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PCI Compliance
 

To protect our customers and our business, Internet security and data protection is the highest priority at GreatSeats.com.  Effective October 31, 2007, GreatSeats.com and all business operations under Great Seats, Inc., have achieved PCI Level 1 Compliance in accordance with all regulations and criteria of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS).  This rigorous set of industry security requirements was initiated  by a collaboration of the four major credit card companies -- Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express – and applies to every organization that processes, transmits or stores credit or debit card information, including financial institutions, Internet vendors and retail merchants. 

What does PCI Level 1 Compliance mean?
GreatSeats.com has successfully fulfilled and strictly adheres to the highest standard setting for each of the six main control objectives for PCI DSS compliance and validation.  They are:

  • Build and Maintain a Secure Network
  • Protect Cardholder Data
  • Maintain a Vulnerability Management Program
  • Implement Strong Access Control Measures
  • Regularly Monitor and Test Networks

The PCI DSS is used by all card brands to assure the security of the data gathered while a customer or employee is making a transaction.  A single violation of any of the requirements can trigger an overall non-compliant status resulting in steep fines, suspension and revocation of credit card processing privileges.

How is PCI Compliance validated?
GreatSeats.com has undergone a thorough audit by the credit card companies and an on-site visit by a contracted assessor to confirm all objectives and requirements have been met.  In addition, daily security scans are performed by ScanAlert Internet Security and ControlScan of all GreatSeats.com devices—websites, networks, databases, etc.  The ScanAlert (Hacker Safe) and ControlScan logos on GreatSeats.com verify the site is being regularly monitored and tested.

How long does PCI Compliance last?
PCI DSS compliance and validation is a permanent change at GreatSeats.com, which must be reviewed and updated annually in order to maintain Level 1 certification. 

Great Seats, Inc. is committed to Internet and data security and superior customer service.  If you have any questions or concerns regarding our PCI Level 1 Compliance, please email us at security@greatseats.com.
 
Security Scanning
 

GreatSeats.com engages two services to perfom security scans of the GreatSeats.com website and all associated network areas:  ScanAlert (Hacker Safe) and ControlScan. The presence of the security seals of both companies certifies that GreatSeats.com and relevant systems are tested and monitored daily to protect our users against identity theft and credit card fraud.

 
ScanAlert (HackerSafe)
 
ScanAlert is the premiere security/vulnerability testing company on the Internet. Their daily security and vulnerability scans ensure that GreatSeats.com meets the latest industry security standards and is protected against all known methods of hacking.
 
HACKER SAFE certified sites prevent over 99.9% of hacker crime.
 
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ControlScan
 
ControlScan is the second largest security/vulnerability testing company on the Internet. GreatSeats.com employs their services to ensure that no stone goes unturned in making sure our site is secure.
 
 
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