Collection of your Personal Information
Crown Financial Ministries collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone numbers. To continuously improve your service and tailor our subsequent communications to you, we may ask for additional information, such as your demographics, comments, professional interests, and contact preferences. We will have your transaction information that you provide when you donate, purchase an item, pay for an event, etc. This information might include your method of payment, credit card information or other payment information.
There is anonymous information that may be collected that does not personally identify you, such as when you visit our websites, open our emails, click on promotions, or use our applications on third-party websites or platforms where we may collect usage, geographic location information, viewing habits, and technical data such as your computer hardware, browser information and software. This information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, device identifier, and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Crown Financial Ministries for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Crown Financial Ministries Web sites and online experiences.
Sharing your Personal Information
The identity of all who contact Crown Financial Ministries will be kept confidential. Crown Financial Ministries collects and uses your personal information to operate the Crown Financial Ministries Web site and offline support in order to deliver the services you have requested. The use of your personal information will be limited to the internal purposes of Crown Financial Ministries and only to further our ministry activities and purposes.Crown Financial Ministries never sells, rents, leases, or exchanges your Personal Information to third parties. Your Personal Information will only be shared if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation, of disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to:
- Meet any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or enforceable governmental request;
- Detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security, or technical issue; or
- Protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of Crown Financial Ministries, our users, or the public as required or permitted by law.
If there are external third party affiliates on our web site, your donor information will not be shared directly with them. Crown Financial Ministries values and respects your privacy. If you desire for your information to be shared, we may from time to time, provide an optional sign-up opportunity on our web site for you to choose to share your information. Your Personal Information will not be transferred to a third party without your consent.
Crown Financial Ministries may share data with trusted partners to send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited via legal documents from using your personal information except to provide these services to Crown Financial Ministries, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Using your Personal Information
Crown Financial Ministries uses your information to understand your needs, your interests, and provide you with better service. The use of Personal Information will be limited to the internal purposes of Crown Financial Ministries and only to further our ministry activities and purposes. Crown Financial Ministries may use your personally identifiable information to:
- Provide you with the information, services, or products, you request
- Complete any transactions you request or issue donation tax receipts. Your credit card number and bank account information are only used for donation processing or purchases you made and are not retained for any other purposes.
- Communication with you about your account and transactions with us
- Send you information about our ministry or features on our websites and applications
- Personalize content and experiences on our website and applications
- Provide promotional information about our ministry activities
- Optimize or improve our product, services, and operations
- Collect statistics about our websites’ usage and effectiveness and to personalize your experience, and
- Detect, investigate, and prevent activities that may violate our policies or be illegal.
Crown Financial Ministries will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Crown Financial Ministries or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Crown Financial Ministries; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Crown Financial Ministries, or the public.
Crown Financial Ministries encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Crown Financial Ministries so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Crown Financial Ministries is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Crown Financial Ministries and Crown Financial Ministries’ family of Web sites.
Crown Financial Ministries does promote and encourages support of our ministry activities by purchasing advertisement on third-party websites occasionally. When your visit the Crown Financial Ministries Web site or a third party promotion for Crown Financial Ministries, we use various tracking information and the utilization of “cookies” on your computer in order to recognize your computer and to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. We compile anonymous information over time about the content, promotions, and interests you or those who may use your computer visited or viewed. This information may be used to give us insights to targeted promotions and to encourage support of our ministry activities.One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Crown Financial Ministries’ pages, or register with Crown Financial Ministries’ site or services, a cookie helps Crown Financial Ministries to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Crown Financial Ministries Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Crown Financial Ministries features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Crown Financial Ministries services or Web sites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
Crown Financial Ministries secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Crown Financial Ministries secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
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