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PCI for Acquirers

Merchant Compliance Portal

PCI for Acquirers – Your Merchant Compliance Portal

Security and trust concerning personal data are key concerns in our modern society. Consumers expect a high level of protection and security––particularly when it comes to handling credit card information. As an acquirer, you must therefore offer your merchants a comprehensive Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance solution and fulfill the requirements of the various payment card schemes.

This involves a number of challenges. As an acquirer, you must both comply with the security standards and keep an overview of the status of all of your merchants and your own processes. Our Merchant Compliance Portal (Acquirer Portal) supports you by providing expedient solutions and offering the following advantages:

  • Automation of the required reporting tasks

  • Support with compliance program management with respect to the regulations defined by Visa AIS, MasterCard SDP, American Express DSOP, and other payment card schemes

  • Management of all information of your merchants, independently of the Qualified Security Assessor

  • Full-service and full-support options – also as white-label solution

  • Fast-track processing for merchants by providing automation of all key tasks plus 1-click certification based on the possibility of importing your merchants' previous year information.

The acquirer portal offers the following verification services

The compliance software for acquirers clearly visualizes all information about your merchants and payment service providers.

  • See the status of PCI certifications and store and evaluate all verification data at a single location.

  • Obtain access to the acquirer portal. Your merchants obtain access to the merchant portal, where they can complete an online self-assessment questionnaire (SAQ) to declare their compliance with the payment card industry data security standards (PCI DSS).

  • Deal with your reporting and monitoring tasks efficiently in the acquirer portal. No more missed deadlines!

  • Stay permanently up to date, with information updated online in real time.

  • Generate general statistics at the click of a button.

  • Benefit from our extensive data import features and connectivity options to your CRM systems and ERP tools.

Customized compliance management solutions for acquirers

Every acquirer imposes a different set of demands on compliance management applications. To ensure our compliance solution exactly fits your company and your needs, the application can be extensively customized.

If required, the acquirer portal can be provided in various languages (e.g. English, German, French or Italian). If you have operations in several countries, all your merchants can thus complete the questionnaires in their native language.

In addition, the texts and layout of the compliance management portal for acquiring banks can be aligned to your requirements. This is a particularly important advantage in terms of retention of your customers, i.e. your merchants.

Merchant compliance portal for acquirers – always up to date

We have a wealth of longstanding experience in web-based software development and back office integration as well as knowledge in compliance management, which enables us to supply premium solutions for regulatory institutions. Secure and up-to-date applications that run smoothly are an essential aspect of success in this area. Accordingly, we offer the following features:

  • Implementation of a ready-to-use merchant compliance solution in your organization

  • Regular updates, adjustment, and maintenance on our part

  • No installation or work required by you

  • Assurance of highest security standards in hosting and operation

  • Compliance with all legal requirements, including data-protection regulations

  • Full-support option, including merchant hotline, offered by our technical experts

Merchant protection with the compliance portal for acquirers

The compliance solution developed by our experts enables you to offer your merchants comprehensive protection for their businesses. You benefit from our trustworthy compliance security solutions, which you can implement seamlessly at your merchants. The treatment of sensitive data demands particularly high security standards. With our Merchant Compliance Portal, the implementation and verification of these standards is a straightforward process. Your merchants receive independent access to the portal, regulated by you.

By partnering with TÜV SÜD, you benefit from an acquirer portal which is customized to your needs, thereby inspiring trust and a sense of security in your merchants.

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