The embedded microchip makes the card extremely difficult to copy, which ensures enhanced security if it is lost or stolen and makes a card more difficult to counterfeit. Smart Chip cards securely store information and process data safely and efficiently.
Your card is embedded with Chip with Signature technology. Chip with Signature and Chip with PIN are both more secure ways to pay with your credit card. Chip with Signature requires your signature at the end of the transaction, just like your current magnetic stripe card does. Chip with PIN transactions use a four-digit Personal Identification Number (PIN) on transactions.
Your card is Chip with Signature and when you use your Chip with Signature card you will be required to provide your signature at the end of the transaction, just like your current magnetic stripe card does.
Yes, Smart Chip cards provide a higher level of security in some countries because the encrypted chip uses several measures that create a complex level of security, making a Smart Chip card difficult to copy or counterfeit.
You can be confident about the security of using magnetic stripe cards. Converting to Smart Chip technology is the next step in electronic payments to enhance card safety. In addition, you can be confident in the protection and security features we provide.
It's simple – just insert the chip portion of the card into the point of sale terminal with the chip facing up, leave the card in the point of sale terminal until the transaction is complete, follow the prompts, and provide your signature if requested.