– Ensure the web page starts with https://, this indicates the site is

– Do not give out any passwords hackers can use to access your
details online

– Do not reply to unsolicited e-mails asking for your personal details

– Do not give out the three-digit security number on the back of your
credit card if there is no closed padlock

– Before buying anything online ensure the address of the firm is available along with the fax and phone number. Also check the
site’s privacy policy and ask friends if they have ever purchased
anything from this site

– Do not judge a company by its website, no matter how flashy it is
or how professional it looks

– Check the authenticity of a website by looking it up on the Federal
Authority Services website