Data security is the highest priority at Vanco. As a Payment Card Industry (PCI) Level 1 Service Provider, Vanco passes rigorous, independent on-site audits and other critical assessments. Vanco has taken the extra step of implementing PCI Level 1 security standards across its entire line of payment solutions.
A: Yes, all account information you enter is secure. No one has access to your data unless authorized by you. We use Vanco Services, LLC – an established and highly-regarded company that processes online contributions for more than 11,000 churches and non-profits.
A: No. You select the dollar amount for your gift. That is the dollar amount that will be recognized as your donation. There are no costs or fees to you. However, the church does pay a nominal fee for electronic checks/ACH and approximately 3% of the amount given when a debit/credit card is used. Therefore, our preferred method is electronic check/ACH.
A: Yes. You can choose how often you would like an automatic donation to be made.
A: Yes, you can select the specific fund in the drop down menu.
A: Yes, we will send you a year-end statement of all online transactions and gifts by check/cash. Once your Realm account is set up, you can access your records at any time.
A: Your bank/credit card statement will show an itemized list of electronic transactions that can be used as proof of your contributions.
A: You can cancel your authorization at any time by accessing your Realm account.