Payment Security

The payment information that you provide is secure. Since 2000, Blackbaud has processed credit card payments for philanthropic organizations around the world and we adhere to the stringent Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA DSS) by:

  • Encrypting and tokenizing all card information
  • Preventing clients from accessing your card data

Blackbaud has also implemented additional payment security measures — such as fraud mitigation tools — that ensure your credit card information is, and remains, safe:

To view Blackbaud’s Safe Harbor/Privacy Shield Certification Notice, click here.

The EU Court of Justice recently ruled that Privacy Shield is not a valid mechanism for EU data controllers to send personal data to the US. However, the EU’s Standard Contract Clauses (“SCCs”) are still an acceptable safeguards that a company can use to comply. You can read the ICO’s instructions here.