PRIVACY POLICY 

Last updated September 29, 2019 

Who We Are

 The Africa Fire Mission (AFM) is registered in Cincinnati, Ohio and its legal business address is 1373 W. Galbraith Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45231 U.S.A.  

 Please read the following information to learn more about AFM’s Privacy Policy and the ways in which AFM may collect and use your information before you proceed with your interaction with the AFM website or any data collection forms. If you have any questions or concerns about our policy, or our practices with regards to your personal information, please contact us at dave@africafiremission.org.  

 What We Collect 

 We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when expressing an interest in obtaining information about us our products or services, or when participating in activities in our services.  

The personal information we collect can include the following: 

Name and Contact Data:  First and last name, email address, postal address, phone number, and other similar contact data. 

Payment Data: We collect data necessary to process your payment if you make purchases, such as your payment instrument number (such as a credit card number), and the security code associated with your payment instrument. All payment data is stored by PayPal, and Quickbooks. You may find their privacy policy link(s) here: https://www.paypal.com/us/home, and https://quickbooks.intuit.com.   

All personal information that you provide to us must be true, complete and accurate, and you must notify us of any changes to such personal information.    

Information automatically collected:  

Some information – such as IP address and/or browser and device characteristics – is collected automatically when you visit our Services. 

We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use or navigate the Services. This information does not reveal your specific identity (like your name or contact information) but may include device and usage information, such as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how and when you use our Services and other technical information. This information is primarily needed to maintain the security and operation of our Services, and for our internal analytics and reporting purposes. We also collect information through cookies and similar technologies.   

How We Use Your Data 

AFM may use your information for the following purposes:  

  • Provide you with information about AFM and its services and news of the organization; 

  • Provide you with information that you have requested from us related to the organization’s benefits, services and activities;  

  • We may use your information to fulfill and manage your orders, payments, returns, and exchanges made through the Services. 

  • To analyze the visitor traffic to AFM’s website for purposes of enhancing the visitor’s experience and identifying relevant content. 

 WILL YOUR INFORMATION BE SHARED WITH ANYONE? 

We only share information with your consent, to comply with laws, to provide you with services, to protect your rights, or to fulfill business obligations.    

We may process or share data based on the following basis: 

  • We may process your data if you have given us specific consent to use your personal information in a specific purpose.  

  • We may process your data when it is reasonably necessary to achieve our legitimate business interests.  

  • Where we have entered into a contract with you, we may process your personal information to fulfill the terms of our contract.  

  • We may disclose your information where we are legally required to do so in order to comply with applicable law, governmental requests, a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process, such as in response to a court order or a subpoena.  

  • We may disclose your information where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding potential violations of our policies, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person and illegal activities, or as evidence in litigation in which we are involved. 

  • We may share your data with third party vendors, service providers, contractors or agents who perform services for us or on our behalf and require access to such information to do that work. Unless described in this Policy, we do not share, sell, rent or trade any of your information with third parties for their promotional purposes.   

WHO WILL YOUR INFORMATION BE SHARED WITH?   

We only share and disclose your information with the following third parties. If we have processed your data based on your consent and you wish to revoke your consent, please contact us.   

  • Advertising, Direct Marketing, and Lead Generation: Google AdSense  

  • Allow Users to Connect to their Third-Party Accounts: Dropbox account, Facebook account, Google account and PayPal account 

  • Communicate and Chat with Users: Facebook Customer Chat and MailChimp 

  • Content Optimization: MailChimp widget plugin and YouTube video embed 

  • Data Backup and Security: Dropbox Backup 

  • Invoice and Billing: PayPal and Quickbooks 

  • Retargeting Platforms: Facebook Custom Audience 

  • Social Media Sharing and Advertising: Facebook advertising 

  • User Commenting and Forums: Facebook Comments 

  • Web and Mobile Analytics: Facebook Analytics, Google Analytics and Google Ads 

  • Website Hosting: Squarespace 

DO WE USE COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES? 

When you visit the AFM website, AFM will use” cookies” to collect information. Cookies are small data files communicated between computers that a website or service provider transfers to a computer’s hard disk through your Web browser, if you allow, that enables sites to recognize your computer and capture and retain certain information. 

HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION?   

We will only keep your personal information for as long as it is necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law (such as tax, accounting or other legal requirements).  

HOW DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION SAFE?    

We have implemented appropriate technical and organizational security measures designed to protect the security of any personal information we process. However, please also remember that we cannot guarantee that the internet itself is 100% secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, transmission of personal information to and from our Services is at your own risk.  

YOUR RIGHTS AND OPTIONS 

You may request a copy of the personal data that we keep about you by making a request in writing via the Contact Us form, by email, or by postal mail. 

You may ask AFM to correct any data that AFM is processing and which you determine may be incorrect. 

You may ask AFM to stop using or you may withdraw consent from AFM’s further processing of your data.  

You may ask AFM to delete and/or destroy your personal data. 

General 

AFM may, from time to time, update this Privacy Policy on the AFM website. 

For any questions, please contact AFM via any of these methods: 

  • Contact Us form 

  • Email: info at africafiremission dot org 

  • Postal: 1373 W. Galbraith Rd., Cincinnati, OH U.S.A. 45231