Sears.com will maintain practices and procedures designed to ensure the security, integrity and confidentiality of customer information. We restrict and limit access to customer information only to those employees of Sears, members of the Sears family of businesses, and trusted service providers who need it to carry out their business functions. We educate our employees about safeguarding customer information and preventing its unauthorized access, disclosure, or use. When credit card information is transmitted online, sears.com uses industry standard security measures called SSL (secure socket layer encryption). Sears.com will monitor and adopt, as appropriate, new technological improvements that are designed to aid in ensuring the accuracy and security of customer information.
Sears.com maintains practices and procedures designed to ensure the security, integrity, and confidentiality of customer information.
As one of the most-trusted places to shop, sears.com follows best practices and uses technologies to keep orders safe and secure.
Fraudulent or "spoofed" email requests personal information like credit card numbers on behalf of an established company when, in reality, the email is from an unauthorized or phony source.
Fraudulent email often contains stolen company logos or hyperlinks leading to a page that looks like an established company's web site. The identity thieves who maintain these sites pose as someone you trust and try to collect your personal information.
Sears.com is working hard to help protect you from such schemes. The following guidelines help determine if an email has been forged:
Here's what to do if you suspect you received a fraudulent email claiming to be from Sears:
All of our credit card transactions are secured using SSL technology (Secure Socket Layer), which begins before you give us any personal information, and remains secure throughout your visit. Further, your credit card number is encrypted before it is transmitted to our system. Sears guarantees that your online transaction will be secure, and that your credit information will be protected. If you ever have any questions, please feel free to email us at Sears.
As an additive security measure, Sears recommends the following guidelines when establishing your online profile password:
Password should contain:
It is also a sound practice to differentiate passwords across multiple online accounts. Using the same credentials for multiple online accounts creates the potential for security breaches.