Privacy Policy 

Amazing Discoveries Ministries International (“Amazing Discoveries” or “we” or “us” or “our”) is committed to protecting your trust and privacy in terms of your use of our website https://new.amazingdiscoveries.org (our “Website”), our mobile application (the “Application”), the type of information provided by you or collected from you through your use of the Website, Application and their associated services including interactive chat and forum discussion areas (the "Services" ), and our practices involving, collecting, using, retaining, protecting and disclosing that information.

We believe in accountability, compliance, collecting information for valid and lawful purposes, consent, accuracy, security, openness, accessibility, limited collection, use, disclosure, and retention of information.

Any and all the information collected on this site will be strictly kept strictly confidential and for internal use in accordance with this policy unless otherwise required and pursuant to applicable law. We will not sell, spam, rent, loan, disclose, or disseminate your information! Any information you provide will be handled with the utmost care and will not be used in ways that you have not consented to. We will only use your personal and other information in accordance with this policy unless otherwise required and pursuant to applicable laws.


Scope of this Policy

This policy applies to the personal and other information we collect, use, or disclose about you:

  • on this Website, and any of its subdomains;
  • through mobile or desktop applications you download from this Website, which provide dedicated non-browser-based interaction between you and this Website; on the Application;
  • for provision of content, functionality and services offered on or through the Website and Application as well as any other related, linked or otherwise connected media form, media channel, website, mobile website, mobile application or software;
  • in email, text, and other electronic messages between you and us, the Website or the Application;
  • when you interact with our advertising and applications on third party websites and services if those applications or advertising include links to this policy; and
  • any other information we may collect, use, or disclose about you if such collection, use, or
    disclosure include links to this policy.

This policy does not apply to personal or other information:

  • we collect offline or through any other means, including on any other Amazing Discoveries or third party website and their affiliates and subsidiaries; or
  • you provide to or is collected by any third party including our affiliates and subsidiaries, through any application or content including advertising that may link or be accessible from or on the Website and Application.

Types of Information Collected by Us

We collect, use, disclose and otherwise manage several types of information from and about you through our Website and Application, including:

  • Personal Information, that we can reasonably use to identify you directly or indirectly, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer or mobile device to the internet, username and other similar identifier, billing and accounting information including credit card number, and any other identifier we may use to contact you (“Personal Information”);
  • Non-personal information, that does not directly or indirectly reveal your identity or directly relate to an identifiable individual, such as demographic information, or statistical or aggregated information;
  • Technical information, including your login information, browser types and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, device type and unique device identifier, operating system and platform, or information about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website or Application, and usage details;
  • Non-personal details about your Website and Application interactions, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URLs), clickstream to, through and from our Website (including date and time), products and services you viewed or searched for, page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page  interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), methods used to browse away from the page, or any phone number used to call or email address to contact our customer service number;
  • Information that you provide by filling forms on our Website or Application. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our Website or Application, subscribing to the Website or Application, posting material on the Website or Application and in using the Services or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our Website, Application or Services;
  • Records and copies of your correspondence including emails addresses and phone numbers if  you contact us;
  • Details of financial transactions you carry out through our Website and Application and the fulfilment of those transactions;
  • Your search queries on the Website; and
  • Your Contributions, which are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. We cannot control the actions of other users of the Website, Application or third parties with whom you may share your Contributions and do not guarantee that unauthorized persons will not view your User Contributions.

We take steps to ensure that Personal Information and any other information we collect from you is necessary, adequate, relevant, not excessive, and only used for specific and limited purposes.


How the Information is Collected

We use different methods to collect your information including through:

  • Direct interactions with you when you provide it to us for example by filling in forms or corresponding with us by phone, email or\ otherwise;
  • You may also provide information to be published or displayed (“posted”) on public areas of the Website or Application, or transmitted to other users of the Website, Application or third parties (collectively, “Contributions”);
  • Automated technologies or interactions as you navigate through our Website and Application. Information automatically collected may include usage details, IP addresses and information collected through cookies, web beacons and other tracking technologies; and
  • Third parties or publicly available sources, for example our business partners.


Cookies and Other Automatic Data Collection Technologies

We use technologies such as cookies, web beacons, tags, scripts, and other automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:

  • Details of your visits to our Website including traffic data, location data, logs and other communication data and resources that you access and use on the Website; and
  • Information about your computer and internet connection including your IP address, operating system, and browser type.

Cookies may be required to use certain services on our Website. You may choose to view, block or erase cookies within your web browser.


The information we collect through automatic technologies is statistical information and may include Personal Information, and we may maintain it or\ associate it with Personal Information we collect in other ways, that you provide to us, or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:

  • estimate our audience size and usage patterns;
  • store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interests;
  • speed up your searches; and
  • recognize you when you return to our Website.


Third Parties

Through the Website, Application and/or Service(s) you may or may not be introduced to a variety of
third parties including advertisers, ad networks and servers, content providers, application providers
vendors and other websites. The privacy policies of these third parties are not under our control. The use
of any information that you may provide to any third party will be governed by the privacy policy of the
operator of the site that you are visiting, which may differ from ours. As well, in some cases these third
parties may share the information that they collect about you with us. Because we do not control the privacy policies of our business affiliates or any other sites to which we may provide hyperlinks, we
recommend you review the privacy policy of the site you are visiting. If you cannot find that site's privacy policy, or if you are uncertain about the entity to which you are providing your information, you should contact that site directly for more information.


