Credit Card Security

Are debit and credit card payments made on the SESS web store safe?

The answer is YES. Our online store uses Sage pay to process online debit and credit card payments. Sage pay are an internationally respected Internet Payment Service Provider (PSP). They provide the software to enable our website to take secure online credit and debit card payments. SESS do not store your debit or credit card details on our databases. We ensure your security and privacy at all times. If you’d like to find out more, read our Privacy policy.

Sage pay security statement
The Sage pay payment system uses a combination of established and innovative techniques to ensure the security and integrity of all sensitive data including customer details and credit card information. Their internet facing web servers are certified by Verisign, this ensures that no third parties can impersonate Sage pay to obtain secure information.

Sage pay transaction security
The transfer of your details from SESS to Sage pay is encrypted and digitally-signed. This ensures that the information passed is secure and tamper-proof.

Sage pay Security for the customer
Any communication between the customer and Sage pay is encrypted to the maximum strength supported by the customer’s browser. The customer is also protected from fraudulent use of their card in a “card not present” environment, by their card issuer.

How does Sage pay verify credit card information?
Sage pay validates your credit card by checking the details you entered on the SESS payment page. This includes your billing name and address, this should be as it appears on your credit card statement. Sage pay also check the Card Verification Value (CV2), this is the additional 3 or 4 digit security code found on the signature strip on the back of your card.

Sage pay data storage
All data stored on Sage pay systems is held on encrypted and highly secured databases. Sage pay are regularly audited by Visa and MasterCard to ensure that their systems conform to the latest security standards.

When is my card charged?
We charge your debit or credit card when you confirm the order. Your credit or debit card statement will show a payment to Storage Equipment Safety Service Limited as record of the transaction.

Which credit cards do you accept?
We accept Visa and MasterCard credit cards. We also accept debit cards with the Visa, MasterCard, Switch and Visa Electron logo’s.

If you have any questions or concerns about credit card security, please contact us via e-mail at
Or write to us at:
South Nelson Road,
NE23 1EG
Tel: 01670 736444