Various (security) elements provide appropriate levels of safety and security, facilitate operations and enable faster identification and better analytics. Simplified access to data contributes to more efficient management of data in a variety of loyalty software or CRM systems.
Chip, Barcode, QR code, magnetic stripe, and various security features for protection from counterfeiting can be used. While there is a variety of security features, UV printing is most commonly used, whereby the pre-printed graphic element is only visible under UV light. Also frequently used is hologram (hot stamping foil) which could be found on most credit cards (eg. Visa or Mastercard). Further security features include OVI printing, IR printing, CLI-MLI laser printing and microprint.