In His name the nations will put their hope.

(Matthew 12:21)

Vanguard Peacemakers Privacy Policy

Federal law requires us to tell you how we collect, use, share, and protect your personal information. Protecting the privacy and security of all our clients' information is very important to us. If you feel that your privacy has been misused, please contact us by email. Please read this notice carefully to understand what we do with the personal information that we collect from you.

Personal information that we collect from our visitors and how it is used.

For each visitor to VANGUARDPEACEMAKERS.ORG our website server stores log files for the purpose of displaying our website visitor statistics. This information is not publicly displayed.

The following information is automatically gathered and stored by our website server:

  • Your IP address, which can detail the ISP you used to connect to the Internet
  • General location such as city, state and/or country
  • Browser and personal computer operating system
  • Search engine that you used to link to us (where applicable)
  • Search engine key terms and phrases used (where applicable)
  • Third-party websites that you used to link to us (where applicable)
  • Pages clicked on VANGUARDPEACEMAKERS.ORG and the amount of time spent on each page

We may use the information to upgrade our services and/or to enhance our visitors' experience.

When you contact us through our online form, any personal information that you provide to us is voluntary. We collect and use only the minimum information that is necessary for us to respond to you. We do not store your email address or other contact information on our website server.

When you make donations through VANGUARDPEACEMAKERS.ORG, you are doing so voluntarily through PayPal, a third-party payment processing provider (for PayPal's privacy policy, please click here or log in to your PayPal account). We only collect and use the minimum information provided to us through PayPal to process donations that you made to us. We will only follow up through mail correspondence to addresses that have been provided to us as having been verified by PayPal. We do not store your email or other contact information on our website server.

Who has access to the personal information.

The information we collect is used to improve the content of our website and to provide you with the services that you order. The information is viewed by our website administrator, in-house order processors, fulfillment personnel and necessary employees and/or volunteers who service your account and/or perform tasks required to complete services.

The information is only disclosed to outside parties when legally required to do so, at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation, to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our website and applicable laws or to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our website.

How we protect your information.

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you contact us or make a donation through VANGUARDPEACEMAKERS.ORG.

All supplied credit card information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology through our donation payment processor, PayPal. The information is encrypted through PayPal's technology and is only accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems.

After each transaction, your financial information (such as credit card number, bank accounts, balances, etc.) will not be stored on our website server. This information is what you provide to PayPal and can be updated by logging in to your PayPal account.

Use of cookies.

We do not use third-party advertisers or cookies on our site.

Cookies are used through PayPal to help remember and process your donation. Your browser settings may allow you to block these cookies, but we recommend you have them enabled so that you can have a smoother transaction and better experience of making donations through our website.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies via your browser settings, but if you turn your cookies off, our donation processing service may not function properly. However, you can still place donations by contacting us and requesting an invoice for the amount of the donation you choose.

Third party links.

In order to introduce ourselves and to know our members or donors better, we have signed up with third-party websites and/or social networking media that link to and from our website. These third-party websites and/or social networking sites each have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities on these linked sites.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance.

Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. If you are a resident of California, we are required to disclose to you that we do not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance.

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children's Online Privacy Protection Act). We do not collect any information from anyone under 18 years of age. VANGUARDPEACEMAKERSy.ORG, its information and services are all directed to people who are at least 18 years old or older. If you are under 18 years of age, you must use our website with your consenting parent or legal guardian.

Your consent to our Privacy Policy.

By using VANGUARDPEACEMAKERS.ORG, you consent to using our Privacy Policy. If you do not consent, please do not visit our website.

Changes to our Privacy Policy.

If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on this page.

This Privacy Policy was last modified on November 17, 2012.

Contacting us.

If there are any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please write to our webmaster via e-mail by clicking here.

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