PRIVACY POLICY


Plant the Seed Ministries [PTSM] are dedicated to protecting the privacy of your personal information. Plant the Seed Ministries takes your privacy very seriously. The privacy policy below explains how we protect and secure your information; it also informs you on how your information is used. The Privacy Policy applies to ptsmbookstore.com. PTSM reserve the right to update the policy to encompass the company and the users feedback. All policy improvements and updates will be posted here so please periodically return to this page to review the current policy.

Consent
By using the PTSM Websites, our social media pages (such as Twitter), donating to us, subscribing to any of our services and by providing us with any personal information you affirm your acceptance to the terms of our privacy policy.

Purpose
The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to assure you that Plant the Seed Ministries respect your privacy and personal data when you visit our wesbiste, and explain what personal information is collected from our website and how we ensure the best protection.

Plant the Seed Ministries [PTSM] are dedicated to protecting the privacy of your personal information. The privacy policy below explains how we protect and secure your information; it also informs you on how your information is used. The Privacy Policy applies to ptsmbookstore.com and store.planttheseedministries.org. PTSM reserve the right to update the policy to encompass the company and the users feedback. All policy improvements and updates will be posted here so please periodically return to this page to review the current policy. By using the PTSM Websites, and by providing us with any personal information you affirm your acceptance to the terms of our privacy policy.


Collection of Information
PERSONAL INFORMATION PTSM does not collect personal information, without your consent and knowledge. We may require you to provide personal information (which may include but is not limited to e-mail address, telephone number, name, and home or work address, and other demographics) for example, if you create an account, request material from PTSM, create a subscription to any publications, make a donation or purchase material from PTSM, submit a prayer request, submit creativity work or use site links to communicate with us.
NETWORK INFORMATION The IP address of the computer used to view PTSM is automatically collected by our systems; such information cannot be used to identify specific people.

Use of Information
We use the information collected to offer you tailored content – for example, giving you more relevant search results. We use information collected from cookies and other technologies to improve your user experience and the overall quality of our services. When you contact PTSM, we may keep an internal record of your communication to help in solving any issues you might be facing and a record of what support (or advice) was given. We may use your email address to inform you periodically about our services, new resources and upcoming events. If you do not want to receive such emails, please inform us by emailing inquiries@ptsmbookstore.com

Shared Information
We do not share personal information with organizations, companies, and individuals outside of PTSM unless one of the following circumstances applies:
1. For legal reasons

We reserve the right to share your information if legally required to do so, such as by law, regulation, court order, subpoena, search warrant, and government requests or when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect the rights, property or safety of PTSM or its personnels.

2. For Providing a Service

PTSM reserves the right to disclose your personal information to our affiliates or other trusted businesses or persons connected with providing services such as payment processing, providing customer support and sending emails out on our behalf. All such service providers are prohibited from using your personal information in any way except to provide these services to PTSM, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Information Security
PTSM undertakes security measures to protect against the misuse, loss or alteration of the information under our control. We follow generally accepted standards to protect your personal information submitted to us. However, no method of transmission across the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, therefore we do not guarantee its absolute security. Please take necessary precautions to protect against unauthorized access to your password, web-enabled devices and computer (for example logging out of shared computers). Please do not share login information with other people. PTSM are not responsible for any lost, stolen or compromised passwords, or for any activity on your account via unauthorized password activity.

Cookies
PTSM uses “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you and can be read only by a Web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. Cookies cannot read data from your hard drive. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. You can usually choose to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers often automatically accept cookies, however you can usually change your browser settings to decline cookies if preferred. If you choose to refuse cookies, your online experience may be restricted.

Online Transactions
For online transactions, we require personal information, such as your credit card number, expiration date, and may require your Card Security Code [CCID, CSC, or CVV2] number. PTSM uses Secure Sockets Layer [SSL] protocol to encrypt your data to protect your credit card transactions. PTSM secure your online transactions to the best standards set by the credit card processing industry.

Children’s Policy
PTSM will not knowingly collect data from children under 13 years of age. We encourage you to be involved with your child or children’s safety on the Internet. We recommend the article “Protecting Kids’ Privacy” at the Federal Trade Commission Website.

Social Media
Our Website includes Social Media Features, such as Twitter Share Buttons and Widgets. These features may collect your IP address and the page visited on the site. Third parties often host social Media Features and Widgets. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

Information you Share
Please be aware that if you share information publicly, it may be indexable by search engines.

Blog and Product Reviews
We have public blogs and Product Reviews on our Websites. Any information you include in a comment on our blog or as a product review may be read, collected, and used by anyone. If your Personal Information appears on our blogs and you’d like it to be removed, contact us at inquiries@ptsmbookstore.com. If we are unable to remove your information, we will let you know the reasons why.

Third-Party Site Links
Our Websites include links to other websites, whose privacy policies are not owned or controlled by us and therefore may be different from our privacy policy. If you submit Personal Information to any of those sites, your information is governed by their privacy policies. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to also read the privacy policies of each and every Website that collects personal data. Our privacy policy applies only to information collected by PTSM.

Sending Emails
We use emails to communicate with you, for example to send information that you have requested and confirm orders placed. We strive to promptly reply to your messages. The information you send to us may be stored and used to improve PTSM, and our products, or it can be reviewed and discarded.

Updating Information
Please feel free to request correction of any inaccuracies in your contact information by emailing inquiries@ptsmbookstore.com or inquiries@planttheseedministries.org.
If you do not want to receive emails from us in the future, please let us know by unsubscribing as indicated in the email, or sending an email to the above email address.