Ecommerce is a big and fast growing segment of the marketplace, and the technology is making it easier and faster for business to get online and sell to a wider audience. Whether  your customers are down the street or on the other side of the globe, the demand for fast, safe and flexible payment options is universal. First Data’s payment products set the standard for smooth implementation and integration, uptime and processing speed, fraud protection and Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance standards. Whether you are online only or a brick-and-mortar merchant, First Data Canada can help you create the best payment experience for your online customers. All you have to do is choose which ecommerce solution meets the needs of your business.

  • Hosted Checkout: prebuilt integration with your preferred ecommerce site builder
  • Developer API: full access to our suite of payment options via API for a custom fit
  • Virtual Terminal: great for call centres who need to key in card numbers


All First Data Gateway clients benefit from:

  • Expert technical support
  • Unlimited user accounts
  • Customizable email receipts
  • Automatic settlement
  • Available recurring billing
  • Available virtual terminal
  • Extensive online reporting
  • Data exports and reporting API
  • Intuitive API implementation
  • No downloads or SDKs
  • Ability to capture custom data

Fraud Prevention and Risk Management

The First Data gateway includes a range of free security and risk management tools to help merchants retain control over the purchase process in a card-not-present environment and stay proactive when it comes to fraud. All gateway clients receive access to the following essential security tools, at no extra cost.

  • Verified by Visa and MasterCard
  • SecureCode
  • Address Verification Service (AVS)
  • CVV2 (3-digit security code validation)
  • API Hash Validation and passcodes
  • Transaction filters (by card number and IP)
  • Validate referring hosts
  • Robust internal controls