Believers Stewardship Services, Inc. (“BSS”) has strict standards of security to safeguard your data. BSS has physical, electronic and procedural safeguards in place to protect your data. The technology used to protect your data is reviewed often. Those in the organization who use your data must follow established standards, procedures and laws.
Having correct data about you permits BSS to provide better customer service, increase the efficiency of our operations, and comply with legal and regulatory requirements. The data BSS collects varies by the service provided and may include data:
- Received from you on applications or other forms, such as name, address, Social Security number, birth date, assets, income
- General in nature, such as email addresses
Internal Data Sharing Practices
BSS may share data we have about you within our own ministry. Sharing data allows us to:
- Provide better customer service
- Help you make decisions about our services
- Inform you of other services that may be of interest to you
External Data Sharing Practices
BSS does not share your data with other organizations, except as permitted/required by law or as permitted by you. For example, BSS is permitted to share data about you to:
- Help us open your account with third party providers as needed
- Process transactions and administer your requests
- Assist organizations that provide services for us
- Detect fraud and other criminal activity
- Comply with an inquiry by a government agency or regulator
BSS may share data that identifies you (such as name, address, telephone number, age and gender) and your relationship data with organizations that perform related services on our behalf, and other financial institutions with which we have joint service agreements.
Data Transmission to Other Countries
Your personal information is processed in the United States, where privacy laws may be less stringent than the laws in your country and where the government, courts, or law enforcement may be able to access your information. By submitting your personal information to BSS you agree to the transfer, storage and processing of your information in the United States.
Accuracy of Data
Our goal is to keep your data accurate and up-to-date. You may request information about the data we have on file related to yourself by contacting us at the following:
Address: Believers Stewardship Services, Inc.
2250 Chaney Rd.
Dubuque, IA 52001
Telephone: (563) 582 – 4818
Treatment of Former Customer Data
If you no longer receive services from BSS, we will not share your data with other organizations, other than as permitted/required by law or as permitted by you. BSS may still share data within our organization.
Restricting Information Sharing
Any requests for restricting data about yourself can be made by submitting a request via the contact information provided in the “Accuracy of Data” section above.
European Union Residents
If you reside, permanently or temporarily, in the European Union, we may provide you with additional options concerning your information.
Changes to Personal Information
BSS relies upon you to update and correct your personal information. If you identify an error in your information, please notify us using the contact information in the “Accuracy of Data” section above.
Access to Personal Information
If required by law, BSS will grant reasonable access to Personal Information held about you. All requests must be directed to the address included in the “Accuracy of Data” section above.
Revocation of Consent or Restricting Processing
If you revoke your consent for the processing of personal information or wish to restrict the ways in which BSS can use your information, then we may no longer be able to provide you certain services. In some cases, BSS may limit or deny your request to revoke consent or restrict use if the law permits or requires us to do so, or if our processing is not based on your consent. If you would like to revoke consent or restrict use of your information, please notify us using the contact information in the “Accuracy of Data” section above.
Deletion of your Information
Typically, we retain your Personal Information for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this policy, unless a longer retention period is required by one of BSS’s industry regulators. If required by law, and permitted by our regulators, we will grant a request that we delete your Personal Information. Please notify us using the contact information in the “Accuracy of Data” section above.
Concerns and Complaints
Any concerns you may have regarding the handling of your information can be sent to us via the contact information provided in the “Accuracy of Data” section above. Some jurisdictions may also allow you to complain to a local data protection authority as well.