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Thank you for your interest in our website. The following information explains if, and to what extent, we process your personal data.

This site for American and other English speaking people, as well as the sites in other languages, also comply with European privacy standards.

1. For what purpose, and on what legal grounds, do we process personal data?

We process your personal data exclusively for the purpose of corresponding with you. Art. 6, para. 1, lit. f of the (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) forms the legal basis for this data processing.
This internet project is not-for-profit and, as such, does not have a customer database nor any shop or payment pages. We also do not use personal data for advertising, marketing or market research purposes. 

2. What kinds of personal data do we process?

We only process data that you provide to us yourself. Besides your name, email address and language, this could also include information about your religious views Ė depending on the content of your emails.

3. What sources are used to obtain personal data, if we do not obtain it directly from you?

We exclusively process personal data that you have provided to us yourself.

4. What kinds of recipients have access to the personal data?

We do not share your personal data with third parties.

5. Do we intend to transmit the personal data to a third country?

We do not intend to transmit the data to a third country.

6. How long will your data be stored?

We store your personal data (emails) only for as long as is required for our purposes (e.g. to respond to your inquiries or to work on certain site content), unless you request to have the data deleted sooner.

7. Data protection contact person

You can reach our data protection contact person through our secure email form. You can request information about your correspondence at any time, and request that your data be deleted.

8. Will access data be collected when using our website?

Our web host / service provider collects data concerning every case of access to our server (tracking for the creation of log files), as is standard practice in connection with internet security and for statistical purposes on the basis of the hostís, or of our, authorized interests (in accordance with Art. 6, para. 1, lit. f of the GDPR). Access data includes the file name of the accessed web page, the device type, the userís operating system, the browser type and version, the date and time of access, [transmitted data volume, notification of successful access,] and the anonymized IP address. For security reasons and error tracking, log files are stored for up to 21 days and then deleted. [The only other case in which access data would possibly be used might be in the case of a security incident (e.g. an attack on a web page, in order to preserve evidence)].

9. Does this website use cookies?

No cookies will be enabled on your computer by using this website, nor will any spyware be used, and we do not trace You in the internet. We also do not create any personal profiles.

Computer security: 

This website uses only HTML and certain CSS text formatting properties. It intentionally avoids elements such as Java, JavaScript or active controls that many people have deactivated in their security settings. Only the search page requires JavaScript ("active scripting"). 

Since our website only contains information pages, and no purchasing or payment pages, the text pages have not heretofore required HTTPS encryption. HTTPS pages are often incompatible with certain older browsers. However, we have recently changed our sites into HTTPS security, because some browsers and a search engine put classical http-pages at a disadvantage. For browsers, which are not capable to open our secure https-sites, we offer special text compositions - one language-one webpage - at a http-Domain: http://www.ways-of-christ.org .

Technical information concerning the design of the website in terms of accessibility of web content

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