should i use a secure form?

hello, i am collecting some data: name, email, address.

do you think i should put the cm form on a secure page https??

i'm new at this so i'm not sure if its standard practice to do this for just name, email, address.

thanks for any advice?

Dave Dave, 9 years ago

Unless this is super sensitive data, I don't see any reason to use SSL for your subscribe forms. Also, because you're transferring data from an SSL based to a non-SSL based connection, your subscriber will more than likely see a security alert in their browser.

I can confirm almost none of our customers use the SSL approach and simple post the form on a standard page on their site.

vince, 9 years ago

Interesting - what about the login form?
Thinking about password security.

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