You can use PayPal or Credit Cards to buy our production.

What is PayPal?

PayPal provides a way to send money to anyone in the world who has an email address.

But, first you have to register your details (including Credit Card details) with PayPal. As part of this process you decide on a password so that you are the only one who can access your PayPal account.

All this information which is sent to PayPal is sent securely (ie all the data is encrypted) so that even if intercepted by anyone while passing across the Internet, the information cannot be extracted. Only PayPal can decipher the data.

(PayPal uses "SSL security" which is the industry standard way to send sensitive information in a highly encrypted form across the Internet. Virtually all on-line stores and banks use this same system.)

Are there any risks that my details or password will be revealed to 3rd parties?

Because of the encryption used, the main security risks are not to the information while in transit across the Internet, but at either end of the transaction.

At the PayPal end it is possible that a criminal insider could obtain access to your information. Their internal security system is designed to greatly minimise this risk. The risk is much less than if you were to physically use your Credit Card in an actual store to buy goods. An employee could record your Credit Card details.

Until late in 2005, to use PayPal, you had to join the PayPal system for which there is a very small fee ($1.95) but this takes no more time than a normal card payment. But now even that requirement has been dropped so there is now no need to set up a PayPal account.

If you are a PayPal member, all you need is your password and the email address you registered with (your computer might have stored this for you).

If you have not used PayPal you can sign up before ordering or use the 'is this your first time' button to join while you order.

The advantage is that the next time you use PayPal, and tens of thousands of sites accept it, all you need is your password.

Just before you pay there is a cancel button. If you abandon the order before then you will get an error message when you leave the secure server.