Last Updated: February 1, 2022
PRIVACY SHIELD FRAMEWORK
We participate in and comply with the EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the US Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of Personal Data transferred from European Economic Area (“EEA”) member countries, Switzerland and the United Kingdom (UK) to the United States.
Under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), COI must affirmatively inform California consumers of the categories of personal information collected about the user, the sources from which that information is collected, the commercial or business purpose for which the personal information is collected, the categories of third parties the information will be shared with, and specific pieces of personal information collected about the consumer.
WHO WE ARE
The COI (“the Church”) is formed into an ecclesiastical structure which unifies and aligns a multitude of diverse religious activities. In terms of Technology and Security, we are a data Collector. We collect data received from our website for short periods until permanently destroyed.
PURPOSE FOR USING YOUR INFORMATION
How we use collected information
COI collects and use user personal information for the following purposes:
- To improve Non-Profit service
- The information provided helps us respond to Non-Profit service requests and support needs more efficiently
- To personalize user experience
- We use information in the aggregate to understand how our users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site
- To improve our Site
- To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature
- To send users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them
- To send periodic emails
We use the email address to send User information and updates pertaining to their order. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Our Website collects information that identifies, relates to, describes, references, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or device (”personal information”). In particular, our Platform has collected the following categories of personal information from its consumers within the last twelve (12) months:
- Category A: Identifiers
- Examples: A real name, Internet Protocol address, email address, or other similar identifiers.
- Collected: YES
- Category B: Personal information categories listed in the California Non-Profit Records statute (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e)).
- Examples: A name, physical characteristics or description, address, telephone number, or religious information.
- Collected: YES
- Category C: Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law.
- Examples: Age (40 years or older), race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, religion or creed, marital status, physical or mental disability, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy or childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, veteran or military status, genetic information (including familial genetic information).
- Collected: YES
We obtains the categories of personal information listed above from the following categories of sources:
- Directly from you. For example, from forms you complete on our Platform.
- Indirectly from you. For example, from observing your actions on our Platform or interactions with our advertisers.
COOKIES, AUTOMATIC DATA COLLECTION AND RELATED TECHNOLOGIES
We collect cookies or similar tracking technologies. This means information that our website’s server transfers to your computer. This information can be used to track your session on our website. Cookies will also be used to customize our website content for you as an individual. If you are using one of the common Internet web browsers, you can set up your browser to either let you know when you receive a cookie or to deny cookie access to your computer. Please note that because there is no consistent industry understanding of how to respond to “Do Not Track” signals, we do not alter our data collection and usage practices when we detect such a signal from your browser
We and our third party partners and vendors may use Tracking Technologies, such as cookies, pixels, and web beacons and collect and store information about you when you use or interact with our Services, marketing communications, advertising content and/or third party websites, in order to provide you with targeted advertising based on your browsing activities and interests. These third parties automatically receive your IP address or mobile device identifier when you access the Services or third party websites.
They may also use Tracking Technologies to measure the effectiveness of advertisements, to personalize the advertising content, and to serve you advertisements that are relevant to your regional location. We may also use information collected using third party cookies and beacons on the Services and in our emails to deliver advertising about our Services when you visit third party websites. To find out more about our use of Tracking Technologies as well as how to manage your preferences please see our Tracking Technologies Notice.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. Details on how to review your cookie settings and disable cookies on the most popular browsers are given on their respective websites.
We may also use location data internally or in conjunction with our third party service providers to customize your experience and provide offers that may be relevant to you. Depending on the device you use to access the Services (e.g. Apple™ iOS, Google™ Android, Windows, etc.) you may be able to control whether location data is collected from the settings on your wireless device
INFORMATION WE SHARE
We may sell, trade, or rent a User’s personal identification information to others for lead purposes. We may also share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We do not use third-party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We will share information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that users have given us permission.
PERSONAL INFORMATION COI COLLECTS
Personally Identifiable Information is information that identifies a specific person. When you engage in certain activities via the Website, including but not limited to creating an account, sending feedback, or otherwise participating in the Website (collectively, “Identification Activities”), we will ask you to provide certain information about yourself. We also collect the following:
- Identity Data
- Contact Data
- Technical Data
- Profile Data
VOLUNTARY DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES WHO ARE NOT OUR SUPPLIERS
You may choose to provide personal information to website visitors or other third parties who are not our suppliers. Please use caution when doing so. The privacy policies and customs of these third parties determine what is done with your information.
