Glossary

Account Number

An identifier used in HTTP requests. Log in to the Back Office to retrieve it (choose Accounts and copy it from the Account column).

Authorization

Also known as pre-authorization. Process where the merchant can send a request to the banking network via Paysafe to verify that the card is valid and that the funds requested can be taken from the card.

Card Holder Data

Cardholder data refers to any information contained on a customer's payment card. The data is printed on either side of the card and is contained in digital format on the magnetic stripe embedded in the backside of the card.

Tokenization

Feature that enables repeat payments without requiring the customer to provide their card details again for subsequent payments.

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