Established in 1993, Merchant Link is a network-gateway company. Its payments gateway provides security and support for all card payment functions through a single interface to all the parties involved in payment processing. The company maintains partnerships with processors, banks and card associations to ensure integrated and streamlined support for its clients. Merchant Link allows restaurants, hotels and retailers to manage credit card transactions while keeping customer data safe. Its has partnerships with American Express, Chase, Paymentech, Comdata, Fifth Third Bank, RBS Lynk, Mercury Payment Systems and Nova Information Systems. Merchant Link is located in Silver Spring, Md.