BlueSnap Product Updates V3.25

Introducing new features and improvements aimed to boost your business & grow revenues

Product Updates V3.25

This release includes:

  • New W3C Payment Request API (Browser payment)
  • Payment API Credit Card Capture Change
  • New BlueSnap Data Protection Addendum & Privacy Policy
  • Visa Changes on the Way
  • Keeping Chargebacks in Check
  • Magento gateway for V2.0
  • Discount offering for WeWork

The New W3C Payment Request API

The new W3C Payment Request API, developed by the Web Payments Working Group, is frictionless checkout at its best. W3C Web payments are designed to work exactly the same way on any browser, device, or platform—mobile or otherwise—no matter what credit, debit, or prepaid card is being used. That means consistent, fast checkout experiences across the board.  And you can start using it right away with the hundreds of thousands of customers who already have credit card numbers stored with a browser! So why wait? Grab our developer documentation and start coding today.

Payment API Credit Card Capture Change

We’ve made some recent improvements in our capture request functionality, giving you the ability to split a capture request into multiple transactions. Payment API users can visit our developer documentation for instructions on how to implement.  

New BlueSnap Data Protection Addendum & Privacy Policy

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation—GDPR—comes into final force on 25th May. BlueSnap has put into effect a Data Protection Addendum containing mandatory provisions for GDPR compliance for all merchants serving EEA individuals wherever the merchant is based. Please click here to review these changes. BlueSnap’s updated Privacy Policy covering the new requirements introduced by the GDPR will automatically come into effect on 25th May and will replace the current version on our Privacy Policy Page.   

Don’t miss out on Visa Checkout

63% less fraud volume and 35% more completed transactions—it’s all possible when you implement Visa Checkout with BlueSnap. This eWallet has 20 million current enrolled accounts, so don’t miss out! It’s easy to implement and can be used with both our API and hosted pages. Check out the docs  or contact merchant support to start increasing conversions today.

Visa Changes On The Way

To give shoppers greater control over how their data is stored and used, Visa recently issued a new mandate: Merchants who offer cardholders the opportunity to store their payment credentials on file must now obtain cardholder consent and disclose how those credentials will be used. BlueSnap will be rolling out support for this functionality this summer—stay tuned for specific updates!

Keeping Chargebacks In Check

Visa is taking steps to ease the pain of chargebacks with its new Visa Claims Resolution (VCR), rolled out in April. They’ve introduced a new dispute process that will help eliminate invalid disputes, leverage data to avoid disputes, and expedite the entire dispute process. Together with BlueSnap’s own chargeback notification system and dispute resolution tool, our customers can expect to see an overall decrease in chargeback fraud (along with the associated headaches), and an increase in revenue. Check!

Looking for a full-service Magento gateway for V2.0?

BlueSnap is a Certified Magento Technology Partner, which means we’re committed to providing an exceptional payment experience that works 100% seamlessly with the platform. For you, our new M2 extension means simple integration, outstanding support, and payment processing features that go well beyond standard checkout services. And we support both the Community and Enterprise editions of Magento for V2. Check out the docs or contact merchant support for questions.

Do you dream of relocating your company to one of the coolest offices in the world?

We know there’s more to growing your business than payments. So to help you tackle some of your other business challenges, we’ve secured an exclusive opportunity for our customers to gain access to the dynamic worldwide network of community-based workspaces, WeWork. To find out more about this deal and how you can get in on it, sign up here today!

BlueSnap is a MITX Award finalist!

We’re thrilled to announce we’ve been named a finalist in the 2018 MITX Awards, for “Technology Innovation In Retail & eCommerce!” The program was created to showcase the innovation and creativity in New England’s tech community, of which we’re proud to be a part. Winners will be announced live on May 24 at Royale Boston—if you’re in Boston, we hope to see you there!

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