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.
There are six categories of PCI standards that must be met in order for a merchant to be deemed compliant:
Yes, Barefoot Provisions is certified Level 1 PCI DSS compliant.
We are very serious about securely hosting our online store and our shopping cart provider, Shopify, has invested significant time and money to certify that their shopping cart software is PCI compliant. From annual on-site assessments validating compliance to continuous risk management, they work really hard to ensure that the shopping cart software and ecommerce hosting is secure. And that keeps your data secure.