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Paygate interface

Definitions

Data formats

Format

Description

a

alphabetical

as

alphabetical with special characters

n

numeric

an

alphanumeric

ans

alphanumeric with special characters

ns

numeric with special characters

bool

boolean expression (true or false)

3

fixed length with 3 digits/characters

..3

variable length with maximum 3 digits/characters

enum

enumeration of allowed values

dttm

ISODateTime (YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ss)


Abbreviations

Abbreviation

Description

Comment

CND

condition


M

mandatory

If a parameter is mandatory, then it must be present

O

optional

If a parameter is optional, then it can be present, but it is not required

C

conditional

If a parameter is conditional, then there is a conditional rule which specifies whether it is mandatory or optional


Notice: Please note that the names of parameters can be returned in upper or lower case.


Deleting person-related data

Deleting person-related data according to GDPR

According to the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in force as of May 2018 Computop is obligated to provide an interface for merchants where they can delete person-related data on demand of end customers. By calling the API interface privacy.aspx all data existing and relevant for reasons of data protection data can be deleted.

Deleting of person-related data based on PayID is possible via a Server-to-Server connection. In order to delete person-related data of a transaction, please use the following URL:


Notice: For security reasons, Paygate rejects all payment requests with formatting errors. Therefore, please use the correct data type for each parameter.

The following table describes the encrypted payment request parameters:

Parameter

Format

CND

Description

MerchantID

ans..30

M

MerchantID, assigned by Computop. Additionally this parameter has to be passed in plain language too.

PayID

an32

M

ID for identifying a transaction given by Paygate

EventToken

a6

M

EventToken for deleting with the value „DELETE“

MAC

an64

M

Hash Message Authentication Code (HMAC) with SHA-256 algorithm

Parameters for deleting person-related data via socket connections


The following table describes the Paygate response parameters:

Parameter

Format

CND

Description

MID

ans..30

M

MerchantID, assigned by Computop

PayID

an32

M

ID for identifying a transaction given by Paygate

Status

a..50

M

OK or FAILED

Description

ans..1024

M

Further details in the event that payment is rejected. Please do not use the Description but the Code parameter for the transaction status analysis!

Code

n8

M

Error code according to Paygate Response Codes (A4 Error codes)

Response parameters for deleting person-related data via socket connections