Our data retention policies and procedure are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal data.
Personal data that we process for any purpose or purposes shall be kept until such time as we receive a request for deletion from you. This time period shall not exceed eighteen (18) months.
Notwithstanding the other provisions, we will retain your personal data where such retention is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.
YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS
Your principal rights under data protection law are:
(a) The right to access;
(b) The right to rectification;
(c) The right to erasure;
(d) The right to restrict processing;
(e) The right to object to processing;
(f) The right to data portability;
(g) The right to complain to a supervisory authority; and
(h) The right to withdraw consent.
You have the right to confirmation as to whether or not we process your personal data and, where we do, access to the personal data, together with certain additional information. That additional information includes details of the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data concerned and the recipients of the personal data. Providing the rights and freedoms of others are not affected, we will supply to you a copy of your personal data. You can access your personal data by visiting your profile when logged in.
You have the right to have any inaccurate personal data about you rectified and, taking into account the purposes of the processing, to have any incomplete personal data about you completed.
You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data on grounds relating to your particular situation, but only to the extent that the legal basis for the processing is that the processing is necessary for: the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of any official authority vested in us; or the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party. If you make such an objection, we will cease to process the personal information unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.
You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes (including profiling for direct marketing purposes). If you make such an objection, we will cease to process your personal data for this purpose.
You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data for scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes on grounds relating to your particular situation, unless the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out for reasons of public interest.
To the extent that the legal basis for our processing of your personal data is:
(a) Consent; or
(b) That the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are party or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract, and such processing is carried out by automated means, you have the right to receive your personal data from us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. However, this right does not apply where it would adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others.
If you consider that our processing of your personal information infringes data protection laws, you have a legal right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority responsible for data protection. You may do so in the EU member state of your habitual residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement.
HOW TO OPT OUT OF FUTURE COMMUNICATIONS
If you are 16 years of age or older, you have the right to direct us to not sell your personal information at any time (the “right to opt-out”). We do not sell the personal information of consumers we actually know are less than 16 years of age, unless we receive affirmative authorization (the “right to opt-in”) from either the consumer who is between 13 and 16 years of age, or the parent or guardian of a consumer less than 13 years of age. To exercise the right to opt-out, you (or your authorized representative) may submit a request to us by email.
If you use our mobile apps, we may ask if you want to receive push notifications so that we can send you updates, communications, and other messages about the Services. To opt out of getting these push notifications or other messages, you must turn off the push notification function in your device settings.
If you are a minor, please do not provide us or other website visitors with any personal information and do not use this website. We do not knowingly provide services or sell products to children. If you are below the age of 16, you may use our website only with the permission and active involvement of a parent or legal guardian. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org..
Users will find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services will have their own privacy policies and Non-Profit service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.
EU-U.S. PRIVACY SHIELD PARTICIPATION
The Company participates in the EU-U.S Privacy Shield Framework (“Privacy Shield”), and has self-certified with the U.S. Department of Commerce that we adhere to the Privacy Shield Principles. The Company is committed to applying the Privacy Shield Principles to all personal information received from countries in the European Economic Area (EEA) in reliance on the Privacy Shield. To learn more about the Privacy Shield, visit the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Privacy Shield website.
Under the Privacy Shield, the Company is responsible for the processing of personal information it receives and subsequently transfers to a third party acting for or on its behalf. The Company is liable for ensuring that the third parties we engage support our Privacy Shield commitments.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has regulatory enforcement authority over the Company’s processing of personal information received or transferred pursuant to the Privacy Shield Framework.
To learn more about the Privacy Shield, visit the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Privacy Shield website.
We hate unsolicited commercial e-mail as much as you do. Also known as Spam or junk e-mail, it is a disservice to the Internet community. If you subscribe to electronic newsletters or other communications from us or our website, you will always have an option to unsubscribe immediately.
We fully endorse and comply with the requirements of Canada’s anti-spam legislation (CASL) and CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 (Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act), and all other applicable unsolicited commercial e-mail laws.
OUR NOTICE TO NEVADA RESIDENTS
Under Nevada law, Nevada residents may opt out of the sale of certain “covered information” collected by operators of websites or online services. Please email us at email@example.com and provide your name and whether you would like to opt out.
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