Shopping at Winterson

Secure Payments

Payment Security
All orders with Winterson are processed using Sage Pay, a leading UK-based payment gateway that encrypts your payment card details in a secure environment. Sage Pay’s systems are scanned quarterly by an independent assessor and audited annually to ensure compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard. We do not store your payment card details in our information servers.

For more information please visit the Sage Pay website and Sage Pay's Privacy Policy here.

3D Secure
In addition to encrypting your information with the latest SSL technology, we also use an additional layer of payment card security called 3D Secure, established by MasterCard and Visa to help protect you from unauthorised payments and fraud.

MasterCard® SecureCode
MasterCard® SecureCode is a 3D Secure service that password-protects your MasterCard and Maestro payment card details, giving you added security when shopping online. The service allows you to create a password that is known only to yourself, to use every time you use your card online.

To use the MasterCard® SecureCode service, you must first register with the bank that issued your MasterCard and/or Maestro card. Once you have registered your own private password with your card issuer, you will be automatically prompted at checkout to provide this password each time you make a purchase with us. This means that even if someone knows your card number, they will unable to complete a purchase without your private password.

Please note that your MasterCard® SecureCode password is not your account password. Winterson does not have access to your MasterCard® SecureCode password.

For more information about this service, please visit the MasterCard® SecureCode website and Mastercard's Privacy Policy here.

Verified by Visa
Verified by Visa is a 3D Secure service that protects your card against unauthorised use and fraud when shopping online. Verified by Visa provides a password-protected level of security when using your Visa card for online purchases at any one of more than 300,000 web sites across Europe.

You can sign up for Verified by Visa with your payment card provider directly to set up the service. When using Verified by Visa you’ll be asked to enter a password, known only to yourself, in addition to the normal payment card details asked for when making a purchase.

For more information about this service, visit the Verified by Visa website and Visa's Privacy Policy here.

American Express SafeKey®
American Express SafeKey gives you an additional layer of security against theft and fraud when shopping online at participating SafeKey retailers. It helps prevent unauthorised online use of your American Express Card account before it happens.

It does this by confirming your identity with a SafeKey password before allowing the payment to be taken from your Card at online checkout. It is the online shopping equivalent of entering your PIN into a Chip and PIN machine when making a purchase in store. To shop online at participating SafeKey retailers, you will need to enrol your Card in SafeKey.

For more information about this service, please visit the American Express SafeKey® website and American Express' Privacy Policy here.

Website Security
To be confident that your payment details are safely protected, all the transaction information that is passed between Winterson and the Sage Pay systems is encrypted using up to 256-bit Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. If SSL is enabled then you will see a padlock at the top of your browser. You can click on this padlock to find out information about our SSL digital certificate registration. You will also notice that when you look at our URL location field at the top of your browser you will see that has changed from HTTP to HTTPS.

Once SSL has been enabled, you are in a secure payment mode and no information that you pass to the Sage Pay servers can be examined, used or modified by third parties attempting to gain access to sensitive information.

For more information please visit the Sage Pay or Symantec websites here.

Digicert Secured Seal is registered with Digicert as an authentic website using encrypted data transmission. This ensures that your information is kept private whilst in transit between your web browser and our web server.

For more information please view our Digicert certificate here.

At Winterson we are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and your personal information remains confidential and secure.

For more information, please read our Privacy Policy.