Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to
www.myfriendministries.org, and My Friend Ministries and governs data collection and usage. For
include www.myfriendministries.org. The My Friend Ministries website is a ecommerce site. By
using the My Friend Ministries website, you consent to the data practices described in this
Collection of your Personal Information
In order to better provide you with products and services offered, My Friend Ministries may
collect personally identifiable information, such as your:
• First and Last Name
• Mailing Address
• E-mail Address
If you purchase My Friend Ministries’ products and services, we collect billing and credit card
information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction.
We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us.
However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use
certain products or services. These may include: (a) registering for an account; (b) entering a
sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers
from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or
other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services. To wit, we will
use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or
products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal
information in the future.
Use of your Personal Information
My Friend Ministries collects and uses your personal information to operate and deliver the
services you have requested.
My Friend Ministries may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other
products or services available from My Friend Ministries and its affiliates.
Sharing Information with Third Parties
My Friend Ministries does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
My Friend Ministries may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send
you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties
are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to My Friend
Ministries, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
My Friend Ministries may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so
by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of
the law or comply with legal process served on My Friend Ministries or the site; (b) protect and
defend the rights or property of My Friend Ministries; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances
to protect the personal safety of users of My Friend Ministries, or the public.
Automatically Collected Information
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by My Friend
Ministries. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times
and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to
maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the My
Friend Ministries website.
The My Friend Ministries website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience.
A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be
used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and
can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The
purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For
example, if you personalize My Friend Ministries pages, or register with My Friend Ministries site
or services, a cookie helps My Friend Ministries to recall your specific information on subsequent
visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing
addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same My Friend Ministries website,
the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the My Friend
Ministries features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies,
but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to
decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the My Friend
Ministries services or websites you visit.
Right to Deletion
Subject to certain exceptions set out below, on receipt of a verifiable request from you, we will:
• Delete your personal information from our records; and
• Direct any service providers to delete your personal information from their records.
Please note that we may not be able to comply with requests to delete your personal information if
it is necessary to:
• Complete the transaction for which the personal information was collected, fulfill the terms of a
written warranty or product recall conducted in accordance with federal law, provide a good or
service requested by you, or reasonably anticipated within the context of our ongoing business
relationship with you, or otherwise perform a contract between you and us;
• Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal
activity; or prosecute those responsible for that activity;
• Debug to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality;
• Exercise free speech, ensure the right of another consumer to exercise his or her right of free
speech, or exercise another right provided for by law;
• Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act;
• Engage in public or peer-reviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research in the public
interest that adheres to all other applicable ethics and privacy laws, when our deletion of the
information is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of such research,
provided we have obtained your informed consent;
• Enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with your expectations based on your
relationship with us;
• Comply with an existing legal obligation; or
• Otherwise use your personal information, internally, in a lawful manner that is compatible with
the context in which you provided the information.
Children Under Thirteen
My Friend Ministries does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children
under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian
for permission to use this website.
From time to time, My Friend Ministries may contact you via email for the purpose of providing
announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general
Changes to this Statement
notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to
the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our website,
and/or by updating any privacy information. Your continued use of the website and/or Services
available after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy
Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.
My Friend Ministries welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy.
If you believe that My Friend Ministries has not adhered to this Statement, please contact My
Friend Ministries at:
My Friend Ministries
PO Box 361230
Grosse Pointe, Michigan 48236
Effective as of February 27, 2023