E-Commerce Security Policy


The information you provide to a FastenMSC web site covered by this policy is protectedin transit by using a network protocol called Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). SSL isthe industry standard technology for secure online transactions. A simple way toknow your transmission is protected is by referencing the URL. If it starts withhttps:// you can be assured that it is using SSL. Transactions are processed onlyfrom secure browsers. These browsers encrypt the information sent using SSL, whichscrambles the data to make it extremely difficult for anyone who intercepts theinformation to read it. FastenMSC has contracted with an internet commerce transactionservice vendor with the goal of protecting our customers’ personal and financialinformation. Transmissions from this vendor to credit card processors also are encryptedand sent via dedicated leased private circuits. In addition, the computers housingthe data are protected by physical security measures, including more than one levelof locked access.

REMINDER: In the event of an unauthorized use of your credit or debit card, youmust promptly notify the card issuer pursuant to its reporting rules and procedures.

Safeguarding Information

To minimize the risk of loss and/or additional expenses that could occur from compromisedcardholder information, FastenMSC merchants WILL NOT retain any of the following informationelectronically:

  • Credit Card number
  • Credit Card expiration date
  • CVV number

The protection of your personal information is important to FastenMSC , and as a result,we do not accept payment via email.

FastenMSC protects against unauthorized disclosures by limiting access only to those ofour employees who need the information to do their jobs.

FastenMSC 's E-Commerce Security Policy requires compliance with the Payment Card IndustryData Security Standard