Privacy Statement

Privacy Policy of the Websites of The Church of Almighty God

This Privacy Policy discloses the privacy practices for the official websites of The Church of Almighty God (hidden-advent.org, godfootsteps.org) and the gospel websites of The Church of Almighty God (kingdomsalvation.org, holyspiritspeaks.org, easternlightning.org). The websites of The Church of Almighty God have been established to preach the kingdom gospel of Christ of the last days, Almighty God, and are totally unrelated to any commercial operations. The websites aim to provide convenience for all those who seek the truth, investigate the true way and yearn for the appearance of God. All the materials on these websites are free to read and download. For your convenience, these websites may include links to other websites. We do not assume responsibility for the practices and content of the privacy policy of such linked websites.

Information We Collect

1. The websites of The Church of Almighty God collect the following information:

(1) The email address and name you fill in when contacting us through the websites or using the comment function.

(2) Access logs of the web server (Apache Httpd) when you are visiting the websites.

(3) Google Analytics will place cookies on the browser of your device and collect related information for traffic statistics.

2. Apache Httpd (http://httpd.apache.org) and Google Analytics (http://www.google.com/analytics/) collect the following information:

(1) 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.

(2) 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 webpages you view, the time you stay on each page, and the last webpage you browse.

(3) The related information that Google Analytics collects by cookies.

Please refer to “Cookies and similar technologies” (http://www.google.com/intl/en-us/policies/privacy/).

Why We Collect This Information

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 Apache 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).

Promise and Choice

The websites of The Church of Almighty God promise to collect only the above information from you and use them only for the above use cases. We will never release, sell, transfer, rent or share your information to any third party.

You may set your browser to block Google Analytics cookies.

If you have any questions or suggestions, please feel free to email us at info@almightygod.church.

Update of Our Privacy Statement

We may occasionally update this privacy statement. If there are any changes, we will add “*” to the “Privacy Statement” link at the bottom of the websites.

This Privacy Policy was last updated in 17 January 2017.