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Last Updated: 01/03/2024
1. What information does the Church collect through the Website?
2. How Does The Church Utilize Personal Information?
3. How does the Church Use Anonymous Information and Analytics Information collected through its analytics professionals?
4. How else is information collected about Users?
5. How can a User update his Personal Information?
6. Does the Church Share or disclose Users’ Personal Information?
7. Does the Church Share or disclose Users’ Anonymous or Analytic Information?
8. What security measures does the Church use to protect Users’ information?
9. Who do I contact for additional information?
10. What if I am upset about the Church’s data collection practices or believe the Church is not complying with this Privacy Policy?
The Church (as defined below) is committed to protecting the privacy of its Users (as defined below). The term “Church” shall refer collectively to World Mission Society Church of God. The terms “you” and/or “User” shall refer to the customer, user and/or viewer visiting the “Website”. This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) outlines the information collected by the Church from its Users through the Website and how that information is used.
By clicking “I Agree,” to the Privacy Policy, you agree and expressly consent to the data collection and sharing practices of the Church as described in this Privacy Policy. Without limitation, you specifically agree that the Church may collect all of the information about you, and may use and share that information, as described in this Privacy Policy.
Please note that the Church reserves the right to revise, change, amend, alter or modify this Privacy Policy and other policies and agreements incorporated into the Website at any time and in any manner, without notice. Be sure to return to this page periodically to review the most current version of the Privacy Policy, noting the “Last Updated” date indicated.
1. What information does the Church collect through the Website?
The Church does not collect your data such as your name, email address, telephone numbers, physical addresses, or other identifying information (“Personal Information”) without your consent. In the event that you elect to communicate with the Church through the “Contact Us” online portal page, you may be providing the Church with information that he voluntarily elects to include in such communications. By submitting such communication, you consent to providing the Church with all identifying information that may be included therein.
The Website may also incorporate web beacons or similar tracking technologies to allow the Church to track how the Website is used. Such technologies are used to collect information such as the name of your internet service provider, the IP address of your computer, your browser software and operating system, the identity of any linked-form or linked-to website and other similar information (collectively, “Analytics Information”). The Website utilizes Google® Analytics in furtherance of the above. The Church does not own or operate Google® Analytics and as such does not make any warranties with respect to Google® Analytics or their respective data collection, maintenance or privacy practices. For more information about Google® Analytics you should refer to the terms of use, privacy policy and other rules and guidelines associated with Google® Analytics respectively.
The Website may also collect data that cannot be traced back to a specific individual (“Anonymous Information”).
Anonymous Information and Analytics Information may include, without limitation:
• a count of how many Users have viewed the Website and specific content therein;
• information pertaining to the keywords utilized by Users to find the Website;
• keywords utilized to search within the Website;
• the specific pages within the Website that are visited;
• links within the Website that are clicked;
• how much time is being spent on the Website; and
• the country from which the User is based
2. How Does The Church Utilize Personal Information?
The Church only utilizes the Personal Information you submit via the Website to respond your online communication to the Church. Such Personal Information is collected to make it easier for you to send messages to the Church, provide feedback through the Website including, without limitation, compliments, tips, complaints and/or comments; to allow the Church to identify you; and to allow the Church to contact you, if necessary. In that regard, the Church may use your Personal Information to respond to your questions, issues, concerns, complaints, general inquiries, and/or feedback and/or to provide you with information you requested (“Responses”). The Church will use and retain your Personal Information as long as necessary to provide you with said Responses and/or as necessary to comply with the Church’s legal obligations; and/or to resolve disputes and/or enforce its agreements.
3. How does the Church Use Anonymous Information and Analytics Information collected through its analytics professionals?
The Church may combine your Anonymous Information and Analytics Information with similar information collected from other Users to help improve the Website and the Church’s other internal uses. You acknowledge and agree that the Church may share your Anonymous and Analytics Information with its employees, independent contractors and vendors as it deems necessary for the Church to effectuate the purposes of the Website.
