last updated 11/16/2018
ACS Technologies (ACST) offers a suite of electronic giving (eGiving) solutions: Online | Text | Mobile | Tuition Payments | Event Payments
If you use any of our eGiving solutions, you'll need to learn about PCI compliance and how to become compliant.
If you accept credit or debit cards, you're required to comply with PCI and complete an annual PCI Self Assessment Questionnaire ("SAQ") online.
The Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council was created to establish a uniform set of data security requirements for all national card brands, a.k.a. the PCI Data Security Standards (PCI DSS). PCI governs all retail, mail order, telephone order and e-commerce credit card transactions. All organizations that process, store, or transmit payment card data must comply with PCI DSS requirements or risk losing their ability to process credit card payments.
Yes. ACST became PCI compliant as a service provider on November 15, 2016. You may view our PCI compliance status anytime by visiting the VISA Global Registry of Service Providers, or the MasterCard Compliant Service Provider list. Attaining PCI compliance underscores our commitment to keeping the data for all of our customers secure and private. Additionally, ACST partners with Vanco, a PCI Level 1-compliant card processor to process all payment card transactions securely.
ACST employs a dedicated team of information security professionals who work with PCI-qualified assessors to ensure that our products and environment comply or exceed the latest PCI standards.
Yes, ACST has met the criteria for PCI Compliance, click here to review the current copy of our PCI Attestation of Compliance (AOC).
Yes, we employ a third-party security firm for expertise and vulnerability testing.
First, let us explain what eGiving is. When using your credit or debit card for eGiving, there are security measures that need to be addressed on both sides of the transaction: