Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Last Updated: 03/16/2015

The use of services or visiting and using the website of Website Ministries LLC [hereafter also referred to as “Website Ministries”] constitutes agreement to the Privacy Policy. This policy may change at any time, without notice to you, so please check back often for changes and updates to the Privacy Policy. If at any point you feel you cannot accept this policy, please discontinue your use of the website and services and contact info@websiteministries.com to cancel your account.

What is covered by this policy
This policy covers the websites of Website Ministries (websiteministries.com, websiteministries.org, websiteministries.net, and any other wmtestsite.com) as well as other websites that are directly controlled by Website Ministries. This policy does not cover client websites (even if Website Ministries has created and/or manages such websites), emails sent directly to us or information provided outside of the website(s) (for example information submitted by mail).
This policy also does not apply to your use of 3rd party systems in the course of using our services. An independent evaluation of that person or entity’s own privacy policy should be made before submitting data or confidential information to any 3rd party.

We are committed to protecting your privacy
This Policy indicates the type of processes that may result in data being collected about you. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to enable you to understand which personal identifying information (“PII”, “Personal Information”) of yours is collected, how and when we might use your information, who has access to this information, and how you can correct any inaccuracies in the information. 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 make it available on our website.

Information Collected
We may collect any or all of the information via both automated means such as communications profiles, Sessions and cookies. Personal Information you give us depends on the type of service, support, or sale inquiry, and may include your name, address, telephone number, fax number and email address, dates of service provided, types of service provided, domain name(s), past hosting history, past domain history, payment history, manner of payment, amount of payments, date of payments, domain name, or other payment information. We may also collect personal information relevant to a website design. This information could include images of you, information about your job, age, gender, and relationships. Please be aware that financial information will used to bill you for the products and services you purchased and will be provided to 3rd parties who help make payment possible (For example, if paying by Paypal – we will provide the financial information they will need to complete the transaction as well as additional payment information like invoice numbers and amounts).

Information Use
This information is used for billing, marketing, internal record keeping and to provide service and support to our customers. We may also study this information to determine our customers’ needs and provide support for our customers. Precautions are taken to prevent unauthorized access to this information. This safeguard may require you to provide additional forms of identity should you wish to obtain information about your account details. Website Ministries may email newsletters to the contact e-mail(s) on file, but customers are able to opt out of this newsletter at any time.

Log Files
We may use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer our site and hosting, track access, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. It is possible that personal information about a customer may be included in the log files due to the normal functions of IP addresses and Web browsing.

Cookies
Your Internet browser has the in-built facility for storing small text files – “cookies” – that hold information which allows a website to recognize your account. We may use cookies to save your preferences and login information, and provide personalized functionality. You can reject cookies by changing your browser settings, but be aware that this may disable some of the functionality on Website Ministries website(s). More information about cookies can be found at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTTP_cookie.

3rd Party Website Links
This website may contain links to other sites that are not controlled in any way by us. Please be aware of this when you click on any such links; we are not responsible for the privacy practices and/or policies of any website other than our own. Consequently, we strongly suggest that you review the privacy policy of every website you visit, whether or not they are linked to via our website.

Google Services
We use “Google Analytics” to collect information about use of this site. We may also employ, “Demographics and Interest Reporting”, “Google Display Network Impression Reporting”, “DoubleClick Campaign Manager integration” and “Remarketing with Google Analytics”.  These services collect information such as how often users visit this site, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to this site. We use the information we get from these services only to improve this site and give us data and statistics about site usage. Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit this site, rather than your name or other identifying information. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics with personally identifiable information. Although Google Analytics plants a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit this site, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy. You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this site by disabling cookies on your browser.

Google Analytics employs cookies to define user sessions, which allows for the collection of data about how visitors are using the websites. Google Analytics uses only first-party cookies for data analysis.  This means that the cookies are linked to a specific website domain, and Google Analytics will only use that cookie data for statistical analysis related to your browsing behavior on that specific website.  According to Google, the data collected cannot be altered or retrieved by services from other domains.

If you choose, you can opt out by turning off cookies in the preferences settings in your web browser. For more information on Google Analytics, please visit Google Analytics. You may also want to install an opt-out plugin from Google by going here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/

Disclosing Information
We do not disclose, sell or lease, any personal information obtained about you from this website to third parties except when it is necessary for our day to day operations. For example, we may utilize a 3rd party marketing firm who send out our E-Newsletters. Your information would be shared with this 3rd party to facilitation the sending of the E-Newsletter. This does not apply to affiliates that provide services to you, wherein information will be shared to facilitate your use of additional amenities in the course of your use of our services.

We may use personal information to keep in contact with you and inform you of developments associated with our business. We may also disclose aggregate, anonymous data based on information collected from users to potential partners, partners, potential sponsors, active sponsors, our affiliates, and reputable third parties. We do not make any representations about the practices and policies of these companies.

We also share personally identifiable information in accordance with our design contracts. For example, we usually reserve the right to share your website link and your information in our marketing and sales efforts. This type of sharing will be specified in the contract you accept.

Correcting/Updating Personal Information
If your personally identifiable information changes, or if a customer no longer desires our services, we will endeavor to provide a way to correct, update or remove your personal data in our records. In most cases, this can be achieved via email. Please contact us at info@websiteministries.com.

Opt Out & Modifications
By default, customers do receive any voluntary communications, such as the newsletters, invoices, and mailings. Any customer who voluntarily receives these communications may unsubscribe at any time. Customers may not opt out of possibly receiving important notifications from us. This would include billing notices, service notices, and other important communications related to their use of our services.

Security
Website Ministries uses technical security measures to prevent the loss, misuse, alternation or unauthorized disclosure of information under our control. Website Ministries uses electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Although we provide what we would consider reasonable security controls no system is 100% effective. Therefore, we cannot ensure or guarantee that your personal and sensitive information will be secure on our system. We must also note that email is not secure and we therefore cannot guarantee that the emails you send us will be private or secured from outside intrusion or hacking.

Compliance with Laws and Law Enforcement
We will cooperate with government and law enforcement officials to enforce and comply with the law. We will disclose any information about Users upon valid request by government or law officials as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims and legal process (including without limitation subpoenas), to protect our property and rights, to protect your property and rights, or the property and rights of a third party, to protect the safety of the public or any person, or stop activity we consider illegal or unethical.

Changes to this Policy
This policy may change at any time, without notice to you, so please check back often for changes and updates to the Privacy Policy. If at any point you feel you cannot accept this policy, please discontinue your use of the website and services and contact info@websiteministries.com to cancel your account.

Any changes to our Privacy Policy will be placed here and will supersede this version of our Privacy Policy.

Transfer of Information
Some countries limit the export of personal information outside of the country without permission from you. By using our websites(s) or services, you are accepting this policy and you are explicitly giving permission to use your information in the US. If you are outside of the US utilizing our website(s) and services, you are agreeing to the transfer, storing and processing of information outside of your country.

HOW WE RESPOND TO DO NOT TRACK SIGNALS
We do not support the Do Not Track browser setting. Do Not Track (or DNT) is a preference you can set in your browser to let the websites you visit know that you do not want them collecting certain information about you. At this point the site responds to all browsers the same and does not respond to the Do Not Track settings.  This may not apply to 3rd party advertisements or affiliate programs enabled on this site.  They may respond differently to those browser which have enabled the Do Not Track Signals.

COPPA Compliance
This website is not meant for children under the age of 13 and consistent with the Federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting parental consent.

Contacting Us
If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, or if you want to know what information we have collected about you from our website, please email us at info@websiteministries.com

 
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