Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. In Texas there is no minimum age to form and own a legal entity. Curb Champ is officially registered with the Texas Secretary of State and is owned and operated by a local middle school student.

As a way to grow in life-knowledge and responsibility, Eli’s parents have helped him set up a bank account, and 100% of the money paid to Curb Champ goes directly to Eli, who is planning on using the money he doesn’t save for a summer basketball camp.

Customers will be billed weekly or monthly for the Curbside Magic trash can service, priced at $4 per week, $14 per month, $36 every three months. Alternately, customers can pay for “one off” trash can service by purchasing the “Vacation Magic” option via our services page.

Customers agree to pay the quoted price in full in advance of the scheduled service.

Payment options include Card, Apple Pay, Google Pay, Link, ACH direct debit, and Cash App Pay.

Absolutely. Curb Champ uses Strip for payment processing and record keeping.

How secure is the Stripe payment platform?

When it comes to security, Stripe has implemented several measures to ensure high safety of transactions and protect sensitive customer information. Here are some key aspects that contribute to the security of the Stripe payment platform.

Stripe is PCI-DSS compliant

Stripe is certified as a Level 1 Service Provider, which is the highest level of certification for payment processors. Stripe complies with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS), a set of security standards established by major card brands like Visa, Mastercard, and American Express. This compliance ensures that Stripe maintains a secure environment for handling credit card data.

Stripe uses data encryption

Stripe employs strong encryption methods to safeguard data transmission. All communication between customers, businesses, and Stripe servers is encrypted using industry-standard TLS (Transport Layer Security) encryption. This ensures that sensitive data processed by Stripe, such as credit card details, are securely transmitted over the internet.

Stripe utilizes tokenization

Stripe uses tokenization to enhance security. When a customer makes a payment, their credit card information is replaced with a unique token. This token is used by Stripe for subsequent transactions, eliminating the need to store sensitive card details on the merchant’s servers. As a result, even if a merchant’s systems are compromised, the tokenized data alone is useless to potential attackers.

Stripe employs two-factor authentication (2FA)

Stripe offers the option of enabling two-factor authentication for account access. This adds a high degree of security by requiring users to provide a second form of verification, such as a unique code sent to their mobile device, in addition to their regular login credentials.

Stripe ensures fraud prevention

Stripe’s advanced machine learning algorithms  detect and prevent fraudulent activities. Using these algorithms, Stripe analyzes various data points, such as transaction patterns, IP addresses, and user behavior, to identify suspicious transactions and mitigate potential risks. Additionally, Stripe provides tools and features that allow businesses to implement customized fraud prevention rules and measures.

Stripe performs security audits and monitoring

Stripe performs regular security audits and assessments to identify and address potential vulnerabilities. The company has a dedicated team of security experts who continuously monitor the platform for any suspicious activities or threats. This proactive approach helps ensure the ongoing security of the payment platform.

Stripe follows compliance and regulatory standards

To guarantee your business’ safety, Stripe adheres to various compliance requirements, including GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) in Europe and other applicable data protection laws. By complying with these regulations, Stripe ensures the protection of personal data and privacy for its customers.

  • Ease of Access: Trash and recycle bins should be easily accessible and there should be a clear and safe path to roll them from the house to the curb and back. Bin lids must be able to close and cans should not be over filled. If a bin lid will not shut and is over filled, the bin will be left in place. If bins are behind a fence, the gate must be unlocked. Bins will be placed curbside regardless of fullness.
  • Safety: If bins are behind a fence, they must be placed near the gate, and any pets or animals must be inside your home.

There are no contracts or hidden fees, and customers have the flexibility to cancel or change the service at any time through our easy-to-use online customer account portal.

  • During the school year (excluding breaks), all services will be performed outside of school hours on weekdays, and on weekends.
  • Additional services such as leaf raking, window washing, lite yard work, organization help, watering plants, and small jobs will be quoted on a case-by-case basis. All requests for a quote must be submitted via our online Request A Quote Form. Eli is a bright student, a gifted athlete, and loves time spent with family, which means he will be setting reasonable expectations regarding the amount of projects he agrees to take on.

If a Curbside Magic service day falls on a major holiday, Curb Champ will adhere to the service schedule published by the City of Georgetown.

Eli’s dad just happens to own a web hosting and website development agency, and helped build the website. The process was fun because Eli got to help create the site, and gave lots of input on the look and flow of the content. The site is monitored for security on a daily basis. If you need web hosting services or a professional website for your business, visit Texas Web Team online today.

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