- WNErikaAsked on November 03, 2016 at 02:30 PM
I need to set up a vendor form where potential vendors will need to provide thier information as well as a completed W9. If they do not have an EIN they may be filling in their Social Security Number. I learned the hard way that I may get blacklisted by Jotform if it thinks I am phishing for personal data.
My question is: can i use the fillable form PDF feature for the W9 or will it get me blacklisted if it sees the term Social Security Number or SSN? Are there any other alternatives?
I know i can provide a link that the users can download the form, print it out, sign it, and then upload it but I would prefer a more "automated" method.
- JotForm SupportdavidAnswered on November 03, 2016 at 03:40 PM
We do allow for collecting social security numbers under certain circumstances. Forms that do collect such information may still set off our phishing detector and forward the form for manual review. I went ahead and whitelisted both of your W-9 forms and those should no longer cause any trouble.