First Data Global GatewaySM

First Data Global GatewaySM is for start-up merchants who want to get online fast, as well as for merchants who already have a web site and want a secure, fast and reliable e-commerce payment solution. The First Data Global GatewaySM translates information from a merchant’s web site into a format that can be read by an electronic processing system to process transactions online.

E-commerce means new opportunities and responsibilities for merchants. The First Data Global GatewaySM offers merchants the protection of 128-bit Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption, in addition to state-of-the-art fraud-protection features, including:

  • Fraud screening of each transaction prior to submission for authorization
  • Additional protection during authorization through Address Verification Service (AVS) and card verification value 2 (CVV2)
  • Protection from repeated fraud through the blocking of:
    • Specific credit card numbers
    • Internet protocol (IP) addresses
    • E-mail addresses
    • Individuals by name
    • Purchase values in excess of a threshold dollar amount