Information We Collect
There are three different ways in which we collect information from visitors on our Web site:
1. From online requests for information (i.e. e-mail newsletters, contact forms, etc.);
2. From online requests for materials from our organization (i.e. requesting a free offer, or committing your life to Christ.)
3. From online donations
The information we collect online includes name, address city, state, ZIP/postal code, telephone number, e-mail address, and, in the case of online donations or online shopping, credit card number and expiration date. In order to continually improve our service to you and tailor our future communications to you, we may also ask you to provide us with information regarding your demographics, comments, professional interests, and contact preferences.
How the Information is Used
No Sharing of Personal Information
STYOA never sells, rents, leases or exchanges your personal information with other organizations. STYOA assures you that the identity of all who contact us through this Web site will be kept confidential. STYOA may occasionally send mailings on behalf of other organizations or ministries when their interests align with STYOA. Use of your personal information will be limited to further the ministry activities of STYOA and partner ministries.
STYOA 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. STYOA uses Internet Encryption Software through our provider Acceptiva, 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 STYOA employees who have been specially trained in processing this information.
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.
Children's Online Privacy
We are concerned about the privacy of young children, and we do not collect any more personal information than is reasonably necessary to enable them to participate in the activities we offer on our sites. We encourage you to become involved with your child's access to the Internet and to our site in order to ensure that his or her privacy is well protected.To read more about online safety and how to become more involved with your child's online experience, visit the Federal Trade Commission Web site. You may also benefit from the information and resources available on ProtectKids.com.
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 STYOA 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 email and 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 use the contact form. If you determine that our information about you is inaccurate or it has changed, you may modify information by contacting us by phone or the online contact form