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How to Find a Safe and Secure Website for Online Shopping?

Don’t you know how to locate a safe and secure website? Are you looking for hassle-free online shopping and searching a reliable website? Searching a trustworthy website from the pool of millions will take a bit of research, though the search would be fruitful. This article deals with the issues of finding a secure website for online shopping.

Communication details

First of all, you should check contact details and communication address at the site. A website with proper communication details would be a safer bet for transaction. If such details are not available, there is no need to carry on further transaction or any shopping from the same site. Websites hiding such vital details are not worth believing at all, and can go out of sight any time.

HTTP analysis

A secure website would have the URL which would read as “HTTPS” rather than “HTTP” only. An additional “s” in the end of it would suggest an enhanced level of security for transaction. So always find a website having that extra security measures to carry on secure online shopping. Such websites are always considered extra secure for online shopping and transaction.

Secure payment system

A website having secure payment system should be trusted for shopping. Online stores with PayPal for the payment system are easily relied upon. Being extra careful for sites using unknown payment systems can save a lot of inconvenience. Shopping card system and payment system should be chosen from a reputed vendor to keep visitors faith alive.

Security certificates

Websites with security certificates are considered more secure than those not. Buyers can easily analyze a website on the basis of its security certificates before proceeding any further. SSL certificate is one such way of adding to the security level of a website. Sites having security certificates would mean that the card information and data would be encrypted for usages.

Sites asking only card details

Websites asking for only card details for complete transaction are not a good bet. Sites redirecting towards card protection service by asking login ID and Password would be secure. So never trust a site which does not redirect towards card protection services by Visa and MasterCard. Sites asking for login ID and password would bring a great deal of security cover for online transaction.


A website using PCI card (Peripheral Component Interconnect) would be a good bet for secure transaction. This hardware card helps in the safety and security of data at the server. SET is another useful program which is used for authentication purposes for all involved parties in the transaction. Using SET, a website ensures that the merchant would not be able to see secure card information to do any dubious activity.

Privacy policy

Privacy policy is a very essential segment of an e-commerce website which keeps information of card data usages. The website will clearly mention the sharing of data to third party or associates if it’s not reputed. This section would also have information about the data security practices employed by the company. Going through privacy policy or security policy of a website would clear the doubts in a big way.


E-commerce websites with membership of various recognized programs can be deemed a secure bet for online transaction. E-commerce websites with membership of any of programs like TRUSTe, Verisign or BBBonline would be secure. So first of all, try to locate these membership logos on the home page of an e-commerce website before proceeding further for transaction.

Shipping details

E-commerce websites with no shipping details are not worth believing at all. Shipping details are very vital piece of information, as it gives exact picture of shipping policies and duration for product delivery. Before doing online shopping, make sure to take a complete stock of the shipping information, charges, time of delivery etc.

Delivery tracking tool

A reputed e-commerce website would have delivery tracking tool in place. This tool helps buyers to get complete information about the product locations in transit. If any site does not have this tracking tool in place, it’s not worth believing at all. So never prefer a site which does not have such a tool as it would not be customer-centric.

Investments and Where to Invest and How Our Money Can Be Safe and Secure During Insecure Times

Investments, and where to invest, and how to invest, and why we should invest, are questions and issues that face thousands and millions.

In my mail today there was delivered a specialised magazine advert about investing and investments, giving tips which appeared to be water tight! In my Bible reading to day there were some very different thoughts and attitudes regarding investment. When a man is in Christ Jesus his outlook and goals are radically transformed. Being ‘in Christ’ might be a foreign concept to many but to me it is essential offering safety and security. When we are ‘in Christ’ there is life and vitality and also many of riches that investors consider are only possible through the money markets.

When a man is ‘in Christ’, and the New Testament uses this powerful phrase many times, everything that man has belongs to Jesus Christ. Everything is surrendered to Jesus Christ. This is not something that is extra or additional. It is fundamental and wonderful. The fact and the truth is that everything ‘in Christ’ lives and anything not ‘in Christ’ dies. If you choose to keep your money outside of Christ and away from the purposes of God, then it will sooner or later die.

Those acts and deed we do outside of Jesus Christ also decay, because they have no eternal purpose, and hence no eternal life. Relationships died if they are not ‘in Christ’ because again, they have no eternal significance and reality. In Christ, everything is safe and secure, and outside of Christ nothing can be considered safe and secure.

Being ‘in Christ’ is a wonderful place to be, and Paul when he wrote his letters certainly understood that and wrote about it with passion and understanding. In Adam, all die, but ‘in Christ’ there is life, real life, eternal life, everlasting life. As a result of Adam’s sin, man dies and everything he has dies with him, but ‘in Christ, everything is so very different.

Invest in the Kingdom of God, where there are no thieves or robbers or rust or inflation or devaluation. When we invest in the Kingdom of God we are laying up treasure for the future, but we are also helping those less well off financially, and perhaps even improving the environment depending upon where we place our investments.

Job realised only too well that God gives and that God takes away. Do remember, that Jesus Christ spoke more about money than any other one subject, because money, and how we handle our money, says so much about us. And, when we die what do we take with us? Nothing! We will not be able to take any money or stocks and shares.

But what will we have sent on ahead of us? That is what will really count on that day. This is real wealth building!

Sandy Shaw

The New Safe Family Life Ultimate Safety and Survival Kits

Everyone should have an effective safety and home security plan for their home or office. Whether you live alone in an apartment or have a family and a large home, personal safety and security is essential for your peace of mind.

The fact is most of us are not prepared for threatening and random predicaments, such as home invasions, burglaries, carjacking or worse. We tend to become apprehensive, impatient, worried, insecure and even afraid to go about our daily lives. Just thinking about these issues can negatively diminish our lives if we are not prepared.

With the rise in the unemployment rate and latest natural disasters happening around the globe crime is on the rise. In the greater Fresno,Ca area alone there have been more than 400 home invasions reported already this year. Even in rural communities violent crimes are increasing at a greater rate than ever.

The new SafeFamilyLife™ Ultimate Safety and Survival Kits can provide you and your loved ones with information, products and added self-confidence. All of these are important if you ever need to defend and protect yourself or your family in a dangerous or life threatening situation.

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The home security products and personal protection devices are all backed up by easy to understand instructional DVDs and an informative product manual. The instructional video makes learning how to use all of the highly effective security and personal protection devices easy and fun. You can watch and learn at your own pace in the comfort of your home.

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