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PCI Compliance Understanding


What does PCI DSS stand for?

You may be wondering what PCI DSS stands for. We understand that this terminology may be confusing or intimidating. We also know that the demand of running your business leaves little time to research acronyms like PCI DSS.

PCI DSS stands for Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard. It was developed by the major credit card companies as a guideline to help organizations that process, store or transmit card payments. The program helps prevent fraud, hacking, identity theft and various other security vulnerabilities and threats.

By complying with the PCI DSS, your business will avoid fines, audits and possibly losing the ability to process credit card payments altogether. At the same time, you are communicating to your valued customers that safeguarding their credit card and personal information is a top priority.

By complying with the PCI DSS, your business will avoid fines, audits and possibly losing the ability to process credit card payments altogether. At the same time, you are communicating to your valued customers that safeguarding their credit card and personal information is a top priority. Card Systems is proud to announce our dedication in helping our valued merchants. We set ourselves apart from our competitors by protecting your business from security breaches. As one of our valued merchants, you are automatically enrolled in the Card Systems Merchant Security Program. The purpose of this program is to provide Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance solutions for all of our merchants that process credit card payments.

How do I get started?

To help facilitate compliance validation, our clients will have access to all of the services required for validating compliance through the PCI compliance partner. This is an online compliance portal providing merchants access to the Self-Assessment Questionnaire and Network Vulnerability Scanning. It simplifies the compliance process for you by pre-populating answers in the Self Assessment Questionnaire based on some preliminary questions that you will answer about your business.


Privacy Policy

This document was last updated April 17, 2014. American Central Payment, Inc. is sensitive to privacy issues on the Internet. The company believes it is important that you know how it treats the information it receives about you on the Internet. In general, you can visit American Central Payment, Inc on the Web without telling the company who you are or revealing any information about yourself. American Central Payment, Inc. Web servers collect the domain names and information you choose to submit and the e-mail addresses of visitors. American Central Payment, Inc. may use this information to provide better quality of services to American Central Payment, Inc. customer. American Central Payment, Inc. will disclose your personal information without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on American Central Payment, Inc. or its Web site, or (b) protect and defend the rights or property of American Central Payment, Inc. and its Web site. American Central Payment, Inc. Web site may contain links to third-party sites. While American Central Payment, Inc. tries to link only to sites that share its high standards and respect for privacy, the company is not responsible for the content or the privacy practices employed by other sites. American Central Payment, Inc. will occasionally update this privacy statement. When we do, we will also revise the "last updated" date at the top of this privacy statement.

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