FOI Request - Card Payment Facilities
Please could you supply the following information with regard to council facilities for accepting payments by credit and debit cards:
1. At the time of receiving this request, are all of your merchant accounts (the facilities for accepting payments from the public by credit / debit cards) fully compliant with the PCI DSS requirements?
2. If your systems ARE compliant, please could you advise the cost of attaining compliance in the following cost areas:
a.External costs (e.g. consultants, QSA's, project management etc)
3. If your systems are NOT YET compliant, please could you indicate ANTICIPATED costs (N.B. If you have not yet quantified these potential costs, then please simply mark as N/A)
a.Anticipated external costs
b.Anticipated internal costs
c.Anticipated capital costs
2. No external costs. The only internal costs were staff time (annual submission).