Checks from Checks In The Mail are just as safe as the checks your
bank offers. When you buy from Checks In The Mail you get checks that have been
printed utilizing all security specifications required by your financial institution.
Chemically Sensitive Paper:
Protects you from having the written information on your check altered by chemicals.
Your assurance that security enhancements are being used in accordance with Check Payment Systems Association (CPSA) guidelines.
MP Signature Line:
Indicates the presence of microprint to identify photocopying.
Designed to deter reproduction of the reverse side of your check.
Our servers use industry-standard
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), an advanced encryption technology that works with
Netscape Navigator and Communicator (version 2.0 and above), Microsoft Internet
Explorer (version 3.0 and above), and AOL (version 3.0 and above) browsers.
SSL encrypts all of your personal information, including your credit card number,
name, and address, so that it cannot be intercepted as the information travels
over the Internet between your browser and our site.
The VeriSign Secure Site service, is one of the most recognized symbols of trust on the Web, and offers
our customers instant access to Checks In The Mail's security data. Verisign
reports that it is virtually unheard of for someone's credit card info to be
stolen via the Web and misused. And in the highly unlikely event that it is,
the Fair Credit Billing Act protects e -shoppers against unauthorized use of
credit information, limiting liability to only $50. (source: Verisign, Inc.)
If you have received the "Certificate Authority is Expired" message, visit Verisign.com to read their
asked questions and more about how to respond
to the alert.
You may need to upgrade your web browser.
Click the image below to view the certificate information provided at Verisign's website.
You can be sure that transactions are secured by looking for the following cues: - The URL in the browser window displays "https" at the beginning, instead of http.
In Netscape Communicator: The padlock in the lower left corner of the Navigator window
will be closed instead of open. Netscape users can also follow these steps to
see what level of encryption is protecting their transactions with your site:
- Go to the Web site you want to check. - Click the Security button in the Navigator's
toolbar. The Security Info dialog box indicates whether the Web site uses encryption.
- If it does, click the Open Page Info button to display more information about
the site's security features, including the type of encryption used.
In Internet Explorer: Microsoft Internet
Explorer tells users when encryption is in use by displaying a padlock
icon in the bar at the bottom of the IE window. With IE, users can find out
a Web site's encryption level: - Go to the Web site you want to check. - Right-click
on the Web site's page and select Properties. - Click the Certificates button.
- In the Fields box, select "Encryption type." The Details box shows you the
level of encryption (40-bit or 128-bit).