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Personal Information for Bank Account Connection

During the Bank Account connection process, you will be required to provide certain personal information.  The reason why the the information requested is required is because anyone involved with the processing, transmission, or storage of card data must comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS).
 
The payment processor we use at Checklick is Stripe.  Stripe is certified PCI Level 1 Service Provider. This is the most stringent level of certification available in the payments industry.  At Checklick, we recognize the important of secure payment processing and is one of the main reasons we elected to integrate with Stripe.

In order for Stripe to maintain these standards, they require various information from anyone creating a Stripe account.  That may require a government issued photo ID and/or SIN or Social Security Number.  Stripe is required by law to complete what's called a KYC (Know Your Customer) survey for every business that signs up with them, regardless of how many transactions they've processed. This involves completing in-depth reviews of every single business, including what's being sold, the intent of how it's to be sold, a description of the products and services, the website, and an identity verification for the person who chooses to be the owner, administrator, and representative of the Stripe account.  You can read more about this here: https://support.stripe.com/questions/why-do-you-need-my-date-of-birth-and-4-digits-of-my-social-security-number

As per Stripe's privacy and security, personal information is only used to complete the KYC.  You can read more about their security and privacy in the links below:

https://stripe.com/us/privacy 
https://stripe.com/help/security

 

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