Rapid technological advances have revolutionized the way we handle our finances and navigate our daily lives. As consumers increasingly demand secure and seamless online experiences, Visa is committed to developing the next generation of payment solutions protected by world-class security measures.
Click to Pay: The Convenient and Secure Solution
One of Visa’s innovative solutions in the payment space is Click to Pay. This solution aims to bring the convenience of contactless payments to the online realm. By eliminating the need to repeatedly enter card details, Click to Pay simplifies the checkout process and enhances security measures through tokenization.
Tokenization, pioneered by Visa, replaces sensitive payment data with an encrypted token during its journey from the merchant to the consumer’s bank. This ensures a higher level of security for digital payments, as tokens cannot be used by fraudsters if stolen. In fact, enabling tokens can reduce the risk of fraud by up to 50 percent (1).
The Benefits for Businesses and Merchants
Click to Pay offers businesses the opportunity to provide their customers with a more secure and streamlined payment experience without requiring a significant upfront investment. The adoption of contactless payments has already demonstrated the potential for growth, with four out of five payments made in European stores now being contactless (2). By embracing a variety of payment options, businesses of all sizes can remain competitive in the expanding online marketplace.
Click to Pay is not limited to large enterprises; even small and medium-sized businesses can leverage this solution to meet the evolving needs of their customers. A partnership with Lloyds Bank, for example, empowered their customers with a secure and frictionless checkout experience, resulting in reduced friction and increased sales conversion rates. Visa’s survey of small and medium-sized businesses revealed that 45 percent reported an average of a 12 percent increase in sales after adopting digital payment options. Furthermore, 57 percent of surveyed businesses observed increased customer spending when cards were accepted (3).
The Future of Seamless Payments
As eCommerce usage surges and becomes equal to face-to-face spending across Europe (4), Visa remains dedicated to providing innovative digital solutions that cater to the evolving needs of consumers and businesses. Technologies such as Click to Pay will continue to integrate, adapt, and personalize, transforming the way we conduct financial transactions. With these advancements, financial transactions will become even more seamless and personalized for consumers.
Overall, Visa’s commitment to developing secure and efficient payment solutions ensures that consumers can enjoy hassle-free online experiences while businesses can cater to their evolving customer needs.