COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION:
Personal Information is information about you that identifies you as an individual, for example, your name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number.
We collect information that you voluntarily provide to us through responses to surveys, search functions, questionnaires, feedback, contact forms and the like. We may offer spiritual assessment tools in our Site that ask you to provide self-assessment information. We may also ask you to provide additional information such as your e-mail address if you want to obtain additional services, information, participate in a contest or to resolve complaints or concerns.
HOW DOES DoH USE INFORMATION GATHERED ABOUT ONLINE VISITORS?
Before forwarding us any personal information, please be advised that any information gathered on our Site may be used in the aggregate for research and development relating to our Site and/or for future site development and, if you ask us to, to send you promotional/devotional materials. In particular, we may use information gathered about you for the following purposes: to monitor interest in our devotional content and to assist us to tailor the content of our Site to your needs by collecting information about your preferences through tracking of patterns page views on our Site; to create a profile relating to you in order to show you the content that might be of interest to you and to display the content according to your preferences; and, in circumstances where you have indicated that you wish to receive additional information, to send you information about us and promotional material about our devotional content together with details of any offers we may have available from time to time.
PROMOTIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL OFFERS:
With the permission of an online visitor, information submitted at the time of registration or submission may be used for marketing and promotional purposes by DoH provided notice of this fact is made available online. If a visitor objects to such use for any reason, he/she may prevent that use, either by e-mail request or by modifying the registration information provided. DoH uses reasonable efforts to maintain visitors’ information in a secure environment within the hosting space. If you have submitted personal information and want to change it or opt-out, please contact us at contact @ dewsofhope.ca
DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION:
DoH, in common with many web site operators, may use standard technology called “cookies” on its Site.
Cookies are small data files that are downloaded onto your computer when you visit a particular web site. You can disable cookies by turning them off in your browser; however, some areas of the Site may not function properly if you do so.
PROTECTION OF CHILDREN ONLINE:
DoH considers the protection of children’s privacy, especially online, to be of the utmost importance. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from children nor do we allow them to become registered users of, or to request information through, our Site or help-seeking information lines.
ADDITIONAL TERMS FOR CERTAIN WEBSITE:
Generally, you are not required to provide personal information as a condition of using our Site, except as may be necessary to provide you with a general or personalized devotional content or service that you have requested.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
EMBEDDED CONTENt FROM OTHER WEBSITES:
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other webSite behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
PROTECTION OF INFORMATION:
Our Commitment to Security
We have put in place physical, electronic, and administrative procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online.
Storage of Information
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users who register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.