Privacy Policy

Last updated 20 February 2017

Privacy Policy for Parentandchildbiblereading.com

1. What This Privacy Notice Covers

This notice tells you what information we collect, steps we take to protect and secure it, how we use and share information, and finally, how you can contact us with questions or concerns.

We are not in the business of selling personal information about you. The Services we provide include Online Illustrated Bible Scriptures and Stories, Video Stories, Reading Plans, Courses, Forum discussions, Live Chat support, and Prayers. These Services are provided through our Websites which include www.parentandchildbiblereading.com, www.parentanchildbiblereading.com/extras/ and www.illustratedbiblescriptures.com. We use information shared with us for the purpose of running and improving our Websites and the Services we provide.

Parentandchildbiblereading.com complies with the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) as set forth by the Personal Data Protection Commission regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal data in Singapore.

2. Information We Collect

(a) Personal Information. We collect personal information (e.g., name, email address, etc.) when you:

  • sign up for our newsletter;
  • send us your message or prayer request
  • subscribe to our courses or reading plans;
  • purchase products from our Shop;
  • join our forums;
  • engage in live chats on this Website;
  • enter our promotions, contests, or sweepstakes;

(b) Other User Information. When you access and use our Services, we automatically collect and store in log files your Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, clickstream data, and other user information as part of our Service analytics (individually and collectively, “Automatically Collected Information”).

(c) Billing Information. If you sign up for a paid Course or paid Reading Plan, or purchase books and other products from our shop, we direct you to the PayPal page and do not store any of your credit card information.

(d) Cookies and Tracking Technologies. Cookies, beacons, tags, scripts, and mobile advertising identifiers are technologies used by Parentandchildbiblereading.com and our affiliates, partners, and service providers (such as marketing, analytics, and customer support partners) for analyzing trends, site administration, tracking mobile application installations and users’ movements around our site(s), and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual and in an aggregated basis.

VISITING OUR WEBSITES WITH YOUR BROWSER SET TO ACCEPT COOKIES  TELLS US YOU WANT TO USE OUR SERVICE AND YOU CONSENT TO OUR USE OF COOKIES AND OTHER TECHNOLOGIES TO PROVIDE YOU OUR SERVICE.

(e) Technologies for AdvertisingWe partner with third party companies, including Google, to either display advertising on our Websites or to manage our advertising on other sites. Our third party partners, including Google may use technologies such as cookies to gather information about your activities on our Website and other sites in order to provide you advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests. They use cookies to serve ads based on your prior visits to our Websites.

Google also has external vendors certified under their third-party vendors or ad networks. Google uses advertising cookies to enable Google and its partners to serve ads to you base on your visit to our Websites and/or other sites on the Internet. You may opt out of Google personalized advertising by visiting Ads Settings.

The cookies of third-party vendors or ad networks may also be used to serve ads on our Websites. You can also opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies for personalized advertising by visiting www.aboutads.info. You may visit the respective third-party vendors websites to opt out of the use of cookies for personalized advertising if the vendor or ad network offers this capability.

(f) Google Analytics Services. We use Google Analytic services to help us create a better user experience. You may visit the Google Analytics opt-out page and install the add-on for your specific browser.

3. Information Use, Sharing, Disclosure, and Retention

(a) Use. Parentandchildbiblereading.com uses information for  identification and authentication,  analytics and improvements, support, contact (e.g., sending replies), research, and anonymous reporting. We may combine Automatically Collected Information with other information we collect about you to improve site functionality of our website and for internal marketing analytics.

IP addresses, browser and session information may be used to:

  • Diagnose and prevent service or technology problems reported by our users or engineers that are associated with the IP addresses controlled by a specific web company or ISP.
  • Estimate the total number of users from specific geographical regions using our Websites.
  • Help determine which users have access privileges to certain content, services, or resources that we offer.
  • Monitor and prevent fraud and abuse.

Marketing Emails. When you sign-up for our newsletter, Courses, Reading Plans or purchase products on our Shop or products recommended by us, by default, you will be in our mailing list and we will keep you updated when we have new product enhancements or promotion. You may choose to unsubscribe if you do not want to receive such emails.

User Site Membership/Registration. When you register, or are invited to register, as a member of our forum, Courses or Reading Plans and newsletter mailing list, we store and use your information solely to provide administrative services in support of our member feature (such as account set-up and password reset).

Testimonials and/or Prayer Request- With your consent we may post your testimonial or prayer request along with your name. If you wish to update or delete your testimonial, you can contact us at admin@parentandchildbiblereading.com.

(b) Sharing. We may share your personal information where it is necessary to complete a transaction, to operate or improve our website, to detect fraud or to do something that you have asked us to do. We use other third parties such as payment processors to bill you for goods and services. These third parties are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us and are prohibited from using your personal information for promotional purposes.

(c) Disclosure. We may disclose personal information about you under the following circumstances:

  • Where it is necessary to complete a transaction, or to do something that you have asked us to do.
  • To respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, to establish or exercise our legal rights or, defend against legal claims, and if in our judgment in such circumstances disclosure is required or appropriate.
  • To detect fraud and if we believe it is necessary in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our various terms of use, or as otherwise required by law.

Unless we have your permission, we do not share, sell, rent, or trade personal information with third parties for their promotional purposes.

(d) Retention. We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you with our Services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

5. Third Party Features and Applications

Parentandchildbiblereading.com includes various third party features and apps, including but not limited social media features, such as the Whatsapps share, Facebook Like button, Live Chats (known as “Third Party Services”). These Third Party Services and Applications may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the Third Party Services to function properly. Third Party Services are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Service. Your interactions with these Third Party Services is governed by the privacy policy of the company providing the Third Party Services, and you are responsible for viewing that company’s relevant privacy policy.

Third Party Services may also support functions that require that you disclose certain personal information given your choice of participation. This information is collected in many different ways such as: forms, surveys, contests, forums, subscribing or unsubscribing to mailings and correcting or updating personal information and are only used for the purpose in which they were collected. Third Party Services may collect sensitive information, such as financial information (credit card) to process purchases for products or services.

6. Links to Third Party Sites

Our Service includes links to other Web sites (e.g. Paypal, Amazon, etc) whose privacy practices may differ from ours. If you submit personal information to any of those sites, your information is governed by their privacy policies. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy policy of any web site you visit.

8.Confidentiality and Security

We use physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect personal information about you.

Data transmissions over the Internet are not 100% secure. Consequently, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we use reasonable efforts to ensure security on our systems.

9. Changing your Preferences and Personal Information

If your personal information changes, or if you no longer desire our Parentandchildbiblereading.com Services, you may email us at admin@parentandchildbiblereading.com

10. Changes to this Privacy Notice

Parentandchildbiblereading.com reserves the right to revise, modify, or update this notice at any time. We will notify you about material changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your particular Parentandchildbiblereading.com account or by placing a prominent notice on our site prior to the change becoming effective.

11. Contacting Us

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us here.