Paying safely online
Paying online with paysafecard is safe because, like paying in cash, no personal details, such as bank account or credit card information, ever have to be entered. However, it is still important to look after your paysafecard PINs and to follow our tips for paying safely online. These will help save you from any nasty surprises.
The 5 most important security guidelines
Security is of the utmost importance for paysafecard. Please follow these five important basic rules and pay with confidence every time:
- Only ever enter a paysafecard PIN at authorised paysafecard online shops.
- Never pass on a paysafecard PIN by e-mail or telephone.
- In the event of suspicious activity in my paysafecard: Immediately have access to it disabled.
- Government authorities, institutions, law firms or the courts are not authorised webshops. Whether it's on your computer or by phone, never comply with any demand to pay a fine or reminder fee with paysafecard!
- If you are ever unsure, please contact the paysafecard service team.
paysafecard warns its users about scams, viruses and trojans. Find out how to recognise scams with the help of our information updates and learn how to pay safely online with paysafecard every time.
paysafecard is unhackable
It is absolutely impossible to hack paysafecard PINs or to increase their balance with so-called generators. paysafecard hacks are not possible due to numerous technical security mechanisms. Software claiming otherwise is part of a scam.
Locking paysafecard PIN(s)
If you become the target of fraud, you can lock your paysafecard PIN(s) around the clock. This immediately protects your existing balance from further attacks.
Please note: Locked PINs can no longer be used to make payments! However, you are still able to request a refund of the existing balance of your paysafecard PIN(s).
Disable my paysafecard access
The security of my paysafecard has the utmost priority. So please ensure that only you have access to your e-mails and that you immediately report any suspicious activity to the paysafecard service team.