Privacy Policy

Effective: January 01, 2011

PRIVACY POLICY

Our Commitment To Privacy

Your privacy is very important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.  To make this notice easy to find, we have made it available in the footnote of our website so it is accessible through any of our pages, so it is accessible at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.  We want to make your experience on the Internet as enjoyable and rewarding as possible, and we want you to use the Internet’s vast array of information, tools, and opportunities with complete confidence. 

We have created this Privacy Policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy and security. This Privacy Policy describes how our non-profit organization collects information from all end users of our Internet services (the "Services")-those who access some of our Services but do not have accounts ("Visitors") as well as those who may purchase Products and/or donate through Giving ("Members") what we do with the information we collect, and the choices Visitors and Members have concerning the collection and use of such information. We request that you read this Privacy Policy carefully. 

The Information We Collect:

Introduction: This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the [organization name] website. On some pages, you may be able donate, or use contact forms. The types of personal information collected at these pages are:

      Name

      Address

      Email address

      Phone number

      Credit/Debit Card Information

      (etc.)

The Way We Use Information:

We use this information primarily to provide a customized experience as you use our website, and generally, do not share this information with third parties. However, we may disclose personal information collected if we have received your permission beforehand or in very special circumstances, such as when we believe that such disclosure is required by law or other special cases described below.

We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.

We use non-identifying and aggregate information to better design our website. Finally, we never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.

Our Organization Partners and Sponsors:  Some products may be offered to Visitors and Members in conjunction with an affiliate, independent contractor seller or non-affiliated partner. To provide Visitors and Members some of these products, the partner may need to collect and maintain personal information. In these instances, you will be notified before any such data is collected or transferred and may decide not to use that particular service or feature. 

Additionally, our partners may have advertisements or co-branded Web Pages that are cosponsored by an affiliate, independent contractor seller, or non-affiliated partner. Our Non-Profit Organization may share non-identifying and aggregate information (except as described above), but not personal information, with such partners in order to administer the co-branded products offered.

Responses to Email Inquiries: When Visitors or Members send email inquiries to our organization, the return email address is used to answer the email inquiry we receive. Our Non-Profit Organization does not use the return email address for any other purpose and does not share the return email address with any third party. 

Special Cases:  It is our Non-Profit Organization policy not to use or share the personal information about Visitors or Members in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses. 

However, we may disclose personal information about Visitors or Members, or information regarding your use of the Web site for any reason if, in our sole discretion, we believe that it is reasonable to do so, including: credit agencies, merchant database agencies, law enforcement, or to satisfy laws, such as the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, the Child Online Privacy Act, regulations, or governmental or legal requests for such information; to disclose information that is necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be violating our Acceptable Use Policy or Terms Of Service, or other user policies; to operate the Services properly; or to protect our Non-Profit Organization and our Members. 


Our Commitment to Data Security

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Our Web site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. While we make every effort to ensure the integrity and security of our network and systems, we cannot guarantee that our security measures will prevent third-party "hackers" from illegally obtaining this information.

Public Forums: 

Please remember that any information you may disclose in any Ministry Directory, or other public areas of our Web site or the Internet, becomes public information. You should exercise caution when deciding to disclose personal information in these public areas.

Where to Direct Questions About Our Privacy Policy: 

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the practices described herein, you may contact us through the contact information provided on this Web site. You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that credibly shows error.

To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.

Revisions to This Policy:

Our Non-Profit Organization reserves the right to revise, amend, or modify this policy, our Terms Of Service agreement, and our other policies and agreements at any time and in any manner, by updating this posting. 

How To Contact Us

Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please contact us at www.northmisteronline.com contact form.

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