Ensuring the safety of your customers' cardholder information can help your business strive to create and maintain a positive image, enhance customer confidence and even assist in improving your bottom line.
As part of Moneris' ongoing provision of credit and debit card processing services, we want to provide you with some critical information regarding the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) and the Card Association Compliance Programs.
It is important to note that all Merchants and Service Providers that store, process, or transmit cardholder data must comply with PCI DSS and the Card Association Compliance Programs. However, certification requirements vary by business and are contingent upon your "Merchant Level" or "Service Provider Level". Failure to comply with PCI DSS and the Card Association Compliance Programs may result in a Merchant being subject to fines, fees or assessments and/or termination of processing services. Take a look at the Security Standards for more information.
The PCI DSS is enforced by the Card Associations (American Express, Discover Financial Services, JCB, MasterCard Worldwide and Visa International). Moneris has taken the steps to provide our valued clients with necessary information and associated links to assist in assessing the actions your business should take to ensure that you are compliant.