Term Definition
2D Code A 2D Code is a simple code (example 701 323 232) that is presented to you in printed format (till slip or other), displayed on-screen or sent to you electronically by the retailer, merchant or cashier at any point where you need to make payment with your JamJar. A 2D code could also be advertised and you can respond to the 2D code from inside your JamJar e-wallet. It is the quickest, safest and most convenient way to do payments or other money based transactions.
2D Payment When you respond to any 2D code presented to you for payment and you do it out of your JamJar e-wallet using your mobile phone
2D South Africa 2D South Africa (Pty) Ltd which facilitates 2D transactions in South Africa.
Android Device An Android device (smart phone or tablet) is a device that runs the Android operating system. Typical brand names for Android devices are Samsung, Sony, Motorola, LG, Sharp, Phillips, HTC, Lenovo, Huawei, Hisense, Google, Alcatel, Dell, Asus, Acer, Etc. Our Jam Android App is suitable for these devices.
API Application Program Interface – This is a set of routines, protocols, and tools for building software applications. The API specifies how software components should interact. A good API makes it easier to develop a program by providing all the building blocks. A programmer then puts the blocks together.
Jammy-back transaction A Jammy-back transaction is where a Jammer exchanges (sells back) his/her Jammy for cash at a participating retail store or Jam agent using the “Withdraw” transaction in the transaction menu. A Jammy-back is an agreement concluded between a Jammer and a Retail Store or Jam agent in terms of which the Jammer exchanges Jammys for cash from his her JamJar. Upon conclusion of this transaction, funds flow from the Jammer’s JamJar to the retail store or Jam agent’s JamJar.
Simple USSD JamJar access *120*1744*371# refers to the series of characters and numbers that must be dialed by the Jammer in order to access the JamJar via USSD on a “not so smart phone” or if the Jammer is out of mobile data.
EFT Electronic Funds Transfer
FICA Financial Intelligence Centre Act
ICASA Independent Communications Authority of South Africa
JamJar The JamJar is a pre-funded e-Wallet (electronic store of value), accessible to a person or entity with a valid South African mobile phone number, and can be accessed via the Jam mobile phone channels being the Jam Android App, Jam Mobi Website, Jam USSD dial string.
JamJar PIN Refers to the 4-digit PIN (personal identification number) that a Jammer can select and use to secure access to the JamJar.
Jammer A Jammer is a person who has enrolled for a JamJar and uses the JamJar to shop at retail stores, buy pre-paid services and perform other transactions available on the JamJar.
Jammy When funds are received into the JamJar, the South African Rands are converted to Jam Currency called “Jammys”. R1 = J1 or 1 Jammy. With the JamJar now prefunded, users can go about transacting.
Mobi Web Site A Mobi Web site is just a regular Web site accessible from Internet browsers on any device, including desktop computers. Jam has a registered Mobi domain name, a site which meets specific requirements that make it easy to view and use from mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets
Non-Android Device A non-Android device (smart phone or tablet) is a device that runs an operating system other than Android. Typical brand names are Apple, Nokia, Blackberry, etc. Our Jam Mobi Website is suitable for these devices.
OTP One Time PIN
POS Point of Sale
Recipient This is the recipient of funds for a Send Value transaction.
Sender This is the sender of Value for a Send Value transaction.
SIM Swap Refers to the replacement of a lost, stolen or damaged SIM card with a new one.
Temporary OTP Refers to the 4-digit One Time PIN (system generated)
VOIP Means Voice over IP and is a methodology and group of technologies for the delivery of voice communications and multimedia sessions over Internet Protocol (IP) networks, such as the Internet.
Wi-Fi A facility allowing computers, smartphones, or other devices to connect to the Internet or communicate with one another wirelessly within a particular area.