Who is Responsible for the Personal Information That We Collect?
For the purpose of data protection law, Shaking the Heavens is the data controller in respect of the personal information that we collect and use as part of our ministry activities. Shaking the Heavens does not sell your information to others and will only share your information in the manner and for the reasons set forth below.
What Personal Information Do We Collect?
You provide most such information when you register, buy, post, participate in a contest or questionnaire, or communicate with us. For example, you provide information when you place an order for materials; provide information in Your Account (and you might have more than one account if you have used more than one e-mail address when registering with us); communicate with us by letter, phone or e-mail; complete a questionnaire or a contest entry form; or otherwise transmit such information to us. As a result of those actions, you might supply us with such information as your name, address, email address, and phone number; credit card information; the same information may have been supplied for the people to whom items have been shipped, including addresses and phone numbers; e-mail addresses; content of reviews and e-mails to us, and financial information. NOTE: Credit card numbers are used only for donation or payment processing and are not retained for other purposes.
Shaking the Heavens gathers information to more effectively operate its site and to help us personalize and improve your experience while using Shaking the Heavens sites and apps. While some of the information collected is required for membership or necessary to use the services provided by the site, other information is voluntarily given by you as described above.
Sensitive or Special Categories of Information
Some countries consider some personal information particularly sensitive or special. Shaking the Heavens only collects this data when voluntarily given by the individual, such as for processing certain requests (when necessary), and for statistical purposes only. Shaking the Heavens does not share this information with third parties for direct marketing purposes. Such information may include, but is not limited to, the following:
Website Usage Information
We collect information when you provide it to us, such as when you post comments, use the “contact us” feature on the website, or otherwise communicate with us (such as by email, phone or via our social media pages).
As noted above, Shaking the Heavens collects certain information automatically when you use the website, such as the IP addresses and domain names of visitors, browser type, history of pages viewed and other usage information about your use of the website. We collect this information for site administration purposes, such as to analyze this data for trends and statistics. We may share statistical or aggregated non-personal information about our users with advertisers, business partners, sponsors and other third parties. This data is used to customize our website content and advertising to deliver a better experience to our users.
How Do We Obtain Your Personal Information?
As noted above, we collect information from you in the course of your use of the website, products or services. For example, we collect information from you when you enroll as a member. We collect information from you when you contact or communicate with us (including through the website, by email or otherwise). We also automatically collect your personal information while you are using or monitoring the Shaking the Heavens website.
How Do We Use the Personal Information We Collect?
Shaking the Heavens collects personal information for the following purposes. We have also provided the legal basis that we rely on to justify this use of your personal information.
– To provide the Shaking the Heavens website to you for our legitimate business purposes (i.e., the provision of the Shaking the Heavens website) and, depending on the circumstances, to perform a contract between you and us
– To register individuals for Shaking the Heavens services, products or events;
– To provide you with member benefits, products or services that you have requested and related information about those products and services;
– To communicate with you and to respond to prayer requests, concerns, or questions that you have raised with us;
– To administer and improve the Shaking the Heavens website;
– To process your payment for Shaking the Heavens services, products and events;
– To process your donations to Shaking the Heavens;
– To administer and provide you with the benefits of Shaking the Heavens membership;
– To send you, or for our third party partners to send you, information about products, services and events that may be of interest to you based on your preferences;
– To administer surveys and contests;
– To prevent and detect fraud; and for our legitimate business purposes and for compliance with legal obligations to which we are subject
– To protect and enforce our legal rights.
We may also request your consent in circumstances where a legal justification over and above legitimate interests is required by applicable law (e.g., in relation to our use of certain cookies) and process your information based on such consent. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time in your sole discretion.
Who Do We Share Your Personal Information With?
Shaking the Heavens reserves the right to disclose and/or transfer personal information to a third party, if Shaking the Heavens has reason to believe that disclosing personal information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) its rights or property, other website users or anyone else who could be harmed by such activities. Additionally, Shaking the Heavens may disclose personal information in response to a subpoena, warrant or other court order, or when we believe in good faith that a law, regulation, subpoena, warrant or other court order requires it, or authorizes us to do so, or to respond to an emergency situation.
We may share information with other Shaking the Heavens and affiliated entities. We may also share your information with others, such as accountants and lawyers, who assist us in carrying out our activities.
In addition to the uses and disclosure of personal information noted above, personal information of Shaking the Heavens members and registrants may be shared with other entities when we have obtained your consent prior to such disclosure. When you have provided consent, we share your limited information, including personal information, as described at the time of consent for the consented purpose.
If you choose not to provide Shaking the Heavens with your personal information, you may still visit most of the Shaking the Heavens website. However, you may be unable to access certain areas, offers and services and you may be unable to take advantage of certain Shaking the Heavens benefits or membership.
Transfer of Personal Information Across Borders
Shaking the Heavens is a Christian organization with a global outreach, headquartered and operating in Virginia Beach, Virginia (USA). We may allow your personal information to be shared with our related entities or third-party service providers based both within the United States and in other countries. This may entail a transfer of your information from a location within the European Economic Area (the “EEA”) to outside the EEA, or from outside the EEA to a location within the EEA.
