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SSL certificate FAQs: Common Questions and In-Depth Answers

a) What is an SSL certificate ?

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An SSL certificate ensures website security by encrypting communication between the server and visitors and requires installation on the server.

b) What is the use of an SSL certificate ? 

  1. Secure credit card payments on your website.
  2. Ensuring the confidentiality of the information processed through network access is crucial.
  3. If you provide a login or login on your website,
  4.  The process involves the handling of sensitive data such as addresses, licenses, dates of birth, or ID numbers.
  5. An SSL certificate is essential for ensuring privacy and security, including HIPAA and PCI compliance, by protecting passwords from interceptions during secure login pages.

c) Do I need an SSL certificate ?

An SSL certificate is essential for merchant accounts accepting credit card payments online. It is required by credit card associations and networks to transmit key information. Obtaining an SSL certificate ensures compliance with PCI standards and an informed customer’s confidence in the shopping cart.

d) What type of SSL certificate is provided ?

  • GeoTrust
  • tthawte
  • Symantec
  • RapidSSL

You can find more on the SSL certificate page or contact us for any inquiries.

e) How do visitors know if I use an SSL certificate ? Or what kind of SSL certificate should I use ?

To determine the type of SSL certificate used, users can click on the expedited SSL icon on the left side of the browser, which provides information about the security of the website.

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