MemberGate sites use a Token payment system to protect member card information - at Authorize.net it's called Authorize CIM (Customer Information Manager)
Membership subscriptions and shopping cart payments are processed through your MemberGate site using a Token system provided by your payment gateway.
This allows sites to use the highest level of data security when it comes to credit card information because card details are not stored anywhere on your site
The use of a token system reduces the risk to you, to your members and to your business as the credit card information is secured by your payment gateway
It also essential to pass the PCI testing.
Please visit authorize.net for more information about their token payment gateway system and to sign up for an account. Be sure to enable the token gateway as part of your plan.
Existing Authorize.net Users
Please visit authorize.net for more information about their token payment gateway system.
If you are already using Authorize.net as a payment gateway, it will be necessary to update your account so you use their Payment Token System. You can find it by logging into your Authorize.net control panel then look under "Merchant Profile".
1. Once CIM is enabled, from your MemberGate control panel under 'Master Settings' choose 'Payment Gateway'
2. From the 'Payment Gateway' field choose 'Authorize.net CIM' from the
As members in recurring plans automatically renew their subscription, their information will be updated from being stored on your site to be stored in the payment gateway's token system.
Other Payment Gateways with Token Systems
Before switching to a token gateway, we advise to thoroughly check between your choices as once the token system is in place, card data is stored by the Gateway. Should you choose at a later date to switch to another token gateway, all of your subscribers would have to re-start their membership, entering in their credit card details to manually renew their accounts to save the card data at the new Gateway