On some Partners Worldwide websites you can provide contact information for mission-related purposes, or to make contributions. Here are the types of personal information that we collect:
- contact information: name, organization/church, complete address, phone number, email address;
- information concerning how you heard about Partners Worldwide;
- information you wish to leave: questions, comments, suggestions; and
- your request to receive periodic updates: e.g., to individuals who request it, we will send periodic e-mails related to specific giving opportunities, prayer concerns, and newsletters.
We also use a combination of Google Analytics and Google Ads to measure our site's performance and increase awareness; if you have trackers enabled in your browser, we may collect additional information through these products in order to understand how you use and interact with our site.
How Information is Used
Partners Worldwide uses your information to understand your needs and provide you with better service. Specifically, we use your information to help you complete a transaction, communicate back to you, update you on mission happenings, carry out website analytics and advertising, and to personalize our website for you. Credit card numbers are used only for donation or payment processing and are not retained for other purposes. We use the comments you offer to provide you with information requested, and we take seriously each recommendation as to how we might improve communication.
Sharing of Personal Information
Partners Worldwide will not sell, rent or lease your personal information or donor information to any individuals or organizations for monetary gain. This policy includes all personal information or donor information, regardless of its source, or the means by which it was collected. The use of personal information and donor information will be limited to analytics, advertising, and the internal purposes of Partners Worldwide in order to further our mission activities.
Partners Worldwide 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. We use Internet encryption software, Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol when collecting or transferring sensitive data such as credit card information. Once we receive your credit card information, it is accessible only to a small number of trusted Partners Worldwide staff who have been specially trained in processing this information.
Removing Your Name from our Mailing List
Our web-system gives you the opportunity to remove your name from our mailing list so that you do not receive any future communications. If you desire to remove your name, you can send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.