paywaz is PCI DSS compliant. The PCI DSS is a comprehensive set of requirements created by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council to enhance cardholder data security and to ensure the safe handling and storage of sensitive customer credit card information and data. Maintaining security of cardholder data is of the utmost importance to paywaz.
paywaz’s PCI DSS responsibilities as a Service Provider are outlined in the Attestation of Compliance (AOC) as independently audited by paywaz’s Qualified Security Assessor (QSA). paywaz’s Attestation of Compliance (AOC) is submitted to paywaz’s acquiring bank(s).
Security Note to Consumers
paywaz is responsible for protecting the security of the cardholder data according to the current applicable PCI standards for the life of the data needing to be retained. paywaz acknowledge these responsibilities as being the organisation responsible for ensuring the safe handling and storage of sensitive customer credit card information and data for the paywaz services.
We however, cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use such personal information for improper purposes. You acknowledge that you provide this personal information at your own risk.
Note to Retailers (Merchants)
You are fully responsible for the security of data on your website or otherwise in your possession. You agree to comply with all applicable state and federal laws and rules in connection with your collection, security and dissemination of any personal, financial, card, or transaction information (defined as “Data”) on your website. Merchants may have other PCI DSS responsibilities that are independent of the paywaz Merchant Agreement process.
It is the Merchants sole responsibility to remain informed of their PCI obligations and compliance status. If we believe it is necessary based on your implementation and request it of you, you will promptly provide us with documentation evidencing your compliance with PCI DSS and/or PA DSS if requested by us. You agree that at all times you shall be compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS) and the Payment Application Data Security Standards (PA-DSS), as applicable.
paywaz’s Attestation of Compliance (AOC) is available on request.
To learn more about PCI DSS Compliance visit the official PCI Security Standards Council, LLC. organization website: www.pcisecuritystandards.org