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Security policy

At SK Tax Service we take your online security very seriously. That is why we chose leading companies in the areas of internet security and payment processing to deal with the security of your information and credit card details.

PCI Compliance

Any website taking payments online is subject to stringent controls by the Plastic Cards Industry (PCI) and they must comply with a vigorous set of criteria to become 'PCI Compliant'.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance is designed to protect businesses and their customers against payment card theft and fraud.

www.sktax.co.uk have been verified as PCI compliant by Security Metrics

Payments processed by Sagepay

SagePay Logo

Our Payment Service Provider is Sage Pay (formerly Protx) – the largest independent payment service provider (PSP) in the UK and Ireland. Sage Pay provides a secure payment gateway (Level 1 PCI DSS), processing payments for thousands of online businesses, including ours. It is Sage Pay’s utmost priority to ensure that transaction data is handled in a safe and secure way.

Sage Pay uses a range secure methods such as fraud screening, I.P address blocking and 3D secure. Once on the Sage Pay systems, all sensitive data is secured using the same internationally recognised 256-bit encryption standards.

Sage Pay is PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) compliant to the highest level and maintains regular security audits. They are also regularly audited by the banks and banking authorities to ensure that their systems are impenetrable.

Sage Pay is an active member of the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) that defines card industry global regulation.

In addition, you know that your session is in a secure encrypted environment when you see https:// in the web address, and/or when you see the locked padlock symbol alongside the URL.

So when paying your fees through our site, you can be sure that you are completely protected.

More information about secure payments with Sage Pay can be found at www.sagepay.com/shoppers

Encrypted connection

Your connection to www.sktax.co.uk is encrypted with an SSL certificate, which means the data exchanged between our web server and your browser is encrypted.