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Shoping Online Safely

Shopping Safe Online Tips.

Shopping online on the internet is the fastest growing market, millions of people shop every day with no hassle and can get big savings as well as great choice online. When shopping online with a bit of commonsense and knowledge, you can avoid problems and disappointment.

First thing to look for from a supplier that you are buying from a secure site look for the padlock in the bottom right corner of the website and for the website address to begin with ‘https:// before giving any details if in any doubts leave. Don’t be fooled by a padlock that appears on the web page itself. It’s easy to copy the image of a padlock. You need to look for one that is in the window frame of the browser itself.

Just because it’s a good looking website it does not mean that it’s genuine, see how old the site is in other words its not here today and gone tomorrow. Look for contact details see how easy it would be to get a hold of the supplier in the event that things go wrong.

When buying if it looks to good to be true then it probably is not, go and check the information and price from other websites again if in doubt just leave. Sad to say that like all walks of life there loads of con-men out there so be wary of so called bargain deals.

Be careful when buying from abroad once they get a hold of your details they can take lots of money using your details if you spot anything suspicious then contact your bank/credit card company right away. When I buy anything online I always use my credit card and not my debit card as you have insurance protection when purchasing with your credit card but individuals should check with there credit card company to see exactly what cover they have.

Buying online is great and millions do it every day with no problems, you can get good savings great selection and first class service from suppliers online just be wary and the golden rule is if you are not sure do not give them any details.

Shopping Online Guide

Internet Shopping

Buying online is great you can get good savings great selection and first class service from suppliers online just be wary and the golden rule is if you are not sure do not give them any details.

When shopping online remember to look around get reviews and compare prices and information on your product before buying. Check simple things like warranty, delivery cost and will your purchase be delivered in the time that you need it for, example a purchase made as a Christmas gift. See that it will be delivered when you can be at home or your delivery point to accept it. Look to see if you can leave feed back that might help others with their choice.

This information has been put together as a guide only we hope that it helps you have a pleasurable safe shopping experience online, it is only our opinion and we hold no responsibility for anyones internet shopping.

Useful Websites

Here a couple of websites that you might find helpful.

  • UK Governments Tips for Online shopping
  • UK Trading Standards Agency

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