Secure Checkout Protocol


The College Gift Outlet accepts payment via most major credit cards as well as payments made by you through PayPal.

Your credit card information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with an AES-256 encryption. It is encrypted to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) as defined by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa.

The PCI-DSS protocols help ensure the secure handling of credit card information for users of this website.

This website is hosted by Shopify, Inc, and your checkout data is stored through Shopify’s data storage, databases and the general Shopify application.  Your data is maintained on a secure server behind a firewall.

Your purchase transaction data is stored only as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction.

The College Gift Outlet does not receive nor store your credit card information.