We respect every individual's right to privacy. We do not rent, sell or trade names of visitors to our Web site. We do not sell any personal information to anyone.
In addition, GuideStone Financial Resources® has implemented security features for your protection. The transmission of your account information cannot be intercepted between the GuideStone server and your email account.
However, once you receive an email, your account information is only as secure and held private as determined by you and your email provider. When GuideStone Financial Resources sends your account information to your email address, please take the necessary steps to secure your privacy when this information is delivered to you.
Be sure that you provide GuideStone with the email address that is most likely to be read only by you. If you share an email address with others at home or your office, consider setting up an email address with one of the free services provided by Internet companies (Microsoft Hotmail, Yahoo, etc.).
If others have access to your email/computer at your office, use one of these security ideas:
- Make sure all access to your email is password-protected and that you change your password regularly.
- Save your email in a file that is only accessible by you (that has password protection).
- Cut and paste the information into a document that is password-protected by you.
- Print your account information and save a hard copy in a secure file, then immediately delete the email from your computer's hard drive.
When visiting GuideStone.org and all the entities affiliated (GuideStoneRetirement.org, GuideStoneInsurance.org, etc.), we use a third-party service provider to collect certain technical and navigational information, such as computer browser type, Internet protocol address (IPs), pages visited and average time spent on our Web sites. We also collect your "clickstream data," the paths taken as you move from page to page. This information is used for the purpose of analyzing and improving our Website design and functionality and providing you with excellent service.
We do not share personally identifiable information about our participants with these third-party service providers, and these service providers do not collect such information on our behalf.
GuideStone Financial Resources respects the privacy of candidates who apply for a position through the Online Employment Application. GuideStone will handle the candidate information obtained through the Online Employment Application in accordance with applicable law. Candidate information is defined as any identifiable information about you that you or someone else provides (on your or GuideStone's behalf) through the context of applying for a position with GuideStone Financial Resources.
Types of Cookies Used by GuideStone Financial Resources
Session cookies are stored in the computer's memory only during a user's browsing session and are automatically deleted from the user's computer when the browser is closed. These cookies store a session ID that is not personally identifiable to users, allowing the user to move from page to page without having to log in repeatedly. Session cookies are never written on the hard drive and they do not collect any information from the user's computer. Session cookies expire at the end of the user's browser session. GuideStone Financial Resources uses a session cookie to expire your MyGuideStone session for security purposes after a period of inactivity.
Persistent cookies are stored on the user's computer and are not deleted when the browser is closed. Persistent cookies can retain user preferences for a particular website, allowing those preferences to be used in future browsing sessions. Persistent cookies can be used to identify individual users. When elected by a user, GuideStone Financial Resources sets a persistent cookie to recognize the device upon future logins.
All recent versions of popular internet browsers provide cookie management tools, such as the ability to delete or reject cookies or alert you when cookies are being sent to your device. We recommend you refer to the information supplied by browser providers for more specific information, including how to use these tools.
If your settings disallow certain cookies, the functionality we can provide when you visit our site will be limited. For example, if you choose to reject the recognized device persistent cookie, your device cannot be recognized the next time you access your account online.