Should you decide to make a donation, you will be asked to provide your name, contact information and credit card billing information. All of this information is encrypted using SSL, an industry standard secure technology. This encryption is designed to prevent the theft or interception of the information you provide. SSL encryption is indicated on your web browser by the display of a lock or key on the browser status bar.
Blackbaud provides the technology to ensure that your donation to LFS is successful. Blackbaud does not sell, trade, rent or share your information with any entity other than LFS.
LFS does not sell, trade, rent or share your information with any entity.
In addition to utilizing SSL encryption for all transactions, Blackbaud stores encrypted credit card numbers and passwords, as well as other donor information, on servers that are kept in a physically secure environment with strict policies that minimize staff access to the information contained therein. The security code on your card is only used for credit card processing and is not stored on Blackbaud’s servers.
LFS also contracts with Blackbaud to provide hosting services for our donor database. The Blackbaud data server provides data protection meeting PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard), encrypted communication via SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) technology, intrusion detection for all devices and network nodes, and state-of-the-art firewall infrastructure that detects malicious application attacks.