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How safe is ordering online?

Purchasing online from ibm.com is extremely safe. Our Web site uses 128-bit encryption to protect any information you enter online. 128-bit encryption is among the most powerful encryption standards available.

You probably already transmit your credit card number electronically almost every day. When you use your credit card at the local store, your card information is encrypted and transmitted over a phone network. Using your card on a secure online Web site like ibm.com is very similar – your information is encrypted and then transmitted over a high-speed network line. Tens of thousands of customers have made online purchases at ibm.com without any fraudulent use of their credit card.

If you still have concerns about the safe use of your credit card on ibm.com, please contact us at
0800 169 1458, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.