On some Church Ministries International websites you can provide contact information for ministry-related purposes, to order resources, or to make ministry contributions. Here are the types of personal information that we collect:
contact information: name, title, organization/church, complete address, phone number, email address;
payment information: credit card number and expiration date, billing information; and banking information for those opting to provide recurring monthly donations;
shipping information: name, organization/church, complete address;
information concerning how you heard about Church Ministries International;
information you wish to leave: questions, comments, suggestions; and
your request to receive periodic updates: e.g., to those who request it, we will send periodic e-mails related to specific fund-raising appeals, prayer concerns, and newsletters.
How Information is Used
Church Ministries International uses your information to understand your needs and provide you with better service. Specifically, we use your information to help you complete a transaction, communicate back to you, update you on ministry happenings, and to personalize our website for you. Credit card numbers are used only for donation or payment processing and are not retained for other purposes. We use the comments you offer to provide you with information requested, and we take seriously each recommendation as to how we might improve communication.
No Sharing of Personal Information
Church Ministries International will not sell, rent, or lease your personal information to other organizations. We assure you that the identity of all who contact us through our websites will be kept confidential. Use of personal information will be limited to the internal purposes of Church Ministries International and only to further the ministry activities and purposes of Church Ministries International.
Church Ministries International is committed to ensuring the security of your sensitive 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. We use Internet encryption software, Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol when collecting or transferring sensitive data such as credit card information.
Many websites 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 websites may be diminished and some features may not work as intended.
Third Party Services
Church Ministries International utilizes third party services to manage E-Commerce and E-newsletter services. CMI only contracts with reputable companies with privacy policies and standards in keeping with our own. All user information is confidential and used for CMI purposes only. Donor information and subscriber lists are managed by CMI personnel.
Removing Your Name From Our Mailing List
Our website gives you the opportunity to remove your name from our mailing list so that you do not receive any future communications from our ministry. If you desire to remove your name, you can send us an email at email@example.com.