About the Scoring
High quality web sites earn high scores because they are owned by business people
who care about quality. The web sites listed in the Safe Shopping Network have
been tested by us to help you decide which ones you should shop at. You can see
each web site's scores by looking at the bars on the right side of each web site
listing. Higher bars mean higher scores and higher scores mean these merchants
are working hard to earn your trust. We take the trouble to test and score each
web site for you. This provides you with objective information from an objective
source: Safe Shopping Network.
merchants care, some don't. That's why we perform rigorous safety testing on each
Some sites just make no sense or are hard to navigate. That's why
our team of shopper/writers visit each one to give you their personal opinion.
"Error 404, page not found" We hate that! Sites
where the links don't work, are slow, or are poorly designed get low scores! more..
All three scores are added together and divided by 3 to obtain an
average and overall rating for the web site.. more..