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Who is processing my credit card transaction?
What is 2Checkout.com?

Which credit cards may I use?
Can I make a gift from anywhere in the world?
Is the payment server secure?
How can I make sure that the server is secure?
Does abelard.org have access to my credit card info?

Who is processing my credit card transaction?
2Checkout.com will process your credit card information. You will be submitting it directly to 2Checkout.com at their site.

What is 2Checkout.com?
A credit card payment processing organisation who provide 100% secure payment processing services with guaranteed privacy.

Using 2Checkout.com, you can use your credit card just the way you would at any store (online or offline), for instance, like Amazon.com.

Which credit cards may I use?
At abelard.org, you may use Mastercard, Diners Card, Visa, American Express or Discover cards, using the secure server at 2checkout.com, our payment processor. The charge will appear on your credit card statement as ‘2Checkout.com Inc’.

Can I make a gift from anywhere in the world?
Yes. 2CheckOut.com allows credit card spending on cards issued by international banks worldwide.

Is the payment server secure?
Yes. 2Checkout.com implements the highest security standards, using SSL encryption.

How can I make sure that the server is secure?
Before you enter your credit card information, look at the web-address ( or ‘link’,or ‘url’) showing in your browser. The web-address will (and should) start with https://. The ‘s’ in the https:// means that the page where you are entering your credit card information is a page secured by a SSL Certificate. No-one can look at your credit card information other than you and the credit card processor, 2Checkout.com.

Does abelard.org have access to my credit card info?
No, not at all. We don’t even see any of your credit card information. You submit it directly to 2Checkout.com.


Glossary
SSL: Secure Socket Layer - a Internet wide security standard. Depending on the browser, you may see at the bottom right of your browser, a key icon becoming whole or a padlock closing, indicating that the session is secure.


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