Security Policy

Credit Card Safeguards: how we protect your orders

Our Security Safeguards

Beads by the Dozen makes every effort to ensure your credit card and personal information are safe. We use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to protect the security of your credit card information as it is transmitted to us. Credit card information is stored on secure servers and is encrypted for added security. In addition, the Beads by the Dozen Website complies with all the latest regulations and policies of the major credit card companies.

Our shopping cart software is VISA Payment Application Best Practices (PABP) Certified. In order for shopping systems to receive this certification by VISA they must adhere to the following best security practices:

  • Not retain full magnetic stripe data or CVV2 data
  • Protect stored data
  • Provide secure password features
  • Log application activity
  • Support secure application development best practices
  • Protect wireless transmissions
  • Address vulnerabilities identified through testing
  • Facilitate secure network implementations
  • Never store cardholder data on a server connected to the Internet
  • Facilitate secure remote access to application
  • Encrypt sensitive data over public networks

If you're not quite comfortable shopping online, please feel free to call our toll-free number or fax us your order.

Toll Free: 877.734.9966

Fax: 504.734.9929


What are cookies? How does Beads by the Dozen use cookies on its site?

A cookie is a small data file that can store bits of information on your computer's local hard drive.

We use cookies in order to improve your shopping experience. When you visit, your cookie helps us keep track of your order as you shop at the site. Cookie's allows us to recognize you when you return to the site and provides us with the ability to offer you convenient features like remembering what products you added to your wish list or shopping cart without having to actually open an account with us.

You can refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser. If you turn off cookies, though, we will not be able to track your order in real time or keep a live wishlist for you. Nor will we be able to recognize you unless you are a signed-in user and thereby provide access to your account information

Remember: If unauthorized use of your credit or debit card does occur, you must notify your card provider, in accordance with the agreement you have with the company.