HOW WE COLLECT YOUR INFORMATION
Engage magazine logs IP addresses (in other words, the location of your computer on the Internet) for system administration, troubleshooting, and to examine overall traffic trends. (For example, IP addresses help us determine the percentage of people coming from various online gateways, such as Yahoo! or America Online.) This information, in aggregate form, is recorded for administrative purposes only. IP addresses are not linked to any personal information.
Engage magazine uses a cookie, a small data file stored on your computer, to customize portions of our site to your preferences. This way, you answer certain questions only once and not every time you participate in an activity or event. The cookie by itself doesn't tell us, or anyone else, who you are, what your e-mail address is, or anything else personal. You provide that information when you register with Engage magazine, and only Engage magazine has access to that information. If you choose to set up your browser to reject all cookies, please understand that you may be limited to some of the areas or functionality within our site.
You can browse Engage magazine and read our editorial content without registering or providing any personally identifiable information. However, in order to post comments on articles and other content, and to contribute your own content, you are required to provide us with information such as your full name and e-mail address. We always let you know before we collect any personal information from you.
WHAT WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Information we collect from your membership helps us to improve our content, customize certain pages for you, and contact you in the event that you submit a story or content that we have a question about, or when we want to offer a suggestion about how to make your story more clear or accurate before we approve it to be published.
Engage magazine and The General Board of the Church of the Nazarene will not share names, e-mail addresses, or demographic information with other for-profit or non-profit organizations for the purpose of marketing or solicitation.
CHANGING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
You can access or update your personal information at any time. If you would like to deactivate your membership with Engage magazine, you should contact the editorial staff by e-mailing engagemagazine @ nazarene.org and writing "Deactivate Membership" in the subject line. You may also write to Engage magazine at 17001 Prairie Star Parkway, Lenexa, KS, 66220, USA, or call 913-577-2975 in the US.
Engage magazine contains links to other Web sites. We cannot be responsible for their content or for private information that you may choose to share with them. Please note: Information you release directly to other sites you encounter on the Internet (even sites that are part of the family of The General Board of the Church of the Nazarene’s Web sites) may be subject to different rules of use or disclosure. We encourage you to investigate and ask questions before disclosing personal information to other parties.
OTHER SECURITY PROCEDURES
Your privacy is very important to us, but due to the existing legal regulatory and security environment, we cannot fully ensure that your private communications and other personally identifiable information will not be disclosed to third parties. Under certain circumstances, governments or third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications. Additionally, in the unlikely event we need to investigate or resolve possible problems or inquiries, we can disclose any information about you to private entities, law enforcement, or other government officials as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate.
Finally, we use industry standard efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal identifiable information, such as firewalls and Secure Socket Layers (SSL) where appropriate. We also do everything in our power to protect user-information off-line. All of our users' information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information. Finally, the servers where we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment, behind a locked door requiring keys and employee ID key cards to access.
We hope this policy clarifies our procedures regarding your personal information. If you have any questions about the security at our Web site, you can send an e-mail engagemagazine @ nazarene.org.
Though we make every effort to preserve your privacy we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our Web site.
NOTICE OF CHANGES
If at some point in the future, there is a change to our information usage practices that affect your personally identifiable information, we will post the changes in our privacy statement 30 days prior to a change. You should also check this posted privacy statement for changes.