Website Security Policy



You can use Shires Equestrian, Inc.’s website (Shires) with complete confidence. At Shires we use SSL (Secure Sockets Layering) 128 bit encryption to protect your sensitive information as it travels over the internet.


We manage the complex routing of sensitive customer information through the credit card and electronic check processing networks.  Shires adheres to strict industry standards for payment processing, including:


128-bit Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology for secure Internet Protocol (IP) transactions.


Industry leading encryption hardware and software methods and security protocols to protect customer information.


Compliance with the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard.                       


Transaction Security

All transactional and credit card information entering Shires and our systems is encrypted using at least 128-bit SSL certificates from Verification. At no point is any cardholder information passed unencrypted from a web browser to Shires. No information that is entered as a transaction can be examined, used or modified by any third parties attempting to gain access to sensitive information.


Employee Access

Our systems are only accessible to authorized staff. Your transaction information and cardholder information is secure and not visible to our own employees.


For additional information regarding the privacy of your sensitive cardholder data, please read the Shires’s Privacy Policy by following this link: _________________________