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    what is the diff between a "secure" form and an "encripted" form

    Asked by Melanieszucs on July 23, 2015 at 04:24 PM

    we are collecting Social Security # and payment information (bank account #)

    i sent it as a secure form (by clicking the little check box by the "code" box

    does that mean encrypted??

    Page URL:
    https://secure.jotform.us/form/51907033783154

    and a check bank account information
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by BDAVID on July 23, 2015 at 07:10 PM

    Secure or SSL Forms are for secure communications between the client (i.e the end user of your form) & Jotforms' servers. These communications are encrypted to prevent snooping by a 3rd party, and are useful if any of your forms contain sensitive information such as credit card or payment details or any other data of a personal nature.

    An Encrypted Form is one where the user’s responses are transferred and stored in an encrypted format. They are encrypted in the browser of the person filling out the form, and can’t be seen by anyone else at any time. This added level of security is of most interest to users handling the most sensitive data with extra privacy needs.