Website security

How to verify browser security

Our secure servers use the latest high-security 256bit digital certificates to guarantee that any data you supply to us will be sent only over highly encrypted channels to our secure servers.

This can be verified by the URL starting with 'https:'. Also your browser will have a 'padlock' symbol showing that you may enter data in confidence. Below is a list of browsers, detailing the location of the 'padlock' and how to view the encryption and certificate details.

Viewing encryption or certificate details.

Browser

Quick-view padlock

To view certificate details

Internet Explorer 7  

Right hand side of address bar

Internet Explorer 7

Click the padlock image and click ‘View certificates’.

Firefox 2.0.0.1

Right hand side of address bar

Firefox

Double click the padlock image.

Firefox 1.0.4

Right hand side of address bar

Firefox

Double click the padlock image.

Internet Explorer 6  

bottom centre-right

Internet Explorer

Right-click in the page, choose ‘Properties’. Additional information may be viewed by pressing the ‘Certificates’ button.

Mozilla 1.5

bottom-right

Mozilla

Right-click in the page, choose ‘View Page Info’ and select the security tab

Opera 9

next to address bar

Opera

Click the padlock symbol.

Netscape 7.1

bottom-right

Netscape

On the main menu bar, choose 'View', then 'Page Info' and select the security tab.

Konqueror 3.1.4

top-centre on tool bar

Konqueror

Right-click in the page, choose 'View Page Info' and select the security tab.

Galeon 1.3.7

bottom-right

Galeon

Right-click in the page, choose 'View Page Info' and select the security tab.

Epiphany 1.0

bottom-right

Epiphany

Right-click in the page, choose 'View Page Info' and select the security tab.

Safari 1.1

top-right

Safari

Not available.