SSL

This form is authenticated by Verisign and SSL.  SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) or SSL encryption is an industry-standard security protocol that transmits users' personal or credit card related information securely and privately over the Internet. SSL provides data privacy, data authentication and message privacy.

By convention, Web pages that require an SSL connection start with https: instead of http:, and displays a padlock in the browser address bar or status bar.  Click on the padlock for more information.