COVID-19

The global outbreak of COVID-19, or coronavirus, continues to evolve and disrupt many aspects of our daily lives. During these unprecedented times, we ask for your patience and understanding if we have to adjust the customer experience to adapt to the ever-changing landscape. Here’s how Dharma can help you and your business.

Updating your Merchant Account

If you’re only making minimal changes – for example, keying a card at curbside instead of swiping in your store – there is nothing that needs to be done in order to keep processing during the crisis. If you are making a more fundamental change – for example, adding a new ecommerce section to your …

MX Merchant

Every Dharma merchant account includes access to a Merchant Exchange (mxmerchant.com). account. MX Merchant has a built-in Virtual Terminal you can use to manage the entire payment process. You can take payments, store your customers credit cards, and even set up recurring billing. You can use the MX Merchant gateway on any desktop device via …

Contactless payments

Contactless payments (e.g. Apple Pay or Google Pay) let you accept payments without your customer needing to touch your terminal keypad – they can simply place a contactless card or smartphone near the terminal to authorize the payment. Newer Verifone Vx520 terminals (those with four lights at the top of the terminal) and all First …

Clover

The Clover Mini can accept contactless payments, which lets you accept payments without your customer needing to touch your terminal keypad – they can simply place a contactless card or smartphone near the terminal to authorize the payment. For businesses already using Clover that have moved to take-out or curbside pick-up only, the Clover Flex …

Authorize.net & NMI gateways

If your needs include moving to a third-party ecommerce or shopping site, you may need a gateway to connect the site to Dharma. A payment gateway is the online-equivalent of a credit card terminal. The payment gateways’ job is to encrypt, and then securely authorize a credit card transaction. Payment gateways are fundamentally required when accepting …