Website Compliance for Online Payments

If you want to accept payments online, then your website must meet certain requirements, website compliance. Making your website compliant is easy to do, requiring you to put information on your website that you already have!

Below you will find some guidance on how you can make your website compliant. This guide provides an example of how you may structure a “Payment Information” page on your website, as well as the content you should include.

You may also wish to check out the NZ Football page as an example of structuring your page for website compliance:

Whilst the requirements may differ slightly from bank to bank, as a general rule of thumb, you should have the following information on your website:

Club Details

Display the following information about your club:

  • Name (including trading name) of your club;
  • Physical address of your club;
  • Contact details of your club

Payment Information

  • Description of what products and services your club sells
    • MyCOMET can be used as form of verification as that is where purchases will be made
  • Payment options available to them
    • E.g. cash, cheque, online EFTPOS etc.
  • How they can make payment
    • E.g. in person, or through MyCOMET
  • Declaration that you are a New Zealand organisation that transacts/bills in New Zealand dollars

You may use the following statement(s), making amendments where necessary:

Upon commencing a transaction through MyCOMET you will be presented with a confirmation screen verifying the transaction details you wish to process. It is your responsibility to verify that all transaction information and other details are correct. We shall have no liability for transactions which are incorrect as a result of inaccurate data entry in the course of providing Payment Services or for loss of data or information caused by factors outside of our control.

We also use a payment gateway operated by Paymark for transactions incurred via MyCOMET. Paymark will collect information about you (including information about transactions processed by you) from time to time through Paymark. Any such information collected shall be treated in accordance with the Paymark Privacy Policy which can be found HERE.

Refunds, Cancellations, and/or Return Policies

  • Disclosure of your refund, cancellation, and/or return policies where applicable

Shipping & Delivery Policy

  • Disclosure of your shipping and delivery policy (if applicable)

Security Information

  • Details of the security capabilities and policy for transmission of payment card data.
    • You may use the following statement(s) and make amendments where necessary:

SSL protocol (2048-bit) is used to encrypt all data transferred over the network. However, you acknowledge and agree that Internet transmissions are never entirely secure or private, and that any message or information you send through MyCOMET (including credit card information) may be read or intercepted by others, even where MyCOMET, Paymark, and/or the Online Shop is stated as being secure. Neither we, Paymark, or the Online Shop shall have any liability for the interception or 'hacking' of data through the any of the aforementioned services by unauthorised third parties.

Having the above information present in your will ensure that your site is compliant. However, note that some banks may ask for further information or clarification before confirmation.

Other Information

There may be instances in which the bank asks for a live and/or test website URL.

If the bank requests for a live URL of MyCOMET, please provide them with the following link:

Note: They will need to create a new user, or use credentials that you provide them.

If the bank requests for a test website URL of MyCOMET, please provide them with the following link:

Username: bcompliance
 Password: nzf12345