Privacy Policy


IFI respects the privacy of all individuals who visit our website. We are committed to protect and ensure that every individual’s personal information is safeguarded. For the web pages that collect personal information, we employ security measures to ensure and protect the loss or misuse or alteration of information in our direct control. International Friendships, Inc will not sell, lease, or rent confidential information.

IFI collects personal information when visitors:

  1. Ask for ministry information
  2. Sign into our website to register for student trips or ESL classes
  3. Complete a new volunteer application or register to for a volunteer activity
  4. Make a donation/contribution to our ministry
  5. Sign up for fundraising events
  6. Change personal information, and
  7. For a variety of any reasons not listed above


International Friendships, Inc. reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to link additional sites or to remove existing linked sites at any time and without notice.


The privacy and data on linked web sites are entirely separate from IFI and are not covered by our privacy policy. IFI links to encrypted 3rd-party services outlined below:

  1. Credit card services are through Stripe & MoonClerk
  2. Electronic Fund Transfers (EFT) are through PNC Bank
  3. Applications and contact forms submitted are through FormAssembly, Gravity Forms, SalesForce and Planning Center.
  4. Fundraising for events such as Banquets are through Ministry Sync

IFI provides links to other Internet sites as a service to its users and is not responsible for the availability or content of these external sites. IFI, its employees, and contractors do not endorse, warrant, or guarantee the products, services, or information described or offered at these other Internet sites. Any reference to a commercial product, process, or service is not an endorsement or recommendation by IFI, its employees, or contractors. For documents available from this server, IFI does not warrant or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed.


The service is distributed on an “as is” basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Web site visitor hereby acknowledges that use of the service is at his or her own risk.


International Friendships, Inc. reserves the right to change or discontinue any aspect of the Service or this Agreement. International Friendships, Inc. may also impose limits on certain features and services without notice or liability. Notification of any such change will be posted on the web site.


We provide you with choice over the use of cookies as described in this policy.

Please note that our websites may not work correctly if you change certain preferences, such as disabling all cookies.

First Party Cookies. If you’d rather we didn’t use cookies when you visit us, click here for information on how to configure your browser settings to reject cookies.

Third Party Cookies. If you would like to opt-out of third-party cookies, here are some options:

  • Google Analytics, which is a tool used to track and report website traffic, provides an opt-out browser add-on that can be downloaded here.
  • If you wish to block other cookies, you can use the browser-level cookie controls described below.


Most browsers allow you to manage cookie settings. These settings can usually be found in the ‘Settings’, ‘Options’ or ‘Preferences’ menu of your browser. The links below are provided to help you find the settings for some common browsers.


Please note that each page on this site has a copyright notice. Website users should not copy text, images, or other media from this website.