Re: [SG] Possible FAQ - Ordering GZG from the States?
From: Michael Llaneza <imperialdispatches@y...>
Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2001 14:46:44 -0800 (PST)
Subject: Re: [SG] Possible FAQ - Ordering GZG from the States?
I'd like to throw in a plug for my favorite e-commerce tool: PayPal
(www.paypal.com). SInce they recently went international (and have
from Xmas). It's a simple way to send money securely. They'll even set
account with a bank draft so you don't even need to use a credit card.
All GZG has to do is open a business account (there's a small rake-off,
is how they pay their bills) and presto, 'they' accept credit cards.
simplifies the matter and is far more secure (anyone who can steal one
with a credit card # can steal the two with half each).
--- Ground Zero Games <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >On Mon, 15 January 2001, "chubbybob" wrote:
> >> I live in Spain...Different location but the principle is the
> >> E-mailed my order direct to GZG.. I then sent my card number in two
> >> mails as suggested by Jon.. worked fine.. he got paid , i got the
> >> everybody happy!!!!
> >I've ordered from Jon, doing the same thing, from Canada. Worked out
> >great. The best delivery time was the day I sent the e-mail on the
> >morning, and the package was in my mail box Thursday night when I got
> >Send an e-mail with your order and half your credit card info (I
> >send half the credit card numbers). Send the other half in a second
> >along with the name on the card and expiry date. Make sure your
> >in one of the two e-mails. Works great.
> Thanks for that, Allan (and everyone else who has responded to Mark's
> original query); we can't always guarantee to be QUITE this fast (!),
> we try to do our best....! regarding security, while there are no
> guarantees we reckon that the split-email method Allan's outlined
> about as safe as you can get; if you are still worried then feel free
> mix the 4-digit number blocks of the card - eg: first and THIRD sets
> four numbers in one message, and second and fourth sets in the other -
> long as you make it clear to US which way to read it, I honestly can't
> any kind of nasty email-interception software being able to make much
> of it......
> We've been taking orders like this for a couple of years now, and to
> not one customer has had any problems that we've been made aware of.
> BTW (and this applies to everyone ordering from us by email) please
> order emails to <email@example.com>, and not to <firstname.lastname@example.org>; this isn't
> essential, but it does mean they get filtered into a separate mailbox
> makes them much easier to deal with (otherwise they just stay in the
> of list mails and other stuff!).
> Jon (GZG)
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