OUR PRIVACY POLICY


Your Privacy Rights

We appreciate the trust you place in us when you use our secure payment processing services or otherwise provide us with information, and we are committed to respecting your privacy and the security of your personal information. Our privacy policy, updated on January 17, 2005, describes the
information we collect and how we use it. We always welcome your questions and feedback. For privacy-related issues, please contact us at:

International Reformed Theological College
70 Pace Dr.
Bristol, VA. 24201, U.S.A.

Phone: (276) 591-3657
IRTC-Administration@refmail.net

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Information We Collect
Using Information We Collect
Information We Share with Others and Your Privacy Rights
Your Choices
How We Use Email
Links to Other Sites
Security
Privacy of Children on Our Web Site
Policy Changes
Questions or Comments?




 Information We Collect

We may collect information (including name, address, telephone number, email address, academic records and, when necessary, credit card information) when you:  apply for or register for enrolment in a program of studies or in courses at the IRTC or use our credit/debit card services for processing payments to the International Reformed Theological College.

We maintain the data that you provide us, along with a record of your payments, in a secure database. To best serve you, we may combine this information with data that is publicly available and data that we receive from other Christian organizations that partner with us in the Kingdom of God.

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 Using Information We Collect

The IRTC wants to provide you with the best possible attention. In order to do this, we collect information that allows us to provide the services you request, contact you about the status of requests, send you catalogs or information about our College, and send you IRTC email newsletters, if desired.

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 Information We Share with Others and Your Privacy Rights

We contract with NOVA Information Systems, Inc. and Wachovia Corporation to provide secure server and credit/debit card processing services. We provide these companies with only the information they need to perform their services and work closely with them to ensure that your privacy is respected and protected. These companies are prohibited by contract from using this information for their own marketing purposes or from sharing this information with anyone other than the International Reformed Theological College, Inc.

We do not share information with any other company, organization or individuals.

On rare occasions, we may disclose specific information upon governmental request, in response to a court order, or when required by law to do so. We may also share information with companies assisting in fraud protection or investigation. We do not provide information to these agencies or companies
for marketing or commercial purposes.

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 Your Choices

We offer choices about the types of information you receive from us. If you prefer not to receive catalogs or other communications from us, please contact us at the address shown below. If you no longer wish to receive our Email Newsletter you also may contact us at the address below or follow the instructions provided in each edition of the email newsletter.

International Reformed Theological College
70 Pace Dr.
Bristol, VA. 24201, U.S.A.

Phone: (276) 591-3657
IRTC-Administration@refmail.net

If, due to human error, you continue to receive unwanted communications, please contact us again and we will make every effort to correct the situation.

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 How We Use Email

When you provide us your email address, we may send you emails necessary to process your requests, contact you in the educational process, or respond to a request or communication.

It is our intent to send you our Email Newsletter only if you have agreed to receive it. Instructions on how to unsubscribe are included in each edition of the newsletter.

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 Links to Other Sites

Occasionally we provide links on our website to other sites. These sites operate independently of the IRTC and have established their own privacy and security policies.

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 Security

It is our intent to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you. We use a variety of current technologies and processes for protection of our customer data. We limit the information we provide to outside companies with whom we contract to only what they need to carry out their responsibilities.

When you make a payment through a link on our website, transactional information is transmitted in a safe, encrypted format.

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 Privacy of Children on Our Web Site

Except for appropriate educational purposes and with parental approval, our website is not intended for use by children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13, except as provided by their parents.

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 Policy Changes

If our information practices change, we will post these changes on our website. We encourage you to review our privacy policy periodically.

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 Questions or Comments?

For questions, comments or assistance, we invite you to contact us.


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