Last updated: June 18, 2018
This policy details how Andrew Farley Ministries (AFM) both processes and protects personal information in order to keep our supporters informed about our purpose of helping other discover the life-transforming grace of Jesus Christ.
What is Andrew Farley Ministries?
Andrew Farley Ministries (AFM) is a non-profit 501c3 organization located in Texas within the United States of America. Andrew Farley Ministries (AFM) was founded in 2015. We exist to proclaim the finished work of Jesus Christ with boldness and clarity. Our ability to share the message of God’s grace is dependent upon the generous funding we receive from supporters like you.
This policy is effective beginning May 1, 2018. Your continued interaction with AFM means that you are happy for us to use your personal information as described in this policy. We may update the details of this policy, so please check back from time to time.
What data or information is covered by this policy?
This policy covers information about or linked to a natural person (personal information). It includes data we obtain from you, such as your name, email address, phone number, IP address, or mobile device’s unique identifier, and may include financial information (if you are a donor) and/or faith information.
Why does AFM collect personal information?
We aim to communicate meaningful and encouraging information to our supporters by mail, email, text, or telephone. Our communications may include news about our progress and ways that our supporters can help us accomplish our goal of sharing the message God’s amazing grace. We also use personal information to keep AFM running, to better understand how our supporters use what we offer them, to customize their experiences (including the content, marketing materials, and promotions they see), to prevent abuse, and to improve AFM in general. We process your data based on these legitimate interests.
When does AFM collect personal information?
We may collect personal information during your interaction with our primary ministry website, our individual book websites, our mobile applications, our social media pages, and when you correspond with us by telephone, e-mail, mail or text.
Does AFM share personal information with others?
We will not sell, distribute, or lease your personal information to third parties, unless we are required by law to do so.
What are your personal information rights?
If you have any questions or concerns about this policy or wish to exercise your rights, please contact us by email at email@example.com or mail: Andrew Farley Ministries, PO Box 8867, Pueblo, Colorado, 81008. We seek to respond to you within 30 days from receipt of your correspondence related to privacy matters. However, you have the right to contact the data protection supervisory authority to lodge a complaint with the UK Information Commissioner’s Office online at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/handling/. You have the right to request us to provide you details of the personal information we hold about you. You have the right to ask us to correct our records if you believe they contain incorrect or incomplete information about you. You have the right to erasure (deletion), without undue delay, of your personal information for which you later withdraw your consent to processing, or when it is no longer needed for purpose it was originally collected. You have the right to temporarily restrict our processing of your personal information if: you contest the accuracy of your personal information; you prefer we restrict its use rather than erase it; you need it to be preserved to establish, exercise, or defend a legal claim; while you are verifying whether we have overriding legitimate grounds to use it. You have the right to be informed before we lift the processing restriction. You have the right to ask us to provide you (in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format without hindrance) personal information about you that we have which you had provided to us. You may ask us to transmit it directly to another controller if it is technically feasible. You have the right to object to direct marketing. AFM does not currently employ automated processing/profiling that produce legal effects on individuals.
We believe that our supporters share our genuine interest of spreading the gospel around the world through our diverse media channels. We also believe that our supporters expect us to tell them about new opportunities to contribute to our unique and rewarding work. We depend on our supporters’ generosity to continue our work and believe that this type of communication is a legitimate interest of ours that also respects our supporters’ rights and freedoms.
You always have the right to object to receiving direct marketing from us even if we believe that we have a legitimate interest to communicate with you in this way. You can contact us to request that we stop all direct marketing messages by calling 800-658-9807, emailing our database manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To stop any undesired email marketing, simply click on the Unsubscribe link within any email. Requests are usually processed immediately, but please allow ten business days for the removal request to be processed. Even after you unsubscribe from promotional email messages, you may still receive transactional (non-marketing) messages from us.
We are committed to ensuring personal information is secure. We have put security measures in place to attempt to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of personal information under our control. For example, we use secure server software (SSL) to encrypt financial and personal information we collect online. We do not store credit card details. Unfortunately, the transmission of data across the Internet is not completely secure and while we do our best to try to protect the security of your information, we cannot ensure or guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration of data will not occur while data is being transferred. We also put administrative procedures in place to, for example, only allow authorized personnel to access systems containing personal information. If you have access to parts of our websites or use our services (our institute, for example), you remain responsible for keeping your user ID and password confidential.
Data Retention; Storage & International Data Transfers
We will keep personal information only for as long as we need it to maintain our relationship with you, provide you with the products, services or information you requested, to inform our research into the preferences of our supporters, to comply with the law, and to ensure we do not communicate with individuals that asked us not to. When we no longer need the information, we will dispose of it securely.
Personal information is stored by us on computers located within the USA and/or Canada. We may also store information in paper files. We may transfer personal information to reputable third party organizations situated inside or outside the European Economic Area. These organizations are required to safeguard personal information pursuant to their contractual obligations or participation in international data transfer mechanisms including the US-EU Privacy Shield framework.
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