Accepting Online Payments

There’s a lot that goes into online payments. All Dharma accounts have access to simple payment links, and you can use a gateway for a more robust online payment experience.

How do I protect against online fraud?

Fraud losses cost the financial and retail industries over $250 billion annually, and cyber-crimes get more sophisticated every year. Online merchants are typically more vulnerable than in-person merchants, due to the fact that there are many more opportunities for fraudsters to attack an organization via digital means. As an online merchant, we recommend being very …

What is a website inspection, and will I need to complete one?

A website inspection is just what it sounds like – If you take payments through your website, we’ll be inspecting your site, to look for a few specific things. Visa/MasterCard/Discover/Amex have very specific requirements for all merchant who accept credit cards online. The requirements are setup with the intention of protecting both consumers and merchants from fraudulent …

What is required when accepting online payments?

If you’re accepting payments online, you’ll need the use of a payment gateway in addition to your Dharma account. Without a gateway, Dharma would have no way of securely getting orders from your website.  Hackers are always on the hunt for new ways to steal sensitive data, and that’s why gateways exist – to protect …