Use PayPal to pay for items and separate your bank details from the seller

If you want to buy or sell an item from Ebay or some other provider online it is wise to set up an account with PayPal. PayPal is like an intermediary between your banks and your buyer or seller. You will keep your bank details private, and your buyer or seller will only see paid by PayPal.

When you sign up for a PayPal account, you need to create a username and password. Please make sure this is a strong password, at least 8 characters with a combination of letters, uppercase,