Your data security is our #1 priority and the details below supports that quest.
To ensure your payment details are used in a secure way, our web site is integrated with Opayo®. Personal data provided by you during a transaction is done so with Opayo® and is encrypted over a secure connection with a 3rd party certificate using 128 bit secure encryption. Details of this certificate are below. Payment card details are not collected nor stored by Baselayer Ltd. All transactions are processed within the UK. You can validate Baselayer Ltd by contacting Sage Pay® in the UK.
VeriSign Class 3 Extended Validation SSL SGC CA
Organisation: Sage(UK) Limited
Issued by: VeriSign, Inc.
As a payment service provider (PSP), thousands of businesses outsource their transaction security to us. It is our top priority to ensure that your customers' transaction data is kept secure at all times.
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 Opayo® 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.
Sage Pay's systems are scanned quarterly by Trustwave Inc, 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. We are also active members of the PCI Security Standards Council (SSC) that defines card industry global regulation.
Links to banks
Sage Pay has multiple private links into the banking network that are completely separate from the Internet and which do not cross any publicly accessible networks. Any cardholder information sent to the banks and any authorisation message coming back is secure and cannot be tampered with.
Opayo is controlled by Iris Scanners, which are the latest and most precise biometric security devices available for identification. As used by; chemical plants, airports, police stations, prisons and other facilities where security is paramount. No one can enter or leave the building without a valid security pass.