The SSL (Secure Socket Layer) certificate is an encryption protocol for data transmission over the Internet It is an encrypted network connection between server and client, who can be transported safely on the unencrypted application protocols. SSL ensures that the data is sent securely over the network. Unauthorized access and manipulation are checked and kept away. However, it only backs up the path between the server and client. In particular the digital certificate contains the data necessary for the evaluation.
SSL stands for secure surfing and thus secure shopping on the Internet!