Payments and Security
What payment methods do you accept?
You can pay by credit or debit card using American Express, Eurocard,
Maestro (previously known as Switch), Mastercard, Solo, Visa, Visa
Debit (previously known as Visa Delta) and Visa Electron cards.
There are no additional charges for different card types.
If you have a Paypal account you can also make payments via instant bank transfer from a registered bank account.
you are a company making a bulk order and wish to be sent an invoice
for a payment to be made by BACS, wire transfer or cheque, please
contact us on 01344 773096 or via the contact form.
Do I have to register my details or open an account to place an order?
No, you do not need to register with us to make a purchase.
Online payments are taken through SagePay or Paypal, but you can use either payment gateway without opening an account.
If you are already registered with Paypal then you can pay using your existing account.
How can I be certain my payment details are safe?
SagePay is the fastest growing independent payment service provider and is a division of business software company Sage, one of the UK’s most trusted business brands. SagePay process over 4 billion sceure payments each year for over 30,000 UK businesses of all sizes.
By using Sage Pay, The Wind Chime Shop is ensuring
that your card details are not compromised. At Sage Pay every
transaction is encrypted to the highest global standards. Their secure systems are
scanned and audited regularly by one of the world’s leading Qualified
Security Assessors (QSA) so that you can be confident about using them
to make a secure payment online.
Read SagePay's Top Tips for safe online shopping here.
Paypal handle billions of pounds worth of transactions
internationally every year and are at the forefront of security and
fraud prevention measures. Your card details are only ever handled by
Paypal and are never seen or stored by us.
To find out more about the measures Paypal use to protect your data, please visit their buyer safety page.
How does the payment process work?
We will ask for an online payment to be made at the time you place
your order. You may choose either SagePay or the Paypal payment gateway to make your payment and to enter
your address and card details to complete your purchase.
If you have any further questions about payments, please contact us.
your card details are securely handled by whichever gateway you have chosen. Your payment is
forwarded to our bank account and your delivery address and
order details are passed onto us. We will not pass on your contact
information to any third parties.
If for any reason we need to
make a refund, the money will be
being transfered straight back onto your payment card.