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Security & Privacy

Buying securely with Modern Furniture Direct

At Modern Furniture Direct we understand your concerns about purchasing items over the internet; this guide is to re-assure you that buying from Modern Furniture Direct is both safe and secure.

Placing your order with Modern Furniture Direct

All orders placed online with us are taken and transmitted directly to Sage Pay – our payment gateway – using a secure connection that is verified by GeoTrust. We do not store your card details and they cannot be seen by those employed by Modern Furniture Direct or Sage Pay.

How Sage Pay works

Sage Pay are our Payment Service Providers and they authorise payment with your Bank or Building Society. Sage Pay handles online credit and debit card transactions for thousands of online retailers, including LoveFilm. All communication between Sage Pay and Modern Furniture Direct is done using 128-bit SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certification, using certificates issued and verified by GeoTrust.

GeoTrust verification

As soon as you place your order, you are automatically redirected to our secure site. This security is provided and verified by GeoTrust. For more than 10 years, GeoTrust has been securing data and enabling online transactions and the GeoTrust Secured Seal is the most recognised security mark on the Internet. Modern Furniture Direct has chosen to use GeoTrust’s most comprehensive certificate, which enables you to experience the strongest possible encryption supported by your browser.

How to check you’re secured

One of the most recommended ways to be sure your online transaction is safe is to look for the locked padlock icon in your web browser’s URL bar. When you see the locked padlock it is telling you two things:

Whilst shopping with us, the address in your browser should always start


If you are using a shared computer, always remember to log out once you have finished on any website. Closing your web browser may not be enough and it is always best to use the log out button on our website. Never write down your password and always keep it a secret. You should also change your password at regular intervals, or immediately if you suspect it has been compromised.When creating a password it is best to choose a combination of both numbers and letters. Avoid using parts of your email address, postal address, date of birth or your name.