Merchant Tip of the Month

Merchant Tip of the Month

Below are previously circulated merchant Tips of the Month.

2017

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

August - safely secure terminals when not in use

2016

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

2015

November - questions directed to merchantservices@umich.edu

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

2014

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

2013

December - caution processing prepaid/gift cards

November - Don't store sensitive cardholder data

April - AMEX charge increase