In addition, the Website includes links to social media and that may allow users to interact between the Website and his social media accounts, including, without limitation, those related to Facebook. If you utilize these social media links and/or social media plug-ins, the social media platforms may be sharing certain additional personal information with the Church and the Church/Website may be sharing certain information with the social media platforms. What information is shared and collected, and how that information is then used, is governed the privacy policy and terms and conditions of each social media platform. For additional information on how these social media plug-ins function and what information they collect and share, you are encouraged to review the relevant terms of use and privacy policies of each social media platform. Through your Use of the Website, you acknowledge that these social media links and features may collect your Personal Information, Analytics Information and Anonymous Information. Additionally, through your Use of the Website, you acknowledge that the Personal, Analytics and/or Anonymous Information collected and used by these social media platforms may be broader than that collected by the Church or the Website. Moreover, the Church shall be entitled to use the additional information, if any, provided by the social media accounts in the same manner that it uses other information collected by the Website and in accordance with the Terms and Conditions and this Privacy Policy.
4. How else is information collected about Users?
Be advised that the Church utilizes several services in the creation, maintenance, marketing and operation of its Website. The Church does not own or operate these services and as such does not make any warranties with respect to these services, the companies that provide them and/or the Personal and Anonymous information that they may independently collect. These services include, without limitation: Google® Analytics, and Word Press. Please review the Privacy Policies, Terms and Conditions and other rules associated with these respective services to better understand what information they collect as you Use the Website and how they use that information. The Church may, at any time and without prior notice, change the services it uses to create, maintain and operate its Website.
5. How can a User update his Personal Information?
You may request that the Church revise, update or delete its Personal Information and any identifying Analytics Information by sending a written request to the Church to contact@edsmm.org. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you acknowledge that the Church shall have no obligation to delete any information which it is entitled to retain by law, such as for example, though without limitation, where it may retain such information in order to assert a legal defense or claim, or where the information has been collected pursuant to a legitimate business purpose or other rationale where your consent may not be required.
6. Does the Church Share or disclose Users’ Personal Information?
The Church will not intentionally distribute, rent or sell your Personal Information to third parties without your permission, except as outlined herein. The Church may also disclose Personal Information about its Users or information relating to their Use of the Website for any reason if, in its sole discretion, it determines that it is otherwise reasonable to do so, including, without limitation. To comply with laws, such as without limitation, the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, regulations or governmental or legal requests for such information;
1) To take steps to protect and defend rights and property, including without limitation, intellectual property of the Church or that of third parties;
2) To operate the Website properly;
3) To protect the Website and its Users; and/or
4) To fully cooperate with law enforcement authorities, private-party litigants and others seeking information about its Users to the extent required by applicable law.
If the Church receives a request from law enforcement or judicial authorities, or is otherwise required by law to reveal your Personal Information, then it reserves the right to provide the requested information.
7. Does the Church Share or disclose Users’ Anonymous or Analytic Information?
The Church may disclose your Anonymous or Analytics Information in the same manner described above for potential sharing of your Personal Information.
In addition, Users’ Anonymous Information and Analytics Information may also be disclosed in association with certain of the Church’s business dealings such as the exploration of any debt financing, acquisition or merger, sale of assets or ownership interests and in the event of a bankruptcy, assignment for benefit of creditors or receivership in which particular information could be sold or transferred to other parties as an asset. The Church may also share Users’ Anonymous Information and Analytics Information with potential business partners.
8. What security measures does the Church use to protect Users’ information?
The Church uses reasonable security measures designed to protect information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction, such as SSL HTTPS encrypting. The Church undertakes reasonable efforts to operate secure data networks, which are protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems. The Church undertakes reasonable efforts to review its security and privacy policies on a periodic basis and it may adjust and change the systems as necessary. Please note, however, that no data security measures can be guaranteed to be completely effective. Consequently, the Church cannot ensure or warrant the security of any personal information or other information. You transmit Personal Information and other data to the Church at your own risk.
9. Who do I contact for additional information?
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please feel free to contact the Church by sending an email to contact@edsmm.org.
10. What if I am upset about the Church’s data collection practices or believe the Church is not complying with this Privacy Policy?
Please contact the Church if you have any complaints about how your Personal Information, Anonymous Information or Analytics Information has been controlled or processed by the Church, or if you have other concerns or complaints about our practices in this regard.