If you shop online, you are probably already familiar with all the safety precautions as far as guarding your personal information and money. The infographic below is geared for the European market, but some of the advice is universal no matter where you are. Besides shopping only on reliable sites and having the right security software on your computer, I think the biggest advice you should take away from this list is, IF IT’S TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE, IT PROBABLY IS!
I do quite a bit of shopping online and I have found some amazing deals too. I have been fortunate to not have had any negative experiences but I know of several people who have either been scammed or have had their identities stolen. It’s great that we have these technological conveniences at our fingertips, but it always pays to be wary. So enjoy the great deals and convenience of shopping online, just keep these tips in mind.