What is SSL?
SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is the cryptography standard for authentication
and communications privacy over the internet. Your customers can have confidence
their private information is secure when they see your store Web address
starting with "https://..." This means SSL has been activated.
Do I need SSL for my Website?
Not all sites need SSL, but if you are collecting sensitive
data, such as credit card numbers, many people will abandon
your site if https://.. is not visible.
SSL and e-Stores
We provide shared SSL to all of our e-Store merchants for no
extra charge. Your e-Store will activate SSL-mode when a customer
clicks on the checkout button. Since our SSL Certificate is shared
by multiple merchants, you will see the name
"SwiftSite" as part of the checkout Web address. The SSL
Certificate works seamlessly with your Website and is activated
automatically when you signup with SwiftSite.
How to Obtain Your Own SSL Certification
For enhanced branding purposes, you can purchase your own SSL Certificate.
With your own SSL, your customers will be presented only with your domain
name. To many merchants, the consistent branding is important. In terms of
overall security, there is no difference between the Shared SSL and having