The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI) Privacy Policy
This policy is effective as of March, 17, 2008.

The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI) has created this privacy policy (the "Privacy Policy") as part of our commitment to helping our users better understand what information we collect about them and what we may do with that information.

This policy describes our information gathering and dissemination practices for the website By using or accessing, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy and you are consenting to have your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States.

1. Information We Collect

When you visit you may provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected by us and website use information collected by us as you interact with our website.

We may collect by request certain personal information, such as your name, your email address, your telephone number, your address, your gender, and any other personal or preference information. We collect this information so that we can provide you NBCI services and offer personalized features. We retain personal profile information indefinitely. We do not retain any personally identifying information related to user searches.

2. Use of Collected Information

We use information we request from you, and the other information we obtain from your current and past activities for our marketing and promotional efforts, to resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems and enforce our Terms and Conditions. At times, we may review the data of multiple members to identify problems or resolve disputes.

We may occasionally use your name and email address to send you notifications regarding new services offered by National Black Church Initiative (NBCI) that we think you may find valuable. National Black Church Initiative (NBCI) may also send you service-related announcements from time to time through the general operation of the service. Generally, you may opt out of such emails by sending a letter to National Black Church Initiative, P.O. Box 5628 Tacoma Park, MD 20913 or by sending an email to, though NBCI reserves the right to send you notices about your account even if you opt out of all voluntary email notifications. (NBCI) may use information in your profile to track trends in the user/membership population and collect information about the use of the website. We do this to improve our marketing and promotional efforts, to analyze (NBCI) usage, to improve our content and offerings, and customize naltblackchurch.comís content, layout, and services.

3. Our Disclosure of Your Information

Due to the regulatory environment in which we operate, we cannot ensure that all of your private communications and other personally identifiable information will never be disclosed in ways not otherwise described in this Privacy Policy. For example, we may be required to disclose information to the government, law enforcement agencies or third parties. Under certain circumstances, third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications, or members may abuse or misuse your information that they collect from (NBCI). Accordingly, although we use industry standard practices to protect your privacy, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personally identifiable information or private communications will always remain private.

As a matter of policy, we do not sell or rent any personally identifiable information about you to any third party. However, the following describes some of the ways that your personally identifiable information may be used or disclosed.

Financial Information. Under some circumstances we may require certain additional information, including but not limited to your credit card billing information. We use this information, including your name, address, and other information to bill you for use of National Black Church Initiative (NBCI) products and services. By making a purchase, or engaging in any other kind of activity or transaction that uses financial information on (NBCI), you consent to our providing of your financial information to our service providers and to such third parties as we determine necessary to support and process your activities and transactions, as well as to your credit card issuer. These third parties may include the credit card companies and banking institutions used to process and support your transaction or activity.

Advertisers. We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads on our behalf. These companies may employ cookies and action tags to measure advertising effectiveness. However, as a matter of policy, we do not disclose any personally identifiable information with third-party advertisers.

Legal Requests. Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may disclose information you provide if required to do so by law or if we have a good faith belief that disclosure is necessary to (1) comply with the law or with legal process served on us; (2) protect and defend our rights or property; (3) act in an emergency to protect someone's safety; or (4) as expressly provided herein.

4. Your Use of Other Membersí Information

Under no circumstances, except as defined in this Privacy Policy, will NBCI disclose personally identifiable information about any user to any third party without that user's consent and the consent of such other users after adequate disclosure.

5. Links (NBCI) may contain links to other websites. We are of course not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by NBCI.

6. Security (NBCI) takes appropriate precautions to protect our users' information. Your account information is located on a secured server behind a firewall. When you enter sensitive information (such as payment information), we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and we store all payment information in an encrypted format. If you have any questions about (NBCI), please contact us at Unfotunately no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. We cannot control the actions of other users, and we are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures on your computer. You understand and acknowledge that, even after removal, copies of user content may remain viewable in cached and archived pages.

7. Notices and Revision

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy from time to time. Non-material changes and clarifications will take effect immediately, and material changes will take effect within 30 days of their posting on this site. If we make changes, we will post them and will indicate at the top of this page the policy's new effective date. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or through notice on our home page. Unless stated otherwise, our current privacy policy applies to all information that we have about you and your account.