Security of Hoshoh online shop is of the utmost importance; therefore our website uses 1&1 eCommerce solution with security features in place to give both parties peace of mind and prepare us for Trusted Shop certification.
Transactions on our online shop are secured by powerful GeoTrust SSL encryption powered by Symantec, so data sent between our site and the server are encrypted, thus protected from hacking by third parties. Hoshoh used Trusted Shop ready eCommerce solution to ensure security, a step towards obtaining Trustmark Seal.
We have also integrated our website with Trustpilot to collect ratings, reviews, and feedback from our customers. Trustpilot is an online reviews community that is transparent, we use Trustpilot because it allows our customers to share their experiences of our products, services and how important we take security on our website.
All communication between our website visitors and us using Tawk.to chat pluggin are over 128bit Secure Socket Layer, and all data are housed on encrypted servers.
PCI DSS Compliant
Stripe, PayPal, and Amazon Pay are all PCI DSS Compliant. PCI DSS is the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, and this is a worldwide standard that was set up to help businesses process card payments securely and reduce card fraud. The way it does this is through tight controls surrounding the storage, transmission, and processing of cardholder data that businesses handle. PCI DSS is intended to protect sensitive cardholder data.
Security is probably one of the most significant concerns for us during your online transaction with us. Therefore information transmitted on our online shop is strongly encrypted. We use Stripe payment system for your credit/debit card transactions, Stripe has one of the highest levels of card data security (PCI DSS Level 1 compliant), so our customers can pay on our website with a peace of mind because shoppers are protected against fraud. Tokenization used by Stripe ensures that no sensitive card data ever need to touch our server even though it is secure, and our website integration with Stripe operates in a PCI compliant way. Also, Stripe uses Radar's full fraud prevention toolkit, including advanced machine learning algorithms and the ability to create customized rules, and prevent fraud.
We offer PayPal payment directly to give customers the options for easy, convenient and safe payment without exposing your credit or debit card details, using only their email address. PayPal offers customers the added benefits of Buyer Protection in addition to security (PayPal is also PCI DSS compliant).
Amazon Pay is another easy and convenient way to shop on our website without storing your personal or credit/debit card payment data on our website or our other payment solution provider's website. This Amazon Pay option offers our customers when paying for product/s ordered from our website a familiar and trusted payment solution that used the customer's Amazon account and the protection it offers. Amazon Pay provides a secure online payment option that is also PCI DSS compliant.
3-D Secure Protocol Credit / Debit Cards Online
Amex SafeKey, MasterCard SecureCode and Verified by Visa payment options are the 3-D Secure protocol offered through our Stripe, PayPal, and Amazon Pay Payment Processing solutions, and once transferred to the secure payment processing provider websites. The 3-D Secure Protocol works with most browsers and your password and SecureCode is not shared with us, the store/retailer and using it is as easy. Please be aware that some browsers may prevent pop-up windows that can interfere with you using Amex SafeKey, MasterCard SecureCode and Verified by Visa.
SafeKey uses the latest 3-D® Secure technology to help protect against fraud, and confirm it's really you making a payment on your American Express Card in our shop. We offer Amex SafeKey on our online shop to prevent fraud and ensure safety by employing 3-D Secure payment authentication, however, we also accept Amex cards not enrolled for SafeKey.
We offer MasterCard SecureCode on our online shop, this service enhances the security of using your existing MasterCard card online protection against unauthorized use of your card when you shop at participating online merchants like us.
Verified by Visa
We offer Verified by Visa, so your personal assurance message tells you that the bank or organisation that issued your Visa card is asking for your password. Verified by Visa ensures that both you and us. We also accept normal Visa card if you are not yet registered for Verified by Visa service.