Orders placed with PTplace.com are encrypted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) technology. SSL is a security protocol that prevents eavesdropping, tampering, or message forgery over the Internet. With SSL on both your web browser and PTplace.com servers, information sent via the Internet can be trusted to arrive privately and unaltered to PTplace.com only.
In order for SSL security to work, you must have an SSL capable browser. To verify that you do, open your browser and look to see that it has SSL 2.0 and 3.0 settings selected. If you have Microsoft's Internet Explorer, follow these directions. In the top margin select Tools, then Internet Options and finally the Advanced tab. Scroll to the end where the security settings are. SSL 2.0 and SSL 3.0 should be checked. For more information about SSL, see Netscape's or Microsoft's website.