
released a lot of security changes in their web browsers and one
of those changes was to move where the padlock is located. It
has been moved from the bottom of the page to the web address
bar. Refer to the image below for an example.
Mac web browser warnings
It has come to our
attention that certain web browsers (primarily those being used
on a Mac or those using Norton Security Suite) are issuing
security alerts when trying to purchase from our web site.
Supposably the issue is to be fixed in the next version of these
appears the issue is that Safari lacks the root certificate for GoDaddy
so it is not in their "safe" list,
despite the fact GoDaddy is the 3rd largest provider of SSL
certificates out there.
assured that your personal information is protected very well despite these
warnings. With the
gateway system we use not even our own employees can look up
your credit card information.
If you wish to
check our verification through independent sources here is how to do it:
Steps to verify your connection is secure
Also, check for the following
logos in our online catalog. Click on them for more details on
our web site's security and to check our certificates and credit
card processing security.