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What Personal Information is Collected
Those individuals that sign up to receive DTN email communications provide us with specific contact information (i.e. name and email address). We use this information for specific, limited purposes. Individuals have the ability to “opt out” at any time if they do not wish to receive our messages.
When you make a donation on our website, the personal information you provide to us is used to process your donation and add you to our donor email list. This information is protected using SSL encryption. Your payment information is securely transmitted to our payment processor in order to process the contribution and it is not stored on our end. We maintain your name, email address, and donation amount in order to comply with accounting requirements, manage receipting and provide your donation history.
DTN may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and for statistical metrics used to track website visitor traffic.
DTN may use “cookie” data to automatically help provide better services. Cookies remind us who you are and your preferences for our website based on what you’ve done and told us before. The “cookie” is placed in your computer and is read when you come back to our website. Cookies let us take you to the information and features you’re particularly interested in. They also let us track your usage of disciplethenations.org, so we know which parts of our site are most popular. You can reject cookies or cancel them by instructing your Web browser accordingly.
How Your Information May Be Used
Personal information is used to provide personalized service to our users. It allows us to send e-mail alerts, to answer requests, to process donations, etc. Individuals may choose to opt out at any time, which will stop all communications from DTN. We may use your non-personally identifiable information to track usage of our website. This shows us which of our pages are the most popular, and helps us to better serve our users’ needs. It also lets us provide aggregate data about our traffic (not identifying individuals personally, but showing how many visitors used which features, for example) to outside parties whose services we may be using.
DTN will not provide, sell, or rent email addresses to anyone outside of our organization.
Our website will occasionally include links to external websites. These links do not fall under the disciplethenations.org domain, and DTN is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites. Your use of any linked website is solely at your own risk.
All downloads and resources available on the website are free for personal use. Our resources are designed to be a means of ministry and a desire to glorify God and can therefore be shared freely as long as it is not for profit and the originating source is properly sited. Use of materials for any profit-based enterprise requires the written permission of Disciple the Nations.