Privacy Notice Table Of Contents:
- Our Commitment To Privacy
- The Information We Collect Â
- Making a Donation
- How We Use Information Â
- Our Commitment To Data Security Â
- Our Commitment To Children’s Privacy Â
- How To Correct Your Information
- Links to Other Websites
- How To Contact Us
Your privacy is 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
make it available on every page on our website.
This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the Open Gate Ministries,
Inc. website. We collect information when you visit our website, donate funds, register
to receive our newsletter, or contact us. Some of this information is technical information
that is automatically logged by our servers. Â The types of personal information collected
at these pages may be: Name, Address, Email address, Phone number, Credit/Debit Card
Information, (etc.) Â Like most websites, our servers automatically collect certain
technical information when you visit our site, including your Internet Protocol address,
browser type, browser language, the date and time of your visit, the referring URL,
and, if you have visited our Site before, one or more cookies that may uniquely identify
your browser. We also collect information about your activities on the site, such
as the pages you access. In order to collect this information, the site places a
cookie on your hard drive. A â€œcookieâ€ is a small file containing a string of characters
that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. When you visit the website
again, the cookie allows that site to recognize your browser. Cookies may store user
preferences and other information. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies
or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some website features or services
may not function properly without cookies.
When you make an online donation on opengate-
information such as your name, billing address, and email address. We also collect
(but do not retain) credit card numbers which are processed by a third-
vendor subject to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards. If you use PayPal
or a similar service, their use of your information is based on their terms of service
and policies, not ours, so we encourage you to review those policies carefully.
We use the information you provide about yourself when making a donation to complete
that transaction. Additionally, we may contact you regarding your donation. We do
not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to
complete the transaction.
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. You can register
with our website if you would like to receive our newsletter. Information you submit
on our website will not be used for this purpose unless you fill out the registration
form. We use aggregate statistical information to better design our website and to
better understand how visitors use our site. 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-
such unrelated uses.
We will share your personal information with our agents, representatives, service
providers and contractors in order to process your donations, offer you services
in connection with our website, communicate news and information about Open Gate
Ministries, Inc., provide customer service, enhance and improve customers’ donor
experiences, and complete financial transactions. These service providers are authorized
to use your information only to the extent necessary to serve these purposes, or
as otherwise authorized by this policy.
Aside from the purposes described above, we will not disclose your personal information
without your consent, unless: (1) we need to respond to a subpoena, court order or
legal process; (2) an emergency situation requires disclosure before your permission
can be obtained (e.g., situations involving potential threats to personal safety),
or; (3) we determine that disclosure is needed to protect our rights or property,
or the rights or property of another person.
Open Gate Ministries, Inc. understands the importance of keeping your information
secure and confidential. We have implemented policies and procedures designed to
help safeguard your information. When you make a donation, information about your
credit card, Paypal account, or bank is transmitted using SSL.
about a visitor’s age. We may, from time to time, partner with other organizations
to educate children about philanthropy in general and our work in particular. In
those cases, we will not collect personal information from a visitor on pages specifically
designed for children.
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
Other websites, including those of our partners (links to which appear on opengate-
policy before submitting any personal information.
You should take additional steps to safeguard your personal information online. To
learn more about how to protect yourself, visit the Federal Trade Commission website.
interests of our customers. If our information practices change materially, we will
post the policy changes on the privacy page of this website to notify you of these
changes. Please check our website periodically for more information on how we use
the data we collect.
Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please
call us at 559-