When online customers are ready to purchase products or services from a merchant's Web site, WebLink either captures the necessary information (name, credit card number, etc.) from the site's own secure transaction page or displays a standard WebLink transaction page, hosted on a QuickCommerce server, for the customer to fill out.
This information is encrypted using 40 or 128 bitSecure Socket Layer technology and sent to a QuickCommerce transaction server. The server then sends the data through the authorization network to the appropriate card issuer's bank over a secure, proprietary connection. When the authorization process is complete -- this takes around five seconds -- the customer receives an approval or decline response, and the QuickCommerce server stores the transaction. Transactions are automatically settled each day and funded within 2-3 days.
Linking a merchant's Web site to the QuickCommerce system is simple. The merchant's Web site designer or developer simply inserts a few lines of HTML code that we provide to establish the link. QuickCommerce supports most available shopping cart software, so it integrates easily with most e-commerce solutions.
Merchants can also check the status of transactions or run reports on past activity by going to the QuickCommerce Web site and logging on to their own password-protected QuickCommerce site. Online businesses can also use the QuickCommerce Virtual Terminal to enter payment information manually if customers prefer to call in with their credit card information.
Features and Benefits "
QuickCommerce enables you to take secure credit card and electronic check payments 24 hours a day, 7 days a week real-time without ever needing to speak to customers.
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