Cascade Fellowship's Online Giving is processed through Elexio's Financial Processing Services (FPS)
Where is sensitive information stored and who has access to it?
Elexio has kept sensitive information securely on its servers for over a decade. Sensitive information, like credit numbers, is never displayed in the software to anyone after it is initially entered. Even the person who originally entered it can't retrieve it. Further, Elexio's staff cannot access this sensitive data, except for a handful of highly trusted developers who built and maintain the system.
What kind of experience does Elexio have with online giving? Elexio has been handling sensitive information securely with ministries for over 30 years. Through FPS, Elexio is a Merchant Account Provider under Vantiv, another organization with solid industry experience. Elexio has processed hundreds of millions of dollars over the last decade with no security breaches or failures. They undergo extensive yearly audits to ensure information security.
Elexio is a PCI (Payment Card Industry) compliant Merchant provider. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a proprietary information security standard for organizations that handle branded credit cards from the major card schemes including Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and JCB.