Our secure payment process is handled entirely by Realex Payments. Realex Payments provides a state-of-the-art online payments solution, allowing the automation of sales and online payments processing through to fulfillment. To conform with current IE legislation and International Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards, no credit card or debit card information is collected by or stored on this website.
Realex Payments provide a secure, robust and reliable payment processing service. Information security is their top business priority. To this end they have invested in extensive security controls and infrastructure.Realex Payments are certified and approved by several leading financial institutions. Their systems and security controls are based on current industry standards. There are several layers of technology in place to ensure the confidentiality, authentication and integrity of information.
Realex Payments have been accredited with the AIS (Account Information Security) certification by VISA and is one of the few companies in Europe to achieve this. This shows their commitment to above industry standard in every aspect of payment processing. Realex is fully PCI compliant to the highest level of PCI, and was one of the first PSP’s in Europe to deliver this with Level 1 certification achieved in October 2003. They appeared on the VISA website as a case study on implementing the PCI DSS. Information is sent to Realex from iolite.com via the internet and they connect to financial institutions with whom they are fully certified and approved. All information when in transit via the internet is encrypted (128bit SSL) to ensure confidentiality of sensitive data. All messages sent to Realex and the responses from Realex are authenticated using digitally signed digests. All requests are verified against a legal list of IP address and referring URLs. Their technical infrastructure is located in secure co-location facilities that have 24x7 manned security and advanced building management systems along with environmental controls.