PUBLIC NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES
Thank you for visiting this website. We understand the importance that Internet users place on privacy.
We respect your concern about keeping your personal information private. As such, we make every effort to protect the personal information of our users. In this Policy, you will learn how we gather, track or use the personal information of our users. You will also discover several choices you may have regarding your personal information. If choices are not offered on web pages where your personal information is obtained, please select one of the communication channels at the bottom of this statement to indicate your communication preferences.
The General Information we gather and track
We request personal information when you create an account, place an order, register a product, request a service, answer a survey, enter a contest, correspond with us or engage in certain other activities on our website. For example, If you submit an order online with us, we will ask you for information necessary to complete the transaction such as your name, address, and credit card number. If you request technical support online, we will ask you for information necessary to complete the transaction such as your name, address, and information about your computer hardware, software and the nature of the problem you are experiencing. You make the decision whether to proceed with any activity that requests personal information. If you do not wish to provide the requested information, however, you may not be able to complete the transaction.
How we use the General Information we gather and track
We use personally identifiable information in the following ways:
- to provide you with information about updates, new content, newsletters, informative emails, and research on future content ideas or improvements;
- to assist us in creating content relevant to you;
- to provide special offers that may be of interest to you;
- to help us create better content and products that satisfy your needs;
- to allow you to purchase, download, and manage content, obtain access to various resources, or otherwise engage in activities you choose;
- to help you quickly find answers or resources important to you.
With whom we may share your information
This publisher collects and uses your personal information to operate the Site and deliver the services you have requested. We also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Fortify Your Faith and its affiliates. We may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current news, biblical topics, product interest, or other relevant issues or services that may be offered.
Fortify Your Faith does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. We may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of related business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In addition, we may retain the services of outside contractors to provide services for us. They may be used to ship products, provide technical support, or handle order processing. If such mailing services or other vendors are engaged, we require that these contractors keep the personal information of customers secure and confidential. We also require that these vendors use personal information only on behalf of this Publisher. We 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 the Publisher; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of the Publisher; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Publisher, or the public.
Opt out of providing certain information
This publisher provides a number of ways for you to stop receiving additional information from us. We may offer you these choices at the time you give us your information. If you are on a web page published by Fortify Your Faith that requires personal information but does not offer communication choices or would like to change your preferences for information that you have previously provided, please use one of the communication channels at the bottom of this statement. If you decide to continue receiving our email newsletters or bulletins, you can stop receiving these communications by clicking on the unsubscribe link contained in the email. Please be aware that certain functions on our published websites are only available if your email is opted in. If you discontinue or unsubscribe your email address from our delivery system, we do not guarantee accessibility to any feature available on our website, including services paid for. Email permission is required for access.
Privacy of Children
Fortify Your Faith is committed to protecting the privacy needs of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in the online activities and interests of their children. We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13 and Fortify Your Faith does not target its websites to children under 13.
We have taken security measures, consistent with international information practices, to protect your personal information. These measures include technical and procedural steps to protect your data from misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, loss, alteration, or destruction. Credit card information is transmitted using secure socket layer (SSL) encryption.
We make a sincere effort to respond to your requests to update or correct your personal information. If you believe that Fortify Your Faith does not have your current personal information, you can update it by using one of the communication channels at the bottom of this statement.
All websites published by Fortify Your Faith including this one use “cookies” 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. The cookies we use are encrypted and cannot be decrypted by any other service outside of our web server.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time or qualify you for special offers that the Publisher may make available from time to time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. Cookies simplify the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the web site 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 web site that you visit.
Information We Collect
In order to serve our readers and customers, we collect personally identifiable information, such as: names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, and sometimes credit card information when such information is voluntarily submitted by our visitors. We will only use your personal information for the following purposes: (1) to deliver the products or services to you that you have requested; (2) to validate your compliance with the terms and conditions; (3) for content improvement and feedback purposes; and (4) to reach you, when necessary, regarding your use of the website or product(s).
Questions or comments submitted through this web site, by email, telephone, postal mail, or any other means become the sole and exclusive property of this website and may be published, retained, or released at our sole discretion. Additionally, this web site reserves the right to edit published questions and comments for spelling, grammar, or general readability.
We will NEVER share your personal contact information with third parties unless you have given us explicit permission to do so, such as in order to fulfill a third party offer that you have accepted from us. By permitting us to collect this information, you agree to receive information on products and services that may be of interest to you, including related third-party offers that we may send to you. You also enable us to personalize your experience on this website or any other publishing medium we produce so that we can provide you with the highest quality of service. By submitting your email address on this website, you agree to receive email communications from us. You can cancel your participation in any of these email lists at any time by clicking the opt-out link or other unsubscribe options that may be included in the respective email. We only send emails to people who have authorized us to contact them, either directly, or through a third party. We do not send unsolicited commercial emails, because we hate spam as much as you do.
In addition, you agree that by submitting your email address on this website and/or registering to receive a product and/or service offered herein, such act constitutes a purchase, an inquiry, and/or an application for the purposes of the Amended Telemarketing Sales Rule (ATSR), 16 CFR.