Security & Privacy

Your security and privacy are important to us and we recognize that protecting the privacy and confidentiality of your personal information is fundamental with your shopping experience.

Please see below for answers to frequently asked questions on security and privacy.

Is secure?

Is shopping through secure and why don't I see the "padlock" symbol?

Because is an online mall, you shop at the individual retailers - not the mall itself. And since your privacy and security is of the utmost importance, each and every retailer that is under the "virtual roof" of uses a secure SSL checkout.

When you make purchases at retailers, you are giving the retailers your personal information directly. Your information is never passed to

In addition, many transactional web sites (that is web sites that you can make purchases at with a credit card) utilize a "padlock" symbol to highlight the fact that it is a secure site. But because is an online mall, you are making purchases at the retailers themselves and not As such, does not have the "padlock" symbol.

However, you can rest assured that all retailers on are secured using industry standard SSL or TLS encryption.