Sower of Seeds

Privacy Policy

SOS International is committed to respecting the privacy of our donors. We have developed this privacy policy to ensure our donors that donor information will not be shared with any third party. Awareness. SOS International provides this Donor Privacy Policy to make you aware of our privacy policy, and to inform you of the way your information is used. We also provide you with the opportunity to remove your name from our mailing list, if you desire to do so.

Information We Collect

We collect information from visitors on our Web site through online requests including:

  • E-newsletters
  • Project Request Forms
  • Contact Requests

Here are the types of donor information that we collect and maintain:

  • • contact information: name, organization/church, complete address, phone number, email address;
  • •payment information: last 4 digits of credit card number and expiration date, and billing information;
  • •shipping information: name, organization, complete address;
  • •information concerning how you heard about SOS International;
  • •information you wish to share: questions, comments, suggestions; and your communication preferences; e.g., to individuals who request it, we will send periodic mailings related to specific fund-raising appeals, prayer concerns, and newsletters.

How the Information is Used

SOS International uses your information to understand your needs and provide you with better service. Specifically, we use your information to help you complete a transaction, communicate back to you, and update you on organization happenings. Credit card numbers are used only for donation or payment processing and are not retained for other purposes. We use the comments you offer to provide you with information requested, and we take seriously each recommendation as to how we might improve communication. We also provide you the opportunity to remove your name from our mailing lists, if you desire to do so. Please review the corresponding section of this privacy policy below.

In addition, SOS will not send you e-mail that you have not agreed to receive. We may periodically send you e-mail announcing news and event information.

Sharing of Personal Information

SOS International will not sell, rent, or lease your personal information to other organizations. We assure you that the identity of all our donors will be kept confidential. Use of donor information will be limited to the internal purposes of SOS International and only to further organization activities and purposes of SOS International. Where required by law, select donor information is reported to the IRS.

Security

SOS is committed to ensuring the security of your personal information. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the proper use of information, we have established and implemented appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Cookies

From time to time, we may send a "cookie" to your computer. A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent to your browser from a Web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. A cookie can't read data off your hard drive or read cookie files created by other sites. Cookies do not damage your system. We use cookies to recognize you when you return to our sites, or to identify which areas of our network of Web sites you have visited. We may use this information to better personalize the content you see on our sites.

Many Web sites place cookies on your hard drive. You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the settings of your browser. Your browser can refuse all cookies, or show you when a cookie is being sent. If you choose not to accept these cookies, your experience at our site and other Web sites may be diminished and some features may not work as intended.

Links to Outside Sites

This Web site links to documents located on Web sites maintained by other organizations or individuals. Once you access a link to another Web site, please be aware that SOS is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.

Removal from Our Mailing List

It is our desire to not send unwanted mail to our donors. Please contact us if you wish to be removed from our mailing list. We give you the opportunity to remove your name from our postal mailing list so that you do not receive any future communications. If you desire to permanently remove your name, you can contact us. If you determine that our information about you is inaccurate or it has changed, you may also modify information by contacting customer service.

Contacting Us

If you have comments or questions about our online privacy policy, or would like more information about SOS, or are experiencing technical trouble, please contact us.