Group History

CityPay launch PayLink3 Nov 2014

CityPay launch Paylink3, a secure and flexible online hosted payment form. PayLink3 caters for desktop, tablet or smart phone for IOS, Android or conventional browser environments.

 

CityPay remove support for SSL Oct 2014

CityPay remove support for SSL following the Internet security protocol vulnerability that was found called “POODLE”. The vulnerability impacts a protocol called SSL 3.0, designed to ensure secure connections over the Internet. If exploited, this vulnerability can result in someone gaining access to a secure connection via this security protocol.

 

CityPay release WooCommer Plugin Sept 2014

CityPay launch a Plugin for WooCommerce to allow developers to easily accept card payments through the CityPay secure hosted payment form “PayLink 3”.

 

CityPay – PCI-DSS Compliance June 2014

CityPay successfully completes their annual PCI-DSS compliance security audit. CityPay release Magento plugin Jun 2014 CityPay launch a new Plugin for Magento Community Edition to allow developers to easily accept card payments through the CityPay secure hosted payment form “PayLink 3”.

 

CityPay Enhances PayLink Nov 2013

CityPay enhances PayLink to version 2.4.2 offering a specific time option parameter to force a payment session expiration.  

 

PayOffshore Changes its Name to CityPay   Aug 2013  

PayOffshore changes its name to CityPay Limited.  The company name change enables CityPay Limited to further develop and launch new products and services in a number of new jurisdictions. 

 

PayOffshore – PCI-DSS Compliance June 2013

PayOffshore successfully complete their annual PCI-DSS compliance security audit.

 

PayOffshore – Migrate to the Cloud May 2013

PayOffshore has successfully migrated to a Cloud computing environment to further enhance performance and resilience.

 

PayOffshore partners with Borgun to offer Merchant Services in Madeira   April 2013

PayOffshore parters with Borgun to offer Merchant Services in Madeira.  The initiative will enable PayOffshore to offer a full range of Merchant Services and Payment Gateway facilities in Madeira with the view to expand to mainland portugal.

 

IVR Payment System with Customised Voice Prompts Launched  May 2012  

PayOffshore Limited launches its new IVR (Interactive Voice Recognition) payments platform offering customised voice prompts to enable Clients to offer payment facilities which are more inline with the company image and business requirements.

 

PayOffshore launch PayPos a SaaS Chip & Pin payment solution-   April 2012  

PayOffshore launches a Software as a Service (SaaS) payment solution which greatly reduces the PCI DSS requirements by Merchants.  PayPos is hosted and managed by PayOffshore and utilises the Ingenico IPP 350 Terminals.

 

IVR Payment Systems with Electronic Voice Payment Launched  April 2011  

PayOffshore Limited launches its IVR (Interactive Voice Recognition) payments offering an automated telephone payment facilities to existing and new clients.

 

PayOffshore – PCI-DSS Compliance June 2010

PayOffshore successfully complete their annual PCI-DSS compliance security audit

 

PayOffshore – Launch CHA facilities Feb 2010

PayOffshore launch a tokenised payment solution that enables Merchants, subject to cardholder's consent, to store Cardholder payment details in a PCI DSS environment against a CardHolder Account (CHA) number which can be used to settle future payments as required similar to direct debit facilities.

 

PayOffshore – PCI-DSS Compliance June 2009

PayOffshore successfully complete their annual PCI-DSS compliance security audit.

 

PayLink Version 2.2 launched July 2008

PayOffshore launches PayLink Version 2.2 offering a secure hosted payment form to existing and new Merchants. PayLink v 2.2 also includes VbV and Secure Code authentication facilities.

 

PayOffshore – PCI-DSS Compliance June 2008

PayOffshore successfully complete their annual PCI-DSS compliance security audit and recognised by Visa and MasterCard.

 

HBOS – 3D Secure Certified May 2008

PayOffshore complete their 3D secure integration with HBOS/FirstData. PayOffshore is now able to offer its HBOS merchants Verified by Visa and MasterCard Secure Code authentication facilities.

 

Elavon – 3D Secure Certified April 2008

PayOffshore complete their 3D secure integration with Elavon. PayOffshore is now able to offer its Elavon, Bank of Ireland and Alliance and Leicester merchants Verified by Visa and MasterCard Secure Code authentication facilities.

 

BarclayCard – 3D Secure Certified February 2008

PayOffshore complete their 3D secure integration with Barclaycard Merchant Services. PayOffshore is now able to offer its BarclayCard merchants Verified by Visa and MasterCard Secure Code authentication facilities.

 

HSBC - 3D Secure Certified February 2008

PayOffshore complete their 3D secure integration with HSBC Merchant Services. PayOffshore is now able to offer its HSBC merchants Verified by Visa and MasterCard Secure Code authentication facilities.

