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Security

Shopping on the internet should be easy and worry free. The Security of your payments with us, including your private information is something we take very seriously. Details of our Privacy Policy can be found here. It explains how we use your private information and more importantly, what we promise not to do with it.

Pay Securely Online

One of the quickest and easiest way to see if a site is secure, is to look for a 'padlock' symbol. On the Sequins & Sand website, ours appears when you 'check out' - it appears in the bottom right hand corner of the Shopping Basket page. In the browser window of the Check Out page, at the top of the screen to you will see that it says "https".....which is another way of letting you know the page is secure.

The 'padlock' and "https" exists because we have an SSL certificate. When you make a purchase on the Web and notice the closed lock icon at the top or bottom of your browser or a HTTPS:// prefix in the URL, it means you have established a secure SSL connection.

Our 128-bit SSL security system encodes your credit card and contact details to ensure their safety. No data transmission can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, just as no store card transaction can be completely without risk of fraud.

If you click on this seal, more information about our security certificate can be found:

Payment

Basically there are three ways you can pay for your purchases shopping with Sequins & Sand:

Payment Options

  • Credit Card (Visa, Mastercard & American Express) & Debit Card (Visa Debit & Mastercard Debit) and you don't have to leave the Sequins & Sand website to pay. We use eWay a secure payment gateway provider to do this
  • Direct Deposit (electronic funds transfer)
  • PayPal – pay with your credit card using Paypal (no account required)or using your Paypal account.

Credit Card & Debit Card (on the Sequins & Sand website):

Shop and pay using your card without leaving the Sequins & Sand website. The transactions happen there and then with instant notification of the payment status sent to you.

We accept:

  • Credit Cards: Visa, MasterCard and American Express
  • Debit Cards: Mastercard Debit and Visa Debit cards from anywhere in the world.

Direct Deposit:

If you would like to deposit money electronically into our bank account then please select this option when you are at the payment stage of shopping with us. Our system automatically lets us know when your order has been placed and that you have selected this option. We will then email our appropriate bank account details to you.

For international fund transfers, you will need to go into your bank to do this as to the best of our knowledge, online banking facilities do not cater for international transactions at this stage. Australia it is called a Telegraphic Transfer and your bank will charge a fee to organise this. Here in Australia for example, it currently costs us about AUD$30 to send a telegraphic transfer to the US. You will need to find out from your bank how to conduct these funds transfers internationally and what fees are involved.

PayPal:

PayPal allows the transfer of money between email users. It is a system that lets anyone with an email address securely send and receive online payments using their credit card or bank account.

Please note that you do not need to have an account with PayPal to buy online at www.SequinsandSand.com.au.

Credit card details are entered directly into PayPal's systems. These details nor any password you have to use the PayPal system are neither transmitted nor held in the Sequins & Sand systems.

Any further information will only be held with your explicit consent. Details collected allow us to process your order.

Please be aware that, whilst every care will be taken with your confidential information, we are not responsible for and do not provide any assurances for the actions of third parties because we simply can not control them and what they do.

Further details about the PayPal payment system can be reached through the PayPal website.

Once you have finished processing the transaction you will be redirected back to the Sequins & Sand web site. You will receive an email confirmation once your order has been received and once payment has been accepted you will receive a Dispatch Notification.