Psalm 23’s Online Privacy Policy  

 

1. Our Policy 

 

This   Privacy (“Policy”) covers Psalm 23 Transition Society’s (“Psalm 23”)  treatment of   personal information or personally identifiable information ( both "Personal Information") that may be collected or submitted when the web-user (“you”) are using   the Psalm 23’s website or   services. This Policy does not apply to companies that Psalm 23 does not own or control, or to individuals that are not under Psalm 23’s supervisory control. Please understand that whenever you voluntarily disclose Personal Information online, this information cannot be made one-hundred percent secure and, in some cases, that information can be intercepted, collected and used by others. However, we work hard to protect your information at all times, and protect your information in several ways. Your information is stored on a secure server that Psalm 23 and its authorized personnel can only access through a password. Additionally, when you make an online donation to Psalm 23, Paypal employs a high level of encryption of your Personal Information during transmission to prevent third parties without authorization from intercepting it. 

 

2. How We Collect Your Personal Information  

 

While using Psalm 23’s website, you may submit Personal Information when making an online donation, signing up for our periodic e-newsletters, or to download various informational documents we produce. Depending on the service or process, the Personal Information you may be asked to provide could include items such as your: name,  postal address, email address, phone number, and credit or debit card information and demographic information. 

 

Personal Information may also be collected, or your IP address logged, when you visit Psalm 23’s website. Your IP information allows us to understand how you use our site and to enable us to make changes to our site in order to improve your experience. Information regarding your computer, your connection to our website (such as your browser type, operating system, and platform) and your user history (including, but not limited to, your session information, page errors and the length of your visits to specific pages within our   website) may also be collected. 

 

3. How We Use Your Personal Information  

 

Psalm 23 may use the Personal Information you provide for purposes such as: carrying out an event registration made by you; fulfilling your requests for information; accepting online donations; completing purchase transactions; improving the content and overall look and feel of our website and services; contacting you, conducting market research, providing reporting for internal accounting, budgeting and fundraising activities; contacting you regarding changes to our website or how we operate at Psalm 23, and customizing the content that you see on the Psalm 23 website. Psalm 23 also retains the details of purchases and other online transactions, donations and payments made with us or through any partners affiliated with our website. 

 

4. How Your Personal Information Is Disclosed. 

 

It is Psalm 23’s policy not to disclose, sell or rent your Personal Information to any individual, business, government entity or outside parties except: (i) to provide information needed to deliver products and services you've purchased/requested from us through our website;   (ii) in response to a validly-issued subpoena, court order, or other legal process; (iii) when necessary to establish or exercise our   legal rights or defend   against legal action; or (v) where you request Psalm 23 to do so. 

 

From time to time, Psalm 23 may use return email addresses to answer the email we receive from you. Such addresses are not used for   any other purpose.  Your Personal Information will not be collected for use that is in violation of the law or for any purposes and uses not discussed in this Policy, unless you are also provided an   opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses. 

 

5. Web Statistics & Shared Data  

 

We collect and use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user movement and obtain broad demographic information for reporting   and development purposes. From time to time, we may use this   information to better design our website and to share with select partners, sponsors, and/or affiliates. However IP addresses are not linked to Personal Information, which is kept anonymous. 

 

6. Children's Privacy 

 

Protecting the privacy of children is especially i mportant to us. For that reason, we do not collect information provided by users under the age of   13, nor do   we solicit information from users under the age of 13. 

 

7. Scope of this Policy; Third Party Websites  

 

Although this policy applies to the all information obtained by you for the purpose of accessing or using content controlled and owned by Psalm 23, it does not apply to businesses or entities that are not owned or controlled by us. 

This website may contain links to other third party websites. Please be aware that Psalm 23 does not claim any responsibility for the privacy practices of these third party   sites. W e encourage you to   be aware when you leave our site and to take reasonable precautions when sharing your personally identifiable information on third party websites. 

 

8. Opt-In Policy 

 

You may "opt in" to receive newsletters, promotional offers and other useful information from us. To unsubscribe from our mailings, you can hit the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of our emails and follow the simple instructions to “opt out”. 

 

9. Amendments. 

Psalm 23 reserves the right   to amend this   policy at any time. Psalm 23 will contact registered users by   e-mail, and shall also post a notice of changes on iour web site, when and if the terms of this policy are amended. 

 

10. Contact. 

You may contact Psalm 23 directly by e-mailing us at psalm23society@shaw.ca should you have any questions regarding this policy. 

 

Rev. August 2013 

 

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