Optimal Payments, a UK-based company with three Canadian locations, is pleased to announce that Hockey Canada has selected the NETBANX service to provide online payment processing for its Hockey Canada online registry system (HCR), which manages registrations for more than 565,000 players and 180,000 registered participants in thousands of associations governed by its thirteen member branches:
- British Columbia Amateur Hockey Association
- Hockey Alberta
- Saskatchewan Hockey Association
- Hockey Manitoba
- Hockey Northwestern Ontario
- Hockey North
- Ontario Hockey Federation
- Ottawa District Hockey Association
- Hockey Québec
- Hockey Nova Scotia
- Hockey New Brunswick
- Hockey PEI
- Hockey Newfoundland and Labrador
Integrated directly into the HCR system, the NETBANX solution provides an easy-to-use, convenient way for association members to pay registration fees using Visa, MasterCard, INTERAC Online and direct bank debits. Members can make one-time payments or choose to pay in convenient instalments. Once activated, the NETBANX service can also be used by the associations to process online payments for other services such as tournaments, clinic registrations, merchandise sales and fundraising activities.
Hockey Canada chose to partner with Optimal Payments and its NETBANX solution based on their long standing reputation in the Canadian market for delivering secure, online payment solutions.
“We are pleased to be able to offer convenient online payment options to players and participants while significantly reducing the workload of processing paper based registrations for associations,” said Danny Chazonoff, Chief Operating Officer of Optimal Payments.
Today the NETBANX gateway is trusted by Internet 500 companies and respected brands around the globe to provide secure online processing of credit cards, debit cards, direct debit, online banking and e-wallet payments as well as a multitude of alternative payment options that are preferred in international markets. Online merchants also know they can count on NETBANX’s proprietary “risk rules engine” and customizable fraud screening tools to minimize their fraud losses and liability, and its support of tokenization to reduce their PCI-DSS exposure.