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Safe Car Buying

Online Shopping – Stay On The Safe Side

Buying online is not something out of ordinary in today's marketplace. www.Repokar.com is a popular website where users buy and sell vehicles. The online car shopping is convenient, easy, fun and comfortable – there are no crowds of people, no delivery problems and such nuisances here – shopping online can be a cool experience! But lets not forget to stay vigilant, when making online transactions. Repokar's team has prepared for your observation some recommendations to stay safe while making online purchases – follow these basic guidelines, apply common sense and you can shop with confidence.

Here are tips for staying safe online:

  1. Protect your personal information. Stay vigilant for online schemes.

Skepticism in most cases can go a long way toward saving you from a fraud:

  • Update the protection of your PC

Before you start adding items to your cart, Repokar urges you to make sure you have effective and updated antivirus, antispy software and firewall running.

  • Use Strong Passwords

Make your personal passwords at Repokar long and strong – it's never more important than when banking and shopping online. We advise you to combine capital and lowercase letters with numbers and symbols to create a more secure password.

  • Avoid Public Terminals

It's a bad idea to use a public computer to make purchases, as it is not safe, but if you do that, please remember to log out every time you use a public terminal.

  • Turn your computer off when you’re finished shopping.

Many people leave their computers running and connected to the Internet non-stop – this exposes your PC to the greater risk. To be safe, our team recommends to better turn it off when it's not in use. Also, don't forget to always log out of sites you've been using. Simply closing your browser is not enough to ensure privacy.

  • Never Share your Repokar username and password with anyone else.

Even if these are people you know, better keep these data details private to avoid unpleasant surprises of buying a car you never ordered or getting a bill for something you didn't need. For example, your little kids might think it'll be fun to give mom and dad a pleasant surprise, getting a new family auto.


2. Use the safest way to pay on the Internet:

Repokar strongly advises to use trustworthy payment services such as PayPal for safe transactions. With Repokar.com in majority cases you will pay for your purchase offline at the time of car pickup.


3. Keep a paper trail:

Print and save records of your online transactions, including the product description, price, online receipt, terms of the sale, and copies of any email exchange with the seller. Read your credit card statements as soon as you get them to make sure there aren’t any unauthorized charges. If there is a discrepancy, please, report it immediately.


4. Find and read the privacy policy.

We recommended you to read Repokar's Privacy Policy carefully to find out what data we are gathering from you, how these records will be used, so that you'll be informed. Review the return, refund, and shipping and handling policies as well as the other legal terms. That will make sure you will be in control of the situation to feel secure in your actions.


5. Take care when entering information.

Double check all details of your purchase before confirming payment. Be sure to enter the correct details when typing in your car order. An incorrect address, amount of items or wrong item code can cause many difficulties. Before confirming your purchase with Repokar, always review the information before pressing ''send''. Make sure you know the total amount you will be paying (including delivery and insurance).


6. Inspect your purchase.

Look at your purchase carefully as soon as you receive it. Make a personal inspection and a mechanic check, get a vehicle history report. At Repokar you are offered a possibility to request a test drive and a Pre Sale, Post Sale Inspection of the item. Tell the seller in writing about any problems you have, ask for a repair or refund, and keep a copy of your correspondence. Contact the seller as soon as possible if you discover a problem with your purchase and if you can't solve the problem with the seller, contact us.


7. Take action immediately if you suspect identity theft.

Buying online with Repokar you ensure yourself to have a successful purchase and without problems. In any case, if there will be any problems with your order or you'll suspect a fraudulent activity related to a Repokar.com auctioned car, please contact us promptly at safety@repokar.com.


8. Stay vigilant for the scammers.

  • Avoid offers to complete the sale outside Repokar.com, because we are not responsible for consequences of the deal

  • Check out the seller's info and the car you want to buy

  • Request a Pre Sale Inspection or a Post Sale Inspection

  • Get a vehicle history report

  • Never send a payment without verifying the Seller’s Info

  • Never send an international wire transfers (Repokar.com operates only within USA and we do not have international sellers)

  • Avoid dealing with sellers who do not respond to your phone calls or messages.



We wish you many successful purchases!

Repokar Team