Protx was founded in 2001 and now provide secure online credit card and debit card payment solutions for thousands of online and mail order businesses across the UK.
Protx are a fully approved payment processor and were one of the first payment gateways to gain approval under the Visa Account Information Security Audit and MasterCard Site Data Protection audit. Protx are audited by an independent company to ensure that we are up to date with the latest encryption and security standards and that we comply with the stringent standards set out by the card schemes. Protx ensure that transaction data is kept secure at all times. All transaction information passed between merchant sites and the Protx VSP Systems is encrypted using 128-bit SSL certificates. No cardholder information is ever passed unencrypted and any messages sent to your servers from Protx are singed using MD5 hashing to prevent tampering. You can be completely secure in the knowledge that nothing you pass to the Protx servers can be examined, used or modified by any third parties attempting to gain access to sensitive information. Protx have multiple private links into the banking network that are completely separate from the Internet and which do not cross any publicly accessible networks. Any cardholder information sent to the banks and any authorisation message coming back is secure and cannot be tampered with.