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    I have provided my clients with a payment authorization form but the credit card has been blocked out for my viewing....

    Asked by TheKidzLounge on November 29, 2016 at 12:39 PM
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by BJoanna on November 29, 2016 at 01:55 PM

    Collecting of credit card on plain text fields is against Jotform Terms of use.

    Phishing - You agree that Company may terminate your JotForm Service immediately if a form is created or JotForm is found to be used to: Obtain credit cards sensitive information, get social security numbers, show content with child pornography. Or if a form was made to steal user login credentials. All these activities are considered as Phishing and any account along with the guilty forms will be suspended immediately.

    Because of that we have scanned all of our database and replaced part of the CC numbers with # hash symbols. From now on data in credit card fields will be replaced with # hash symbols. 

    Card number, expiration date, security codes and card holder name are considered critical information and cannot be collected on plain text fields. The only services allowed to collect such data are those that are DSS/PCI certified.

    I have removed credit card fields from your form. 

    Inside of this articles you can find out more about payment tools and how to set payment form:

    http://www.jotform.com/help/47-Order-Form-Basics 

    http://apps.jotform.com/category/payment_processing 

    http://www.jotform.com/help/165-Setting-Up-Your-First-Order-Form 

    If you want to charge your users manually at later date, I would suggest you to use on of payment tools that has built in credit card fields like PayPal Pro, Stripe, Authorize.net, Dwolla.

    How to Enable Payment Authorization

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