How are Transaction Volumes Calculated to Determine Merchant Level?

February 3, 2015 • Published Categories PCI 101 Tags , , ,

“Ask the QSA” Question: What factors contribute to the “transaction volume” calculation that determines my merchant level? For example, do credit card authorizations count toward the total volume? Answer: Transaction volume is based on the aggregate number of transactions (inclusive of credit, debit and prepaid) from a … Read more

“Are Hotels Supposed to be Making Front and Back Copies of My Card?”

June 17, 2014 • Published Categories Industry Topics Tags , , , , , ,

Concerned about hotels and front-and-back credit card copies? We regularly hear from consumers who are concerned about the manner in which hotels are collecting credit card information from them, much of which is on paper via Credit Card Authorization forms and front-and-back credit card copies. Here … Read more