Merchant Tip of the Month

Merchant Tip of the Month

Below are previously circulated merchant Tips of the Month.


February -  multifunction fax/printer/copier devices are not PCI compliant

Vantiv Now Worldpay  - Vantiv (UM's credit card bank) changing its name to Worldpay (1/16/18)

January - provide Merchant ID (MID) when contacting us


December - send updated policy doc and change form, if changing merchant contact

November - update clocks on terminals, with Daylight Saving Time change

August - safely secure terminals when not in use


September - verify the identity of those who service/replace credit card terminals

August - Be aware of callers attempting to obtain merchant or terminal info

June - do not accept credit card info via email

May - do not store credit card security codes

February - proper credit card number handling


November - questions directed to

October - EMV info

September - fradulent merchant communication

August - authorized users in MPathways FINPROD

July - never accept credit card data electronically from customers

June - credit card data received via a fax


October - CVC or CVV numbers

September- do not store sensitive cardholder data

May - do not process credit card transactions online for a customer

March - maintaining authorized users in MPathways FINPROD


December - caution processing prepaid/gift cards

November - Don't store sensitive cardholder data

April - AMEX charge increase