What is PCI DSS Compliance?
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is an information security standard for organizations that handle credit card and debit card information. Defined by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council, the standard was created to increase controls around credit card data to reduce credit card fraud via its exposure.
If you want to sell online and accept payments from Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover credit cards, your software and hosting needs to be PCI compliant.
The Sensible Mama is proud to partner with Shopify to host our e-commerce website.
In partnership with Shopify, the Sensible Mama meets all 6 categories of PCI Standards.
- Maintain a secure network
- Protect Cardholder Data
- Implement Strong Access Control Measures
- Maintain a Vulnerability Management Program
- Maintain an Information Security Policy
- Regularly Monitor and Test Networks
Is Shopify PCI compliant?
Yes, Shopify is certified Level 1 PCI DSS compliant. This compliance extends to all online stores powered by Shopify.
Shopify is very serious about securely hosting your online store and have invested significant time and money to certify our solution is PCI compliant. From annual on-site assessments validating compliance to continuous risk management, we work really hard to ensure our shopping cart software and ecommerce hosting is secure.
Shopify is certified PCI compliant in the following documents: