Crestwood, IL (PressExposure) July 16, 2009 -- GeoTrustÂ®, the world's second largest digital certificate provider, has awarded its highest online security certification to Carousel Checks, an online provider of personal, business, computer, laser and bank checks worldwide.
The certification confirms that customers of Carousel Checks may perform secure online transactions and conduct business over the internet in complete security and confidence.
Andy Crim, Carousel Checks president, said that the GeoTrust certification provides a cost-effective solution for maximizing the security of their digital transactions.
âYou canât be too careful with your financial information these days,â Crim said. âThe GeoTrust Certification will help to reassure any apprehensive customers that ordering checks online is safe, sensible and secure.â
Carousel Checks was founded over 40 years ago by Crimâs parents as a regular check printing company for banks around the country. When the internet made custom printing of Online checks a reality for many consumers, Carousel was one of the first companies to pursue the consumer end of the checks business.
Crim said that customers return to order more Checks from CarouselChecks.com because the company prides itself on the three most important aspects of internet commerce: Security, Speed and Cost.
âWe realize that when people order checks, theyâre probably a day or two away from running out,â Crim said. âSo we specialize in being able to turn around check orders quickly, affordably and with the utmost of security. Thatâs where the GeoTrust certification comes in handy. Customers will see the GeoTrust logo on our site and be reassured that their transactions are safe.â
The GeoTrust announcement comes at the same time that Carousel Checks announced that it had received âVerified Secureâ certification from ControlScanTM, the Atlanta-based parent company of GeoTrust. ControlScan is a leading provider of PCI compliance and security solutions exclusively focused on small ecommerce, retail and mail order/telephone order merchants.
Crim stressed the importance of certification by both ControlScan and GeoTrust. âThese double security certifications are vital necessities for secure sites,â Crim said. âWhen people order checks from Carousel Checks, we want them to have a good time browsing through our designs and ordering in confidence. The last thing we want is for them to worry about their online security.â
Crim added that visual âtrust badgesâ signifying secure certification on the Carousel Checks website actually encourages many reluctant customers to buy.
âPeople who want to have that extra assurance are often swayed by the security badges on our site,â Crim said. âWe are absolutely thrilled to have received these certifications.â
CarouselChecks.com offers scores of unique check designs for business and personal checks. Designs range from nature paintings and national landmarks to artwork, Americana and wildlife. Carousel also provides a wide variety of business and payroll computer checks.
Among the most popular Checks are Photo Checks, which allow the account owner to put their own photo on their checks. âThis virtually eliminates the possibility of anyone passing a bad check,â Crim said.