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WorldServe Ministries | Advancing the Gospel, Impacting Nations - Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement

Greetings from WorldServe Ministries and welcome to our site! As our guest, we want to assure you that while visiting our website your privacy is a priority. WorldServe Ministries will never sell, lease or rent your confidential information. We will continually monitor our site to assure that any information you provide to us will remain secure. We want you to feel safe while visiting our site.

1. Security

Our ecommerce system uses SSL encryption to protect sensitive data transmissions from your computer to our website. In some areas, password protection is also used to protect your privacy and security.

2. Collection of Information

At times you will be asked to provide us with personal information while online. This information includes: name, mailing address, address, city, state, country, zip code, phone number, and email address. This occurs when online donations, purchases, resource requests, suggestions, concerns, ideas, personal testimonies, prayer requests or questions are submitted. No personal information is collected without your knowledge and is never shared with third parties. All information collected will be utilized to facilitate our response to your specific request, offer responses and may also be used to improve the information available and the usability of our site.

Cookies

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. It contains unique information that a website can use to track such things as passwords, pages you have visited, the date you last looked at a specific page, and to identify your session at a particular website. When a cookie has been sent to your computer by our site you have the option to refuse or allow it. If you reject the cookie, they may still browse our site however you will not be able to place an order. Our site employs cookies as a mechanism to remember information about you in order to maintain your shopping cart. We do not use cookies to store any information about you. All cookies are "session cookies" meaning they removed themselves or terminate once you close your browser.

 

Cookies will be used in two specific situations: (1) Account Registration - When requesting resources or making online purchases personal information will be required in order to create a unique account and; (2) Shopping Cart Identification - When generating a shopping cart for you that will allow us to complete your transaction. A "cookie" is offered following this "registration" as a means to automatically identify you as you are browsing the available resources and completing your request or order. The cookie is set to terminate when you exit your current browser session.

3. Use of Information

For each visitor to our Web page, our Web server automatically recognizes no information regarding the domain or email address. We collect information volunteered by the consumer, such as survey information and/or site registrations. The information we collect is not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.

4. Changes

We reserve the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time. Please review this policy often for updates.

5. Links

This website may provide links to external websites that are not a part of the WorldServe family or domain. These sites are managed by organizations, companies, or individuals not under WorldServe's control. Therefore, WorldServe is not responsible for the information or additional links you may find on that site. These links are provided merely as a convenience to you and in no way does their presence give WorldServe's endorsement of the site. Once accessing the links to another website, you are subject to the privacy policy of the website containing the information you have linked to.

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

WorldServe is pleased to have you visiting our site. Please take a moment and read through our terms and conditions because by using our site you are automatically agreeing to them. We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions at any time. Therefore, please refer back to them periodically to observe what changes may have occurred.

1. User Agreement

This "USER AGREEMENT" describes the terms and conditions under which you may use WorldServe Ministries’ website. If you do not agree with all the conditions in the "USER AGREEMENT" please do not use WorldServe.org.

2. Restrictions on Use of Our Online Materials

All Online Materials on WorldServe Ministries' site(s) including, text, software, names, logos, trademarks, service marks, trade names, images, photos, illustrations, audio clips, video clips, music (and not limited to) are copyrighted property, owned and controlled by WorldServe Ministries. You may download Online Materials for personal use provided you 1) retain all copyright, trademark and propriety notices, 2) you make no modifications to the materials, 3) you do not use the materials in a manner that suggests any false associations and 4) you do not download quantities of materials to a database, server, or personal computer for commercial purposes. Written permissions must first be obtained to copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute Online Materials in any way or for any purpose. Any content on the WorldServe Ministries' site may not be added to, removed from, distorted or misrepresented in any way.

3. Links

This website may provide links to external websites that are not a part of the WorldServe family or domain. These sites are managed by organizations, companies, or individuals not under WorldServe's control. Therefore, WorldServe is not responsible for the information or additional links you may find on that site. These links are provided merely as a convenience to you and in no way does their presence give WorldServe's endorsement of the site. Once accessing the links to another website, you are subject to the privacy policy of the website containing the information you have linked to. We are not responsible for the policies, practices or content on any third party sites and in no way should a link or reference to another site be deemed as having our endorsement.

4. Online Material Submissions

We promise to protect any suggestions, ideas, comments, or other information that you send to WorldServe Ministries through our site(s). However, this information will become and remains the exclusive property of WorldServe and can be used for any purpose by WorldServe Ministries even if this agreement is later terminated. We cannot be sued for using ideas you submit nor must we compensate you or anyone else for them. You acknowledge that you are completely and legally responsible for any submission you make.

5. Agreement Termination

This agreement may be terminated by you at any time by destroying all materials obtained from any WorldServe Ministries' websites. This includes any and all documentation, copies and installations related to our site. WorldServe Ministries may terminate portions of this agreement or in its entirety at any time without prior notification to you if we find you have broken the terms and conditions of this agreement. Once terminated, you must destroy all materials, downloads, installations, etc. related to the WorldServe site.

6. Arbitrations

All parties agree that any claim arising out of or relating to this "USER AGREEMENT" shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance to the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitrary shall be conducted in Dallas, Texas, and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered into the court having jurisdiction. All claims will be arbitrated on an individual basis and not jointly with any other claimant. Please direct all questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy or the Terms and Conditions of Use to the US Office at WorldServe Ministries 469.633.9600 or write us via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail at 5795 Genesis Ct., Frisco, TX 75034 or to the Canadian Office at WorldServe Ministries 604.531.3955 or write us via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail at 1451 Johnston Road, White Rock, BC V4A 0A9.