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MinistryHome is an online service that allows individuals, churches and ministries to build unique websites. MinistryHome members can view each others' sites. To enrich our members' experience, we request and display some personal information to other members and visitors, which allows our users to identify each other and expand their networks. MinistryHome members can change their profile information at any time and can control how other members and the service communicates with them.
MinistryHome collects user submitted information such as name, email address, and age to authenticate users and to send notifications to those users relating to the MinistryHome service. MinistryHome also collects other profile data including but not limited to: personal interests, gender, age, education and occupation in order to assist users in finding and communicating with each other.
MinistryHome also logs non-personally-identifiable information including IP address, profile information, aggregate user data, and browser type, from users and visitors to the site This data is used to manage the website, track usage and improve the website services. This non-personally-identifiable information may be shared with third-parties to provide more relevant services and advertisements to members. User IP addresses are recorded for security and monitoring purposes.
User Profile information including members' pictures and first names are displayed to people in order to facilitate user interaction in the MinistryHome social networking community. Email addresses are used for the purposes of inviting new friends to join MinistryHome, to add users to members' friends' networks, and to send notifications related to the service. Users' full names are never directly revealed to other members. To facilitate searching and finding friends and acquaintances on the service, MinistryHome allows users to search for other members using first and last name, email address, and schools and/or companies where users may have attended or worked.
We may also use a user's email address to send updates, a newsletter or news regarding the service. Users may choose not to receive email of this type by changing their "notification" setting to "Do not send me notification emails" in the user "Profile Settings"
From time to time, MinistryHome or a partner, may sponsor a promotion, sweepstake or contest on MinistryHome. Users may be asked to provide personal information including name, email address or home address or to answer questions in order to participate. We may transfer personal information to certain ad partners that you have explicitly requested to receive information from. It will be clear at the point of collection who is collecting the personal information and whose privacy statement will apply.
MinistryHome members can invite friends to join the service by sending invitation emails via our automated invitation system. MinistryHome stores the email addresses that members provide so that the respondents may be added to the friend's list of the member sending the invitations, and also to send reminders of the invitations MinistryHome does not sell these email addresses or use them to send any other communication besides invitations, invitation reminders (up to three (3) per email address). Recipients of invitations from MinistryHome may contact MinistryHome to request the removal of their information from our database.
MinistryHome members may also store email addresses of people they know in their internal MinistryHome address book and may also choose to send invitations and other communications to those addresses.
MinistryHome users may modify or remove any of their personal information at any time by logging into their account and accessing features such as Edit Profile and Account Info.
Members who no longer wish to receive updates or notifications may choose not to by selecting 'Do not send me notification emails' in the user profile 'Account Settings'. Users who do not wish to receive MinistryHome newsletters may choose not to by selecting 'Do not send me MinistryHome newsletters' in the user profile 'Account Settings'. All notification emails and MinistryHome newsletters also include the above instructions for opting-out of those communications in the future.
MinistryHome member accounts are secured by member-created passwords MinistryHome takes precautions to insure that member account information is kept private. We use reasonable measures to protect member information that is stored within our database, and we restrict access to member information to those employees who need access to perform their job functions, such as our customer service personnel and technical staff. Please note that we cannot guarantee the security of member account information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of member information at any time For any additional information about the security measures we use on MinistryHome, please contact us a privacy@MinistryHome.org
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, please contact us at: privacy@MinistryHome.org