Collection of Your Personal Information
You can use the Church Web site without divulging any personally identifiable information, including your e-mail address
What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?
We do not collect information from visitors of our site, or other details to help you with your experience. The Church uses such identifiable information collected to continually improve the content of its Web site and to offer its visitors products and services that best meet their preferences, needs, or desires. In so using this information, the Church is able to refine their Web site and enhance the benefits it offers.
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you place an order, subscribe to a newsletter, fill out a form or enter information on our site.
How does Ray of Hope Punjabi Church use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
• To improve our website in order to better serve you.
• To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
• To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
• To quickly process your transactions.
• To ask for ratings and reviews of services or products
• To follow up with them after correspondence (live chat, email or phone inquiries)
In short, Rayofhopechurch.org does not collect personally identifiable information about you, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address, or telephone number, except when you specifically provide such information on a voluntary basis, such as when registering at the Church Web site, or requesting material from it. When possible, the Church also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests, and favorites.
The Church keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within the Church in order to determine which of the Church’s services are most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within the Church to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area and for no other purpose. Please be advised that the Church Web sites will only 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) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on the Church or the site;
• (b) protect and defend the rights or property of the Church; or
• (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Church or the public.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
How do we protect your information?
Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.
We use regular Malware Scanning.
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We implement a variety of security measures when a user places an order enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.
All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.
Use of “cookies”
Church Web site uses “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. If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies.
Cookies are uniquely assigned to you and can be read only 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 personalize the Church’s pages or register with the Church’s site or services, a cookie helps the Church recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This allows the Church to deliver messages and material more specific to your needs and to simplify the process of recording your personal information, such as your billing address, shipping address, and so on. These cookies will last for one year.
When you return to the same Church Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved so you can easily use the Church’s 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 setting to decline cookies if you prefer.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
Your internet browser is designed to warn you each time a cookie is being sent so that you can choose to turn off all cookies. These preferences may be updated through your browser settings. Since browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the many valuable interactive features of the Church’s website services or websites you visit.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information.
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
All product names, logos, and brands not owned by Ray of Hope Punjabi Church are property of their respective owners. All company, product and service names used in this website are for identification purposes only. Use of these names, logos, and brands does not imply endorsement.