To connect to WebCollect (GlobalCollect payment platform), you will need to do some basic programming in a language such as Perl, C/C++, Java or VBScript in addition to HTML in order to write CGI scripts that link to GlobalCollect services. Any proficient programmer can connect within a few days.
GlobalCollect API calls are only allowed from authorized IP addresses or from clients authenticated by a certificate. Access to the WebCollect Payment Console (WPC) can be authorized by IP address or by certificate. Transaction data is secured via SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) within the GlobalCollect network and with its Merchants. Consumers' transaction security is also inherently provided by the financial institution that operates the payment method.
GlobalCollect does not provide confirmation to the consumer. As the merchant, you should present the result of the transaction to the consumer.
MerchantLink Pros: Total control over the user interface, no redirects (except ORB), interface is identical to HostedMerchantLink, can be combined with HostedMerchantLink within one account per transaction & Cons: You capture all required data, and PCI compliancy requirements.
HostedMerchantLink Pros: Easy to implement because GlobalCollect captures all required data, reduced PCI compliancy issues, interface is identical to MerchantLink, can be combined with MerchantLink within one account per transaction, & Cons: Redirects to a server outside your control.
When you use the HostedMerchantLink solution, WebCollect collects all sensitive payment data. The GlobalCollect system manages all redirects to and communications with third-party platforms. You only have to focus on initiating requests and interpreting WebCollect responses. The integration is identical for each payment product.
To customize the look and feel of pages that WebCollect hosts, supply
- A link to a style sheet (CSS file), hosted under HTTPS, that will apply to the part of the page that WebCollect controls,
- The HTML header that will appear between the body tag and the part of the page that WebCollect controls, and
- The HTML footer that will appear between the part of the page that WebCollect controls and the closing of the body and html tags.
Yes, we will create a dedicated test account for you. You can test all required payment products and services provided that the third party offers a test environment. An implementation manager will be assigned to your account to guide you throughout the entire integration process.
The real time order status is always returned in GlobalCollect’s response to your payment request. GlobalCollect do offer the possibility to verify the order/payment status at any time via API calls or a graphical interface called the Payment Console.
GlobalCollect provides an extensive error codes guide listing all error codes and their description as well as the recommended action for you to take.
Yes, operational and financial report files can be obtained online and offline on a daily basis. You also have the possibility to customize your online reporting.
GlobalCollect fully supports recurring billing to support your subscription services. You are in full control of the billing frequency as well as the individual payment amount.
GlobalCollect offers divers tailor-made fraud prevention tools and services for Credit Cards, SEPA Direct Debits and alternative payments.
Yes, it is the merchants responsibility to obtain and manage the mandates. According to the SEPA regulations no mandate results in 13 months payment reversal risk in all SEPA countries.