Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children respects the privacy of its online visitors. Visitors are not required to register or provide any personal information in order to access general information on our website. When a visitor voluntarily registers as a user and/or supplies us with contact information, we may periodically send mailings, emails, or make telephone calls with information on our programs, services and upcoming events. Visitors who do not wish to receive such contacts from Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children can opt out by sending us an email, calling, or writing with their exact name and address.
We have been ministering to children and families for over 100 years and are continually working to ensure every dollar is used to its fullest for this purpose. Anything less would violate stewardship principles and the trust we keep with you, with the children, families, and communities we serve, and most importantly, with God. We are committed to the highest standard of stewardship excellence. We will make every effort to honor any designation of preference you have stated. In certain circumstances, where a project is over funded or cannot be carried out in accordance with your preference, the funds will be used for similar projects approved by our administration.
Information Collected: On Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children pages you can make donations and request materials. The online information we collect and maintain includes:
- Contact information: name, complete address, phone number, and email
- (Please see Security section below.)
- Information you wish to share: questions, comments, suggestions
- Requests for information: e.g., we will send periodic mailings related to specific fundraising appeals, prayer concerns, and newsletters.
How Information is Used: Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children uses your information to understand donor needs and provide you with better service. Specifically, we use donor information to complete your transaction and communicate back to you. Credit card numbers are used only for payment processing are not retained for other purposes. All secure credit card information is encrypted and not shared with Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children.
From time to time, we may also use information you provide to update you on ministry happenings that we think would be of particular interest to you.
We use the comments donors offer to provide them with information requested, and we take seriously each recommendation as to how we might improve communication.
Who Has Access to This Information: Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children will not sell, rent, or otherwise share your personally identifiable information to others. The identity of all our donors will be kept confidential. Unless we have your permission or are required by law, the use of donor information will be limited to the internal purposes of Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children and only to further the ministry, activities, and purposes of Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children. Employees of Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children are governed by our privacy policies with respect to the use of this data.
Accuracy and Access: Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children wants to keep your personally identifiable information accurate. At any time, you may correct contact information that is collected on our website by emailing us or by calling (405) 942-3800, ext. 4688. To protect your privacy and security, we also will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting you access or enabling you to make corrections.
Related Links Privacy: This site contains links to other sites. Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. We do not endorse or in any way approve or validate information on sites that we provide links to, or sites linked to us.
Opt Out: Our site provides users the opportunity to opt out of receiving communications from us at the point where we request contact information. Users may also opt out at any time by following the methods provided in the “Modifying Your Information” section below.
Modifying Your Information: In addition to steps found in the registration pages, the following options are available for removing information from our database or for changing or modifying information previously provided:
- You may send an email to Sherry Peck, OBHC Development Data Manager
- You may send postal mail to the following address:
Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children
3800 N. May
OKC, OK 73112
Attention: Sherry Peck
Security: Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children is committed to ensuring the security of your information. To prevent unauthorized access, 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. We use Internet encryption software, Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol, when collecting or transferring sensitive data such as credit card information. This industry standard secure technology is designed to prevent the theft or interception of the information you provide.
Changes to This Privacy Statement: We reserve the right to make changes to this privacy statement without advance notice.
Contacting the Website: If you have any comments or questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, you may send an email to our office or call (405) 942-3800.