We welcome links to our home page or specific pages, although we cannot guarantee that the URL of an individual page or item will not change. You may provide a link to our site as long as the link does not imply sponsorship or endorsement of your site. You may include a copy of our logo (but not the United Methodist cross and flame) for identification.
As a general rule, we are willing to include links to sites similar to ours when the information at the link is useful to our visitors. Acceptance of links is at our discretion. Our criteria for inclusion include:
Items that are not suitable for linking at our website may be suitable for a one-time link on our Facebook page.
What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you subscribe to our newsletter or fill out a form, including grant applications.
When registering on our site or contacting us, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, alternate contact information, or church affiliation. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.
If you join or post to our Facebook group, we and other group members may have access to whatever information is part of your public profile.
What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
- To improve our website
(we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
- To send periodic emails
The email address you provide for contact or subscriptions will only be used to reply to your inquiry or send you the subscription items.Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
- To collect information for the proper distribution of grants and similar awards.
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety.
We compile periodic reports for Committee members and the United Methodist Church concerning the number of contacts, general information about the nature of inquiries, and similar information. These reports do not contain any personal information.
Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
This policy was last modified on September 1, 2011
General Board of Global Ministries
458 Ponce de Leon Ave NE Atlanta GA 30308
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