Welcome to the website of Impact Outreach Ministries, Inc. ("us", "we", "our", "ministry", "Impact Oureach". or "IOM").
COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Our Website typically collects two kinds of information about you: (a) informaiton that you provide, which personally identifies you; and (b) information that does not personally identify you, which we automatically collect when you visit our Website or that you provide us.
Personal Identifiable Information
Our definition of personally identifiable information includes any information that may be used to specifically identify or contact you, such as your name, address, e-mail address, phone number, etc. As a general policy, to facilitate the use of Impact Outreach Ministries content, you must provide personally identifiable information when registering to donate or receive advertisements and newsletters about our services.
Our definition of non-personally information is any information that does not personally identify you. Non-personal information can include certain personally identifiable information that has been de-identified; that is, information that has been rendered anonymous. We obtain non-personal information about you from information that you provide us, either separately or together with your personally identifiable information. We also automatically collect certain non-personal information from you when you access our Websites. This information can include, among other things, IP addresses, the type of browser you are using (e.g. Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Google Chrome, etc.), the third party website from which your visit originated, the operating system you are using (e.g. Vista, Windows XP, Macintosh OS, etc.), the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g. America Online, NetZero, Comcast, etc.), the specific areas of the Website that you visit, and the duration of your visit. Impact Outreach also allows third party companies that are presenting advertisements on some or our pages to set and access their cookies on your computer. Again, these cookies are not connected to any personal information. Third party cookie usage is subject to their own privacy policies, and Impact Outreach assumes no responsibility or liability for this usage.
What Information We Collect and How We Use That Information
Our registration forms require users to give us contact information that may include name, email address, format preference, (HTML vs. TEXT), mailing address, interests, and similar information unless indicated by the user on the order form to purchase products. We do not request or store sensistive information from our visitors, such as credit card or social security numbers.
INFORMATION SHARING AND DISCLOSURE
Personally Identifiable Information
The personally identifiable information you submit to us in generally used to register your donations and to fulfill your request for services, advertisements, and newlsetters in efforts to specifically identify or contact you, such as your name, address, e-mail address, phone number, etc.
We use non-personal information in a variety of ways, including to help analyze site traffic, understand customer needs and trends, carry out targeted promotional activities, and to improve our services. We may use your non-personal information by itself or aggregate it with information we have obtained from others. We may share your non-personal informaiton without affiliated companies and third parties to achieve these objectives and others, but remember that aggregate informaiton is anonymous information that does not personally identify you.
OTHER USES & INFORMATION
An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the internet. Web servers (computers that "serve up" web pages) automatically identify your computer by its IP address. When visitors request pages from our Websites, our servers typically log their IP address. When visitors request pages from our Websites, our servers typically log their IP addresses. We collect IP addresses and any personally identifiable information to identify a visitor when we feel it is necessary to enforce compliance with our Website rules or to: (a) fulfill a government request; (b) conform with the requirements of the law or legal process; (c) protect or defend our legal rights or property, our Website, or other users (d) in an emergency to protect the health and safety of our Website's users or the general public.
"Cookies" are small text files from a website that are stored on your hard drive. These text files make using our Website more convenient by, among other things, saving your passwords and preferences for you. Cookies themselves do not typically contain any personally identifiable information. We may analyze the information derived from these cookies and match this information with data provided by your or another party.
Email Communications Personally Identifiable Information
If you send us an email questions or comments, we may use your personally identifiable informationto respond to your questions or comments, and we may save your questions or comments for future reference. For security reasons, we do not recommended that you send non-public personal information, such as passwords, social security numbers, or bank account information, to us by email. However, aside from our reply to such an email, it is not our standard practice to send you an email unless you request a particular service or sign up for a feature that involves email communications, it related to services you are receiving us, we are sending your information about our other services, or you consented to being contacted by email for a particular purpose. In certain instances, we may provide you with the option to set your preferences for receiving email communication from us; that is, agree to some communcation but not others.
Transfer of Assets
As we continue our business, we may sell or purchase assets. If another entity acquires us or all (or substantially all) of our assets, the personally identifiable information and non-personal information we have about you will be transferred to and used by this acquiring entity. Also, if any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding is brought by or against us, all such information may be considered an asset or ours and as such may be sold or transfered to third parties.
Notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, we reserve the right to disclose any personally identifiable information or non-personal informatonabout you if we are required to do so by law, with respect to copyright or other intellectual property infringement claims, or if we believe that such action is neccessary to: (a) fulfill a government request; (b) conform with the requirements of the law or legal process; (c) protect or defend our legal rights or property, our Website, or other uers; or (d) in an emergency to protect the health and safety of our Website users or the general public.
KEEPING YOUR INFORMATION SECURE
We have implemented security measures we consider reasonable and appropriate to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Please be advised; however, that while we strive to protect your personally identifiable information and privacy, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you disclose or transmit to us online and are not responsbile for the theft, destruction, or inadvertant disclosure of your personally identifiable information.
Our Websites may link to or contain links to other third party websites that we do not control or maintain, such as in connection with federal, state, and or local entities referenced on our Website. We are not responsible for the privacy practices employed by any third party website. We encourage you to note when you leave our Website and to read the privacy statements of al third party websites before submitting any personally identifiable information.
If you do not consent to the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information as outlined in this policy, please do not provide any personal informaiton to Impact Outrech Minsitries. If you have provided personal information to Impact Outreach and no longer consent to its use or disclosure as outlined herein; please notify Impact Outreach at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Impact Outreach may at any time, without notice to you and in its sole discretion, amend this policy from time to time. Please review this policy periodically. Your continued use of the Impact Outreach website after any such amendments signifies your acceptance thereof.
QUESTIONS OR SUGGESTIONS
We will respond to your request and if applicable and appropriate, make the requested change in our active databases as soon as reasonably practicable. Please not that we may not be able to fulfill certain requests while allowing you access to certain benefits, features and services offered on or through our Website.