Only authorized personnel and third-party providers obliged to respect its confidentiality has access to all collected personal information. We neither sell, trade. or market any personal information supplied by you to any third party nor use any of the information you provide for commercial or other unrelated purposes.
It is within our Policy to regularly monitor our internal procedures to ensure compliance with the relevant statutory requirements, including the general policies and procedures of Republic Act No. 10173 or the Data Privacy Act of 2012 of the Philippines (the “Data Privacy Act”), relevant orders issued by the National Privacy Commission, and other applicable laws, rules, and regulations.
The Types of Information we collect
In participating in any CCF activity, it may be necessary for us, in pursuit of our legitimate interest as a religious organization and as an organizer of events, to collect personal information from you. Such personal information may include, but are not limited to the following:
- Your name
- Phone number and email address
- Residential address
- Age or life stage
- The CCF satellite you are a part of
- Your upline discipleship group leader’s name and contact number
- Names and contact numbers of your discipleship group members
- Health or diet related concerns
- Your religious beliefs/ convictions
- Prayer requests
- Personal testimonies
- Photos or videos of you captured during worship services or church events/ activities for online streaming purposes, documentation, audio-visual presentations, and church event/activity promotions.
Depending on the event or activity concerned, we may collect and process different personal information from you. If you have any concern on why we are requesting certain personal information, you may send your inquiry to us through the contact information provided below.
Why we collect Personal Information from you
Whether as a regular discipleship group member, a volunteer, or someone who is new to CCF, it is our hope that you would be able to know, experience, and grow in Christ through the church. It is our desire to provide a conducive spiritual atmosphere for all and to meet the needs of our members/participants across the different seasons or circumstances in life they are in. Our ability to meet those needs highly depends on understanding our members/participants, hence the necessity for us to collect personal information that would allow us to know our members better.
Furthermore, we collect personal information from you for us to be able:
- To communicate with you, pray for you, and provide you with other services;
- To serve you and your family by providing worship and discipleship services;
- To review and improve our worship and discipleship services, including our websites, social networks, worship music, and communication materials;
- To contact you for any openings in our volunteer or full-time ministry work; and
- To use as material or content for online streaming purposes, documentation, audio-visual presentations, and church event/activity promotions
Rest assured that we do not use your information in any way other than in the furtherance of our vision and mission as a church.
How we collect Personal Information from you
We collect your Personal Information by the voluntarily submission of the same to us through the following channels:
- The CCF website;
- Social media sites;
- CCF’s mobile app;
- Forms including on-line registration forms and application forms;
- Cookies, Traffic Data, and Content Data;
- On-site Closed-Circuit Television;
- Photography or videography; and
- Other channels we use to serve you, such as:
- Support groups, including CCF Staff, CCF Pastors, and CCF Volunteers via Chat Support, Facebook Messenger, phone call, or electronic mail
- Availment of our Pastoral Care Services
- Registration to our Global Leadership Center classes
- Registration to our major events and retreats
How we use your Personal Information
We guarantee that the information you have voluntarily provided will be used solely for the foregoing purposes for which it was collected, will be kept confidential in accordance with laws and CCF’s Discipleship Covenant, and will not be disclosed without your consent, except for lawful reasons as provided under applicable laws. Any communications deemed privileged in nature shall be handled in accordance with the pertinent laws and judicial rules.
Who we share your Personal Information with
Disclosure of personal information shall be limited to pastors and authorized volunteers, or staff involved in the specific event or activity. It may also be disclosed to the members of our management, officers, and Board of Elders, on an as-needed basis.
We will not share your personal information to third parties without your prior consent, except when legally required by the law or by the appropriate public authority, when needed to pursue a legitimate interest of the church, or when necessary for the protection of lawful rights and interests and for the establishment or exercise of or defense against legal claims of persons or the establishment in any proceedings.
We will never share or disclose your information for commercial or non-related purposes.
How we protect your Personal Information
Reasonable steps have been set up to ensure the security of personal and sensitive information we obtain including the installation of organizational, physical, and technological safeguards for as long as they remain in our digital storage until such time they are no longer needed, but not exceeding ten (10) years from the date that said information is obtained. Additional steps will be taken to destroy or de-identify personal information that is no longer required.
However, we disclaim any responsibility for any breach to the systems of service providers which run our system or host our cloud database caused by a systemic cybersecurity attack against such providers without the fault or negligence of our employees. In an event of such breach occur, we will inform you of any consequent compromise to your personal information within seventy-two (72) hours from the receipt of an official breach notification of our service provider.
We acknowledge and respect your right to be dealt with anonymously, and we will try to accommodate your request for anonymity wherever possible, lawful, and practicable. Please do note that in some circumstances, this may prevent us from effectively communicating with you.
For a complete list of your right as data subjects, please go to: https://privacy.gov.ph/implementing-rules-regulations-data-privacy-act-2012/#1
Updating your Personal Information
Any changes on the Personal Information provided will only be made upon the receipt of the updates therein by CCF and/or upon the request thereof by the primary data subject. Upon update thereof, both the new and the retracted information and the simultaneous receipt of the new and the retracted information shall be made accessible to the recipients thereof. Authorized personnel and third-party providers who have previously received such processed personal information shall be informed of its inaccuracy and of its rectification upon reasonable request by the primary data subject.
If you would like to update your personal information, please email our Data Protection Officer at [email protected].
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If you feel that we are in breach of this privacy statement, you may contact us by any of the above methods.