Security

You can shop with confidence knowing that your personal data and credit card information is safe and secure. English Traditions takes the security of our systems and your personal data seriously.  That’s why we have invested in a highly secure infrastructure and chosen the leading security technology to provide an added layer of protection to insure a safe and secure environment for our customers.

English Traditions does not process or store credit card or customer information with its website or on its servers. We contract with top-rated industry-compliant service providers to process and protect your information. We have partnered with Authorize.Net, the leading payment gateway since 1996, to offer safe and secure credit card transactions for our customers.

About Authorize.net
Authorize.Net is committed to safeguarding customer information and combating fraud. They operate with a mission to provide the most secure and reliable payment solutions for online merchants and their customers.

To accomplish this, Authorize.Net dedicates significant resources toward a strong infrastructure, and adheres to both strict internal security policies and industry security initiatives.

With Authorize.Net, online customers can be confident their data is secure. They utilize industry leading technologies and protocols, such as 128-bit Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and are compliant with a number of government and industry security initiatives.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a set of comprehensive requirements developed by the major card brands to facilitate the adoption of consistent data security measures. Each year Authorize.net renews their PCI DSS compliance.  

SAS 70
The Statement on Auditing Standards No. 70, commonly known as SAS 70, defines the professional standards used to assess the internal controls for organizations that provide outsourcing services which impact the control environment of their customers. Authorize.Net is validated annually by external auditors for SAS 70 Type 2.
 
Additional Legal Compliance
Authorize.Net and its parent company CyberSource validate security measures against applicable sections of numerous federal and state laws–HIPAA, GLBA, California Senate Bill 1386 (SB1386), and many others. Our industry partners also perform regular audits.