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    How Are Forms Transmitted?

    Asked by enelani on February 27, 2015 at 03:08 AM

    When a viewer completes and submits a form I have created for my website using Jotform, for security reasons I would like it to be directly emailed to my email address on my own server without it going through a third party's server. Is it possible to create the code on Jotform to do this?

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Welvin on February 27, 2015 at 07:33 AM


    All data submitted in the form are always stored to our servers, nothing else. You can receive it by email by creating a notification email to your form. Here's how to add one: http://www.jotform.com/help/25-Setting-Up-Email-Notifications

    If you don't want to store data to our servers, you can use our Auto Delete App: http://apps.jotform.com/app/auto_delete_submissions. This app will automatically delete the submission as soon as our server receives it. Just a caution, configuring this means a final and unrecoverable so make sure that your servers are set to accept emails from our servers. You can make it sure by adding us to your server whitelist: http://www.jotform.com/help/145-Whitelisting-JotMails-IP-Addresses.

    Thank you and let us know if you have any further questions.