Terms to Know

Gateway

Also called a payment gateway.  A secure portal that enables an electronic POS system to transmit credit card information to a payment processor for authorization and settlement. 

The Apriva Gateway provides APIs, SDKs and web services to securely integrate mobile, web, traditional and unattended POS solutions to more than 30 payment processors.

Gift Card

A general use credit card (that can be used anywhere that accepts credit cards) or private label retail card (that is only redeemable at the store from which it was purchased) that has prepaid value on it and can be given as a gift.