We understand the importance of having a secured web site for our visitors to shop at Virginia Tech University Bookstore. We use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), an industry-standard encryption technology to protect data transmissons. SSL works with Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and other web browsers. SSL establishes a secure connection between your computer and our computers. This advanced encryption technology encrypts any information that you send to us. It is absolutely impossible for unauthorized parties to decode your information.

Simply check the URL field of your browser after you access the server. If you see, SSL is working.

Also, you can check the security icon on your browser. If you see within your web browser, SSL is working.

Payment Card Industry Compliance

Virginia Tech Services, Inc. is enrolled in Trustwave's Trusted Commerce™ program to validate compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) mandated by all the major credit card associations including: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard Worldwide, Visa, Inc. and Visa Europe.