Privacy Policy

Awareness

THE CHURCH OF GOD IN EASTERN CANADA provides this online privacy policy to inform you of the way your information is collected and used as well as to make you aware of our security practices. We also provide you with the opportunity to remove your name from our postal mailing list, if you desire to do so.

Information We Collect

There are three different ways in which we collect information from visitors on our Web site:

  • From online requests for information (i.e. e-mail newsletters, contact forms, etc.) or
  • From online requests for materials from our organization (i.e. requesting a free offer, or committing your life to Christ.); or
  • From online donations

The information we collect online includes name, address, city, prov., postal code, telephone number, e-mail address, and, in the case of online donations.

How the Information is Used

THE CHURCH OF GOD IN EASTERN CANADA uses your information to understand your needs and provide you with better online service. We may use your information to complete a transaction, issue you an income tax receipt for a donation, or personalize our Web site for you. If you so desire, we may also use this information to update you on ministry projects and activities.

Credit card numbers are used only for donation or payment processing and are not retained for any other purposes. We also provide you the opportunity to remove your name from our postal mailing list, if you desire to do so. Please review the corresponding section of this privacy policy below.

In addition, THE CHURCH OF GOD IN EASTERN CANADA will not send you e-mail that you have not agreed to receive. We may periodically send you e-mail announcing news and event information. If you choose to supply your postal address in an online form, you may receive mailings from us as well.

No Sharing of Personal Information

THE CHURCH OF GOD IN EASTERN CANADA never sells, rents, leases or exchanges your personal information with other third-party organizations. THE CHURCH OF GOD IN EASTERN CANADA assures you that the identity of all who contact us through this Web site will be kept confidential. Use of your personal information will be limited to further the ministry activities of THE CHURCH OF GOD IN EASTERN CANADA and partner ministries.

THE CHURCH OF GOD IN EASTERN CANADA retains your personal information as confidential. The information you provide will be used to inform you of THE CHURCH OF GOD IN EASTERN CANADA programs and projects, to help and encourage you spiritually, and to provide you opportunities to support our work. Please contact the THE CHURCH OF GOD IN EASTERN CANADA at 1-905-627-5236 or e-mail info@chogec.ca if you do not want your information to be used for the purposes described.

Security

THE CHURCH OF GOD IN EASTERN CANADA is committed to ensuring the security of your personal information. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the proper use of information, we have established and implemented appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. THE CHURCH OF GOD IN EASTERN CANADA uses Internet Encryption Software, Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Protocol when collecting or transferring sensitive data such as credit card information. Any information you enter is encrypted at your browser, sent over the public Internet in encrypted form, and then de-encrypted at our server. Once we receive your credit card information, it is accessible only to a small number of trusted THE CHURCH OF GOD IN EASTERN CANADA volunteers who have been specially trained in processing this information. It is never shared, sold, or exchanged with a third-party organization.

Cookies

Many Web sites place cookies on your hard drive. You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the settings of your browser. Your browser can refuse all cookies, or show you when a cookie is being sent. If you choose not to accept these cookies, your experience at our site and other Web sites may be diminished and some features may not work as intended. We do not allow, write to, or serve to third-party organization cookies.

Links to Outside Sites

This Web site links to documents located on Web sites maintained by other organizations or individuals. Once you access a link to another Web site, please be aware that THE CHURCH OF GOD IN EASTERN CANADA is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.

Removing Your Name from Our Mailing List

We give you the opportunity to remove your name from our postal mailing list so that you do not receive any future communications from our ministry. If you desire to permanently remove your name, you can e-mail info@chogec.ca. If you determine that our information about you is inaccurate or it has changed, you may modify information by sending an e-mail to info@chogec.ca.

If you would like to subscribe, unsubscribe, or modify your subscriptions to THE CHURCH OF GOD IN EASTERN CANADA e-mail newsletters, please see E-mail Newsletters.

Contacting Us

If you have comments or questions about our online privacy policy, you can e-mail info@chogec.ca. If you have spiritual questions, would like more information about THE CHURCH OF GOD IN EASTERN CANADA, or are experiencing technical trouble, please see Contact THE CHURCH OF GOD IN EASTERN CANADA.

The Church of God in Easter Canada may occasionally amend this policy. If we do so, we will notify you immediately, so you will always be kept up to date on material changes to our policies.

Approved by the Board of Directors, 2008.