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Acquiring banks, merchant account and payment gateway? What does all this mean?
We have compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions clients have asked so far.
If you still can’t find the answer, use the form to the right and ask us directly!

PCI Compliance: Protecting the Customer’s Credit Card Information is Your Responsibility

PCI Compliance: Protecting the Customer’s Credit Card Information is Your Responsibility

Did you read the fine print in your merchant account agreement? The part where it says that you have to be compliant with all the rules and regulations and – more importantly – that if you’re not, you are subject to (repeated) fines and might lose your privileges if you’re found to be in violation of any of the above

Dec 21st, 2012

Internet Merchant Account Requirements

Internet Merchant Account Requirements

All Merchant Providers require your website to be active, or at least (if it is not publicly accessible yet) a link to the working demo site to even consider processing your Merchant Account Application

Sep 22nd, 2012

What is a Payment Gateway?

What is a Payment Gateway?

A Payment Gateway is a service that processes electronic transactions; Most importantly it handles the communication between a customer’s credit card company or issuing bank and the merchant’s bank to [&hellip

Nov 7th, 2011

How to get a Merchant Account/Requirements

How to get a Merchant Account/Requirements

To get a Merchant Account, you must have and/or be able to provide at least the following: *Depending on regional legislation and requirements, you might need more than one business [&hellip

Nov 5th, 2011

Do I absolutely need a Merchant Account?

Do I absolutely need a Merchant Account?

If you want to do it right – yes. It’s almost like asking "Do I need a business license?" or "Do I need to pay taxes?" You might get away [&hellip

Nov 5th, 2011

What is the Terminated Merchant or MATCH File?

What is the Terminated Merchant or MATCH File?

The Terminated Merchant or MATCH (Member Alert to Control High-Risk) file is used by MasterCard and Visa processing banks (the acquiring banks) to keep tabs on merchants and/or principals who [&hellip

Nov 5th, 2011
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