(Tempe, AZ) March 28, 2018 – Global Payments-as-a-Service platform leader CCBill announced today that AVSecure, the leading age-verification solution has joined the CCBill Integration Partners marketplace. This partnership offers CCBill merchants with a worldwide solution to comply with the upcoming U.K. Digital Economy Act.
AVSecure adds a very important component to CCBill’s goal of providing trusted resources for their online commerce ecosystem. As the requirements on age verification continue to deepen and define, AVSecure’s unique blockchain solution provides a trusted and secure option for most any business model.
Under the U.K. Digital Economy Act, all websites with adult content accessible from within the United Kingdom have a responsibility to block access from minors. The enforcement requires more than a passive checkbox confirming a user’s age. It is expected that acceptable age verification methods will include credit/debit card, voting data, mobile with SMS, and government issued identification such as a passport or Driver’s License, or in person verification using the Age Verification Card and AVSecure handles such verification processes.
“The partnership with AVSecure is important to the future of online content and provides a solid direction for merchants offering access to U.K. consumers from any region,” said Gary Jackson, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for CCBill. “Having worked with Steve and the team behind AVSecure for a number of years, we are not surprised by the level of investment and impressive expertise that this innovative company is able to deliver with this new service. CCBill is excited by the opportunities that the addition of AVSecure brings to our industry, and anticipate an interesting evolution, as we both work to provide a seamless and painless process for online access.”
AVSecure already has unprecedented demand and a long term and global strategy for its ingenious blockchain solution. As a free service to both merchants and consumers, coupled with its inability to track a user journey or require any personal data such as an email address, AVSecure delivers the highest standards of privacy and trust for all.
“We are delighted to be partnering with CCBill,” said Steve Winyard, co-founder and CMO of AVSecure. “Their vast experience in payment processing will enable us to focus on the paying customers and establish clever and simple ways in which they can become age verified using AVSecure, at the same time as making life easier for the merchants.
“Age verification on this scale has never been done before and whilst we acknowledge the 20-30 million non-paying customers that are likely to use our service, it is paramount that we respect the audience that are paying and deliver the industry a robust and professional solution for all their customers.”
Much more than a payment processor, CCBill is a payment services platform, which provides expert support and empowerment to your expanding relationships. Whether it is through checkout automation, distinctive traffic tools, or our broad set of integrated software options, CCBill understands online business like few others and has been offering industry-leading solutions since 1998. Processing for more than 30,000 websites worldwide, CCBill has the reliable problem-solving techniques, phenomenal consumer support, and innovative solutions to support all the markets it serves. CCBill understands the credit card and payment industries, and its platform is built to expand your business transactions online, while exceeding PCI and compliance standards. An industry pioneer, CCBill was honored with the 2016 and 2017 iDate Awards for Best Payment System.