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The Socks Emporium are focused on providing a secure and trust worthy service to ensure our customers feel happy making a purchase from our online store. In over six years of online trading, none of our customers have ever reported fraudulent use of a credit or debit card as a result of purchases made with us!!!

We use one of the most secure online ordering systems on the market, and are constantly researching and improving our software to make sure we offer the highest possible security at all times! Furthermore, The Socks Emporium does not retain your credit or debit card details on our systems. When you reach the page for entering your card information, you are connected directly to a secure server at WorldPay, part of one of the biggest banks in the world!

Secure Technology

Standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to allow for the encryption of potentially sensitive information such as your name, address and other critically sensitive information like your credit card details. Information passed between your computer and our website cannot be read in the event someone else intercepts it. This technology includes the following features:

Authentication - This assures your browser that your data is being sent to the correct computer server, and that the server is secure.
Encryption - This encodes the data, so that it cannot be read by anyone other than the secure server.
Data Integrity - This checks the data being transferred to ensure it has not been altered.

Therefore, with SSL you can be sure the personal information you enter into is safe and secure!

Secured by GeoTrust

The Socks Emporium partners with GeoTrust, the world's second largest digital certificate (SSL technology) provider. They pioneer in the encryption sensitive information in order to keep your details safe from hackers. GeoTrust is creating trust online in over 150 countries by:

  • Issuing millions of digital certificates;
  • Protecting tens of millions of Internet users interacting and conducting business;
  • Providing security to over 100,000 business customers in over 150 countries.

    WorldPay Security

    The WorldPay payment system uses established and innovative techniques to ensure the security and integrity of all sensitive data. Furthermore their web servers are certified by Thawte, a public Certificate Authority, ensuring that The Socks Emporium's customers can have confidence that nobody can impersonate WorldPay to obtain confidential information.

    The transfer of the personal information from to WorldPay are encapsulated using their advanced encrypted and digitally-signed protocol. This uses a combination of standard methods such as PGP, RSA and MD5 to ensure that the information passed is secure and tamper-proof.