You can use your Suits Me debit card to pay online at anywhere you see the Visa logo. Buyin g things using
your debit card is safer than credit and more widely accepted so there’s even
less in the way from making secure payments.
Here’s how to safely use your card online.
What Details do you Need to Make a Payment Online
To make an online payment using your Suits Me debit card you need the following:
- Your registered billing address
- Your delivery address (this might be different to your billing address)
- The long number on the front of the card
- The 4-digit expiry date
- The CSV number (the 3-digit code on the back)
You only need these details to pay online. You should never give your PIN and should not give your account number and sort code unless setting up a direct debit.
Unsure where to find the above details? View our debit card features and functions information page for more information.
Paying Using Your Card Details
To pay using your Suits Me card you need to follow the instructions shown on the seller’s website. Usually, they will ask what your bank card type is, Suits Me issue Visa debit cards so please select that option.
Then enter the rest of your card details as instructed. After entering your details the website will take a moment to process and alert you when the payment is completed.
Sometimes, especially on earlier purchases, a Verified by Visa screen will appear. When your first use your Suits Me card you will be asked to set a password by Visa as a secondary security measure. You need to remember this password if the Verified by Visa screen appears on a later purchase.
Before making any online purchases, you must first check to see if you’re making payments to a reputable company’s website. You should try to make sure you only buy from companies who have secure, encrypted connections so your card details cannot be stolen.
Look for a padlock sign in your web browsers address bar (check your address bar now for an example), this means the website has an in-date security certificate.
Also, make sure your device has up to date software and anti-virus programmes installed. Try to ensure you’re making the purchase on a private web connection.
Regularly check your transactions using your online banking account or via the Suits Me Mobile Banking App to ensure no one else is using your card details. If this is the case, block your card immediately.