PRIVACY POLICY

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Thank you for visiting us at Chapel-by-the-Sea Baptist Church. Your privacy and security are important to us.  This privacy policy explains our information procedures and the choices that are available to you, the user about your information.  This privacy policy applies to all websites and URL's that are controlled and operated by Chapel-by-the-Sea Baptist Church which may link to this policy unless otherwise specified.  This privacy policy may be updated from time to time, so please check our privacy policy periodically for any changes that may be made.

The Information We Collect

       At Chapel-by-the-Sea, we receive and collect information that you(the user) may enter on our website and provide to us in other various ways.   Information that we collect may be in the form of your contact information (name, address, phone number), email, photographs, and videos.

       We may collect other information that would be non-personally identifiable when you visit our website(s) that may include your current Internet Protocol address and type of browser and provider that you may be signed in from.  

       Please be mindful if you sign in through a social networking site, please check that site's privacy policies.  Information that you provide through a social network site may be publicly viewed by other persons and we cannot prevent that information from further use by third parties. 

     Our website may use “cookies” or similar technology that would allow us to identify your device and location.  This information does not identify you personally.   If you choose to refuse these “cookies”, you may do so from your web browser, but it may affect the access and use and services available to you on this website.

      We may inquire about your personal interests and opinions.  Information concerning prayer requests will be held in strict confidence unless you otherwise specified in writing that it should be shared.  These messages will not be stored on the website. 

      

Why We Collect Information and How We Use It

     We may use the information provided and collected in the following manner:

  • to provide the user with the information requested about our programs and services.

  • to respond to an inquiry, question, message or prayer request

  • to communicate with the user via email, phone, text or postal mail.

  • to improve the quality of our service i.e. the design, usability, content, and needs of our website

  • we may use "cookies", which are small pieces of information that are stored on by your browser on your computer's hard drive.  The information provided by cookies may enhance your visit to our website.  You may choose to decline these "cookies" if your browser permits. 

  • we may use "web beacons", internet tags, anchors, pixel tags, clear gifs, that may link web pages to web servers and that site's cookies that may be used to transmit information.  This information is not recognized as personal information but may include your IP address of the device being used at that moment.  We may link an IP address to information that may be personally identifiable. 

  • To create aggregated statistical data and other non-personal information that may be used to improve our services and websites

  • To comply with any applicable laws and regulations

 

Information Sharing, Disclosure, and Storage 

        We may disclose personal and identifiable information in response to a legal/judicial process, i.e. a court order, a subpoena.  We may also disclose such information to a law enforcement agency's request, or if we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, potential threats to the physical safety of any person(s), violations of our terms of use, to verify or enforce the compliance with the laws and policies governing any of our sites.  

      All parties with access to identifiable information about you are required to protect this information in such a manner that is consistent with our privacy policy.  They are not authorized to use or share such information for any reason or purpose than to enact the services that have been requested from us. 

Even though we take every precaution to protect your information, we cannot guarantee that this information may be secure from unauthorized parties.

      Social Networking sites have their own privacy settings.  These sites allow you to control your personal information from within their sites.  Please refer to the social networking sites privacy policies and terms of use.   Our site may contain links to other sites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Google Drive, DropBox, etc… Each site may have different information than the information disclosed here.  Our users should consult and carefully read each site’s privacy practices.  We have no control over the privacy notices on social networks.

       We may also use the services of third parties to provide us with information on the analysis of our site.  These third parties may edit, view and control their own cookies and other forms of web analytics.   The use of these tools that are used and practiced by these third parties are subject to their own privacy policies.  They are not covered by this privacy policy.

 

PRIVACY POLICY UPDATES

        We reserve the right to modify, change and update this privacy policy at any time.  Please take the time to review it often.  Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website.  If we make changes to this policy, we will notify the user here that is has been updated. 

        We provide a manner for you to correct, update or delete your information.  This can be completed by notifying our webmaster by postal mail or email. 

HOW DO WE COMMUNICATE WITH OUR USERS?

       We may contact you to notify you regarding your messages and/or inquiries by email, postal mail, telephone, text message. In the event of an account dispute we may notify you  to troubleshoot problems with your account, to resolve a dispute, to collect fees or monies owed, to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, to send updates about our company, or as otherwise necessary to contact you to enforce our User Agreement, applicable national laws, and any agreement we may have with you. For these purposes, we may contact you via email, telephone, text messages, and postal mail.

      Our website is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with an online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases, and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 
      All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Chapel-by-the-Sea Baptist Church

P.O. Box 235

Tybee Island, Georgia 31328

912-786-4647

chapelbytheseatybee@gmail.com

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