Christian Ministry Academy ("CMA" or the “Academy” or the "Service" or the "Site") respects the privacy concerns of the users of its website, ChristianMinistryAcademy.org and the services provided therein.
CMA thus provides this privacy statement to explain what information is gathered during a visit to the online training portal and how such information may be used on this Site.
Christian Ministry Academy ("us", "we", or "our") operates the https://www.christianministryacademy.org/ website and online learning portal.
The Christian Ministry Academy is a service to the global Christian community by Refresh Ministries in Canada.
This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.
Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified from those data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).
Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).
Cookies are small pieces of data stored on a User’s device. Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to an individual’s computer hard drive for record keeping purposes. Cookies make using our Site easier by, among other things, saving your passwords and preferences for you.
Data Controller means a person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal data are, or are to be, processed.
Data Processor (or Service Provider) means any person (other than an employee of the Data Controller) who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller.
We may use the services of various Service Providers in order to process your data more effectively.
Data Subject is any living individual who is the subject of Personal Data.
The User is the individual using our Service. The User corresponds to the Data Subject, who is the subject of Personal Data.
We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.
As a general policy, no personally identifiable information, such as your name, address, or e-mail address, is automatically collected from your visit to the Site. However, certain non-personal information is recorded by the standard operation of the Site’s internet servers. Information such as the type of browser being used, its operating system, and your IP address is gathered in order to enhance your online experience at this Site and related CMA assets.
Refresh Ministries and Christian Ministry Academy’s various learning resources, courses, mailing lists, downloads, special offers, contests, registration forms, assessments, and surveys may request that you give us contact information such as your name, ministry, mailing and/or e-mail address, demographic information such as your age and gender, and personal preference information such as your preferred access points, software and interests. Information submitted at the time of submission will be used by CMA only as necessary for our legitimate Academy interests, including without limitation contact with registered subscribers, and the improvement of our products, services and the contents of the Site.
CMA will NOT share such information with any other outside interest, other than the course content provider of CMA resources you are registered in. Personally identifiable information is never sold or leased to any third parties.
With your permission, we may use your contact information to send you information about our Academy and training products. You may always opt-out of receiving future mailings as provided below. CMA does not store any credit card information it may receive in regard to a specific transaction and/or billing arrangement except as necessary to complete and satisfy its rights and obligations with regard to such transaction, billing arrangement, and/or as otherwise authorized by a user.
CMA may disclose user information in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference (either intentionally or unintentionally) with the Academy's rights or property, other users of the Site, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities.
While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you ("Personal Data"). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
We may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send.
We may also collect information how the Service is accessed and used ("Usage Data"). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.
Examples of Cookies we use:
Cookies make using our Site easier by, among other things, saving your passwords and preferences for you. These cookies are restricted for use only on our Site, and do not transfer any personal information to any other party. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can, however, reset your browser to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent. Please consult the technical information relevant to your browser for instructions. If you choose to disable your cookies setting or refuse to accept a cookie, some parts of the Site may not function properly or may be considerably slower. CMA uses the following cookies on the Site:
Kajabi session cookie
Tracks your active admin session so you don't need to re-login
Kajabi affiliate token
Tracks which affiliate has referred an offer purchase
Admin bar hidden
Tracks whether the user wishes their admin previewing bar to be hidden
Christian Ministry Academy uses the collected data for various purposes:
Christian Ministry Academy will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.
Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
If you are located outside Canada and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to Canada and process it there.
Christian Ministry Academy may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Christian Ministry Academy aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Data.
Whenever made possible, you can update your Personal Data directly within your account settings section. If you are unable to change your Personal Data, please contact us to make the required changes.
If you wish to be informed what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.
In certain circumstances, you have the right:
You have the right to data portability for the information you provide to Christian Ministry Academy. You can request to obtain a copy of your Personal Data in a commonly used electronic format so that you can manage and move it.
Please note that we will ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service ("Service Providers"), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
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For more information on the privacy practices of Facebook, please visit Facebook's Data Policy: https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 13 ("Children").
CMA recognizes the special obligation to protect personally identifiable information obtained from children age 13 and under. As such, if you are 13 years old or younger, CMA requests that you not submit any personal information to the site or to the Academy. If CMA discovers that a child age 13 or younger has signed up on the Site or provided us with personally identifiable information, we will delete that child’s identifiable information from our records.
The Academy nonetheless encourages parents to go online with their kids. Here are a few tips to help make a child’s online experience safer:
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.
Neither CMA nor the Site knowingly permits the use of malware, spyware, viruses, and/or other similar types of software.
Guests of the Site are solely responsible for the content of messages they post on the Academy’s forums, such as comments, chat rooms and bulletin boards. Users should be aware that when they voluntarily disclose personal information (e.g., user name, e-mail address, phone number) on the bulletin boards or in the chat areas, that information can be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages from other people. You are responsible for the personal information you choose to submit in these instances. Please take care when using these features.
If you have any complaints or concerns about the Academy or about this privacy statement, please use the contact information at: https://www.christianministryacademy.org/pages/about-us
Information provided by you via general e-mail inquiries to the Site such as your e-mail address is used only to respond to your inquiries in the ordinary course of business, and is never shared with outside third parties.
Security for all personally identifiable information is extremely important to us. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, CMA cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit via the internet. By transmitting any such information to the Site, you accept that you do so at your own risk.