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. Just as, probably, for any new
company you want to do business with, online or not.
are a very real company. Here is our full 411 :
LLC dba Match Software
Michel Bujardet, Owner
2207 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19803
events and unverifiable horror stories spread over the
Internet have prompted some concern over the safety of
credit card information left on some web sites using
shopping carts improperly configured.
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
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 (SSL).
It is impossible for any third party (even us) to view any
part of the information you send. When prompted for your
credit card number, you will notice that the browser will
show this :
(older versions of Netscape show this key)
also notice that the URL of the credit card information
page starts 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 giving any 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
identification, such as so often required by the banks or
utilities companies. It is a wise precaution to always
keep an"antique" cord phone handy, for such
appreciate any suggestion tending to improve your shopping
experience, 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
new 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 produced TrueType and PostScript fonts for
Windows, Macintosh and OS/2.
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 provides arbitration in case of
disagreement in the purchase of shareware products.
serve individuals, through mail-order, and now,
increasingly, the Internet and online services such as
custom work for companies such as the aerospace industry,
the electronic industry, desktop publishers and printers.
We have created custom fonts for several application
developers, serving specific needs, such as foreign
language, or system fonts.
create any kind of logo font, and provide regularly
signature facsimile fonts for companies, where in the past
they used rubber signature stamps.
your products sold ?
present on the shelves of your local computer store,
through shareware CD compilations. Our shareware packages
are also distributed by Ziff Davis, through ZD Net. CD
subscription services such as Nautilus and Software of the
Month Club also selected our fonts. Finally, the monthly
ASP CD is another source for our latest font shareware
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
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 overseas republishers.
the Press reviewed your fonts ?
indeed. Most recently, Computer Shopper reviewed
our Dactylographe font, and strongly recommended it, as a
better replacement for Windows Courier New. Match Software
has been mentioned in PC-News, PC Informatique,
Microtimes, Compuserve Online Magazine, Wordperfect
you been referred by computer industry manufacturers ?
have been recognized by the most prominent software and
hardware manufacturers. We are mentioned on the Microsoft
web site. The same company has offered some of our
evaluation samples on some of it's CD-ROM. Apple Computer
has also provided our evaluation sample to computer
kind of service do you offer as after-sale service ?
online the same kind of service you would expect from any
responsible walk-in store. We do our best to make sure to
deliver what we advertise. In general, any reported
problem is solved within 24 hours.