Legal Information for Donations

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Terms & Conditions

Terms of Use
Welcome to First Baptist Santa Barbara (the "Site"), an online service provided by First Baptist Church of Santa Barbara. Your use of the Site is governed by the policies, terms, and conditions set forth below in this Terms of Use Agreement. Please read them carefully. By using this site or submitting donations to First Baptist Santa Barbara you indicate your acceptance of, and agreement to be bound by, the terms and conditions set forth below (also referred to as this "Site Agreement"). 

Username, Password and Security 
You will choose a username and password during the First Baptist Santa Barbara order process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and your account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to (a) immediately notify First Baptist Santa Barbara of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you log off from your account at the end of each session. First Baptist Santa Barbara cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this section. Your account is for your personal use only and may only be used by you and your immediate family members living with you in your home.

Donors: Credit card account number, expiration date and CVC, and address and telephone to verify your credit card. Payments and account creation are handled securely by FoxyCart, LLC, a hosted shopping cart solution. We are proud to be fully PCI DSS compliant and registered with Visa's CISP. We are certified by our security assessors as Level 1 Service Provider, which is the highest level of PCI compliance and certification. FoxyCart uses SSL encryption through Digicert for the firstbaptistsb.foxycart.com domain.

Your Account
Once you create an account, you will be able to login and view your donation history, as well as modify or cancel any ongoing donations you have. You can access this area at http://firstbaptistsb.com/account

Renewals and Ongoing Donations
The Site offers two different ways to donate funds: 1. One-time donations and 2. Recurring donations. These are clearly marked in the site. For Recurring donations, the amount you specify will be withdrawn on an ongoing basis, according to the period you specify (monthly, every 3 months, etc). Unless you notify First Baptist Santa Barbara that you do not wish to renew your recurring donation, First Baptist Santa Barbara will automatically renew your donation each period and bill the then-current renewal fee to your designated billing source.

Communication with Children
As a part of supporting individual children, you may periodically receive communication from that child. First Baptist Santa Barbara takes the utmost care and security in regards to communciation from sponsors and from children. Each piece of communication will be reviewed by our staff and edited for any content deemed inappropriate.
 

End of Terms of Use Agreement. Version as of May 16, 2013.

Privacy Policy

First Baptist Santa Barbara created this privacy policy to demonstrate our commitment to respecting your privacy and using as little Personal Information as possible to deliver our services to you, based on your relationship with us. The following discloses our collection, use and disclosure practices for the Site. If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us by our postal mail address, email or phone.

First Baptist Church Santa Barbara
949 Veronica Springs Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93105-4598
Phone: (805) 682-2485

Email: hans@firstbaptistsb.com 

Information Collection & Use

Registration and Payment
No registration is required to use the public areas of our Website, but in order to access certain site features a registration is required. These services are complex in nature and require that we store and rely upon certain Personal Information that you will provide to us.

When we collect personally identifiable information through the Website registration process you can correct or modify that information by editing your user profile. We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our Website.

Communications from Us to You
Registered Site Visitors and Paid Members: we will, from time to time, communicate with you via email at the address provided in your profile. These communications will be based on our relationship with you, offering information and incentives to participate in our community, or special offers we believe will be of interest. You may at any time opt-out of most communications, but certain emails must be sent to registered site visitors and paying members as part of your ongoing relationship with us. If you cancel your free or paid site registration/membership, we will stop all email correspondence once your cancellation has been successfully processed.

Unregistered site visitors (guests): no emails from firstbaptistsb.com will be sent to you.

Acceptance of this Policy
By using this site, you signify your acceptance of our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the terms of this policy, please do not use our Website. This Privacy Policy supersedes all privacy policies and other similar standards previously issued by us.

Password Security
First Baptist Santa Barbara maintains commercially reasonable safeguards to ensure the security, integrity, and privacy of personally identifiable information submitted to our Website, and we periodically review and update security measures in light of current technologies. Your password is a component of the First Baptist Santa Barbara security system. As such, it is your responsibility to protect it. Do not share your password with any third parties. If your password has been compromised for any reason, you should notify First Baptist Santa Barbara immediately.

California Privacy Rights
Under California Law, California residents have the right to request in writing from businesses with whom they have an established business relationship, (1) a list of the categories of personal information, such as name, address, e-mail address, and the type of services provided to the customer, that a business has disclosed to third parties (including affiliates that are separate legal entities) during the immediately preceding calendar year for the third parties' direct marketing purposes, and (2) the names and addresses of all such third parties. To request the above information please e-mail us at: hans@firstbaptistsb.com or write to us at: 949 Veronica Springs Road Santa Barbara, CA 93105-4598 with a reference to California Disclosure Information. We will respond to such written requests within 30 days following receipt at the e-mail or mailing address stated above. If we receive your request at a different e-mail or mailing address, we will respond within a reasonable period of time, but not to exceed 150 days from the date received.

Site Security
The security of your Personal Information is very important to us. We attempt to provide for the secure transmission of your information from your PC to our servers by utilizing encryption software. However, due to the inherent open nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that communications between you and First Baptist Santa Barbara, and First Baptist Santa Barbara and you, will be free from unauthorized access by third parties, such as hackers and your use of the firstbaptistsb.com Website signifies your assumption of this risk. Only those First Baptist Santa Barbara employees who need access to your information in order to perform their duties are allowed access to your Personal Information. Any employee who violates our privacy and/or security policies may be subject to disciplinary action, including possible termination and civil and/or criminal prosecution.

End of Privacy Statement. Version as of May 16, 2013.