Secure Shopping

The security of your personal information is our top priority! You can shop online at with confidence.

We have partnered with Authorize.Net, a leading payment gateway since 1996, to offer safe and secure credit card transactions for our customers.

As a visitor, our site automatically recognizes your Internet service provider and general location (so we can tell what cold hardiness zone you are likely to be in), but you can't be identified as an individual. For customers who make a purchase, we do collect information on which pages are accessed at our site. We use this information to improve your overall shopping experience. We also keep track of information volunteered during the order and registration processes. This information is kept entirely secure and confidential.

We use industry-standard encryption technologies when transferring and receiving your personal information. On the Internet, when you see either a solid key icon or a locked padlock icon on your browser window, this indicates that the site is secured through Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). Pages requesting personal information should always have one of these icons.

The Authorize.Net Payment Gateway manages the complex routing of sensitive customer information through the credit card and electronic check processing networks (see an online payments diagram). 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 (PCI) Data Security Standard.
For additional information regarding the privacy of your sensitive cardholder data, please read the Authorize.Net Privacy Policy or our complete Privacy policy.

If you prefer, we can process your payment by mail. You can select any payment method you wish when you checkout. is registered with the Authorize.Net Verified Merchant Seal program.

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See also:
  Privacy policy
  Is it safe to use my credit card?


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