Affiliate: A publisher/webmaster in a marketing relationship with a merchant.
B2B: (Business to Business) The exchange of goods and services between businesses.
B2C: (Business to Consumer) The exchange of goods and services from business to end user.
Certificate Authority: A third party that issues security credentials to companies or individuals. Verification of information is required before issuance of a digital certificate.
Commerce Server: Software that helps online stores function. From inventory management to the checkout processes.
CRM: (Customer Relationship Management) The coordinated management of marketing, sales and
Digital Wallet: Encrypted software that provides a customer's payment information.
eCheck: (Electronic Check) A secure electronic payment from a bank account facilitated by a third party.
Encryption: The process of transforming information into an unreadable format except to those with a key.
Etailing: (Electronic Retailing) The selling of retail products on the internet.
Merchant Account: Third party payment processing that allows a business to accept credit cards.
Secure Servers: Servers that use encryption to prevent unwanted interception.
Shopping Cart: Software that keeps track of the buyers choices until they are ready to checkout.