This is for your protection as much as ours, as well as all our buyers to ensure that an item bought on using electronic means such as Credit or Debit cards is genuinely the card of the actual buyer and not related to a lost, stolen or fraudulently-used card. In effect it is an extra layer of verification as part of our secure shopping environment and authentication process and security levels. 

We further assure you that these documents are received and maintained with high security measures and are not shared with any party.