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Bluefin prides itself on going above and beyond PCI compliance. The company’s payment processing service boasts the latest in security technology and maintains that keeping up with the latest trends and advancements is of utmost importance.
PayConex Platform: This option aims to be an all-encompassing package for payment processing and security. The intention is to be multifunctional and beneficial to a range of clients, from standard retailers to Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and every service in between.
Payment processing features:
Bluefin partners with various POS software companies and other business services as either an exclusive or preferred payment processor. In cases where Bluefin is the exclusive provider, you will need a merchant account with Bluefin in order to the use POS software. If Bluefin is a preferred partner, you may be able to choose another payment processor and still use the POS system/software. Examples of services that have partnered with Bluefin include Medtask, Applied Systems, SalonTarget POS, and others.
All of Bluefin’s equipment will be PCI Compliant and feature EMV chip card compatibility. Bluefin services work with a range of equipment, including existing PCs for virtual terminals and hosted payment pages, and Apple and Android devices such as smartphones and tablets for mobile processing.
Bluefin says it can integrate your business’s current software and interface with the PayConex Platform. They have APIs and SDKs to accomplish this, meaning they have tools for building programs that can help make that happen. They also have a Sandbox Environment, a safe space to test out the software, before putting it into use.
Bluefin also offers the PayConex for Salesforce. This is an app designed to integrate with the PayConex Platform. It is called a “native app” because it was developed specifically for the PayConex Platform for people who use Salesforce.
Bluefin Payment Systems is PCI DSS Level 1 compliant, and makes use of tokenization, point-to-point encryption, and transparent redirect for security.
What that means for you:
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Bluefin Payment Systems has 3 profiles with the Better Business Bureau for 3 of its 5 locations. Bluefin Payment Systems’ New York location has been accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 2008 and currently has an A+ rating. Bluefin Payment Systems has only had 1 complaint closed with the BBB in the past 3 years, with 0 in the past 12 months. The sole complaint is in the ”Billing/Collections Issues” category. The complaint alleged that the client cancelled their account in 2010 but received a bill from them in 2014. The issue was resolved soon after it was reported in 2015.
The Tulsa location does not currently have accreditation with the BBB, but does have a profile with an A+ rating. Bluefin Tulsa has only had 1 complaint closed with the BBB in the past 3 years, with 0 in the past 12 months. The sole complaint is in the ”Billing/Collection Issues” category but the details have not been made available. The complaint is listed as answered with assistance from the BBB, but the consumer either did not accept the response or was unsatisfied.
As for Bluefin’s headquarters location in Atlanta, it is not currently accredited with the BBB but does have a profile with a C rating. The company has had 1 complaint closed with the BBB in the past year. The complaint is in the ”Billing/Collection Issues” category and states that Bluefin processes transactions but doesn’t release the funds to their client. The complaint is listed as unanswered, as Bluefin Atlanta did not respond to the BBB’s request for resolution.
So far there are no complaints on Ripoff Report which is a little surprising since they have had media recognition. In March of 2014, Bluefin was featured in Forbes magazine, and was portrayed as a leader in secure payment technology. This indicates that most people have been at least satisfied with the company’s service.
Bluefin Payment Systems as Capital Payments, announced a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in connection with a telemarketing scheme. The FTC alleged that Bluefin ignored red flags when providing processing for certain clients. Bluefin will pay up to $2.6 million as part of the settlement, and is prohibited from providing processing services to certain types of businesses in the future.
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Posted by CardFellow on Mar 04, 2016
Bluefin Payment Systems is a larger ISO with a focus on innovation and proprietary systems, especially in the eCommerce space. Like any processor, Bluefin prices its offerings on a per-case basis. What your business will pay to use Bluefin’s service depends on how much (or how little) you know about the true nature of credit card processing fees. Do your homework.