We appreciate your business and have worked hard to ensure both the security and privacy of your online transactions. Your credit card number and data will be treated with the highest standards of safety, security and confidentiality.
To protect your privacy, your credit card will NOT be stored on our system after it has been authorized during your final checkout. For this reason, you will need to enter your credit card number each time you make a purchase on our site.
Our site is 100% HTTPS by Default - Our website uses "HTTPS" (https:/www.alpacadirect.com) throughout the site as the default. This means every page is secure. In fact according this article in Wired Magazine about 80% of the largest 100 websites are not HTTPS by default..so we're ahead of the big players on this one... We want you to be able to shop safely and securely with us.
Our web site utilizes the industry standard SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) technology to protect orders placed online. When this protocol is implemented on both the client (your computer) and server (the computer controlling this site), your Internet communications are transmitted in encrypted form. This means your credit card and personal data cannot be intercepted, read or altered by unauthorized parties. However, you must use an SSL-enabled web browser for this security measure to work.