Privacy Policy

Last updated October 9, 2020

This Privacy Policy outlines how Podowon Baptist Church (“we” or “us”) collects and uses our members’ (“you” or “your”) personal information, which we collect through our website. We strive to ensure that your personal data will be held and processed strictly in accordance with applicable data protection regulations, as prescribed by this notice.


How We Gather Personal Information

We gather different types of personal data, which we use as described in this Privacy Policy (See “How We Use Personal Information,” below). For instance, we collect data:


During signup

When you sign up to give online, we ask you to provide us with personal information including but not limited to your first and last name and email address. We use this information for creating and administering your account.


When you choose to provide us with information

You may choose to provide us with personal information while interacting with us in various ways. For example, when you submit a request for help. This information is only used for the purposes for which it was provided.


How We Use Personal Information

We use collected information for the following general purposes:

  • To notify you about changes to Podowon Baptist Church
  • To provide member support
  • For billing purposes
  • To identify and authenticate users

We do not sell your personal data to others.


Service Providers

We share information with a third party company, Stripe, which provides its service to help with the collection and processing of your online giving transaction. Stripe is authorized to use your personal information only for the sole purpose of providing this service to us. These services include:


Security of Data

The security of your data is important to us but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

If a breach of data occurs in our website, we will inform you via a notification within 30 business days of discovering the breach. By using our website, you acknowledge and agree that we may send you electronic notifications via email.


Retention of Data

We will retain your personal data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your personal data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), and to resolve disputes.


Your Rights

In General

Upon request, we will provide you with information about your personal data (such as the categories of personal information that we have collected about you, the specific pieces of personal data that we have collected about you, and the categories of sources from which your personal information is collected). You may request access, correct, request the deletion of, or object to our use of your personal information by contacting our support team. If you email us, please include “Personal Data Inquiry” as the subject line. Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests. We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe and as set forth by the applicable laws.


Your Data Protection Rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

If you are a California consumer, you have the following rights under the CCPA:

  1. The right to know what personal information is being collected about you.
  2. The right to know whether your personal information is sold or disclosed and to whom.
  3. The right to say no to the sale of personal information.
  4. The right to access your personal information.
  5. The right, in certain circumstances, to delete the information you have provided to us.
  6. The right to equal service and price, even if you exercise your privacy rights.


Do Not Sell My Personal Information (CCPA). California consumers have the right to opt out of the sale of the consumer’s personal information. We do not sell your personal information to third parties.



We may periodically update this policy. We will notify our users about significant changes to this Privacy Policy by sending a notice to the user’s primary email address listed with us and by placing a prominent notice on our in our applications.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.



Any questions about this Privacy Policy should be addressed to our support team, or by mail:

Podowon Baptist Church

22500 Avalon Blvd

Carson, CA 90745