Jesus.net is committed to maintaining your trust and confidence. The following Privacy Policy is intended to protect and secure any personally identifiable information you provide to our ministry online.

Awareness

Jesus.net provides this Privacy Policy to inform you of the way you can allow your information to be collected and used, as well as to make you aware of our security practices. We also provide you with the opportunity to remove your name from our postal mailing list if you desire to do so.

Information we collect

There are four ways visitors allow us to collect personal information from our websites:

  1. From online requests for information (i.e., email newsletters, contact forms, etc.);
  2. From online requests for materials from our ministry(i.e., requesting a free offer, or committing your life to Christ);
  3. From registering contact information online to receive a reply to a question or to engage in other activities, such as downloads of materials, services, and products;
  4. and From online donations. Information we may collect online includes your name, address, city, state, ZIP/postal code, telephone number, email address, and, in the case of online donations or online shopping, credit card number and expiration date. To improve our service to you and tailor our future communications to you, we may also ask you to provide us with information regarding your demographics, comments, professional interests and contact preferences.

How the information is used

Jesus.net uses your information to understand your needs and provide you with better online service. We may use your information to complete a transaction, issue you an income tax receipt for a donation, or personalize our website for you. If you so desire, we may also use this information to update you on ministry projects and activities. Credit card numbers are used only for donation or payment processing and are not retained for any other purposes. We also provide you the opportunity to remove your name from our postal mailing list if you desire to do so. Please review the corresponding section of this Privacy Policy below.

In addition, Jesus.net will not send you email that you have not agreed to receive. If you do agree to receive email, we may periodically send you information announcing news and events. If you choose to supply your postal address in an online form, you may receive mailings from us as well.

No sharing of personal information

Jesus.net never sells, rents, leases or exchanges your personal information with other organizations. Jesus.net assures you that the identity of all who contact us through this website will be kept confidential. Jesus.net may occasionally send mailings on behalf of other organizations or ministries when their interests align with Jesus.net’s. Use of your personal information will be limited to further the ministry activities of Jesus.net and partner ministries.

Transfer of personal information outside of your country

For technical and operational reasons, it may be necessary for your personal information to be transferred to the servers of companies affiliated with Jesus.net located outside of your country.  If this is to happen, the personal information contained in your account will also be saved in a foreign country and we will take steps with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected.  Of course, your information will not be collected unless you provide it to us.  By requesting information or materials from our organization or registering your personal information with our organization, you consent to your personal information being transferred outside of your country if necessary for technical or operational reasons.

Security

Jesus.net is committed to ensuring the security of your 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. Jesus.net uses Internet Encryption Software, Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Protocol when collecting or transferring sensitive data such as credit card information. Any information you enter is encrypted at your browser, sent over the public Internet in encrypted form, then de-encrypted at our server. Once we receive your credit card information, it is accessible only to a small number of trusted Jesus.net employees who are specially trained in processing this information.

Cookies

From time to time, we may send a “cookie” to your computer. A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. A cookie can’t read data off of your hard drive or read cookie files created by other sites. Cookies do not damage your system. We use cookies to recognize you when you return to our sites, or to identify which areas of our network of websites you have visited. We may use this information to better personalize the content you see on our sites.

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.

Children’s online privacy

We are concerned about the privacy of young children, and we do not collect any more personal information than is reasonably necessary to enable them to participate in the activities we offer on our sites. We encourage you to become involved with your child’s access to the Internet and to our sites in order to ensure that his or her privacy is well protected.

Links to outside sites

This website links to documents on websites maintained by other organizations or individuals. Once you access a link to another website, please be aware that Jesus.net is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

Viewing, changing, and deleting your personal information

We give you the opportunity to view your personal information and to remove your name from our mailing list so that you do not receive any future communications from our ministry. If you desire to view your personal information or permanently remove your name, you can contact us. If you determine that our information about you is inaccurate or it has changed, you may modify information by contacting us.

If you would like to subscribe, unsubscribe or modify your subscriptions to Jesus.net’s email newsletters, please contact us.

Contact us

If you have comments or questions about our online privacy policy, please contact us.