This will sound really official because we know how important it is. Helping Hand Crowd processes donations through WePay, Dwolla. WePay, Dwolla are not affiliates with Helping Hand Crowd. WePay and Dwolla are PCI Level 1 Compliant and they offer best in class security. WePay, based in Palo Alto, Ca processes transactions for over 250,000 merchants. Dwolla is located in Des Moines, Iowa and processes around $1 billion in transactions a year.
Dwolla's servers are encrypted with 128-bit encryption through Secure Sockets Layers (SSL) and/or Transport Layer Security (TLS), and it all sits behind firewall and intrusion protection. They back up everything and have disaster recovery system in place, just in case.
The Dwolla website is tested and certified by the McAfee® SECURE Security Scan, ensuring that no vulnerabilities exist.
Your data resides on a server that is heavily guarded both physically and electronically. They considered many hosting providers and ultimately partnered with a hosting provider that has numerous years of experience in the financial industry and hosts many large financial institutions’ online web portals and web bill pay applications. Dwolla never sell your information to anyone.
WePay is a certified Level 1 PCI Compliant Service Provider (the highest level). They take a variety of safety and security precautions to ensure your personal data and payment data are kept safe at all time. To keep you safe, WePay utilizes a combination of security technology, training and education resources and secure partners to ensure you have bank-level security while using WePay. More information on WePay’s security measures can be found here.