Updated: 03/15/2008 CIM PHP Class

The CIM PHP Class allows you to interact with the Authorize.Net Customer Information Manager (CIM), which can be used to store your customers sensitive payment information on secure servers, simplifying payments for returning customers and recurring transactions. It can also help you to comply with the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard, since customer data is no longer stored locally. It is an ideal tool for businesses that need to securely save customer data and provide convenience for their customers. It accesses CIM Web services API servers and can request the execution of several types of operations: - Create, retrieve, update or delete a customer profile - Create, retrieve, update, delete or validate a customer payment profile - Create, retrieve, update or delete a customer shipping address - Create a customer profile transaction