PURPOSE OF THIS POLICY
The purpose of this policy is to explain the types of information TLAfrica, Inc. may gather about you, how we may use that information, whether we disclose it to anyone, and the choices you have regarding our use of, and your ability to change or correct the information.
TLAfrica, Inc. gathers and maintains a wide variety of financial and personal information, which is stored in electronic and hard copy files. This includes personal details and financial transactions concerning prospects, donors, employees, foundations, and churches.
Although some of this information can be located in public records, other information is proprietary, sensitive and/or confidential.
CREDIT CARD TRANSACTIONS
For your convenience, TLAfrica, Inc. is pleased to accept a number of major credit cards for the purchase of materials, payment for services, and charitable contributions in support of our ministry. TLAfrica, Inc. may keep your credit card information on file for ease in conducting future transactions. Access to such information is restricted to authorized employees, who use credit card information only to process purchases or contributions you initiate and authorize.
We take reasonable precautions to ensure that all credit card transactions that occur through our website are secure. When you submit your credit card information electronically, that transaction is protected using “Secure Socket Layer” (SSL) encryption to prevent your credit card information from being seen as it travels over the Internet. Our network traffic is monitored to identify unauthorized attempts to access, upload or change information or otherwise cause damage. Unauthorized access is prohibited and punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.
We will use your donation within our stated charitable objectives.
All payments through the website are to be made by payment card. We also accept donations by check. Please send to PO Box 1626, La Mirada, CA 90637-1626.
Once you confirm to us through the website that you wish to proceed with your donation, your transaction will be processed through our payment service provider. By confirming that you wish to proceed with your donation you authorize our provider to request funds from your credit or debit card provider.
When you set up a regular donation you will be scheduling a series of donations to be made on the day of the month that you choose until further notice. You agree that these Terms and Conditions will apply to each of the donations in that series.
By confirming that you wish to proceed with a regular donation you authorize our payment service provider to request funds from your credit or debit card on the day of each month that you set.
As a nonprofit organization, donors who make gifts to TLAfrica, Inc. may request refunds for donations. They will be processed if requested within 30 days of the donation. To request a refund, email interact@TLAfrica.org
SAFEGUARDING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Some pages on our website request and collect information that personally identifies you or allows us to contact you personally. Information you provide to TLAfrica, Inc. may be tabulated for statistical purposes, and those results may be provided to others but you will never be individually identified in those results. The data may be used to inform you of events and activities in which we think you may have an interest, or it may be used to note opportunities to support the work of TLAfrica, Inc. We may also use the data to evaluate our programs and design future offerings.
The TLAfrica, Inc. website will only collect personal information that you knowingly and voluntarily provide. Although the information collected is used primarily for purposes specified on the submission page, we may add that information to our records and use it to enhance our future contact with you.
When you provide us with personal information, we will respond to your inquiry, request or order. We may also contact you to provide information about activities, programs, or special events we believe may interest you. When we send you such information by email, you will always have an immediate opportunity to modify the frequency of or decline any further such communication.
Although we may provide aggregate data for the purposes of reporting and/or compliance with nonprofit industry standards or government requirements, your personal information will not be identifiable in such data. TLAfrica, Inc. will not share any of your personal information with any third parties, except as required by law. We do not rent, sell, lend or otherwise provide mailing lists, telephone numbers, mailing addresses or email addresses to other individuals or organizations.
USE OF TEXT AND IMAGES
If you would like to publish information you find on our site, please ask permission by sending your request to interact@TLAfrica.org A copyright statement appears at the bottom of pages where text or images are posted on our site with the permission of the original copyright holder. Information about using the TLAfrica, Inc. logo and images is available upon request.