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What is MasterCard® SecureCode™?

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I. General Questions

What is the MasterCard SecureCode service (also known as 3D Secure service)?
MasterCard Secure Code is a service offered by ICICI Bank in partnership with MasterCard. This service provides a way to PIN-protect your card usage on the Internet.

Simply register your card and choose a 3D Secure PIN. This 3D Secure PIN will be required whenever you use your card to make Internet purchases from participating merchants. The requirement of your 3D Secure PIN prevents unauthorized usage of your card on the Internet, giving you more confidence about making secure purchases online.

Will I need to apply for a new ICICI Bank Card to use MasterCard SecureCode?
No. MasterCard SecureCode is designed to protect the ICICI Bank Card that you already have.

How much does MasterCard SecureCode cost?
MasterCard SecureCode is free to ICICI Bank Cardholders.

How do I know that my information will be kept private?
ICICI Bank recognizes our obligation to keep information…

what is cvv number

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The CVV Number ("Card Verification Value") on your credit card or debit card is a 3 digit number on VISA®, MasterCard® and Discover® branded credit and debit cards. On your American Express® branded credit or debit card it is a 4 digit numeric code.

Your CVV number can be located by looking on your credit or debit card, as illustrated in the image below:

Providing your CVV number to an online merchant proves that you actually have the physical credit or debit card - and helps to keep you safe while reducing fraud.

CVV numbers are NOT your card's secret PIN (Personal Identification Number).
You should never enter your PIN number when asked to provide your CVV. (PIN numbers allow you to use your credit or debit card at an ATM or when making an in-person purchase with your debit card or a cash advance with any credit card.)

CVV numbers are also known as CSC numbers ("Card Security Code"), as well as CVV2 numbers, which are the same as CVV numbers, except tha…

global vcard

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Choose the amount Enter the dollar amount for your globalVCard Single or multi-use Choose the number of allowed transactions
Where? You're in control, you can decide where your globalVCard can be spent. Who? With Advanced Options, you can set the Name of the card holder, the Expiration date, Invoice # (optional), PO# (optional) and Notes (optional).


globalVCard is Ready! In the amount YOU set, able to be spent where YOU decide and by WHO.



Send Your globalVCard Pay over the phone, online, or even email your unique MasterCard number to vendors, employees, or whomever.



MasterCard Currency Conversion Tool

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MasterCard Currency Conversion Tool MasterCard's Currency Conversion Tool was created to assist customers in Europe to comply with the provision contained in the Payment Services Directive (PSD) that requires transparency of exchange rate information. Specific reference is made to the transparency requirements imposed by Title III of the PSD that apply to payment services made in Euro or any of the official EEA currencies. In addition to providing customers with calculated cross-rates for all EEA currencies, MasterCard has extended the range of currencies to assist customers and their cardholders globally.
Disclosure:
MasterCard uses multiple market sources (such as Bloomberg, Reuters, Central Banks and others) to develop exchange rates. These rates generally reflect either wholesale market rates or government mandated rates that are collected during the daily rate setting process. The displayed rates are derived from the buy and sell rates included in the MasterCar…