www.sierra-books.com is a member of Transactium's Internet Secure Payment Gateway. Payments are processed in real-time and in complete security using latest encryption technology. Sierra Book Distributors has taken care to implement physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard the security of the data that you send. However we cannot guarantee the security of any data transmission over the Internet. Accordingly, we encourage you as our client to take every precaution to protect your personal data whilst on the Internet.
The online payment page that accepts credit card information, includes a linked padlock icon at the top right corner of the panel (see image below), which gives site security information when clicked. This panel uses the "https" protocol when communicating with the payment gateway server which is operated by Transactium Limited. Furthermore, before the site was put online, it was test and approved by our Bankers, who also checked that security features are up to international standards.
The Payment Gateway offers a complete securityCard details are only divulged to HSBC Bank Malta plc. Major credit cards (Visa / MasterCard) are accepted. If for any reason your transaction fails (example no funds available or card reported as misplaced) the sale is blocked, transmission of data is interrupted and no details are retained or recorded. solution. Data is encrypted both during transactions and during storage, using 128 bit data encryption.