Effective December 28, 2022
U.S. Privacy Notice
Central Missions International (CMI) is a non-profit Christian missions ministry serving and supporting several programs worldwide. Our primary focus is Joshua Village for Orphans in Oyugis, Kenya, planting churches and mentoring evangelists in the local missions fields. For many years, the Central Church of Christ in Sarasota, Florida, raised funds needed to operate and build Joshua Village. CMI remains the fundraising and awareness organization for Joshua Village today. This Privacy Notice explains how information is collected, used, and disclosed from or about you by CMI (“we,” “us,” or “our”) when you visit cmiministries.org. (Referred to as the “Site”). CMI’s activities on the site are directed toward U.S. residents.
Information We Collect
Donation Information. When you donate or register to receive the CMI newsletter, we collect the personal information you provide, such as your name, address, telephone number, email address, transaction history, and payment information. For example, suppose you dedicate your donation through a memorial or honor donation and request a memorial or honor donation notice; we will collect the recipient’s information, including the recipient’s name, address, telephone number, and email address.
Email Address. We collect and store your email address if you contact us directly or provide your email address through the site. In addition, if you opt out of future messaging, we will store your name and email address to maintain a “do not contact” list.
Survey Information. We may occasionally conduct voluntary surveys on the site. We may collect information about you and your responses if you choose to take one of our voluntary surveys.
Technical Information. This site collects information such as the visitor’s domain name, Site traffic patterns, server usage statistics, and device and operating system information.
How We Use and Share Information
We may use the information you provide for any lawful purpose, including the following:
To communicate with you, to request donations, or to inform you of special programs that may be of interest;
To process your donations, provide a receipt;
To improve and personalize the site, including enhancing and personalize the performance, content, and layout of our web pages;
To help us engage with persons who may wish to donate to CMI;
To protect the rights of CMI or others;
To comply with the law and to maintain the security of our Sites; and/or
As otherwise disclosed at the time of collection or use.
We do not rent, share or sell your personal information to outside marketers. In addition, we may share your information when required by law, including according to a subpoena, court order, governmental inquiry, or other legal process or as necessary to protect our rights, users, and donors. Without limitation, we may share information that has been de-identified or aggregated or any other technical details.
We care about the security of your transactions and apply commercially reasonable practices and technologies to safeguard your information. We employ appropriate security protocols to help protect your personally identifiable information from unauthorized access by users inside and outside the organization. Such physical, electronic, and administrative security safeguards are implemented based on the sensitivity of the personal information collected. Additionally, we use encryption, firewalls, security monitoring, and access controls to help us protect against unauthorized access. We periodically test our security procedures and personnel to ensure personnel and technical compliance.
Tailored Advertising & Analytics
We may also work with third parties that collect data about your site use for non-advertising purposes. For example, we use Google Analytics and other third-party services to improve the site's performance and for analytics and marketing purposes. For more information about how Google Analytics collects and uses data when you use our site, visit www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/, and to opt-out of Google Analytics, visit tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.
The site links to third-party websites or apps, including our social media pages.
This site may also include integrated social media tools or “plug-ins,” such as social networking, photo sharing, and video streaming tools offered by third parties. Use these tools to share personal information or interact with social media features on the site. Those social media companies may collect information about you. They may use and share such information per your account settings, including sharing it with the general public. Your interactions with third-party social media companies and the use of their features are governed by the privacy policies of the social media companies that provide them. Therefore, we encourage you to carefully read the privacy notices of any social media accounts you create and use.
Changes to our Privacy Notice
Any changes to our Privacy Notice will be posted on this page. Any changes will become effective when posted unless indicated otherwise. We encourage you to visit this page periodically to learn of updates.
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