Credit card numbers on receipts

Canadian credit card providers require that merchants print only the last four digits of credit card numbers on receipts. Many merchants aren’t compliant, so keep an eye out. [via Rob]

One response to “Credit card numbers on receipts”

  1. It’s a requirement of Mastercard and Visa worldwide as well. They started demanding that merchants comply in 2003.

    It’s also illegal in the USA, as per the U.S. Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003, which went into effect in December 2006.