Internet User Privacy
Policy Statement

Privacy Policy Statement for
Pastor-Appreciation.net

An internet user privacy online is important to users of this Pastor Appreciation focused  website, especially when conducting business.

This internet privacy statement governs our privacy policies with respect to those users of the Site (Visitors), both those who visit without transacting business and Visitors who do transact business on the Site, making use of the various services offered by Pastor-Appreciation.net (collectively, Services, Authorized Customers).

Personal Identifiable Information does not include information that is collected anonymously (that is, without identification of the individual user) or demographic information not connected to an identified individual.

Personal Identifiable Information refers to any information the user voluntarily provides that identifies or can be used to identify, contact, or locate the person to whom such information pertains, including, but not limited to, name, address, phone number, fax number, email address, financial profiles, social security number, and credit card information.

What Personal Identifiable
Information Is Collected?

We collect the following additional information from Authorized Customers who purchase web based products or subscribe to internet based service: the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses provided by Authorized Customers, the nature and size of the business, and the nature and size of the advertising inventory that the Authorized Customer intends to purchase or sell.

What Other Organizations Are
Collecting The Information?

In addition to our direct collection of information, our third party service vendors (such as credit card companies, clearinghouses and banks) who may provide such services as credit, insurance, and escrow services may collect this information from our Visitors and Authorized Customers in keeping with their own internet privacy policy.

We do not control how these third parties use such information, but we do ask them to disclose how they use personal information provided to them from Visitors and Authorized Customers.

Some of these third parties may be intermediaries that act solely as links in the distribution chain, and do not store, retain, or use the information given to them. Most will have their own privacy policy, using their own internet privacy policies.

How Do We Use Cookies and Web Beacons?

We may use cookies to help you personalize your online experience. Cookies are identifiers that are transferred to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser.

The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize the sites pages, or register with any of our site's services, a cookie enables (website/company name) to recall your specific information on subsequent visits.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying your Web browser; however, if you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the site.

A web beacon is a transparent image file used to monitor your journey around a single website or collection of sites. They are also referred to as web bugs and are commonly used by sites that hire third-party services to monitor traffic.

They may be used in association with cookies to understand how visitors interact with the pages and content on the pages of a web site.

We may serve third-party advertisements that use cookies and web beacons in the course of ads being served on our web site to ascertain how many times you've seen an advertisement. No personal identifiable information you give us is provided to them for cookie or web beacon use, so they cannot Personal identify you with that information on our web site.

Some third-party advertisements may be provided by Google, which uses cookies to serve ads on this site. Google uses the DART cookie, which enables it to serve ads to our users based on their visits to this site and other sites on the Web. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

Browsers can be set to accept or reject cookies or notify you when a cookie is being sent. Privacy software can be used to override web beacons. Taking either of these actions shouldn't cause a problem with our site, should you so choose.

How does this Site use
Personal Identifiable Information?

We use Personal Identifiable Information to help us customize the Site, to make appropriate service offerings, and to fulfill buying and selling requests on the Site.

We may email Visitors and Authorized Customers about research or purchase and selling opportunities on the Site or information related to the subject matter of the Site, but only if those visitors have provided contact information.

We may also use Personal Identifiable Information to contact Visitors and Authorized Customers in response to specific inquiries, or to provide requested information.

With Whom May The Information Be Shared?

Personal Identifiable Information about Authorized Customers may be shared with other Authorized Customers who wish to evaluate potential transactions with other Authorized Customers.

We may share aggregated information about our Visitors, including the demographics of our Visitors and Authorized Customers, with our affiliated agencies and third party vendors.

We also offer the opportunity to opt out of receiving information or being contacted by us or by any agency acting on our behalf.

How is Personal Identifiable
Information Stored?

If and when Personal Identifiable Information collected by Pastor-Appreciation.net is securely stored and is not accessible to third parties or employees of Pastor-Appreciation.net except for use as indicated above.

What Choices Are Available To Visitors Regarding Collection, Use And Distribution Of The Information?

