Gala Technology partners with FreedomPay to support Touchless Commerce adoption

Gala Technology, the innovative Yorkshire-based company behind the multi-award winning ‘Cardholder Not Present’ (CNP) payment solution, SOTpay, have announced a partnership with FreedomPay, the global leader in secure commerce technology for lodging, retail, restaurants, stadiums and other hospitality merchants

SOTpay enables cardholders to complete secure remote transactions, whilst remaining in control of their sensitive card information on their personal device. Transactions are fully authenticated and PCI DSS compliant, negating the risk of fraud-related chargebacks and associated costs for the merchant.

FreedomPay deliver a unique client experience that meets the merchant where they are and helps them to where you want to be next. Their Data-Driven Next Level Commerce™ Platform enables end-to-end consumer experiences by delivering dynamic offers, a customized check-out across all channels and analytics through business intelligence.

Following the outbreak of COVID-19, FreedomPay responded with characteristic determination and confidence, delivering uninterrupted platform services and increased customer and partner support. To prepare their partners for the future, FreedomPay also introduced the Touchless Commerce program.

The partnership supports FreedomPay in providing its merchants with the ability to process secure and PCI DSS compliant payment transactions across a number of channels including telephone, webchat, SMS and social media platforms. The new agreement is also timely given the record number of people who continue to work from home in unprecedented situations following the outbreak of the pandemic.

Barry Stearn, Vice-President, Partnerships, FreedomPay stated “FreedomPay are delighted to partner with Gala Technology, bringing together consistently award-winning payment innovation for the benefit of our mutual clients. Both organisations share an ethos that integrations solve for complex payment scenarios, thus improving the consumer journey as a result.”

Gala Technology CEO Jason Mace, commented, “We are thrilled to partner with FreedomPay to help provide their merchants with secure and PCI DSS compliant transactions across multiple channels. Our cloud-based technology does not require any additional hardware or integration, or any amends to existing telephony and network infrastructure, which means that deployment can be swift and incredibly cost effective. It’s perfect for remote working environments.”


About Gala Technology

Gala Technology are the innovative development team behind the multi-award winning, secure and PCI DSS compliant, payment solution, SOTpay. This cloud-based solution enables merchants of all shapes and sizes, process secure digital payments across numerous channels, including telephony, email, SMS, web chat and Social Media platforms. Visit us at:

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About FreedomPay

FreedomPay’s Next Level Commerce™ platform transforms existing payment systems and processes from legacy to leading edge. As the premier choice for many of the largest companies across the globe in retail, hospitality, lodging, gaming, sports and entertainment, foodservice, education, healthcare and financial services, FreedomPay’s technology has been purposely built to deliver rock solid performance in the highly complex environment of global commerce. The company maintains a world-class security environment and was first to earn the coveted validation by the PCI Security Standards Council against Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE/EMV) standard in North America. FreedomPay’s robust solutions across payments, security, identity, and data analytics are available in-store, online and on-mobile and are supported by rapid API adoption. The award winning FreedomPay Commerce Platform operates on a single, unified technology stack across multiple continents allowing enterprises to deliver an innovative Next Level experience on a global scale. mmediately or at their leisure.

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