What is PCI DSS?
Are you wondering how to become PCI DSS compliant in the UK.Call us to discuss how to avoid the unnecessary charges and ensure you become PCI compliant.
All businesses that have a merchant account have a responsibility to protect the cardholder’s card information and must comply with regulations laid down by the PCI DSS.
PCI DSS lays down a set of 12 mandatory requirements to help ensure the safe handling of card holder data and applies to all businesses that take credit and debit cards regardless of size and transaction volume. All merchants must register within a few months to avoid PCI Non compliance monthly penalties.
Are you being penalised for being PCI non-compliant?
Our approved providers have programs in place to guide you through the online process and ensure that you avoid the unnecessary and avoidable charges that are imposed by the banks. For more information visit the PCI compliance website or contact us.
The PCI DSS Standard is mandated by the card brands and administered by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council. The standard was created to increase controls around cardholder data to reduce credit card fraud. It is a set of 12 mandatory requirements to help ensure the safe handling of card holder data and applies to all businesses that take credit and debit cards regardless of size and transaction volume.
Your merchant service provider will be able to ensure that you achieve compliance with the minimum of fuss. They will, however, charge a monthly fee for this. This fee varies by provider.
We can advise on how to become compliant and avoid paying unnecessary penalties for being non compliant.