Privacy Notice Table Of Contents:

 

Who We Are

We are Open Gate Ministries, Inc., located in Dinuba, California. Our office is at 511 North “K” Street, Dinuba, CA 93618, which is also our mailing address. Our phone is: 559/591-1241. Our website is managed by webweaver@opengate-ministries.org.

Our Commitment To Privacy

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.

The Information We Collect:

This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the Open Gate Ministries, Inc. website. We collect information when you visit our website or contact us. We use PayPal to process your donations. Read about their financial privacy policies. Some of this information is technical information that is automatically logged by our servers. The types of personal information collected on our pages may be: Name, Address, Email address, Phone number. PayPal will collect data related to your financial transactions. 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 “cookie” 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.

Making a Donation

When you make an online donation on opengate-ministries.org, you are forwarded to PayPal, Inc. which collects personal information such as your name, billing address, and email address. They also collect (but do not retain) credit card numbers which are processed by a third-party payment 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.

The Way We Use Information:

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 may be able to 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-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.

Our Commitment To Data Security

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 and we use PayPal to process those transactions. 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.

Our Commitment To Children’s Privacy:

Opengate-ministries.org is a general audience website, and does not collect information 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.

How You Can Correct Your Information

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.

Links to Other Websites

Other websites, including those of our partners (links to which appear on opengate-ministries.org), have their own privacy policies. When you provide personal information at one of those sites, you are subject to the privacy policy of the operator of that site, not the Open Gate Ministries, Inc. privacy policy. We encourage you to read that 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.

Privacy Policy Updates

Our privacy policy is regularly reviewed to make sure we continue to serve the privacy 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.

How To Contact Us

Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please call us at 559-591-1241 or send us an email at info@opengate-ministries.org.