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Old 03-05-2013, 01:55 PM
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Taking credit cards??

For those of you taking credit cards, what are you doing/did to be PCI compliant?? I'm in the process of setting everything up to take credit cards via SAP's client portal and I need to make sure were fully protected.

Legally what do I need to do to take credit cards??
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Old 03-05-2013, 02:18 PM
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Get insurance in case anyone gets a hold of those cc numbers.
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Old 03-05-2013, 02:21 PM
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You will have to take a little test from what I remember..? It's pretty simple you just keep all numbers locked in a safe and it's that easy... I finely got away from the processors and got the square card reader for my phone and it works great... That's something to thank about... Its a lot cheaper and no minimum monthly charges required!
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Old 03-05-2013, 02:37 PM
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What do I need to do if I want to do reoccuring payments thru client portal though?? Since I know those are going to be stored electronically?? Or am I better off not allowing it for security purposes?? And what type of insurance do I need to get??

I thought about the square, the only issue is the majority of clients using CC payments are monthly maintenance clients that I wouldn't be able to meet with to swipe the card.
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Old 03-05-2013, 03:00 PM
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With square you can type them in
manually. I used it all last year. Works great. You can send receipt by text or email. Also records your cash intake if you wanna choose to track cash.
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Old 03-05-2013, 03:34 PM
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With square you can type them in
manually. I used it all last year. Works great. You can send receipt by text or email. Also records your cash intake if you wanna choose to track cash.
Dito!!!
I use it for the USPO and it works great... I don't know about reacurring billing but if you store the #'s in a safe place you could just the card on the same day each month...
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Old 03-05-2013, 03:39 PM
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Can't think of the name its called for the cc insurance.But it protects you if the numbers are stolen somehow. If your numbers are stolen then you will need to provide cc reports to these customers for so long. Check with your agent and then double check with the cc company.
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Old 03-05-2013, 03:41 PM
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I could be wrong but I'm pretty sure once you set a client up what you actually see in SAP is just the last four digits, not the whole number.

It is there for you to make reoccurring charges but you, or someone else, cant see the whole number and copy it to steal.

Chat with SAP, they will fill you in quickly.
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Old 03-05-2013, 11:46 PM
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Get insurance in case anyone gets a hold of those cc numbers.
YOu dont need insurance,

your merchant account will handle this.

But like earlyer posters stated. there are many POS options these days. the phone things is a DEF plus. it's MUCH safer than a merchant account. the libility doesn't fall on you.

Yes ya have to take a little test. mailny it's BS. But there is some good info there. if they didn't give ya the test then you wouldn't read it. this pretty much releases you of any liblitys of CC abuse.

I belive it's called resonable care. as long as ya dont go screaming someones CC # and it's Exp date. your covered.
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Old 03-06-2013, 12:03 AM
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Thanks. Thats what I needed to know
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