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Data Privacy Day

Data breaches continue to become more commonplace, exposing your personal information and exposing businesses’ valuable data.

Data Privacy Day is an internationally recognized day dedicated to creating awareness about the importance of privacy and protecting personal information. Founded by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), it also works to encourage businesses to be more transparent about how they collect, store and use data.

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January 2020 Newsletter

Client Solutions Group has published its January 2020 newsletter.

Topics include:

  • 2020 Paid Family Leave Changes
  • Internet of Things – Advantage or Disadvantage?
  • Payroll Services to sponsors Orchard Park Festival of the Arts 2020

Click here to read it online.

Square increases fees; alternatives exist for small ticket merchants

Merchants who use Square for credit card processing could benefit from an analysis of their credit card transaction fees.

In September, Square changed their pricing model and for the first time, added a transactional cost. The result was a significant increase on small transactions. Merchants who fall into the category of a small-ticket merchant saw their costs go up as much as 2.5%, or an effective rate over 5% per transaction.

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Shift4 Purchased Merchant Link

Most recently, Shift4 purchased Merchant Link.  Since the Merchant Link buyout, Shift4 has begun an aggressive campaign to convert current Merchant Link clients as they are migrated to a new EMV solution by simultaneously offering their own acquirer/processing services.

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Oct 19 Bullets in the Bathtub: A fully interactive comedic roaring 20s Murder Mystery Dinner

Gangsters are at Cherry’s Speakeasy to talk about the turf war between the Corneolis and the Buttafuccos. Just when things are starting to settle down, in comes  famous Russian mobster Harry Hyde! The local constable, Doyle Lonnegan will solve the crime, but not before things get pretty wild!

You could be one of these notorious henchman or perhaps the one to solve the crime at “Bullets in the “Bathtub: A fully interactive comedic roaring 20s Murder Mystery Dinner” taking place Saturday, October 19, 2019.

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