At Calvary Chapel Kelowna [CCK], our mission is to lead people into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and to strengthen the local church.
CCK is a Christian ministry, organized as a British Columbia non-profit corporation. The success of our mission requires that we daily earn your trust, by doing our utmost to preserve your privacy and the security of your personal information, and by clearly informing you of how we use your information. Thank you for taking the time to review the statements that follow.
THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Our systems automatically collect the IP address of the computer you use to visit our website, and track the number of site visitors and the number of visits to each page and resource on the website. This information cannot be used to identify a specific person.
CCK never collects personal information without your knowledge and consent. We may request personal information when you subscribe to our eBulletin, volunteer to serve using an online form, register for an event using an online form, make a donation, submit a prayer request, or use site links to otherwise communicate with us. This information may include, but may not be limited to, your first and last names, postal address, telephone number, email address, and other demographic information. For online transactions, we use PayPal and therefore do not collect or store your credit card number, expiration date, and may request your Card Security Code [CSC, CVV2, or CCID] number.
HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We use network information to help us understand how people use our website, to administer the site, and to get trend-level information about site visitors and how they reached our site.
We use personal information primarily to serve your specific needs and fulfill your specific requests, at your personal direction. We may also share your personal information with external service providers who help us better serve you, under strict contractual terms that preserve your privacy and prevent any misuse of your personal information. Examples of such service providers include, but are not limited to, mailing service bureaus and credit card processors.
YOUR INFORMATION IS NEVER SOLD, RENTED, OR LEASED
Your use of our website is confidential. Calvary Chapel Kelowna will not sell, rent, lease, or exchange your information with any other organization, except for those service providers who help us serve you under contract, as described in the preceding section of this policy, or if legally required to do so, such as by law, regulation, court order, subpoena, search warrant, or in response to privacy processes, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Calvary Chapel Kelowna or its personnel.
YOUR INFORMED CONSENT
INFORMATION SECURITY AT CCK
CCK is committed to preserving the security of all information in our custody. Our information systems are maintained in physically secured, access-controlled data centers. All data are protected through a multi-layered approach at the network, storage, server, and applications levels, with data access rigorously controlled and limited to trained employees on a need-to-know basis. In addition, we engage external consultants to audit our online systems and test them periodically for all known vulnerabilities.
You have the option, through changing your browser settings, of refusing all cookies, or of being notified when a website attempts to send a cookie to your browser. If you choose not to accept cookies, your online experience may be restricted, and some site features may not operate as designed.
SECURE CREDIT CARD PROCESSING
CCK uses Secure Sockets Layer [SSL] technology to securely encrypt data sent during credit card transactions. Credit card numbers are not retained on our online systems, but are immediately destroyed once passed to our credit card processor. You can be confident that your online transactions with Calvary Chapel Kelowna are secured to the highest standards set by the credit card processing industry.
Calvary Chapel Kelowna will not knowingly collect or preserve data from children under 16 years of age. We recommend that you become involved with your child’s Internet activities and their access to our site, so that you can help protect their privacy. We recommend the article “Privacy and Kids” at the Office of the Privacy Commissioner website as a resource you can use to help protect your children.
Our goal is to serve you with excellence. We never intend to send communications you do not want.
If you do not want to receive email from us in the future, please let us know by unsubscribing as indicated in the email, sending us email at firstname.lastname@example.org, calling us at the above telephone number, or writing to us at the above address.
If you supply us with your postal address online you may receive periodic mailings from us, with information about new resources and services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please let us know by calling us at the number provided above, emailing us at the above address, or writing to us at the above address.
If you give us your telephone number(s) online, you may receive telephone calls from us, with information about new resources and services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such telephone calls, please let us know by sending us e-mail at the above address, calling us at the above telephone number, or writing to us at the above address.