At ThreadArt.com, we understand your concerns about security. We utilize SSL (secure sockets layer) to provide secure online ordering. The information that you provide while placing your order with ThreadArt.com - including your credit card number - is secure; it can not be read or tampered with during transmission. If you are using a recent version of Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, or America On-line then all information that you submit during the ordering process will be automatically encrypted for security. If you are using an older browser, we recommend that you upgrade to a more recent version before placing your order.