 

PayOffshore – PCI-DSS Compliance June 2007

PayOffshore has successfully completed their first PCI-DSS compliance security audit and become listed as an approved Service Provider by Visa and MasterCard

 

PayOffshore Selects n\Software February 2007

PayOffshore selects their 3D Secure Merchant Plug In (MPI). The n\Software MPI have been accredited by Visa for Verified by Visa (VbV) and MasterCard for Secure Code (MSC) authentication.

 

Billing and Instalment Solution November 2007

PayOffshore launch their Billing and Instalment Solution (BIS). PayOffshore’s hosted BIS facility offers merchants the ability to processes continuous authorisation transactions without the need to host sensitive card details on their servers.

 

Streamline - 3D Secure Certified October 2007

PayOffshore completes their 3D secure integration with Streamline Merchant Services. PayOffshore is now able to offer its Streamline merchants Verified by Visa and MasterCard Secure Code authentication facilities.

 

Dynamic Currency Conversion (DCC) July 2006

PayOffshore offers DCC services for Card Present transaction through their range of Point of Sales Terminals.

 

Chip and Pin Terminal June 2006

PayOffshore offers a range of Chip and Pin credit card point of sales Terminals for Channel and UK Merchants.

 

Bespoke Virtual Terminal April 2006

PayOffshore offers a branded VT to their Merchant to process Manual Transaction from any Internet connected PC.

 

Billing and Instalment Services (BIS) March 2006

PayOffshore launch their BIS system offering a cost effective and PCI compliant processing solution.

 

Batch Processing System February 2006

PayOffshore launch their batch processing services for all major UK acquiring banks.

 

PayOffshore Launches ARTS November 2006

PayOffshore launches ARTS (Authorisation and Routing Transaction Server) replacing their existing APACS accredited processing system. The ARTS platform has been accredited by all existing acquiring banks for processing credit and debit card transactions for the Internet, Mail order Telephone order (MoTo) and Interactive Voice Recognition (IVR) environment.

 

Accredited by Euroconex as an ISO – CP – Merchant Services January 2006

PayOffshore becomes accredited by Euroconex as an Independent Sales Organisation offering a range of Merchant Services for Card Present (CP) environment.

 

Accredited by Bank of Ireland May 2005

PayOffshore becomes accredited by Bank of Ireland as an Member Service Provider (MSP).

 

Accredited by Euroconex as an ISO – CNP Merchant Services February 2005

PayOffshore becomes accredited by Euroconex as an Independent Sales Organisation offering a range of Merchant Services for Card Not Present (CNP) environment.

 

Accredited by Alliance and Leicester October 2005

PayOffshore become accredited by Alliance and Leicester as an Member Service Provider (MSP).

 

Accredited by Kreditkort as an MSP June 2004

PayOffshore becomes accredited by Kreditkort to offer Merchant Services.

 

Accredited by Bank of Scotland Merchant Services. March 2004

PayOffshore becomes an accredited Payment Service Provider (PSP) by Bank of Scotland Merchant Services.

 

Accredited by Teller as an MSP November 2004

PayOffshore becomes accredited by Teller AS to offer Merchant Services.

 

Accredited by American Express Merchant Services. November 2003

PayOffshore becomes an accredited Payment Service Provider(PSP) by American Express.

 

Accredited by HSBC for Multi-currency processing October 2003

PayOffshore become an accredited Payment Service Provider (PSP) by HSBC Merchant Services.

 

Accredited by HSBC for sterling processing January 2003

PayOffshore become an accredited Payment Service Provider (PSP) by HSBC Merchant Services.

 

Accredited by NatWest Streamline for Multi-currency June 2002

PayOffshore become an accredited Payment Service Provider (PSP) by NatWest Streamline to offer Multi-currency processing.

 

Accredited by Barclaycard Merchant Serviced for Multi-currency January 2002

PayOffshore become an accredited Payment Service Provider (PSP) by Barclaycard Merchant Services to offer Multi-currency processing.

 

PayOffshore interviewed by Ed Crooks from Financial Times July 2001

PayOffshore interviewed by the Financial Times regarding the potential for Low-tax jurisdictions to take advantage of the internet revolution.

 

PayOffshore launch their online domain name registration system January 2001

PayOffshore launches its own online domain name registration system for top level and country domains.

 

Barclaycard Merchant Services Accredited June 2000

PayOffshore become an accredited Payment Service Provider (PSP) by Barclaycard Merchant Services.

 

NatWest Accredited February 2000

PayOffshore becomes an accredited Payment Service Provider(PSP) by NatWest Streamline, Europe's largest credit card acquirer.

 

First complete offshore internet e-commerce solution provider in Europe December 1999

PayOffshore becomes the first complete offshore e-commerce solutions provider in Europe. The launch follows an intensive period of software development, system testing and development of strategic alliances in the legal, taxation, company administration, communications and website design sectors.