Are Visa payWave transactions safe and secure?

Yes, they are. The Visa security systems will continue to offer you protection from unauthorised transactions based on secure chip technology, which provides both data protection and transaction security using the latest encryption technology.

In addition, with contactless technology, you retain control of your card during the transaction, which reduces the risk of fraud. You are in control – your contactless card never leaves your hands to make a payment and you can be assured of no accidental payments. Your contactless card must be extremely close to the reader to work.

However, you can turn Visa payWave off at any time using Internet Banking or your Mobile Banking App. It’s simple to do and puts you in control of the way your card works.

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