Last Updated: Jun 26 2018
We respect children’s privacy. We do not knowingly or intentionally collect personal information from children under age 13. Elsewhere on the Site, you have represented and warranted that you are either 18 years of age or using the Site with the supervision of a parent or guardian. If you are under the age of 13, please do not submit any personal information to us, and rely on a parent or guardian to assist you.
We collect information from you in several different ways on this Site.
Registration and Payment Processing
Before using certain portions of this Site or processing payments or donations, you may be required to complete an online form. On this form, you may be asked to provide to us certain personal information, including but not limited to your name, shipping and billing address(es), phone number, email address, gender, and credit card number. In addition, We may also ask you for your country of residence and/or your organization’s country of operation, so we can comply with applicable laws and regulations. These kinds of personal information are used for billing purposes, to fulfill orders, to communicate with you, and for internal marketing purposes. If we encounter a problem when processing your information, your personal information may be used to contact you.
Information We Collect Automatically
We may also automatically collect information about you when you access or use the Site or transact business with Us, including:
- Transaction Information: When you make a donation or purchase, we collect information about the transaction, such as transaction or order details, dollar amounts, and the date and location of the transaction.
- Log Information: We obtain information about your use of our websites, including the type of browser you use, access times, pages viewed, your IP address and the page you visited before navigating to this site.
- Device Information: We collect information about the computer or mobile device you use to access our site, such as the hardware model, operating system and version, unique device identifiers, mobile network information, and browsing behavior.
- Location Information: We may collect information about the precise location of your device when you consent to the collection of this information. We may also collect information about your approximate location each time you access this Site.
Information We Collect from Other Sources
We may also receive information about you from other sources and combine or link that with information We have about you. For example, We may collect demographic and change-of-address information from third party sources and information from third party social media platforms (such as Facebook) if you log into this Site using your social media account credentials or if you make certain content and information publicly available, such as photos, videos, and profile information.
Information Use and Disclosure
We use your personal information to process your transactions and provide you with customer service. We may internally use your personal information to improve this Site’s content and layout, to improve outreach and for our own marketing efforts, and to determine general demographic and user information about visitors to this Site.
Communications with You
We will use your personal information to communicate with you about this site and your transactions, or to respond to any correspondence you send to us through the website. Also, we may send you a confirmation email when you fill out a form or process a transaction. We may send you a service-related announcements on the occasions when it is necessary (for example, if we must temporarily suspend our service for maintenance.) Also, you may submit your email address for reasons such as to register for any Church Link Network related event or correspondence. If you submit your email address, or phone number, we use it to deliver information to you. We always permit you to unsubscribe or opt out of future communications from Church Link Network. Because we have to communicate with you about transactions that you choose to place, you cannot opt out of receiving emails related to your donations or registrations.
Except as otherwise set forth below, We do not sell, rent, trade, license or otherwise disclose your specific personal information or financial information to anyone outside of Church Link Network.
We may disclose information to third parties that perform specific functions on our behalf. However, We will only disclose the information that is necessary for them to perform their service.
We must provide your credit card number to financial-services corporations such as credit-card processors and issuers as is required to process your orders. We use industry standard security measures, including data encryption, when providing your credit card number to our financial service providers and/or credit card processors.
We may disclose personal information or financial information in response to requests from law enforcement officials conducting investigations; subpoenas; a court order; or if we are otherwise required to disclose such information by law. We also will release personal information where disclosure is necessary to protect our legal rights, enforce our policies or agreements set forth on our website, or to protect ourselves or others. For example, We may share information to reduce the risk of fraud or if someone uses or attempts to use this Site for illegal reasons or to commit fraud.
We may share non-personal information (such as the number of daily visitors to a particular web page, or the amount of donations or registrations with third parties such as advertising partners. This information does not directly personally identify you or any user.
We take reasonable measures, including administrative, technical, and physical safeguards, to protect information about you from loss, theft, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.
Upon your request, We will (a) correct or update your personal information; (b) stop sending emails to your email address; and/or (c) disable your account to prevent any future purchases through that account. You can make these requests by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please do not email your credit-card number or other sensitive information.
Offline Collection Use and Disclosure
We also may collect information offline. We will treat any information collected offline in a manner that is consistent with this Policy. One example involves someone calling Us to process a transaction or to ask questions. When someone calls, we will ask only for the personal information we need in order to process the transaction or to answer the question. When we need to store information (such as transaction information), we will enter it into our database.
Updates to this Policy