|Merchant||A company that processes payments through the ICEPAY transaction platform, also called ContractProfile. An ICEPAY client can have several Merchants (websites/webshops).|
|Consumer||The customer of the Merchant. The end-user who makes a payment through the website/webshop of the Merchant. Also referred to as Customer.|
|Redirect||After the consumer has paid on an external site (e.g. bankwebsite) he will be redirected back to your webshop website|
Asynchronous message sent when the payment status changes.
|PaymentMethod||A specific way to pay for a transaction. Examples are: CreditCard, Ideal, Paypal|
|Issuer||A payment method is issued by a specific institution (often a bank). Issuers can be banks that support ideal, mastercard, visa and AmericanExpress for creditcard etc.|
|Acquirer||The acquirer is an institution (often a bank) that handles payments for a specific PaymentMethod. ICEPAY supports several acquirers for some payment methods, either as backup or to allow for different rates.|