TradeGecko Payments Security

How secure is the TradeGecko Payments checkout page?

TradeGecko Payments complies with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) and utilizes TLS 1.2 encryption for both transaction and checkout.

Does TradeGecko store credit card details?

No, the current version of TradeGecko Payment does not store credit card details.

What does PCI compliant mean?

The PCI Data Security Standards set the operational and technical requirements for organizations accepting or processing payment transactions, and for software developers and manufacturers of applications and devices used in those transactions.

Any card data that TradeGecko Payments processes follows PCI DSS guidelines and is validated using payment brand rules. The PCI Security Standards Council establishes these guidelines for security policies, technologies and ongoing processes that protect payment systems from breaches and theft of cardholder data.

What is TSI 1.2 encryption?

TLS 1.2 encryption is the most refined version of secured communication between servers and web browsers available today. TradeGecko Payments operates on TLS 1.2 specifications to provide privacy and data integrity at the most advanced compatibility across browser versions and operating systems.

Transport Layer Security (TLS) refers to the process of securely transmitting data between the client—the app or browser that the customer is using—and the platform’s server. TLS attempts to accomplish the following:

• Encrypt and verify the integrity of traffic between the client and the platform’s server

• Verify that the client is communicating with the correct server. In practice, this usually means verifying that the owner of the domain and the owner of the server are the same entity. This helps prevent man-in-the-middle attacks. Without it, there’s no guarantee that traffic is encrypted to the right recipient.

Additionally, pages visibly served over HTTPS offers assurance that sensitive information is protected.

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