Heart of God Fellowship Kenya follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.
Cookies and Web Beacons
Like any other website, Heart of God Fellowship Kenya uses ‘cookies’. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users’ experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information. Find out more in our Cookies Policy. You can always change your cookie settings on our website by clicking the gear icon at the bottom left of your screen.
Heart of God Kenya collects personal information such as users’ names, email addresses, shipping addresses, and phone numbers, only when the user submits this information to us. Examples of the submitting of this information includes mailing list sign ups, contacting us via our contact forms, and online donations.
We use this information for the following reasons.
Names, email addresses, and phone numbers: We store users’ names, email addresses, and phone numbers that are submitted to us in order to keep in contact with the user. In most cases, the user’s name and email address is all of the personal information that we store. We also use email addresses to send receipts, newsletter updates, and other necessary information to users..
If a user would like for us to delete all of their personal information from our database, we will as long as the user requests for us to delete this information. To request for us to delete all of your personal information from our database, please use the contact information at the bottom of this page.
Our website uses Google Analytics. Google Analytics transmits website traffic data to Google servers. Google Analytics does not identify individual users or associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. We use reports provided by Google Analytics to help us understand website traffic, web page usage, how people interact with our web pages, along with information such as the browsers users use and their demographic information (age, location, etc.).
Below are listed some of the cookies that Google Analytics uses:
_ga – Used to distinguish users
_gid – Used to distinguish users
_gat – Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named
AMP_TOKEN – Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service.
_gac_<property-id> – Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and Google Ads accounts, Google Ads website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out.
_ _utmt – Used to throttle request rate.
_ _utmc – Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the
__utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.
_ _utmv – Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the
_setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated
_setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
You may opt-out of Google Analytics cookie use here.
You can also opt-out of Google Analytics for this site by clicking the gear icon at the bottom left of your screen.
Data Stored & Shared with Third Parties
We may store your information with trusted third parties such as our newsletter provider in order to contact you via email, Google Analytics, and Paypal for processing payments. If you would like us to remove your data from our third party partners, please contact us.
You may unsubscribe from our newsletters or updates at any time through the unsubscribe link at the footer of all email communications. If you have questions or are experiencing problems unsubscribing, please contact us via the contact information at the bottom of this page.
We take commercially reasonable steps to protect the personal data you provide to us from misuse, disclosure or unauthorized access. We only share your personal data with trusted third parties who use the same level of care in processing your personal data as we do. That being said, we cannot guarantee that your personal data will always be secure due to technology or security breaches. Should there be a data breach of which we are aware, we will inform you immediately.
For Residents Outside the United States
“Do Not Track” Signals
California Law requires us to disclose how we respond to “Do Not Track” signals. We currently do not respond to browser “Do Not Track” signals.
Third Party Privacy Policies
You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.
Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.
Heart of God Fellowship Kenya does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
Feel free to contact us if you have any questions or concerns.