Payments are handled by a secure third party, which handles all major credit cards and PayPal for thousands of web stores, order data is always encrypted and secure. Our shopping cart is Level 1 PCI compliant and uses 256-bit SSL certificates to keep order details secure. HobbyNut Models LLC never stores your credit card data, nor do we have access to it, your payment is private and ultra secure.
Question: How is the checkout cart handled?
Answer: The HobbyNut Models website contracts through an outside payment processing company, once you checkout and go to payments, you are connected to the payment processor (CC, Paypal, Affirm, etc). HobbyNut Models LLC never processes your Payment in-house, stores your credit card data, nor do we have access to it, your payment is private and ultra secure (256 Bit encrypted). All transaction are conducted by the payment processor under PCI DSS Level 1 guidelines.
Question: How strong is 256-bit encryption?
Answer: AES-256, which has a key length of 256 bits, supports the largest bit size and is practically unbreakable by brute force based on current computing power, making it the strongest encryption standard.
Question: What is Level 1 PCI Compliant?
Answer: PCI DSS Level 1 is the highest level of compliance. This describes any merchant (our Payment Processor), processing over 6 million Visa transactions per year. This high validation level is only given, at Visa's discretion, should the merchant meet the level 1 requirements set to minimize risk to the system.