3D Secure

At EcoCharlie, we are at the forefront of keeping online payments safe and secure.

We use the latest software from Visa and Mastercard which is 3D Secure. Below there is a little bit of information from each of the card providers as to what it means and how it helps prevent fraud.

Visa have implemented Verified by Visa and Mastercard have implemented MarsterCard SecureCode.


3D Secure


Verified by Visa

Verified by Visa protects your card twice when you shop online with Visa - firstly with a personal message, and secondly with your own secret password.

You can use it at more than 70,000 shopping websites and EcoCharlie.co.uk. And more are joining every day.

It's simple to sign up. It's simple to shop.

How it works

If you're used to shopping online, using and trusting Verified by Visa will come as second nature.

Using Verified by Visa, your Visa card will work just as it does now. It will also work with online retailers who are not yet offering the Verified by Visa service.

It's this simple to sign up:

  • Sign up for the service with the bank or organisation that issues your Visa card
  • Choose a password and a personal message
  • When you've signed up, you can shop at any online retailers offering Verified by Visa
With so many places to shop, the choosing might be hard. But the shopping is easy, yet totally secure.

It's this simple to shop:

  • Choose what you want to buy
  • Go to the check-out page
  • Enter your Visa card details as usual
  • The website will indicate whether or not it offers Verified by Visa
  • Your personal assurance message tells you that the bank or organisation that issued your Visa card is asking for your password
  • Enter your password, click 'submit'
  • Your identity is confirmed
  • Job done


MasterCard SecureCode

MasterCard SecureCode is a simple and secure way to pay at thousands of online stores. A private code known only to you and your bank, your SecureCode enhances your existing MasterCard account by protecting you against unauthorized use of your card when shopping online at participating online retailers.

Step 1 - Sign Up for MasterCard SecureCode

To choose your own SecureCode, follow the simple steps outlined by your financial institution.

Step 2- Use Your SecureCode at Checkout

Every time you pay online at participating retailers (like us!), you will be automatically prompted to enter your own private SecureCode - just like entering a PIN at the ATM. In seconds, you gain added protection while shopping online.



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United Kingdom

You can send us a cheque in the post and detail what you would like to order, it just takes around 2 weeks to get your products this way!

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