Berkeley is proud to work with world-class partners and service providers who help us ensure the highest standard of quality and security for all our payments programs.
Scotiabank is a leading multinational financial services provider and Canada’s most international bank.
Since welcoming their first customers in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in 1832, Scotiabank has continued to expand its global reach. Today, through a team of more than 82,000 employees, Scotiabank and its affiliates offer a broad range of products and services, including personal, commercial, corporate and investment banking, to over 19 million customers in more than 55 countries around the world. For more information, please visit www.scotiabank.com.
MasterCard Worldwide is a technology company and payments industry leader. For more than four decades, MasterCard has been a driving force at the heart of commerce, making the global economy safer, more efficient, more inclusive and more transparent for all. Consumers, merchants, business partners and governments in markets around the world have reaped the benefits of our innovative products and solutions which, simply put, are designed to make life easier.
Through the company’s roles as a franchisor, processor and advisor, MasterCard develops and markets secure, convenient and rewarding payment solutions, seamlessly processes more than 16 billion payments each year, and provides industry-leading analysis and consulting services that drive business growth for its banking customers and merchants.
With more than one billion cards issued through its family of brands, including MasterCard®, Maestro® and Cirrus®, MasterCard serves consumers and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories, and is a partner to 25,000 of the world’s leading financial institutions. No payment card is more widely accepted than MasterCard, which is accepted at more than 30 million acceptance locations worldwide. For more information go to www.mastercard.ca.
Visa is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, banks and governments in more than 200 countries and territories, enabling them to use electronic payments instead of cash and checks.
Visa has built one of the world’s most advanced processing networks. It’s capable of handling more than 20,000 transactions per second, with reliability, convenience and security, including fraud protection for consumers and guaranteed payment for merchants.
Visa does not issue cards, extend credit or set rates and fees for consumers. Visa’s innovations, however, enable its bank customers to offer consumers more choices: Pay now with debit, ahead of time with prepaid or later with credit products.
Governments around the world have switched to electronic payments instead of checks for benefits payments and purchasing in order to increase efficiency and lower costs, saving taxpayers money.
Visa is giving more people in more places access to electronic payments. From the world’s major cities to remote areas without banks, people are increasingly relying on electronic payments along with mobile technology to use their money any time, make purchases online, transfer funds across borders and access basic financial services. All of which makes their lives easier and grows economies. For more information please visit www.visa.ca.