ORIGIN SCOTLAND is committed to respecting and protecting your privacy. You can visit the majority of our websites without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information. If you choose to provide us personally identifiable information (any information by which you can be identified), you can be assured that it will ONLY be used to support your relationship with ORIGIN SCOTLAND and our ministry partners.
What information we collect
On some ORIGIN SCOTLAND web site pages, you can order products or services, make requests, and register to receive materials. The types of personal information collected at these pages are name and contact information.
How we use it
ORIGIN SCOTLAND uses your information to better understand your needs and provide you with better service. Specifically, we use your information to communicate back to you, to update you on service and benefits, and to personalize our web site for you.
From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you to provide you with information we think would be of particular interest. At a minimum, we will always give you the opportunity to opt out of receiving such contacts. You can always unsubscribe online at the web site, or by emailing us at webmaster at originministry dot org.
Who we share it with
ORIGIN SCOTLAND will not sell, rent, or lease your personally identifiable information to others. Only ORIGIN SCOTLAND and our ministry partners will have access to personally identifiable information you provide. Our ministry partners are ORIGIN SOUTH AFRICA, OSA (UK), and NEW SCOTTISH ARTS.
ORIGIN SCOTLAND does not purchase databases from anyone or use 3rd party databases for mailings, and we do not send post or e-mail to anyone who has not either 1) completed a feedback form at one of our events or 2) purchased a ticket to an Origin event or 3) signed up as a performer with Origin or been suggested as one by a friend or aquaintance of the individual or 4) signed up online to receive information from us or 5) in some other way either provided themselves or via someone else the information to us. We do not mine data or contacts from anywhere. If you wish no longer to receive information from ORIGIN SCOTLAND, we operate a strict unsubscribe policy, and you are asked to contact us to have your details removed or put on our 'no mail' list.
Accuracy & Access
ORIGIN SCOTLAND strives to keep your personally identifiable information accurate. We will provide you with access to your information, including making every effort to provide you with online access to your registration data so that you may view, update or correct your information at the ORIGIN SCOTLAND site where it was submitted. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting you access or enabling you to make corrections.
Certain areas of the ORIGIN SCOTLAND web site may limit access to specific individuals through the use of passwords.
ORIGIN SCOTLAND is committed to ensuring the security of your information. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
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