Network and Application Security

Data Hosting and Storage

  • Love to Ride services and data are hosted in Amazon Web Services (AWS) facilities.
  • Virtual Private Cloud
  • All of our servers are within our own virtual private cloud (VPC) with network access control lists (ACLs) that prevent unauthorized requests getting to our internal network.

Back Ups and Monitoring

  • Love to Ride uses RDS backups archived in S3 for datastores that contain customer data.
  • On an application level, we produce logs for all activity and use AWS CloudWatch for analysis purposes.
  • 24/7 monitoring of all server systems


  • Love to Ride is served 100% over https.
  • All connections to the Love to Ride platform are secured via TLS
  • 2-factor authentication (2FA) and strong password policies on GitHub, Google, and AWS to ensure access to cloud services are protected.


  • All data sent to or from Love to Ride is encrypted in transit using 256 bit encryption.
  • Passwords are stored using a PBKDF function (bcrypt).

Pentests, Vulnerability Scanning

  • Love to Ride uses third party security tools to continuously scan for vulnerabilities.
  • We engage third-party security experts to perform detailed penetration tests on the Love to Ride application and infrastructure.

Additional Security features

  • Training - All employees complete Security and Awareness training annually.
  • Policies - Love to Ride has a comprehensive set of security policies covering a range of topics. These policies are updated frequently and shared with all employees.
  • Confidentiality - All employee contracts include a confidentiality agreement.
  • PCI Obligations - All payments made to Love to Ride go through our partner, Stripe. Details about their security setup and PCI compliance can be found at Stripe’s security page.

Aotearoa Bike Challenge 2021
Bay of Plenty

  • 203 Workplaces
  • 2,604 Participants
  • 562 New riders
  • 410,729 Km
  • 27,726 Trips
  • 19,952 kg CO2

Aotearoa Bike Challenge 2021

  • 2,402 Workplaces
  • 24,687 Participants
  • 4,327 New riders
  • 4,401,147 Km
  • 290,487 Trips
  • 251,345 kg CO2

Bay of Plenty All time stats

  • 463 Workplaces
  • 7,609 People
  • 2,323 New riders
  • 4,781,948 Kilometers
  • 278,261 Rides
  • 192,297 kg CO2
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