Security

We have one of the most advanced online payment processing gateways so that you can have complete peace of mind when buying through our website

Card Payment Security

We realise that security of personal information is a major concern for customers.  Maintaining security of personal information is a priority at The Blind Shop, which is why we use Sage Pay.  Sage Pay are the largest independent payment service provider (PSP) in the UK and Ireland.  Sage Pay provides a secure payment gateway processing payments for thousands of online businesses, including ours.

Sage Pay uses a range of 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 (Level 1) 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.

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.

More information about shopping securely with Sage Pay can be found at www.sagepay.com/secure_shopping

Privacy

Your privacy is extremely important to us. We promise never to release your personal details to any outside company for mailing or marketing purposes.

Once your order has been completed, The Blind Shop will only ever contact you again if you tick the ‘keep me informed' box.