No Sharing of Personal Information
God Cares Ministry will not sell, share or lease your personal information to other organizations or companies. We assure you that the identity of all our friends and partners will be kept confidential. Use of your information will be limited to the internal purposes of God Cares and only for processing your requests, maintaining communications with you and maintaining appropriate records as required by the government.
God Care’s Practices Regarding Cookies
God Cares uses its own cookies for a number of purposes, including to:
Maintain shopping cart contents without the need to personally identify yourself or log into an account on the website.
Access your information when you “sign in” so we can provide you with customized content or access information unique to you. (ex. Online courses, donation/purchase history, comments)
Provide general internal and website user analytics. We use this information to improve the God Cares’ website, and we do not share or sell this data. (ex. browsing analytics)
To support security measures such as requiring re-logging into the God Cares’ website after a certain amount of time has elapsed.
To assist in identifying possible fraudulent activities.
Collection of Information
God Cares does not collect personal information without your knowledge during your visit to our web site. However, God Cares does at times ask that you provide us with personal information while online. The type of information we collect typically, but not always, corresponds directly with the service you request.
Here is the type of information that we collect and maintain:
Name, complete address, phone number, email address
Payment information and/or billing information (God Cares does NOT store credit card data such as complete credit card numbers or security codes)
Shipping information: name and complete address
Information you wish to share: questions, comments, suggestions
How Information is Used
God Cares Ministry uses your information to understand your needs and provide you with the best service. Specifically, we use your information to help you complete a transaction, communicate with you, and update you on ministry happenings. Credit card numbers are used only for donation or payment processing and are not retained in our system. We use the comments you offer to provide you with information requested, and we take seriously each recommendation as to how we might improve communication.
When you request a resource we require that you provide certain information that allows us to complete your transaction. This information is used to create a unique account within the God Cares web site.
Our website uses 256-bit SSL encryption to protect sensitive data transmissions from your computer to our web site. You are able to see that the SSL encryption is active wherever you see the padlock icon in your browser’s URL bar next to our domain name. In certain areas, password protection is used to protect your privacy and security. We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information. We restrict access to your personally identifying information to God Cares employees and/or agents of the organization who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our services.
Links to Other Sites
We sometimes provide referrals to and links to other websites from our site. Such a link should not be seen as an endorsement, approval or agreement with any information or resources offered at sites you can access through our site. If in doubt, always check the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) address provided in your web browser to see if you are still on the God Cares website or have moved to another site. God Cares is not responsible for the content or practices of third party sites that may be linked to our site. When God Cares provides links or references to other web sites, no inference or assumption should be made and no representation should be inferred that God Cares is connected with, operates or controls these websites. Any approved link must not represent in any way, either explicitly or by implication, that you have received the endorsement, sponsorship or support of the God Cares site or endorsement, sponsorship or support of the ministry of God Cares, including its respective employees, agents or directors.
Removing Your Name From our Mailing List
It is not our desire to send unwanted mail or email to our site visitors. If you wish to update or be removed from our mailing list, please use the preferences update link or unsubscribe link at the bottom of every email you receive. Also, you may contact us by calling 440-930-2173 or by mail at God Cares Ministry, P.O. Box 355, Avon Lake, OH 44012, or fill out our Contact Us form.
updated June 20, 2018