Sparkling Brooks Ministries, Inc. is committed to protecting any personal information that you may provide to us. In particular, we believe it is important for you to know how we treat information about you that we may receive from this Web site.
USE OF THE SITE
Sparkling Brooks Ministries authorizes you to view and download the information ("Materials") at this Web site ("Site") only for your personal, non-commercial use. This authorization is not a transfer of title in the Materials and copies of the Materials and is subject to the following restrictions: You must retain, on all copies of the Materials downloaded, all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the Materials; You may not modify the Materials in any way or reproduce or publicly display, perform, or distribute or otherwise use them for any public or commercial purpose; And you must not transfer the Materials to any other person unless you give them notice of, and they agree to accept, the obligations arising under these terms and conditions of use. You agree to abide by all additional restrictions displayed on the Site as it may be updated from time to time. This Site, including all Materials, is copyrighted and protected by copyright laws and treaty provisions. You agree to comply with all copyright laws in your use of this Site and to prevent any unauthorized copying of the Materials. Except as expressly provided herein, Sparkling Brooks Ministries does not grant any express or implied right to you under any patents, trademarks, copyrights or trade secret information.
INFORMATION COLLECTED AND USE
Our web servers collect the domain names, not the e-mail addresses, of visitors. In addition, there are portions of this Web site where we may need to collect personal information from you for a specific purpose. These may include: (a) subscribing to receive email updates and weekly Love Notes from Heaven devotionals; (b) entering a sweepstake or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message. The information collected from you may include your name, address, telephone, or e-mail address. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to responding to a question and services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.
We do not share, sell, or lease personal information about you to any third-parties for their marketing use. Sparkling Brooks Ministries may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Sparkling Brooks Ministries or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Sparkling Brooks Ministries; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Sparkling Brooks Ministries, or the public.
From time to time, Sparkling Brooks Ministries may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, fundraising campaigns, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from Sparkling Brooks Ministries or click on a link therein. If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from Sparkling Brooks Ministries, you may opt-out of such communications by clicking “unsubscribe from this list.”
We may collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and in order to create reports. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
Cookies are in use on our site for Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a web analytics tool that helps website owners understand how visitors engage with their website. Google Analytics customers can view a variety of reports about how visitors interact with their website so that they can improve it.
Like many services, Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions as in our case, where they are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We then use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our site.
Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. These cookies are used to store information, such as the time that the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before and what site referred the visitor to the web page.
Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our site – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit this Google page:
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Sparkling Brooks Ministries website you visit.
TRACKING USER BEHAVIOR
Sparkling Brooks Ministries may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within Sparkling Brooks, in order to determine what content and services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and products to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
This website is not intended for persons under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly solicit or collect personal information from or about children, and we do not knowingly market our products or services to children.
LINKS TO OTHER SITES
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
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