operated by Match Software, since 1987
these people ? What business is behind these screens ? Is
it safe to do
business with them ? These are questions any web surfer
had at least
once about web sites, before doing any purchase online.
probably, for any new company you want to do business
with, online or
are a very real company. Here is our full 411 :
2207 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19803
events and unverifiable horror stories spread over the
prompted some concern over the safety of credit card
on some web sites using shopping carts improperly
DOES NOT USE A SHOPPING CART, but a specific host
program developed especially for our online delivery
system. The order
pages are generated on the fly, at the instant you click
on the Buy
Online, Immediate Delivery button.
CREDIT CARD INFORMATION IS NEVER STORED ON THE SITE,
but sent directly for
treatment. It cannot be found in any files on the site,
because it is
never passed on matchfonts.com pages !
informations about your credit cards are processed
directly on the
merchant bank pages, over an encrypted protocol layer
It is impossible for any
third party (even us) to view any part of the information
When prompted for your credit card number, you will notice
browser will show this :
(older versions of Netscape
show this key)
also notice that the URL of the credit card information
with 'https://', and not 'http://', as usual.
matchfonts.com is actually MUCH SAFER than buying over
with a cordless handset, or
a non-digital cellular phone. Always remember, before
sensitive information by phone, that any basic scanner can
pick up most
ancient cordless phones, and non-digital cellular phones.
And this goes
for credit card information, as well as any personal
such as so often required by the banks or utilities
is a wise precaution to always keep an"antique" cord
phone handy, for
appreciate any suggestion tending to improve your shopping
or the security of our transactions.
More about Match
long have you been in business ?
been in business for quite a while, at least in this brand
industry. The name "Match Software" appeared for the first
time in the
September issue of Byte, in 1987. We used to run very tiny
ads for a
utility called "Match-a-Printer", which helped PC users
cope with their
printers. Shortly after, "MatchFonts" came to life, a
utility to get
fonts from PC applications. Since then, we have mainly
TrueType and PostScript fonts for Windows, Macintosh and
can I check on your company ?
We are a
proud member of the Association of Shareware
Professionals, who stands
for the highest professional ethics and quality, and
arbitration in case of disagreement in the purchase of
serve individuals, through mail-order, and now,
Internet and online services such as AOL.
custom work for companies such as the aerospace industry,
electronic industry, desktop publishers and printers. We
custom fonts for several application developers, serving
needs, such as foreign language, or system fonts.
create any kind of logo font, and provide regularly
fonts for companies, where in the past they used rubber
your products sold ?
present on the shelves of your local computer store,
CD compilations. Our shareware packages are also
distributed by Ziff
Davis, through ZD Net. CD subscription services such as
Software of the Month Club also selected our fonts.
monthly ASP CD is another source for our latest font
packages. We are a proud member of the Association of
We are in
the process of being republished by much larger companies,
and will let
you know, as soon as the products are available.
think you have a market for any of our products, please
give us a call.
New business is always good ! We are also looking for
the Press reviewed your fonts ?
indeed. Most recently, Computer Shopper reviewed
Dactylographe font, and strongly recommended it, as a
replacement for Windows Courier New. Match Software has
in PC-News, PC Informatique, Microtimes, Compuserve Online
Wordperfect Magazine, etc.
you been referred by computer industry manufacturers ?
have been recognized by the most prominent software and
manufacturers. We are mentioned on the Microsoft web site.
company has offered some of our evaluation samples on some
CD-ROM. Apple Computer has also provided our evaluation
kind of service do you offer as after-sale service ?
online the same kind of service you would expect from any
walk-in store. We do our best to make sure to deliver what
advertise. In general, any reported problem is solved
within 24 hours.