Policy 91

Administrative Policy 91:
Credit Card Payment
Security Policy
Issued: 05/20/2013 Reference: Credit Card Payment
Security Procedure

Institution Approval:
Deborah L. Ford

Campus Technology Services
Cashier's Office

Maintained By:
Cashier's Office

The payment card industry has developed technical and business standards that affect the way
credit card business is conducted. In order to continue accepting credit card payments, the
University of Wisconsin-Parkside must prove and maintain compliance with the Payment Card
Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS). The Cashier's Office and Campus Technology
Services are responsible for assuring compliance and providing guidance to all departments
accepting credit card payments. A security breach of credit card data jeopardizes the University
of Wisconsin-Parkside's ability to continue to conduct transactions. Moreover, a breach could
result in significant fines.


To reduce institutional risk associated with the administration of credit card payments by
providing campus departments with compliant, reliable, and supportable methods for securely
accepting credit card payments.

Entities Affected

All campus departments and contracted services accepting credit card payments are affected.

Policy Statement

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside requires all departments and contracted services that
accept credit card payment to do so only in compliance with credit card industry standards and
in accordance with the procedures.

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