The Rest API works by sending http calls to specific resources identified by URLs. The HTTP verb (e.g. GET or POST) defines the action on the resource.
|Orders||Create, list and query order details.|
|Order Items||Create and list order items.|
|Payments||Start the Payment for a given Order.|
|Captures||Create and update captures.|
|Shoppers||Create shopper details.|
|Refunds||Refund an already processed payment.|
|Subscriptions||Create and list subscriptions, and start recurring payments|
|Apple Pay||Initialize and authorize Apple Pay payments.|
|Google Pay||Authorize Google Pay payments.|
|Additional payment data||Manage additional payment method specific payment data.|
For credit card payments authentication of the shopper is required. Details about credit card authentication can be found on Card Authentication .
Be aware that the offered services (APIs) cannot be used as an archive, as to protect end-consumer data the data will be removed.
If you need to keep the data for a prolonged period (for example due to taxation laws), then you must do that on your own accord according to the applicable laws.