Designer Draperies is strongly committed to protecting your privacy. We only use your personal information to process the credit card transaction and to ship your order. We do not sell, trade or give away your personal information to anyone. All online transactions are handled with industry-standard SSL encryption. When you place an order online, your personal information and credit card information are encrypted (scrambled) using this technology before being sent over the Internet. When you proceed to the online checkout, your browser will automatically be switched to the secure server. This can be verified by the "https" (the "s" means secure) displayed in your browsers address field and the gold lock in the lower right corner.