PRIVACY POLICY

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to www.chaplainearlsmithministries.com and Chaplain Earl Smith Ministries, and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Chaplain Earl Smith Ministries include www.chaplainearlsmithministries.com and The Ministries. The Ministries website is a nonprofit and ministry services website. By using The Ministries website, you consent to the data practices as described in this statement. 

Collection of your Personal Information

In order to better provide you with the products and services offered on our Site, The Ministries may collect personally identifiable information, such as your: 

  • First and Last Name

  • Mailing Address

  • E-mail Address

  • Phone Number

If you make any purchases on The Ministries' website, including services or donations, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction. 

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you use certain services on our site. These may include: (a) registering for an account on our Site; (b) sending us an email message; (c) submitting your credit card ot other payment information when ordering and purchasing services or donations on our Site. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to our Ministry services that you have requested from us. We may also gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future. 

Use of your Personal Information

The Ministries collects and uses your personal information to operate its webiste and deliver the services or information you have requested. 

The Ministries may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from The Ministries and its affiliates. 

Sharing Infromation with Third Parties 

The Ministries does not sell, rent, or lease its contact lists to third parties. 

 

The Ministries may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to The Ministries, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. 

 

The Ministries may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) confirm to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on The Ministries or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of The Ministries; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of The Ministries, or the public. 

Tracking User Behavior 

The Ministries may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within The Ministries in order to determine what of The Ministries' services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within The Ministries to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area. 

Automatically Collected Information

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by The Ministries. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding the use of The Ministries' website. 

Use of Cookies

The Ministries website may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. 

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you register with The Ministries site or services, a cookie helps The Ministries to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same The Ministries website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved so you can easily use The Ministries features that you customized. 

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of The Ministries services or websites you visit. 

Links

This website may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other sites that collects personally identifiable information. 

Right to Deletion

Subject to certain exceptions set out below, on receipt of a verifiable request from you, we will:

  • Delete your personal information from our records; and

  • Direct any service providers to delete your personal information from their records.

Please note that we may not be able to comply with requests to delete your personal information if it is necessary to: 

  • Complete the transaction for which the personal information was collected, provide a good or service requested by you, or reasonably anticipated within the context of our ongoing business relationship with you, or otherwise perform a contract between you and us; 

  • Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity; or prosecute those responsible for that activity;

  • Debug to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality; 

  • Exercise free speech, ensure the right of another consumer to exercise their right of free speech, or exercise another right provided for by law; 

  • Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act;

  • Engage in public or peer-reviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research in the public interest that adheres to all other applicable ethics and privacy laws, when our deletion of the information is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of such research, provided that we have obtained your informed consent; 

  • Enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with your expectations based on your relationship with us; 

  • Comply with an existing legal obligation; or 

  • Otherwise use your personal information, internally, in a lawful manner, that is compatible with the context in which you provided the information. 

Children Under Thirteen

The Ministries does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website. 

Email Communications

From time to time, The Ministries may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional information, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communications. In order to improve our services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from The Ministries or click on a link therein. 

If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from The Ministries, you may opt out of such communications by clicking on the UNSUBSCRIBE button. 

Changes to this Statement

The Ministries reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our site, and/or by uploading any privacy information on this page. Your continued use of the Site and/or Services available through Chaplain Earl Smith Ministries and this Site after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgement of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide by and be bound by that Policy. 

Contact Information

The Ministries welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that The Ministries has not adhered to this statement, please contact The Ministries at: 

Chaplain Earl Smith Ministries

3029 N. Franklin Avenue

Stockton, CA 95203

Email Address:

contact@chaplainearlsmithministries.com

Phone: 

209.227.5572

Effective as of December 21, 2020