FAITHBOX PRIVACY POLICY

Effective Date of Current Policy: November 20, 2018

Faithbox, Inc. (“Faithbox”, “we” or “us”) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it.  When you visit the website www.faithbox.com (the “Site”), you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, including any future modifications thereto (this “Privacy Policy”). The terms of this Privacy Policy, govern your access to and use of the Site and any other sites, applications, features, technology, software, content or promotions offered by us from time to time, that link or otherwise refer to this Privacy Policy (each, a “Service” and collectively, the “Services”).

Introduction

This Privacy Policy describes the treatment of information provided or collected on the sites and applications where this Privacy Policy is posted, whether on our digital properties or on applications we make available on third-party sites or platforms. We follow this Privacy Policy in accordance with applicable law in the places where we operate.  In some cases, we may provide additional data privacy notices specific to certain products, practices, or regions. Those terms are to be read in conjunction with this Privacy Policy.

Please keep in mind that when you provide information to us on a third-party site or platform, the information you provide may be separately collected by the third-party site or platform. The information we collect is covered by this Privacy Policy, and the information the third-party site or platform collects is subject to the third-party site or platform’s privacy practices. Privacy choices you have made on the third-party site or platform will not apply to our use of the information we have collected directly through our applications. Please also keep in mind that our sites and applications may contain links to other sites not owned or controlled by us and we are not responsible for the privacy practices of those sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our sites or applications and to read the privacy policies of other sites that may collect your personal information.

Third Party Payment Processors

We use third party payment processors to process payments made to us. In connection with the processing of such payments, we do not retain any personally identifiable information or any financial information such as credit card numbers. Rather, all such information is provided directly to our third party processors, PayPal and Stripe, whose use of your personal information is governed by their privacy policies, which may be viewed at https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full and https://stripe.com/us/privacy, respectively.

Categories of Information We Collect

Information that You Provide. We collect certain personal information from you, including but not limited to, information provided at the time you purchase an item (e.g., your name, email address, shipping address, credit card information), your correspondence with us by e-mail or phone, your responses to any surveys we might ask you to complete, and information from Third Party Services that you give us access to (collectively, your “Personal Information”).

Information from Social Media and other Third Party Service(s). We may obtain information (which may include personal information) about you via sources that are not us, including, but not limited to, the Internet, offline sources, social media services, advertising or marketing platforms, various service providers to our Services, or other public or commercial sources (collectively, “Third Party Service(s)”) and any information collected by or in connection with any of those Third Party Services.

When you access the Services through a Third Party Service, associate the Services to a Third Party Service or share our content via a Third Party Service, you acknowledge and agree that you are authorizing us to collect, store, share and use any such content and/or information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.  We may combine your information from Third Party Service(s) with any information that we obtain about you via the Services and from offline sources described above.

Please note that this Privacy Policy does not apply to information collected (i) by us offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by us; or (ii) by any third party, including through any application or content that may link to or be accessible from or on the Site, or (iii) from Third Party Services, that we do not own or control, even if you access them through the Site.

Information from Your Use of the Services. We also collect certain non-personal information from you, automatically as you navigate through the Site. We may use automatic data collection technologies such as pixel tags, web beacons and cookies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns, including details of your visits to our Site, including: (i) traffic data, location data, logs and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Site; and (ii) information about your computer and Internet connection, such as your IP address, operating system and browser type.

How We Use and Disclose Your Information

Except if we sell all or a portion of our business, as described below, we do not rent or sell your Personal Information to anyone. If we share your Personal Information, we do so only as described below:

Non-Personal Information. We may disclose aggregated information about our visitors, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.

Business Transfer. We reserve the right to transfer or sell our company assets in a merger, sale involving part or all of the business, reorganization, stock sale or any other change in control. In these types of transactions, visitor information is typically one of the business assets that would be transferred. Also, if Faithbox or its assets are acquired, or if Faithbox goes out of business, enters into bankruptcy, or goes through some other change of control, your Personal Information could be one of the assets transferred to or acquired by a third party.

Protective Disclosures. We reserve the right to preserve and disclose any information that we reasonably believe is necessary to (i) comply with any court order, law or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request; (ii) enforce or apply our Terms of Use and other agreements; or (iii) protect the rights, property, or safety of Faithbox, its employees, its users, or others.

Targeted Advertising. We may use your information collected through cookies and web beacons to facilitate the delivery of targeted ads, promotions, and offers to you, on behalf of ourselves and Marketing Partners, on and off the Services.

Cookie. A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Site.

