The Museum makes every reasonable effort to ensure the security of transactions that occur on the Websites. To maintain data accuracy, prevent unauthorized access, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put appropriate physical, electronic, and administrative procedures in place to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. We utilize SSL (Secure Socket Layer) technology, which encrypts our visitors’ credit card numbers, names, and addresses. The metmuseum.org site is also a VeriSign Secure Site and PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) compliant, and store.metmuseum.org is a GeoTrust Secure Site, and PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) compliant, which ensures security and protection of sensitive customer credit card information.
Please be advised that when placing an online order through The Met Store, your personal data will be protected in accordance with United States law but may not be at the same level of protection as is legally required in the European Union. If you are shopping with us and your billing or shipping address is in the European Union, you will be asked to consent to The Met Store’s EU Data Protection Disclosure upon checkout.