Terminology and Definitions
- Account Owner
An entity who owns a given subscription is considered to be legally responsible for the subscription. All financial transactions for a subscription is associated with the subscriber (in the general case).
- End User
A person/entity who interacts with INFO-Subscription either as a tenant/merchant or as a potential subscriber.
An agreement for an organization to provide/deliver a service or product to a subscriber in a given period of time. A subscription is typically associated with a specific set of rules, called a plan, which describes the particular terms of the subscription. See plan for details.
A set of rules that governs the details of a subscription, such as the duration, continuation, billing and fees.
A legal entity, company or similar who offers one or more products as a subscription.
- Subscriber Account
An account within an organization that belongs to a subscriber
A product is something that is sold/purchased either as a service, benefit or a physical wares that can be subscribed to
- Payment Agreement
An agreement on a means of payment/billing between an organization, a subscriber and optionally a third party that allows the organization to obtain payments from the subscriber.
- Payment Service Provider
From wikipedia : A payment service provider, offers shops online services for accepting electronic payments by a variety of payment methods including credit card, bank-based payments such as direct debit, bank transfer, and real-time bank transfer based on online banking. Typically, they use a software as a service model and form a single payment gateway for their clients (merchants) to multiple payment methods.
- Mastercard Payment Solutions (formerly NETS)
- Vipps Company
A specific PSP - see PSP
Vipps is a Norwegian App for payments managed by mobile phone, either through payment cards or direct bank account transfers behind the scenes.
AvtaleGiro is the direct debit solution in Norway, handling recurring payments with little customer interaction after setup. It is provided by Mastercard Payment Solutions. May be combined with eFaktura.