(This version of the privacy policy in effect as of January 01, 2020)

General

Inspire Christian Writers (henceforth “Inspire”) is committed to respecting the privacy of its members and users, including visitors to our website. This Privacy Policy sets out how we collect, use, and share personal information. This Privacy Policy also explains how we use cookies and similar technologies on our website.

Any changes to this privacy policy will be posted at https://www.inspirewriters.com/privacy-policy/. You can also access this Privacy Policy via a link in the footer of every page of our website or from the “About” section of the main navigation menu.

What information Inspire collects

Inspire collects the following information:

  • Inspire collects information from individuals who become members of Inspire, including name, address, telephone number, email address and other voluntary information at the member’s choosing.
  • Inspire collects relevant information on non-member attendees of Inspire events, workshops, etc., for which pre-registration is required.
  • Inspire collects information provided in writing via email or online forms from prospective members.
  • Our websites use cookies to collect aggregated technical information, such as IP address, browser used to view the website, operating system, resolution of screen, location, language settings in browser, the site directing to our site, keywords searched, the number of page views, etc. Please see “Cookie Policy” below.

How Inspire Uses the Information Collected

Inspire may use the information for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • To improve products and services.
  • To follow up, either by email, phone or mail, with people who have requested information.
  • To periodically send informational emails or email newsletters and updates.
  • To access certain special features or areas of this website.

Inspire will only disclose information externally as expressly permitted by our users/members unless legally required to do so.

Inspire will not sell or lease personal information to third parties so they can market to individuals.

How to contact Inspire

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy, Inspire can be contacted as follows:

Email: [email protected]

Security

In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, Inspire’s website uses SSL encryption on all pages. Nevertheless, due to the nature of the Internet and Internet technologies, security and privacy risks cannot be eliminated and Inspire cannot guarantee that information will not be obtained in ways not otherwise described in this privacy policy.

Other Websites

The Inspire website contains links to other websites. Visitors to our website should note that Inspire does not have any control over these other websites. Therefore, Inspire cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that our users provide while visiting these sites, which are not governed by this Privacy Policy.

Cookie Policy

A cookie is a small text file downloaded to an individual’s computer (or other device) when accessing webpages that use them. Cookies and other online tracking technologies (collectively referred to in this policy as “cookies”) allow a website to store and retrieve information about visitors’ online activity. Inspire uses the following types of cookies:

1. Functionality Cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember if you are logged into the website. Functionality cookies do not collect any personal information. Enabling functionality cookies may be necessary to access member-only content.

2. Analytics Cookies

Analytics cookies, placed by Google Analytics, analyze how individuals browse a website and enable Inspire to measure the number of visitors to its websites, as well as to measure and analyze how individuals interact with the site. We use this information to improve the website and gain information on how our visitors interact with the site, as well as providing some demographic information on our visitors. This information is all aggregated and no personally identifying information is collected via these cookies.

“Do Not Track” Signals

Our website does not respond to “do not track” signals from users’ web browsers.

How to Manage Cookies

As explained above, cookies help members to get the most out of the website. Disabling cookies will affect this functionality. If you do disable cookies, performance and functionality will be affected. If you wish to delete, disable, or re-enable cookies, you may do so through your browser. Please look for a ‘help’ function in the browser or contact the browser provider for more information.

Changes to Privacy Policy

From time to time, Inspire may use data for new uses not previously disclosed in its Privacy Policy. If its information practices change at some time in the future, Inspire will post the policy changes to https://www.inspirewriters.com/privacy-policy/ to notify users of these changes and provide the ability to opt out or unsubscribe from these new uses. For the most up-to-date information on how Inspire uses personal information, please visit the privacy policy on our website.

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) 2018

Inspire, as a non-profit organization is not covered by, and is not legally required to comply with, the CCPA.

Accessing and Deleting Your Personal Information

If you wish to know what information Inspire has in your personal records, or you wish to have your information deleted, please contact [email protected] Note: There is a certain minimum amount of information required for active members, so deleting that information may, in effect, cancel your membership.