Does the level of security of "minttoreport.com" carry the same level or greater security as "mint.com"?

I really need flexibility regarding reports.  A Mint.com employee wrote back to a question I had regarding all the limitations Mint has around not having the ability to print a variety of reports.  It was suggested by Mint that I use "minttoreport.com" however, I really need to understand what level of security minttoreport has to offer.  I'm making an assumption that since I was directed by a Mint employee to use the minttoreport tool that it has or matches the security level of "mint.com".  Is this true?

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MintToReport is outside software that will convert your exported Mint .csv transaction file and allow for customizable useable saveable reports.  

There is no security risk because MintToReport resides on your PC or Mac.  You create the .csv file in Mint, you save it locally on your PC or Mac, you load MintToReport and import the data locally into MTR.

Your data does NOT reside on the Cloud in MTR.  Of course, every time you update your Mint data, you will need to export your .csv transaction file once again as MTR does not automatically import for you.

MintToReport just released its version 3 and is now available in a Windows 32, Windows 64 and finally a Mac version.  It is $29 for a one year one PC license.  There is a free trial version that allows you to download and select reports without restrictions except that you are unable to print the reports and the viewed reports are watermarked.

I've been using this for about a week now and it's an excellent product and great addition for what's lacking in Mint.  Download the free trial and test it out for yourself.  

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