Privacy & Security
At Grace Lampwork Beads, we recognize how critical privacy is to our customers. We do collect personal information when you register for our online store service, however as a registered customer with your own personal password, your information is protected. With a registered account, you can easily manage and track orders online. We never rent, sell or share any customer personal information with third parties. We may use your email address to send out order status updates, newsletters and special promotions on our own Grace Lampwork Beads only.
All online transactions at gracebeads.com are handled with industry-standard SSL encryption. When you enter your credit card number into the order form, it is transmitted across the Internet in an encrypted (scrambled) form, then decoded when it gets to authorize.net or PayPal. According to CNN, "The prevalent opinion...is that online credit card use is actually no riskier for consumers than traditional 'low-tech' transactions."
You can shop at www.gracebeads.com with confidence. We have partnered with Authorize.Net, a leading payment gateway since 1996, to accept credit cards and electronic check payments safely and securely for our customers.
The Authorize.Net Payment Gateway manages the complex routing of sensitive customer information through the electronic check and credit card processing networks. See an online payments diagram to see how it works.
The company adheres to strict industry standards for payment processing, including:
* 128-bit Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology for secure Internet Protocol (IP) transactions.
* Industry leading encryption hardware and software methods and security protocols to protect customer information.
* Compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).
www.gracebeads.com is registered with the Authorize.Net Verified Merchant Seal program.