Methods of Payment

Sage On Line Payment System

SagePay - Online Payment Processing

Sage Pay’s systems are scanned quarterly by Trustwave which are an independent Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) and an Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV) for the payment card brands.

Sage pay is also audited annually under the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) and is a fully approved Level 1 payment services provider, which is the highest level of compliance. Sage pay are also active members of the PCI Security Standards Council (SSC) that defines card industry global regulation.

Transaction Security

All transaction information passed between merchant sites and Sage Pay’s systems is encrypted using 128-bit SSL certificates. No cardholder information is ever passed unencrypted and any messages sent to your servers from Sage Pay are signed using MD5 hashing to prevent tampering. You can be completely assured that nothing you pass to Sage Pay’s servers can be examined, used or modified by any third parties attempting to gain access to sensitive information.

Encryption and data storage

Once on our systems, all sensitive data is secured using the same internationally recognised 256-bit encryption standards used by, among others, the US Government. The encryption keys are held on state-of-the-art, tamper proof systems in the same family as those used to secure VeriSign's Global Root certificate, making them all but impossible to extract. The data we hold is extremely secure and we are regularly audited by the banks and banking authorities to ensure it remains so.

Bank Transfer Payments

Scalesmart also accept bank transfers, this is the preferred method for international payments. Bank details can be found at the bottom of our invoices or sent on application.

Cheque or Postal Order Payments

Scalesmart accept all company and personal cheques, cheques should be made payable to

Credit Accounts

Accounts may be opened with the discretion of the management. Accounts are available to Councils, Education Sector, Hospitals and Surgeries (private & NHS). Terms are strictly 30days. Accounts are also available to regular customers, subject to a credit check.