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Ready to purchase Premier League merchandise? of us regularly use the internet to pick-up good deals. Shirts, caps, hoodies, boots, balls, shin-guards and mugs can all be purchased without leaving the house.

Currently, more than half of purchases are made over the internet. Online shopping is straightforward and easy, meaning that additional numbers of individuals are turning to this method rather than facing the crowds in the stores. The web also enables anyone to perform better research and grab the best deals. However, there is a murky side to e-commerce. What follows are the crucial protocols, consumers need to follow.

Always purchase from your own home. Thieves may easily access sensitive information when you use free-for-all wifi connections, which means it’s less dangerous to order from your living-room than in retail premises. Do not make purchases while passing through bus stations, guesthouses or any kind of free connected public areas.

Steer clear of Twitter/FaceBook deals. You cannot rely on these types of deals as the majority of URLs are shortened. That means customers can’t be confident that the link brings you to a proper website.

Buy with a credit card. Never use a debit card. Most debit cards require that fraudulent purchases be reported in under two days to qualify for limit liability. Do not wire money to sellers. You won’t be able to get your money refunded if you do this. Be sure to check credit card statements. Put online receipts in a designated email folder, then you may crosscheck payments.

Do not give out any more info than necessary. There’s no need to supply your driver’s license number. They don’t need your social security information either. Should the website request this info, it should concern you. Choose complicated passwords that only you can remember. If your phone/PC to save passwords, always select ‘No’. Should somebody gain access to your machine that person could discover your credit card information.

Don’t fall prey to gift voucher cons. If you get an email that states you’ve qualified to receive a gift card but then asks for your credit card information, mark it as spam. Genuine retailers will never request details such as this. Please remember this, as it is necessary that individuals remain cautious when buying on the internet. Buy from home and be certain that the seller is for real.

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