Abstract: A system and method for securely transmitting information over a communications network comprises receiving a message notification that a recipient has a message on a recipient's client device from a processor based server upon receipt of the message from a sender's client device. The message from the sender's client device is stored in a storage device by the server. The recipient accesses the server to view the message using the recipient's client device. The message is rendered and displayed on the screen by the recipient's client device in accordance with a display method selected by the sender of the message to present only a portion of the message at any given time to the recipient. The prevents the message from being recorded or captured.