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Does Rezgo store credit card CVV2 numbers?

in Payments

No, Rezgo does not store credit card CVV2 numbers because it is against PCI regulations to store CVV2 data subsequent to an authorization.

For more information, see: 
http://usa.visa.com/merchants/risk_management/cisp.html
https://www.rezgo.com/legal/rezgo-pci-security-policy/

If you are doing manual credit card processing by capturing credit card data and then processing the transaction through your terminal or processing machine, your merchant account needs to be allowed to process ‘card not present’ transactions, which do not require the CVV2 data. Please contact your merchant provider directly (ie Authorize.net) and ask them about processing without CVV2 data.

Alternatively, you should consider using one of the many payment gateways currently supported by Rezgo.  Rezgo does allow the capture of CVV2 when using a payment gateway because this data is sent directly to the merchant process and is not stored.

But Rezgo competitors allow CVV2 to be stored in their vault, why can’t Rezgo?

If these systems are storing or emailing the CVV2 data, then they are in violation of PCI regulations.  As a result, if you use their system and a security breach or compromise occurs, you will face heavy fines or have your ability to accept credit cards permanently revoked.  At Rezgo, your safety and the safety of your customers is one of our primary concerns.  There is a right way to accept online credit card payments and there is the lazy way.  Use Rezgo and you can be sure your credit card security is done right.

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