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.
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.