Security - Is Internet Shopping
When something is new, people are rightfully cautious--especially
when it comes to using a credit card! The fact is, this year shoppers
will spend over $8.7 billion dollars online according to International
The main concern of online shoppers is that their credit card
information will somehow end up in the wrong hands. However, the
truth is, that technology has come a long way in the past few
years. With both Microsoft and Netscape taking the lead to insure
that Secure Commerce Server technology is safe and reliable.
For example, many major commercial shopping sites, including
The Wall Street Journal, Barnes & Noble Books, FTD Flowers,
Microsoft and Netscape use SSL encrypted technology to secure
the Order Forms at their sites.
With this technology in place, it is now actually safer to
transmit your credit card information via a La Costa Music Secured
Form than it is to use your credit card around town. This is because
all credit card Order Forms on the La Costa Music Site are secured
via SSL secure server technology.
Further, what most people don't realize is that shopping with
your credit card is actually safer than paying by check. In the
event that there is a problem, the credit card company will remove
the purchase from your bill and the online merchant is not paid.
Plus, credit card companies do not hold you responsible for any
Thanks for your patronage.
Robert A. Livingston
La Costa Music
P.S. Remember, online shopping helps keep prices down, that
is why our prices are the lowest in the music industry! So, go
ahead and join the ten million other people that are experiencing
the pleasure, ease and safety of online shopping!
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