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Pivotal Payments Receives PCI Certificate of Compliance

MELVILLE, NY, January 15, 2009 - Pivotal Payments is proud to announce the certification of the Pivotal Payments Gateway (PPG), which adheres to the data security regulations set forth by the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS). As a Level 1 service provider, Pivotal has taken strict measures to maintain the highest security standards in all its operations.

A gap analysis identifying and eliminating common PCI compliance issues, requirement consulting and an onsite audit were performed by a leading provider of PCI DSS security solutions, SecurityMetrics. Pivotal understands the need for all of its merchants' business transactions to be safe and secure and has committed to the annual on-site PCI data security assessment and quarterly network scan required for compliance.

PCI Compliance is a worldwide security standard created by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council which include MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover, and JCB International. It is a set of security standards that is enforced to protect credit cardholder information.

About Pivotal Payments

Established in 2003, Pivotal Payments ( is a full service Merchant Account Solutions Provider to point-of-sale merchants, e-commerce stores, and mail order/telephone order businesses. It provides credit & debit card processing, gift/loyalty/stored value card programs and terminal management solutions in both the USA and Canada.

Complete information on PCI Compliance can be found at

View our PCI Compliance Certificate.

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