Web Beacons; Pixels. Pages of the Site and our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs. pixel tags and single-pixel gifs) that permit us, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an e-mail and for other related website statistics.

How to Access or Update Your Information & Other Privacy Choices Available To You

Manage Your faithbox.com Account. You may access or modify your faithbox.com account on the Site.

Email Promotions. You may opt out of receiving commercial email messages from us by following the instructions contained in those email messages.

Targeted Advertising. As described above, Faithbox, its Marketing Partners and other third parties may use cookies and other tracking technologies to facilitate serving relevant ads to you. For example, these technologies help us determine whether you have seen a particular advertisement before, tailor ads to you if you have visited our site before, and avoid sending you duplicate advertisements. In addition to disabling cookies and other tracking technologies as described above, you may opt-out of receiving targeted advertising from participating ad networks, audience segment providers, ad serving vendors, and other service providers by visiting websites operated by the Network Advertising Initiative and Digital Advertising Alliance.

Data Retention and Security. 

We store your information for as long as needed and in accordance with law. Your Personal Information may be stored in the United States or elsewhere but in any event will be stored using administrative, managerial and technical measures to protect its confidentiality. Please remember that storage and communication of personal data cannot always be one-hundred percent secure. Although we use reasonable efforts to protect your Personal Information and require our payment processors do the same, we cannot guarantee complete security of your Personal Information transmitted to our Site. Any transmission of Personal Information is at your own risk and we are not liable for any disclosures as a result of errors in transmission or unauthorized acts of third parties.

Your California Privacy Rights

Shine the Light

California residents are entitled once a year, free of charge, to request and obtain certain information regarding our disclosure, if any, of certain categories of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year. We do not share personal information with third parties for their own direct marketing purposes. (b) California residents who are registered users of the Services and are under the age of 18 are entitled, in accordance with California law, to request and obtain removal of content and information that they themselves post on the Services. You may request such removal by emailing us at [email protected]. In your request, please provide a description of the material that you want removed and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material, and include your name, email address, year of birth and mailing address (including city, state, and zip code), and the subject line “California Removal Request” so that we can process your request. Please note that your request does not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of the material. For example, materials that you have posted may be republished or reposted by another user or third party.

Do Not Track

At this time, the Services do not respond to browser “Do Not Track” signals.  Faithbox does not track its customers over time and across third party websites to provide targeted advertising.  However, third parties that have content embedded on Faithbox’s websites such as a link, a social feature or a promotion may set cookies on a user’s browser and/or obtain information about the fact that a web browser visited a specific Faithbox website from a certain IP address. These third parties track users’ activities to be able to enable them to tailor what they present to you.  If you do not wish to be tracked you can set the DNT signal on your browser so that third parties (particularly advertisers) know you do not want to be tracked. Learn about Do Not Track. Third parties cannot collect any other personally identifiable information from Faithbox’s websites unless you provide it to them directly.

Children’s Privacy

We do not knowingly collect personal information from children in connection with those features. However, we recognize the need to provide further privacy protections with respect to personal information we may collect from children on our sites and application. When we intend to collect personal information from children, we take additional steps to protect children’s privacy, including:

Notifying parents about our information practices with regard to children, including the types of personal information we may collect from children, the uses to which we may put that information, and whether and with whom we may share that information;

In accordance with applicable law, and our practices, obtaining consent from parents for the collection of personal information from their children, or for sending information about our products and services directly to their children;

Limiting our collection of personal information from children to no more than is reasonably necessary to participate in an online activity; and

Giving parents access or the ability to request access to personal information we have collected from their children and the ability to request that the personal information be changed or deleted.

International Transfers

Faithbox’s Services are based in the United States and are governed by United States federal and state laws. If you are using our Services from outside the United States, please be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored and processed in the United States, where our databases and servers are located. By using these services, you consent to processing and storage of the information we provide you in the United States. In addition we may from time to time use third parties as per this policy that may be located anywhere in the world. We always take the necessary steps to ensure your data is protected when we use third parties.

Changes to Privacy Policy

From time to time we may revise this Privacy Policy to reflect changes in the Site or to ensure that they comply with applicable law. Consequently, we reserve the right to update and revise this Privacy Policy at any time in our sole discretion. Your continued use of our Site means that you accept and agree to this Privacy Policy as amended or revised by us from time to time, and you should therefore review this Privacy Policy regularly to ensure that you are aware of its terms. You will know if this Privacy Policy has been revised since your prior visit to the Site by referring to the "Effective Date of Current Policy" at the top of this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about viewing, updating, or deleting your information, please contact us at [email protected].

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