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Crossings Akron Privacy Policy

Effective Date: October 2020

Crossings Akron (“we,” “us,” or “our”) developed this Privacy Policy to explain how we may collect, process, share, store, and transfer your Personal Data that you provide when you visit the Sites, access the Services and any other Site as a visitor or User (collectively “Crossings Akron”). All collection, use, and disclosure of your business and Personal Data will be governed under this Privacy Policy. If you donate to a ministry, our collection, use, and disclosure of your Personal Data will be governed in all respects by the terms of the Services Agreement you enter into with us.

If you have questions about our privacy practices that are not addressed in this Privacy Policy, please contact us at

How We Collect Your Personal Information

Your personal data includes information related to your contact information, your donation preferences, payment methods, as well as certain demographic information provided through third-party organizations such as social media sites and will include things like age, gender, interests, and perceived interests in news or advocacy.

Crossings Akron will collect the following information on this and any of its websites:

* Your Name
* Your Mailing Address
* Your Telephone Number
* Your Email Address

Through your interactions with Crossings Akron, you will provide directly most of the data we collect. We collect and process personal data when you:

* Give a donation to the ministry
* Sign a petition
* Submit a letter to a recipient

We may also receive your personal data indirectly from the following sources:

* Facebook
* Instagram
* Twitter
* Instagram

In addition to direct interaction on, we may also collect certain information by the use of cookies and pixel tags. A “cookie” is a text file that websites send to a user’s computer, tablet or mobile device or other Internet-connected devices to uniquely identify the visitor and their preferences or actions on the organization’s website. A “pixel tag” is used to transmit information back to a web server and will also provide a user’s actions and preferences. We also may use first-party website analytics tools – such as Google Analytics – to collect information about visitor traffic on our sites and applications. We may also use third-party analytics tools (such as email service providers) to monitor the performance of communications like email newsletters. The information we collect by automated means includes: devices our visitors use to access our websites and applications, in addition to:

* URLs that refer visitors to our sites and applications
* Dates and times of visits to our sites and applications
* Information on actions taken on our sites (such as pages visited, time on pages, and
 navigation patterns)
* Geographic locations of users
* Search terms that visitors use to reach our website or applications

How We Share Information

We share information with:

* Other members of our affiliated entities;
* Other third parties where necessary for our business purposes or as required by law;
* Businesses and members of the public, when data is aggregated and does not personally identify you; and
* Otherwise with your consent.

How We Protect Your Information

We maintain technical, physical, and administrative security measures designed to provide reasonable protection for your information against loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, and alteration. The security measures include firewalls, data encryption, physical access controls to our data centers, and information access authorization controls.


When you visit the Crossings Akron website, we and certain business partners and vendors may use cookies and other tracking technologies (collectively, “Cookies”) to recognize you and to otherwise customize your online experiences and other content and advertising; measure the effectiveness of promotions; and mitigate risk, prevent potential fraud, and promote trust and safety across the Crossings Akron website.


We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes to our privacy practices for Crossings Akron. The revised Privacy Policy will be effective as of the published Effective Date.

If we make a material change to the Privacy Policy, we will notify you in advance by posting notice of the change on the Crossings Akron website before the change becomes effective. We also may notify you of the change using email or other means.

If you have general questions about our Privacy Policy and practices or questions about your Personal Data, you may contact us at


Personal Data means information that can be associated with an identified or identifiable person. “Personal Data” can include name, postal address (including billing and shipping addresses), telephone number, email address, financial account information, account number, and date of birth. Personal Data does not include information that does not identify a specific user.

Process describes any method or way that we handle Personal Data or sets of Personal Data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, and consultation, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction of Personal Data.

Site means the Crossings Akron website and official social media platforms.

User means you or anyone else who has established a relationship with Crossings Akron (for example, by donating) or otherwise uses or accesses the Sites.