TruAge age verification solution to be rolled out by CDE Services, Inc., expanding convenience store access nationwide

Payment solutions provider CDE to implement TruAge, a proof-of-age solution developed by NACS and Conexxus to prevent the sale of age-restricted products to minors

ATLANTE, August 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — CDE Services, Inc., a provider of payment solutions for processing, point-of-sale payment equipment and support services, will deploy TruAge proof of age solution, the new technology that enhances current age verification systems and protects user privacy, in single and multi-location convenience stores, bodegas, small grocers and other retailers nationwide.

TruAge is an innovative, universally accepted age verification system that more accurately verifies an adult customer’s age when purchasing age-restricted products, while making it difficult for customers to steal their age. ‘identify. Single-use digital tokens are used to share only the most important things to confirm that the buyer is of legal age, which also protects user privacy.

“CDE will provide a streamlined, simple and reliable deployment of the TruAge age verification solution to merchants of all sizes, with a focus on the 27,000 small businesses and retail chains we serve globally. national,” said Joe Cohane, CEO of CDE. “About 60% of convenience stores operating in the United States are single-store operators. With CDE’s implementation of TruAge, these retailers will be able to benefit from the protection and efficiency of the solution, having the flexibility to implement the age verification platform in a full range of point-of-sale environments.”

Developed by NACS, the global trade association representing the retail commodity and fuel industry, and Conexxus, its standards partner, TruAge makes the traditional carding experience more reliable and accurate. The Age Verification program is free to retailers, consumers, and point-of-sale (POS) providers to ensure access and facilitate broad adoption of the program.

For more than 50 years, NACS has led efforts to restrict young people’s access to age-restricted products, from launching training programs and videos to co-founding the We Card program. We Card supports NACS in its efforts to commercialize TruAge. TruAge is supported by over 120 retail companies and six major manufacturers of age-restricted products.

“The convenience retail industry conducts 165 million transactions per day and 50 million of those involve an age-restricted product. It is exciting to announce that TruAge will be implemented in thousands of stores that perform age-limited transactions,” said the CEO of TruAge. Kyle McKeen.

CDE will market and deploy TruAge in convenience stores nationwide, including in its existing network of 27,000 retailers served by goEBT, a nationally trusted payment provider and brand of CDE. For more information about CDE Services, Inc., visit http://www.cdesolutions.com.

To learn more about the TruAge program and participation opportunities, visit convenient.org/TruAge.

About CDE Services, Inc.

CDE Services, Inc. is a provider of payment solutions for payment processing, point-of-sale payment equipment and support services. Using its state-of-the-art P2PE v.2 certified key injection facility with dual and monitored chain of custody processes, CDE offers fully secure POS equipment protected by the latest encryption technology. For more than 30 years, CDE has provided asset management and support services from its headquarters in Marietta, Georgia. goEBT, the processing brand of CDE, is an EBT and credit card payment processor that provides payment solutions to more than 27,000 retailers nationwide, including convenience stores, grocery stores, farmers markets and fast food or quick service restaurants. CDE Services, Inc. is a registered Independent Sales Organization (ISO) of Wells Fargo Bank, NA, Concord, California. goEBT is a trademark of CDE Services, Inc. http://www.cdesolutions.com| https://www.goebt.com/

About TruAge

TruAge, developed by NACS, the global trade association representing the convenience and fuel retail industry, and Conexxus, its standards partner, makes the traditional carding experience more convenient and accurate. TruAge is free to retailers, consumers and point-of-sale providers, and its relevant intellectual property will be placed in the public domain, removing significant barriers to adoption. To learn more about the TruAge program and participation opportunities, visit convenient.org/TruAge.

SOURCE CDE Services, Inc.