First Data Global GatewaySM is for start-up merchants who want to get online fast, as well as for merchants who already have a Web site and want a secure, fast and reliable e-commerce payment solution. The First Data Global GatewaySM translates information from a merchant’s Web site into a format that can be read by an electronic processing system to process transactions online.
E-commerce means new opportunities and responsibilities for merchants. The First Data Global GatewaySM offers merchants the protection of 128-bit Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption, as well as state-of-the-art fraud-protection features, including:
- Fraud screening of each transaction prior to submission for authorization.
- Additional protection during authorization through Address Verification Service (AVS) and card verification value 2 (CVV2).
- Protection from repeated fraud through the blocking of:
- Specific credit card numbers
- Internet protocol (IP) addres
- E-mail addresses
- Individuals by name
- Purchase values in excess of a threshold dollar amount