Iron Accents is a Yahoo store and offers a secure online shopping environment. All credit transactions occur in a secure area of our site, protecting you from loss or misuse of information. The transfer of sensitive information between you and Iron Accents is protected by one of the highest standards of encryption technology available on the Internet.
Yahoo uses the use the Stronghold secure server to protect your personal information, including your name, address, and credit card information. The Stronghold secure server is currently the second-best selling secure server software and, in their opinion, the best product technically supports industry-standard 128-bit SSL encryption.
When you enter your credit card number into the order form, it is transmitted across the Internet in an encrypted (scrambled) form and not decoded until Yahoo receives it. Encryption enables the creation of a secure "conversation" between your browser and our secure server. While this conversation could potentially be "overheard," it cannot be decrypted.
How can you tell you are purchasing from a secure website?
In order to be sure that information transferred between your browser and the Iron Accents server is secure, it helps to know how to check the security information available to you through your browser.
When you enter the checkout process (when you' have placed items in your shopping cart and select go to checkout), your connection becomes secure. These security features are enacted automatically and you do not have to take any action to invoke them. To confirm that you are operating in secure mode, look at the bottom of your browser window. If you see an unbroken key or a closed lock (depending upon your browser) you can be sure that your information is secure.
Another way to check for security is by checking the URL line of your browser. When you enter a secure area of our site, the first characters of the site address will change from "http" to "https".
For more information on smart online shopping visit the following sites.
Yahoo's Guide to Online SecuritySecurity on Yahoo Shopping