is an SSL encrypted website.

What is an SSL certificate?

SSL stands for Secure Socket Layer and encrypts all sensitive information sent across the internet so only the intended recipient can understand it. Any computer between you and the server can see credit card numbers, usernames, passwords and other sensitive information if it is not encrypted with an SSL certificate. SSL certificates makes information unreadable to anyone except the server you are sending information to and protects you from identity thieves and hackers.

Why has Google made these changes?

Google has made these changes mainly to protect consumers and help customers find reputable businesses. Customer data can be easily compromised on an http:// website – without an SSL certificate your website is unsecure.

What is HTTPS?

HTTPS stands for Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure and is used to transmit secure communications over a computer network, such as the internet. It ensures that your data can’t be
intercepted or tampered with and to ensure it isn’t forged.