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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 Opayo (formerly known as Sage Pay). Opayo are the largest independent payment service provider (PSP) in the UK and Ireland. Opayo provides a secure payment gateway processing payments for thousands of online businesses, including ours.
Opayo uses a range of secure methods such as fraud screening, I.P. address blocking and 3D secure. Once on the Opayo systems, all sensitive data is secured using the same internationally recognised 256-bit encryption standards.
Opayo 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.
Opayo 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 Opayo can be found here.