Privacy Statement

Important Information for Donors

Keys for Kids Ministries is committed to respecting your privacy.

Awareness. Keys for Kids Ministries provides this Privacy Policy to be transparent with the information we collect and our policy for using and sharing this information.

Information Collected. When you donate to the ministry, we securely collect and maintain:

  • Contact information: name, organization/church, complete address, phone number, email address
  • Payment information: credit card number, expiration date, billing information
  • Shipping information: name, organization/church, complete address
  • Information concerning how you heard about Keys for Kids Ministries
  • Information you wish to share: questions, comments, suggestions, subscription details,
  • Your request to receive periodic updates: e.g., to individuals who request it, we will send periodic mailings related to specific fundraising appeals, prayer concerns, and newsletters

How Information Is Used.  Keys for Kids Ministries uses the information you provide to complete your tax-deductible donation in accordance with federal policy, respond to your needs or requests, and provide you with better service.  Specifically, we use your information to process your desired one-time or recurring transactions, mail any donation receipts, communicate with you, and update you on ministry happenings.  Credit card numbers are only used for processing your donation or secure payment, and are not retained for other purposes.  We use the comments you offer to provide you with requested information or resources, and we take seriously each recommendation or request as to how we might improve communication.

No Outside Sharing of Personal Information. Keys for Kids Ministries will not sell, rent, or lease your personal information to other organizations.  We are committed, with all due diligence, to keep your information confidential and secure.  Access to and use of your information will be limited to the internal functions of Keys for Kids Ministries and solely to complete your requests and further the ministry activities and purposes of Keys for Kids Ministries.

Removing Your Name From Our Mailing List.  We seek to be wise stewards with mailings, and avoid sending unwanted mail or unrequested email updates to our donors. Please contact us if you wish to be removed from our mailing list.

Contacting Us.  If you have questions or comments about our Privacy Policy, please email us at or call us at (616) 647-4500.

General Privacy Information

Keys for Kids Ministries is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Keys for Kids Ministries web site(s) and mobile application(s). By using the Keys for Kids Ministries web site(s) and/or mobile application(s), you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Keys for Kids Ministries collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Keys for Kids Ministries also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Keys for Kids Ministries. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Keys for Kids Ministries for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Keys for Kids Ministries Web site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Keys for Kids Ministries public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Keys for Kids Ministries does not read any of your private online communications.

Keys for Kids Ministries encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Keys for Kids Ministries so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Keys for Kids Ministries is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Keys for Kids Ministries and Keys for Kids Ministries family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

Keys for Kids Ministries collects and uses your personal information to operate the Keys for Kids Ministries Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Keys for Kids Ministries also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Keys for Kids Ministries and its affiliates. Keys for Kids Ministries may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Keys for Kids Ministries does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Keys for Kids Ministries may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Keys for Kids Ministries may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Keys for Kids Ministries, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Keys for Kids Ministries does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Keys for Kids Ministries keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Keys for Kids Ministries, in order to determine what Keys for Kids Ministries services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Keys for Kids Ministries to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Keys for Kids Ministries Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Keys for Kids Ministries or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Keys for Kids Ministries; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Keys for Kids Ministries, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Keys for Kids Ministries Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Keys for Kids Ministries pages, or register with Keys for Kids Ministries site or services, a cookie helps Keys for Kids Ministries to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Keys for Kids Ministries Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Keys for Kids Ministries features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Keys for Kids Ministries services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Keys for Kids Ministries secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Keys for Kids Ministries secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Keys for Kids Ministries will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Keys for Kids Ministries encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Keys for Kids Ministries is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Keys for Kids Ministries welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Keys for Kids Ministries has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Keys for Kids Ministries at We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.