Winning the compliance battle is knowing what to do and how to do it

Increasing regulation for payment processing and accessibility combined with greater liability for fraud and criminal activity, create a perfect storm for those taking card payments directly from the public.

Compliance means ensuring your payment machine is protected from criminal activity which could compromise the financial information of your customers and therefore securing against physical theft of the machine, tampering and substitution. At the same time the machine needs to be fully accessible to customers with different needs.

From June 2015 it is mandatory for anyone taking card payments while the card holder is present to:

“Protect devices that capture payment card data via direct physical interaction with the card from tampering and substitution.”

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, v3.2

So how do you maintain the highest security for your machine and comply with accessibility regulations at the same time? It's not impossible using Tailwind's SafeBase solution. Fully lockable and secure, yet at the same time it's simple to release the payment terminal to pass to a disabled customer.

For more information about how we can help you ensure you're fully compliant with legislation for card payments, take a look at our recommended FlexiPole solution then contact our sales team.

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