Welcome to the website of The Church of Almighty God. The Church of Almighty God is very concerned with your privacy, so we have covered in this Privacy Policy how we collect, use, and store your information. Prior to visit and use this website, we ask that you familiarize yourself with the Privacy Policy. If you visit and use this website, it indicates that you have already read, understood, accepted, and agreed with the Privacy Policy.

1. The information we collect:
We collect the following information when you visit this website:
1) The email address and name you fill in when contacting us through the email contact feature of our websites or using the comment function and the forum.
2) Access logs of the web server when you are visiting this website.
3) Google Analytics will place cookies on the browser of your device and collect related information for traffic statistics.
The web server and Google Analytics (http://www.google.com/analytics/) collect the following information:
(i) Device information. Non-personal information of the computers, mobile devices and other devices you use to visit our websites, such as IP address, GPS, unique device identifiers, browser type, browser language.
(ii) Browsing information. The way you arrive at this website (google search, shared link from Facebook or typing in the URL directly) and the log of browsing this website, including the content you view, the time you stay on each page, and the last webpage you browse.
(iii) The related information that Google Analytics collects by cookies. Please refer to “Cookies and similar technologies” (http://www.google.com/intl/zh-CN/policies/privacy/).

2. How we use the information we collect:
The information we collect is to provide excellent quality service to all of our users and is not used for any other purpose.
1) Email Communication. We record your email information only in order to contact you via email.
2) Statistical Analysis. We learn how users use our websites by creating statistics from Nginx Httpd access logs and combining them with Google Analytics.
We will analyze the information including the daily number of visitors of the websites (IP address numbers) or the number in a period of time, the number of page views, time on each page, the website bounce rate, the user geography distribution, the percentage of access devices, the browser preferences, how the users get to our websites (by typing the address directly, by searching, or by clicking links on third parties like Facebook and Twitter) and the percentage. This allows us to analyze site traffic, improve the user experience accordingly, and promote our sites (SEO and promotion on the third platforms like Facebook and Twitter).

3.Information you share
When using the forum on this website, your posts and user name will be open to other users of the forum, while your profile picture will be open to registered users.

4. Accessing and updating your personal information
1) You may access and update your personal information through your personal account, such as: user password, personal signature, and profile picture. Accessing and updating your personal information is free of charge unless it requires disproportionate effort on our part. We may refuse to handle repeated requests, requests that require excessive use of technical personnel, requests that jeopardize another person’s privacy, or extremely impractical access requests (such as requesting information stored on backup systems).
2) As we maintain our services, we will also protect your information from accidental or malicious damage. For this reason, we will not delete your personal information from our servers or backup systems. At the same time, we reserve the right to terminate our services.

5. The information we share
Without your express permission, we will not share your personal information with any other organization, group, or individual outside of The Church of Almighty God. Only in the following circumstances will the access, use, storage, or disclosure of your personal information be considered a reasonable and necessary action wherein it would be shared with another organization, group, or individual outside of The Church of Almighty God:
To comply with applicable laws, regulations, legal processes, or enforcement actions as required by the government;
Appropriate enforcement of the Terms of Use, including investigating potential violations;
The detection and prevention or other actions related to dealing with fraud, security, or technical issues;
In accordance with the law or within the extent of the law, preventing imminent harmful behavior to protect the rights, property, and security of The Church of Almighty God, users of the website, and the public.

6. Security
In order to protect the security of your information, we have conveyed to all website members the Privacy Policy and security standards for this website as well as instituted rigorous internal measures to protect privacy. We will make every effort to protect the personal information collected from users, as well as prevent unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or damage to the information.

7. Third party websites, products, and services
Some of the content provided by this website may link to third party websites, products, or services. These websites, products, and services are not under the control of The Church of Almighty God. If you visit third party websites, products, and services, please familiarize yourself with the relevant privacy policies of the third party websites, products, or services.

8. Changes to Privacy Policy
We may occasionally make changes to the Privacy Policy for this website without notification, so please check this page regularly. If you continue to visit this website following an update, this indicates your acceptance of the updated Privacy Policy.

9. Governing Law and Jurisdiction
You agree that all matters related to this website and its Privacy Policy are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Korea. You agree that any legal action pursuant to the Privacy Policy will be brought in the relevant court of the Republic of Korea and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the court of the Republic of Korea.

10. Contact Information
If you have any questions or suggestions regarding this website or the Privacy Policy, please contact us via one of the methods below:
Phone: +81-90-6033-9775
Email: [email protected]

11. Other
The English version of the Privacy Policy is translated from Chinese. If any inconsistencies exist between the translation and the Chinese version, the Chinese version shall prevail.