Merchant Direct Processing

Secure Payment Gateway

If you have an eCommerce store you need a payment system that is safe for your customers to use. Your customers will want to know that their data is secure when making purchases on your site. They will also want assurance that the gateway you use for credit card payments is secure.

Several different payment gateways are available, but how do you know which one is the best for your eCommerce store? We break down the basics of using a secure payment gateway that your business can rely on and that promotes customer confidence.

What is a Payment Gateway?

A payment gateway is a secure link between your site’s shopping cart and your company’s merchant account. It consists of several features that safeguard your customer’s details. An eCommerce store cannot directly access its customer’s credit and debit cards, which is vital in assuring them of confidential, secure transactions.

A secure payment gateway adds encryption to payment methods for authentication so that the payment processor can approve or decline the transaction. The encryption method in use is critical to safeguard customer details from the eCommerce store owner and from fraudulent attacks. Selecting the right payment gateway is critical for the success of every online business.

Why is your choice of payment gateway important?

Careful research is vital when selecting a secure payment gateway. Several issues must be examined before selecting a gateway as the wrong choice can have a negative impact on your eCommerce store.

Here’s what to consider when selecting a payment gateway provider:

All the points above should be covered to assure you and your customers of a secure, exceptional customer experience.

Get in touch with us today to find the right quality B2B or B2C ecommerce solution that protects your customer's data and keeps them happy.​

    How can Merchant Direct provide the best payment gateway for my business?

    Merchant Direct has done its homework. Our company works with the best in the industry to offer our clients the greatest possible service with a secure payment gateway that works for your business.

    Our payment gateway delivers a range of services, including:

    Our customers can count on us to deliver service that equates to a streamlined merchant experience.

    Get in touch with us today to find the right quality B2B or B2C ecommerce solution that protects your customer's data and keeps them happy.