When we provide your personal information to a third party service in other global regions, we do so in connection with providing you with member benefits, requested information or services or as required or authorized under law. It is possible the global entities, with which we share your information with, may not be subject to foreign laws that provide the same level of protection of information as your country of residence or employment, or may not be subject to any privacy obligations. Global entities may be required or compelled to disclose your personal information to a third party, such as an overseas authority.
Shaking the Heavens works to protect the security of your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we use reasonable efforts to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our website and any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your personal information, we will use reasonable and appropriate procedures and security features to prevent unauthorized access.
Shaking the Heavens also sends push notifications, the delivery of information from a software application to your mobile device through services such as Apple’s Push Notification Service for iOS devices and Google’s CD2M and Cloud Messaging for Android devices. Both services are standard features of these mobile device operating systems. Shaking the Heavens manages access, use and disclosure of your personal data that results from your use of these services.
Your Rights, Including Removing, Correcting or Updating Personal Information
If you wish to change your consent about how Shaking the Heavens discloses or uses your information, or wish to access, correct or update personal information (such as your address), we will endeavor to correct, update or remove the personal data you give us. Some information can be modified by you directly. Examples of information you can access easily include recent orders; personally identifiable information (including name, e-mail, site password); payment settings (including credit card information); e-mail notification settings, including Alerts and newsletters.
THE INFORMATION BELOW APPLIES TO INDIVIDUALS LOCATED IN THE EUROPEAN UNION (EU) AND EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA (EEA) ONLY: You have certain rights with respect to your personal information. These rights may only apply in certain circumstances and are subject to certain exemptions. NOTE: We may require further information in order to respond to your request (for instance, evidence of your identity and information to enable us to locate your specific personal information).
Please see the information below for a summary of your rights and who to contact to exercise them.
Summary of your rights
Who to contact
Right of access to your personal information
You have the right to receive a copy of your personal information that we hold about you, subject to certain exemptions.
Right to rectify your personal information
You have the right to ask us to correct your personal information that we hold where it is incorrect or incomplete.
Right to erasure of your personal information:
You have the right to ask that your personal information be deleted in certain circumstances. For example (i) where your personal information is no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise used; (ii) if you withdraw your consent and there is no other legal ground for which we rely on for the continued use of your personal information; (iii) if you object to the use of your personal information ; (iv) if we have used your personal information unlawfully; or (v) if your personal information needs to be erased to comply with a legal obligation.
Right to restrict the use of your personal information
You have the right to suspend our use of your personal information in certain circumstances. For example (i) where you think your personal information is inaccurate and only for such period to enable us to verify the accuracy of your personal information; (ii) the use of your personal information is unlawful and you oppose the erasure of your personal information and request that it is suspended instead; (iii) we no longer need your personal information, but your personal information is required by you for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims; or (iv) you have objected to the use of your personal information and we are verifying whether our grounds for the use of your personal information override your objection.
Right to data portability
You have the right to obtain your personal information in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and for it to be transferred to another organization, where it is technically feasible. The right only applies where the use of your personal information is based on your consent or for the performance of a contract, and when the use of your personal information is carried out by automated (i.e. electronic) means.
Right to object to the use of your personal information
You have the right to object to the use of your personal information in certain circumstances. For example, if you object to the use of your personal information for direct marketing purposes.
Right to withdraw consent
You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where we rely only on consent to use your personal information.
Right to complain to the relevant data protection authority
You have the right to complain to the relevant data protection authority having jurisdiction over Shaking the Heavens when you think we have not used your personal information in accordance with applicable data protection law.
Children under 18 may only use a Shaking the Heavens site with the consent and involvement of a parent.
How Long Will We Keep Your Credit Card Information?
In general, we will keep your personal information only for such period as may be required or allowed by applicable law. Credit card numbers are only used for donation or payment processing and are not retained for any other purposes.
Links to Other Websites
Shaking the Heavens’s website may contain links to third party sites. These sites are not controlled by Shaking the Heavens and Shaking the Heavens is not responsible for any content contained on any such website.
Third-party companies may serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our web site. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you.
These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information. To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit networkadvertising.org.
Shaking the Heavens does not endorse any product or service of a third-party advertiser, and has no responsibility for the fulfillment of any order placed, the performance of any product or service offered, or the actions or inactions of any such third-party advertiser.
Cookies help us understand how users use our websites and emails so we can design better services in the future. Web browsers can be adjusted to disable cookies. However, Shaking the Heavens may not be able to provide you with all the service or functionality you require on the Shaking the Heavens website if you choose to disable cookies.
We send push notifications, the delivery of information from a software application to your mobile device through services such as Apple’s Push Notification Service for iOS devices and Google’s CD2M and Cloud Messaging for Android devices. Both services are standard features of these mobile device operating systems. Shaking the Heavens manages access, use and disclosure of your personal data that results from your use of these services.
Contacting Shaking the Heavens with Questions, Concerns or Complaints
Shaking the Heavens
We will acknowledge receipt of any written complaint within five business days and will work to provide you with a written response within 30 days of receipt of your complaint. There may be instances where this is not possible due to the content of the complaint. In such circumstances, we will respond to your complaint in a reasonable and practical time. You also have the right to file a complaint with the appropriate governmental authority having jurisdiction over Shaking the Heavens.