Privacy Policy 私隱政策

This Appendix to our Privacy Policy pertain to information we gather and how we use it, and is to be treated as an extension to our Privacy Policy. The complete Privacy Policy shall be made available from Showers of Blessing Evangelistic Ministry (SOBEM) Toronto headquarters upon written request.
 

Confidentiality and Security

  • We limit access to personal information about visitors to employees who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide services to you or in order to do their jobs.

  • We use password protocols and encryption software to protect personal and other information we receive when a gospel tools, service, or donation is requested and/or made online.  Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary.

 

Website and Electronic Online Transaction

Information SOBEM gathers through aggregated tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our sites. This information allows us to better tailor our content to our audience's needs and to gain better understand the demographics of our audience.
 
Though visitors do not need to register to visit our website, registration is necessary to receive our electronic newsletters, to participate in our forums, and from make donation online.  During registration the user is asked to supply an email address, First and Last names, a contact number, and a password.
 

  • Electronic Newsletter. We will offer a free electronic newsletter to users. SOBEM gathers the email addresses of users who voluntarily subscribe. Users may remove themselves from this mailing list by selecting the appropriate option in the “SOBEM Friend Info” page. SOBEM also adhere to the industry “opt-in” standard.

  • Blog / Forum. Users of the site's Blog and Forum functions must be registered in order to use the services (which are free of charge) to post or respond to messages.

  • Chats. Users of the site's Chat function do not need to be registered to use such function. This is intentionally done to maintain confidentiality of the SOBEM Life Care Hotline

  • Donation. As a security precaution, it is necessary to insist upon visitors to be registered before donation can be made. Information entered from the registration will be used to complete the online donation transactions.

 

Cookies
We may place a text file called a "cookie" in the browser files of your computer. The cookie itself does not contain personal information although it will enable us to relate your use of this site to information that you have specifically and knowingly provided. But the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie can't read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites.  SOBEM uses cookies to track user traffic patterns (as mentioned above).
You can refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser. If you've set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, you will receive the warning message with each cookie. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use this site. However, you do need cookies to visit or enable functions that require registration as outlined above. 
 


Internet Protocol (I.P.) Address
Certain functions within the website rely on the IP Addresses of visitors to filter out information that are not relevant to the visitor based on the associated geographical location to the said IP Address. SOBEM will not record such address on or off our website.
 


Your Consent
By using this site (www.SOBEM.org), you consent to the collection and use of this information by SOBEM. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.
 


Contact Information
Questions, concerns or inquiries relating to the privacy policy for Showers of Blessing Evangelistic Ministry (SOBEM) or about any treatment of personal information should be emailed to Info@SOBEM.org or submitted by telephone to 1-800-352-0053 or (416) 321-9288.