The Dirty Cheats payment facility is handled by one of the leading industry specialists - WorldPay. Just before you make a transaction you will be transferred to their secure servers. This means that you will be in a secure environment before you are asked for any credit card information.
WorldPay uses state of the art security tools and techniques, both proprietary and unique, to ensure that shoppers are protected against what is nowadays a virtually non-existent risk. The WolrdPay systems also have inbuilt system redundancy and fault tolerance, to provide you with a virtually uninterrupted service 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The WorldPay systems have evolved over many years and WorldPay have continuously sought and gained bank approval for their systems.
Industry standard SSL, Thawte and WorldPay unique encryption systems mean that when a shopper fills in the payment form and clicks the submit button, their details are not sent straight away. What actually happens is that a secure link is set up between the shopper's browser and WorldPay and an encryption code is requested and received, which then wraps the order and transaction details before leaving the shoppers premises. Therefore you credit card details are encrypted from the moment they leave the computer that you typed them into.