Visitors and Authorized Customers may opt out of receiving unsolicited information from or being contacted by us and/or our vendors and affiliated agencies by responding to emails as instructed, or by contacting us using our Site Visitor Contact Form.

Are Cookies Used On This
Ministry Focused Site?

Cookies are used for a variety of reasons. We use Cookies to obtain information about the preferences of our Visitors and the services they select. We also use Cookies for security purposes to protect our Authorized Customers.

How Does Pastor-Appreciation.net
Use Login Information?

This site uses login information, including, but not limited to, IP addresses, ISP's, and browser types, to analyze trends, administer the Site, track a user's movement and use, and gather broad demographic information.

What Partners Or Service Providers Have Access To Personal Identifiable Information From Visitors And/Or Authorized Customers On The Site?

Pastor-Appreciation.net has entered into and will continue to enter into partnerships and other affiliations with various vendors. These vendors may have access to certain Personal Identifiable Information on a need to know basis for evaluating Authorized Customers for their service eligibility. Note that our privacy policy does not cover their collection or use of this information.

When Is There Disclosure Of
Personal Identifiable Information?

To Comply with law, we will disclose Personal Identifiable Information in order to comply with a court order or subpoena or a request from a law enforcement agency to release information.

We will also disclose Personal Identifiable Information when reasonably necessary to protect the safety of our Visitors and Authorized Customers.

How Does The Site Keep Personal
Identifiable Information Secure?

All of our employees are familiar with our security policy and practices. The Personal Identifiable Information of our Visitors and Authorized Customers is only accessible to a limited number of qualified employees who are given a password in order to gain access to the information.

We audit our security systems and processes on a regular basis. Sensitive information, such as credit card numbers or social security numbers, is protected by encryption protocols, put in place to protect information sent over the Internet.

While we take commercially reasonable measures to maintain a secure site, electronic communications and databases are subject to errors, tampering and break-ins, and we cannot guarantee or warrant that such events will not take place and we will not be liable to Visitors or Authorized Customers for any such occurrences.

You will find that almost all Internet e-commerce providers make this same claim, especially if they use privacy policy templates such as this one to make known their company or organization privacy policies.

How Can Visitors Correct Any Inaccuracies In Personal Identifiable Information?

Visitors and Authorized Customers may contact us to update Personal Identifiable Information about them or to correct any inaccuracies by emailing us at our Pastor Appreciation Website Contact Form.

Can A Visitor Delete Or Deactivate Personal Identifiable Information Collected By The Site?

We provide Visitors and Authorized Customers with a mechanism to delete/deactivate Personal Identifiable Information from the Site's database by contacting us through our Contact Form. However, because of backups and records of deletions, it may be impossible to delete a Visitor's entry without retaining some residual information.

An individual who requests to have Personal Identifiable Information deactivated will have this information functionally deleted, and we will not sell, transfer, or use Personal Identifiable Information relating to that individual in any way moving forward.

What Is The Children's Online
Privacy Protection Act?

This website is directed to adults; it is not directed to children under the age of 13. We operate our site in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, and will not knowingly collect or use personal information from anyone under 13 years of age.

What Happens If The Privacy Policy Changes?

We will let our Visitors and Authorized Customers know about changes to our privacy policy by posting such changes on the Site.

However, if we change our privacy policy in a manner that might cause disclosure of Site Visitor's Personal Identifiable Information that was previously requested not be disclosed, we will contact such Visitor or Authorized Customer to allow such Visitor or Authorized Customer to prevent such disclosure.

What Happens To Privacy When A
Visitor Links To Another Site?

This web site contains links to other web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are moving to another web site not under our control. You should read the internet user privacy policy statements of these linked to sites as their privacy policies may differ from ours.

For example, Google Search Opportunities are used throughout this pastor appreciation focused website. Thus you will note that Google Privacy Information details the privacy policies of Google, which reads:

The search box on this web site ("Search Box") is powered by Google Inc ("Google"). You acknowledge and agree that Google's privacy policy (located at http://www.google.com/privacy.html) shall apply to your use of the Search Box and by using the Search Box you consent to Google using your personal data in accordance with Google's privacy protection policy.