OPEN WORD FELLOWSHIP
JAY STAPLEON, owner, can be contacted directly here:
Open Word Fellowship is committed to respecting and maintaining the privacy and protection of your personal information when you visit this website. When you continue to visit this website, you are agreeing to the practices described in this policy. This statement only applies to this Website.
Monica Stapleton is responsible for ensuring that this notice is made available to readers prior to Open Word Fellowship collecting/processing their personal data.
All Staff at Open Word Fellowship who interact with customers are responsible for ensuring that this policy is drawn to the user’s attention and their consent to the processing of their data is secured.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW IT MAY BE USED
PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED
You may browse this website and not provide any personal information to Open Word Fellowship. If you contact us, leave a comment on a post, subscribe to our newsletter, opt in to receive a download, or make a purchase, we will collect “Personal Information”, including your name, email address, and IP address.
INFORMATION COLLECTED THROUGH GOOGLE ANALYTICS
Open Word Fellowship. uses Google Analytics to collect traffic data, which has the ability to monitor visitor information such as IP addresses, browser type, operating system, location, date/time of visit, and information about which areas of the site are visited. The data is anonymous and does not personally identify you. It is used solely for improving the website and user experience on openwf.org.
In compliance with the GDPR, our Google Analytics does not store your full IP address. Instead, the last octet of your IP is reset to zeros before any processing or storing takes place. This means that it cannot be used to identify you at all. If you want to opt out of Google Analytics, you can click here to do so.
INFORMATION COLLECTED VIA MAILCHIMP
INFORMATION COLLECTED VIA SUBMISSIONS
When you leave comments, fill out submission forms, or email us, you have the option of providing your name, blog or website url, or other information. This Personal Information may become a permanent part of the Website when you provide it with a comment, and it can be seen by other visitors to the site. Your name will be changed to initials and the email address field supplied when leaving a comment will not be publicly displayed.
As is the case with most websites, we may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the Website. We may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalized experience on the Website.
HOW WE USE DATA COLLECTED
Personal Information we collect may be used as follows:
1 To improve the user experience of our Website.
2 To send you information or products.
3 To execute a giveaway, contest, survey, or other site feature.
4 To promote our content on social media or other places on the Internet.
5 To create your account, identify you as a user of the Website, and customize the Website for your account;
6 To send you promotional information, such as newsletters. Each email promotion will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings;
7 To send you administrative communications, such as administrative emails, confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts;
8 To respond to your comments or inquiries and to provide user support
9 To track and measure advertising on the Website;
To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.
SHARING OF INFORMATION
We may share your information with our business partners who provide core services to our business, including but not limited to email newsletter or data storage providers. They have permission to use the information only to perform their business obligations to Open Word Fellowship.
OPT OUT OR REMOVAL OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
You may choose not to provide any Personal Information. Note that this may limit your ability to use some of our products and features on the Website.
If you wish to opt out of email newsletters, you can do this on your own. Use the unsubscribe link from the newsletter.
In compliance with the GDPR, we will erase all data on our side upon request. For any data that resides on your computer, such as cookies or push notification opt-in, you would need to remove it yourself.
ACCESS TO AND TRANSFER OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
You have the right to access what Personal Information we have stored for you, if any, and you are free to give another provider access to the data. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like your data sent to you.
SECURITY OF INFORMATION
SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION
CHILDREN’S ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT
We comply with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act). We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from anyone under 13 years of age. The content of this Website is directed at adults, not children. Please contact us immediately if you find a child under 13 using this Website.
THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
This Website provides links to other websites for your convenience. Open Word Fellowship has no control over and assumes no liability for the actions, products, services, content, privacy policies, or terms of these sites. Please review their policies before proceeding.
By consenting to this privacy notice you are giving us permission to process your personal data specifically for the purposes identified.
Consent is required for Open Word Fellowship to process both types of personal data, but it must be explicitly given. Where we are asking you for sensitive personal data we will always tell you why and how the information will be used.
YOUR RIGHTS AS A USER:
At any point while we are in possession of or processing your personal data, you, the data subject, have the following rights:
• Right of access – you have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you.
• Right of rectification – you have a right to correct data that we hold about you that is inaccurate or incomplete.
• Right to be forgotten – in certain circumstances you can ask for the data we hold about you to be erased from our records.
• Right to restriction of processing – where certain conditions apply to have a right to restrict the processing.
• Right of portability – you have the right to have the data we hold about you transferred to another organisation.
• Right to object – you have the right to object to certain types of processing such as direct marketing.
• Right to object to automated processing, including profiling – you also have the right to be subject to the legal effects of automated processing or profiling.
• Right to judicial review: in the event that Organisation Name refuses your request under rights of access, we will provide you with a reason as to why. You have the right to complain as outlined in clause 3.6 below.
All of the above requests will be forwarded on should there be a third party involved (as stated in 3.4 above) in the processing of your personal data.
This page was last updated on March 25, 2019.