MinistryMeans, LLC dba The Job Connection (“MinistryMeans”) collects data you make available about yourself by using our website.
Users may submit to us information about themselves or other people and companies, and we may collect information about companies and individuals at trade shows.
We also collect information from third party sources, such as DISQUS commenting plugin for WordPress, as an example.
We collect information about companies, including name, size, sector, and industry information.
We collect business contact information for individuals, including name, contact details, employer, and job title.
We also may use third-party sources to collect information about the software, systems, or services a company uses, as well other similar firmographic information.
We may automatically collect the following information about your use of our website through cookies, web beacons, and other technologies:
- your domain name;
- your browser type and operating system;
- web pages you view;
- links you click;
- your IP address;
- the length of time you visit our website;
- the referring URL, or the webpage that led you to our website;
- access time;
- and device ID.
We may combine this information with other information that we have collected about you, including, where applicable, your user name, name, and other personal information. Please see the section “Cookies and Other Tracking Mechanisms” below for more information.
MinistryMeans will not sell or market information about its users, clients, subscribers, customers, or business partners without their explicit permission.
Information obtained during normal activity, such as website visit duration, the number of pages visited, sharing and commenting activity, and other similar metrics may be used to generate marketing reports and for other internal performance reporting.
Every effort will be made to remove any personally identifiable data from any non-internal report or presentation that may be shared with the public.
When visitors leave comments on our website, we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment, if you have one on your DISQUS profile.
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, podcast audio, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
MinistryMeans may share the information we collect, including personal information, as follows:
Disclosures to Service Providers. MinistryMeans may from time to time disclose information to service providers, third party vendors, contractors or agents who perform functions on our behalf, such as credit card processors, and software hosting or cloud services provider.
Business Transfers. If our company or substantially all of our assets are acquired, or in the event of a merger or bankruptcy, your information may be among the transferred assets.
Other Disclosures. If you register for a MinistryMeans event with a third-party speaker, your information will generally be shared with the speaker. With permission, we post customer testimonials on our website, which may contain the customer’s name, title, and company name. If you wish to update or delete your testimonial, you can contact us atsupport(at)thejobconnection.org.
Cookies and Other Tracking Mechanisms
Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser for record-keeping purposes. When you visit our website, our servers and/or those of our service providers automatically record certain information that your web browser sends, such as your web request, Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, referring/exit pages and URLs, number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, time and date of use and other information. Some cookies enable a faster log-in process, and some allow us to track your activities at our website. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer, you can edit your browser options to block them in the future. The “Help” portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to disable cookies or change your cookies settings.
Third Party Cookies.
Web Beacons (a.k.a clear GIFs and Pixel Tags).
Web beacons are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, which are embedded invisibly on web pages and within emails. We may use these on our website, along with cookies, to compile aggregated usage statistics and to analyze how our website is used. We may also use Web beacons in the HTML emails we send, to help us track email response rates, identify when our emails are viewed, and track whether our emails are forwarded. This allows us to gauge the effectiveness of our customer communications and marketing campaigns.
We may send marketing or promotional emails to you about our products, services, or events, or about third-party products and services, including our newsletter and other information we think may interest you. If you no longer wish to receive our communications, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each newsletter or communication or by emailing support@TheJobConnection.org. Please note that it may take up to ten business days for us to process opt-out requests.
We have implemented security measures to protect the information we collect from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Please be aware that despite our best efforts, no data security measures can guarantee 100% security.
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