Hide and Chic uses a secure transaction environment, utilizing the latest Secure Sockets Technology (SSL) available to ensure your information is safe and secure at all times. SSL is an industry standard which is used by all major eCommerce sites on the Internet. It works by encrypting the information which you enter while using our website, preventing the information being intercepted by an unauthorized party. For all credit card transactions we use PayPal and all data is transmitted directly between your machine and PayPal. Therefore we do not store any payment details in our database.