Account Updater Service
Account Updater is a service which ensures automatic update of expiration date changes, account number changes, account closures, brand migrations between Visa and MasterCard, and more. All accounts are extracted for updates on request from merchants. It reduces the risk of losing revenue by ensuring that the card data on file is the most up to date and accurate.
- Reduce excessive authorization declines and retain more revenue.
- Reduce costs of manually updating payment data.
- Reduce unnecessary customer interaction and risk of service cancellation.
- Minimize staff contact with payment data.
Platform provided by Base Commerce :
Base Commerce aims at providing Account Updater Service to their merchants.This product ensures that our recurring billing merchants have their card holder data updated for uninterrupted payments service. Below are the key steps how it is operated :
Enabling a merchant for Account Updater Service.
|In order to use the Account Updater Service, the setting must be enabled on the merchant account by the Base Commerce customer service team.|
Check for status :
|4||Sending Push Notification.||Once the updated file is handled and parsed, a push notification is sent to the merchant/partner informing about the update|
|getBankCardUpdate()||BankCardUpdate||The Bank Card Update is returned.|
|JSONObject||The JSON representation of the BankCardUpdate object.|
|getMessages()||ArrayList<String>||Returns the array of error messages the Bank Card has.|
Base Commerce's Account Updater platform provides the capability of delivering push notification for requests that are fired. If the account is already updated, the status FULFILLED is instantly returned. However, for the update of every PENDING request, a push message is generated if the message url is enabled.
How to setup a Push Notification for a Bank Card Update
1. Enable Push notification URL
Log into your Merchant account portal and enter the Push notification URL where you want to receive push notifications. This is done in the Settings page.
2. Write software to handle push messages at the URL provided.
For push notification on Bank Card Update the type will be set as PushNotification.XS_PN_TYPE_BANK_CARD_UPDATE. The json string is composed of :
More information on Push Notifications can be found in the Push Notifications area of our documentation.