PayPal provides a way to send money to anyone in the world who has an email address.
To create an account register your details, including credit or debit card with PayPal. As part of this process you decide on a password so you are the only one who can access your PayPal account.
This information is sent to PayPal securely and the data is encrypted; only PayPal can decipher the data. PayPal uses “SSL security” which is the industry standard way to send sensitive information in a highly encrypted form across the Internet. Virtually all on-line stores and banks use this system.
The advantages for the buyer are : Ease of payment via credit or debit card, no fee for buyers. You are protected by PayPal buyer protection.