Privacy Notice and Terms of Use

(Updated on: July 29, 2012; January 31, 2007; December 28, 2005)

JourneywithJesus.net is committed to providing a pleasant and useful experience when accessing our web site and to maintaining your trust and confidence. The following online privacy policy and terms of use are designed to protect and secure the personal information you provide to our ministry online.

Information Collected

We collect no personal information about you when you visit our web site unless you choose to provide this information to us. However, we do collect and store certain standard web usage information automatically:

  • Internet Protocol (IP) address of the domain from which you access the Internet, either your individual address or the proxy provided by your Internet Service Provider (ISP).
  • Date and time you access our site.
  • Pages you view (recorded by the text and graphics files that compose that page).
  • Web address of the site from which you linked directly to our site.
  • Browser version and operating system of the computer you are using.

This information is not shared with any other organization and is used only as a source of anonymous statistical information, which we use to help us make the site more useful, such as determining what information is of most and least interest to visitors, and for improving the site's technical aspects.

Mailing List

JourneywithJesus.net does not sell, rent, lease, give or lend our mailing list to other organizations. You may use our online form to request that your e-mail address be added to our mailing list. If you do subscribe, you may remove your e-mail address from our mailing list so that you do not receive any further communications from us by following the directions in the footer of each email message sent via our mailing list.

Cookies

A cookie contains information that is either stored in your computer’s memory, or in a file on your computer’s hard disk. Cookies that are stored in your computer’s memory are automatically removed when you quit your browser. Cookies that are stored in a file on your computer’s hard disk will have an expiration date after which time they will no longer be valid. Most modern web browsers allow you to control cookie use by enabling, disabling, or prompting when a cookie is encountered.

We use cookies only for tracking pageload statistics (using statcounter.com). We do not use cookies for any other purpose.

Online Forms for Email Services

You may choose to provide us with personal information by using our online e-mail forms. We use this information to respond to your request and send email on your behalf to the requested parties.

We do not provide any information entered on our email forms to any other organizations or third parties; however, e-mail and on-line forms are not secure against interception and senders cannot expect privacy. We strongly recommend that no personal information such as bank account, charge card, or social security numbers, or other potentially sensitive information be sent by e-mail. Email sent via our email forms is unmoderated. Please be respectful of others when using them (see "Rules for Online Conduct" below).

Online Donation Forms

Our donation services are provided by PayPal, a leader in the field of Internet commerce. Forms used for donation purposes are generated by PayPal using security measures and provide reasonable and adequate security for the purpose. For the purposes of online donations, the information that we collect includes name, address, city, state, zip, telephone number, e-mail address, and credit card number and expiration date. We do not share any personal information about our donors with any other organization or third party.

The identity of all who contact us through our site will be kept confidential. Use of personal information will be limited to the internal purposes of JourneywithJesus.net and only to further our ministry activities and purposes.

Rules for Online Conduct

You agree to use the site in accordance with all applicable laws. Because we are a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization, you agree that you will not use the site for organized partisan political activities. You further agree that you will not e-mail or post any of the following content anywhere on the site:

  • Content that defames or threatens others
  • Statements that are bigoted, hateful or racially offensive
  • Content that discusses illegal activities with the intent to commit them
  • Content that infringes another's intellectual property, including, but not limited to, copyrights, trademarks or trade secrets
  • Material that contains vulgar or obscene language or images
  • Advertising or any form of commercial solicitation

Finally, you agree that you will not misrepresent or attempt to misrepresent your identity while using the site.

Permission to Use Materials

In consideration for your agreement to the terms and conditions contained here, JourneywithJesus.net grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and use the site. User may download material from the site only for non-commercial use. User may not otherwise copy, reproduce, retransmit, distribute, publish, commercially exploit or otherwise transfer any material.

Changes to this Statement

We reserve the right to make changes to this privacy and terms of use statement at any time and request that you review this statement periodically for updates.

Contact Us

If you have any comments or questions about our privacy policy or terms of use, please contact us at dan@journeywithjesus.net or webmaster@journeywithjesus.net. You may also write us at The Journey with Jesus Foundation, P.O. Box 60781, Palo Alto, CA 94306.