SWISSgate-Direct is the best and quickest solution both for start-ups and for already existing e-commerce businesses selling, for example, digital goods/content, or running shops or mail order businesses on the internet. Following successful assessment of your undertaking by our risk team, and without additional drawn-out and complicated application procedures involving banks or other payment service providers, our simple and versatile systems gives you the opportunity to have both debit cards and credit cards accepted immediately, together with most other payment methods currently in use around the globe; and all without having to conclude your own agreements with the respective financial service providers in advance. Very little time is thus required for you to set up this secure and proven payment system.

A further major benefit for you as a provider of digital goods/content, or of online shops/products is the simplicity of the system, which can be adapted at any time to your individual needs and the respective market requirements. As the merchant, you are free to choose how you bill for the goods you offer, irrespective of whether macropayments or micropayments are involved.  

Among other possibilities, SWISSgate-Direct is suitable for:

  • Nationally and internationally active retailers/merchants
  • Websites selling digital goods/content, as well as subscriptions and memberships.
  • Start-up companies selling products and/or services via internet shops that to date have only had small or medium sales volumes
  • Websites with less than six months credit card processing history
  • Macropayment and micropayment transactions
  • Retailers/merchants and webmasters who require a complete online payment solution so that they can concentrate fully on the marketing of their products and services, instead of on processing payments.

Our services and the benefits for you:

  • Fast, simple verification and acceptance procedures
  • All current online payment systems via a payment window/link
  • Multi-lingual payment window
  • Fully automated affiliate programme, including webmaster or partner billing
  • Free choice of various commissioning models (percentage, fixed or per lead)
  • Flexible database-supported member administration
  • Fair, effective, transparent and sales-focussed pricing model
  • Monthly to weekly settlement and payout from sales
  • Acceptance of different business models, such as e.g. digital goods/content and shop systems
  • Quick and easy set-up of a universal complete solution
  • Acceptance of all major current credit and debit cards and payment systems
  • Multi-currency payment options
  • Comprehensive real-time statistics and evaluations and reporting tools
  • Various payment models for end customers.
  • Access to several member areas with a single purchase/portal
  • Potential discount options for special offers
  • Option for regular subscription payments
  • 24/7 technical merchant support and customer service
  • PCI DSS level 1-certified secure payment gateway for processing credit card transactions
  • Totally secure payments via 256-BIT-SSL encrypted server
  • 3D Secure security procedures MasterCard Secure Code, Maestro Secure Code, Verified by VISA, SafeKey American Express
  • Comprehensive protection from fraud and credit card misuse in payment transactions
  • Also, formation and administration of EU companies if required

If you are a start-up company or, up to now, have only had a small sales volume, then SWISSgate-Direct is exactly the right billing system for you. You will be immediately able to process payments associated with your online presence through us following free registration and even without the necessity of entering into acceptance agreements with payment service providers.


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