Vertical Booking is compliant with level 3 PCI DSS - Payment with CC
The Vertical Booking website booking form allows for memorisation of credit card
data as a guarantee for payment at the hotel or for receiving payment directly
from a credit card using a payment gateway, which can be both visible and invisible
(in the background) to the user so the user only has to insert his/her card data
Vertical Booking is compliant with level 3 PCI DSS security standards.
PCI is the entity responsible for Data Security Standards (DSS) in terms of payments
with credit cards.
The entity responsible for PCI protection standards is a company based in Delaware
(USA), founded by American Express, Discover Financial Services, JCB International,
MasterCard Worldwide and Visa Inc.
These five payment brands equally share the governing Council.
See the website
Level 3 PCI DSS
Successful completion of a scan (system security check) every 4 months carried
out by an Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV) or a company certified by PCI (in Vertical
Booking’s case, the company is KIMA)
Level 3 refers to a service provider that archives, processes and transfers up
to 1,000,000 of transactions a year.
Level 3 validation requires:
Annual self-certification about a series of security requisites listed in PDI