Payment methods, currencies, data security and risk management

Payment methods 

You can make a purchase using MasterCard, Visa, American Express and PayPal. You may also pay by invoice/advance payment for Print Books shipping to Europe, Africa, Asia or Australia/Oceania. Pre- and back-orders can be made using invoice/advance payment only and are limited to Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia/Oceania.

Currencies to pay with 

The currency in which your order is billed depends on the invoice address. Customers from North and Latin America will be billed in USD. Customers from Great Britain are billed in GBP and Customers from Switzerland in CHF. Customers from Europe, Africa, Asia/Pacific in EUR will be billed in EUR. If you pay with a credit card or PayPal and if your local currency is not EUR, USD, CHF or GBP, the amount will be converted by your bank or credit card issuer automatically.

Data security and risk management 

All payments are handled by WorldPay, a third-party service provider. All payment data is encrypted and adheres to the Norton Verisign Standard. For you safety, each payment is verified individually. In this way, fraudulent activity is kept to a minimum. In very rare cases, regular payments may be blocked. In this case, please choose another payment option or contact customerservice@springernature.com.

Additional SecureCode with credit card payment 

After entering your credit card details, you may be asked for an additional "SecureCode" or "NetCode". This is an added safety service provided by your credit card issuer. For any inquiry concerning these services, please contact them directly. After entering the code, you will be directed to the order confirmation page.

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