Our system uses Secure Sockets Layer to transmit payment information (such as your credit card number) over the Internet. Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is a security protocol that provides communications privacy over the Internet. The protocol allows client/server applications to communicate in a way that is designed to prevent eavesdropping, tampering, or message forgery.
Under the Fair Credit Billing Act, your bank cannot hold you liable for more than $50.00 of fraudulent charges. In the event of unauthorized use of your credit card, you must notify your credit card provider in accordance with its reporting rules and procedures.
Passwords should not be:
- dictionary words (including foreign and technical dictionaries)
- anyone's or anything's name (including your username)
- a place
- a proper noun
- a Social Security number
- a birth date
- a telephone number
- any information that could be readily learned or guessed
- a simple pattern of keys on the keyboard
- any of the above reversed or concatenated
- any or the above with digits prepended or appended
Passwords should be:
- a combination of at least seven letters and numbers
One possible method for picking a good password is to make up your own acronym. For example, you should use a seven letter password would be ysua7lp.
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