Its without a doubt that top fragrance brands like Al Haramain Perfumes have embraced the exciting world of E-commerce in what many in the fragrance industry are calling innovative and a game changer. In fact, it is said that the rapidly growing e-commerce industry is not only the powerhouse of the global economy but also the future of retail shopping as a whole.

But with all innovation there are always threats, and with e-commerce there are none greater than online vulnerabilities, such as those that ravaged 2017. Memories of the cyber security nightmares of Wannacry, Petya, the massive Equifax data breach, BadRabbit ransom-ware only to name a few are still fresh in the minds of many. At Al Haramain Perfumes, we noticed a disturbing trend, that the action taken to address these were post-event, or as one commentator said “too little too late.”

online security has been watching and have been learning and as such we recommend that customers pay extra attention to the following, for a more secure yet enjoyable shopping experience.

Get Secured
Regardless of what device customers are using, be assured the Al Haramain Perfumes online store is geared to offer shoppers the best and most secure shopping experience. This means that even with a mobile device, laptop, or a desktop, buyers will always get the best online shopping experience. In this regard the use and effective utilization of an anti-virus software and/or application cannot be over-emphasized. From Windows computers to Mac systems and also Android and iPhone devices there are many effective anti-viruses software packages and apps that are designed to defend devices from online attacks. This has been seen by many to be an essential element of enhancing their cyber security status thus protecting their shopping experience.

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Update Everything
All operating systems from Windows to Android, to MacOS and iOS are regularly issued with updates and security patches. These are released by by the manufacturers to not only enhance performance, but most importantly to plug any security vulnerabilities. In addition, applications and software packages that are used in almost all devices come with updates on a more regular basis than the operating system. This has been seen as one of the front line defense measures in combating the continuing flood of cyber threats that are becoming more common by the day. In that regard, when you are shopping for your favourite perfumes online, make sure your device’s software is up to date as much as possible, because a security system is only as strong as its weakest link. At Al Haramain Perfumes, we also take it upon ourselves to regularly ensure the software and platforms we use to provide you with the e-commerce service are up to date to enable you to have the best online shopping experience for your favourite perfumes.

Don’t Tell Us
One of the most common issues that we have heard from our customers is they are unable to pay due to the rigid security protocols that they meet. This has seen them facing problems in completing some of their payments. Some customers also go as far as wanting to give us their credit card details so that we can enter them from this end, which we always politely refuse. The reason is that we value the privacy of our customers’ data and this value is an integral part of the privacy policy of Furthermore, in the interest of maintaining customer confidentiality and security, our system has been designed not to be accessed by absolutely anyone. In fact, the whole system is processed by a highly advanced security algorithm that processes everything without of human intervention. We have always been geared to protecting our customers’ credit and debit card information and we always shall, this we promise you.

mobile shopping

It is no secret that e-commerce is growing at an impressive pace and this has been fuelled mainly by the rapid adoption of mobile platforms. In return this has resulted in Al Haramain Perfumes achieve high growth and global reach throughout the world infusing buyers with our quality fragrances. This is done by continually ensuring that online buyers are supported by some of the best online security protocols in light of sensitive information and transactions that are processed by our systems. We see it as not being just essential but absolutely vital that all businesses that deal with customers on any level take measures to avoid and protect against cyber threats.