Our Purposes for Collecting or Using Your Information

We collect, use, disclose, and otherwise manage information including Personal Information in a variety
of ways related to the Website, Application and the services those provide. We use information that we
collect:

  • to present our Website, Application and their contents to you;
  • to provide you with educational materials, guides and other support in connection with use of the Website and Application;
  •  to secure the information we collect such as device identification;
  • to fulfill the purposes for which you provided the information or that were described when it was collected, or for any other purpose for which you provide it;
  • to provide you with notices about your account including system and account information, service
    update, expiration and renewal notices;
  • to carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contract with you or the merchant for the Website and Application, including for billing and collection or to comply with legal requirements;
  • to improve our Website and Application, marketing or user relationships and experiences;
  • to allow you to participate in interactive features, social media or similar features on our Website and Application;
  • to promote or offer you our products and services, and to determine your eligibility for new services as we may offer from time to time; 
  • to measure or understand the effectiveness of the advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you;
  • in connection with a prospective or completed merger or sale including insolvency or bankruptcy proceedings involving all or part of Amazing Discoveries or as part of a corporate reorganization or other change in corporate control;
  • in any other way we may describe when you provide the information; and
  • for any other purpose with your consent.

We may use your information to contact you about our own and third parties’ goods and services that may be of interest to you, as permitted by law. We may also use the information we have collected from you to enable us to display advertisements to our advertisers’ target audiences. Even though we do not disclose your Personal Information for these purposes without your consent, if you click on or otherwise interact with an advertisement, the advertiser may assume that you meet its target criteria.


Data Security and Protection


The confidential data you submit is encrypted using industry-standard SSL encryption. Any of all of your Personal Information is protected against accidental loss and unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure and is never sold, traded or leased for commercial purposes to other organizations except to provide services, information, or products you've requested, when we have your permission, or in the following circumstances:

  • in the case of a sale of all of our assets, a merger involving us, a sale of assets involving us or a corporate reorganization involving us;
  • our retention of another or an additional provider of services that requires the information to complete such services; and
  • when necessary to share information to investigate, prevent, or take action against illegal activities, suspected threatening or fraudulent activities, and violations of Terms of Service, or as otherwise required by law.

The safety and security of your information is also your responsibility. The Website, Application and/or their Services may include a variety of features, such as bulletin boards and chat rooms, which allow feedback to us and real-time interaction between site users. We do not control the posting of any messages, information, or files that others may provide through the Website. We have no obligation to monitor any bulletin boards, chat rooms, or other areas of the Website through which users can supply information or material. However, we always reserve the right to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation, or governmental request, or to refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that in our sole discretion are objectionable or in violation of the Terms of Use.


Disclaimer

Not all transmissions of information via the Internet are completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your Personal Information or other information you provide, we cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted to our Website and Application. Any transmission of your information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website or Application.


Accuracy and Accessibility of Your Personal Information


We rely on you to provide us with information that is accurate and complete. It is your responsibility to ensure that correct information is provided by you to us. If there are inaccuracies, our Website and Application include portals that allow you to update and/or correct your Personal Information and that is why we ensure that the information we collect about you through our Website and Application always remains accessible to you. You may also contact us directly in relation to inconsistencies and inaccuracies in your personal information held and/or recorded by us on our Website and Application.


Whenever requests for information update or correction are made, we may request you to provide us with certain personal information for identification and security purposes before the changes are made effective.

Applicable law may allow or require us to refuse to provide you with access to some or all of the Personal Information that we hold about you, or we may have destroyed, erased, or made your Personal Information  anonymous in accordance with our record retention obligations and practices. If we cannot provide you with access to your Personal Information, we will inform you of the reasons why, subject to any legal or regulatory restrictions.


Consent and Use of Information


We have consent-based approach to the collection, use and disclosure of your information. We have several mechanisms to provide you with more choices and control over your information:

  • At any time, you can opt-out of commercial email communications from us by clicking on the unsubscribe link in such emails or by changing the Email Preferences settings in your account. Certain non-commercial communications may still be sent to you that we are required to provide to you for the Website, Application and Service such as system notification, major product changes, changes to our Terms of Use and other notices that we believe will materially affect how you interact with us; and
  • At any time, and without penalty, you can withdraw your consent to the continued use or disclosure of your Personal Information by closing your account through our account closure process at the time which may include a confirmation email.

However, there may be instances where you will not be able to withdraw your consent, especially if would frustrate the performance of a legal obligation.


Retention of Personal Information

Except as otherwise permitted or required by applicable law or regulation, we will only retain your information for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this policy unless a longer retention period is required by law. For greater certainty, that means we will retain your Personal Information while you have an active Amazing Discoveries account, and afterward if we need to do so to meet our legal obligations. Upon closure of your account, we will destroy your Personal Information within one (1) year unless we are otherwise obliged or permitted to keep it longer by law. Under some circumstances, we may anonymize your Personal Information so that it can no longer be associated with you. We reserve the right to use such anonymous and de-identified data for any legitimate business purpose without further notice to you or your consent.

Conflicts

Depending on your use of the Website, Application or specific services, we may provide different or supplemental privacy statements that describe and govern how we use your Personal Information. When we do so, those different or supplemental privacy statements will apply to that specific use or services in addition to this policy as applicable.


Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We may update this privacy policy to reflect changes to our information practices. It is our policy to post any changes we make to our policy on this webpage. If we make material changes to how we treat our users’ information, we will notify you by email to the email address specified in your account or through a notice on the Website home page before the changes become effective. We encourage you to periodically review our privacy policy for the latest information on our information practices.


Contact and Compliance

We welcome your questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy and our information practices.

We also have procedures in place to receive and respond to complaints or inquiries about our handling of your information, our compliance with this policy, and with applicable privacy laws. To contact us regarding this policy or your personal

 

Deleting Your Profile 

To delete your profile from the iOS or Android app, go to Profile, and scroll to the bottom and select Delete. 

Alternatively, you may email us at client-care @ amazingdiscoveries.org and ask us to delete your account. 

Note either of these actions will delete your account from both the mobile and web versions of our website.