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Security Statement

D+H is committed to providing its customers with a secure online shopping environment.

This Security Statement applies to all personal information collected through the D+H web site and is subject to the web site usage agreement (the “Agreement”) that is also disclosed and posted elsewhere on this web site. For the purpose of this Security Statement “D+H” means D+H Cheque Services Corporation.

This is WHAT WE DO for your protection:

  • Provide a secure login process to our web site to prevent anyone from accessing your account information;

  • Provide encryption technology to ensure that data sent from your PC to our web server is secure. Encryption is a method of encoding data to prevent unauthorized users from reading or tampering with it. We use 128-bit encryption on our web servers, the best system currently available. To recognize that your connection to our web site is encrypted, confirm that the Internet address starts with “https” instead of “http”. Some web browsers display a lock icon at the bottom of the screen. When the transmission is encrypted the lock will appear locked:  

  • Use digital certificates issued by a trusted provider (the “Certification Authority”) to confirm that our web site is genuine. A digital certificate is an “electronic ID” used by a company to prove its identity on the Internet. D+H’s digital certificates (Entrust®) are issued by Entrust, Inc., or Entrust Limited. A digital certificate includes the name, serial number, expiration date, and digital signature of the Certification Authority, so that a recipient can verify that the certificate is genuine. You can verify a digital certificate by double-clicking on the closed padlock that comes up at the bottom right of the browser when doing business with a secure web site;

  • Use smart firewalls to protect the perimeter of our network. A firewall is a security device designed to protect a computer network from unauthorized Internet access. A firewall acts as an intelligent gatekeeper, checking and regulating the traffic so that a trusted environment (our corporate network) is protected from any attacks that come from outside the network (including the Internet);

  • Log you out automatically after a period of inactivity;

  • Use a trusted third party Internet security provider to run regular audits of our Internet security. This helps to ensure that our environment remains secure over time;

  • Continuously monitor all our internet systems to detect whether improper access has been attempted; and

  • We will never send you e-mail messages asking you to provide us with personal information by e-mail.

The Internet is a “two-way highway” and there are some additional measures that you can take to protect yourself: This is WHAT YOU CAN DO for your protection:

  • Ensure that your browser supports 128-bit encryption and, if it does not, update your browser;

  • Check to make sure you have a secure connection with our server before you provide any confidential information. Look for “https” at the beginning of our Internet address and a locked padlock icon at the bottom of your browser window. You can double-click the lock to check the validity of the digital certificate;

  • Always log off once you have finished shopping online;

  • Once you have logged off, clear your computer memory cache. Please refer to your browser's documentation on memory/disk caching;

  • Disable file sharing in Microsoft Windows products. The Windows family of operating systems uses a feature called "File Sharing," which allows other computers on the network to access your PC, even from across the Internet. The Help feature included with Microsoft products will help you disable file sharing on your PC (click Start, then Help, then Index, and type "disabling folder or drive sharing" to find out instructions);

  • Install a personal firewall and anti-virus software on your PC; and

  • Update your operating system and browser with security patches on a regular basis. Check at least once a week for recently published security patches on the Microsoft Windows web site, and also for browser updates.