How secure is this site?

We have taken every possible care to try and make this website a safe environment for you to shop in.  We take our responsibilities for maintaining a secure website very seriously and have tried to ensure that the security of information you pass to us when you are buying an item here is protected to the highest level.

How is the site secured?

The website is protected by a dedicated SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificate which means that any information that you enter (like your registration details or your credit card information) is encrypted to a very high standard.  This means that it is almost impossible for this information to be intercepted and used by third parties illegally, so you can shop with confidence that the information you provide to us kept private.

How else is security maintained?

Payments through this website are managed via SagePay's payment gateway.  As credit card information is passed over he internet, this process falls under the auspices of PCI DSS certification.  Cotswold Warmth has full PCI DSS certification which was audited and approved in October 2010.  This means that you can be assured that your information is never develolved to any third party for any reason.