Collection of Information
We collect personally identifiable information, like names, postal addresses, email addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by our visitors. The information you provide is used to fulfill your specific request and is only used to fulfill your specific request, unless you give us permission to use it in another manner, for example to add you to one of our mailing lists.
If you choose to create an account with us your details are stored on a secure remote server, and the information stored is accessed only for the purposes of processing your request(s), customer service improvements, general data maintenance and sales reporting / tracking.
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How we May Communicate With You
You may receive periodic email notifications from us about new products, services or upcoming events. If you prefer not to receive such emails, please unsubscribe by clicking the unsubscribe link included at the bottom of every marketing email we send.
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Distribution of Information
We may share information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place. The information is not provided to these companies for marketing purposes.
Commitment to Data Security
Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. Only authorized employees, agents and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information. All emails and newsletters from this site will allow you to opt out of further mailings.
Privacy Contact Information
Email: [email protected] or Call: 905-409-6387
BWH International Studies of Religion and BWH Ministries is committed to respecting the privacy of individuals and recognizes the need of our customers and employees for the appropriate management and protection of any Personal Information that you agree to provide to us.
Our Privacy Management Plan includes guidelines on the collection, storage, use and retention of your Personal Information as follows:
Collection: The organization collects personal information about individuals (clients, suppliers, employees, etc) in order to better manage it’s business. The organization will make all reasonable efforts to fully inform such individuals about the planned use/disclosure. The organization will limit the collection and use of personal information to that required for valid business purposes or to comply with legislation.
Accuracy: The organization will make every reasonable effort to ensure that the personal information it collects and uses is accurate and complete. Individuals providing personal information will have the opportunity to review and correct their personal information, and on written request by an individual to whom the information relates, the organization will modify the information as required.
Storage: The organization will store personal information using hard copy and/or electronic means in such a way as to prevent unauthorized collection, access, use, disclosure or disposal of the personal information.
Disclosure: The organization will not disclose personal information unnecessarily to employees or any third party, unless the effected individual consents.
In addition to the care that BWH International Studies of Religion Bookstore and BWH Ministries takes directly, we are also working with all of our partner organizations that may at some point handle personal information gathered by us in the course of their relationship with and service to us. Each third party partner has agreed to meet our standards of privacy, confidentiality and security.
All Employees and third party staff who in any way handle or manage Personal Information have acknowledged and agreed to adhere to our Privacy Code and the procedures that support that code.