Privacy Policy

At The JOY FM, we take privacy seriously. Because we may gather certain types of information about our listeners, we want to help you understand the terms and conditions surrounding the collection and use of that information.

Please note that by visiting www.thejoyfm.com, you consent to the collection of Your Information by  www.thejoyfm.com as set forth in this Privacy Policy.

 
1. Will The JOY FM Disclose the Information It Collects to Outside Parties?
Except as set forth in this Privacy Policy, The JOY FM does not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to others. However, we may provide aggregate statistics about our customers, traffic patterns, and related site information to third-parties. These statistics will include no personally identifying information. The JOY FM may also release your information when we believe, in good faith, that such release is reasonably necessary to comply with the law, enforce contest, sweepstakes, promotions, and/or game rules, or protect the rights, property or safety of The JOY FM, our users, or others.  

2. What Information Do We Collect? How Do We Use It?

Voluntary Information You Provide Us 

If you contact us by email; complete our registration forms, surveys, or entry forms; subscribe to our services or newsletters; or participate in one of our contests or sweepstakes; we will ask you for information. The information we ask for may include contact information (such as your name and email address) and/or demographic information (such as your zip code or age). Below you will find descriptions of how The JOY FM may use these types of information.

Registration Data

Registration data is voluntary information provided directly by you in order to receive optional access to certain services or site areas and which may include personally identifiable information such as your name, age, email address, zip code, or telephone number. In addition, registration data may include preference information such as usernames, passwords, desired newsletters, etc. Here are some of the ways we might use that information:

*To deliver services such as newsletters, etc. and other items that you request or purchase
*To help us create and deliver the content that is most relevant to you
*To alert you to news, events, contests, and other items if you so request
*To allow you entrance into restricted areas of the site, as appropriate
*To send you information about The JOY FM and our web site 

Surveys
Sometimes The JOY FM posts optional surveys in which we ask for personally identifiable information. Here are some ways we might use that information:

*To send you information about The JOY FM and our web site
*To help us create and deliver the content that is most relevant to you

The choice is yours -- you don't have to answer surveys, but if you do, please understand that the information you provide will be used by The JOY FM. 

Contests and Sweepstakes
From time to time, The JOY FM runs contests and sweepstakes in which we ask for personally identifiable information such as your name, age, email address, or telephone number. That's so we can determine if you're eligible for the contest and to let you know if you win. Sometimes we request additional information such as your gender, marital status. Here are some of the ways we might use the information that we collect:

*To determine if you're eligible for the contest
*To notify you if you're a winner
*To send you information about The JOY FM and our web site
*To help us create and deliver the content that is most relevant to you

If You Contact Us

We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive from you. Unless you tell us otherwise, such email addresses are not used for any other purpose.

What About "Cookies"?
"Cookies" are small pieces of information that are stored by your Web browser on your computer's hard drive. From time to time our Web site may place cookies on your computer’s hard drive that enable our systems to recognize your browser and to provide you with certain features. Use of cookies also provides information about your Web usage, which helps us compile demographic and statistical information about visitors who are utilizing our Web site. Our cookies do not contain any personally identifying information. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser to prevent that. Even without a cookie, you can still use our site.

3. Correct - Update - Delete
User registration data can be corrected, updated or deleted by calling/emailing/writing 770-487-4500 -office@thejoyfm.com - The JOY FM, 1175 Senoia Road, Suite E; Tyrone, GA 30290.

4. Public Forums
This site makes message boards (i.e. prayer center) and/or news groups available to its users. Any information you disclose in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information. We cannot safeguard the privacy of any such information you choose to disclose online in this manner and you must do so carefully and at your own risk.

5. Confirmed Opt-in
The JOY FM acquires no personal or registration data about our users except what you explicitly and voluntarily provide (i.e., opt-in). We reserve the right to use this information specifically for the purposes related to your registration and generally for any necessary future communication regarding your registration status.  

6. Links to Other Sites
When you visit www.thejoyfm.com, you may be linked to other outside sites. This includes links to sites operated by advertisers, sponsors and partners that may use The JOY FM's logo as part of an agreement with www.thejoyfm.com. These other sites may send their own cookies to users, collect data, or solicit personal information. These other sites may be developed by people over whom The JOY FM exercises no control and, as such, are not subject to the The JOY FM's Privacy Policy. The JOY FM is not responsible for the privacy policies of these other sites, nor for the use of any information that these sites may collect.

 7. Children's Privacy
Naturally, the safety of children is very important to us. The JOY FM will not knowingly accept personal information from children under the age of 13 without first obtaining written parental consent. If we become aware of such information without parental consent, it will be permanently deleted from our database.

8. Information Security
The security and confidentially of your information is extremely important to us. Accordingly, we take appropriate security measures to protect against the unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction of data. Please be aware, however, that despite our best efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable.

9. Changes to this Policy
The JOY FM may at any time amend, modify, restate, or revise this Privacy Policy by updating this posting, and you should therefore periodically visit this page to determine the then current Privacy Policy that is in effect. If any material changes are made, we will revise the “last updated” date at the top of the Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this Web site constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Policy and any updates.

10. Tell Us What You Think
We welcome your questions and comments about privacy. Please send us a message via email to: office@thejoyfm.com.